Articles Categorized: Motorsport

Long recovery begins

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FOR the second time in his 22 years, Damon Rees’ ability to walk again is in question. The Whakatane superbike rider had a 100kmh crash…

New competition for riders

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AN entry level motorcycle racing competition will give new riders a chance to take up the sport. Racing on tracks such as Manfeild, Hampton Downs,…

Battle for school pride on the track

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  NEARLY 200 riders carved up the track at the Inter Schools Motocross Championships at Awakaponga on Friday. The event included a range of classes…

Milestone race a big hit

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RIDERS of all types tore up the track at the 40th anniversary event of the Tarawera 100 on Saturday. The annual 160-kilometre off-road motorcycle event…

Racers wind back the clock

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“NEW knees, old bike.” That is a line Onepu’s Gary Wilson has used this week as he returns to an old favourite tomorrow. Wilson will…

Shiny new toys revved up

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NEW gadgets feature on the three new superbikes the Rees family will race this season. Pictured are Damon, Mitch and Tony Rees on their brand…

Reece on the fast track

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EDGECUMBE teenager Reece Hendl-Cox has made the step up to the elite level. The 16-year-old race car driver completed the eight-round Formula First series in…

Shapley takes the lead

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WHAKATANE rally driver Jono Shapley and his rookie co-driver Sam Byrne hold a slender points lead in the New Zealand Gull Rally Challenge coming out…