Black Beauty Takes Two

The Indonesian round of the A1Grand Prix saw a historic double victory for NZ, with “BlackBeauty” driver Jonny Reid winning the 47-lap feature race as well as the sprint race earlier in the day. The sprint win marked NZ’s first ever A1 victory. “To come back from 16th-fastest in the opening practice to take a win, well, I’m just ecstatic,” said Reid in the NZ Herald. The December 10 event was the fifth round in the international A1 Grand Prix competition.


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Skyrunner Ruth Croft Prepares for China Race

Skyrunner Ruth Croft Prepares for China Race

The South China Morning Post’s Mark Agnew reports that China might be famous for its food, but two top trail runners are approaching their pre-race meals with contrasting plans. New Zealander…