Some rally royalty will grace the Otago Rally next year.
As far as debut attempts go, Mike Sheehan nailed his first tilt at winning the FIA Group N 2WD title at the final round of the New Zealand Rally Championship (NZRC) on Saturday, at the Rally Waitomo.
Scott McLaughlin and co-driver Alex Premat have claimed a remarkable Bathurst victory, leading home Shane van Gisbergen/Garth Tander and James Courtney/Jack Perkins.
Top seed Carter Strang dominated the Rankleburn Rally in West Otago on Saturday as the Southlander from Wallacetown and co-driver Stewart Robbie won all four special stages.
It was a double thumbs up for Highlands Motorsport Park's professional driver Andrew Waite as his team claimed victory in the three-hour endurance race and he bested his boss and colleague again.
Fifty years ago, Queenstown's Grant Aitken raced for the first time at Teretonga Park, in Invercargill, and on Saturday he raced for the final time, at Highlands Motorsport Park.
There are many perks to being a professional driver at Highlands Motorsport Park and Andrew Waite and Damon Leitch have certainly got it good tomorrow.
Canterbury's Hamish MacDonald has become the first New Zealand rider to win a world enduro championship.
After unveiling his new car last Saturday, Southlander Jordan Michels will test it at the opening round of the South Island endurance series at Teretonga today.
The Palmerston Flyer, the Kawasaki Kid - call Courtney Duncan whatever you like but make sure you call her champ.
Courtney Duncan has done it. After heartbreak in previous years the Dunedin-based rider from Palmerston has been crowned a world champion.
US race car driver and TV host Jessi Combs has been killed in a high-speed crash while trying to set a new land-speed record.
The safest place to ride is out in front and that is where Courtney Duncan plans to be when she chases glory in Turkey next month.
Concentrating on ducking and diving through the lunar landscape of Rally Argentina, World Rally Championship driver Hayden Paddon had to shake off a serious dose of self-doubt on the way to claiming his maiden WRC win.
Following the pathway laid by New Zealand motorsport innovators Bruce McLaren, Burt Munro and John Britten, Hayden Paddon is pioneering the construction of the world's first electric rally car.