The Hi-Q Components NZ Formula First Championship is just days away from kicking off its 2018/19 season at Manfeild Circuit Chris Amon, a season in which the long-standing MotorSport New Zealand championship celebrates 50 years of racing in December. Among the many things to celebrate in this milestone season, at the top of the list […]

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Chris Henderson has won the Carter’s Tyres One Hour South Island Endurance Series after finishing second in the third and final round at Timaru International Raceway on Saturday. Matt Whittaker (Gen2 Porsche 991) won the 60 min race from Henderson (Toyota AE86 V8,) and Rowan Shepherd (Porsche 997 GT3 Cup). Having won the 2017 series, […]

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Neil Foster has won the 2018 Carter’s Tyres South Island Endurance Series Three Hour title after claiming his third-round victory at Timaru International Raceway on Saturday. Foster’s Audi R8 LMS GT3 won all three Series races along with co-drivers Jonny Reid (round 1 & 2) and Gene Rollinson (round 3). Second home at the Timaru […]

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Taranaki 18 year old Campbell Stewart is the latest young driver to sign up for the 2018-2019 Toyota 86 Championship and the speedway ace will add yet another dimension to a series already brimming with talent. Three successful years in Ministocks from the age of 12 were followed by a step up to a 400 […]

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He may be one of the youngest competitors at just over 15 years of age, but young gun Brock Gilchrist is piecing together a very professional campaign as he aims to be the top rookie – and may be just a little more – in this coming season’s Toyota 86 Championship. Auckland driver Gilchrist will […]

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Up and coming racer Sam Wright is putting the final touches to his preparations for the 2018-2019 Toyota 86 Championship and focussing firmly on having a successful season. Wright launched his campaign at the TR86 category pre-season media and test day at Hampton Downs this week, completing a significant number of testing laps as fifteen […]

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A second win in the Carter’s Tyres South Island Endurance Series Three Hour race for the Neil Foster/Jonny Reid Audi R8 was the result of a hard-fought battle at the Mike Pero Motorsport Park just outside of Christchurch on Saturday. Taking the win was never certain until the drop of the chequered flag with pressure […]

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A five-second penalty was not enough to make a dent in the win by Mark Whittaker at the second round of the One Hour Carter’s Tyres South Island Endurance Series. Adjudged to have followed an incorrect restart procedure, Whittaker still won comfortably by 17 seconds from BNT V8s driver Nick Ross (Ford Boss Mustang) ahead […]

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Masterton’s Tracey Stringer has been selected as the New Zealand participant in a trans-Tasman exchange for female motorsport officials. Now in its third year, the exchange is organised by the Women in Motorsport advisory commission (WIMNZ) of MotorSport New Zealand with their Australian counterparts, the Women of Australian Motor Sport (WAMS) to assist female motorsport […]

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Cambridge youngster Connor Davison is the latest up and coming motorsport talent to confirm his entry for the 2018-2019 Toyota 86 Championship and it’s the start of what he hopes will be a productive period in the category as he transitions from karts to cars. His first test in a Toyota 86 was almost a […]

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