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Hey Dad, can't you go faster downhill?

Hey Dad, can't you go faster downhill?

Winning the 2WD category at the Ashley Forest Rallysprint last weekend was nothing new for Mosgiel's Chris Hey, although his choice of co-driver made the ninth consecutive win pretty special.

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Rosberg triumphs in Singapore

Rosberg triumphs in Singapore

Germany's Nico Rosberg celebrated his 200th Formula One race by retaking the championship lead from Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton after a pole to flag win in Singapore on Sunday.

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Henderson best of Otago drivers

Henderson best of Otago drivers

Dunedin's Chris Henderson was the best-placed Otago driver after the first round of the South Island Endurance Series (SIES) last weekend, finishing second in the one-hour race at Teretonga Park.

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Ayson shows Aussies how to succeed

Ayson shows Aussies how to succeed

Two Otago rally competitors had their first taste of international rallying last Saturday when they crossed the Ditch to compete in the Border Ranges Rally in northern New South Wales.

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Rosberg eases to Belgian GP win

Rosberg eases to Belgian GP win

German Nico Rosberg steered clear of the chaos unfolding behind him and cruised to an unchallenged win in a disrupted Belgian Grand Prix on Sunday.

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Dealing with disappointment

Dealing with disappointment

As a rally enthusiast Catherine Pattison feels the pain of the drivers and teams when an event goes pear-shaped. She spoke to four drivers to find out how they deal with the disappointment of a crash or a mechanical failure.

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Isle of Man winner Dunlop racing here

Isle of Man winner Dunlop racing here

Motorcycle street racing fans might like to book tickets to Wanganui for Christmas to see one of the world's fastest road racers.

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Isle of Man winner racing in NZ

Isle of Man winner racing in NZ

Motorcycle street racing fans might like to book tickets to Wanganui for Christmas to see one of the world's fastest road racers.

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Hamilton cruises to win in Germany

Hamilton cruises to win in Germany

Lewis Hamilton cruised to an unchallenged victory in Sunday's German Formula One Grand Prix to extend his lead over Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg at the top of the world championship standings.

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Eastern Southland champ used two cars

Eastern Southland champ used two cars

Although attending multiple car events in a season is hardly a chore for a motorsport enthusiast, it took real commitment for Winton's Brendon Mitchell to claim the 2015/2016 Eastern Southland Car Club's (ESCC) Championship title.

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Catlins Rally a family affair

Catlins Rally a family affair

Dunedin rally driver Tony Johnston is usually outnumbered by the female co-drivers in his home, but for the up-coming Catlins Rally, he will join his wife Heather and stepdaughter Nikita Gibson on the passenger side.

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Changes point to outstanding season

Changes point to outstanding season

With just under two months to go until the 2016 South Island Endurance Series (SIES) roars into life, some significant changes have been made, one of which will result in up to six full FIA GT3-spec cars competing this season.

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Leitch says TRS will keep him race-ready

Leitch says TRS will keep him race-ready

Cromwell-based racing driver Brendon Leitch will enter the Toyota Racing Series (TRS) for a fourth time in the 2016-17 season, with an eye out for international opportunities.

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Otago drivers in action around the world

Otago drivers in action around the world

This weekend, three Otago drivers are competing in different corners of the world, in different events.

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Dud mill puts Gilmour out of running

Dud mill puts Gilmour out of running

While the 2016 New Zealand Rally Championship (NZRC) title was decided in the penultimate round, a fierce battle for the other podium spots will be raging today at the Rally of Coromandel.

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