Motorsport

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Upper Hutt speedway has finally been completed in time for a revamped racing series.

Feilding drift driver tests out new and improved Upper Hutt speedway

Upper Hutt speedway has finally been completed in time for a revamped racing series.

02:10
Formula 4 Racing driver Billy Monger, 17, had both legs amputated below the knee.

Teen race car star who lost legs in horrific crash gearing up to drive again

Formula 4 Racing driver Billy Monger, 18, had both legs amputated below the knee.

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Hayden Williams went from driver to pilot in a matter of seconds at the Western Springs International Test.

Watch: Kiwi Midget car goes flying, catapults dangerously close to top of Western Springs safety barriers in wild crash

Hayden Williams went from driver to pilot in a matter of seconds at the Western Springs International.

Watch: 'Boys don't wear princess dresses!' Formula 1 champ Lewis Hamilton slammed for mocking nephew's Christmas outfit

Hamilton apologised later for the video which he took down from his social media accounts.

Brendon Hartley (Red Bull Torro Rosso). 2017 Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. FIA F1 World Championship Round 20 held at Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi 23-26 November 2017. Photo Clay Cross / photosport.nz

Kiwi F1 driver Brendon Hartley wants to compete in Bathurst one day

"It's definitely on the list of things I'd like to do."

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With over 140 entrants already confirmed, the series is looking to expand throughout several regions across NZ.

Speedway fans to be treated with new revamped racing series in Upper Hutt

With over 140 entrants already confirmed, the series is looking to expand throughout several regions across NZ.

02:07
Reid Harker won't do it on his own though, with a Kiwi motorsport legend guiding him off the track as well.

Watch: 'I'll give it a red-hot crack!' Meet the rookie Kiwi driver looking to make his name in upcoming Toyota Racing Series

Reid Harker won't do it on his own though, with a Kiwi legend guiding him off the track as well.

01:50
Chelsea Herbert, 19, became the first female to win a race in the National Touring Cars Championship.

Kiwi teen turning heads after dominating V8 circuit

Chelsea Herbert, 19, became the first female to win a race in the National Touring Cars Championship.

02:06
Kiwi driver Mitch Evans, who races for Jaguar, said it will be "incredible".

Auckland to possibly stage new global motor racing series Formula E in 2018

Kiwi driver Mitch Evans, who races for Jaguar, said it will be "incredible".

02:00
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.

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.

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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.

03:15
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.

00:19
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.

02:21
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.

03:20
Mark Webber spoke to 1 NEWS in Austin and talked up Hartley's credentials.

Video: 'He's a tenacious little bugger' - former F1 Aussie driver praises Kiwi star Brendon Hartley

Mark Webber spoke to 1 NEWS in Austin and talked up Hartley's credentials.

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

Watch: Brendon Hartley in the dark over Formula 1 future after making debut

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

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