Motorsport

Slow roll sets Hayden Paddon back before he responds with stage wins at Rally Argentina

Kiwi driver has low-speed roll before responding with stage wins to sit seventh overall after first full day at Rally Argentina.

Sebastian Vettel leads Ferrari one-two in Sochi Grand Prix practice

F1 frontrunner Sebastian Vettel led a Ferrari one-two in Russian Grand Prix practice.

Hampton Downs owner says NZ Grand Prix will not grow at Manfeild

Hampton Downs track owner says New Zealand Grand Prix should have gone to his venue.

Hayden Paddon makes clean start to defence of Rally Argentina crown

The Kiwi driver is hopeful of another strong showing in Argentina.

Big day for Ellesmere Speedway hampered by 'bizarre' crash

An "unusual" injury for one race-goer as Ellesmere Speedway hosts historic event.

Hayden Paddon on 'maximum attack' to get WRC season back on track at Rally Argentina

Kiwi driver crystal clear what approach will be as he bids to kick-start World Rally Championship season in Argentina.

The New Zealand Grand Prix is staying at Manfeild

Manfeild fights off two other venues to keep the New Zealand Grand Prix. 

Scott Dixon finishes second in IndyCars race at Alabama

Kiwi IndyCar driver laments restarts after press for rare victory in Alabama comes up just short.

Boy, 11, dies in karting accident at F1 driver Fernando Alonso's track

The 11-year-old was karting at Fernando Alonso's track when his kart reportedly flipped and landed on him.

Mostert claims Phillip Island V8 win as Kiwis encounter mistakes and misfortune

Kiwis remain No 1 and 2 in the Supercars series, despite a rough Sunday at Philip Island.

Scott Dixon qualifies fourth for IndyCars Alabama race

Scott Dixon starting behind a trio of Penske cars as he chases his first IndyCars win in Alabama.

Fabian Coulthard wins chaotic Supercars race at Phillip Island

The NZ driver came back from 16th to win a bizarre race at Phillip Island and take the championship lead.

Fundraising page for young British race-car driver Billy Monger raises more than $1 million in 24 hours

The young British race-car driver lost both legs in a horror crash.

'It will never go from my memory': Edwards family prepare for emotion of memorial speedway event for son killed on track

The first time they tried to go back to the track they felt sick. Now the Edwards family returns to remember their 19-year-old.

Teen racing driver's legs amputated while in an induced coma after a crash

English driver remains in an induced coma after slamming into a stationary car at high speed.

Mercedes ponders F1 team orders rethink as Sebastian Vettel wins again

Mercedes F1 team ponders preferential treatment for Lewis Hamilton as Ferrari rival sets early season pace.

McLaren's season gets even worse in Bahrain

How the mighty fall - one driver failed to start, the other could not finish, and neither has scored a point this season.

Aucklanders dominate at KartSport New Zealand National Sprint Championships in Invercargill

Aucklanders dominate at KartSport New Zealand National Sprint Championships in Invercargill.

Cyclone Cook fails to stop Peter Caughey winning ninth national jetsprint title

Canterbury's former world jetsprint champion again left his rivals in his wake in Wanaka.

Sebastian Vettel holds off late Lewis Hamilton charge to win Bahrain GP

Ferrari driver fends off Lewis Hamilton's late surge to take overall F1 lead.

Motorbike rider killed in Methven Easter races named

Ruaraidh McLeod was the motorbike rider killed in a crash at the Methven Easter street races.

Valtteri Bottas beats Lewis Hamilton to take pole position at Bahrain GP

The Finn beats teammate Lewis Hamilton with fastest qualifying lap.

Fatal at Mountain Thunder motorcycle street race in Methven

A competitor has been killed after crash at Methven's annual Mountain Thunder motorbike street race.

Sebastian Vettel tops both practice sessions at Bahrain Grand Prix

Sebastian Vettel tops both practices at Abu Dhabi GP as Ferrari shows impressive pace.

Point-seeking Jenson Button replaces Fernando Alonso at Monaco Grand Prix

Jenson Button will stand in for Fernando Alonso at next month's Monaco Formula One Grand Prix.

Porsche pilot Earl Bamber eager ahead of World Endurance Championship season opener

Kiwi driver excited ahead of World Endurance Champs opener, but knows a challenging weekend looms for Porsche.

Fernando Alonso to miss Monaco GP to race Indy 500 in bid to win motorsport Triple Crown

F1 driver to miss the Monaco GP as he teams with the Andrettis in a bid to win motorsport's 'Triple Crown'.

Kapiti dragster Cory Silk takes nationals win

Breakthrough win after several runner-up finishes.

Brendon Hartley and Earl Bamber eye world domination in endurance championship

Kiwis Brendon Hartley and Earl Bamber ready for start of WEC season at Silverstone.

David Holder wins 2017 Otago Rally

 David Holder win the first round of the New Zealand Rally Championship

Kiwi driver Brendon Leitch begins United States Formula 4 Championship campaign

Three 12th place finishes for Kiwi driver in first round of Formula 4 United States Championship.

Sidecar duo add red sash to collection with Ronnie Tree Memorial Trophy win

Luke Thwaites and Neville Chalmers claim Ronnie Tree Memorial Trophy.

MotoGP: Maverick Vinales wins the Argentine Grand Prix

Spanish rider makes the most of compatriot Marc Marquez's misfortune to claim victory in the MotoGP.

Scott Dixon fourth at Grand Prix of Long Beach

Late pitt stop doesn't help Kiwi in frantic three-lap finish to IndyCar's latest race.

WRC wide open as fourth different driver wins the fourth round

Thierry Neuville wins Rally of France to become fourth different winner on the WRC this year with Kiwi Hayden Paddon struggling again.

Lewis Hamilton wins Chinese Formula One GP

It is the fifth Chinese GP win for the British Mercedes driver.

Canterbury four-year-old Elise Power overcomes illness to win motocross series

Elise Power has spent endless days in hospital and hours connected to an IV line, but you wouldn't pick it when she jumps on her 50cc motorbike.

Scott Dixon qualifies second for IndyCar Long Beach event

New Zealand's Scott Dixon qualified second for Chip Ganassi Racing at Long Beach.

Marc Marquez on pole in Argentina for fourth year in a row

Honda's MotoGP champion takes pole in tricky conditions at the Argentine Grand Prix.

Lewis Hamilton captures sixth pole at Chinese GP with record time

British driver beats Schumacher's track record by more than half a second.

Massive pile-up turns $5 million of Supercars into mangled wrecks

Racing suspended following one of the biggest crashes in Supercars history.

Hayden Paddon seventh after 'difficult' opening day at French round of WRC season

Confused Kiwi WRC driver struggles on tarmac as he slips well off pace in Corsica.

Formula One's Chinese Grand Prix practices wiped out by rain, fog

When Lewis Hamilton finally emerged from the garages on a rainy, foggy day, it wasn't for a practice lap.

Ferrari ace Sebastian Vettel plans tribute to Michael Schumacher at Chinese GP

Ferrari's latest ace has special plans to honour stricken former world champion at this weekend's Chinese GP.

Kiwi driver Scott McLaughlin up for speedy Tasmanian test

Kiwi driver and team-mate Fabian Coulthard are ready to challenge for the top spot.

Kiwi WRC driver Hayden Paddon primed for next step in quest to tame the tarmac

Kiwi WRC driver says he's made sizeable strides in quest to master asphalt ahead of round four in 2017 world championship.

Hayden Paddon's success on world stage inspires young rally drivers in NZ

OPINION: A record 132 cars have been entered in the Rally Otago. Why? You might say Hayden Paddon has had something to do with it.

Lewis Hamilton to face Ferrari F1 fight in China

Lewis Hamilton is the man to beat in Shanghai, and Ferrari are hoping to do just that.

Invercargill's Teretonga Park under threat of losing marquee event

Invercargill City Council launching bid to try retain Toyota Racing Series round in the city.

Kiwi driver Brendon Leitch's shot at racing in the United States confirmed

Excitement builds as humbled Kiwi driver Brendon Leitch gets ready for stint racing in United States.