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Motorcycling New Zealand has new president

Motorcycling New Zealand, the governing body for motorcycling activities in this part of the world, has a new president. He is Ararimu's Paul Pavletich, a man...

Land speed record not for faint-hearted

There is perhaps nothing as scary or as thrilling at the same time as achieving a land speed record on a motorcycle. With no chassis or panels to surround the...

Hynd takes out Noel Powell Memorial Stockcar event

It was appropriate Hawke's Bay's Roydon Hynd should win the inaugural Noel Powell Memorial stockcar event at Meeanee Speedway's final meeting of the season la...

Locals allow Stratford driver to take home $1500 first prize

Hands up if you were surprised Hawke's Bay drivers didn't do more to produce a host-track winner of the Autumn Nationals Superstock title at Meeanee Speedway...

Third Autumn Nationals superstock title a carrot for Ryan

Expect members of the Hawke's Bay Hawkeyes superstock team to be on a redemption mission during Saturday night's Autumn Nationals event at Meeanee. Their title...

Bay's Shepherd wins Toyota 86 Championship

When Hawke's Bay motorsport driver Rowan Shepherd announced his engagement to Mel Hinton last month some of his mates teased him. They suggested the 29-year-ol...

Four Bay saloon drivers up against country's best

Don't be surprised if Shane Laking does the best of the Hawke's Bay drivers in the fifth and final round of the Pit Stop Saloon Series at Meeanee Speedway on Sa...

Meeanee Maulers take out Peter Barry Memorial Teams title

Meeanee Maulers stockcar team manager Andrew Powell saluted the self belief within his squad after they won the Peter Barry Memorial Teams event which ended a...

Bay's Todd captures North Island TQ title

Hawke's Bay speedway fans had plenty to celebrate at Meeanee last night. The Bay's two-time national champion, Duane Todd, won his first North Island TQ titl...

Tout eagerly awaits Maulers Peter Barry Memorial quest

Gibson Tout is well known for his behind-the-scenes work at Meeanee Speedway. The 25-year-old qualified mechanic and fencer will help anyone, local or visito...

Takapau Terrors aim to bring trophy back to CHB

The Takapau Terrors will be on a redemption mission at this weekend's 12th annual Peter Barry Memorial demolition derby teams event in Palmerston North. "While...

Cowling claims second North Island title

All three of us in the media box at last night's Meeanee-hosted North Island Super Saloon Championship predicted Bay of Plenty's 2NZ Chris Cowling to be on the...

NZ Cross-Country Champs tight at halfway stage

To say it's tight at the top of the 2021 New Zealand Cross-country Championship standings would be an understatement of massive proportions. The four-round 202...

NZ Superbike Champs wrap up in Taupo

The old and the new, the novices and the veterans, amazing debuts and first-time title winners, the COVID-19 pandemic-shortened 2021 New Zealand Superbike Champ...

NZ Superbike Champs to end in Taupo

The 2021 New Zealand Superbike Championships event set for Taupo next weekend (March 13-14) will go ahead as planned. A spanner was thrown in the works last we...

Penn captures first East Coast Stockcar Championship title

Hawke's Bay stockcar driver Regan Penn labelled his first East Coast championship title as an ideal form of consolation for the Meeanee Maulers winless nation...

Motocross pecking order changes at Rotorua

All bets are off now after the dust settled at round two of the 2021 New Zealand Motocross Championships near Rotorua at the weekend. The series is now at the...

Meeanee Maulers fail to gel in capital

Meeanee Maulers manager Andrew Powell was in apologising mode after the weekend's national teams stockcar championship in Wellington. His team travelled south...

Meeanee Maulers have track time on side

Meeanee Maulers stockcar team manager Andrew Powell reckons his lads have had the best buildup to their national teams championship during the five years he has...

Manager claims Hawkeyes hard done by in Palmy

Hawke's Bay Hawkeyes superstock team manager Mike McLachlan claims his team was on the harsh end of referees calls at the ENZED Teams Champs in Palmerston North...