Motorsport

Wind cancels racing

Conditions were fine for racing on Saturday, but strong winds forced the cancellation of the Sunday session in the ...

Strong winds see organisers pull the plug on Sunday session of Toyota Racing Series in Invercargill.

Following in uncle's tyre marks

Austrian driver Lucas Auer, nephew of former Formula 1 star Gerhard Berger, will line up in the Toyota Racing Series at ...

Nephew of former Formula 1 star Gerhard Berger to take to Invercargill's Teretonga Park track.

Dixon's major motivator video

New Zealand IndyCar star Scott Dixon wants to make the numbers stack up for his title defence in 2019.

Kiwi star has done just about everything in IndyCar racing but he's driven by one elusive goal in 2019.

Schumacher to join Ferrari video

Mick Schumacher has reportedly made a giant step towards following his father Michael into F1.

Mick Schumacher closes in on F1 drive with his father's old team.

Kiwi F1 hopeful makes statement video

Liam Lawson is fast becoming New Zealand's next great motorsport hope.

He's not even old enough to hold a full license but Kiwi F1 hopeful is making the right passes.

New Formula E car much faster video

The new 2019 Formula E car is around three seconds a lap faster than the old one.

The new 2019 Formula E car is three seconds a lap faster than the old one. And it is easy to see in this video.

Ross in second after round three

Nick Ross competing at Highlands Motorsport Park near Cromwell over the weekend.

In the dry we just couldn't keep up with Jack [Smith]. In the wet the car is phenomenal.

Brabham back to Le Mans video

Brabham plans to compete in sports car racing with a BT62-based car, in the 2021/22 season.

Iconic Australian name will be on track at Le Mans again with a full factory team.

Schumacher's divided personas

Michael Schumacher, left, shares a joke with Benetton chief Flavio Briatore, right in the lead-up to the German Formula ...

Michael Schumacher's manager reveals how he hid his warm side during his motor-racing career.

The Gis teams with Tander

Shane Van Gisbergen is yet to conquer Bathurst.

The Kiwi star will join forces with a three-time winner as he seeks a first Bathurst win.

Dixon's $660k new ride video

A Ford GT similar to Scott Dixon's new drive.

To the victor go the spoils – five-time IndyCar champ takes keys of American supercar.

Burning rubber returns to Feilding

Driver Adam Davies competes in his Nissan 180SX on the way to winning last year's D1NZ drifting championship.

New Zealand's coveted drifting championship final is moving from Pukekohe to Manawatū's Manfeild Park.

Stanaway replaces dumped Tander

Richie Stanaway will switch from a Ford to a Holden this year.

Fresh from splitting with Tickford Racing, Kiwi Richie Stanaway has joined GRM

Sports stars turn to sprintcars video

Former Black Cap turned sprintcar racer Nathan Astle will contest the New Zealand championships at Cromwell on February ...

They only finish mid-pack but they are still the biggest names in sprintcar racing.

Rugby star wins speedway title

Jason Long celebrates with his mother Fiona Long following his victory in the New Zealand SuperStock Championships.

It's the off-season but rugby rep still scores national championship win.

Schumacher shouldn't have skied video

Michael Schumacher's brain injury may have been more severe because of previous injuries.

Doctor claims former F1 champion's racing crashes may have contributed to the severity of his skiing injury.

Bureaucrats pump Formula E brakes video

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND - JUNE 10: Mitch Evans (NZL), Panasonic Jaguar Racing, Jaguar I-Type II.  on June 10, 2018 in ...

Cold water on ASB Classic maestro's latest endeavour – Auckland looks unlikely to get a Formula E race n 2019.

Ferrari role for Hartley? video

Brendon Hartley might have a reason to smile after all if he wants to revive his struggling Formula 1 career.

Kiwi driver linked to key vacancy at Italian F1 giant as 2019 season looms.

Lauda back in hospital

Mercedes GP non-executive chairman Niki Lauda  (R) , pictured at the 2015 Austrian Grand Prix, is back in hospital after ...

Three-time Formula One champ expected to be discharged later this week.

Fresh hope for Schumacher video

Michael Schumacher and his wife Corinna at the height of his Formula 1 success.

Stricken superstar's former boss reveals optimism about "finding solutions" for brain-damaged F1 driver.

Injured racer hit by fellow rider

The crash happened during the Supersport 600 race on Saturday afternoon.

Rider critically injured at national motorcycle racing event hit by trailing bike after fall.

Critical injuries at motorsport park

A person was critically injured in a motorbike race at the Mike Pero Motorsport Park in Ruapuna, Christchurch.

The crowd said "woah" as a rider appeared to collide with another.

'Michael 50' exhibition opens video

A selection of the most significant cars from Schumacher's career at Ferrari are on display at the exhibition.

Ferrari has opened a new exhibition at its museum to celebrate Michael Schumacher's 50th birthday.

Dixon edges Hamilton video

Scott Dixon's fifth IndyCar title continues to be talked about as a new season looms for the Kiwi star in the United States.

Americans rave about Kiwi IndyCar star as he gets driver of the year award and beats F1 champ to story of the year too.

Schumacher turns 50 video

Michael Schumacher in 2006. The F1 driver turned 50 on Thursday.

Family celebrate "victories, records and jubilation'' of F1's most successful driver, but his medical condition remains fiercely guarded.

Hartley's F1 crash bill revealed

Brendon Hartley's car lost a wheel at the start of the Formula One Grand Prix of Italy at Monza.

Four prangs by Kiwi driver listed in Toro Rosso's staggering cost of crash damages in 2018.

F1 boss: Please respect Schumacher

The health of former Formula 1 superstar Michael Schumacher remains a mystery.

Privacy is best policy for stricken world champion about to celebrate 50th birthday.

Rare statement on Schumacher video

It's been five years since Germany's Michael Schumacher suffered a devastating ski accident in France.

As Michael Schumacher turns 50, his family says 'we are doing everything humanly possible to help him'.

Dixon: Death, danger and success video

Born Racer revels the close bonds Scott Dixon holds with wife Emma and daughters Poppy and Tilly.

Emma Davies-Dixon holds her breath. For a few brief yet agonising seconds - that feel like a lifetime - she fears her children have lost their father.

Hartley crashes into stardom video

Brendon Hartley walsk away from his Toro Rosso unscathed after a heavy crash during final practice for the Spanish ...

Gone but not forgotten - dumped Kiwi F1 driver rates in four of the top 10 crashes from 2018.

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