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  • Heimgartner back to full health ahead of SandownHeimgartner back to full health ahead of Sandown
    Andre Heimgartner is ready to get back behind the wheel for this weekend’s Penrite Oil Sandown SuperSprint following a massive start-line shunt at The Bend last month. The incident saw the New Zealand driver rear-end Thomas Randle who had stalled on the line during race two of the OTR SuperSprint. An impact of 38g was… Read more »
  • Michels to make Super3 debut at Sandown this weekendMichels to make Super3 debut at Sandown this weekend
    The weekend has finally come where Southland racing driver Jordan Michels will finally make his Supercar debut in the Dunlop Super3 Series races at Sandown in Melbourne. Michels will race the ex-Shane Van Gisbergen #28 FG Falcon Supercar for Image Racing, the Erebus Motorsport Academy Team, in the Super3 races that support the Repco Supercars… Read more »
  • Kiwis around the world this weekendKiwis around the world this weekend
    After a relatively quiet last weekend, we see the return of several series this week with a range of Kiwis in action. The weekend is highlighted by Supercars at Sandown and IndyCar in Illinois. With full schedules at both events, we will see Kiwis competing in the main events as well as several support categories.… Read more »
  • Murphy among new appointments at Quinn owned NZ Motorsport GroupMurphy among new appointments at Quinn owned NZ Motorsport Group
    Kiwi motorsport legend Greg Murphy is among a raft of new appointments at the quickly expanding group of New Zealand businesses now owned by motorsport entrepreneur Tony Quinn. Murphy, who is already a part of the Quinn owned Hampton Downs NZ Racing Academy and the Tony Quinn Foundation, was recently appointed as the new motorsport… Read more »
  • Marcus Armstrong rumoured to join IndyCarMarcus Armstrong rumoured to join IndyCar
    New Zealand FIA Formula 2 Championship driver Marcus Armstrong is rumoured to be leaving the series after three seasons in the hopes of joining IndyCar. It’s possible Armstrong is on the move to the United States to join IndyCar, with AJ Foyt Racing likely to be the team of choice for his endeavor. If the… Read more »
  • New power unit regulations revealed for 2026 F1 seasonNew power unit regulations revealed for 2026 F1 season
    The FIA World Motorsport Council have today approved a raft of changes for new power unit regulations set to be implemented for the 2026 season. The changes see Formula 1 working towards their Net Zero Carbon campaign, with the key components including increased electrical power and 100% sustainable fuels. The 2026 power units will continue… Read more »
  • DJR announces new owners, confirms 2023 driver lineupDJR announces new owners, confirms 2023 driver lineup
    Dick Johnson Racing (DJR) announced earlier this week that the Ralph Family will become majority shareholders in the racing team from January 2023. The team also announced today that drivers Anton De Pasquale and Will Davison will continue to race with DJR in 2023. Under the new ownership, Dick Johnson and executive chairman Ryan Story… Read more »
  • Everingham announced to partner Pye; Bathurst contending lineups confirmedEveringham announced to partner Pye; Bathurst contending lineups confirmed
    Tyler Everingham was this morning announced as the co-driver for Scott Pye at this years Bathurst 1000, scoring his second ever Supercars drive over the mountain for The Great Race. Everingham’s 2020 campaign saw him take the lead role alongside Jayden Ojeda, with the wildcard Garry Rogers Motorsport entry finishing in 19th. Now, two years… Read more »
  • Aston Martin nods to its Le Mans past with DBR22Aston Martin nods to its Le Mans past with DBR22
    It’s officially Monterey Car Week and Aston Martin has taken this year’s event seriously by unveiling the DBR22, a V12-engined coach-built design concept. The creation of the DBR22 has been taken care of by Q, Aston Martin’s in-house bespoke division, which this year celebrates ten years of building the brand’s most exclusive cars. For the… Read more »
  • Murphy adapting to new Supercar ahead of BathurstMurphy adapting to new Supercar ahead of Bathurst
    If you don’t already know, Greg Murphy has teamed up with fellow Kiwi Richie Stanaway for this year’s edition of the Bathurst 1000. The two will be racing as Erebus Motorsport’s wildcard entry with the team’s #51 Boost Mobile Holden Commodore Supercar that recently had the covers taken off its race-ready livery. Considering Murphy hasn’t… Read more »
  • Mitch Evans finishes second in Formula E World ChampionshipMitch Evans finishes second in Formula E World Championship
    Mitch Evans has finished the Formula E season in second place in the World Championship standings, behind Belgium driver Stoffel Vandoorne. Evans was strong throughout the season, claiming four race wins and a further three podiums. Vandoorne only managed to claim line honours once this year, however consistency proved key as the 30-year-old only failed… Read more »
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