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By Alan Baldwin
LONDON (Reuters) - Caterham Formula One employees found their factory closed on Thursday but a legal administrator overseeing the property held out hope that the struggl...

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:48:59 +1300
Frosty still holds V8 title hopes (AAP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/motorsport/news/article/-/25330656

It's do-or-die time for Ford star Mark Winterbottom but he believes he can still deny V8 Supercars champion Jamie Whincup another title.

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 01:39:29 +1300
Targa 'King' faces tough fight to regain crown (Fuseworks) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/motorsport/news/article/-/25328226

Targa tarmac rally 'King' Tony Quinn and co-driver Naomi Tillett face a tough battle next week as the five-time winner attempts to wrest back his 'crown' from defending title-holder Martin Dippie and his co-driver Jona Grant.

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 22:38:31 +1300
Track action guaranteed from UDC V8 Ute stars (Fuseworks) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/motorsport/news/article/-/25327135

Drivers in the UDC V8 Ute series will be hoping Round 5 of their 2014 championship is a little more incident free than the last one.

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 19:56:07 +1300
Crisis deepens at Caterham Formula One team (Reuters) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/motorsport/news/article/-/25327047

By Alan Baldwin
LONDON (Reuters) - The Caterham Formula One team looked close to collapse on Wednesday with management threatening to walk away and take legal action against Malaysian f...

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 19:40:39 +1300
Sporting director Michael to leave McLaren F1 team (Reuters) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/motorsport/news/article/-/25325631

By Alan Baldwin
LONDON (Reuters) - McLaren sporting director Sam Michael is leaving the Formula One team at the end of the current season to return home to Australia after 21 years in t...

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:23:11 +1300
Manfeild excited by new TRS racer (Fuseworks) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/motorsport/news/article/-/25318458

Leaving the best until last seems possible for the latest race car for the Toyota Racing Series, with every chance the new model will be at its optimum for the final and most important race of its championship, the New Zealand Grand Prix at Manfeild next February.

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:15:01 +1300
Caterham F1 team face battle over cars (Reuters) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/motorsport/news/article/-/25316051

By Alan Baldwin
LONDON (Reuters) - The future of the struggling Caterham Formula One team was thrown into further doubt on Tuesday when an administrator laid claim to their race cars an...

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:40:38 +1300
Nissan aims to build on Bathurst success (AAP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/motorsport/news/article/-/25311174

Fresh from snaring three top 10 spots at the Bathurst 1000, Nissan are hoping to build on that success at this weekend's Gold Coast V8 Supercars event.

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 02:15:08 +1300
Motorsport: Gulf NZFMR releases early bird tickets (Fuseworks) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/motorsport/news/article/-/25309180

It's that time of year again and once more, the Gulf New Zealand Festival of Motor Racing is offering some fantastic offers on tickets for those booking early. There are individual tickets for single days or for one of the whole weekends, there are tickets for both weekends, and there are even special deals on offer for families and motorhomes!

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:46:57 +1300