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Albany racer Reid Harker steps up to Castrol Toyota Racing Series

Albany’s Reid Harker is ‘hugely’ excited by the prospect of stepping up to the single-seater Castrol Toyota Racing Series in January. Harker has been a front-runner in the Toyota 86 Championship in recent years and finished second in that series this year. Now, he says, it is time to test his skill in New Zealand’s…

Consistent Michels takes the F1600 Championships lead

Southland’s Jordan Michels leads the New Zealand Formula 1600 Championship after the opening round in Timaru on Saturday. Also doubling as the second round of the South Island F1600 Championship, Michels has extended his lead in the series continuing his winning form from a fortnight ago in Christchurch. Fastest throughout the weekend and making his…

Armstrong takes aim at Castrol Toyota Racing Series title

Fresh from his biggest year of motor racing yet, Marcus Armstrong (17) has confirmed he will contest the 2018 Castrol Toyota Racing Series with one aim: to be champion. The Christchurch-born racer, currently in the midst of winter testing for his 2018 European campaign, won three races in the 2017 TRS including the Denny Hulme…

Wet, wild and woeful weekend for Brad Lathrope on debut

Brad Lathrope endured a tough time at the opening round of the BNT V8s at South Auckland’s Pukekohe Park, coming away a bit battered and bruised. The weekend started off in the worst way possible ahead of Friday morning’s practice. As the team rolled the Dayle ITM backed car out for practice the clutch cable…

PRE SEASON TEST DAY FOR NZ RACING CLASSES

Speed Works Events will once again be holding an official pre-season media and test day for all NZ racing categories ahead of the new season, running throughout the day on Tuesday November 21st at the Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park, Taupo. BNT V8 category cars, Toyota TR86, Pirelli Porsche, TRADEZONE GT1/2/3/4, PORTERGROUP V8 Utes, SsangYong Utes,…

COLLINSON’S NEW COLOURS

Hamilton racer Glen Collinson has revealed another stunning livery for his 2017-2018 PORTERGROUP V8 Ute campaign ahead of the new season, which begins at the Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park over the first weekend of December. Collinson, who scored a second win with his unique Panorama Motorsport New Zealand-built Ford Falcon Ute last season at Ruapuna,…

FRENCH PAIR FOR TOYOTA RACING SERIES

Two French teenagers, Charles Milesi and Theo Coicaud have signed on to compete in the Castrol Toyota Racing Series which starts at Ruapuna Park, Christchurch from January 12 to 14. Both have just completed a season of single seater racing in Europe after careers in karting. Milesi from Talant, a suburb of Dijon in eastern…

Former Bathurst winner takes BNT V8s lead

Australian driver Jason Bargwanna has taken the overall win at the opening round of the BNT V8s at Pukekohe. For Bargwanna, two wins and a third placing ensured he now leads the championship from teammate Andre Heimgarter, followed by Nick Ross who sits in third. Bargwanna’s new teammate Andre Heimgartner won a shortened race three…

Alexander takes early Toyota 86 Championship lead at Pukekohe

Bombay’s Tom Alexander has set his mark of the opening round of the 2017-2018 Toyota 86 Championship, taking an early points lead with two wins and a second place – and the series now moves to its second round at the first Speed Works Events’ motor racing meeting of the season at the Bruce McLaren…

SPEED WORKS LAUNCHES MASSIVE GP TICKET PROMOTION

New Zealand Grand Prix promoter Speed Works Events and Feilding and Palmerston North Councils are underway with a major joint initiative that will see around 45,000 households in the region offered a free weekend ticket to the New Zealand Grand Prix at Circuit Chris Amon over the weekend of February 9, 10 and 11.  Each…