A statement from our friends at the Otago Rally

Statement The 2020 Otago Rally will be postponed indefinitely.   Due to the spread of COVID-19 the Otago Rally, one of New Zealand’s major motorsports events, will not be held on the planned date of 3-5 Apr; Read More

Former speedway president honoured

Former Central Motor Speedway president Daryl Ainsley will be honoured in a two-day memorial next Friday and Saturday. Two years after his untimely death in a car accident, the Cromwell circuit will host a fun day on Friday ‘‘for Daryl Ain; Read More

This Before and After makes for a Work Vehicle Like No Other

Jon Leng, of Dunedin, talks to motoring reporter Shawn McAvinue about his 1958 Mark II Ford Zephyr ute. Q: How long have you owned your Zephyr? About four years. It was built new in Lower Hutt, then it was a Dunedi; Read More

Classic cars stop off during 7000km NZ rally

Pit stopping in Dunedin in their 1937 Jaguar SS100, worth $1.3million, are Stephen and Collette Owens, of York, England. Photo: Peter McIntosh Some of the most expensive cars in the world pit-stopped in Dunedin recently.; Read More

Highlands gets interactive

New Zealand's drivers punch well above their weight on the world stage, so Highlands Motorsport Park has decided to celebrate their achievements with an addition to its museum — the Young Guns Virtual Reality Experience. Australian motorsp; Read More

Brass Monkey Rally Planning Swan Song

The final Brass Monkey Rally will be held this year. Rally committee member John Willems, of Dunedin, said The Otago Motorcycle Club’s 40th rally on Saturday, May 30 in Central Otago would be the last. The rally had “run its course; Read More

Begg’s legacy a story of family

George Begg lived in Drummond where he built world-class cars for a little more than a decade. He is now to be honoured with an exhibition at Classic Motorcycle Mecca in Invercargill. Invercargill bureau chief Karen Pasco was at the openin; Read More

South Otago man behind Murphy

Former South Otago man Garry Orton believes his Kiwi Motorsport team has what it takes to help Ronan Murphy’s international career take flight. Son of four-time Bathurst 100-winner Grey Murphy, Ronan (18) will make his overseas racing debu; Read More

Brothers to honour their uncle at speedfest

Lining up on the Teretonga Park grid for the George Begg Classic Speedfest next weekend will be a poignant moment for Invercargill siblings Bradley and Jeremy Dawson. They will share driving duties of their late uncle Colin Dawson’s 1968 C; Read More

Hard work comes to fruition

Many months of hard work by the South Otago Motorcycle Club will come to fruition today as it hosts the opening round of the motocross nationals. The track at Riverside Reserve in Glasgow St, Balclutha, has not hosted a motocross event of ; Read More

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