Six Kiwi drivers will line up on the grid for this weekend's prestigious New Zealand Grand Prix at the Manfeild Circuit Chris Amon in Feilding.
McLaren GT boss Andrew Kirkaldy heaped praise on Scott McLaughlin after a superb drive at last weekend's Bathurst 12 Hour race.
It's up to Feilding retailers to bring foot traffic to the town's CBD during the New Zealand Grand Prix, Manawatū's deputy mayor says.
A racing couple, bound for this years Burt Munro Challenge, are set to tick off a special bucket list item.
Ken Smith will be hoping to teach the drivers on the New Zealand Grand Prix grid a few lessons when he lines up for his 47th start at Manfeild.
"Grid kids'' are replacing "grid girls'' in Formula One as the motorsport series continues to change ahead of the new season.
Robert Shwartzman became the fourth different feature race winner in four weekends of the Castrol Toyota Racing Series, when he led from start to finish to win the Denny Hulme Memorial Trophy race at Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park in Taupo on Sunday.
New Zealand driver Andrew Bagnall has been transferred to hospital during a yellow-flag dominated first six hours of the Bathurst 12 Hour race at Mount Panorama.
The Baypark Busters' team could only sit and watch as a place in tonight's semifinals of the Superstock Teams Champs slowly disappeared race by race in front of a sold-out crowd in Palmerston North last night.
There could have been an incredible Kiwi team for Sunday's Bathurst 12 Hour race, with Scott McLaughlin and Shane van Gisbergen putting aside their Supercars rivalry to team up.
Juan Manuel Correa has taken his second win in the Toyota Racing Series with a lights to flag domination of Saturday's preliminary race at Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park in Taupo.
OPINION: Sayonara, then, to the grid girls, who have gone the same way as refuelling stops, driver medals and double-points races, consigned to the dustbin of Formula One ideas that once masqueraded as progress.
New National Superstock champion William Humphries still pinches himself each time he see the 1NZ emblazoned on the side of his car.
Wellington Wildcat captain Dale Robertson believes his team has built up enough experience over the past few years to be considered a serious threat to take the 37th Teams' Champs title in Palmerston North this weekend.
PITSTOP DIARY: This weekend sees the 27th running of one of the biggest classic motorsport events in New Zealand, the SKOPE Classic.
Taylor Cockerton's not yet getting the results he so desperately craves but at least he is in the driver's seat.
Kiwi motorsport star Hayden Paddon will get a chance to show off his golf swing in Queenstown next month.
There will be no more "grid girls'' before Formula One races and no more "podium girls'' celebrating with the drivers after them.
Formula 1 driver Fernando Alonso will continue to pursue his dream of winning motorsport's triple crown after his McLaren team agreed to release him to compete in this year's 24 Hours Le Mans endurance race.
Flashbacks from a horrific crash last December continue to haunt Jamie McDonald but a fairytale return to the sport he loves is helping ease the physical and mental strain.