Motorsport

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.

Button to make F1 return

Jenson Button handed over his McLaren seat to Belgian rookie Stoffel Vandoorne at the end of last season

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

Earl eager to get going

Earl Bamber, right, is teaming up with fellow Kiwi Brendon Hartley, left, and German Timo Bernhard for the 2017 World ...

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

Alonso to race Indy 500

Fernando Alonso wil race

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

Silky smooth

Cory Silk with his dragster.

Breakthrough win after several runner-up finishes.

Hartley ready for endurance season

It was a slow start to the 2016 season for Brendon Hartley and his team with a crash and mechanical issues hampering ...

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

Holder wins Otago Rally

David Holder on his way to winning the Otago Rally.

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

Leitch begins US campaign

Invercargill's Brendon Leitch competing in the first round of the United States Formula 4 series at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

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

Duo add red sash to collection

Luke Thwaites and Neville Chalmers set the pace during the Ronnie Tree Memorial final at Oreti Park Speedway on Saturday.

Luke Thwaites and Neville Chalmers claim Ronnie Tree Memorial Trophy.

Vinales wins Argentine GP

Maverick Vinales rode to victory in the Argentine GP.

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

Dixon fourth at Long Beach

Scott Dixon was in the thick of the action at Long Beach but dipped out on another IndyCar podium.

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

WRC wide open after France

Thierry Neuville has won the Rally of France in Corsica.

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 in China

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton dominated at the Shanghai International Circuit.

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

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