Archive for November 2018

Lawson first Kiwi for Castrol Toyota Racing Series

  Drivers in the Toyota Racing Series are required to be 16 years of age and last summer Lawson fell short by several weeks. Now he’s the first confirmed New Zealand driver for the five round championship which kicks off in early January and will run with M2 Competition. “I’ve watched the series for years…

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Smith to run Castrol Toyota Racing Series with Giles Motorsport

Up and coming Australian single seater racer Thomas Smith is the latest driver to be confirmed for the 2019 Castrol Toyota Racing Series in New Zealand. The Melbourne 16 year old will drive in the five round championship for former McLaren F1 Chief Mechanic Stephen Giles in his Giles Motorsport team. A busy 2018 has…

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Jackson and Darkhorse impress

Andrew Jackson – and team Darkhorse Racing – debuted in the Championship and made it a weekend to remember with seventh in the final race and a couple of other strong finishes placing him a highly creditable seventh for the round. “We moved forward all weekend,” explained the Auckland 28 year old. “From qualifying 13th…

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Das a likely challenger in Castrol Toyota Racing Series

Eighteen year old Baltimore racer Cameron Das has confirmed he is returning for a second shot at the Castrol Toyota Racing Series and the young US driver could be a major factor with both circuit and car knowledge likely to benefit his championship challenge. Das was a relative late-starter in motorsport, beginning in karting at…

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Weekend of learning for Davison

It was a weekend of learning for 13-year-old Toyota 86 Championship driver Connor Davison of Cambridge, following the first round at Pukekohe last weekend. Davison’s weekend was hampered early on by a small crash in qualifying, meaning he had to start from the back of the grid for the first race. But despite the error,…

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Petrov heads to New Zealand to begin 2019

Saint Petersburg racer Artem Petrov is the latest up and coming single seater racer to confirm his entry for the 2019 Castrol Toyota Racing Series in New Zealand and the eighteen year old is aiming for a successful campaign in the championship to launch a busy year. Like many of the best young open wheel…

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Ross on top at Pukekohe

Cambridge V8 driver Nick Ross has taken the lead of the BNT V8s Championship at Pukekohe this weekend, taking two wins and a second placing. Ross and his Total Lubricants Nissan Altima finished second in the opening race of the weekend behind Australian Jack Smith, before leading the young Aussie home in the final two…

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Adam takes early points lead in Toyota 86 Championship

Connor Adam has won the first round of the 2018-2019 Toyota 86 Championship after an intense weekend of racing that brought two wins and a second place for the Post Haste-backed International Motorsport racer. Three fiercely contested races went largely incident free and produced some of the best racing of the Supercar Championship curtain raiser…

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Connor Adam resists the pressure to win Race 1

Connor Adam got his Toyota 86 Championship campaign off to the best possible start with a lights-to-flag victory in the first race of the season at Pukekohe Park. It wasn’t an easy victory however, as the Post Haste-backed International Motorsport driver came under intense pressure during the race from both pole position holder Jordan Baldwin…

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