Motorsport

Bernie Ecclestone F1 era over: 'I was deposed today. I've gone.'

"I was deposed today. I've gone. That's official," ex-F1 supremo says after 39 years at the top.

Cambridge driver Nick Ross bounces back at Teretonga

Cambridge race car driver Nick Ross had a great weekend at Teretonga and now sets his sights on Manfield.

Bathurst cars, stars to be honoured by Hampton Downs at next NZ Festival of Motor Racing

Hampton Downs will continue its hero worship theme by inviting the best from Bathurst.

Sebastien Ogier wins fourth straight Monte Carlo Rally after Hayden Paddon's withdrawal

Frenchman claims fourth straight victory in rally marred by tragedy after Hayden Paddon hit and killed a spectator.

Toyota Racing Series: Frustrating round for Southland's Brendon Leitch at Teretonga Park

Up and down weekend for Brendon Leitch in TRS while fellow Southlander Liam MacDonald against stars in the NZV8s.

Dutch teenager Richard Verschoor retains lead in Toyota Racing Series

Richard Verschoor retains lead in Toyota Racing Series after winning at wet Teretonga Park.

Richard Verschoor wins at Teretonga after Thomas Randle penalty

Controversial penalty relegates Randle to seventh place while Verschoor cements series lead.

Hayden Paddon's gran says level-headed rally driver will get past 'low point'

Esther Paddon wants to reach out and give her grandson Hayden a big hug following Monte Carlo Rally crash.

Belgian Thierry Neuville leads Monte Carlo Rally by 45 seconds

Thierry Neuville took a 45-sec lead over defending WRC champion Sebastien Ogier at the halfway point of the season opener.

Hometown hero Brendon Leitch starts well in Toyota Racing Series round at Teretonga

Hometown hero Brendon Leitch starts Teretonga Park weekend fine fashion.

Truck racer Dave West returns to Teretonga Park 12 months after horror crash

Truck racer Dave West returns to Invercargill's Teretonga Park 12 months on from horror crash.

Riverton driver Ethan Anderson taking on Formula Ford challenge

Riverton Formula Ford driver Ethan Anderson searches for more points at Teretonga Park.

Spectator who fell in Hayden Paddon crash in the Monte Carlo rally dies

Kiwi Hayden Paddon has withdrawn from the Monte Carlo rally after the death of a spectator.

Invercargill driver Brendon Leitch reflects on his early days at Teretonga Park

Invercargill driver Brendon Leitch has vivid memories of his early days at Teretonga Park.

Intrigue amongst the Toyota Racing Series drivers who will compete at Teretonga Park

Logan Savory takes a look at some of the more interesting TRS drivers who will take to the Invercargill track this weekend.

Shane van Gisbergen's car for V8 Supercar title defence unveiled

A new team name and a new look car for Kiwi V8 Supercar champion.

$6.2-billion sale of Formula 1 approved by FIA World Motor Sport Council

Premier motorsport series sold to 75-year-old tycoon's US media company.

New Zealand's Hayden Paddon off the pace in WRC test stage in Monte Carlo

Work to be done for Kiwi driver as test stage opens new WRC season.

Peter Lampp: It's no certainty the mighty Quinn will get his hands on the NZ grand prix

It will take more than money for Tony Quinn to rekindle a Kiwi passion for the grand prix.

Meaner WRC machines require more "brave pills" for Hayden Paddon ahead of slippery season-opener

Kiwi WRC driver primed to tackle snow and ice in new, more powerful car at season-opener in Monte Carlo.

Southland's Liam MacDonald hopes to continue hot streak in NZ Touring Car Championship on home track at Teretonga Park

There's no place like racing at home for Invercargill's NZ Touring Car Championship leader Liam MacDonald.

46-year-old leads the competition first time out

Late starter, 46-year-old Leigh Tidman from Taumarunui came away with a solid lead in his class at the New Zealand Superbike Championships.

Kiwi WRC star Hayden Paddon focussing on Monte Carlo finish line with new season start only days away

Fourth overall last year, Kiwi WRC driver's only goal to complete season-opener in Monte Carlo after crashing out of same event in 2016.

New Mercedes F1 team-mate Valtteri Bottas has 'no issues' with Lewis Hamilton

Glacial Rosberg tensions in the past as new Mercedes F1 driver talks up team-work with ex-world champ.

Mercedes announces Valtteri Bottas will replace Nico Rosberg in Formula One

Mercedes confirms Valtteri Bottas will take the world champ's seat, as Williams brings Felipe Massa out of retirement.

Teretonga's glimpse at rich, famous and talent as Toyota Racing Series rolls around again

Son of legendary country music singer, songwriter, actress and record producer Reba McEntire to compete at Teretonga.

Valtteri Bottas poised to replace Nico Rosberg at Mercedes - Williams boss

Williams plays nice as their driver is offered a chance to race a F1 championship-winning car.

Defending champion Jehan Daruvala retains Lady Wigram Trophy as Kiwis falter

Jehan Daruvala wins back-to-back Lady Wigram Trophy races to make a promising start to the TRS

Invercargill's Liam MacDonald opens gap in NZ Touring Car Championship

Invercargill driver Liam MacDonald has had a perfect round at Ruapuna in round three of the NZ Touring Car Championship.

Southland's Jeremy Holmes breaks one minute barrier as Tony Rees takes lead at NZ Superbikes Championship

A three-horse race has developed at the top of the NZ Superbike Championship, while Southland's Jeremy Holmes finally broke the 60-second barrier.

Richie Taylor claims NZ Super Saloon Grand Prix at Invercargill's Riverside Speedway

It was an exciting homecoming for Southland born Richie Taylor who claimed the NZ Super Saloon Grand Prix in Invercargill.

Matt Honeywell brushes off title-ending crash before controversial Sprintcar finale

Matt Honeywell rubbed his shoulders then shrugged them as he walked away from a dramatic NZ Sprintcar Championship crash.

Christchurch teenager Marcus Armstrong wins Toyota Racing Series opener

Marcus Armstrong has won his first ever race in the Castrol Toyota Racing Series at the opening round at Ruapuna Park.

Ruapuna next up for Southland V8 driver Jamie Conroy

Southlanders battle it out in the NZ Touring Car Championship.

Toyota Racing Series winner Nick Cassidy laps up million dollar drive

Nick Cassidy goes back in time to where his motorsport career took off

Armstrong gears up for happy homecoming in Toyota Racing Series debut

Teenage Kiwi driver Marcus Armstrong joins the latest intake of promising rookie drivers at Ferrari

Peter Dickson has sights on New Zealand Super Saloon Grand Prix at Invercargill's Riverside Speedway

"I just thought it was a dream racing Super Saloons and then it became a reality.''

Brendon Leitch ready to latch on to 'local' knowledge for Toyota Racing Series

Invercargill's Brendon Leitch hopes success in his fourth Toyota Racing Series produces a stepping to the USA

F1 driver Esteban Gutierrez to race in Formula E

Esteban Gutierrez goes electric after losing his F1 seat at the US-owned Haas team.

Olympian Sarah Walker to drive Super Saloon in celebrity race at Western Springs

Sarah Walker is swapping her bike for a stockcar - but only for one night.

'Fanboost' glitch controversy as Formula E driver wins $287,000 virtual race

Post-race penalty for software glitch forces a change of winner in $287k virtual race.

Ice cool Sloan Frost leaves Superbike rivals in the shade

Defending New Zealand Superbike Grand Prix and national championship title holder Sloan Frost sets early pace

Dakar Rally driver Carlos Sainz avoids major injury after terrifying crash sends him rolling off cliff

Rally fan captures the terrifying moment an out of control rally car rolls towards him.

F1 could be reduced to 10 teams in 2017 as Manor goes into administration

Formula 1 likely to be contested by 10 teams only in 2017 as Manor goes into administration.

Large number of drivers shape as chances for Toyota Racing Series title

Predicting a winner of the Toyota Racing Series could be like predicting our at-times fickle weather.

Stockcar championships come to rural Waikato town

The TWS New Zealand Stockcar Championship is expected to draw crowds of over 5000.

Superbike series starts in Christchurch with Sloan Frost out to defend title

New Zealand's best motorcycle racers kick off the Superbike Series in Christchurch this weekend.

Medical bill hits $24m as Michael Schumacher's recovery lasts three years

Cost of three years of treatment adds up as injured F1 star remains in constant care.

Tough Supercars road ahead for Simona de Silvestro

The first fulltime female Supercars driver in 32 years will find it a tough ask.

Rookie 16-year-old driver Enaam Ahmed to contest Toyota Racing Series

At just 16-years-old, Enaam Ahmed has a bright future in the sport.
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