January 26, 2020
Pukekohe’s Billy Frazer has been rewarded for his journey south with three more race wins, this time at the penultimate round of the 2019/20 South Island Formula 1600 Championship. Teretonga Park in Invercargill hosted the sixth round of the series which has seen a shake-up of the overall points table. Frazer (Spectrum 015) is currently competing in the 2019/20 NZ..
January 22, 2020
With just six races remaining and a maximum of 244 points on offer, eight drivers in the 2019/20 South Island Formula 1600 Championship have a mathematical chance of winning the title. Teretonga Park hosts the penultimate round of the series and, it should come down to the top four drivers on the points table to fight it out for podium..
January 20, 2020
Making a one-off appearance in the 2019/20 South Island Formula 1600 Championship, Pukekohe’s Billy Frazer made it look straight forward setting pole position and winning all three races at the fifth round at Highlands Motorsport Park in Cromwell. Currently competing in the national championship, Frazer (Spectrum 015) took the opportunity to compete in the South Island round heading to the..
December 9, 2019
Dunedin’s Cameron Freeman is the new leader of the 2019/20 South Island Formula 1600 Championship after the fourth round held at Teretonga Park, Invercargill, over the weekend. A strong performance from Christchurch’s Jack Noble-Adams has seen him take his first-round win in a championship that is becoming increasingly competitive. Just 55-points separate the top five drivers. Three podiums including his..
November 25, 2019
Canterbury’s James Penrose has won the Wigram Cup 12-lap feature race at the third round of the South Island Formula 1600 Championship. One of the largest F1600 fields for many years saw 32-cars qualifying for the three-race Wigram Revival meeting held at the Mike Pero Motorsport Park in Christchurch. Penrose led every lap of the feature race increasing his margin..
November 20, 2019
A bumper field of 30 cars will compete this weekend for the prestigious Wigram Cup at the third round of the 2019/20 South Island Formula 1600 Championship. The Canterbury Car Club Wigram Revival meeting has attracted some top competition with current national Formula Ford championship leader James Penrose (Stealth RF93) making a welcome return to the southern competition. Defending two-time..
November 11, 2019
Christchurch’s Bailey Paterson has extended his lead in the South Island Formula 1600 Championship at the second round in Timaru on Saturday. Paterson (Van Diemen Stealth) took two wins and a second-place and is now 43-points ahead of nearest rival Cameron Freeman (Van Diemen RF92) from Dunedin. “Pretty good weekend,” said Paterson. “We struggled initially with the car but two..
November 6, 2019
Christchurch’s Bailey Paterson will look to extend his early lead in the 2019/20 South Island Formula 1600 Championship at the second round in Timaru on Saturday. Timaru International Raceway host the second of seven rounds with up to 20 cars expected to take the grid. Paterson (Van Diemen Stealth) had the perfect start to the series at the opening round..
August 4, 2019
Preparations for the forth-coming South Island Formula 1600 Championship are well underway with a seven-round calendar in place. Early expectations are for grids well into the mid-20s with a significant number of competitors already committing to the coming season of racing. With the prospect of more North Island competitors wanting to also compete, the organising committee have agreed on making..
April 7, 2019
Auckland’s Josh Bethune (Mygale SJ08) has won his second consecutive South Island Formula 1600 Championship title, 35-points ahead of Southland’s Jordan Michels (Mygale SJ 13) with Christchurch’s James Penrose (Van Diemen RF93) third. Bethune went into the sixth and final round at Timaru International Raceway with an 83-point buffer to Michels and effectively just needed to finish each of the..