Benjamin Carrell

Benjamin Carrell is a freelance motorsport writer and currently edits talkmotorsport.co.nz. He writes for a number of Kiwi drivers and motorsport clubs. That's when he's not working in his horticultural day-job or training for the next road or mtb cycle race!

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Latest Posts:

Supercars round set to sizzle (or slide) in the NZ New Year

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The announcement over the weekend that Australian Supercars would host their New Zealand round of the revised 2020 calendar 9-10…

Safari Rally cancelled with return to WRC in 2021

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An agreement has now been reached between the Government of Kenya, the WRC Promoter and the FIA to reschedule the…

Look back in history Sunday: GTRNZ performs to huge WRC crowd (2010)

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In January 2010, Hampton Downs Motorsport Park was officially opened by the Waikato District Mayor, Peter Harris, at the Bruce…

It’s about the process

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Was he pushed or did he jump? The abrupt termination of now ex MotorSport New Zealand CEO Simon Baker leaves…

Podcast Saturday: Julian Jakobi on the F1 paddock

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Julian Jakobi may not be a familiar name to motorsport fans but this is a podcast well worth listening too….

Spa-Francorchamps, Foy, Easy Company and Mr President, it is time to step aside

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The famous Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps is set deep in the beautiful forested Ardennes region of southeast Belgium. It is steeped…

Look back in history Sunday: Paddon and Kennard, first Kiwis in 30 years to win Rally New Zealand (2011)

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Not since 1981 when Jim Donald and Kevin Lancaster won Rally New Zealand in a Ford Escort RS, had a…

Podcast Saturday: Jonathan Green talks to F1 driver Nicholas Latifi

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In 2013 a young Canadian driver turned up on the grid of the Toyota Racing Series. Little did we know…

Q & A with Spike Kohlbecker

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US driver Spike Kohlbecker first came to New Zealand 18 months ago, competing in the 2018/19 New Zealand Formula Ford…

If you ran Boeing or Airbus, what would you do?

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If you were running either of the world’s biggest aircraft producers, Boeing or Airbus, what decisions would you now make…