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:

Madeline will be helping to forge a new Supercars’ pathway

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The news that former Wellington, now Melbourne-based Kiwi karter Madeline Stewart has been signed by Brad Jones Racing to drive…

How money makes the world (and cars) go round!

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Greg Murphy hit the nail on the head when – on some sort of sports game show I caught, quite…

A pair of aces in the pack

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I’m no poker player (for a start I don’t have the face for it!) but I do know that a…

A Teretonga state of mind

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Here I am working away in what is undoubtedly the best (as in position, elevation, view and facilities) media room…

The best game, er, sport in town!

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Really, I don’t have anything against tennis, basketball, volleyball, or any other ‘game’ for that matter. In fact since I…

When history comes to life

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Bruce Miles was buzzing after the second Archibalds Historic Touring Car Series race at this year’s Skope Classic meeting at…

Skoping out a classic

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What makes a motor racing meeting memorable? What is it, for instance, that makes you hang out for the next…

Motor Cup trophy is priceless link to NZ motorsport’s misty past

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Sometimes, when the weather and light are just right, I’ll park up the old Nissan Terrano part-way along Muriwai Beach,…

January…and it’s the Dakar Rally I’m watching

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January is always my busiest month, with some sort of motorsport gig for me to attend and report on each…

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…