Motorsport

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Dixon's preparations for the Indy500 have taken a turn for the dramatic in Indianapolis.

'It was definitely shocking' - mixed emotions for Kiwi driver Scott Dixon after armed robbery

Dixon said he and his friend Dario Franchitti remained calm throughout the incident.

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Emma Davies-Dixon didn’t say much about her husband’s ordeal at Taco Bell restaurant, but said she was proud of his efforts on the track.

'We got big love for the city' - Scott Dixon's wife thanks fans for support after husband robbed at gunpoint

Dixon and teammate Dario Franchitti were held up at an Indianapolis fast food restaurant.

Cool-headed Kiwi Scott Dixon told Taco Bell gunpoint robbery story 'like nothing happened' - IndyCar teammate

Motorsport star Scott Dixon had a gun held at his head while in a Taco Bell drive-thru lane.

IMOLA, ITALY - MAY 13:  Nicky Hayden of USA and Red Bull Honda World Superbike team  prepares to start on the grid during the Race 1 during the FIM Superbike World Championship - Race 1 at Enzo and Dino Ferrari Circuit on May 13, 2017 in Imola, Italy.  (Photo by Mirco Lazzari gp/Getty Images)

Former MotoGP world champion Nicky Hayden dies after bicycle accident

Hayden died in hospital today, five days after he was hit by a car while training on his bicycle.

Scott Dixon of New Zealand, is congratulated by JR Hildebrand after winning the pole during qualifications for the Indianapolis 500 IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Kiwi driver Scott Dixon wins pole position for Indianapolis 500

Dixon claimed pole at the famed race for the third time in his career and will hope history can repeat in the 101st running on May 28.

McLaughlin's dream run ended after slow start allows fellow Kiwi Van Gisbergen to snag checkered flag

SVG was joined on the podium by Red Bull teammate Jamie Whincup for a one-two finish.

Watch: Death-defying IndyCar driver lucky to be alive after horror crash sees sportscar slam into barrier at over 370km/h

Sebastien Bourdais will undergo surgery for a fractured pelvis after the shocking accident

Paddon's Portugal rally over after power-steering failure

Today's issues continues a run of poor luck and technical woes for Paddon this year in the WRC.

Scott Dixon qualifies third at Indianapolis 500

The Kiwi driver is looking to reclaim the title he last won in 2008.

Kiwi racer Scott McLaughlin continues winning streak with race one win in Winton

"I've won two in a row but never three - it's pretty special."

Kiwi Scott Mclaughlin claims pole for first Winton Supercar race

Fellow Kiwi Shane Van Gisbergen qualified third for the race, just 0.03 seconds behind.

FARO, PORTUGAL - MAY 18:   Hayden Paddon of New Zealand and Sebastian Marshall of Great Britain compete in their Hyundai Motorsport WRT Hyundai i20 WRC during the Shakedown of the WRC Portugal on May 18, 2017 in Faro, Portugal.  (Photo by Massimo Bettiol/Getty Images)

Kiwi driver Hayden Paddon grounded by WRC electrical faults

Disaster struck on the seventh stage when they ground to a halt because of faults with the electrics, losing more than 10 minutes.

Lewis Hamilton claims thrilling Spanish Grand Prix victory over Sebastian Vettel

Hamilton's second win in five races this season cut Vettel's lead from 13 points to six.

'I just can't believe our bad luck' - Haydon Paddon finishes sixth at Rally Argentina

The Kiwi driver endured a frustrating fourth day to slip to eighth in the driver standings.

Haydon Paddon improves to move to sixth in Argentina

The Kiwi drover shone on day three, after an up an down second day.

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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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.

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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.

'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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