Motoring

This Week’s Express Wheels

Vehicle: Rover Mini Cooper Engine: 1275 SPI Colour: Tartan red body, black roof Owner: Lee Norman, pictured with partner Tracey Brake and Sparky the Mini From: Auckland When and why did you buy it? Bought ex-Japan for parts. When...

The Pork Pie Charity Run

FIFTY-NINE Minis rolled into Invercargill on Wednesday (19 April) the final stretch of the fifth Pork Pie Charity Run which began in Kaitaia on April 4. The Pork Pie Charity Run is a nod to...

This week’s Express Wheels

Vehicle: Mercedes Benz SL 600 AMG 1996 Owner: Alastair Reekie From: Invercargill When and why did you buy it? I bought it in Auckland and drove it all the way to Invercargill What is the vehicle's history? I...

This week’s Express Wheels

Vehicle: 2007 Suzuki GSXR-1000 Name: Christian Hawkes From: Invercargill When and why did you buy it? I bought it a year ago as I was looking for something fast that lets you know you're alive What is the...

Bikes head north for 100-year celebration

INVERCARGILL'S reputation as an active hub of transport museums will be reinforced with the loan of two iconic motorcycles and the Burt Munro streamliner replica to the MTA100: Car Show of the Century being...

Speedway season ends in style

THE Rock FM Riverside Speedway signed off the season in style on Saturday night with a host of Southland titles up for grabs, teams' racing, the final of the Southern Bullet Series, a demolition...

Cars the stars at Teretonga

Crowds flocked to Teretonga Park in Invercargill at the weekend as the circuit hosted the 25th year of Classic SpeedFest. Many millions of dollars of very special racing cars were on show at the...

Local success amid thrills and spills at track

THERE were the usual thrills and spills and some great performances by local drivers as the Speedworks Motorsport Championship visited Teretonga Park on the outskirts of Invercargill last weekend. Saturday's action was held in dry...

Dickson to feature at track

SOUTHLAND-BORN racer Peter Dickson will have a target on his back on Saturday, January 14, as The Rock FM Riverside Speedway hosts its biggest saloon car meeting in more than two decades, the New...

The need for speed

Close racing: Steve Bristow leads the pack in a race during the Southland Motorcycle Club's meeting at Teretonga Park last month. Power to the ground: Sam Taylor on his way to a well-deserved win at...
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