Motorsport

Simon Evans wins in wet in Taupo

Simon Evans coped with the conditions in Taupo to win the first race of the weekend at the NZ Touring car champs.

'I just want to ride': Teenage motocross rider Roma Edwards chases dream

Not even a broken leg can keep Roma Edwards from pursuing her dream of being a professional motocross rider.

458 Challenge is a fast and furious track only Ferrari racer

Ferrari has a stunning new entry in the world of track-only supercar racing.

Want to become a Mercedes Formula 1 driver? Check the job ads

Nico Rosberg's shock retirement from F1 left Mercedes with a job to fill, and fast.

Motorsport legend Kenny Smith will be celebrated at NZ Festival of Motor Racing

January's NZ Festival of Motor Racing will celebrate Kiwi motorsport great Kenny Smith.

Jamie Conroy confident he can bounce back in round two of NZ Touring Car Championship

Invercargill driver Jamie Conroy is ready to bounce back in round two of the NZ Touring Car Championship. 

Shelby Blackstock, son of country singer Reba McEntire, confirms entry in TRS

Shelby Blackstock has taken a different route to stardom than his famous mother.

Southland's Brendon Leitch will have a fourth tilt at the Toyota Racing Series

Kiwi Brendon Leitch will have fourth tilt at the Toyota Racing Series.

Kiwi Scott McLaughlin wins best and fairest Supercars driver award

NZ racers claim coveted fair drive, drivers' driver and championship honours on red carpet night in Sydney.

French Grand Prix back on F1 calendar from 2018

The world's oldest grand prix to return to the F1 circuit after a 10-year absence.

Shane Van Gisbergen lashed after Supercars win

Shane van Gisbergen strongly denies sexism behind his 2012 departure from Stone Brothers Racing.

No time to rest for Supercars champion Shane van Gisbergen

Shane van Gisbergen will be racing again in Malaysia this week, then off to America.

Gore's Derek Ayson wins Silver Fern Rally

Not all plain sailing for Gore rally driver on southern back roads.

Triple Eight boss happy for Shane van Gisbergen not to be No 1

Roland Dane doesn't mind if Shane van Gisbergen keeps the number 97 on his car.

Hamish Harwood still the best, even when he's not 100 per cent

Hamish Harwood would be the first to tell you he's a long way short of being fully fit, but he was still good enough to get the job done at the Auckland Motocross Championships.

Red Bull rule out Daniel Ricciardo release as Mercedes look to replace Nico Rosberg

Daniel Ricciardo's bosses at Red Bull have ruled out releasing the Australian driver to join Mercedes as Nico Rosberg's replacement.

Mosgiel's Paul Clarke breaks Teretonga Park lap record

Mosgiel's Paul Clarke repeatedly lowers Teretonga Park lap record.

Time to move on for Kiwi Supercars driver Scott McLaughlin

Kiwi V8 driver has mixed feelings about heading off onto his next challenge in motorsport.

Shane van Gisbergen hungry for more Supercars success

Having won the title on Saturday, Shane van Gisbergen took out Sunday's race in Sydney.

Earl Bamber joins Brendon Hartley in Porsche LMP1

Two of New Zealand's leading motor racing drivers will join forces next year for Porsche.

Shane van Gisbergen dedicates Supercars title to parents

For the second Supercars round in a row, Shane van Gisbergen shed tears at the finish line.

Shane van Gisbergen has race of life for Supercars title

Shane van Gisbergen achieves his lifetime goal after winning the 2016 Supercars title.

Red Bull looking for Supercars trifecta

Shane van Gisbergen is aiming to make history for the team that helped win him a maiden Supercars title.

Andre Heimgartner faces uncertain Supercars future

NZs youngest Supercars driver doesn't know if he'll be back next season.

Jim Richards proud to pass baton to Shane van Gisbergen

After 25 years, Jim Richards is delighted to see another Kiwi win the Supercars title.

Jim Richards inducted to Oz motorsport Hall of Fame

New Zealand's greater touring car driver has been honoured by Australian motor sport.

David Coulthard: Nico Rosberg's bold exit ushers in exciting era for Formula One

Nico Rosberg's shock retirement was a bold and classy decision, explains David Coulthard.

Nico Rosberg stuns Formula One with retirement announcement

New champion Nico Rosberg has announced his retirement from Formula One.

No holding back for Shane van Gisbergen at Sydney 500

Shane van Gisbergen says he'll go all out for the win on Saturday, rather than think of points.

Failed bid for car and funding sees Kiwi Supercar team halted

NZ's only Supercars team, in flux since founder's death in July, going on hiatus after failing to get a car and funding.

Shane van Gisbergen deserves praise in NZ: Greg Murphy

NZ motor racing legend hopes Kiwi driver gets plenty of accolades if he wins the Supercars title.

Going sideways at top speed: A reporter's ride in a drift car

Inside a drift car under the roof at Forsyth Barr Stadium

Hayden Paddon believes new generation Hyundai will be 'more exciting' for WRC spectators in 2017

Kiwi WRC star says fans are in for more excitement as his Hyundai team launch highly-anticipated new car in Italy.

Puncture costs Derek Ayson lead in Silver Fern Rally

Derek Ayson races with no brakes as he heads for home in the Silver Fern Rally.

Craig Lowndes locked in Supercars battle with Scott McLaughlin

It will be a battle between young and old for third place in the Supercars championship.

Rested Shane van Gisbergen ready for biggest weekend of life

The last Kiwi Supercars victory was in 1991. Shane van Gisbergen is ready to take it back for NZ.

Southern Classic draws former motorcycle stars to Timaru International Motor Raceway

A showcase of impressive motorcycles and former world champions will bet the Southern Classic at Levels this weekend.

Son of a gun Pedro Piquet back to race in New Zealand

Teenage Brazilian teenage motor racing star Pedro Piquet heading to New Zealand again.

German Grand Prix dropped from 2017 Formula One calendar

2017 Formula 1 calendar announced with Hockenheim out and the Brazilian Grand Prix in doubt.

Audi departure and unsuccessful title defence not impacting Porsche pilot Brendon Hartley's focus

Looking ahead to his fourth World Endurance Championship season, leading Kiwi driver feels "really home at Porsche".

Le Mans-winning Kiwi Earl Bamber set to join countryman as Porsche LMP1 driver in 2017

Le Mans winner from Whanganui set to join countryman and fellow Porsche driver in World Endurance Championship's premier class.

'Unwell' Lewis Hamilton pulls out of F1 tyre test days after championship defeat

F1 driver struggles behind the wheel just days after suffering world championship defeat.

Monza signs on in Formula 1 with new three-year contract

Italy's famous Formula 1 track to stay on the grand prix circuit after signing contract.

Kiwi teen driver Marcus Armstrong is set for 2017 Toyota Racing Series

Christchurch teen Marcus Armstrong will take part in 2017 Toyota Racing Series.

Mark Reason: Lewis Hamilton show is reality TV with motorcars

OPINION: It is hard to resist watching Lewis Hamilton - the man who put me in team.

Paddon Rally Foundation calls for its first applicants

The Paddon Rally Foundation is calling for its first applications, from novices to those with international experience.

Lewis Hamilton wins plaudits as 'naive' Mercedes ponder punishment

F1 driver's tactics applauded for adding tension to race in Abu Dhabi.

Red Bull boss Christian Horner backs Lewis Hamilton's slow tactics in Abu Dhabi

Lewis Hamilton has earned unlikely backing from the boss of rival Formula 1 team Red Bull over his go-slow tactics in Abu Dhabi.

How battling for supremacy drove boyhood friends apart

Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton used to be friends, but motorsport tore that relationship apart.

Lewis Hamilton may pay for 'dirty tricks' in last gasp bid to win the F1 title

Scorn for F1 driver after his go-slow driving tactic in a last-gasp bid to retain the world title fails.
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