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Ross Salvages Podium Finish in BNT V8s

December 10, 2018

Nick Ross has finished round two of the BNT V8s Championship at Pukekohe in third place overall for the weekend.   Going into the weekend as the Championship leader with a narrow points lead over Australian driver Jack Smith, Ross qualified his Total Lubricants Nissan Altima in second place just 0.133 of a second behind his rival Smith.   Though..

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Annual rally rankings announced

December 9, 2018

The Grey Roots Group today published their 13th annual rankings of the nation’s fastest rally drivers. However, in a break from previous years, they have included overseas drivers who have competed on New Zealand soil during 2018. Group spokesperson Tracy Spark explains the reason for the change. “We have seen a real upsurge in interest from offshore drivers with what..

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Hedge secures round after dramatic third race

December 9, 2018

Fifteen year old Callum Hedge took his first round win in the Toyota 86 Championship season with an outstanding victory in one of the best races ever seen in the category at Pukekohe Park. For much of the final fifteen lap race on the iconic, original Pukekohe layout a leading pack consisting of Hedge, CareVets team mate Arran Crighton, Saturday..

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Jack Smith Takes Round Win and Championship Lead in BNT V8s

December 9, 2018

Australian driver Jack Smith has taken the lead of the BNT V8s Championship at Pukekohe this weekend, by notching up two wins and a second placing in his SCT Logistics/Supercheap Auto Holden Commodore. Smith qualfied on pole in Class One of the Championship and backed up yesterdays win, with another victory in race two and second place in the final..

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Jack Smith Takes Opening Win at Round Two of BNT V8s

December 8, 2018

Australian driver Jack Smith has won the first race of the weekend at Round Two of the BNT V8s Championship held at Pukekohe this afternoon. Starting from pole position, Smith lost the lead to Nick Ross in his Total Lubricants Nissan Altima on lap two, and losing a further place to his countryman Brenton Grove a few turns later. The..

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Ransley shows his class to win Race 1 at Pukekohe

December 8, 2018

Jaden Ransley put in a fabulous drive to win the first race of the weekend at Round 2 of the Toyota 86 Championship at Pukekohe Park today. Having passed pole position sitter Peter Vodanovich in the CMC Markets car on lap four in a great move into the hairpin, he drove a mature race in challenging circumstances to open his..

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Fans get their wish, as Østberg to return

December 7, 2018

Rally fans have got their wish, with World Rally Championship star, Mads Østberg, confirmed as the international guest at next year’s Otago Classic Rally. For the second year running, Østberg will drive a Rossendale Rally Team Ford Escort RS1800 as he attempts to win the coveted event for the first time. The Norwegian has just completed a hugely successful season..

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Championship Leader Focussed on Race Wins in BNT V8s

December 7, 2018

As round two of the BNT V8s gets underway this weekend at Pukekohe, championship leader Nick Ross says he’s ready to keep pushing and to hopefully extend his points lead.   “I’ve never come out of the season opener leading the championship before. So, the approach is to get out there and win more races,” said Ross.   Ross currently..

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Dunedin Isuzu D-Max Utes back for more with Otago Rally

December 5, 2018

The Otago Rally are thrilled to announce that Dunedin Isuzu D-Max Utes have been confirmed as the rally's naming rights sponsor for the second year in succession. The 2019 Dunedin Isuzu Otago Rally will run over the weekend of April 13 and 14, with two-days of fast-paced rally action following a publicity start in Dunedin's Octagon on Friday evening, April..

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Gore for New Zealand as 2019 Castrol Toyota Racing Series gathers pace

December 5, 2018

American Dev Gore is the latest driver to sign up for the 2019 Castrol Toyota Racing Series in New Zealand, and will be the third U.S. racer in as many weeks to confirm participation as the Kiwi series, the most significant single seater championship during the Northern hemisphere winter, gathers pace. Compatriots Cameron Das and Parker Locke are both confirmed..

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