International

Jordan Oon bounces back to form with double podiums

Jordan Oon bounces back to form with double podiums

9 September 2012

International

Australian Formula 3 racer Jordan Oon got his season back on track with two podium finishes at the latest round of the European F3 Open at the Hungaroring, near Budapest Read More

North American sportscar series to be unified in 2014

North American sportscar series to be unified in 2014

6 September 2012

International

The Grand-Am Series and American Le Mans Series will join together to create a single series in 2014 Read More

Brabham tightens grip on USF2000 title with Baltimore win

Brabham tightens grip on USF2000 title with Baltimore win

3 September 2012

International

Matthew Brabham has tightened his grip on this year's Cooper Tires USF20000 Championship Powered by Mazda by virtue of a dominate flag-to-flag victory in the second 16-lap USF2000 Baltimore Grand Prix Presented by Allied Building Products Read More

Scott McLaughlin and Jono Webb claim Father's Day 400 at Taupo on a countback

Scott McLaughlin and Jono Webb claim Father's Day 400 at Taupo on a countback

2 September 2012

International

Emerging talent Scott McLaughlin and top Aussie racer Jono Webb recorded a clinical performance to win the Father’s Day 400 at Taupo Read More

Nick Cassidy and Jack Perkins make history by winning first V8 SuperTourer enduro at Taupo

Nick Cassidy and Jack Perkins make history by winning first V8 SuperTourer enduro at Taupo

2 September 2012

International

Super sub Nick Cassidy and Australian Jack Perkins produced a flawless drive to win the opening heat of the Father’s Day 400 at Taupo Read More

Webb/McLaughlin will start 200km races from pole at Taupo

Webb/McLaughlin will start 200km races from pole at Taupo

1 September 2012

International

Auto Trade direct Holden drivers Scott McLaughlin and Jonathon Webb will start from pole position in both races of tomorrow’s Father’s Day 400 at Ricoh Taupo Motorsport Park Read More

Kiwi driver detained in Taiwan after handgun found in luggage

Kiwi driver detained in Taiwan after handgun found in luggage

31 August 2012

International

New Zealand co-driver Peter Scharmach was detained in Taiwan after a handgun was found in his luggage Read More

Hampton Downs to consider event options following consent boost

Hampton Downs to consider event options following consent boost

Hampton Downs will not rush a decision to host a major event in the wake of revised resource consent approval for the circuit that lifts maximum spectator numbers from 20,000 to 50,000 people Read More

Andy Booth vows to win Ashley Stichbury trophy at Taupo

Andy Booth vows to win Ashley Stichbury trophy at Taupo

28 August 2012

International

Top Aussie V8 Supercar privateer Tony D’Alberto remains central to the chances of Andy Booth pulling off an emotion-charged victory in the inaugural V8 SuperTourer enduro at Taupo this weekend Read More

Cassidy gains glowing praise from Murphy ahead of Taupo enduro

Cassidy gains glowing praise from Murphy ahead of Taupo enduro

27 August 2012

International

Greg Murphy expects touring car rookie Nick Cassidy to rise to the challenge when he makes his V8 SuperTourer debut in the Father’s Day 400 at Taupo this weekend Read More

Murph: Taupo field the best since the Wellington street race

Murph: Taupo field the best since the Wellington street race

24 August 2012

International

Kiwi touring car legend Greg Murphy has described the Father’s Day 400 field as the strongest domestic series event since the heady days of the Wellington street race Read More

Pet food money builds motor racing colossus in South Island

Pet food money builds motor racing colossus in South Island

24 August 2012

International

A new $20million-plus motorsport complex featuring a 4.8km circuit, museum, go-kart track and five-star restaurant is expected to have a soft opening launch early in the New Year at Cromwell, near Queenstown Read More

Christian Klien completes V8 SuperTourer long distance race grid

Christian Klien completes V8 SuperTourer long distance race grid

23 August 2012

InternationalNews

Former Formula 1 driver Christian Klien has been confirmed to drive the second Supercheap Auto Commodore for the opening V8 SuperTourer endurance race at Taupo from September 1-2 Read More

Mitch Cunningham and Dean Canto named as 11th hour Taupo pairing

Mitch Cunningham and Dean Canto named as 11th hour Taupo pairing

International Motorsport has named Mitch Cunningham and experienced Aussie co-driver Dean Canto as the pairing for its third Ford Falcon at the Father’s Day 400 enduro at Taupo from September 1-2 Read More

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