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Speed Works publishes provisional 2019-2020 calendar

May 1, 2019

Speed Works Events has released its provisional 2019-2020 MotorSport NZ Championship calendar and the big news is the potential return of international single seaters to arguably the country's most iconic race track. The Castrol Toyota Racing Series, which will once again run its five back-to-back rounds within the Speed Works calendar, will hold its New Zealand Motor Cup meeting over..

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Hendl-Cox seals NZ Formula First Championship

April 14, 2019

After a season of close, exciting and dynamic racing, Whakatane’s Reece Hendl-Cox, 19, has won the 2018/19 Hi-Q Components NZ Formula First Championship. The final round of the season took place at the weekend at Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park in Taupo. It was another weekend of domination for Hendl-Cox. The eventual champion claimed pole position before winning all three races..

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Conrad Clark seeks support from the Taupō community

March 25, 2019

Taupō motor racing driver Conrad Clark is seeking some hometown support to make the next step in the emerging stars’ motorsport career. The 16-year-old has received an offer from an international team to join them for the upcoming racing season. The Taupō Nui-a-Tia College student who has competed at a high level in his first two years of circuit racing..

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Hendl-Cox gets one hand on NZ Formula First Championship trophy

March 25, 2019

Whakatane’s Reece Hendl-Cox, 19, has put on another dominant display in the 2018/19 Hi-Q Components NZ Formula First Championship, this time at Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park in Taupo. The event marked round seven and the penultimate round of the championship, making it a crucial round for those vying for higher positions in the championship. Hendl-Cox was one of those who..

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Hendl-Cox unstoppable in Formula First at Hampton Downs

March 11, 2019

Whakatane’s Reece Hendl-Cox, 19, has taken all three races at round six of the 2018/19 Hi-Q Components NZ Formula First Championship. Taking place at Waikato’s Hampton Downs Motorsport Park, Hendl-Cox came into the weekend as the favourite after clean sweeping the proceedings last time out at Hampton Downs and holding a big championship lead. Saturday morning’s 15-minute qualifying session saw..

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McConkey shines as Symon slashes NZ Formula First Championship lead

February 24, 2019

20-year-old Kapiti Coast driver Brody McConkey shined at the fifth round of the 2018/19 Hi-Q Components NZ Formula First Championship at Manfeild Circuit Chris Amon. The big headline though was Palmerston North’s Chris Symon, 28, returning to victory lane in the final race of the weekend and slashing the championship lead almost in half. A 15-minute qualifying session took place..

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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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