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BNT V8 Championship Battle Resumes at Taupo

The championship battle in the BNT V8s gets underway at Taupo again this weekend, and following the opening round at Pukekohe, Australian driver Jason Bargwanna leads the points table having taken the round one win. The 2000 Bathurst 1000 winner was buoyed by the performance of his Richards Team Motorsport Toyota Camry and is quietly…

Consistency and More Champagne the Focus for Herbert

Having finished her rookie season fourth in points, class two competitor Chelsea Herbert sits in third place after round one of the 2017/18 BNT V8 season and her goal moving forward is for more consistency. “Consistency is my main goal for this season, that’s what wins championships, which is exactly what we strive to achieve,”…

SPEED WORKS LAUNCHES COMPREHENSIVE APP COMPLETE WITH LIVE STREAMING

Speed Works Events has revealed a unique to New Zealand app that will allow race fans to get closer to the action than ever before – whether they are at the race meeting or not. The app – which is available for Apple or Android devices – provides a comprehensive portal for all Speed Works…

Programme for Event 1 at Taupo – December 2 and 3

This is a PDF of the programme for the first round of the Speed Works Events New Zealand Motorsport Championship. It will open in any PDF viewer.   Taupo Programme Round 1 TO WEB

Alexander looks lethal as Toyota 86 Championship comes to Taupo

With two outright wins at Pukekohe and the early points lead, returning champion Tom Alexander is shaping as the danger man in the 2017-2018 Toyota 86 Championship. When the second round gets under way at Taupo’s Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park this weekend, followers of the Championship will learn whether the Bombay-based racer can fight off…

Rob Wallace Confident as Championship Resumes at Taupo

As the BNT V8s head into round two at Taupo this coming weekend, Rob Wallace sits in second place on the class two points table and says he is pleased with forward steps his small team has made early on in the season. “I’m so proud for my team we really didn’t expect to be…

Blast Off!

Summer’s arrived and New Zealand’s premier championship motorsport series blasts off for another thrilling season at the Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park, Taupo this coming weekend of December 1st, 2nd and 3rd. And what a way to herald the start of the new season than by enjoying the action of the country’s top domestic categories. Topping…

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…