Motorsport

Rosberg on pole in Russia

Mercedes' Nico Rosberg smiles in the garage during qualifying for the F1 Grand Prix of Russia in Sochi.

F1 leader Nico Rosberg secures pole for the Russian GP as Lewis Hamilton suffers misfortune.

Recap: Russian GP qualfiying

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton.

Nico Rosberg grabs pole position in Sochi as Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton breaks down.

Paddon's hopes take double hit

Hayden Paddon encountered mechanical issues on day two of Rally Whangarei.

Kiwi WRC star hits double trouble on second day of Rally Whangarei.

New Formula One engine deal

The change will help teams like Manor Racing.

In a boost for the smaller teams, engines will be cheaper and more standardised.

Hamilton fastest in Russia practice

Lewis Hamilton set a best time of 1 minute 37.583 seconds on supersoft tyres compared to Mercedes teammate Nico ...

Lewis Hamilton boosted his morale with the fastest lap in Russian Grand Prix practice.

Paddon leads Rally of Whangarei

No surprises as Hayden Paddon leads the Rally of Whangarei after the first two stages.

Not yet over his jet-lag having won the Rally of Argentina, Hayden Paddon is back into his work.

Ricciardo to test aeroscreen

Australian F1 driver Daniel Ricciardo gets into his Red Bull car fitted with the aeroscreen.

Australian F1 driver to handle practice run at Sochi with a new cockpit protection device.

Hamilton needs a hat-trick

Lewis Hamilton was in New York on Tuesday for the Time 100 Gala.

F1 world champ desperate for a May Day victory in Sochi to keep his title defence on track.

$24m F1 crowd-sourcing bid

Manor Racing F1 driver Rio Haryanto dons his fireproof hood.

Smallest team on the track thinks big with text messaging appeal for $24m needed to stay in the race.

'Mad Mike' tears up Long Beach video

Kiwi drifter, 'Mad' Mike Whiddett.

Kiwi burnout king NZ-bound after tearing up the sands and streets of California's Long Beach.

Graeme Crosby reviving old racers

Crosby has the right contacts in Japan to build something special, like this Kawasaki KZ1000 'streetfighter'.

A Kiwi motorcycle-racing icon is now bringing classic bikes back to life.

Hero's welcome for Paddon video

Hayden Paddon and John Kennard of New Zealand celebrate their victory during day three of the WRC Argentina.

"Absolutely incredible. I've never come home to that sort of response. It makes it feel a little bit more real."

Paddon: 'We didn't believe our time' video

Kiwi WRC driver Hayden Paddon.

OPINION: NZ's WRC victor describes how he drove the stage of his life when it mattered most.

Paddon: Champion lines in sight video

Hayden Paddon says he didn't have much time to celebrate his WRC win in Argentina because of a need to quickly return to ...

Victorious NZ rally star's rise to world No 2 unearths a gravel path to rival the best in WRC.

Delight over Paddon victory video

Geraldine's Hayden Paddon celebrates his victory during day three of the WRC Argentina in Villa Carlos Paz, Argentina.

Paddon backer wishes he had gone to Argentina but overjoyed with win.

Paddon wins Rally of Argentina video

Hayden Paddon celebrates becoming the first New Zealander to win a WRC round with victory in the Rally of Argentina.

Kiwi driver produces the "stage of my life" to make NZ motorsport history with victory in the WRC.

Paddon waves the silver fern video

Hayden Paddon and John Kennard have the silver fern draped across the windscreen after their RWC win in Argentina.

Kiwi rally driver puts past trouble of NZ-Aussie flag mix-ups behind him, opting for a silver fern celebration.

Top five NZ motorsport achievements video

World speedway champions Ivan Mauger, Barry Briggs and Ronnie Moore.

Hayden Paddon's victory in Argentina thrusts his name up among the Kiwi motorsport greats.

Fast Dixon spins in Alabama

Scott Dixon's hopes of another IndyCar win received a blow in Alabama.

Kiwi driver unable to recover from a second lap spin despite being fastest on track in the latest IndyCar race.

Who is Hayden Paddon?

Hayden Paddon is the first Kiwi to win a stage of the World Rally Championship.

Kiwi rally ace Hayden Paddon secured his first World Rally Championship stage victory on Monday morning, but who is he and what kind of achievement is that?

Rossi wins Spanish Grand Prix

Valentino Rossi shot to his 113th career victory.

After seven winless months, the Italian MotoGP great flies to one of his most satisfying career victories.

Paddon on track for victory video

Kiwi rally driver Hayden Paddon and long-time co-driver John Kennard are leading the Argentinian round of the FIA World ...

A crash from his closest rival has left Hayden Paddon in front in Argentina.

Dixon fourth on Alabama IndyCar grid

Scott Dixon will start the IndyCar Alabama Grand Prix in fourth.

New Zealand IndyCar star Scott Dixon has qualified fourth for the Alabama IndyCar Grand Prix.

Speedway flyer on verge of history

New Zealand speedway champion Jason Bunyan can complete an unbeaten season in Auckland on Sunday.

NZ's fastest man on two wheels around a speedway track is one day away from yet another record.

Paddon third in Rally Argentina

Kiwi rally driver Hayden Paddon in his Hyundai i20.

Kiwi driver just 11 seconds behind the leader after day one.

Heimgartner disappointed by treatment at SBR

Andre Heimgartner says he realised his time was up with Super Black Racing last season as soon as Chris Pither was ...

Young driver felt things were turning around when he was cut.

Paddon fastest in Argentina

New Zealand driver Hayden Paddon has shown pleasing early speed at Rally Argentina.

Kiwi driver shows he has the pace by blitzing shakedown stage at latest WRC event.

Special Camaro to lead Indy 500 gallery

The 2016 Indianapolis 500 Camaro SS Pace Car.

A unique Chevrolet Camaro will serve as pace car for the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 in May.

Paddon prepared for Argentina

Hayden Paddon and John Kennard competing in a stage of Rally Argentina in 2015

Geraldine's Hayden Paddon wishes his trip back to his home land was longer.

Blind backflip over speeding car video

Hollywood stuntman Damian Walters performs a blind back flip over a speeding race car.

It seems crazy, but a stuntman has completed a no-look backflip over a car racing towards him at about 100kmh.

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