International

No resolution in sight yet for the future of NZ V8s

No resolution in sight yet for the future of NZ V8s

22 August 2012

International

The schism between rival V8 classes in New Zealand remains the major priority when talks between MotorsportNZ and V8 SuperTourers re-commence Read More

V8 SuperTourers confirms 20 cars for Taupo enduro

V8 SuperTourers confirms 20 cars for Taupo enduro

22 August 2012

International

V8 SuperTourer organisers today confirmed there will be 20 cars on the grid for the inaugural long distance meeting for the class - the Father’s Day 400 at Taupo from September 1-2 Read More

A decision soon on whether the V8ST enduro grid stays at 20

A decision soon on whether the V8ST enduro grid stays at 20

21 August 2012

International

V8 SuperTourers could know within 24 hours whether its grid will remain at 20 following the fallout from driver Andy Knight’s alleged ‘car jacking’ case earlier this year Read More

Owen Kelly to co-drive with Uni student Richard Moore

Owen Kelly to co-drive with Uni student Richard Moore

21 August 2012

International

Super-sub Owen Kelly has moved to allay fears by his V8 SuperTourer team that he will be underdone for his maiden drive in the series at the Father’s Day 400 at Taupo from September 1-2 Read More

John Bowe scores podium results at Laguna Seca

John Bowe scores podium results at Laguna Seca

20 August 2012

International

Australian touring car legend John Bowe has completed his first international race meeting in 25 years with two top three finishes at Laguna Seca, California – INCLUDES PHOTO GALLERY Read More

Jeroen Bleekemolen scores V8 SuperTourer ride with Colin Corkery

Jeroen Bleekemolen scores V8 SuperTourer ride with Colin Corkery

20 August 2012

International

Sportscar front-runner Jeroen Bleekemolen will drive with Colin Corkery in the the V8 SuperTourer endurance series Read More

Key international tipped to join Taupo V8 SuperTourer enduro

Key international tipped to join Taupo V8 SuperTourer enduro

20 August 2012

International

Final announcements on pairings for the inaugural V8 SuperTourers endurance series are expected to be made this week including a high profile international driver Read More

Brabham takes third at Road America, retains title lead

Brabham takes third at Road America, retains title lead

19 August 2012

International

Matthew Brabham has capped off a solid weekend at Road America by finishing in third in the final race of the Cooper Tires USF2000 powered by Mazda Championship today Read More

Double wins gives Matthew Brabham USF2000 title lead

Double wins gives Matthew Brabham USF2000 title lead

18 August 2012

International

Matthew Brabham has vaulted himself into the lead of the Cooper Tires USF20000 Championship Powered by Mazda by virtue of a pair of wins at the fast and challenging Road America circuit in Elkhart Lake Read More

Australian firm designing South African V8 series prototype

Australian firm designing South African V8 series prototype

The firm behind the design of Australia's Car of the Future V8 Supercar and New Zealand's V8 SuperTourer chassis, Pace Innovations, has started work on a prototype car for a new V8 touring car class in South Africa Read More

John Bowe thrilled with maiden laps at Laguna Seca

John Bowe thrilled with maiden laps at Laguna Seca

John Bowe has likened the Laguna Seca circuit to a "cross between Phillip Island and Bathurst" after enjoying his first drive at the circuit today Read More

Greg Murphy ruled out of Taupo, replaced by Nick Cassidy

Greg Murphy ruled out of Taupo, replaced by Nick Cassidy

Nick Cassidy will replace Greg Murphy for the first V8 SuperTourers two-driver round at Taupo on September 1-2 Read More

Motorsport NZ jigsaw falls into place with Suzukis confirmed

Motorsport NZ jigsaw falls into place with Suzukis confirmed

16 August 2012

International

Amid the revolution occurring in domestic motor racing, the Suzuki Championship has been confirmed for next season Read More

The Cafe Network expands with Speedcafe.co.nz

The Cafe Network expands with Speedcafe.co.nz

16 August 2012

International

The Speedcafe family has grown with an exciting new website launched that is dedicated to providing up-to-the-minute coverage for New Zealand motor racing Read More

Webb scores SuperTourers endurance role with McLaughlin

Webb scores SuperTourers endurance role with McLaughlin

16 August 2012

International

The pair will share the wheel of the Supercheap Auto Racing Commodore starting with the Father’s Day 400 at Ricoh Motorsports Park, Taupo from September 1-2 Read More

V8 SuperTourers eyeing Challenge Cup/NZV8 merger

V8 SuperTourers eyeing Challenge Cup/NZV8 merger

13 August 2012

International

The future of New Zealand motorsport took a twist today with the possibility emerging that the NZV8 Championship could soon be combined with V8 SuperTourers' second-tier series, the V8 Challenge Cup Read More

Class podium for Skelta in controversial Pikes Peak

Class podium for Skelta in controversial Pikes Peak

13 August 2012

International

Jeff Denmeade has driven an Australian designed and built Skelta sportscar to a class podium at the 90th running of the legendary Pikes Peak hillclimb Read More

Matt Halliday and Wade Cunningham secured for Taupo enduro

Matt Halliday and Wade Cunningham secured for Taupo enduro

12 August 2012

International

Kiwi V8 SuperTourer team International Motorsport has signed US-based New Zealanders Matt Halliday and Wade Cunningham for the endurance rounds starting with the Father’s Day 400 at Taupo from September 1-2. Read More

Scott Harrison confirmed for M3 Racing at Taupo enduro

Scott Harrison confirmed for M3 Racing at Taupo enduro

10 August 2012

International

Experienced Paul Manuell will be paired with young Scott Harrison for the maiden V8 SuperTourer endurance event at Taupo from September 1-2. Read More

James Davison gets Grand-Am recall this weekend

James Davison gets Grand-Am recall this weekend

8 August 2012

International

James Davison will make his second start in the Grand-Am Series at Watkins Glen this weekend Read More

Certain victory for Porsche RSR goes up in flames in 12 hour

Certain victory for Porsche RSR goes up in flames in 12 hour

5 August 2012

International

The Porsche RSR which had a 32-lap lead suffered an engine explosion with eight minutes remaining in the Hampton Downs 12-hour race. Read More

Porsche RSR leads Hampton Downs 12 hour

Porsche RSR leads Hampton Downs 12 hour

5 August 2012

International

New Zealand Formula Ford champ Andre Heimgartner along with Matt Kingsley, Glenn Smith and John Goodacre are leading the Hampton Downs 12 hour at the halfway mark. Read More

Innes gets M2 Motorsport V8 SuperTourer enduro role

Innes gets M2 Motorsport V8 SuperTourer enduro role

3 August 2012

International

Experienced driver Craig Innes has signed up to co-drive with Simon McLennan for the Father’s Day 400 at Taupo from September 1-2. Read More

Greg Murphy signs Jack Perkins for SuperTourers

Greg Murphy signs Jack Perkins for SuperTourers

Greg Murphy has signed Jack Perkins as his co-driver for the three V8 SuperTourers endurance races later this year Read More

Baird confirms Pither for Taupo SuperTourer enduro

Baird confirms Pither for Taupo SuperTourer enduro

Chris Pither will team up with Craig Baird for the first of the V8 SuperTourer two-driver races at Taupo in early September Read More

Brabham to compete for Team USA scholarship

Brabham to compete for Team USA scholarship

31 July 2012

International

Rising Australian racing star Matthew Brabham has been selected as one of 14 drivers to contest for a Team USA scholarship Read More

Shae Davies set for more American open wheel racing

Shae Davies set for more American open wheel racing

Shae Davies will return for more American open wheel racing after taking another win in his second meeting in the US Formula F 1600 Championship Series Read More

Audi wins at Spa to complete 24 Hour treble

Audi wins at Spa to complete 24 Hour treble

30 July 2012

International

Victory in the Total 24 Hours of Spa for Team Phoenix trio Frank Stippler, Rene Rast and Andrea Piccini has seen Audi become the first manufacturer to field winning cars in the Le Mans, Nurburgring and Spa 24 Hour races during a single year Read More

Davison looks ahead to future Grand-Am starts

Davison looks ahead to future Grand-Am starts

29 July 2012

International

James Davison says he's looking forward to returning to the Grand-Am Series in the near future despite the Michael Baughman Racing team enduring a difficult run in the Brickyard Grand Prix this weekend Read More

Ratel unveils plans for future of GT racing

Ratel unveils plans for future of GT racing

GT racing czar Stephane Ratel has revealed an ambitious plan to hold a reborn version of the FIA GT1 World Championship next season Read More