Kiwi vs Kiwi

Team New Zealand will face the Swiss challenge Alinghi in the America’s Cup finals in February, setting up a match up between Alinghi skipper Russell Coutts and his understudy when he was at the helm of Team New zealand, Dean Barker. Alinghi defeated Larry Ellison’s Oracle 5-1 to win the Loius Vuitton Cup and earn the right to challenge Team NZ. Oracle was skippered by Kiwi Chris Dickson and the boat designed by Bruce Farr.  


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Mitch Evans and Rocket-Ship Take E-Victory

Mitch Evans and Rocket-Ship Take E-Victory

New Zealander Mitch Evans, 24, negotiated a chaotic opening lap that saw bumps, crashes and a multi-car pile up before pulling off a dramatic overtaking manoeuvre to secure victory at the Rome…