MOTOFEST WORTH ANOTHER LOOK

We know you’ll enjoy this extended highlights package from Hampton Downs in March, that weekend’s inaugural MotoFest event doubling as the third round of four of the 2018 New Zealand Superbike Championships. The two-day festival of motorcycling promised a huge … Continue reading

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WHAT WENT ON 10 YEARS AGO?

It’s the fourth (and final round) of the 2018 New Zealand Superbike Championships in Taupo this weekend and so, in BikesportNZ.com’s occasional “Weekend Wind-back” feature, we turn the clock back 10 years to have a look at what went on … Continue reading

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COMING UP AT THE WEEKEND

Want to see more of what was served up at round three of the New Zealand  Superbike Championships at Hampton Downs? You’d better get yourself to Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park in Taupo this coming weekend for the fourth and final … Continue reading

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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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NZ SUPERBIKES SHAKE-UP

The New Zealand Superbike Championship standings were given a massive shake-up at the third round of four at Hampton Downs at the weekend, setting race fans up for a thrilling final round at Taupo in two weeks’ time. … 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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STILL LIGHTING UP THE TARMAC

They may be about as far removed from fire-breathing superbikes as they could be, and certainly among the smallest motorcycles to feature on the race track, but the new GIXXER Cup class has been lighting up the tarmac since before … Continue reading

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‘REV-UP’ FROM WIFE DOES THE TRICK

A “bit of a rev-up” from his wife was enough to spur Wellington’s Sloan Frost to victory at the opening round of this year’s New Zealand Superbike Championships in Christchurch at the weekend. … Continue reading

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