Following in the footsteps of the greats that came before him – Bruce McLaren, Chris Amon and, more recently, Scott Dixon – Porsche’s Brendon Hartley is the latest Kiwi driver to fly the flag for New Zealand motorsport. Speaking from the paddock at the 6 Hours of Mexico, Radio Le Mans’ John Hindhaugh sat down with Hartley to discuss childhood, rivalry and the legacy that precedes him.


Formula 1

With Williams’ Felipe Massa announcing his retirement from the sport and McLaren-Honda’s Jenson Button revealing plans for a year away from racing in 2017, next year’s F1 season is set for a void in driver talent and character alike. Jennie Gow reflects on the bowing out of two of motorsport’s great personalities, and asks what significance the timing of the announcements will mean for the enduring legacy of the pair.

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