Alex Schultz, well known in the Alfa Romeo Trofeo Series and BMW race driver series, takes over the ‘wheel’ at Velocity News effective as of today.
Schultz takes over from former editor and founder Simon Chapman who is moving to Australia.
“I want to take this opportunity to wish Simon all the very best in his new role as Speedcafe’s new senior V8 supercars reporter,”said Mark Petch, publisher of both Velocity News and New Zealand Autocar magazine.
“Whilst he has left big shoes to fill, we are delighted to welcome part-time saloon car racer Alex Schultz, who is also New Zealand Autocar’s new Graphic Designer, as Velocity News’ new Editor in Chief in an expanded roles within both publications.
“Over the next few weeks we will be making some changes to our website as well as adding to our existing contributing editorial team to cover more motorsport categories, including Rallying, Karting, Formula First, Formula Ford , etc,”said Petch.
As a passionate long time motorsport enthusiast, I’m excited about the future of Velocity News and the expanded editorial team we will have as part of the New Zealand Autocar magazine here at Avondale.