Motorsport

Kiwi Marcus Armstrong to compete in Italian and German Formula 4 series

Kiwi Ferrari Junior Marcus Armstrong to drive in two series in 2017.

Red Bull seeking gains from Renault's 'big winter'

Team boss Christian Horner confident Renault's engine will be competitive.

Drivers display power and skills at car club time trial

Car club welcomes boy racers to test their skills at next street sprint.

Supercars star Jamie Whincup cancels wedding a week out from big day

'Huge shock' as V8 driver pulls out of wedding days before a planned lavish ceremony.

Motocross nationals heat up after brilliant day of racing in Rotorua

The New Zealand Motocross Championships have hit the halfway point, with the battle for titles tightening up.

Jamie Duff reigns at Ruapuna after three-week speedway ban

Back from a ban, but Jamie Duff didn't miss a beat on his way to speedway glory at Ruapuna.

Performance cars descend on Waitara for annual street-race

Wet weather driving advice: "If in doubt flood it out. Just plant your foot."

Doug McDonald returns to Teretonga Park circuit 60 years after first meeting

Doug McDonald returns to Teretonga Park circuit 60 years after he raced at the first meeting.

'Cars are the stars' at Teretonga Park's Classic Speedfest

 Drivers from throughout the world converge on Teretonga Park to race classic cars.

New Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas believes he can beat team-mate Lewis Hamilton

F1 driver backs himself to beat team-mate Lewis Hamilton in debut season with Mercedes.

TRS champion Randle admits title may be his single-seater swan-song

TRS champion Thomas Randle eyes endurance future with money and politics blocking path to F1.

Nico Rosberg warns Mercedes replacement Valterri Bottas: Lewis Hamilton 'no easy ride'

Retired F1 world champ warns his Mercedes replacement about what to expect from his new team-mate.

Lawson, Whittaker, Harker complete perfect rounds at Manfeild

Three drivers proved their dominance winning all three races in their support categories at the NZGP.

Three-way battle for hosting rights of the New Zealand Grand Prix

As Manfeild celebrate improved performance hosting NZGP, Pukekohe join Hampton Downs in attempts to lure the race north in 2018.

Mechanical gremlins target one of circuit's fastest car

New-part demon returns to spoil driver's chances of a top finish.

Kiwi driver Brendon Leitch involved in frightening crash during Toyota Racing Series

Kiwi driver Brendon Leitch says he "saw the sky twice" after frightening crash at Manfeild.

Hayden Paddon finishes Rally of Sweden in seventh after 'tough' weekend

Kiwi rally driver Hayden Paddon struggles to overcome Monte Carlo tragedy, finishing seventh at Rally Sweden.

Daruvala wins New Zealand Grand Prix, while Thomas Randle claims TRS title

Another big crash at Manfeild as Jehan Daravula wins and Thomas Randle takes title.

Speedway: Southland title provides confidence boost for Jake Gillespie heading into South Island Solo Championships

Southland title provides confidence boost for Jake Gillespie heading into South Island Solo Championships.

Kiwi WRC driver Hayden Paddon loses power steering but fights on in Rally Sweden

"It felt like an extended gym session, or wrestling a lion – and coming off second best."

Jacky Ickx honoured to pay tribute to 'lucky' Chris Amon

Jacky Ickx believes Chris Amon was not only a top driver, but also a great guy.

Simon Evans wins opener at Manfeild while rivals clash

Tempers were raised as Simon Evans won the opening race of the weekend in the NZ Touring Car Championship.

Marcus Armstrong puts TRS hopes behind him to focus on NZGP race

Christchurch's Marcus Armstrong wants to return the NZGP title to the hands of a Kiwi.

'I saw the sky twice': Kiwi somersaults two others in NZGP weekend crash, walks away

Kiwi walks away from "10 out of 10" somersault crash in opening race of the NZGP.

Kiwi WRC driver Hayden Paddon finishes strongly on day two to climb to sixth at Rally Sweden

Kiwi WRC driver battles through mental challenges to climb up overall standings on day two of Rally Sweden.

Navigating the seven corners of Manfeild with TRS' top trio

Manfeild's track may look easy, but that is exactly what makes winning the NZGP hard.

Le Mans replica car Ford GT40 goes like hell at Manfeild Circuit Chris Amon

I know at least 10 people who would be incredibly jealous that I went for a ride in this legendary car.

NZGP title not as important as consistent weekend of points for leading TRS trio

Thomas Randle, Richard Verschoor and Pedro Piquet know the importance of a consistent weekend as they chase the TRS title at Manfeild.

From serious car crash to NZGP pit lane for Russell Cresswell in just over a year

Russell Cresswell is back in pit lane for the TRS just over a year on from the car crash which almost killed him.

Hayden Paddon's 'messy' return to action at Rally Sweden

Kiwi rally driver off the pace as he returns to action for the first time after his crash involving a spectator death.

Michael Schumacher's former manager lashes family for secrecy over Formula One star's health

F1 great's family accused of not telling the "whole truth" about his health as they snub old friends.

Christchurch's Marcus Armstrong a real chance at NZ Grand Prix in Feilding

Benjamin Carrell wraps up another week of motorsport in New Zealand.

Kiwi WRC driver Hayden Paddon has eyes-forward on eve of Rally Sweden

Kiwi rally driver will honour fallen spectator as he competes in the Rally Sweden.

Potential rain could change the favourites for the New Zealand Grand Prix

Australian Thomas Randle favoured for the dry, Dutchman Richard Verschoor the best in the wet and Marcus Armstrong the Kiwi hope for the New Zealand Grand Prix at Manfeild.

Alex Rullo to become youngest V8 champs driver

Alex Rullo will juggle school work and driving as he is set to be the youngest ever Supercars driver.

IndyCar star Scott Dixon to contest Le Mans again

Indycar star confirms second crack at famous French endurance race though he's got plenty on his mind right now.

Fans to vote with their feet for future host of the New Zealand Grand Prix

We are about to find out just how much fans care about keeping the NZGP.

McLaren CEO gone in five months

F1 team splits with its CEO after failing to find the "common ground needed to make the team successful again".

Cooper still top at motocross opener

There's a reason why Bay of Plenty's Cody Cooper has the big No.1 emblazoned on his Honda motocross bike.

'Mayhem' wipes Kiwi racing team out of Bathurst 12-hour endurance race

It was a rogue piston that finally took NZ off the track during a 12-hour Bathurst endurance race.

Hayden Paddon seeks 'normality' as he returns from Monaco tragedy to contest Rally of Sweden

Kiwi driver rejoins Rally World Championship after Monaco tragedy where a spectator died.

Kiwi Nick Cassidy prepares for second crack at Japan Super GT Series

Kiwi motor racer Nick Cassidy has twin goals in Japan this year

Manawatu's Andrew Buchanan clinches Sidecar Super Cup title at Oreti Park Speedway

New Zealand's leading sidecar teams produced thrilling race action during the Sidecar Super Cup staged at Oreti Park Speedway on Sunday.

Christchurch driver Marcus Armstrong wins at Taupo in the Toyota Racing Series

A better start was the key as Marcus Armstrong won in Taupo and moved up to fourth in the Toyota Racing Series.

Southland's Brendon Leitch picks up Toyota Racing Series win

Run of ill fortune is halted for Southland driver Brendon Leitch.

Brendon Leitch drives home dominant win in Toyota Racing Series

 Leitch takes chequered flag while teenager lucky to avoid big accident after leaving track at 170km/h.

Manfeild: Attend the New Zealand Grand Prix or risk losing it

Manfeild's chief executive has given a clear 'love it or lose it' message ahead of grand prix.

Australian Thomas Randle has his eyes on the prizes in the Toyota Racing Series

There were two races Aussie Thomas Randle wanted to win in NZ. He's got one, now he's aiming for the other.

Unexpected withdrawal of Mosen and Thomas opens field-up for midget grand prix

Organisers of the NZ Midget Car Grand Prix are annoyed former national champion Brad Mosen didn't contact them directly to declare his withdrawal.

Leading Kiwi Marcus Armstrong seeks podium finish to Toyota Racing Series

Marcus Armstrong aims to finish a frustrating Toyota Racing Series with a flourish
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