Labour weekend motorsport action

TERETONGA Park, on the outskirts of Invercargill, is the place to be this Labour Weekend (October 23 and 24) when the circuit hosts Round 3 of the Carter’s Tyre Service South Island Endurance Series presented by Allied Petroleum. Originall; Read More

Pettigrew takes Catlins Rallysprint

CROMWELL driver Ari Pettigrew, in a borrowed four-wheel-drive Ford Fiesta Pronto, won the Eastern Southland Car Club’s Rosebank Lodge Catlins Rallysprint by the barest of margins on Saturday. Pettigrew set a time on his last run of the day; Read More

Electric opportunity for Gilmour

Emma Gilmour is set for a full ride in Greenland. The Dunedin rally driver had been named as a reserve for the Veloce Racing team at the Extreme E event. At the end of this month she will step into the car at the Arctic X Prix, fil; Read More

Gore’s Pettigrew drives borrowed car to rallysprint victory

Cromwell driver Ari Pettigrew, in a borrowed 4WD Ford Fiesta Pronto, won the Eastern Southland Car Club’s Catlins Rallysprint by the barest of margins on Saturday. Pettigrew set a time on his last run of the day that pipped Andrew Graves (; Read More

Ford’s zippy Puma is a class-leading SUV

The cat is out of Ford’s bag, and it is a Puma that’s good enough to claw its way to the top of its class with on-trend styling, zippy performance and superb handling. While the Puma name is new to our market, Ford has dabbled with feline ; Read More

Colvin rewarded for stellar season

ORETI Park Speedway has had a mortgage on the Youth Solo Rider of the Year trophy for a long time, and this year’s Speedway New Zealand Awards recently held in Christchurch crowned yet another local rider with the honour. In the past, Hayd; Read More

T Bucket is staying in the family

Copied from the body style of a 1923 Ford T Bucket, Paul Richardson’s hot rod is a car of many parts. Mr Richardson bought the engine about 20 years ago, and admits he has pretty much rebuilt it. “Everything’s changed — the engine,; Read More

Central Otago road retains 'most dangerous' title

An infamous Central Otago road has again taken the title of the country's most dangerous road, according to an Australian survey. Skippers Canyon Rd may not feature on many lists of fatal crashes, but it is a white knuckle ride that not ma; Read More

Sprint replacing Catlins rally for year

After last year’s ‘‘boomer’’ event, the Catlins Coast Rally will take a break. It was the 20th time the Eastern Southland Car Club had organised the rally. The club will organise the Rosebank Lodge Catlins Rallysprint instead this ; Read More

Young Southlander making impact in UK

Southland teenager Cormac Buchanan has clinched his first podium finish in the Honda British Talent Cup. The 14-year-old rider finished third overall at the Knockhill Circuit, in Scotland. It proved a successful weekend for Buchana; Read More

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