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STEVENSON RETURNS IN AWESOME FORMULA 5000

February 11, 2019

2019 EVOLUTION MOTORSPORT CLASSIC SPEEDFEST PREVIEW Around twenty years ago Southlanders were enjoying the motor racing exploits of Invercargill driver LeRoy Stevenson as he raced at the top level on both sides of the Tasman. Stevenson, who has driven some special race cars in his time, will be back at Teretonga Park this weekend for the Evolution Motorsport Classic SpeedFest..

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More drama in New Zealand as Lawson wins GP and title

February 10, 2019

Liam Lawson is the 2019 New Zealand Grand Prix winner and the Castrol Toyota Racing Series champion after a dramatic finale at Manfeild Circuit Chris Amon this afternoon in the Manawatu. In a race peppered by Safety Cars, race stoppages and penalties, Lawson emerged through it all to take both prizes.  A devastated Marcus Armstrong was given a five second..

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Smith Takes Round 5 Win at Manfeild in BNT V8s

February 10, 2019

Australian driver Jack Smith has taken the round win at Manfeild Circuit Chris Amon at Feilding this weekend. Race two of the weekend held on Sunday morning was won by Smith, with Nick Ross and Lance Hughes rounding out the podium. Smith and the Nissan of Nick Ross battled throughout the race, before a decisive move by Smith saw him..

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Das wins and it’s game on for the Grand Prix

February 10, 2019

The 2019 Castrol Toyota Racing Series is poised for a dramatic showdown in the final race of the series - the 64th New Zealand Grand Prix - after a titanic battle in the Sunday morning race between championship protagonists Liam Lawson and Marcus Armstrong. With Lawson ahead by three points heading into the Grand Prix, the championship is finely poised...

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Ransley fends off Hedge in Manfeild ripper

February 10, 2019

Christchurch's Jaden Ransley has continued his championship charge in the 2018–’19 Toyota 86 Championship with a second straight victory at Manfeild Circuit Chris Amon this morning in his Miles Toyota racer. The win, however, was not as straightforward as his Saturday effort. This time he was pushed all the way by both CareVets Scholarship drivers; Callum Hedge and Arran Crighton. What..

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Nick Ross Wins in BNT V8s at Manfeild

February 9, 2019

Nick Ross has won the first race of the weekend at Round 5 of the BNT V8s in a thrilling encounter at Manfeild Circuit Chris Amon today at Feilding. Starting from position two, Ross and his Nissan Altima gained a good start and held the lead into the first turn from a hard charging Championship leader Jack Smith. Smith looked..

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A point in it as masterful Armstrong wins

February 9, 2019

Marcus Armstrong put in a polished performance to win the first race of the final weekend of the Castrol Toyota Racing Series, beating series leader Liam Lawson into second place and reducing his compatriot's lead to one point with just two races - including the 64th New Zealand Grand Prix - to go. Lawson now has 309 points to Armstrong’s..

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Manfeild drama means a new Toyota 86 Championship leader

February 9, 2019

The opening Toyota 86 race of the Grand Prix weekend at Manfeild Circuit Chris Amon has brought with it change at the top of the championship standings. Jaden Ransley now holds the lead after disaster struck Jordan Baldwin further down the pack in the early phase of the 12-lap race. Ransley meanwhile won with minimal threat and took the overall..

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Tight at the Top in BNT V8s

February 7, 2019

There is still plenty to play for in the BNT V8s Championship when round five at Manfeild Circuit Chris Amon gets underway this weekend. After four rounds, Jack Smith sits at the top of the point’s table on 801 points. Nick Ross is 39 points behind on 762, with Lance Hughes in third on 611. Smith has been the dominant..

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Otago Rally embraces APRC for 2019

February 7, 2019

For the first time, this year's Otago Rally will be a qualifying round of the Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC), with the event hosting round one of its Pacific Cup. After a significant revamp after the 2018 APRC, the series is looking to re-invent itself by increasing the number of qualifying rounds, and encouraging more competitors to take part. The..

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