Archive for March 2018

WELCOME BACK HAMMERTIME

WELCOME BACK HAMMERTIME Chris ‘Hammertime’ Hanley is back in the winner’s circle after taking the spoils in the second race of the final weekend of the season for the PORTERGROUP V8 Utes at Pukekohe Park. In another close and dramatic race, Hanley held off a charging Andrew ‘Hireman’ Porter to take the 12 lap encounter.…

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IMPRESSIVE SPRATT WINS IN STYLE

Matt ‘Stinger’ Spratt came out fighting in the first race of the weekend, and dominated it in the Primogrow Ford Falcon FG. In the spotlight after his part in the Hampton Downs carnage, Spratt delivered the perfect race to go with an impeccable qualifying performance. A great start followed by a series of blistering laps…

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LAST EVENT OF THE SEASON AND IT’S HUGE

It’s the Speed Works Motorsport Championship finale and it will be action all the way at the iconic Pukekohe Park Raceway and the Flying Farewell meeting, with the weekend action headed by the PORTERGROUP V8 Utes, unlimited racers from the TRADEZONE GTRNZ series and the fabulous Pirelli Porsche Championship series. With it being the final…

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MOORE LINING UP SECOND V8 UTE TITLE

Reigning champion Richard ‘Danger’ Moore is in control of the 2017-2018 PORTERGROUP V8 championship title chase with one round to go, but isn’t across the line yet with three races remaining at the Pukekohe finale at the end of March. Two wins at the most recent round at Hampton Downs extended the Mitre 10 Trade…

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TOYOTA RACING SERIES GETS FIA POINTS

Drivers in next summer’s Castrol Toyota Racing Series will now be able to score Formula One Super License points. The world governing body of Motorsport, the Federation Internationale Automobile (FIA) has given New Zealand’s premier motor racing series the recognition. “It’s a boost for our series and will certainly make it more attractive for young…

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Ngatoa takes control of NZ Formula First Championship

Palmerston North, New Zealand, 14th March 2018 – The penultimate round of the 2017/18 Hi-Q Components NZ Formula First Championship saw a dramatic set of events, shaking the championship up. Now only three drivers can take the glory, and with just 69 points between all three of them, the championship will no doubt go down to…

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Jack Milligan is 2017-2018 Toyota 86 Champion with a race to spare

After a punishing season of racing that took him from the V8 Supercar races at Pukekohe all the way to Invercargill and back to Hampton Downs, Christchurch driver Jack Milligan has won the 2017-2018 Toyota 86 Championship with a race to spare. Milligan, 21, has an extensive history of single-make racing. He was the CareVets…

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Bargwanna Takes Opening BNT V8s Win at Hampton Downs

Toyota Camry driver Jason Bargwanna has taken the first win of the weekend in the final round of the BNT V8s Championship at Hampton Downs. Bargwanna earlier clinched pole position from teammate Andre Heimgartner – both drivers locked in battle to claim the driver’s title. At the chequered flag, Heimgartner followed Bargwanna to the line…

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