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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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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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Podjursky a Title Hopeful in BNT V8s

October 12, 2018

Lining up for his second season in class two of the BNT V8s, 19-year-old Matt Podjursky of Inglewood is hopeful of a strong season and aims to capitalise off his rookie year. Contesting four out of six rounds of the 2017/18 season, Podjursky finished fifth overall, grabbing five podium finishes out of 12 races along the way. This season the..

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Chelsea Herbert takes Class One step in BNT V8s

October 2, 2018

Chelsea Herbert will graduate to class one of the BNT V8s this season when the championship gets underway at Pukekohe in November. Herbert competed in class two during the 2017/18 season, the 19-year-old becoming the first female to win a V8 Touring Car race in New Zealand, also finding herself a contender for the championship before eventually finishing third overall...

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Brenton Grove crosses ditch to compete in BNT V8s

September 25, 2018

Australian V8 driver Brenton Grove will compete in the BNT V8s Championship this season, making his debut in the series at Pukekohe’s Round One – November 2-4. Grove (21) will line up in class one of the championship aboard a Richards Team Motorsport Toyota Camry. The Richards team winning the championship last season with Andre Heimgartner. Grove’s sole reason for..

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Increasing Interest from Australian Drivers in BNT V8s

August 10, 2018

With growing interest from across the ditch in the New Zealand BNT V8s Championship, Australian V8 driver Jack Smith has confirmed he will line up on the grid again, when the 2018-19 season gets underway at Pukekohe in November. Claiming a number of podiums and a race win last season, Smith will again campaign a Holden Commodore with Hamilton Motorsports..

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