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Thrills, not spills, for champ

Ashburton's Jack Bull had the pleasure of introducing his local motorcycle park to cousin and new national cross-country champion Tommy Watts this week. "Stay on...

Health battle for car club stalwart

Shayne Adams is counting down the weeks until the annual AutoSparks Street Sprints in early May. It's the big racing event of the year for...

Motorcyclists kick bad habits to the kerb

Motorcycle owners have been brushing up on their riding skills and knowledge at a training day held in Ashburton. Run through Ornsby Motorcycle Training, the...

Darracq restored to immaculate best

Gavin Hunt's restored 1903 Darracq represented state of the art technology in its day and it's still an eye-catcher. The car was bought many years...

Car club drivers back on starting line

Motoring enthusiasts can get their fix this weekend when the Ashburton Car Club hosts its first post-lockdown event motorkhana. It will be held at the...

Speedster eyes bike land speed record

By Mick Jensen Motorcycle speedster Phil Garrett is aiming to travel at 100 metres per second when he attempts to break the national motorcycle land...

Rare engine comes to town

By John Keast She is bright red, powerful, has its own 100ft German ladder and has saved lives. And it is in Ashburton. A group of Ashburton...

A tasty vehicle in which to collect a pie

By Ross Kiddie State Highway 72, alternatively known as the Inland Scenic Route, is one of my favourite roads. It stretches from Rangiora to Geraldine, and...

Lot to be said for a good sedan or hatchback

By Ross Kiddie In a global market hell-bent on buying sport utility vehicles, there's a lot to be said for the traditional family sedan and...
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