Motoring

MacDonald big winner at Teretonga prizegiving

IT was the seventh time Invercargill's Liam MacDonald has been awarded the Southland Sports Car Club Champion's Trophy when the club held its annual prizegiving at Teretonga Park on Monday night. The trophy is awarded...

A sense of purpose

FOR more than nine years, Norman Beer has been one of the unsung heroes at Transport World. So why does he do it? "You're a volunteer because you want to do it. You wouldn't do it...

New corporate area ‘best seat in the house’

IF you were to visit X Factor Cars Riverside Speedway before lockdown you would have noticed an impressive-looking structure on the back straight, namely the new corporate area. Track commentator Daryl Shuttleworth said, "It's the...

Volunteering in the genes

VOLUNTEERING is a family business for the Pattersons. Ashley Patterson describes himself as a motorsport fanatic and has transferred his passion to daughter Amanda Masters. Together with son and brother Michael, they used to watch the...

KartSport club day

Christopher Scrimgour captured some of the action of Round 1 of the winter club series held at KartSport Southland's Invercargill Oil Shop Kart Raceway last Sunday.  

Express Wheels – 1979 ACCO 2150 International double cab fire engine

Name: Roger Sutton and Jill Randell From: Glencoe, Southland When and why did acquire it? Last year... Jill told me to buy it What is the vehicle's history? It was built in Aussie and used in Auckland,...

This week’s Express Wheels: 1997 Honda Torneo number 6i

Name: Steve Nicholas From: Invercargill When and why did acquire it? A year ago. I had written off my old speedway car, having rolled it twice, which wasn't favourable. It was already half-built as a production saloon...

Lawrie family has love of motorsport

MOTORSPORT is a family affair for Southland Sports Car Club members Andrew and Rachel Lawrie, as they look forward to resuming clubsport and race events at Teretonga Park. Andrew has been a successful competitor in...

Speedway ‘just a part of life’ for president

FOR Tiffany Dryden, motorsport has become a lifelong love. Now she volunteers hours of her time to ensure Riverside Speedway continues to grow and develop. The Southland Express caught up with Dryden to see...

Q&A: Speedway photographer Corbyn Shuttleworth

CAPTURING the thrills and spills at Riverside Speedway through the lens of his camera has been the job of 16-year-old Southland Boys' High School pupil Corbyn Shuttleworth. The Southland Express asked Corbyn a few...
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