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Highlands set to rumble for NZ Endurance Champs

November 20, 2018

With the best endurance cars in New Zealand set to decent on Cromwell’s Highlands Motorsport Park this Saturday 24 November, teams will put everything on the line as they attempt to claim one of the New Zealand Endurance Championship titles that are up for grabs. In a joint venture between the event hosts South Island Endurance Racing Drivers Club (SIERDC)..

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Dayle ITM Mercedes fit and ready for the NZ Endurance Champs

November 19, 2018

New Zealand Endurance Championship drivers beware – the Dayle ITM Mike Racing team has got to the bottom of the recent issues that have been hampering the Mercedes SLS AMG GT3 and it is fighting fit for the winner-takes-all final this Saturday. The Dayle ITM Mercedes’ gearbox has been replaced, eliminating the problem that had been causing torque glitches and forced..

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Best field ever for NZ Endurance Championships at Highlands

November 19, 2018

The stage is set for one of the biggest motorsport battles ever staged in New Zealand, as the magnificent Highlands Motorsport Park in Cromwell hosts the 2018/19 Carters Tyres New Zealand Endurance Championship event this Saturday 24 November. The event is a joint venture between the South Island Endurance Racing Drivers Club (SIERDC) and the North Island Endurance Racing Drivers..

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NZ Endurance title to be decided at Highlands

November 6, 2018

Bragging rights and national titles are at stake when Highlands hosts some of the fastest cars in the country at the 2018/19 Carters Tyre Service New Zealand Endurance Championship (NZEC) on Saturday, November 24. The top 20 cars from the North and South Island Endurance Series’ have been invited to compete in the 'winner takes all' finale. “There’s a massive..

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Whittaker wins as Henderson claims his second One Hour SI Endurance Series title

October 14, 2018

Chris Henderson has won the Carter’s Tyres One Hour South Island Endurance Series after finishing second in the third and final round at Timaru International Raceway on Saturday. Matt Whittaker (Gen2 Porsche 991) won the 60 min race from Henderson (Toyota AE86 V8,) and Rowan Shepherd (Porsche 997 GT3 Cup). Having won the 2017 series, Henderson was not expecting a..

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Three from three gives Neil Foster the Carter’s Tyres SI Three Hour Endurance Series title

October 14, 2018

Neil Foster has won the 2018 Carter’s Tyres South Island Endurance Series Three Hour title after claiming his third-round victory at Timaru International Raceway on Saturday.  Foster’s Audi R8 LMS GT3 won all three Series races along with co-drivers Jonny Reid (round 1 & 2) and Gene Rollinson (round 3). Second home at the Timaru round was the Series sponsor’s..

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Exciting SI Endurance Series action anticipated for Levels

October 8, 2018

The Carters Tyres One Hour Race Series hits Timaru’s Levels Raceway this Saturday with a full field of 42 cars set to take the grid on the tight and technical Levels circuit. This has all the makings of another terrific race as teams chase the last available points in both overall and class standings and just like both previous rounds..

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Two from two for Foster/Reid Audi in Southern endurance battle

September 28, 2018

A second win in the Carter’s Tyres South Island Endurance Series Three Hour race for the Neil Foster/Jonny Reid Audi R8 was the result of a hard-fought battle at the Mike Pero Motorsport Park just outside of Christchurch on Saturday. Taking the win was never certain until the drop of the chequered flag with pressure from the second placed Aston..

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Whittaker dominates One Hour SI Endurance race in Christchurch

September 28, 2018

A five-second penalty was not enough to make a dent in the win by Mark Whittaker at the second round of the One Hour Carter’s Tyres South Island Endurance Series. Adjudged to have followed an incorrect restart procedure, Whittaker still won comfortably by 17 seconds from BNT V8s driver Nick Ross (Ford Boss Mustang) ahead of Rowan Shepherd (Porsche 997..

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Carters Tyres SI Endurance Series invades Ruapuna this weekend

September 26, 2018

The Carters Tyres SI Endurance Series hits Christchurch’s Mike Pero Motorsport Park at Ruapuna this Saturday with nearly all of the top teams, drivers and cars in NZ Endurance racing set to battle it out in the annual SIERDC 3 hour endurance race. At the Series opener earlier this month fans witnessed an incredibly fast paced race with a dramatic..

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