International

Peterhansel crashes with bike, regains Dakar lead

Peterhansel crashes with bike, regains Dakar lead

13 January 2017

InternationalOffroad

Stephane Peterhansel wrested back the lead of the Dakar Rally after a drama-filled Stage 10 from Chilecito to San Juan Read More

Austin Cindric gains Pirtek NASCAR Truck backing

Austin Cindric gains Pirtek NASCAR Truck backing

Australian-born company Pirtek has increased its commitment in North American motorsport by becoming a full-time associate sponsor on the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series entry of Austin Cindric Read More

Kiwi sports car ace Lester in Super GT move

Kiwi sports car ace Lester in Super GT move

12 January 2017

GTInternational

New Zealand driver Jono Lester will lead the iconic Gulf Porsche team in the 2017 Japanese Super GT Series Read More

Price cleared to head home as Dakar cancels Stage 9

Price cleared to head home as Dakar cancels Stage 9

Injured Australian Dakar champion Toby Price has been given medical clearance to fly home from Bolivia Read More

Loeb takes Dakar lead

Loeb takes Dakar lead

11 January 2017

InternationalOffroad

Nine-time World Rally Champion Sebastien Loeb has set his sights on overall victory in the Dakar with a dominant stage 8 win from Uyuni, Bolivia to Salta, Argentina Read More

Thomas Randle announces British LMP3 plans

Thomas Randle announces British LMP3 plans

10 January 2017

International

Promising young Australian racer Thomas Randle will embark on a fresh challenge in 2017 after announcing plans to join the British LMP3 Cup Championship Read More

Peterhansel takes Dakar Stage 7

Peterhansel takes Dakar Stage 7

10 January 2017

InternationalOffroad

Two days off didn’t have too much effect on Stephane Peterhansel as he took the Dakar's Marathon Stage 7 Read More

Price: Seizure linked to blood clot in lung

Price: Seizure linked to blood clot in lung

Specialists believe that the seizure Toby Price suffered in hospital is linked to a blood clot in his lung Read More

Price pens brave message as Dakar trims Stage 7

Price pens brave message as Dakar trims Stage 7

9 January 2017

BikesInternationalOffroad

Toby Price has offered a touching message to fans as he recovers from surgery following the reigning Dakar champion’s cruel early exit from the torturous event last week Read More

Jackie Chan LMP2 machine sweeps Asian LMS race

Jackie Chan LMP2 machine sweeps Asian LMS race

8 January 2017

International

The Jackie Chan DC Racing crew of Ho-Pin Tung, Gustavo Menezes and Thomas Laurent have claimed an emphatic victory in the penultimate round of the Asian Le Mans Series at Thailand’s Buriram circuit Read More

Toby Price reveals details of badly broken leg

Toby Price reveals details of badly broken leg

8 January 2017

BikesInternationalOffroad

Injured Dakar champion Toby Price has revealed the extent of injuries to his badly broken left leg for the first time Read More

Dakar's sixth stage washed out

Dakar's sixth stage washed out

7 January 2017

InternationalOffroad

The sixth stage of the Dakar Rally has been cancelled due to extremely wet weather in the region of La Paz in Bolivia Read More

Singaporean Ferrari squad commits to full WEC tilt

Singaporean Ferrari squad commits to full WEC tilt

7 January 2017

GTInternational

Clearwater Racing will field its Ferrari 488 in the full nine-round World Endurance Championship this season Read More

Loeb hits back on stage 5 of the Dakar

Loeb hits back on stage 5 of the Dakar

7 January 2017

InternationalOffroad

WRC legend Sebastien Loeb is in the fight to score his first Dakar after winning a shortened fifth stage in Bolivia Read More

Shattered Price speaks after Dakar crash

Shattered Price speaks after Dakar crash

Injured Dakar champion Toby Price has spoken directly from his hospital bed in La Paz in Bolivia Read More

Speedcafe.com's Bumper Summer Quiz 2016 - International

Speedcafe.com's Bumper Summer Quiz 2016 - International

6 January 2017

International

Test your knowledge in this 30-question quiz on wide-ranging topics in the global world of motorsport from the 2016 season Read More

Liam Talbot receives Asian Le Mans Series call-up

Liam Talbot receives Asian Le Mans Series call-up

6 January 2017

GTInternational

Queensland racer Liam Talbot has cut a surfing holiday short to answer an SOS as a last minute replacement at the third round of the Asian Le Mans Series in Thailand this weekend Read More

Price breaks leg in Dakar crash

Price breaks leg in Dakar crash

Defending champion Toby Price is out of this year’s Dakar Rally after breaking his left thigh bone following a crash on his factory KTM motorcycle on the fourth stage of the event in South America Read More

Atkinson secures full-time Global Rallycross seat

Atkinson secures full-time Global Rallycross seat

5 January 2017

International

Former ace Subaru World Rally Championship driver Chris Atkinson is confirmed for a full program with the Japanese marque in the Red Bull Global Rallycross Read More

Tough third day for Price on the Dakar

Tough third day for Price on the Dakar

Defending Dakar champion Toby Price has endured a tough third stage where a combination of navigational issues and slow officials led to a frustrating day Read More

Ginetta announces LMP1 chassis for 2018

Ginetta announces LMP1 chassis for 2018

5 January 2017

International

Ginetta will build up to 10 chassis for customers competing in the 2018 World Endurance Championship Read More

Brabham named in prestigious US drivers club list

Brabham named in prestigious US drivers club list

4 January 2017

International

Pirtek Team Murray driver Matt Brabham has become the fourth member of his family to be voted into the prestigious Road Racing Drivers Club Read More

Toby Price leads Dakar after Day 2

Toby Price leads Dakar after Day 2

Defending Dakar motorcycle champion, Toby Price, has attacked on the second 275km special stage to hold a handy lead on this year’s South American classic Read More

Al-Attiyah wins Dakar opener

Al-Attiyah wins Dakar opener

3 January 2017

InternationalOffroad

Not even an engine fire could stop Nasser Al-Attiyah as he won the opening short 39km stage of the Dakar Rally in Paraguay Read More

Price set for Dakar defence as KTM finalises team

Price set for Dakar defence as KTM finalises team

Defending champion Toby Price spearheads the KTM factory assault on the Dakar Rally as increased altitude sections stand to become a significant challenge on the world’s most punishing offroad competition Read More

Toyota Racing Series sets 2017 field

Toyota Racing Series sets 2017 field

Twenty drivers representing 11 countries will line-up for the opening round of the Castrol Toyota Racing Series starting at Ruapuna near Christchurch from January 13-15 Read More

Chris Amon mechanic and lifelong friend dies

Chris Amon mechanic and lifelong friend dies

Bruce Wilson, the celebrated mechanic and friend of New Zealand’s former F1 driver and Le Mans 24 Hour winner Chris Amon, has died just before a book documenting his feats is released Read More

Aust racer follows in Ricciardo's footsteps

Aust racer follows in Ricciardo's footsteps

27 December 2016

International

New Formula Renault Eurocup signing Thomas Maxwell will follow in the footsteps of Daniel Ricciardo after recently signing for a French-based team Read More

Rare Amon pics discovered for Manfeild celebration

Rare Amon pics discovered for Manfeild celebration

24 December 2016

InternationalNZ News

A selection of previously unpublished slides, photographs and 8mm cine film of the late Chris Amon has been unearthed Read More

Ganassi adds Kanaan to Daytona 24 Hour bid

Ganassi adds Kanaan to Daytona 24 Hour bid

24 December 2016

International

Tony Kanaan will join the four-car Ford GT raid launched by Chip Ganassi Racing on the Rolex Daytona 24 race later next month Read More