Winning Targa New Zealand’s latest Kids in Cars colouring-in competition has seen young Waiau Pa schoolgirl Crystal-Rain Nicholson receive a family pass to next month’s V8 SuperCar ITM 500 at Pukekohe Park Raceway.
The colouring-in competition was run in conjunction with the recent Ecolight Targa Sprint event based in Pukekohe and Targa NZ event director Peter Martin says that 12-year-old Crystal-Rain’s entry was the one that stood out.
“We had some great efforts this year,” he said on Monday, “but Crystal-Rain’s was the one with the ‘X’ factor!”
Kids in Cars is the official charity of Targa NZ and the Auckland-based organization runs free family fun zones with bouncy castles, face painting and rides in the Kids In Cars Ford Falcon V8 at each Targa NZ event. Read full story…
Car enthusiasts fuss over their cars for months beforehand, getting everything perfect and up-to-scratch to show off to the masses.
It has been confirmed that Ford New Zealand will take on primary sponsor role of this year’s national Mustang Convention.
The convention is being held in Christchurch over labour weekend, from Friday, October 24 through to Monday, October 27.
This year will be Mustang’s 50th anniversary and Ford Motor Company of New Zealand Ltd and the Canterbury Mustang Owners’ Club Inc are both delighted to be involved. Read full story…
Our thoughts go out to family and friends following the tragic loss of veteran racer Len May while competing in his Cooper FJ at this weekend’s Roycroft Trophy.
The inaugural North Island Endurance series will be sponsored by a global automotive manufacturer that is relatively new to the country.
Mahindra will take on sponsorship for the first time in New Zealand when supporting the three-round series which is to take place this year.
The company is a major sponsor in Nascar and Moto GP, and has its own team in the forthcoming Formula E series. As well as having title sponsorship of the new endurance series, Mahindra will also provide the official safety car for the events.
The Mahindra North Island Endurance Series dates are June 6–7 in Pukekohe, July 5–6 in Taupo and July 25–26 at Hampton Downs. Read full story…
Got your car ready for Legends of Speed 2014 at Hampton Downs at the end of the month?
The Legends of Speed 2014 is one of Historic Muscle Cars’s (HMC) premier historic events. It is where the Historic Racing Club honours New Zealand’s many motor sport legends with a mix of races with classic saloon cars and historic single-seaters. Historic racing is all about having historic values where the cars are the stars, compliant vehicles, great fun, and no pressure racing. Read full story…