Motorsport News NZ

Henderson relishes status as underdog

Henderson relishes status as underdog

We call it the journalist's curse, others call it jinxing. Whatever you call it, writing about a driver before an event can be regarded as tempting fate.

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Paddon’s new co-driver shares about shift

Paddon’s new co-driver shares about shift

Englishman Seb Marshall is about to become a regular fixture in New Zealand's motorsport media, so Catherine Pattison decided to find out a bit more about Hayden Paddon's new co-driver.

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Gilmore looking to defend Canterbury title

Gilmore looking to defend Canterbury title

Rally Canterbury will forever be a favourite for Emma Gilmour after her historic victory last year, and she hopes to repeat the feat tomorrow.

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Top single-seaters returning to Teretonga

Top single-seaters returning to Teretonga

A combined community effort has culminated in Teretonga Park, in Invercargill, being confirmed as one of the venues for next season's Premier Motorsport Championship.

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COMC adds women's class

COMC adds women's class

Wanaka's Jody Tuffs is a keen advocate for women motocross riders, even if it has to be from her armchair for the time being.

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Drivers speed up preparations for NZRC

Drivers speed up preparations for NZRC

A short turn-around between New Zealand Rally Championship (NZRC) rounds has seen Balclutha-based Rhys Gardner's team put in some long hours in the workshop.

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Looking back at the 2017 Otago Rally

Looking back at the 2017 Otago Rally

Last weekend's Otago Rally provided plenty of memorable moments for crews and spectators alike. Here are some highlights captured on camera by our Drivesouth team.

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Otago Rally - Putting it all together

Otago Rally - Putting it all together

The Drivesouth Otago Rally Fest is actually three events in one: a full-blooded national championship event featuring New Zealand's leading drivers in modern turbocharged four- wheel-drive cars; a classic rally featuring a star- studded international cast in old-style two- wheel-drive machines; and an allcomers event, including some drivers in very quick and spectacular cars who are out to have fun.

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New rally car a big step up for Gardner

New rally car a big step up for Gardner

While most of the local drivers have stuck to the familiar for their home event, Rhys Gardner has gone all-out on changes for next weekend's Drivesouth International Otago Rally.

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