Motorsport

Dixon qualifies ninth for Indy 500

2008 Indy 500 champion Scott Dixon looks to be in the mix again after qualifying ninth for next weekend's race.

NZ's 2008 champion in the mix as local driver steps up to unexpectedly snare pole position.

McLaughlin licking his wounds

Scott McLaughlin needs to regroup after a rough weekend in Winton.

Supercars championship leader eager to get back on track in Darwin.

Coulthard wins in Kiwi quinella

Scott McLaughlin celebrates with his team mate Fabian Coulthard after taking pole position on Saturday.

Kiwi driver wins first race since August last year, as team-mate and series leader Scott McLaughlin makes a rare error.

No regrets for Paddon

Hayden Paddon, left, and co-driver Seb Marshall will be back in action in Italy next month.

Kiwi rally driver out of hospital and declares himself fit for next month's WRC race in Italy.

McLaughlin mistake ends streak

Scott McLaughlin gifted the win to Rick Kelly with a poor corner after a restart on Saturday.

Kiwi driver gifts win to Rick Kelly by running wide at restart.

Paddon airlifted to hospital

Kiwi rally driver Hayden Paddon has spent the night in hospital following a high impact crash at Rally de Portugal.

Kiwi driver crashes out at Rally Portugal, injuring his back and ending his rally.

President gets last lap

Daryl Ainsley's vehicle was found in the sea at the bottom of a cliff on the Tautuku peninsula.

Friends and family farewelled Central Motor Speedway president Daryl Ainsley at a moving last lap of honour on Friday.

McLaughlin looks to extend streak video

Scott McLaughlin's Supercars winning streak stands at four.

Scott McLaughlin will close in on Supercars history if he has a strong week in Winton.

Paddon eyes podium in Portugal

Hayden Paddon and co-driver Seb Marshall will start just their second WRC event of 2018 this weekend.

Three months away from the big stage has Kiwi star hungry for top three finish.

Teen champ targets dad next

Te Awamutu teenager Rachael Archer won the national cross-country championship in the under-200cc two-stroke class.

The 16-year-old is catching up to her dad after winning a national title.

Nissan quits Supercars

Rick Kelly on the attack in the Nissan Motorsport Altima in the Australian Supercars series.

Struggling manufacturer confirms exit from Aussie's showcase series but private entry will fly flag in 2019.

Hartley 12th in Mercedes win

Brendon Hartley under pressure during the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix.

Kiwi F1 driver gets respectable finish in Spain as Lewis Hamilton scores crucial win.

Hartley wipes out in Spain video

The car of Brendon Hartley is recovered from the track after he crashed during final practice for the Spanish grand prix ...

Kiwi F1 driver OK after high-speed crash in practise, but the same cannot be said for his car.

Dixon finishes second

Scott Dixon was in top form when finishing second on Sunday.

Kiwi produces top IndyCar drive after starting from 18th on the grid.

Hartley 18th in practice

Brendon Hartley of Toro Rosso was 18th-fastest during practice for the Spanish Grand Prix.

Kiwi F1 driver posts 18th-fastest times in both practice sessions ahead of Spanish Grand Prix.

'Mother of Manfeild' remembered

Rob and Wendy Lester at Manfeild in 2003. Wendy, who helped run the organisation for 30 years, died in April.

Tributes paid to racetrack's original visionaries.

'Helmety' may replace 'Shoey'

Daniel Ricciardo's celebration has been trademarked – making him ponder drinking champagne out of something else.

The Aussie F1 star may start drinking out of his helmet instead of a shoe, due to trademark issues.

Paddon takes Whangarei win

Hayden Paddon wins his fourth International Rally of  Whangarei.

Hayden Paddon and co driver Mai Peden have won the ENEOS International Rally of Whangarei.

Wipeout rage as riders fall

Moto3 riders Philipp Oetti (right) and Marco Bezzecchi celebrate their first and second placings at the Spanish Grand Prix.

Dramatic finish in the Spanish Grand Prix as four leading Moto3 riders wipeout with just four laps to go.

McLaughlin wins from 19th

In a remarkable weekend, Scott McLaughlin scored back to back wins after starting from 19th on the grid in race two.

Kiwi Supercars series leader breaks a Peter Brock record with a scorching drive in Perth.

Alonso wins on debut

F1 driver Fernando Alonso proved his worth behind the wheel on debut in the FIA World Endurance Championship.

F1 driver nabs his first win at Spa, while making his debut in the FIA World Endurance Championship.

Paddon crushes Whangarei rally

Hayden Paddon took out the Rally of Whangarei while winning every single stage.

Hayden Paddon wins every single stage of the Rally of Whangarei.

McLaughlin claims third straight win

Scott McLaughlin was never threatened in Perth.

Kiwi driver extends his Supercars championship lead.

Fords dominate Perth practice

Scott McLaughlin drives the Shell V-Power Racing Team Ford Falcon FGX during the Supercars Perth SuperSprint practice at ...

Kiwi driver and Supercars championship leader Scott McLaughlin leads the way in Perth.

Hartley: Pressure was on

Kiwi driver Brendon Hartley is finally under way on the F1 scoreboard.

Kiwi F1 driver opens up about pressure to get on the scoreboard and relief after solid finish.

F1 targets Miami street race

Now defunct F1 grid girls wave the American flag at the Circuit of the Americas in 2017.

New owners pushing for greater US presence on the F1 world circuit from 2019.

'It's just unheard of'

Malcolm Peden will be a guest co-driver for Hayden Paddon at Rally Whangarei this weekend.

Hayden Paddon's new co-driver is comparing himself to a go-kart racer stepping into Supercars.

New F1 rules approved

The start of last weekend's Azerbaijan Grand Prix in Baku.

Closer racing with more overtaking anticipated under new F1 rules from 2019.

Dixon on edge for Ninja audition video

Scott Dixon has been held at gunpoint but his challenge of reality TV is the most nervous he has ever been.

Kiwi Indycar driver Scott Dixon auditioning for the American Ninja Warrior was super nervous.

Red Bull high speed wipeout video

F1 team mates crash

Drama in Azerbaijan as team-mates Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen collide, ending their races.

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