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Heimgartner to race NZV8 at Pukekohe

Heimgartner to race NZV8 at Pukekohe

18 October 2017

- NZ News

Andre Heimgartner will make a return to New Zealand national level competition when he races in the opening round of the BNT V8s at Pukekohe Read More

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Brendon Leitch to contest 2018 TRS

Brendon Leitch to contest 2018 TRS

Brendon Leitch is the first driver named as competing in next year’s Castrol Toyota Racing Series Read More

NZ to launch new 'Twenty20' style race format

NZ to launch new 'Twenty20' style race format

22 September 2017

NZ News

Hampton Downs will launch a new 'Twenty20 style' quick-fire motor racing format at the Laser Plumbing & Electrical Hampton Downs 500 next month Read More

Reeves beats NZ’s best to win Rally Coromandel

Reeves beats NZ’s best to win Rally Coromandel

Brendan Reeves has successfully defended his title at the Rally Coromandel, held in New Zealand’s north island today. Read More

Leitch takes first US F4 win at wet Mid-Ohio

Leitch takes first US F4 win at wet Mid-Ohio

14 August 2017

InternationalNZ News

New Zealander Brendon Leitch has taken a maiden race win in Round 4 of the Formula 4 US Championship at Mid-Ohio despite falling as low as 19th during the encounter Read More

F4 driver awarded NZ Toyota 86 scholarship drive

F4 driver awarded NZ Toyota 86 scholarship drive

11 August 2017

NZ News

Australian Formula 4 Championship front-runner Liam Lawson has been awarded the CareVets Racing Team scholarship to race in his native New Zealand Toyota 86 Championship Read More

Rally NZ hopes diminish as Turkey, Croatia emerge

Rally NZ hopes diminish as Turkey, Croatia emerge

8 August 2017

NZ NewsRally

Rally New Zealand’s plan to return to the World Rally Championship next year is fading, according to reports Read More

Scott Taylor returns to NZ Touring Cars

Scott Taylor returns to NZ Touring Cars

Scott Taylor will reunite with Richards Team Motorsport when he steps back into the BNT NZ Touring Car Championship in the 2017/18 season Read More

Toyota Racing Series confirms 2018 calendar

Toyota Racing Series confirms 2018 calendar

22 June 2017

NZ News

The Castrol Toyota Racing Series will continue to be held over five consecutive weekends, with an unchanged calendar set for 2018 Read More

Murphy set for first start in ‘amazing’ AP4 Barina

Murphy set for first start in ‘amazing’ AP4 Barina

Greg Murphy is readying himself for a first New Zealand Rally Championship start for the Holden Barina RallySport team at this weekend’s International Rally of Whangarei Read More

Bruce McLaren inducted into Indy Hall of Fame

Bruce McLaren inducted into Indy Hall of Fame

21 March 2017

NZ News

Legendary constructor Bruce McLaren has been inducted into the Auto Racing Hall of Fame at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Read More

Evans, Rollinson win NZ Championship on GT debut

Evans, Rollinson win NZ Championship on GT debut

20 March 2017

NZ News

Simon Evans and Gene Rollinson have claimed the New Zealand Endurance Championship on SMEG Racing's GT debut after winning the one-off three-hour final at Ruapuna Read More

Nick Cassidy fastest in Super GT testing

Nick Cassidy fastest in Super GT testing

20 March 2017

InternationalNZ News

New Zealand’s Nick Cassidy has set the fastest time in Day 2 of pre-season testing for the Japanese Super GT series at Okayama Read More

Simon Evans bounces back in NZTC at Manfeild

Simon Evans bounces back in NZTC at Manfeild

Simon Evans has fallen just short of the perfect result to win Round 5 of the BNT NZ Touring Car Championship at Manfeild Circuit Chris Amon Read More

Randle wins Toyota Racing Series in thriller

Randle wins Toyota Racing Series in thriller

Thomas Randle has become the first Australian to win the Castrol Toyota Racing Series in a thrilling climax to the highly acclaimed New Zealand open-wheel class Read More

Randle takes over TRS lead in Taupo

Randle takes over TRS lead in Taupo

Thomas Randle has taken the lead of the Castrol Toyota Racing Series as Marcus Armstrong won the feature race at Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park, Taupo Read More

Randle turns back clock with TRS victory

Randle turns back clock with TRS victory

Australian star Thomas Randle has claimed the feature race win in round three of the Castrol Toyota Racing Series at Hampton Downs Read More

Bargwanna takes round win at soggy Teretonga

Bargwanna takes round win at soggy Teretonga

In atrocious track conditions, Jason Bargwanna has won the BNT NZ Touring Car Championship round at Teretonga Read More

Ken Smith sweeps Hampton Downs festival

Ken Smith sweeps Hampton Downs festival

22 January 2017

InternationalNZ News

Septuagenarian Kenny Smith romped to a perfect score of three wins at the New Zealand Festival of Motor Racing at Hampton Downs Read More

Verschoor masters rain to claim TRS feature win

Verschoor masters rain to claim TRS feature win

22 January 2017

NZ NewsToyota Racing Series

Red Bull junior Richard Verschoor reaffirmed his early domination in the Castrol Toyota Racing Series by claiming the Spirit of the Nation Cup at Teretonga Read More

Randle stripped of Toyota Racing Series win

Randle stripped of Toyota Racing Series win

21 January 2017

NZ NewsToyota Racing Series

Thomas Randle had victory ripped from his grasp after receiving a costly post-race penalty in the opening Castrol Toyota Racing Series race at Teretonga Read More

Kenny Smith stars at NZ Festival

Kenny Smith stars at NZ Festival

21 January 2017

InternationalNZ News

Legendary Kiwi racer Kenny Smith has played a starring role in the NZ Festival of Motor Racing at Hampton Downs Read More

McMahon returns for Aust Trans-Am charge

McMahon returns for Aust Trans-Am charge

18 January 2017

GeneralInternationalNZ News

Leading Heritage Touring Car driver Carey McMahon will return to the Australian Trans-Am ranks for a one-off drive at the New Zealand Festival of Motor Racing at Hampton Downs this weekend Read More

Bargwanna, Evans share NZ Touring Car wins

Bargwanna, Evans share NZ Touring Car wins

Jason Bargwanna has interupted the hot form of Simon Evans with a race win in the BNT NZ Touring Car round at Ruapuna Read More

Daruvala lands trophy, Randle inherits TRS win

Daruvala lands trophy, Randle inherits TRS win

Jehan Daruvala has claimed his second consecutive Lady Wigram Trophy at the opening round of the Castrol Toyota Racing Series at Christchurch’s Ruapuna circuit Read More

Ickx to recount special memories of Chris Amon

Ickx to recount special memories of Chris Amon

The great Jacky Ickx is set to revive tales of what is regarded as Formula 1’s most dangerous era when he was partnered at Ferrari with Kiwi Chris Amon Read More

Toyota Racing Series sets 2017 field

Toyota Racing Series sets 2017 field

Twenty drivers representing 11 countries will line-up for the opening round of the Castrol Toyota Racing Series starting at Ruapuna near Christchurch from January 13-15 Read More

Chris Amon mechanic and lifelong friend dies

Chris Amon mechanic and lifelong friend dies

Bruce Wilson, the celebrated mechanic and friend of New Zealand’s former F1 driver and Le Mans 24 Hour winner Chris Amon, has died just before a book documenting his feats is released Read More

Rare Amon pics discovered for Manfeild celebration

Rare Amon pics discovered for Manfeild celebration

24 December 2016

InternationalNZ News

A selection of previously unpublished slides, photographs and 8mm cine film of the late Chris Amon has been unearthed Read More

Norris pulls out of NZ Toyota Racing Series defence

Norris pulls out of NZ Toyota Racing Series defence

Top British youngster Lando Norris has been forced to withdraw from defending his title in the Castrol Toyota Racing Series starting in New Zealand next month Read More

Jacky Ickx to honour Chris Amon at Manfeild

Jacky Ickx to honour Chris Amon at Manfeild

16 December 2016

InternationalNZ News

Former champion driver Jacky Ickx will celebrate his contemporary, the late Chris Amon, at a special function during the New Zealand Grand Prix meeting at Manfeild in February Read More