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New Asian Formula 3 series puts pressure on TRS

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The pressure is on at New Zealand’s premier single-seater category ahead of its five week, 15 race 2019 season with…

When one door closes, another one opens

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It was the news we were all dreading, and even now it seems a little surreal, but Hayden Paddon’s omission…

Good, better, best of 2018

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I copped a bit of flak from some quarters last month for naming Toyota’s Prado VX Ltd the 4WD of…

Scott Dixon: NZ racing driver of 2018

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This week Talk motorsport focuses on who are our top drivers for 2018…..   If Scott Dixon was an All…

Look back in history Sunday: Hayden Paddon’s WRC debut with Hyundai in 2014

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We jump back to June 2014 when Hayden Paddon made his World Rally Championship debut with Hyundai Motorsport.  Kate Gordon-Smith…

Optimist, pessimist or red mist?

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December, long after the traditional silly season, and until this week there was little to be cheerful about for our…

The scholarship chance pays off

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Hunter McElrea’s recent victory in the Mazda Road to Indy Shootout is an enormous story. Born in California to Kiwi…

Loeb to Hyundai, who would have thought!

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They say change is inevitable but it doesn’t mean that I like it.  We wake up this morning to the…

Man of the Auer to return

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Austrian Lucas Auer finished sixth overall on his debut in the 2012 Toyota Racing Series with Giles Motorsport.  It was…

Has Christmas come early for NZ’s finest

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Finally! Some good news from Hyundai Motorsport about Hayden Paddon’s potential contract for the 2019 World Rally Championship season.  …