Motorsport

McLaren board will decide drivers, says Dennis

Decision over who will drive for McLaren in 2015 lies with the team's board, group head says.

Niki Lauda sees another Mercedes duel in 2015

Three-time F1 world champion believes Lewis Hamilton's and Nico Rosberg's rivalry will continue in 2015.

Loeb Monte Carlo comeback 'for fun'

Nine-time world rally champion Sebastien Loeb to make a surprise one-off return to the WRC circuit.

Hamilton, Rosberg shake hands on epic season

F1 champion hails rival as a "phenomenal competitor" after the team-mate extended a congratulatory hand.

Alonso overcome in Ferrari Formula 1 farewell

Emotional strain of his final race for Ferrari took its toll before even starting the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, driver admits.

Mercedes: Rosberg will bounce back in F1

German F1 driver will return to the championship in 2015 stronger for his experience this year, Mercedes boss says.

Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton savours 'greatest day'

Formula One world champion elated by his success talks about what it took over the last 24 hours to win the title.

Williams save the best for last at Abu Dhabi

Resurgent F1 team cashes in on double points at Abu Dhabi, boosting the team to heights not reached in over a decade.

Evans pipped to GP2 podium in Abu Dhabi

Kiwi driver finishes the GP2 season with a fourth placing the year-ending sprint race in Abu Dhabi.

Hamilton captures F1 drivers' championship

Cheered on by Prince Harry and pop star girlfriend Nicole Scherzinger, driver wins in Abu Dhabi to claim F1 title.

Evans finishes fourth in GP2 drivers' standings

Kiwi racing car driver ace confirms his final placing in GP2 drivers' championship with a podium finish in Abu Dhabi.

Veteran picks McLaughlin as driver to watch

V8s veteran Craig Lowndes believes Scott McLaughlin will be one of the main challengers to Red Bull Racing.

Rosberg beats Hamilton for pole in Abu Dhabi

Nico Rosberg beat title favourite Lewis Hamilton to pole position for the decisive Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix.

Advantage to Hamilton in Abu Dhabi practice

Lewis Hamilton claimed an early advantage over title rival Nico Rosberg with fastest lap in Abu Dhabi practice.

Nascar's Marcus Ambrose cranks up V8s return

Returning V8s champ admits even he may not have been able to stop Jamie Whincup's record sixth series title.

Greg Murphy swaps V8 for shopping trundler

Racing legend swaps his V8 for a shopping trundler and a quick lap around a supermarket at Warkworth.

Raikkonen envisages Ferrari fun with Vettel

Kimi Raikkonen envisages fun times ahead at Ferrari with the F1 team signing Sebastian Vettel.

Lewis Hamilton unfazed by F1 title pressure

F1 drivers' championship leader plays down challenge ahead of him in title-deciding, season-ending grand prix.

Briton Stevens to make F1 debut for Caterham

Will Stevens will make his F1 debut alongside Japanese driver Kamui Kobayashi for Caterham at the Abu Dhabi GP.

Sebastian Vettel to replace Alonso at Ferrari

Sebastian Vettel hopes to emulate Michael Schumacher as he replaces Ferrnando Alonso at Ferrari.

Hamilton, Rosberg braced for F1 showdown

Lewis Hamilton goes into season-ending Abu Dhabi GP leading Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg by 17 points.

Michael Schumacher paralysed, says friend

F1 ace reportedly paralysed and has difficulty with his speech almost a year after skiing accident.

Nine-time Le Mans winner Kristensen to retire

All-time most successful Le Mans 24-hour race driver to quit the sport, giving up his quest for a 10th victory.

Alain Prost slams Abu Dhabi double F1 points

F1 legend hits out at the "Abu Double" as drivers prepare for the season-ending grand prix in the UAE.

F1 driver Jules Bianchi out of artificial coma

F1 driver critically injured after crashing into a tractor at the Japanese Grand Prix takes important step in his recovery.

Super Black Racing chase full-time V8s licence

Super Black Racing after V8s contract held by Dick Johnson Racing’s Scott Pye, but are also exploring other options.

McLaren delay their 2015 driver announcement

Jenson Button fans made to wait as McLaren F1 team postpones naming of its 2015 driver team.

British duo create History with Trophy victory

Vince Bristow and Dean Mitchell take out Historic Trophy in Silver Fern Rally to become first international crew to win event.

Paddon on way home after successful season

Kiwi in the points of the World Rally Championship finale in Wales, fighting his way back to finish 10th.

'Abu Double' last roll of the dice for F1 team

Mercedes may have stitched up both Formula One titles, but for some smaller teams it might be one last blast.

Kiwi driver Hayden Paddon 10th in Rally Wales

Kiwi Hayden Paddon has finished in the points in the World Rally Championship finale in Wales.

Snow cuts Coronet Peak Hill Climb race short

The Coronet Peak Hill Climb cut short on Saturday, with snow flurries creating dangerous conditions for the 31 drivers.

Scott Mclaughlin snatches Phillip Island V8 win

Kiwi driver Scott McLaughlin claims his second V8 win of the weekend and fourth of the season at Phillip Island.

Teen driver Caleb Cross wins Formula Ford

Schoolboy driver Caleb Cross wins second round of Ace Hire South Island Formula Ford Championship at Timaru International Raceway.

Stormy start to epic 24-hour multisport race

Tim Farrant and JJ Wilson of Christchurch took out the Southern Lakes Multisport Club's 24 hour race on Saturday.

Hayden Paddon competitive on level playing field

Kiwi rally star Hayden Paddon displayed his trademark determination on the second day of Wales Rally GB to improve to 11th.

British pair rally to take Silver Fern title

Vince Bristow and Dean Mitchell claimed the Historic Trophy in the 2014 Silver Fern Rally which ended on Saturday.

Hayden Paddon on cusp of Wales Rally top 10

Day of dogged determination pays off for Kiwi driver poised to make the top 10 of the Wales Rally GB.

Jamie Whincup takes sixth V8 Supercars title

Jamie Whincup scorched chief title rival Mark Winterbottom to claim fourth-straight V8 Supercars title.

NZ V8 drivers in thick of action at Phillip Island

Scott McLaughlin tastes victory at V8 Supercars Phillip Island 400 while fellow Kiwis clash in bizarre incident.

Paddon in 12th at opening of Wales Rally GB

Kiwi Hayden Paddon sits in 12th after eight stages in the Wales Rally GB.

Caterham to race F1 Abu Dhabi season-ender

Caterham’s Kamui Kobayashi crashes at Albert Park.

Caterham F1 team will race in the Abu Dhabi season-ender despite still falling short of a financial target.

F1 not interested in young fans - Ecclestone

Formula One would rather cater for rich over-70s than chase a younger generation that cannot afford luxury watches.

British duo bag overall lead in Silver Fern Rally

Vince Bristow and Dean Mitchell claim lead of Silver Fern Rally with five special stages remaining.

Craig Lowndes fastest in Phillip Island practice

Craig Lowndes has led a Red Bull one-two during practice at the V8 Supercars round in Phillip Island.

Shane van Gisbergen eager for big V8 finish

Kiwi V8 Supercars driver eager for a strong finish to the season to secure a championship podium spot.

Kenny Smith joins Collins at Formula Fords

Ken Smith will join Michael Collins at opening round of the 2014-15 NZ Formula Ford Championship.

Hayden Paddon confident ahead of Wales rally

New Zealand rally driver Hayden Paddon is hoping for a top-five finish at Wales Rally GB.

Silver Fern Rally is right up Brit Tysoe's alley

Simon Tysoe

Englishman Simon Tysoe loves everything about the Silver Fern Rally, which stopped in Timaru overnight.

Silver Fern Rally produces long day of drama

Jeff Judd

UK pair Vince Bristow and Dean Mitchell have seized the smallest of leads in the Silver Fern Rally.