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Team NZ firms 'Sprint Cup' advantage with win in Sepang

Team NZ firms 'Sprint Cup' advantage with win in Sepang

25 July 2017

International

We consider ourselves to often have been a ‘lucky’ team. Certainly we are one of the smallest teams on the grid and we have fewer frills than most, but during our four years of racing we have punched well above our weight to secure some excellent wins and podiums Read More

Sims takes valuable championship points in challenging Lime Rock Park race

Sims takes valuable championship points in challenging Lime Rock Park race

25 July 2017

International

Alexander Sims remains second in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship standings after taking valuable points in a difficult Northeast Grand Prix at Lime Rock Park in Lakeville, Connecticut, USA on 22 July 2017 Read More

Motoyama & Chiyo score second in dramatic Sugo Super GT battle

Motoyama & Chiyo score second in dramatic Sugo Super GT battle

25 July 2017

International

Three-time Super GT champion Satoshi Motoyama and young star Katsumasa Chiyo took second place in a dramatic battle at Sportsland Sugo Read More

Elliott on the mend after Brands Hatch crash

Elliott on the mend after Brands Hatch crash

25 July 2017

Bikes

CF Motorsport rider Brayden Elliott is on the road to recovery after a crash in part one of the Superstock 1000 Championship Endurance race on Saturday, at Brands Hatch Grand Prix Circuit for round seven Read More

Paddon and Marshall ready for Finnish adrenaline rush

Paddon and Marshall ready for Finnish adrenaline rush

24 July 2017

Rally

Hyundai Motorsport’s Hayden Paddon and co-driver Sebastian Marshall know they must be on the pace from the opening kilometre of Rally Finland this week Read More

O'Keeffe Scores Carrera Cup Career Best Results in Malaysia

O'Keeffe Scores Carrera Cup Career Best Results in Malaysia

24 July 2017

National

Dylan O’Keeffe has driven his APB Group/President Limo Porsche 911 GT3 to career-best race and round results, finishing second overall in Round 5 of the Porsche Carrera Cup Australia series at Malaysia’s Sepang Circuit this weekend Read More

A day of firsts: double podium finish for the Asia Talent Team in Portugal

A day of firsts: double podium finish for the Asia Talent Team in Portugal

24 July 2017

Bikes

Kazuki Masaki and Ai Ogura took an incredible double podium finish for the Asia Talent Team in the fifth round of the 2017 FIM CEV Repsol Moto3™ Junior World Championship, with Masaki battling for the win before taking second and Ogura completing the podium in style. Yuki Kunii sadly crashed out of contention from the leading group, and Andi Farid found his race ended early after an incident at Turn 1 Read More

Toyota's Yaris WRC trio set to fly at home

Toyota's Yaris WRC trio set to fly at home

21 July 2017

Rally

Toyota's trio of Finnish rally drivers and their Yaris WRC cars are set to fly when the World Rally Championship moves to Finland next week Read More

Yamaha AORC, Rounds 9 & 10 Kyogle NSW - What You Need To Know

Yamaha AORC, Rounds 9 & 10 Kyogle NSW - What You Need To Know

21 July 2017

Bikes

The Yamaha Australian Off-Road Championship (AORC) is set for a return to the Enduro format for the first time in two years for Rounds 9 & 10 at Kyogle, New South Wales. The weekend will also set the scene for an epic encounter between the highly skilled riders of the AORC championship. Here is everything you need to know! Read More

Aussies contest FIM Speedway U-21 World Speedway Championship this weekend

Aussies contest FIM Speedway U-21 World Speedway Championship this weekend

21 July 2017

Bikes

Round One of the EKO-DIR FIM Speedway U-21 World Speedway Championship kicks off this weekend, July 23rd in Poznań, Poland, where nine nations and sixteen of the world's best junior speedway riders will start their fight for points. Australian(s) Max Fricke will defend the title, with Brady Kurtz and Jack Holder side by side Read More

Stanford Ready To Deliver At His AORC Home Track

Stanford Ready To Deliver At His AORC Home Track

21 July 2017

Bikes

Husqvarna Enduro Team’s Lachy Stanford believes 2017 is his best chance yet to claim a Yamaha Australian Off-Road Championship title. With a brand new Husky for this season and improved fitness, local Byron Bay competitor Stanford is confident ahead of his home race at Kyogle NSW (July 22 - 23) Read More

FIST - Team AAI confirm Blancpain GT Series Asia return with BMW at Fuji

FIST - Team AAI confirm Blancpain GT Series Asia return with BMW at Fuji

21 July 2017

International

FIST - Team AAI will make its Blancpain GT Series Asia return at Fuji Speedway on August 19/20 after confirming that its two BMW M6 GT3s will race at the championship’s fourth round of the year Read More

Elliott eager to capitalise on a Brands Hatch return this weekend

Elliott eager to capitalise on a Brands Hatch return this weekend

21 July 2017

Bikes

This weekend, July 21st-23rd, Brayden Elliott and the British Superstock 1000 Championship will make the eager return to the Brand Hatch Circuit this time competing on the GP version, in the seventh round of the Championship Read More

Asian Le Mans Sprint Cup Round 2 - Preview

Asian Le Mans Sprint Cup Round 2 - Preview

21 July 2017

International

Round two of the 2017 Asian Le Mans Sprint Cup will be held this weekend at the Sepang International Circuit (SIC) in Malaysia Read More

Toyota 86 scholarship opportunity headlines at CRC Speedshow

Toyota 86 scholarship opportunity headlines at CRC Speedshow

21 July 2017

International

Racers keen on the 2017-2018 Toyota 86 Championship have less than a fortnight to apply for a scholarship drive with the champion team – and category manager Geoff Short asks where better to sign up than at the annual CRC Speedshow this weekend in Auckland? Read More

Darwin becomes Australia's speed capital

Darwin becomes Australia's speed capital

20 July 2017

Drags

Top Australian drag racers are arriving in Darwin ahead of Nitro Up North this Friday and Saturday at Hidden Valley Drag Strip Read More

2017 Australian Junior Track Championships Success

2017 Australian Junior Track Championships Success

20 July 2017

Bikes

The 2017 Australian Junior Track Championships was a roaring success over the weekend at Jambaroo Park track, hosted by the North West Victorian Motor Cycle Club. Junior riders excelled across all classes, in a showcase of raw talent Read More

Michael Driscoll From Motocross to AORC

Michael Driscoll From Motocross to AORC

20 July 2017

Bikes

In his first season of racing in the Yamaha Australian Off-Road Championship (AORC), Yamaha competitor Michael Driscoll is currently battling for the Transmoto EJ class title. As a new face in the Off-Road scene, Driscoll has impressed many with his debut in the championship Read More

2017 Hi-Tec Batteries 300 Supersport Field Full of Promise

2017 Hi-Tec Batteries 300 Supersport Field Full of Promise

20 July 2017

Bikes

The Hi-Tec Batteries Australian Supersport 300 class riders battled the heat during Round 4 of the 2017 Yamaha Motor Finance Australian Superbike Championship presented by Motul Pirelli (ASBK) over a week ago. With near capacity grids, we take a quick look at the rising stars in the ever popular class Read More

Australian ATV Nationals To Race At The Iconic Murray Bridge

Australian ATV Nationals To Race At The Iconic Murray Bridge

20 July 2017

Bikes

The Australian ATV Nationals, originally slated to be held from the 23 - 24 September has been rescheduled to September 30 - October 1. In addition, the event will now be held at the famous Murray Bridge SA track, instead of Barmera Read More

KTM’s Glenn Kearney Discusses AORC Championship Tilt

KTM’s Glenn Kearney Discusses AORC Championship Tilt

19 July 2017

Bikes

KTM Enduro Team has enjoyed an extremely successful season during the course of the 2017 Yamaha Australian Off-Road Championship (AORC). Multiple AORC and Australian Four Day Enduro (A4DE) Champion and Team Manager Glenn Kearney shared his thoughts on this weekend's Rounds 9 & 10 at Kyogle (NSW) July 22-23 and the season so far Read More

Over 200 Riders set for Rounds 9 & 10 at Yamaha AORC in Kyogle

Over 200 Riders set for Rounds 9 & 10 at Yamaha AORC in Kyogle

19 July 2017

Bikes

Motorcycling Australia (MA) wishes to advise that the entry list for the Yamaha Australian Off-Road Championship (AORC) Rounds 9 & 10 at Kyogle (July 22-23), NSW has been released Read More

O'Keeffe Set For Maiden International Race Meeting

O'Keeffe Set For Maiden International Race Meeting

19 July 2017

National

APB Group/President Limo Carrera Cup driver Dylan O’Keeffe will compete in his first overseas race meeting this weekend, when the Porsche Carrera Cup Australia Series heads to Malaysia’s Sepang circuit for Round 5 Read More

Prodrive Racing Xmas in July

Prodrive Racing Xmas in July

19 July 2017

Supercars

Celebrate Christmas in July with Prodrive Racing Australia this weekend, Sunday July 23 Read More

Boschung threatens points again at Silverstone before misfortune strikes

Boschung threatens points again at Silverstone before misfortune strikes

18 July 2017

International

Ralph Boschung produced a gritty performance in the FIA Formula 2 Championship at Silverstone this weekend (13-16 July), as the young Swiss ace fought hard in both races only for Lady Luck to stubbornly refuse to smile upon him at the ‘Home of British Motorsport’ Read More

Jones' Canadian charge undone by late misfortune

Jones' Canadian charge undone by late misfortune

18 July 2017

Indycar

Ed Jones chanced his arm in last weekend’s Honda Indy Toronto (14-16 July) by adopting an audacious strategy that vaulted him temporarily to the front of the field – but ultimately, the Verizon IndyCar Series rookie saw his challenge scuppered by late-race mechanical failure Read More

Karting visitors impressed by Emerald

Karting visitors impressed by Emerald

18 July 2017

Karting

As pre-event testing wrapped up Emerald ahead of this weekend’s penultimate round of the Australian Kart Championship, visiting drivers were full of praise for the newest addition to the schedule Read More

Motul Team RJN prepare for Spa 24 Hour

Motul Team RJN prepare for Spa 24 Hour

18 July 2017

International

After a strong day at the recent Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup test at Spa-Francorchamps, Motul Team RJN is busy preparing for the upcoming Spa 24 Hour Read More

Heimgartner looking to reclaim title lead in Sepang

Heimgartner looking to reclaim title lead in Sepang

18 July 2017

National

If Andre Heimgartner has his way, he will take back the title lead he held for rounds one through three in the Porsche Carrera Cup Australia Championship this weekend when the title chase hits Sepang International Raceway Read More

Thed Björk in close title fight after difficult WTCC Race of Argentina

Thed Björk in close title fight after difficult WTCC Race of Argentina

18 July 2017

International

Thed Björk secured a podium finish in the WTCC Race of Argentina to keep him in a close title fight. Polestar Cyan Racing had a tough race weekend at Circuito Termas de Río Hondo with Nicky Catsburg retiring from both races despite claiming pole position and setting a new lap record Read More