June 8th, 2019102
Takuma Sato achieved a racing dream by winning the NTT P1 Award in DXC Technology 600 qualifying.
Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing driver circled Texas Motor Speedway at
an average speed of 220.250 mph for two laps Friday evening in the No.
30 ABeam Consulting Honda. The 42-year-old veteran of nearly two decades
June 8th, 2019206
Hayden Paddon has released photos of his recent purchase, a Hyundai 130N TCR circuit car.
Brought in for Paddon Rally Sport to help with driver and technology development, the new Hyundai will be on show at both the Mystery Creek Field Days outside of Hamilton as well as at the South Canterbury Rally in a fortnight's time.
June 3rd, 2019184
the same day he was bestowed an honor by her majesty Queen Elizabeth
II, Scott Dixon wrote another chapter in his royal Indy car history.
recovered from a crash and last-place finish on Saturday to win the
second race of the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear
doubleheader on Sunday. The victory was the 45th...
May 27th, 2019211
Scott Dixon's bid to win the 2019 Indianapolis 500 was never going to be easy. Having qualified in 18th position the Kiwi driver was making steady progress through the field over the 200 mile race.
A key strategy is fuel saving and Dixon was doing just that.
“It was kind of interesting," exclaimed Dixon. "I thought the first...
May 27th, 2019216
Nick Cassidy and co-driver Ryo Hirakawa have finished second in the latest AUTOBACS Super GT Series race held at Suzuka over the weekend. The TOM'S #37 LC500 finished behind it's #36 sister car (Kazuki Nakajima/Yuhi Sekiguchi - pictured above) which started from pole position to take its first win of the season.
After three of...
May 26th, 2019593
highly successful, UK-based, Dunedin-born motorsport team principal
Dick Bennetts has been inducted onto MotorSport New Zealand’s wall of
The announcement came during MotorSport NZ’s annual awards night held at Te Papa in Wellington on 25 May.
MotorSport NZ Wall of Fame was established in 1994 and is located...
May 20th, 2019221
Michael Ammermüller (D/BWT Lechner Racing) has secured his first win of this year’s Porsche Carrera Cup Deutschland: the seasoned specialist won round four in Most, Czech Republic, from pole position at the wheel of his 485 hp Porsche 911 GT3 Cup.
“At the restart I decided to accelerate early. That was the right strategy. I...
May 20th, 2019267
Nick Cassidy has finished eighth at a rain affected Super Formula round at the Autopolis. Having qualified 11th in difficult conditions, Cassidy made the most of the wet conditions that saw a spate of crashes and safety car periods.
Naoki Yamamoto finished second as Yuhi Sekiguchi won the second round. Felix Rosenqvist's finished...
May 16th, 2019135
A challenging weekend in Thailand saw Kiwi Brendon Leitch drop out of the top three in the championship chase for the 2019 Asian F3 title, but there were still plenty of positives for the young Kiwi to take away from the second round.
A fifth, a DNF and a fighting third left him fourth in the points after the weekend, but the Dayle...
May 12th, 2019291
Jean-Eric Vergne lifted himself back into title contention with victory on the streets of Monaco, bringing to an end the streak of eight consecutive different winners so far this season.
The reigning champion held off the advances of Oliver Rowland in the closing stages with energy levels dropping but managed to hold station and take...
May 9th, 2019157
Only one Southlander, Alex Crosbie, made the long trek to Hamilton for the 2019 Kartsport New Zealand National Sprint Championships but the twelve year old from Invercargill made the trip well worthwhile when he finished third in the Vortex Mini ROK Class for 9-12 year olds in a highly competitive field of twenty-seven...
May 4th, 2019109
Nick Cassidy and team mate Ryo Hirakawa have qualified on the front row of the grid at the second round of the Super GT Series at Fuji Speedway in Japan.
Driving the #37 KeePer TOM'S LC500, Hirakawa set the second fastest time behind the # 23 MOTUL AUTECH GT-R of Tsugio Matsuda/Ronnie Quintarelli.
The race gets underway this...
April 30th, 2019242
Kiwi Jono Lester has been drafted into the Absolute Racing Porsche squad for the remainder of the 2019 Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia, beginning with round two of the championship at Thailand's Chang International Circuit on May 10-11.
Lester will partner rapid Chinese driver Yuan Bo, who scored pole position at the opening round...