INTERNATIONAL MOTORSPORT

TRUSTED TO PERFORM SINCE 1960

INTERNATIONAL MOTORSPORT

International Motorsport Group (IMS) has a proven track record of outstanding performance and success within New Zealand and arond the international motor racing scene.

Under the leadership of Lyall Williamson, team owner and founder, IMS has prepared cars and managed teams which have competed with success in Australia, Asia, South Africa and United States of America and has long been recognised as top race day performers in New Zealand.

Over the years, International Motorsport’s  racing division has worked with an honors roll of world class drivers, including Denny Hulme, Stirling Moss, Jack Brabham, Jason Richards, Shane van Gisbergen, Craig Baird, Jason Richards and Jonny Reid.

IMS have nearly half a century of experience as one of the world’s largest and most successful professional race teams.

In numbers, this translates to a remarkable 21 National Championship wins. An impressive array of race trophies on display in their reception areas bear testament to this, added to these the photos of their Bathurst wins and race memorabilia adorning the walls, and you know you have arrived somewhere special.

Despite their high-profile achievements, the whole team is extremely modest when talking about their motorsport, vehicle building and mechanical engineering credentials. They have prepared race cars for world-class drivers to local heroes, some of whom have gone on to Formula One and Australian V8 Supercar teams.

Behind every successful motorsport team is a well-oiled machine, the engineering and coach-building skills that exist within International Motorsport are utilised to custom-build high performance race and classic cars, our team are known for their precision and meticulous attention to detail.

For the team at IMS this is just everyday business, which they live and breathe.

OUR SERVICES

Service & Repairs

IMS specialise in servicing and customising luxury cars.

Track Support

IMS provides full track support to ensure the best track results

Latest Vehicles

International Motorsport Classic Cars is proud to present the following immaculate cars for purchase.

Panel & Paint

IMS Panel and Paint workmanship and service is second to none

Simulator Training

IMS Provides an engineer and driver coaching support on the Motionforce 1 simulator

RACE CARS

International Motorsport is one of New Zealand’s largest and most successful race teams with a long history of race day triumphs and championship wins.

Racing successfully requires a unique and trusting collaboration between team and driver around preparation and car setup.

All IMS team members are highly capable professionals who can deliver world class service to take you to the front of the grid.

TRACK SUPPORT

IMS can provide experienced and expert mechanics and engineers for all race events, along with all necessary logistical services to and from events, including entry and licensing requirements.

Professional engineering and data analysis can also be called upon and IMS also offers a range of purpose-built equipment to suit all levels of professional motor racing.

INTERNATIONAL PERFORMANCE CLASSICS

After decades of custom building high performance classic cars from the ground up, International Performance Classics now opens the way for classic car connoisseurs to purchase one of their prestige vehicles off the showroom floor.

IPC is a division of professional motorsport and car building company, International Motorsport Limited, with over 50 years of well earned experience under the hood.

Their showroom, based in the Auckland area of Grey Lynn, is home to a growing collection of classic cars, all of which are available to discerning customers in New Zealand and abroad.

Expressions of interest are welcome for any vehicle presented here. Simply contact us by email from our Contact page, call 09 376 5064 or visit us at 9-11 Pollen Street, Grey Lynn, Auckland.

LATEST VEHICLES

We offer an ever changing selection of classic and performance vehicles and we
can source to order from our overseas buyers.

Latest News

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Automotive Restoration craftsman required

Automotive Restoration craftsman required

INTERNATIONAL MOTORSPORT GROUP Are looking to appoint an Automotive restoration craftsman! IMS is a well-established professional motor racing team and classic car restoration business with many years of top level history having won many championships both here in NZ and overseas IMS is based in Auckland CBD Position: Mechanic / Engineer will be a senior […]
Automotive refinishing professional required!

Automotive refinishing professional required!

IMS Panel and Paint is seeking to appoint a full time qualified tradesman to add to our experienced team of four. The successful applicant will need to have 8yrs min experienced in high end euros, hot rod, muscle cars, classic, custom, new and restoration work. We do a lot of bespoke and custom panel and […]
The Passing of a Legend. Niki Lauda

The Passing of a Legend. Niki Lauda

Formula 1 legend Niki Lauda has died at the age of 70, his family has confirmed. Lauda, who won the F1 drivers’ championship in 1975 and 1977 with Ferrari and again in 1984 with McLaren, passed away on Monday – eight months after undergoing a lung transplant. The Austrian died at University Hospital Zurich in Switzerland […]
Connor Adam takes early points lead in Toyota 86 Championship

Connor Adam takes early points lead in Toyota 86 Championship

Connor Adam has won the first round of the 2018-2019 Toyota 86 Championship after an intense weekend of racing that brought two wins and a second place for the Post Haste-backed International Motorsport racer. Three fiercely contested races went largely incident free and produced some of the best racing of the Supercar Championship curtain raiser […]
Neil Foster claims third straight win to take out South Island title

Neil Foster claims third straight win to take out South Island title

Neil Foster has won the 2018 Carter’s Tyres South Island Endurance Series Three Hour title after claiming a third straight victory at Timaru International Raceway on Saturday. Foster’s Audi R8 LMS GT3 won all three series races along with co-drivers Jonny Reid (round 1 & 2) and Gene Rollinson (round 3). Second home at the […]
Whittaker wins as Henderson claims his second One Hour title

Whittaker wins as Henderson claims his second One Hour title

Chris Henderson has won the Carter’s Tyres One Hour South Island Endurance Series after finishing second in the third and final round at Timaru International Raceway on Saturday. Matt Whittaker (Gen2 Porsche 991) won the 60 min race from Henderson (Toyota AE86 V8,) and Rowan Shepherd (Porsche 997 GT3 Cup). Having won the 2017 series, […]
Strong Kiwi contingent for Hampton Downs 500

Strong Kiwi contingent for Hampton Downs 500

The official entry list for this weekend’s Laser Plumbing & Electrical Hampton Downs 500 has been confirmed and there’s a strong contingent of Kiwi drivers in what doubles as the penultimate round of the Australian Endurance Championship (AEC). Championship leaders Jaxon Evans and Tim Miles lead the charge from across the Tasman. The Australian-based Kiwis […]
Michael Scott qualifies fourth at Bathurst

Michael Scott qualifies fourth at Bathurst

Former New Zealand Formula Ford champion Michael Scott has impressed in his returning hit out in the Australian Toyota 86 Championship at Bathurst — qualifying Fourth for the category’s opening race. While Scott has raced in the series before, a cameo performance at The Bend represents his only drive in the series this year. He […]
Drama all the way in Endurance race

Drama all the way in Endurance race

The drama continued even after the chequered flag dropped in Saturday’s Carter’s Tyre Service South Island Endurance Series 3 Hour race at Teretonga Park in Invercargill. The sizeable crowd had witnessed Southlander Damon Leitch take the Aston Martin Vantage he shared with Tony Quinn across the line to win the race from Neil Foster and […]
Jonny Reid and Neil Foster win dramatic South Island enduro

Jonny Reid and Neil Foster win dramatic South Island enduro

Jonny Reid and Neil Foster have won a dramatic second round of the Carter’s Tyres South Island Endurance Series. Christchurch circuit Mike Pero Motorsport Park hosted a healthy field for the three-hour feature in hot conditions. After recording the top times in qualifying, International Motorsport led the field into turn one with their two Audi […]

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