SUPERSPORT 600 FRIENDS AND RIVALS

They are great mates off the track, but fierce rivals on it, and the battle for New Zealand Superbike Championship honours became even more heated for Jake Lewis and James Hoogenboezem at the weekend. … Continue reading

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MOTOFEST DAY ONE DONE; MORE TOMORROW

It was a dynamic day of high drama at Hampton Downs today as the inaugural Mike Pero MotoFest festival kicked off with the first of its two days of spectacular action at the popular North Waikato race circuit. … Continue reading

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BRINGING THE X FACTOR TO MOTOFEST

International X Games star Levi Sherwood will make a rare appearance on home soil at the Mike Pero MotoFest at Hampton Downs early next month. … Continue reading

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COME AND JOIN MOTOGP HALL OF FAMER

American road-racing legend Randy Mamola, the star attraction of the Mike Pero MotoFest at Hampton Downs on March 3-4, will be inducted to the Hall of Fame soon after this New Zealand motorcycling extravaganza. … Continue reading

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HAMPTON DOWNS THE PLACE TO BE

The battle lines have been drawn in the superbike nationals and the next round at Hampton Downs in just over two weeks’ time could be pivotal in determining where the trophies end up for 2018. … Continue reading

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MIKE PERO MOTOFEST

Hampton Downs could be classified as New Zealand motorsport’s “centre of excellence” when the Mike Pero MotoFest erupts there in the first weekend of March. … Continue reading

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SUPERBIKE SEASON IS UPON US

Brace yourselves for what could be the hottest New Zealand Superbike Championship season in many years, with plenty of fresh talent threatening to steal the thunder from the established heroes. … Continue reading

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A RIPPING START TO THE SEASON

If this year’s Motul Six-Hour motorcycle endurance race at Hampton Downs could be considered a litmus test for the coming road-racing season, then it’s going to be another scorcher this summer. … Continue reading

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MOTORSPORT CAN BE CRUEL

Motorsport can sometimes be a very cruel mistress indeed, just ask Wellington’s Sloan ‘Choppa’ Frost. But Frost remains pretty cool about things, despite seeing what could have been a sensational double victory turn quickly into a campaign-killing disaster last weekend. … Continue reading

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