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Gaunt gunning for good result at Hampton Downs 500

September 25, 2018

The Australian GT Series has been good to Daniel Gaunt and he’s in with a shot of claiming his first title at the Laser Plumbing & Electrical Hampton Downs 500 next month. Gaunt will team up with Australian Tony Bates in the Audi R8 LMS for the season finale. The pair won the Phillip Island 101 in June and currently..

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9th Podium for Marcus helps to seal the Team’s Title in Austria

September 25, 2018

With hunger and determination, Marcus Armstrong took to the Red Bull Ring this weekend, for the penultimate round of FIA Formula 3 Championship. Relentlessly battling from start-to-finish, the Kiwi driver added another podium to his tally, earning a strong haul of points along the way. Set high in the Styrian Mountains, the 4.318km ribbon of tarmac features a series of..

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Baldwin back for championship challenge

September 24, 2018

Last season's Rookie of the Year Jordan Baldwin will be back for the 2018-2019 Toyota 86 Championship and the 20 year old has his eyes firmly on the overall title. The former ministock, stockcar, national level kart and BMW E30 racer made the podium on his debut in the Toyota 86 Championship last season. He achieved that feet at almost..

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Carters Tyres One Hour Series set to scorch Ruapuna

September 24, 2018

It’s another bumper field as the 2018 Carters Tyres One Hour Race Series heads into its second round at Mike Pero Motorsport Park Ruapuna on Saturday 29th September, with a field of nearly 50 cars set to take the starters lights. Entries have been received from all manner of machinery and range from late model factory race cars through to..

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McRae becomes first international driver to win Ashley Forest Rallysprint

September 23, 2018

Australian-based Scotsman Alister McRae won the Ashley Forest Rallysprint, in North Canterbury today, in the 1998 ex-Possum Bourne Vantage Subaru WRC - becoming the first international driver to claim victory in the event’s 35-year history. The elimination-style nature of the rallysprint, which featured a 55% uphill and 45% downhill 1.7km course, saw McRae go first in the top-two run off...

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50th anniversary of Formula Vee Association of New Zealand

September 21, 2018

The Formula Vee Association of New Zealand is celebrating its 50th Anniversary at Pukekohe Park Raceway on the weekend of the 8th & 9th of December 2018. The Association is currently accepting registrations of interest for this event. Don’t miss out on a great weekend at a National Motor Racing meeting where the NZ Formula First Championship will be holding its..

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Lawson’s Formula 4 finale

September 21, 2018

The German Formula 4 championship is at Hockenheim this weekend for the season's finale with Kiwi teenager Liam Lawson in a three-way fight for the runner-up spot. Lawson held onto second position in the championship throughout the season but slipped back a place at the penultimate round after mechanical issues in the final race. However the 16-year-old from Pukekohe is..

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COUNTDOWN HAS BEGUN FOR SECOND TARGA NZ EVENT IN THE SOUTH ISLAND

September 20, 2018

The countdown has begun for the 2018 Targa New Zealand tarmac motor rally, the annual multi-day marathon event returning to the South Island in late October for only the second time in its 24 year history. This year the iconic closed road stage event starts in Invercargill on Tuesday October 23 and takes in over 600kms of closed special stages linked..

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Otago Rally announces two-pass recce for 2019

September 20, 2018

Next year’s Otago Rally will offer competitors a two-pass reconnaissance for the first time, in a move to reduce the advantage of drivers who have contested the event on many occasions. The decision is not one that has been made lightly by rally organisers, and is the first of many new features that will ensure that the Otago Rally remains..

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Prize pool offers big step towards Supercars dream for young NZ drivers

September 19, 2018

A career in Supercars could be one step closer for two young Kiwi racers after Toyota Racing New Zealand confirmed its best ever prize pool for the forthcoming Toyota 86 Championship. The prizes offer the chance for two drivers not only to make a big step forward in their racing careers but also to catch the eye of the Supercars..

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