Motorsport

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After claiming three new official 9.2 litre records in Bonneville, Reg Cook is already looking ahead to his next unbelievable challenge.

Kiwi speed demon, 71, wanting to break 800km/h barrier with next Bonneville land speed record attempt

After claiming three new official records in Bonneville, Reg Cook is already looking ahead.

Richie Stanaway the latest Kiwi driver to secure Supercars driver role

Stanaway will join the likes of Scott McLaughlin, Fabian Coulthard and Shane Van Gisbergen for the 2018 championship.

Kiwi Mitch Evans promoted to podium finish after Hong Kong race winner disqualified

Evans originally finished fourth in the opening round of Formula E.

Watch: Formula 1 unveils new logo for 2018 season - and Lewis Hamilton hates it

Organisers have ushered in a new era but some drivers and fans aren't happy.

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Watch: 'Everything went wrong' – Gutted Scott McLaughlin still struggling to come to terms with disastrous final Supercars race

The Kiwi driver said he'll bounce back next year but right now, it's a tough pill to swallow.

'C'mon Brendon!' Kiwi F1 driver Hartley gets cheeky pep talk from Toro Rosso manager in Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

The little encouragement appeared to work as Hartley improved five places from last on the starting grid to finish 15th.

'We're very, very pissed off' – Shane van Gisbergen slammed by fellow Supercars driver after crash

David Reynolds labelled SVG's performance in the Newcastle 500 as "very ordinary driving".

Hartley was confirmed to drive for Toro Rosso in next season's championship.

Brendon Hartley to start Abu Dhabi Grand Prix at back of grid after qualifying last

Hartley was the slowest in the final practice session and in qualifying.

SCOTT MCLAUGHLIN / ALEXANDRE PREMAT (Shell Penske Ford). Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000. 2017 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship Round 11. Mount Panorma, Bathurst NSW 8 October 2017. Photo Clay Cross / photosport.nz

Scott McLaughlin grabs pole position for Newcastle Supercars

The Kiwi driver will start this afternoon's race at the front of the grid ahead of his title rivals.

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The Kiwi driver again impressed before engine troubles saw him out of the race.

Kiwi driver Brendon Hartley slapped with another grid penalty ahead of Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Engine problems see Hartley drop 10 places for the start of Monday's race.

'There is some light at the end of the tunnel' - Hayden Paddon pleased to end tough season with podium finish

Paddon finished eighth for the WRC 2017 season after coming third in Rally Australia.

Kiwi driver Hayden Paddon finishes third, Thierry Neuville wins Rally Australia

Neuville won Rally Australia and finished second in the World Rally Championship.

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Kiwi driver Brendon Hartley to round off 2017 WEC in Bahrain

Hartley will look to end this year's World Endurance Championship on a high with a winning result for Porsche in tomorrow morning's Six Hours of Bahrain event.

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'It couldn't be better!' – Kiwi driver Brendon Hartley beams after securing Formula 1 gig

Hartley was confirmed to drive for Toro Rosso in next season's championship.

Hayden Paddon re-signs Hyundai for 2018 WRC despite difficult year

Paddon will look to turn things around next year with him currently sitting in 10th this season.

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Seven Sharp's Mike Thorpe went to Cromwell to ride the bungy-bus

Highlands Park Raceway unveils latest high adrenalin attraction

Seven Sharp's Mike Thorpe went to Cromwell to ride the bungy-bus.

Not again! Kiwi Brendon Hartley forced to retire from second straight F1 race after more engine problems

The Kiwi Toro Rosso driver was forced to quit the Brazilian Grand Prix midrace.

The Kiwi driver is hoping for a deal with Toro Rosso after his debut at the US Grand Prix in Austin this morning.

Engine penalty sees Brendon Hartley 18th on Brazilian Grand Prix grid

The Kiwi Toro Rosso driver clocked the 15th fastest time in the first qualifying session, but will start third from the back.

CRASH! F1 Champion Lewis Hamilton bails out of Brazilian GP qualifying after car smashes into barrier

Hamilton, who won his fourth Formula One championship two weeks ago in Mexico, walked away from the car without injury.

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Mr Hamilton received a VAT refund of more than $6 million on his private jet thanks to a tax loophole.

British F1 ace Lewis Hamilton's tax practices exposed by Paradise Papers

Mr Hamilton received a VAT refund of more than $6 million on his private jet thanks to a tax loophole.

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2010 V8 champ James Courtney took 1 NEWS sports reporter Abby Wilson for a spin around the Pukekohe race track.

V8s roar into Auckland as Kiwis prepare to contend for Supercars title

2010 V8 champ James Courtney took 1 NEWS sport's reporter Abby Wilson for a spin around the Pukekohe race track.

SCOTT MCLAUGHLIN / ALEXANDRE PREMAT (Shell Penske Ford). Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000. 2017 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship Round 11. Mount Panorma, Bathurst NSW 8 October 2017. Photo Clay Cross / photosport.nz

Kiwi duo make bright start in NZ Supercars practice

The pair of Scott McLaughlin and Fabian Coulthard registered the two fastest times in this morning's practice session.

'It's the only thing I ever want to do' - Kiwi teen hoping to become motorsport's next big thing

Liam Lawson, 15, is earning comparisons to Brendon Hartley and Scott Dixon.

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The Kiwi driver again impressed before engine troubles saw him out of the race.

'It's all part of the apprenticeship' – Brendon Hartley's manager philosophical after Mexican F1 disaster

The Kiwi driver again impressed before engine troubles saw him out of the race.

The moment Brendon Hartley's brilliant start to Mexican GP goes up in smoke as F1 car catches on fire mid-race

After surging six places to 11th in the race, the Kiwi driver was forced from the track due to yet another engine problem.

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