Hawke's Bay’s Tommy Watts had reason to celebrate at the weekend after back-to-back wins in Otago resulted in his first national motorcycling cross-country title.
Dunedin Mayor Aaron Hawkins will no doubt be feeling a little more comfortable sitting in his reclining, swivelling office chair this morning.
Two punctures were not enough to prevent former WRC driver Hayden Paddon from upping his Otago Rally trophy tally to eight yesterday.
A reliable engine, a heavy accelerator pedal, some brakes, good seat harnesses, a roll-cage and some window wipers are important in a rally car.
They are a rare breed in this year’s Otago Rally, but Jake Luckin (left) and Adrian Jones are flying the overseas flag.
Transporters and trailers around the country have been rolling rally cargo towards Dunedin this week, as the city gets ready to host the 2021 Otago Rally.
ODT subeditor and long-time rallying enthusiast Gary Newton revisits his younger days, riding with Aaron Slight in a shakedown before this weekend’s Otago Rally.
She is a speed queen on the back of a motorbike but Otago Rally’s celebrity driver motorcycle racer Avalon Biddle says going fast on gravel is "totally different and a bit scary".
Dunedin man Mike Scholten retained his Lawrence Quarter Mile Drags title at the annual celebration of high-octane wheel-spinning at the weekend.
An Invercargill teenager is making history as he travels to Europe this week to take part in the Redbull MotoGP Rookies Cup — the first Kiwi motorcyclist to be selected.
He may have raced with the best of them on two wheels and in touring cars but when it comes to getting in a rally car, Aaron Slight is a complete novice.