Ross MacKay

Ross MacKay is an award-winning journalist, author and publicist with first-hand experience of motorsport from a lifetime competing on two and four wheels. He currently combines a day job editing NZ4WD magazine with contract media work, weekend Mountain Bike missions and towing his 1989 Nissan Skyline drifter to grassroots meetings around the North Island.

Latest Posts:

Lockdown! And what it’s got to do with the end of your nose

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Lockdown eh? Who would ever have believed, one, two, three, four years ago, that ordinary, everyday Kiwis like you and…

No NZ F5000 finale this weekend – cancelled

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Statement from the Historic Racing Club “In light of the escalating COVID-19 (Coronavirus) situation and after lengthy discussions with all…

Smaller than usual F5000 field for season finale – and that’s fine by event organiser

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A smaller than usual field – just 12 cars – is set to contest the final round of this season’s…

OK, this bloody COVID-19 thing is now personal!

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No, I don’t mean I’ve contracted the so-called Coronavirus. What I do mean is that this was the year I…

Success for van den Berk and Tucker in Wellington

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Karters Jamie van den Berk (#88 main photo) from the Hawke’s Bay, and Zach Tucker from Christchurch, got their 2020…

A note-worthy addition

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They say that if you’re not going forwards you are – inevitably, I suppose – going backwards. And so, it…

Mackenzie & Sayers make it three out of three with win in latest Targa

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Third time was indeed a charm for Auckland’s Haydn Mackenzie and his Hamilton-based co-driver Matt Sayers (Mitsubishi Evo 10 RS)…

Mackenzie & Sayers dominate first day of Targa Bambina event

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Auckland’s Haydn Mackenzie and his Hamilton-based co-driver Matt Sayers (Mitsubishi Evo 10 RS) have dominated the first day of competition…

ROK Cup NZL boost for weekend Goldstar kart series round in Wellington

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Hosting the first round of this year’s Vortex engine-based ROK Cup New Zealand kart racing series has provided a numbers…

Hamilton hosts new-look Targa Bambina event this weekend

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The name – Targa Bambina – might be familiar. But that – plus the time of the year and general…