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Chester Leads Home Evans in BNT V8s

September 15, 2019

Nick Chester and his Chesters Plumbing & Bathroom Holden Commodore has lead home Simon Evans in the last two races of BNT V8s Non Championship event at the ITM Auckland SuperSprint at Pukekohe this afternoon. Like yesterday’s opening race, where Chester took victory by a narrow margin, the two Holden drivers battled each other all the way to the chequered..

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BNT V8s Joins Supercars Junior Development Program

September 15, 2019

The BNT V8s Championship will join the Supercars Junior Development Program to provide a pathway for young Kiwi drivers to follow the likes of Scott McLaughlin into the top grade. A partnership between the New Zealand Touring Car Championship and Supercars was forged at this weekend’s ITM Auckland SuperSprint to identify, nurture and ultimately promote young talent into the established..

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Chester Wins BNT V8s Opener at Pukekohe

September 14, 2019

Nick Chester and his Chester Plumbing & Bathroom Holden Commodore has won a hard fought battle with Simon Evans in the first race of the BNT V8s Non Championship event at the ITM Auckland SuperSprint at Pukekohe this afternoon. The two Holden drivers fought all the way through the 16-lap encounter, with Evans in his Wet & Forget Holden Commodore..

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Next Generation BNT V8 Breaks Cover

June 13, 2019

A new and exciting era for V8 racing in New Zealand is on the horizon with the BNT V8s Championship announcing technical details of their next generation car. A huge leap forward in design and technical specification the new car platform is to be designed and built by Pace Innovations in Australia, and will be designed to look like two..

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Nick Ross Grabs Second Overall in BNT V8s Championship

March 11, 2019

Cambridge V8 driver Nick Ross has finished in second place in the 2018/19 BNT V8s Championship following the sixth and final round held at Hampton Downs over the weekend. Ross had been locked in a fierce battle with young Australian driver Jack Smith all season with the two drivers going into the final round with Smith leading by a narrow..

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Ashwell Wins Class Two Title in BNT V8s

March 10, 2019

Justin Ashwell has clinched the Class Two title in the BNT V8s at Hampton Downs today. After a seesaw battle with nearest rival Matt Podjursky all season long, Ashwell managed to hold on and win the Championship by just a handful of points over the youngster from Inglewood. “To Matt and his team this weekend, they rebuilt their car on..

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Jack Smith Takes Out BNT V8s Championship

March 10, 2019

Australian driver Jack Smith has taken out the 2018/19 BNT V8s Championship at Hampton Downs this weekend. Smith had taken a third placing in the opening race of the weekend on Saturday, however a post race 30-second penalty for contact with Nick Ross relegated him to eighth place. He followed up a fourth place in race two of the weekend..

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Hughes Takes Opening Win in BNT V8s at Hampton Downs

March 9, 2019

Holden driver Lance Hughes has taken his first win the BNT V8s 2018/19 Championship at Hampton Downs today. Clinching the Gull pole position earlier today, Hughes lead from start to finish over the 16-lap encounter, was followed to the line by Toyota driver Brenton Grove, while there was plenty of action behind. Hughes’ Hamilton Motorsports teammate Jack Smith, currently leads..

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Smith in Box Seat to Clinch BNT V8 Title

March 7, 2019

With one round remaining at Hampton Downs this coming weekend, there are 225 points up for grabs across the final three races of the BNT V8 season, with Holden driver Jack Smith looking to be the championship favourite. Australian, Smith, holds the BNT V8s Championship lead with 1018 points, 114 clear of the Nissan Altima of Nick Ross.  A further..

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Top Three Beckons for Rob Wallace in BNT V8s

March 7, 2019

It’ll be a big weekend for Class One Holden racer Rob Wallace at the final round of the BNT V8s at Hampton Downs on Saturday and Sunday as he chases down a top three spot in the points as well as rookie of the year. Wallace from Tauranga, currently sits in fourth place in points on 742, just 56 points..

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