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It’s been a winning start to the season for SMEG Racing V8 SuperTourer stars Simon Evans and Shane van Gisbergen, dominating the first round of the BNT NZ SuperTourers Championship at Taupo.

Fri, 31 Oct 2014 03:11:25 +1300
Quinn determined to take two victories with Tander at Highlands (Fuseworks) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/motorsport/news/article/-/25384567

Tony Quinn will be a busy man come the Highlands 101 endurance race meeting early in November and he’s enlisted the support of three-time Bathurst 1000 winner Garth Tander as he strives to take two victories - the Highlands 101 race win and the outright Australian GT Championship (AGT) title.

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 23:18:34 +1300
Hamilton aims to make it 10 in Texas (Reuters) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/motorsport/news/article/-/25381792

By Alan Baldwin
AUSTIN Texas (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton will be aiming for a big win in Texas this weekend, even if the Formula One starting grid is the smallest he has ever known it wi...

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:11:13 +1300
Young gun Chang takes biggest prize at offroad racing final (Fuseworks) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/motorsport/news/article/-/25372941

Christchurch unlimited-class offroad racer Owen Chang has become the 2014 national champion and the youngest class eight (unlimited race truck) champion in the history of the sport.

Wed, 29 Oct 2014 19:18:59 +1300
Puma extends partnership with Mercedes F1 team (Reuters) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/motorsport/news/article/-/25371365

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German sportswear company Puma said it had renewed its partnership with the Mercedes Formula One team, extending Puma unit Brandon's licensed rights for team replica and fan prod...

Wed, 29 Oct 2014 09:33:13 +1300
Inkster and Winn lead, crash ends Quinn and Tillett's day (Fuseworks) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/motorsport/news/article/-/25372716

Tarmac rally ace Glenn Inkster and co-driver Spencer Winn lead the 20th anniversary Targa South Island after a frantic first timed day, winning all six stages to power into an early lead.

Wed, 29 Oct 2014 08:21:43 +1300
Van Gisbergen and Lowndes pumped to contest Highlands 101 (Fuseworks) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/motorsport/news/article/-/25367199

Shane van Gisbergen and Craig Lowndes are set deliver to a high profile, trans-Tasman, V8 Supercar angle to November’s Highlands 101 endurance race.

Wed, 29 Oct 2014 01:44:07 +1300
Motorsport: Van Gisbergen in hot form for Hampton Downs (Fuseworks) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/motorsport/news/article/-/25366008

Shane Van Gisbergen is in red-hot form as he heads to this weekend’s TR Group Waikato 400 at Hampton Downs, round two of the 2014-15 BNT NZ SuperTourers championship, Nov 1-2.

Tue, 28 Oct 2014 23:31:30 +1300
More F1 teams could go bust, warns Mosley (Reuters) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/motorsport/news/article/-/25364599

By Alan Baldwin
LONDON (Reuters) - More Formula One teams could follow Caterham and Marussia into administration or failure, the former head of the sport's governing body Max Mosley war...

Tue, 28 Oct 2014 21:22:31 +1300
Mosley fears for F1 teams' future (AFP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/motorsport/news/article/-/25362950

Marussia and Caterham "may not be the last" Formula One teams to go bust given the incredibly high cost of Grand Prix racing, the former head of world motorsport's governing body believes

Tue, 28 Oct 2014 19:01:38 +1300