Motorsport

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The three-time NZ Grand Prix champion is still competing, with the likes of Greg Murphy and Paul Radisich sending in tributes.

'I might be old but my mind is still sharp': 75-year-old Kenny Smith honoured by racing greats at Hampton Downs

The three-time NZ Grand Prix champion is still competing, with the likes of Greg Murphy and Paul Radisich sending in tributes.

01:46
The Geraldine driver has withdrawn from the Monte Carlo rally after he fatally crashed into a spectator.

Hayden Paddon uses statement to warn spectators after Monte Carlo tragedy: 'We all want to enjoy a good show and go home'

A spectator died yesterday morning after Paddon's vehicle went out of control on black ice.

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A spectator was hit when Paddon slammed into the Monte Carlo hill.

'NZ is behind you!' - fans send heartfelt messages of support to distraught Paddon after Monte Carlo rally tragedy

Supporters of the Kiwi driver say it wasn't his fault a spectator died after his crash.

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The Kiwi rally driver skids on ice and screams around a corner at the Monte Carlo rally.

Spectator dies after Kiwi rally driver Hayden Paddon crashes at Monte Carlo Rally

"Everyone associated with the event extends their deepest sympathies and condolences to the families, friends and individuals affected."

02:05
The Hyundai driver is hoping to improve on a stellar season last year.

Hayden Paddon launching WRC campaign in icy Monte Carlo conditions

The Hyundai driver is hoping to improve on a stellar season last year.

Technical chief Paddy Lowe latest to leave Lewis Hamilton's Mercedes team

Lowe played an integral part in Mercedes' recent domination of F1.

'I find that to be insulting': Supercars boss slams 'sexist' van Gisbergen

Betty Klimenko was due to take on the contracted van Gisbergen at her Erebus team after assuming control in 2012.

'It was quick': V8 Supercars title favourite Van Gisbergen fourth fastest in practice

Kiwi driver 0.17 seconds behind Volvo's Scott McLaughlin, who topped the timesheets.

02:05
Scott Dixon, Fabian Coulthard and Scott McLaughlin will be at the Legends of Speed evening.

Kiwi motorsport legends dig deep to support next generation, and return of World Rally Championship

Scott Dixon, Fabian Coulthard and Scott McLaughlin will be at the Legends of Speed evening.

03:43
Rod Millen's sprawling Coromandel haven is home to an array of American beasts.

'It brings a huge smile to my face' – the Kiwi petrol head who hosts his own rally

Rod Millen's sprawling Coromandel haven is home to an array of American beasts.

01:53
Fans might still get a chance to see the legendary rider in action in Sunday’s street race in Invercargill.

Rain brings Guy Martin and his 'bloody fast' Suzuki to a stop at Burt Munro challenge

Fans might still get a chance to see the legendary rider in action in Sunday’s street race in Invercargill.

01:49
Michael Scott has had a tough 2016, and needs up to $50k to get his car back in good order.

'How the hell did I get here?' Young Kiwi racer glad to be alive after terrifying crash

Motorsport community now looking to help get 21-year-old Michael Scott back on the track.

Woah! Watch race car driven by former tennis star catapult into air and smash in spectacular fashion

Former tennis champion David Nalbandian has walked away unscathed from this crash.

'That's actually really dangerous': Pukekohe track under fire over dodgy corner

Loose gravel sees Scott McLaughlin and Will Davidson crash within minutes of each other.

01:52
Kiwi van Gisbergen is aiming to keep team-mate and racing legend Jamie Whincup in second spot in the New Zealand round of the Supercar championship.

'I can really upset their party': Kiwi McLaughlin set for Supercars showdown in Pukekohe

McLaughlin is the chief threat to Triple Eight's dominance of the series, sitting in fourth place behind championship leader Shane van Gisbergen.

Lewis Hamilton quickest in first practice at Mexican Grand Prix

Hamilton stayed in hot pursuit of Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg in the chase for the Formula One season championship, posting the fastest lap in today's first practice.

03:40
This weekend at Hampton Down, Mazda's mad exponent of drift is stepping well outside his comfort zone.

'This is far beyond a dream come true': Kiwi drifter Mad Mike stepping outside his comfort zone

This weekend at Hampton Down, Mazda's mad exponent of drift is stepping well outside his comfort zone.

Amazing new vision shows driver's view of world's greatest passing manoeuvre

Rally-cross driver Kevin Eriksson had the sporting world in awe with his bold move.

Watch: Kiwi drifting legend 'Mad Mike' carves up picturesque South African highways

Mike Whiddett tore through the corners of the R45 between Franschhoek and Villiersdorp in Red Bull's film 'Conquer the Cape'.

Peter Brock's brother stands up to Whincup's Bathurst 1000 protest: 'This is not what the trophy is about'

Phil Brock says it was 'fitting' Will Davison and his 'small, hard working team' came away with the Peter Brock Trophy yesterday.

Kiwi driver Richie Stanaway hoping for Bathurst kick-start

The young driver will make his first appearance at the track he always dreamed of racing on.

02:11
Murphy gives us sneak peak of the Hampton Downs track ahead of its re-launch next month.

Kiwi racing legend Greg Murphy proves he still has it ahead of racing return

Murphy gives us sneak peak of the Hampton Downs track ahead of its re-launch next month.

Watch: Crazy Italian driver conquers world's most dangerous road with death-defying turns in record time

Fabio Barone, covered the 10.77km route in central China in 10 minutes 31 seconds.

'He cannot walk' - Michael Schumacher's head injuries revealed in court

German magazine Bunte claimed he had a 'Christmas miracle' last year.

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Nico Rosberg won the Italian Grand Prix to cut team mate Lewis Hamilton's Formula One world championship lead to two points.

'The start wasn't great': Hamilton bungle gifts Rosberg Italian win

Nico Rosberg won the Italian Grand Prix to cut team mate Lewis Hamilton's Formula One world championship lead to two points.

Scott Dixon claims Indy Car pole position with blistering lap record

Dixon took pole position in New York after breaking the lap record at the Watkins Glen circuit.

Watch: Unbelievable! You won't believe how world's luckiest dog avoided being obliterated by rally car

This defied belief. A wandering dog, on a rally road, on a blind-corner, about to be made mince-meat - until fate intervened.

'Rain delays aren't so bad': Family keeps Scott Dixon upbeat in Pennsylvania

Instead of complaining Dixon used the time to share a special moment with daughter Tilly.

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