Articles Categorized: Motorsport

Rally returns to Eastern Bay

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THE Targa Rotorua rally event blasted through the Eastern Bay on Sunday. The annual race included a stage on Manawahe Road, used twice on Sunday…

Rally return for Shapley

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A LONG absence from the Targa rally ends tomorrow for Whakatane’s Maurice Shapley. The Targa Rotorua event begins in Tokoroa tomorrow morning and will go…

One round left in tight series

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EDGECUMBE driver Christina Orr-West is within striking distance of the SsangYong Racing Series championship. She had a runner-up, two thirds and a ninth place finish…

Rees riders claim one title, for now

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THE New Zealand Superbike Cham-pionships did not finish in ideal circumstances for Whakatane’s Tony Rees. Rees went into the weekend’s final round at Hampton Downs…

Rees lands number 10 in Paeroa

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IT was the same old story with Whakatane’s Tony Rees at the weekend – he’s thoroughly predictable, meticulous and safe – but you could never…

Orr-West consistent in series

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EDGECUMBE driver Christina Orr-West had a solid weekend in the third round of the SsangYong Racing Series at Hampton Downs during the weekend. Orr-West earned…

Fast action on country road

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A RALLYSPRINT on McIvor Road, Manawahe drew residents to their gates last week. The wild weather that hit the Eastern Bay on January 22 only…

Cooper eyes New Zealand title

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THE past couple of years have been classic Aussie versus Kiwi battles, but former Opotiki rider Cody Cooper is determined to reclaim the top spot…

Superbike debut ride for Rees

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ABOUT to begin his debut Superbike and New Zealand Road Champs series this weekend, Whakatane 24-year-old Mitch Rees is determined to learn from the experience…