Motoring

1932 Alvis a family affair

George Tofield's 1932 Alvis did not get on the road much during his son's early years. "It had been a monument in our garage for...

Brothers taking the long way in Mongol Rally

Supposedly, men are not great at asking for directions. Two former Taieri College pupils preparing to drive the 20,000km Mongol Rally in July do not...

Drivers tame the gully climb

Kaikorai Valley driver James Mitchell remained on top in the Mikes Cars Otago Sports Car Club Speed Championship after recording the fastest time in...

Motorcyclist follows family passion

Gary Winter probably had no chance of escaping the motoring bug. That's because motoring passion ran across both sides of the Mosgiel engineer's family. Mr Winter's...

King Dick motorcycle ready for Brighton Veteran Rally

The Brighton Veteran Rally at the end of this month isn't just for vehicles of the four-wheeled variety. Wingatui man Bill Veitch will be one...

4WD group ticks the boxes

Travelling in the comfort of a 4WD vehicle beats riding a motorbike off-road. That's according to Otago Recreational 4WD Group president Graeme Thompson. He rode...

Virtual rally simulator gets $20k grant

It's driving but not as you know it. That's how you might describe CoDrivr - a virtual reality driving simulator devised by Catlins rally driver Rhys...

1900 Wolseley veteran of Brighton rallies

Colin Winter's 4-year-old grandson has a not-so-flattering nickname for his 1900 Wolseley Voiturette. ``He calls it the bump bump car,'' Mr Winter said with a...

Supersaloon title to Ray Stewart

Two Dunedin drivers mastered a poor track to claim victory at last Saturday's Beachlands Speedway meeting. Ray Stewart won the Otago Supersaloons title ahead of...

Dunedin driver wins street stocks

A Dunedin man won this year's Otago Street Stocks and a Balclutha driver won the Saloon Top Gun at Saturday's Beachlands Speedway race meeting. Brent...
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