Motorsport

'It's my highlight of the year' - Eager Hayden Paddon ready to blitz through Rally Finland

Rally Finland is famous for its fast gravel roads and massive jumps.

NASCAR driver Martin Truex Jr casually emerges from flaming wreck after nasty collision

Kyle Busch and Truex Jr are both out of the race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

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Reg Cook, with the help of engineer Simon Longdill, wants to set a new wheel driven land speed record.

'Let's give it a go' – ingenious Kiwis looking to develop an engine worthy of breaking world speed record

Reg Cook, with the help of engineer Simon Longdill, wants to set a new wheel driven land speed record.

Lewis Hamilton wins record fifth British Grand Prix, closes in on Sebastian Vettel's F1 lead

Hamilton has slashed Sebastian Vettel's F1 lead to one-point after winning the British GP.

ELKHART LAKE, WI - JUNE 25:  Scott Dixon, of New Zealand, drives the #9 Honda IndyCar on the track during the Verizon IndyCar Series Kohler Grand Prix at Road America on June 25, 2017 in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin.  (Photo by Brian Cleary/Getty Images)

Kiwi driver Scott Dixon third fastest in Toronto practice

Dixon, a two-time race winner in Toronto, clocked a best lap time of 1 minute 00.6253 seconds in the second session today.

Watch: Kiwi Scott Dixon clings onto IndyCar series lead after finishing 8th in Iowa

Brazilian Helios Castroneves won the race and is now 11 points behind the Kiwi in the standings.

Hayden Paddon flies up WRC ranks to sit fifth in Rally Poland after first day

Paddon survived nine stages of racing in teeming Mikolajki rain to sit just under 40 seconds behind leader Thierry Neuville.

Scott Dixon secures IndyCar win, remains in series lead

Dixon's 41st career victory moved him within one of tying Michael Andretti for third on the all-time list.

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Rick Kelly claims pole position as Supercars head to Darwin

Kiwis Scott McLaughlin and Shane van Gisbergen will start 2nd and 5th respectively for the first race.

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Murphy says what McLaren started in the 1960s can still be seen today.

'He created a culture' – Greg Murphy hails Bruce McLaren's influence on Kiwi motorsport

Murphy says what McLaren started in the 1960s can still be seen today.

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Director Roger Donaldson sat down with Mike Hosking before his documentary film McLaren premieres.

'He was too good to be true' - Roger Donaldson on bringing motorsport great Bruce McLaren to life

Donaldson sat down with Mike Hosking before his documentary film McLaren premieres.

Watch: Crutches-wearing Scott Dixon eager to race in few days' time after horror 350km/h crash

Dixon said his medical team would know tomorrow whether his foot is fractured.

Scott Dixon's instincts, lady luck and top-end tech prevent major harm to Kiwi driver in 350km/h crash

Another keen-eyed driver noted Dixon was centimetres away from fatal consequences.

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Toyota Racing Series manager Barrie Thomlinson says the science behind the chassis strength of open wheel race cars makes a significant difference.

Watch: Check out the technology that potentially saved Scott Dixon's life after 350km/h Indycar crash

Barrie Thomlinson from the Toyota Racing Series says the science makes a difference.

Video: Terrifying in-car footage shows Scott Dixon's view in massive 350km/h IndyCar crash

The Kiwi driver miraculously walked away unscathed from the crash in Indianapolis this morning.

Watch: Hayden Paddon's Argentina title defence comes crashing down, WRC fans help flip rolled Hyundai

Paddon lost over two minutes while getting the car back on four wheels.

F1 drivers split on new safety plan to install 'shields' on cars

Plans are in place to test a new "shield" device to protect against flying debris.

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After wretched luck last year Courtney Duncan is back on the bike.

Kiwi motocross rider top of World Championship

Courtney Duncan holds a six point lead at the top of the FIM Women's World Championship.

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Kris Meeke’s hijinks meant he ended up in a spectator car park on his way to a famous victory.

Video: Northern Irish driver's off road antics seal Rally of Mexico win

Kris Meeke’s hijinks meant he ended up in a spectator car park on his way to a famous victory.

Incredible video shows World Rally leader crash off road, almost hit officials, zig-zag through carpark - then race to victory

Kris Meeke was cruising to a Rally Mexico title when his pursuit went off track in glorious fashion.

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The Kiwi rally driver is at the World Rally Championship in Mexico with the final stages this morning.

Hayden Paddon climbs back to fifth spot after technical fault

The Kiwi rally driver is at the World Rally Championship in Mexico with the final stages this morning.

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The Kiwi rally driver’s car flipped on black ice and slid of the road in Monte Carlo.

Back on track: Hayden Paddon competing in Sweden in memory of spectator

The Kiwi rally driver’s car flipped on black ice and slid of the road in Monte Carlo.

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The Mercedes driver couldn’t hide his emotions and even went on camera to say he was annoyed by all of SVG’s "mistakes" at the event.

'That's not motorsport!' Maro Engel lays into Shane van Gisbergen after Kiwi crashes team car in Bathurst 12-hour

The Mercedes driver couldn’t hide his emotions and even went on camera to say he was annoyed by all of SVG’s "mistakes" at the event.

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Alex Yoong of Malaysia is trading four wheels for two in next week's Pioneer race.

Ex-Formula One driver taking things down a notch with mountain bike race

Alex Yoong of Malaysia is trading four wheels for two in next week's Pioneer race.

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