Catherine Pattison

Motorsport: Gilmour just misses out on final

Emma Gilmour just missed out on her quest to reach her first Global Rallycross Championship final at the Florida round at the weekend.

Rallying: Favourites fall by wayside

Rallying: Favourites fall by wayside

Punctures and suspension damage left the podium spots devoid of the usual New Zealand Rally Championship frontrunners at the Rally of Coromandel on Saturday.

Rallying: Kelsey to blast on in own design

Rallying: Kelsey to blast on in own design

Teething issues in the car that young Coromandel rally driver Alex Kelsey designed and built himself seem to be sorted just in time for his home event today.

Rallying: Dominant victory by Gardner

Rallying: Dominant victory by Gardner

Rhys Gardner's Mitsubishi Evo 9 redeemed itself in the best way possible as he won the Catlins Coast Rally on Saturday by just over 2min.

Motorsport: Hopes car woes over

Motorsport: Hopes car woes over

Rhys Gardner is hoping he has already put his bad luck behind him before tomorrow's Catlins Coast Rally, after a terrifying moment testing his Mitsubishi Evo 9.5 RS this week.

Motorsport: Paddon preparing to soar in Rally Finland

Motorsport: Paddon preparing to soar in Rally Finland

Competing in his fifth Rally of Finland over the next four days, Hayden Paddon will literally become a flying Kiwi.

Positive future tipped for ice-driving venture

Positive future tipped for ice-driving venture

The Southern Hemisphere Proving Ground (SHPG) was full to capacity last week, yet the team there could still find room to slip in a quick ice-driving session.

Targa rally takes on southern roads

Targa rally takes on southern roads

Run annually in the North Island, the colossus that is the Targa tarmac motor rally is coming to the Mainland for the first time this October, celebrating its 20th anniversary in southern style. Motorsport writer Catherine Pattison tells you everything you need to know about the event.

Motorsport: Gilmour takes the gloves off

Motorsport: Gilmour takes the gloves off

A lashing of new-found speed helped Emma Gilmour sharpen her race craft and dice with the front-runners at an event in New York at the weekend.

Motorcycle trials: New bike takes Fox to eighth

A potent new relationship between man and machine led to Brighton rider Blake Fox claiming his second top-10 placing in the world trial championships recently.