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Torment for Marcus in the FIA F3 Finale

October 16, 2018

In a torrid end to his rookie season in FIA Formula 3 machinery, Marcus Armstrong suffered a series of mechanical non-finishes as the series came to a close in Hockenheim. But despite disappointment, Marcus signed off a strong maiden campaign against the fierce competition, earning the respect of fellow racers, teams and spectators alike. Entering the weekend still with a..

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Sheehan on the podium at series finale

October 15, 2018

Queenstown’s Mike Sheehan has finished his rookie campaign in the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship with a second placed class finish at the Hyundai NZ Raglan Rally of the Coast. Sheehan came to a North Island rally for only the second time in his short career looking for an improved performance after a tough Coromandel Rally, but..

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Championship podium finish the focus for Ashwell

October 15, 2018

A championship podium finish is the aim for Christchurch driver Justin Ashwell in class two of the BNT V8s this season. “We had a mixed season last year. We completed all rounds with no DNF’s and no penalties, we just didn’t have car speed,” said Ashwell. During the off season break, Ashwell says he and his team have put a..

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Austin adds international flavour to Toyota 86 championship

October 15, 2018

The draw of home and the desire to test his competitiveness against the best up and coming talent in New Zealand were enough to convince Australian-based Kiwi Tony Austin to commit to the Toyota 86 Championship. The draw of home and the desire to test his competitiveness against the best up and coming talent in New Zealand were enough to..

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Podium finish for Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR in South Island Endurance Series overall 3 hour race

October 15, 2018

M Developments stepped on the podium this weekend at the third and final round of the 2018 Carters Tyres South Island Endurance Series at Levels, Timaru. Not only did the team finish the series 1 st in their class but 3 rd overall across all classes in the 3 hour series behind the Porsche 991 GT3 Cup driven by Alan..

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Lathrope looks to capitalise on Rookie Season

October 15, 2018

Auckland V8 driver Brad Lathrope will take the learnings from his rookie season and aim to elevate himself up the BNT V8s grid when the championship gets underway at Pukekohe in November. Lathrope has confirmed he will campaign the full championship in his Dayle ITM backed class one Ford Falcon. “Really pleased that we have the opportunity to compete the..

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Lester, Foster and HubAuto Finish Blancpain GT Asia Season With Victory At Ningbo

October 15, 2018

For the second time in three races, Kiwi Jono Lester and Australian Nick Foster's HubAuto Corsa Ferrari has taken victory in Blancpain GT Series Asia; this time at the season finale held at China's new Ningbo Speedpark. Linking up for the second half of the 2018 season, the pair have notched up an impressive record of two wins and three..

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No luck for Armstrong at Formula 3 finale.

October 15, 2018

Kiwi Marcus Armstrong did everything within his power to stay with eventual championship winner Mick Schumacher but the 2018 FIA Formula 3 Championship finale at Hockenheim dashed his hopes with two non-finishes on Saturday rounded out with an early withdrawal the following day. With the driver ‘silly season’ under way, 2019 drives and championship points to fight for, the top..

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Emery/Tander win thrilling Hampton Downs 500

October 14, 2018

Garth Tander took the chequered flag at the Hampton Downs 500 after a thrilling finish that saw his co-driver Geoff Emery claim back-to-back Australian GT Championship titles. Last year’s winner went into the race in 4th place in the championship but Tander’s overtaking maneuver on John Martin in the closing laps was enough for Emery to leapfrog Steven Richards, Peter..

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Rally season’s final round has ups and downs for Gilmour

October 14, 2018

Emma Gilmour was left wondering what could have been at yesterday’s Hyundai NZ Raglan Rally of the Coast, after she had some fast stage times, interspersed with mechanical issues. The final round of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship (NZRC) started well for her and co-driver Anthony McLoughlin, as they powered the Vantage Windows and Doors Suzuki..

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