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.
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.
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.
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.