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NZ's next motor star? video

Look out Lewis Hamilton, Louis Sharp is racing for the big time, at just nine years old.

Look behind you Lewis Hamilton because nine-year-old Louis Sharp is racing for the big time.

Scott Dixon's fit-while-you-sit regime video

Scott Dixon was ranked 33rd in Sports Illustrated's list of the world's 50 fittest male athletes.

Can sitting on your bum really make you one of the world's 50 fittest male athletes? Apparently so.

Indy 500 trophy gets super-sized video

The Borg-Warner Trophy stands nearly as tall as Scott Dixon after the Kiwi won the 2008 Indy 500.

Already 1.7m tall, prize for famous motorsport race gets replica more than a metre bigger.

Swift engine change saves Kiwi

AVONDALE, AZ - APRIL 01:  Scott Dixon of New Zealand, driver of the #9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet IndyCar ...

Scott Dixon unable to make ground in final qualifying, despite lightning fast engine change from crew.

Lorenzo wins Italian GP

Jorge Lorenzo pipped Marc Marquez in a photo finish.

World MotoGP champ Jorge Lorenzo passed Marc Marquez in a photo finish to claim the title.

Dixon to do Indy the hard way

Scott Dixon poses for the traditional photo at the yard of bricks after qualifying races for the Indianapolis 500 at ...

Kiwi driver thwarted by weather in Indy qualifying shootout .

Huge Formula 3 crash video

Three cars were involved in the collision, which left two drivers in hospital

Two drivers in hospital after three cars tangled in a frightening high-speed collision in Austria.

Coulthard motors in third

Tim Slade celebrates after winning both the V8 Supercars races at Winton in Victoria.

Kiwis finish third and fourth at V8 Supercars event at Winton.

McLaughlin takes lead in V8s

Scott McLaughlin is the first Volvo driver to lead the category in 30 years.

Scott McLaughlin drove a superb race to finish second to Tim Slade in Winton.

Paddon crash burns car to ground video

Hayden Paddon and his co-driver John Kennard crash out of the Rally of Portugal.

Kiwi WRC competitor and co-driver unhurt after Rally Portugal crash sends car up in flames.

McLaughlin changes mindset

Scott McLaughlin is shrugging off the disappointment about Volvo's withdrawal from next season.

Despite the team disappointments, the New Zealand driver is having an outstanding season.

Paddon takes top annual award video

Hayden Paddon's career has lifted off during the past 12 months.

Rally driver Hayden Paddon is the South Canterbury 'Sportsperson of the Year'.

Ogier gets revenge on Paddon

Kiwi driver Hayden Paddon powers around the opening super special stage of Rally Portugal.

After Argentina spat, Kiwi loses out in opening stage duel with three-time world rally champ in Portugal.

Paddon keeps feet on ground video

20012016 news photo: supplied:  Hyundai New Zealand has confirmed a three-year agreement with Kiwi motorsport star ...

Kiwi WRC star not expecting win in Portugal, despite breakthrough triumph in Argentina.

Paddon revved up after spat

Hayden Paddon's argument with world champion Sebastien Ogier in Argentina has him fired up for Portugal.

Kiwi rally ace fired up for Rally Portugal after argument with three-time world champ Sebastien Ogier.

Mud, methanol, broken bones video

Legendary rider Pete "Fearless" Adams.

Behind the scenes with the sidecar madmen of speedway.

Dixon in the mix at Indy 500

Scott Dixon was fifth fastest in the first practice session for the Indy 500.

Kiwi Scott Dixon fifth in first practice session ahead of Indy 500 but Andretti drivers sweep top four.

Positive Paddon prepares for Portugal

Hayden Paddon is keen to perform well again in Portugal.

Kiwi star Hayden Paddon heads to the World Rally Championship round in Portugual this weekend with a business-as-usual attitude.

F1 hails teen GP winner video

Red Bull Formula 1 driver Max Verstappen celebrates his maiden Grand Prix win.

Formula 1's youngest ever grand prix winner Max Verstappen has "not put a wheel wrong".

Teen wins Spanish Grand Prix video

Max Verstappen celebrates his win.

Max Verstappen becomes youngest Formula One winner after Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg crash out.

Rosberg 'gutted' over crash video

Mercedes F1 driver Nico Rosberg laments crashing out of the Spanish Grand Prix.

Mercedes F1 driver fumes at team-mate Lewis Hamilton over crash that ended their Spanish Grand Prix.

Evans out of top-10 in Spain

Mitch Evans started his fourth season in the GP2 series with a 12th place finish in the feature race in Spain.

Mitch Evans' GP2 Series season starts with an inauspicious result.

A year out? No way, says Hamilton

On track: Top three qualifiers, Lewis Hamilton Nico Rosberg and Daniel Ricciardo celebrate at the Spanish Formula One ...

Lewis Hamilton has rubbished talks he might take a one year sabbatical.

Dixon seventh in Indianapolis video

Scott Dixon was seventh at the Grand Prix of Indianapolis to remain second overall in the IndyCar series.

Kiwi never threatens the lead as French driver extends overall series lead.

Hamilton on pole in Spain

Lewis Hamilton claimed the 52nd pole position of his Formula One career and third this season, edging teammate Nico ...

Triple F1 champion Lewis Hamilton beats teammate Nico Rosberg to pole position at the Spanish GP.

Pagenaud secures another pole

Scott Dixon has a bit of ground to make up in Sunday's race.

Kiwi Indycar driver Scott Dixon couldn't repeat his practice performance in qualifying.

Rosberg back on top in Spain

Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg was the quickest during practice in Barcelona as he chases five straight victories to start ...

Formula One leader Nico Rosberg sets the practice pace for Spanish Grand Prix.

Recap F1: Spanish Grand Prix

Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg is aiming to go five in a row with victory at the Spanish Grand Prix.

Dutch teen stuns with victory after Mercedes' frontrunners take each other out in the opening lap.

Recap: Spanish GP - qualifying

Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg.

Lewis Hamilton tops his Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg for pole position in Barcelona.

Dixon tops IndyCar timesheets

Scott Dixon is second in the IndyCar standings heading into the fifth round of the 2016 season.

Kiwi reigning series champ threatens lap record in practice for Grand Prix of Indianapolis.

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