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Hendl-Cox storms ahead in Formula First Championship

February 11, 2019

Whakatane’s Reece Hendl-Cox, 19, has stormed ahead in the 2018/19 Hi-Q Components NZ Formula First Championship after taking two race wins at Round four of the series at the New Zealand Grand Prix meeting at Manfeild. Series returnee Brody McConkey, 20, from the Kapiti Coast, topped Saturday morning’s 15-minutes qualifying session. Championship leader Hendl-Cox set the second fastest time, just..

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Hendl-Cox dominates to take Formula First championship lead

January 27, 2019

Hampton Downs, New Zealand, 27th January 2019 - Whakatane driver Reece Hendl-Cox, 18, has clean swept round three of the 2018/19 Hi-Q Components NZ Formula First Championship at Hampton Downs. After qualifying on pole, Hendl-Cox took all three races and subsequently the championship lead from Palmerston North's Chris Symon, 28. Saturday morning's 15-minute qualifying session was closely contested as expected..

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Hendl-Cox tops chaotic NZ Formula First round at Pukekohe

December 11, 2018

Whakatane driver Reece Hendl-Cox, 19, has walked away from the second round of the 2018/19 Hi-Q Components NZ Formula First Championship with the largest points haul of the field. Hendl-Cox scored a podium finish and a race win in what was a chaotic weekend. Saturday morning’s 15-minute qualifying session saw a slightly larger field of 20 cars take to the..

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Symon smashes NZ Formula First season opener

October 23, 2018

Palmerston North's Chris Symon has dominated the season-opening event of the 2018/19 Hi-Q Components NZ Formula First Championship, taking pole position and all three race wins at Manfeild Circuit Chris Amon in Feilding. Saturday morning's 15-minute qualifying session for the 18-strong field saw 27-year-old Symon take pole position with a time of 1:23.588, giving him a massive seven-tenths of a..

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Orange is the new black for Formula First rookies

October 19, 2018

The Hi-Q Components NZ Formula First Championship has introduced a new initiative for its 2018/19 season. All drivers classed as rookies will run orange coloured numbers rather than the traditional black colour which the rest of the field will use. The change comes after the idea was floated at the class’ AGM in May and after working with the sports..

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50th celebrations headline 2018-19 NZ Formula First Championship

October 17, 2018

The Hi-Q Components NZ Formula First Championship is just days away from kicking off its 2018/19 season at Manfeild Circuit Chris Amon, a season in which the long-standing MotorSport New Zealand championship celebrates 50 years of racing in December. Among the many things to celebrate in this milestone season, at the top of the list is Hi-Q Components continued support..

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50th anniversary of Formula Vee Association of New Zealand

September 21, 2018

The Formula Vee Association of New Zealand is celebrating its 50th Anniversary at Pukekohe Park Raceway on the weekend of the 8th & 9th of December 2018. The Association is currently accepting registrations of interest for this event. Don’t miss out on a great weekend at a National Motor Racing meeting where the NZ Formula First Championship will be holding its..

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