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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Wins here give talented Kiwi karter the chance to compete in Italy

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Little did top Auckland karter Josh Richmond’s parents Nigel and Shelley realise what they were getting themselves into when –…

What I learned from Mad Mike’s Summer Bash

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You’re right. Guilty as charged. Drifting, and pretty much everything that goes with the sport, indeed the ‘lifestyle,’ is my…

Big grids for NZ Superkart title meeting at Manfeild this weekend

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The biggest grids in over 10 years will add real impact as Superkart drivers from all over the country contest…

Hmmmmm, this doesn’t sit quite right with me. What about you?

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Yes, well, as far as I am concerned, the less said about New Zealand and the role it played at…

Local clubbies claim first KartSport NZ Endurance title crown

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If ever there was a ‘proof of concept’ result it was this one; where three KartSport Wellington club members, Tim…

Osborne brothers win at opening Goldstar kart series round in Taranaki

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Hamilton’s Osborne brothers Fynn and Clay claimed a rare family double at the opening round of the 60th anniversary Manawatu…

Kiwi karters beat the odds to win in Las Vegas

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Kiwi karters Matthew Hamilton and Nathan Stewart beat some long odds with big wins at the 23rd annual SuperKarts USA…

Why weren’t these blokes all over The Herald on Monday?

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My (poor, long-suffering) wife Delia gave me her ‘really, you’re going to bust a blood vessel if you go on…

First KartSport NZ Endurance title meeting a chance for some ‘serious fun’

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KartSport New Zealand’s inaugural Briggs National Endurance Championships meeting in Wellington on Saturday November 30 is an opportunity for drivers…

60th anniversary Goldstar kart series set to kick off in Taranaki this weekend

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Karters from all over New Zealand will gather at Waitara in Taranaki this weekend to help kick off the Manawatu…