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Ido Cohen confirmed for M2 Competition seat in 2020

November 14, 2019

Israel's Ido Cohen is the latest driver to be confirmed for New Zealand's Castrol Toyota Racing Series. He will open his 2020 racing season by joining reigning champions M2 Competition for the five round championship that begins in January. Ido is managed by ADD Management, who are no strangers to entrusting their drivers to the category having previously placed Martin..


Walls back for a second TRS campaign in New Zealand

November 8, 2019

Up and coming Aussie single-seater racer Jackson Walls is set to return for a second season in New Zealand's Castrol Toyota Racing Series. He will re-join the mtec team - recently rebranded and restructured as mtec Motorsport - Engineered By R-Ace GP - for his 2020 campaign. Walls took part in the championship earlier this year, but was forced to..


Formula 4 champion targets TRS title in New Zealand

November 1, 2019

Belgian racer Amaury Cordeel - the 2018 Spanish Formula 4 Champion - is the latest driver to commit to the 2020 Castrol Toyota Racing Series in New Zealand. Cordeel, who won seven races in the Spanish series on his way to the title, will race for Kiwi Motorsport and will be a potential title contender when the championship beings in..


Toyota FT-60 takes to NZ tracks

September 6, 2019

The first New Zealand testing of TOYOTA GAZOO Racing New Zealand's FT-60 open-wheeler got underway this week with the car running at both Hampton Downs and Manfeild Circuit Chris Amon - the venue for the country's annual Grand Prix event. Behind the wheel of the 280 horsepower, high downforce state-of-the-art racer was two-time New Zealand Grand Prix winner Daniel Gaunt..


Smooth running ahead for Castrol TRS as series confirms Supashock

September 4, 2019

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing New Zealand has this week confirmed Australian manufacturer Supashock as the sole supplier of shock absorbers for its new generation FT-60 racer. A full field of the new 290 horsepower cars, which utilises the same state-of-the-art halo Tatuus chassis design used in many other key global junior formulae, is expected to take the start for the first..


mtec and R-Ace GP join forces to create formidable TRS challenge

July 30, 2019

A new engineering partnership between mtec Motorsport and top French team R-Ace GP for the 2020 Castrol Toyota Racing Series (TRS) could make the new-look championship one of the most competitive in its 16 year history. The new three year partnership sees the team renamed as mtec Motorsport - Engineered By R-Ace GP and will see R-Ace GP take overall..


Toyota FT-60 hits the track

July 26, 2019

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing New Zealand’s new Toyota FT-60 hit the track for the first time this week running at three Italian circuits - Vairano, Cremona and Franciacorta. Driven by experienced RLR Motorsport LMP2 racer Arjun Maini - who drove the previous Toyota FT-50 to fourth in the all New Zealand Castrol Toyota Racing Series in 2015 - the Hankook-tyred car..


Partnership announcement brings Indy 500 dreams a little closer

June 22, 2019

The road to the Indianapolis 500 could be just a little easier for up and coming racing drivers from both sides of the Pacific thanks to a new partnership between TOYOTA GAZOO Racing New Zealand and the Road to Indy programme. In a partnership agreement between the two organisations confirmed today, drivers who have competed in all five rounds of..


Boost for Castrol Toyota Racing Series as FIA confirms winter championships’ status

June 18, 2019

New Zealand’s premier single seater motorsport championship has received a major boost from world motorsport's governing body following a meeting of the FIA World Motorsport Council (WMSC) at the end of last week. Drivers aiming to qualify for a Formula One Super Licence can now count Super Licence points from a European winter championship as well as a summer championship..


TOYOTA GAZOO Racing arrives in New Zealand

May 30, 2019

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing, a global brand established by Toyota to encompass its motorsport activities, has launched in New Zealand. Announced yesterday, the Toyota Racing Series and Toyota 86 series will come under the umbrella brand of Toyota GAZOO Racing New Zealand, replacing Toyota Racing New Zealand. Andrew Davis, Toyota NZ’s General Manager Marketing, said Toyota motorsports initiatives are essentially activities..