Monday, 30 June 2014
Success for Paddon and Kennard at WRC Poland
New Zealand’s star international rally drivers Hayden Paddon and John Kennard have successfully completed Lotos Rally Poland, taking a very credible eighth place overall in their second World Rally Championship event with Hyundai Motorsport.
Sunday, 29 June 2014
Paddon and Kennard continue to learn and improve at WRC Poland
The Kiwi crew of Hayden Paddon and John Kennard have taken a steady approach to safely complete day three of WRC Rally Poland.
Saturday, 28 June 2014
Paddon and Kennard show impressive pace in WRC Poland
Hayden Paddon and John Kennard impressed many with their pace on the opening stage of day two of WRC Lotos Rally Poland.
Friday, 27 June 2014
Paddon and Kennard make solid start in Poland
The New Zealand crew of Hayden Paddon and John Kennard have started strongly in their first attempt at Lotos Rally Poland, joining their Hyundai Motorsport teammates in the top seven overall after the event’s first day of competition.
Friday, 20 June 2014
Paddon keen to tackle fast Polish WRC stages
Top Kiwi rally duo Hayden Paddon and John Kennard are looking forward to getting back into their Hyundai i20 WRC car as they contest Lotos Rally Poland for the first time from 26 to 29 June.
Tuesday, 17 June 2014
Public vote decides final Kiwi Young Gun at CRC Speedshow
Kiwi motorsport fans have selected Hayden Sims, a solo speedway bike rider from Invercargill, as the final wildcard for the Kiwi Young Guns feature at this year’s CRC Speedshow.
Monday, 9 June 2014
Paddon values learning from Hyundai WRC debut in Italy
New Zealand’s top rally drivers Hayden Paddon and John Kennard successfully completed the final day of Rally Italia Sardegna, taking a top five stage time and finishing their debut rally with Hyundai Motorsport in 12th place overall.
Saturday, 7 June 2014
Sardinia delivers tough first day for Paddon's Hyundai WRC debut
A tough day is the way Hayden Paddon described the first full day of Rally Italia Sardegna as he and co-driver John Kennard make their competitive debut with the Hyundai Motorsport World Rally Team.
Wednesday, 4 June 2014
Torque electric at CRC Speedshow
Supercars are a staple part of any automotive show, but at this year's CRC Speedshow, one supercar – a lightweight, high-performance Tesla Roadster – will not be like the others.
Monday, 2 June 2014
Paddon and Kennard keeping calm ahead of WRC debut
Hayden Paddon and John Kennard, New Zealand’s top rally driving duo, are approaching their debut event with Hyundai Motorsport in the 2014 FIA World Rally Championship with their trademark calmness and common sense.
Thursday, 29 May 2014
Public vote for final Kiwi Young Gun wildcard; Cassidy and Kelsey confirmed
Single seater star Nick Cassidy and talented rally driver Alex Kelsey will join in the 20-strong line-up of Kiwi Young Guns, supported by Total Lubricants, which is one of the key highlights of July’s CRC Speedshow.
Wednesday, 28 May 2014
Radio-controlled championship contenders race into CRC Speedshow
The off-road racing buggies are miniature and the dashboards are hand-held radio-control units, but there’s no doubt that the racing will be every bit as intense as any mainstream motorsport event when the inaugural New Zealand Indoor Off-road Championship (NZIOC) takes place at July’s CRC Speedshow.
Friday, 23 May 2014
Bike brands back CRC Speedshow motorcycle 'mega-site'
Strong support from local motorcycle importers has vindicated CRC Speedshow director Ross Prevette's decision to create a special ‘motorcycle mega-site’ in the main hall at this year’s 19-20 July event at Auckland’s ASB Showgrounds.
Highlands 101 race format adopted for Phillip Island
The Le Mans-style running start and 101-lap endurance race format created for the inaugural Highlands 101 race at Highlands Motorsport Park last November gets an Aussie twist this weekend for Australian GT Championship competitors at the famed Phillip Island circuit.
Monday, 19 May 2014
Interest keen for November's Highlands 101 race
Prospective competitors and enthusiastic spectators are already calling Highlands Motorsport Park in New Zealand’s famed Central Otago region for more information about the next Highlands 101 endurance race event.
Wednesday, 14 May 2014
Kiwi Young Guns named as Total supports young motorsport stars
Seventeen rising and established stars of New Zealand motorsport have been confirmed for a new feature display called the Kiwi Young Guns at this year’s CRC Speedshow.
Wednesday, 7 May 2014
CRC Speedshow creates new Park 'N' Sell zone
July’s CRC Speedshow will feature a new area for the public to sell their competition or classic cars or motorcycles.
Wednesday, 30 April 2014
Biggest-ever door prize for lucky CRC Speedshow goer
A month-long trip tracing America’s famous Route 66 behind the wheel of a Ford Mustang is the stuff of dreams – yet that’s exactly what a lucky show-goer is going to win at this year’s CRC Speedshow at Auckland’s ASB Showgrounds over the weekend of 19-20 July.
Friday, 4 April 2014
Read to co-drive Paddon for Stadium Cars Classic Otago Rally
Newly-signed Hyundai World Rally Championship driver Hayden Paddon returns to New Zealand in May for his second attempt at the famous Stadium Cars International Classic Rally of Otago.
Tuesday, 25 March 2014
Exotic Lotus models make CRC Speedshow debut
Fresh from making its official debut in New Zealand with its first-ever dedicated dealership in Auckland, legendary British sports car and motor sport brand Lotus will also make its CRC Speedshow debut this July.
Thursday, 13 March 2014
Motorsport fans getting in behind CRC Speedshow's Kiwi Young Guns
New Zealand fans of motor sports are showing their support for their favourite young race stars, with hundreds of votes already cast for CRC Speedshow’s new Kiwi Young Guns display.
Thursday, 27 February 2014
Paddon signs with Hyundai Motorsport for seven round WRC programme
New Zealand’s top driver Hayden Paddon has been signed by Hyundai Motorsport to contest seven events in the 2014 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) with long-time co-driver John Kennard, starting with Rally Italia Sardegna.
Friday, 7 February 2014
Kiwi young guns take centre stage at CRC Speedshow
Twenty rising and established young stars of New Zealand motorsport will feature in a brand-new display at the 2014 edition of CRC Speedshow.
CRC Speedshow launches new show for classic cars and motorcycles
The 2014 edition of CRC Speedshow, New Zealand’s biggest automotive and motorsport event, is set to feature a brand-new classic car and motorcycle show to celebrate New Zealanders passion for classic and heritage vehicles.
Tuesday, 28 January 2014
New Zealand's first-ever Gizmos, Gadgets & Technology Show is launched
The team behind the highly-successful annual automotive and motorsport expo, CRC Speedshow, are turning their attention to showcasing the latest and coolest consumer electronics, gadgets and technology in a brand-new expo called the Gizmos, Gadgets & Technology Show.
Sunday, 26 January 2014
Highlands crowd the best
Tony Quinn, owner of Highlands Motorsport Park, paid credit to the thousands of hardy Central Otago motorsport fans who continued to enjoy a great day of race action despite showers and the wind turning to a cool southerly.
Saturday, 25 January 2014
V8s and Toyotas attract big crowd to Highlands
Highlands Motorsport Park’s first venture into New Zealand’s traditional summer motor racing season is proving popular with local fans with official estimates of Saturday’s crowd being close to or greater than the 10,000 spectators who attended Saturday of the Highlands 101 event in November.
Friday, 24 January 2014
Highlands get big tick from international drivers
With the 23 competitors in the 2014 Toyota Racing Series (TRS) competing at Highlands Motorsport Park for the first time, the circuit’s managers are pleased to hear positive feedback from a number of the young international stars.
NZ Millennium Cup heads to Bay of Islands in 2015
The New Zealand Millennium Cup, the highly regarded sailing regatta for superyachts, will next be contested as part of the Bay of Islands Sailing Week in January 2015.
Thursday, 23 January 2014
Murph and Pedersen keen to see Highlands track revisions
Two modest revisions to the 4.1 km circuit at Highlands Motorsport Park are expected to open up passing opportunities for competitors racing in this weekend’s double-header featuring the popular BNT V8 SuperTourers and New Zealand’s premier wings and slicks category, the Toyota Racing Series.