Australian Sarah Brown, a veteran of almost a decade in key management roles with the V8 Supercars organisation in Australia is joining the Castrol Toyota Racing Series as one of two category managers. Her appointment comes as championship preparations hit top speed, marking the 150-day milestone on the countdown to TRS 2018. She will take […]

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Pukekohe student Liam Lawson will be the CareVets Racing Team’s scholarship driver in the coming 2017-2018 Toyota 86 Championship. “It’s a real honour to be selected, the scholarship has been a fast track for the drivers chosen in past seasons and I’m looking forward to racing in a two-car, professionally run team like this,” he […]

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New premises, new people: the Castrol Toyota Racing Series, New Zealand’s premier racing category, is once more raising the standard for top-level motor racing. Toyota Racing New Zealand has now confirmed all five rounds of the 2018 Championship which once more begins at Ruapuna near Christchurch with the coveted Lady Wigram Trophy and concludes five […]

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The passionate husband and wife duo of Barrie and Louise Thomlinson have decided that it’s time for them to step down from their role as Category managers of the Castrol Toyota Racing Series. The couple along with the management team at Toyota New Zealand set up the category and have spent the past 13 seasons […]

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Thomas Randle (20), became the first Australian to win the Castrol Toyota Racing Series – deservedly so – in its 13 year history, with a great demonstration of driving at the Manfeild Grand Prix over the weekend. The series has now established itself as the best off-season racing, for North American and European drivers looking […]

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Melbourne’s Thomas Randle has become the first Australian to win the Toyota Racing Series title at Manfeild this afternoon in finishing third to Jehan Daruvala in the 62nd New Zealand Grand Prix. “It’s an amazing relief,” said Randle, who went into the race one point behind Pedro Piquet (Brazil) who finished fourth and one point […]

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Pedro Piquet has made the Castrol Toyota Racing Series a three way battle after winning the first preliminary race at the New Zealand Grand Prix meeting at Circuit Chris Amon, Manfeild this afternoon. The Brazilian is now only five points behind series leader Thomas Randle from Melbourne who could only finish fifth from his sixth […]

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Albany driver Reid Harker is chipping away at the championship lead of CareVets driver Ryan Yardley, in the 2016-2017 Toyota 86 Championship. Victory in today’s first race of the weekend is one step closer to the title for the Albany driver. Michael Scott had qualified on pole, while Harker was off the back, serving out […]

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Marcus Armstrong learnt from his mistake 24 hours ago (Saturday afternoon) to comfortably win the Denny Hulme Trophy at the fourth round of the Castrol Toyota Racing Series at Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park, Taupo, this afternoon. Getting the best start from the outside of the front row of the grid, the Christchurch teenager got to […]

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Invercargill’s Brendon Leitch has taken a dominant win in this afternoon’s Castrol Toyota Racing Series race, his first of this summer, at Taupo with a fine drive from third place on the grid. After the frustrations of the last two weekends, Leitch reveled in the victory. “Last weekend was bad and we nearly won here […]

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