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Motorsport: Horror speedway crash at Western Springs
New Zealand Herald
Leading Kiwi driver Jamie McDonald has walked away from a horror crash at Vodafone Speedway Western Springs last night. McDonald's car flipped into the safety barriers midway through the feature sprint car race in the International Series finale in ..

Motorsport: Tony Stewart walks out of Auckland speedway meeting
New Zealand Herald
American NASCAR star Tony Stewart walked out of Vodafone Speedway Western Springs on Saturday night, missing the feature race of the International Sprint Car Series. Stewart has been in New Zealand for the past 10 days. Last night's series finale in ..

Speedway riders hurt in spectacular infield crash
Gisborne Herald
Two Gisborne sidecar riders were injured in a spectacular crash at the Eastland Group Raceway on Saturday night. A Hawke's Bay registered driver and his swinger, who both live in Gisborne, were taken to Gisborne Hospital by St John ambulance. One of ..

Motorsport: Speedway driver Brad Loyet banned after bust-up with Kiwi racer
New Zealand Herald
American racer Brad Loyet has headed home midway through the International Sprint Car Series after being stood down following a physical confrontation with a Kiwi driver on the weekend. Loyet tangled with Jonathan Allard during Saturday night's New ..

Speedway: Redington benefits from change of pace
New Zealand Herald
Redington, the winner of the George Wyndham Memorial Trophy for the most points across all classes at the Hawke's Bay Speedway Clubs 2016-17 season prizegiving in June, had planned to race in the 13-car production saloon class as well as his regular ..

Auckland stadiums strategy: Arena masterplan on ice
New Zealand Herald
The ambitious plan to move speedway from Western Springs, then shift Auckland Cricket from Eden Park to the lakeside venue, is at the crossroads. Regional Facilities Auckland, the council-controlled organisation which has driven the controversial ..

Kiwi drivers try to keep Sprintcar title on New Zealand shores
The intensity of Loyet showed the American drivers aren't in New Zealand for a holiday, with Stewart sending his own car and chief engineer out a week ago to look at the track and get the car ready. Namesake, but no relation, Shane Stewart also sent ..

Motorsport: The top 10 Kiwi racers of 2017
New Zealand Herald
New Zealand's golden era of motorsport continued in 2017 with Kiwi drivers setting the standard in numerous categories around the world. We look at the top 10 drivers for the calendar year. So strong was this year's list that we couldn't find room for ..

Drivers to slay it at speedway
Gisborne Herald
... Gisborne Speedway Club meeting. O'Dwyer spun Herbert but got caught as he flew down the outside of his clubmate. The meeting produced plenty of carnage and more is expected tomorrow night in the sidecars champ of champs and pairs racing in all ..

Riverside Speedway Meeting Finishes With A Bang
What's On Invers
The Christmas Championship at The Riverside Speedway came to an abrupt end as a massive hit by two Stockcar drivers left a sizeable hole in the concrete wall in their third and final heat. Both Casey McEwan and Glen Fraser walked away from the incident ..