Motorsport

Fast and furious race coming to NZ

The goal is to deliver short, action-packed races that give spectators and drivers more bang for their buck.

An Aussie motor-racing fanatic was bored to tears by the last event he attended. So he invented a new one.

Rossi to try to race with a broken leg

Valentino Rossi plans to ride for Movistar Yamaha in the MotoGP this weekend despite his broken leg not fully healing.

MotoGP star plans to race this weekend despite not fully healing a broken leg suffered three weeks ago.

Leitch surprised by bus incident video

New Zealand motorsport driver Brendon Leitch has been competing in the Formula 4 United States Championship.

"It wasn't till I got very close to the bus that I realised the bus was on my side of the fence."

'Burt Munro of the skies' video

Burt Munro with his 1920 Indian Scout motorcycle.

In classic Burt Munro fashion, Graeme Frew's No 35 World War II fighter plane almost didn't make it to the start.

Vettel loses huge ground

Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari appears to be squandering any chance of emerging from the Formula 1 season as a ...

Battle for the F1 title not over, but "it has become more difficult" for German Ferrari driver.

Red flag for yellow school bus video

New Zealand's Brendon Leitch accelerates in the FIA Formula 4 USA Championship.

'We are red, there is a (yellow) school bus on the track.'

Raceway motorbike lands on road

A motorcyclist had a serious crash at the Manfeild racing circuit in Feilding.

A man is in hospital after a serious crash at the Manfeild race track on Saturday.

No dream finish for Dixon video

Kiwi IndyCar driver Scott Dixon has finished the 2017 season in third place overall.

Kiwi motorsport ace recovers from Indy 500 horrors to finish the IndyCar season in a commendable third.

Hamilton wins, Vettel crashes out

Sebastian Vettel collides with Ferrari team-mate Kimi Raikkonen on the first lap.

F1 championship leader cruises to victory after key rivals crash out on the first lap in Singapore.

Frustration for Paddon

Rotorua's Sloan Cox took out the 30th running of the Ashley Forest Rallysprint on Sunday.

Engine troubles cost Kiwi world rally star at Ashley Forest Rallysprint.

Recap: Dixon third in IndyCar

Scott Dixon drives the #9 NTT Data Honda in IndyCar.

Kiwi motorsport ace finishes the final race in fourth to claim third overall in 2017.

Hartley and Bamber on the podium again

The Porsche team of Kiwis Earl Bamber, left, and Brendon Hartley and German Timo Bernhard celebrate winning the sixth ...

It was another one-two race win for the Porsche 919 Hybrids in Texas.

Scott Dixon 'the guy to beat'

Scott Dixon has history of coming from behind at the last race to win the IndyCar crown.

Kiwi rated the favourite of the five drivers still in contention to win the IndyCar title with one race to go.

Kiwi Stanaway wins Sandown 500

From pole position, Richie Stanaway and co-driver Cam Waters won the Sandown 500.

Breakthrough victory for Kiwi driver Richie Stanaway and team-mate Cam Waters against the big guns.

Scott Dixon struggles in qualifying

Scott Dixon struggled to keep up with the pace in qualifying at Sonoma.

The IndyCar series leader will start at the head of the grid as the Kiwi attempts to win the title.

What makes Scott Dixon tick

Scott Dixon has the chance to win his fifth Indycar title.

Kiwi driver has the opportunity to win his fifth Indycar title on Monday. So what makes him tick?

Huge crash in Supercars qualifying video

Todd Hazelwood crashes heavily but walked away with just a few scratches from a dreadful looking crash at the Sandown 500.

Cam Waters and RIchie Stanaway will start the Sandown 500 on pole, but all eyes were on the big crash.

Season reversal for Dixon

Scott Dixon is chasing a fifth Indycar championship title this weekend.

Scott Dixon is pleasantly surprised by his season as he revs up for Indycar glory again.

Ricciardo breaks lap record

Daniel Ricciardo broke his own Singapore Grand Prix lap record twice during practice sessions on Friday.

Red Bull show they might have the form to contend for victory at the Singapore Grand Prix.

Rain the winner at Sandown

Shane van Gisbergen got little out of the practice day for the Sandown 500.

Todd Kelly in his Nissan was the fastest main game driver in practice on Friday.

Murphy to drive turbo at Bathurst

Greg Murphy promises to take it easy with Triple Eight's V6 twin-turbo engine.

Kiwi motorsport great will do laps of Mt Panorama in Triple Eight's V6 twin-turbo.

Kiwi legend's sports coupe

Only ten of the limited edition cars will be made.

Chris Amon's family are humbled by Toyota's production of limited edition cars in his name.

'There's petrol in my veins'

Race car driver Jordan Michels who entered every category at the opening of the 2017/18 motor racing season at Teretonga ...

Racers from throughout New Zealand head south for the opening weekend of the 2017/18 motor racing season at Teretonga Park.

Marquez wins with last lap pass

Marc Marquez shares the lead in MotoGP after winning the San Marino Grand Prix.

MotoGP standings all tied up at the top as Marc Marquez wins a soaking San Marino Grand Prix.

McLaughlin banks on fast Frenchman

Kiwis Fabian Coulthard and Scott McLaughlin have got on well in the same team this season.

The Supercars season heats up from next weekend when the endurance rounds begin at Sandown.

Pitstop Diary: 'No need for Paddon panic'

Hayden Paddon has been dropped for the Rally of Spain.

OPINION: Hayden Paddon remains a class act despite WRC Spain benching, writes Benjamin Carrell.

Paddon: We will not give up

The 2017 WRC season has been a largely frustrating one for Hayden Paddon.

Kiwi rally driver Hayden Paddon speaks out after 'poor year' leads to demotion.

Dixon won't do it different

Coming from behind to win the title at the last race of the season is not unfamiliar to Scott Dixon.

Kiwi driver to keep it simple when he bids for yet another IndyCar title.

Judd wins Hanmer Rally

Jeff Judd produced a consistent day to take out the Royce Watson Memorial Hanmer Rally.

 Christchurch's Jeff Judd didn't win a stage but took the overall honours at the Hanmer Rally

Hartley, Bamber extend lead

Kiwi pair Brendon Hartley, right, and Earl Bamber are out in front in the World Endurance Championship drivers standings.

Kiwi driving duo extend lead in World Endurance Championship with dominant victory for Porsche in Mexico.

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