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Steven Scoles to compete for 2021 Super Production title in a Ginetta

April 15, 2021

Cromwell’s Steven Scoles hopes to have home track advantage when he lines up for the 2021 Super Production Championship winner-takes-all round to be held at Highlands Motorsport Park, 23-24 April 2021. Scoles is no stranger to the Central Otago track, having competed there in the South Island Endurance Series as well as in the 2020 One-Hour New Zealand Endurance Championship,..

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Shane Hodgson expects new Porsche to be quick in Super Production Series at Highlands

April 15, 2021

Aucklander Shane Hodgson is the latest driver to sign on for the 2021 Production Racing Championship winner-takes-all round to be held at Highlands Motorsport Park, 23-24 April 2021. Hodgson will pilot an ex-Patrick Dempsey Racing 2013 Porsche 997 Gen 2 Cup Car which has just been added to the Carter’s Tyre Service competition garage. “We ran it for the first-time..

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The race to become the first father and son champions

April 15, 2021

Not only is the 2020-21 Hi-Q Components NZ Formula First Championship up for grabs this weekend in Taupō, there's another serious bragging right on the line too. The race to become the first father and son championship winners in NZ Formula First history is on. The championship decider this weekend at Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park will no doubt be thrilling..

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Racer Products V8s Title to be Decided at Taupo

April 15, 2021

The final round of the Racer Products V8s Series gets underway this weekend at Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park in Taupo, and series leader Tim Edgell will be looking to close out the title. Edgell driving his Holden Commodore has been the dominant performer all season having won the feature races at Hampton Downs and Manfeild. Sitting on 402 points for..

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Dayle ITM racers aiming to sign off Toyota 86 seasons on a high

April 15, 2021

Dayle ITM Racing’s Best Bars Toyota 86 Championship duo Christina Orr-West and Ronan Murphy plan to go out on a high at this weekend’s big final at the Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park, Taupo. Both have secured podiums so far as the series heads to its final, and that’s only whetted their appetites to secure some big results in Taupo. Murphy..

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Kiwi Driver Fund seeks new partners

April 15, 2021

A charitable trust that provides essential support for rising New Zealand race drivers is seeking wider support from the motorsport and business communities in order to expand its work. The Kiwi Driver Fund has been instrumental in helping New Zealand's latest crop of young motor racing drivers to build their international racing careers. It provides financial support for drivers entering..

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Finalists confirmed for inaugural MotorSport New Zealand eRace Series Grand Final

April 14, 2021

The finalists have been confirmed for the first-ever MotorSport New Zealand eRace Series Grand Final. After four weeks of intense racing which saw 100 entrants compete across different splits on a new car and track every week, it has come down to the final 28 who have qualified for Thursday night’s grand final event. The top 20 drivers after four..

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TR86 trio go down to the wire for 2021 title

April 14, 2021

With 12 races down and just three to go, the race to the 2021 Best Bars Toyota 86 Championship title is still wide open. Either current series leader Rowan Shepherd, early pace setter Ryan Wood or Simon Evans will leave the Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park on Sunday as the 2021 Championship winner after one of the most closely fought titles..

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Back to the future for Thomson in 2021

April 14, 2021

Christchurch’s Dylan Thomson will return to where it all began when he contests the FIA two-wheel drive class of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship, starting with this weekend’s Winmax Otago Rally. Having moved to the outright class for the 2019 season, where he placed third in the national championship, Thomson was unable to put together a..

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MotorSport New Zealand establishes sustainability fund

April 14, 2021

MotorSport New Zealand has established an environment sustainability fund to help offset the sport’s carbon emissions, with Otago Rally the first to offset its competitors’ carbon emissions. In 2018 MotorSport New Zealand gained a 2-star environmental accreditation motorsport’s world governing body the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA). During this process, the environmental sustainability fund was identified as the next step..

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