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MAINLAND RALLY SERIES TO BE DECIDED AT CATLINS

August 6, 2019

This year’s Catlins Coast Rally is also the fifth and final round of the Mainland Rally Series with the series overall title and several of the classes still wide open, giving extra edge to the result of the rally this Saturday. In the drivers overall championship Josh Marston of Christchurch currently leads on 82 points but will not contest this..

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Marcus scores a dominant maiden Formula 3 victory

August 5, 2019

With summer break on the horizon, Marcus Armstrong was keen to set off the first part of the season on a high as FIA Formula 3 took to the track in Hungary. Visiting a track at which he enjoyed podium success last year, Marcus went one better to blaze his way to glory, in a lights-to-flag victory. Just a short..

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WHAT IS MOTORKHANA – COME TAKE A LOOK

August 5, 2019

The Southland Sports Car Club is offering anyone that may be interested in getting involved in their entry level Motorkhana events the opportunity to come to Teretonga Park and take a look at what the sport involves while some of this year’s events are in progress. Anyone 12 years of age and over can participate in a motorkhana. You do..

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South Island Formula 1600 Championship to welcome northern competitors

August 4, 2019

Preparations for the forth-coming South Island Formula 1600 Championship are well underway with a seven-round calendar in place. Early expectations are for grids well into the mid-20s with a significant number of competitors already committing to the coming season of racing. With the prospect of more North Island competitors wanting to also compete, the organising committee have agreed on making..

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ARMSTRONG ON THE ATTACK AT HUNGARORING F3 RACE

August 4, 2019

Marcus Armstrong fought back from a mid-field qualifying position to finish eighth in the first race of two at the latest round of the 2019 FIA Formula 3 Championship. He dominated the first half of qualifying but then struck traffic as a half dozen rivals slapped down quicker and quicker times, eventually overtaking the Kiwi. The PREMA Racing squad faced..

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Engine issues for Lawson in Hungary

August 4, 2019

Despite engine woes in the opening FIA F3 race at the Hungaroring, Kiwi teenager Liam Lawson has maintained his championship position. The 17-year-old Red Bull Junior driver took a hit early in the race from Raul Hyman and from then on struggled to move forward, taking the chequered flag in 17th after falling back to 22nd. After the race it..

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ARMSTRONG ON THE ATTACK WITH HUNGARORING FORMULA 3 WIN

August 4, 2019

Marcus Armstrong has closed the points gap on his team-mates by scoring his maiden win in the FIA Formula 3 Championship at fifth round, held this weekend at the Hungaroring. The weekend was not without its trials, Armstrong having first to overcome a traffic-blighted qualifying session and then battle through almost half the field in the opening race on Saturday...

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Hamlin reappointed to MotorSport NZ board

August 2, 2019

Invercargill’s Nick Hamlin has been reappointed to the MotorSport New Zealand board of directors for a three-year term. Hamlin has already contributed to the governance of MotorSport NZ as an appointed board member from October 2016 to May 2019 where he focused on assisting the organisation to meet health and safety regulatory requirements and served as the board liaison person..

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Armstrong ready to take the fight to rivals at Hungaroring

August 2, 2019

Marcus Armstrong is once more ready to do battle for dominance in the inaugural 2019 FIA Formula 3 Championship. Round five of the championship takes place this weekend at the 4.381 km Hungaroring, Formula 3 once more supporting the Formula One Grand Prix. Currently fourth in the F3 championship, Armstrong (19) has his sights set on a finish that will..

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Korea next stop for Lamborghini racer Leitch

August 1, 2019

New Zealand driver Brendon Leitch heads to Korea this weekend for the fourth round of the Lamborghini Super Trofeo Asia and has a first overall race win in the series firmly in his sights. The Yeongam circuit in Korea is another new venue for the Invercargill driver in a busy season where he is dovetailing racing in the Asian F3..

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