Catherine Pattison

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.

Moto trials: Blake hoping new bike will boost results

Moto trials: Blake hoping new bike will boost results

Brighton rider Blake Fox will be taking on the world's elite moto trials exponents again, and he has an upgraded bike at his disposal.

Rallying: Couple's victory fulfils supporter's dying wish

Rallying: Couple's victory fulfils supporter's dying wish

There was a poignancy behind Masterton husband-and-wife pairing Richard and Sara Mason creating history by winning Saturday's Rally of Wairarapa.

Motorsport: Masons hoping for title triumph at home

Motorsport: Masons hoping for title triumph at home

New Zealand rallying's power couple, Richard and Sara Mason, are in an enviable position going into today's Wairarapa Rally driving their Subaru.