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Rally season’s final round has ups and downs for Gilmour

October 14, 2018

Emma Gilmour was left wondering what could have been at yesterday’s Hyundai NZ Raglan Rally of the Coast, after she had some fast stage times, interspersed with mechanical issues. The final round of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship (NZRC) started well for her and co-driver Anthony McLoughlin, as they powered the Vantage Windows and Doors Suzuki..

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Podium spot within Gilmour’s grasp at Raglan

October 8, 2018

A third place on the season’s podium is within Emma Gilmour’s sights at this Saturday’s final round of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship - the Hyundai NZ Raglan Rally of the Coast. She and co-driver Anthony McLoughlin will be doing their best to maximise their points in the Vantage Windows and Doors Suzuki Swift AP4 over..

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Chelsea Herbert takes Class One step in BNT V8s

October 2, 2018

Chelsea Herbert will graduate to class one of the BNT V8s this season when the championship gets underway at Pukekohe in November. Herbert competed in class two during the 2017/18 season, the 19-year-old becoming the first female to win a V8 Touring Car race in New Zealand, also finding herself a contender for the championship before eventually finishing third overall...

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Torque issue results in an early exit for Dayle ITM Mike Racing at Ruapuna

September 30, 2018

The Dayle ITM Mike Racing team’s three-hour race at Mike Pero Motorsport Park was unfortunately all over before it really got going yesterday, at the second round of the Carter’s Tyres South Island Endurance Series. After less than 10 laps on the Ruapuna circuit, near Christchurch, team driver Christina Orr-West was forced to pull off into the pits with a torque..

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Wairarapa female motorsport volunteer selected for trans-Tasman exchange

September 28, 2018

Masterton’s Tracey Stringer has been selected as the New Zealand participant in a trans-Tasman exchange for female motorsport officials. Now in its third year, the exchange is organised by the Women in Motorsport advisory commission (WIMNZ) of MotorSport New Zealand with their Australian counterparts, the Women of Australian Motor Sport (WAMS) to assist female motorsport officials expand their knowledge of..

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Shelly McSaveney
Christchurch motorsport official selected for Bathurst exchange

September 22, 2017

Long-serving volunteer Shelly McSaveney, from Christchurch, has been selected to attend the famed Australian Bathurst endurance race as part of a trans-Tasman female motorsport official exchange programme. The exchange is organised by Women in MotorSport New Zealand (WiMNZ), an advisory group to the sport’s governing body MotorSport New Zealand (MSNZ), and their Australian counterparts Women of Australian Motor Sport (WAMS)...

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