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.

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Three races, three different winners at opening NZ Historic Touring Car Series Round

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Ford Mondeo Super Tourer driver Scott O’Donnell made it three different winners from the three Archibald’s Historic Touring Car races…

Historic Touring Cars entertain at Timaru

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Fastest qualifier Stu Rogers (Nissan BN-R32 Gp A rep) (main picture) won the first Archibald’s Historic Touring Car Series race…

Timaru race fans get rare chance to see classic touring cars in action

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It’s not everyday that local motor racing enthusiasts can get to see the actual car (a 2-door BMW E36 coupe)…

Lyons roars to F5000 clean sweep at Taupo Historic GP

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Visiting UK driver Michael Lyons (Lola T400) roared to an SAS Autoparts MSC NZ F5000 Tasman Cup Revival Series clean…

Young gun Lyons takes up where he left off at Taupo Historic GP meeting

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Visiting category and series young gun Michael Lyons (Lola T400) from the UK dominated the first SAS Autoparts MSC F5000…

Lap records set to tumble at Taupō Historic GP meeting this weekend

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With a weather forecast of clear skies, warm temperatures and no rain for this weekend, the fourth annual Taupō Historic…

UK Racers’ arrival provides twin boost for NZ F5000 series’ round at Taupo

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The arrival here later this month of family trio Frank, Judy and son Michael Lyons, and fellow British historic single-seater…

NZ Rally champs next challenge for Targa winner Haydn Mackenzie

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Fresh challenges are what motivates 2019 Targa New Zealand winner Haydn Mackenzie. So this year he is adding a NZ…

My Best/Worst of 2019 Pt 2 – plus some ‘s…t’ we need to sort out!

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Before I launch into Pt 2 of my ‘Best/Worst of 2019 column’ I would like to honour the memory of…

Sanctioning body switch for Targa events in 2020

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Targa tarmac motor rally organiser, Ultimate Rally Group (URG), is in the process of completing a switch of event sanctioning,…