Motorsport

Skoda's dual wins at International Rally

Third overall and first Kiwi team home at this year's 2017 International Rally of Whangarei was brother and sister ...

The final stages of the 11th International Rally of Whangarei saw the defending champion grab his chance for victory.

Paddon finishes sixth

Defending champion Hayden Paddon had to settle for sixth place at a "difficult" Rally Argentina.

Kiwi driver Hayden Paddon finishes a "difficult" Rally Argentina in sixth spot.

Bottas claims maiden F1 victory

Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas, left, stunned Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen to secure his first F1 win.

Finnish driver stuns Ferrari stars to win first race in 81 attempts.

Dixon fifth in Phoenix

Kiwi Scott Dixon finished fifth in Phoenix to move to second on the IndyCar Series standings.

Kiwi Scott Dixon finishes fifth at Verizon IndyCar race, moving to second on the standings.

Paddon improves to sixth

Hayden Paddon.

Kiwi WRC driver Hayden Paddon had to overcome another setback on day two of Rally Argentina.

Vettel takes pole position

Ferrari mechanics push Sebastian Vettel ahead of qualifying in Russia.

Sebastian Vettell ends Mercedes' lengthy streak of pole positions.

Paddon rolls, but bounces back video

After an early roll, Hayden Paddon was flying in the afternoon on day two of Rally Argentina.

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

Vettel leads Ferrari one-two

Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel lapped one minute 34.120 seconds - 0.263 quicker than teammate Kimi Raikkonen - during ...

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

Grand Prix won't grow - Quinn

A crash during the grand prix race at Manfeild Circuit: Chris Amon this year.

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

Paddon primed for title defence

New Zealand rally driver Hayden Paddon made a clean start to the opening special stage of Rally Argentina.

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

'Bizarre' speedway crash

Racers and track personnel rush to Daniel Jenkins after he tipped in a TQ race at the Ellesmere Speedway on Sunday.

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

Paddon on 'maximum attack'

Hayden Paddon powers around a right hand bend on his way to victory at Rally Argentina last year.

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

Grand Prix venue decided

Manfeild Chief executive Julie Keane says the Feilding venue is committed to growing the New Zealand Grand Prix.

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

Dixon frustrated with second

Scott Dixon lamented a lack of pace from restarts as likely costing him the win.

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

Boy dies at F1 star's track

Fernando Alonso said the boy's death made it "one of the saddest days".

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

Mostert claims win on rotten day for Kiwis

It was a disappointing weekend for Scott McLaughlin (left) and engineering director Ludo Lacroix.

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

Dixon 4th on Alabama grid

Scott Dixon is eyeing his first Alabama Indycars title.

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

Coulthard wins chaotic race at Phillip Island

Fabian Coulthard won a controversial race at Phillip Island on Saturday.

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

Fundraising tops $1m for teen racer

More than $1 million has already been raised for young British F4 driver Billy Monger, who was involved in a horror ...

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

A smile, a tear for Andrew

Andrew Edwards was just 19 with a promising speedway future ahead of him when the accident occurred at Baypark Speedway ...

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 racer loses legs video

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

Vettel spurs team orders rethink

Mercedes team-mates Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas (right) have a race on their hands after Ferrari driver Sebastian ...

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

McLaren's season gets worse

Fernando Alonso sarted from 15th on the grid.

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

Aucklanders dominate in Invercargill

Auckland's Daniel Kinsman leads the pack during a race at the 2017 KartSport New Zealand National Sprint Championship ...

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

Caughey claims ninth jetsprint crown

Christchurch driver Peter Caughey on his way to his ninth SuperBoats title in Wanaka in April 2017.

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

Vettel holds on to win Bahrain GP

Sebastian Vettel does a dance to celebrate his win in Bahrain.

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

Methven crash rider named

Police cordoned off part of the Mountain Thunder motorcycle street race circuit in Methven after a fatal crash.

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

Bottas takes pole at Bahrain GP

Bottas became the first Finnish driver to take pole since Heikki Kovalainen at the British GP in 2008.

The Finn beats teammate Lewis Hamilton with fastest qualifying lap.

One dead at Easter bike race

Police cordoned off the area of the Mountain Thunder motorcycle street race in Methven where the fatal crash occurred.

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

Vettel tops practice sessions

Sparks fly behind Sebastian Vettel's Ferrari during practice for the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix.

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

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