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Archive for October 2017

Conrad Clark keen to follow in footsteps of champions

As the country gets excited about its first Formula 1 driver in more than three decades, another young gun from the same category that nurtured a young Brendon Hartley is also setting his sights high for the coming season. Taupo driver Conrad Clark will run the full Hi-Q Components Formula First season this coming summer,…

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Hartley’s F1 news sensational for NZ motorsport

The announcement that Kiwi racing driver Brendon Hartley will race for Formula 1 team Scuderia Toro Rosso in America next weekend is a yet another major milestone in Hartley’s stellar career and for New Zealand motorsport as a whole. Hartley’s debut F1 race, the United States Grand Prix at the Circuit of the Americas (COTA)…

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Mike Racing confirms Rush Hour entry

Speed Works Events Rush Hour concept is gathering pace, with the first wild card GT3 entry for the three round, televised one hour mini enduro series confirmed with one of Mike Racing’s Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 cars. The Rush Hour concept will add value for competitors taking part in the BNT V8s, Pirelli Porsche, TradeZone…

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Scott and Adam together again for Toyota 86

Lyall Williamson’s International Motorsport team – one of the most enduring and successful race operations in the history of New Zealand motorsport – will run cars in the coming Toyota 86 Championship for young drivers Connor Adam and Michael Scott. Connor Adam made his 86 debut in last year’s series, taking a podium finish and…

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Toyota Racing New Zealand appoints Nico Caillol as TRS category co-manager Motorsport engineer Nicolas Caillol has been named co-manager of the Toyota Racing Series. The appointment fills the final major position to take the championship forward, Toyota New Zealand Motorsport Manager Steve Boyce said. “Nicolas Caillol – Nico – has been a familiar sight in…

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TOYOTA OPENS NEW FACILITY AT HAMPTON DOWNS

Toyota Racing New Zealand has officially opened its new purpose built headquarters at the Hampton Downs motor racing circuit in the north Waikato. Half-way between Auckland and Hamilton, the headquarters is the largest dedicated motorsport facility in the country and is home to the premier Toyota Racing Series and also the single-make Toyota 86 Championship.…

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Brendon Leitch first signing for Castrol Toyota Racing Series 2018

Invercargill race driver Brendon Leitch, 21, is the first signing for the coming Castrol Toyota Racing Series. The championship, which gets under way at Ruapuna near Christchurch in mid-January, consistently attracts the best and fastest Kiwi drivers who go up against a strong field of international drivers keen to hone their skills on unfamiliar circuits…

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BNT V8s ALL SET FOR SEASON 10

The New Zealand Touring Car Championship will kick off its season in November with the announcement that BNT will once again be the naming rights sponsor of the championship – the 10th consecutive season the company has supported top-level V8 racing in New Zealand. With extended support from BNT – the leading provider in New…

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