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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…

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…

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…

ENDURANCE OPPORTUNITY FOR YOUNG GUNS BRINGS CAREVETS SCHOLARSHIP FORWARD

The CareVets Scholarship test and evaluation day has been moved from its traditional September date to April 30 at Hampton Downs to give more drivers keen to race in the series a chance to secure the sponsored drive, and for the winner to be in place in time for a crack at Class 3 of…

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…

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…

Andre Heimgartner Claims BNT V8s Championship Title – MacDonald Does the Double

Andre Heimgartner has claimed the 2017/18 BNT V8s Championship at Hampton Downs this weekend, while Liam MacDonald clinched his second title in class two. Locked in a battle with his teammate Jason Bagwanna, Heimgartner had to merely finish all three races this weekend to gather enough points to win. Bargwanna backed up his win on…

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…

RANSLEY HOLDS OUT MILLIGAN TO WIN RACE ONE

Christchurch driver Jaden Ransley drove the race of his life this afternoon to hold out 2017-2018 Toyota 86 Championship leader Jack Milligan in the first race at Hampton Downs in the northern Waikato. Ransley had taken pole for the ten lap race and made a well-judged start, balancing power with grip to stay slightly ahead…

MANUELL BACK IN CHAMPIONSHIP CHASE

Paul “Auto’ Manuell took out Race 1 in style at the third round of the PORTERGROUP V8 Ute Championship at Hampton Downs today, taking a lights to flag victory and bringing his championship challenge back to life after his dramas at Manfeild in the previous round. Having secured pole position in his rebuilt Partmaster Super…