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MotorSport NZ announces 2014-15 race championship dates

Monday, 8 September 2014, 2:55 pm | Motorsport New Zealand

The MotorSport NZ championship calendar for 2014-15 has been released, with the core events being headed up by the Toyota Racing Series (TRS). More >>

3 more sleeps till race day

Wednesday, 23 July 2014, 2:48 pm | Motorsport New Zealand

You are still able to enter the last Mahindra endurance round at Hampton Downs, entries close on Thursday evening, but we can take late entries, just may find it hard to fit into the garages as due to the high turnout space is tight…what a fantastic ... More >>

Motorsport community mourns dedicated backer

Tuesday, 18 March 2014, 4:51 pm | Motorsport New Zealand

It is with regret that Motorsport New Zealand acknowledges the passing of Greg Horne. “Greg, in his capacity as BNT general manager, has been a major supporter of circuit racing and rallying; he has sponsored series, individual events and a number of drivers,” ... More >>

Manfeild awarded Grand Prix for three more years

Friday, 28 February 2014, 2:58 pm | Motorsport New Zealand

Manawatu’s Manfeild Park race circuit has been granted hosting rights for the New Zealand Grand Prix (NZGP) for the next three years, from 2015 to 2017. More >>

Motorsport New Zealand Proud of Paddon’s Achievement

Thursday, 27 February 2014, 3:38 pm | Motorsport New Zealand

Motorsport New Zealand takes great pride in congratulating Hayden Paddon on his unprecedented opportunity to compete on the highest stage in international rallying. More >>

Car championships roar back to life

Tuesday, 12 November 2013, 4:09 pm | Motorsport New Zealand

The motorsport championship season is getting into full swing, with one new championship just started and two long-running ones – New Zealand V8 Touring Cars and NZ Formula Ford -- kicking off this weekend. More >>

New cars, new championship, new circuit

Friday, 8 November 2013, 3:33 pm | Motorsport New Zealand

A new motor racing championship for Toyota coupes kicks off at the inaugural meeting on the Highlands Park circuit in Central Otago today. More >>

Gibson ready to take on Asia-Pacific rivals

Wednesday, 16 October 2013, 11:39 am | Motorsport New Zealand

Young V8 driver Mark Gibson has been selected to attend the Asia-Pacific selection event for the FIA Institute’s 2013 Young Driver Excellence Academy next week. More >>

Fatality at Hanmer Rally

Sunday, 12 May 2013, 11:45 am | Motorsport New Zealand

A motor rally driver has died and their co-driver is in hospital following an accident in the Hanmer Rally this morning. The accident which occurred at the end of a rally special stage is being investigated by MotorSport NZ officials. More >>

At Last! Bargwanna Wins Motor-Racing Championship

Monday, 15 April 2013, 10:36 am | Motorsport New Zealand

Media Release Sunday 14 April 2013 At Last! Bargwanna Wins Motor-Racing Championship Jason Bargwanna's long motor-racing career has at last earned him a national championship to add to his long list of other successes. “Finally! After 26 years of trying!” ... More >>

Brothers' bloodlines of speed

Wednesday, 3 April 2013, 5:03 pm | Motorsport New Zealand

Heading into the final round of the NZV8s championship at Pukekohe next weekend (April 12-14) AJ, who is 18, and Brad, just 16, stand first and second respectively in the Gold Star championship for the original-specification cars. More >>

Ross wins V8 race commemorating his mate

Monday, 11 March 2013, 9:37 am | Motorsport New Zealand

Nick Ross scored an emotional NZV8s victory at Taupo on Sunday as he won the race commemorating his friend Jason Richards. More >>

Jason Richards Memorial Trophy to be awarded at Taupo

Friday, 1 March 2013, 3:58 pm | Motorsport New Zealand

MotorSport NZ is pleased to announce that the Jason Richards Memorial Trophy will be awarded to a NZV8s competitor at next weekend’s MSNZ Race Championship event at Taupo, 8-10 March. More >>

Kiwi seeks double double at NZ Grand Prix meeting

Thursday, 7 February 2013, 4:33 pm | Motorsport New Zealand

Media Release Thursday 7 February 2013 Kiwi seeks double double at NZ Grand Prix meeting Young Kiwi Nick Cassidy is aiming for a big double double at Manfeild this weekend – winning both the New Zealand Grand Prix and the Toyota Racing Series ... More >>

Spectacular Crash Eliminates Top Driver

Monday, 14 January 2013, 9:50 am | Motorsport New Zealand

Felix Serralles survived a collision to seize the lead in the Toyota Racing Series at Invercargill’s Teretonga circuit today. More >>

New V8s And Big International Entry For Race Championships

Thursday, 10 January 2013, 3:01 pm | Motorsport New Zealand

Media Release Thursday 10 January 2013 New V8s And Big International Entry For Race Championships All-new Kiwi V8 touring cars and 15 international single-seater drivers highlight entries for the opening round of the New Zealand motor racing championships ... More >>

Kiwi team leads V8 revolution

Friday, 7 December 2012, 4:39 pm | Motorsport New Zealand

The revolution in Australasian V8 racing is heralded by two Toyotas being prepared at a workshop in Paeroa. More >>

Cassidy awarded MotorSport NZ President’s Scholarship

Monday, 13 August 2012, 11:51 am | Motorsport New Zealand

Media Release Monday 13 August 2012 Cassidy awarded MotorSport NZ President’s Scholarship Top single-seater driver Nick Cassidy has been awarded a MotorSport NZ President’s Scholarship for 2012. The MotorSport NZ funded award will see Nick, ... More >>

Motul Honda Cup 2012-2013 Calendar announced

Wednesday, 8 August 2012, 9:31 am | Motorsport New Zealand

Motul Honda Cup - the fastest growing club racing series and the biggest Japanese series in New Zealand - has announced a 2012-2013 calendar that will include three rounds with the blockbuster V8 SuperTourer championship. More >>

New direction for MotorSport NZ’s promotion company

Thursday, 19 April 2012, 4:44 pm | Motorsport New Zealand

There will be a new approach to the promotion of premier race meetings in 2012. A new name – MotorSport Promotions Limited – a new board and some new faces will complement a raft of other changes for premier classes in the next Championship season. More >>