A new national championship and an appearance from Kiwi racing royalty were the signature dishes as southern petrol heads were served up a motorsport smorgasbord during the weekend. Riverside Speedway played host to the inaugural New Zealand production saloons title on Saturday, whilst Teretonga Park played host to double World Touring Car champion Paul Radisich. […]

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Christchurch driver Jack Milligan has extended his lead in the Toyota 86 Championship with victory in the penultimate round of the 2017-2018 Toyota 86 Championship. In three races at Manfeild’s 3.03 km Circuit Chris Amon, Milligan took two wins and a second placing in a dominant performance. The event was not without its dramas. In […]

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A dramatic last five laps of the Castrol Toyota Racing Series, has seen Russian driver Robert Shwartzman win the championship and Richard Verschoor of the Netherlands win the New Zealand Grand Prix. For 30 lap’s series leader Marcus Armstrong from Christchurch had led the race after winning the start from pole sitter Verschoor from the […]

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Another young man in a hurry is joining the ranks of racers in the Toyota 86 Championship this weekend. Brock Gilchrist, 14, has risen out of karting into the popular BMW E30 series, and after just a handful of rounds has brought together a deal to contest the final two rounds of the current Toyota […]

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Ken Smith, the ageless veteran of New Zealand motor racing will compete in his 47th edition of the New Zealand Grand Prix, the final race in this year’s Castrol Toyota Racing Series at Manfeild this Sunday. Smith, now 76 years-old, has won the race three times and first competed in the event at Pukekohe in […]

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Juan Manuel Correa has taken his second win in the Castrol Toyota Racing Series with a lights to flag domination of this afternoon’s preliminary race at Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park, Taupo. English teenager James Pull was second, with Richard Verschoor (Netherlands) completing the podium and slightly closing the gap on series rivals Marcus Armstrong (Christchurch) […]

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Mo Larsen is a great advertisement for being as young as you feel. The 80-year-old is the most senior mechanic in the pit lane for the five round Castrol Toyota Racing Series which is at the Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park at Taupo this weekend. In a motorsport career spanning more than 60 years, Mo (real […]

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Evergreen F5000 category pacesetter Ken Smith (Lola T332) was back to his dominant best in the SAS Autoparts MSC NZ F5000 Tasman Cup Revival Series races at the big NZ Motor Cup Toyota Racing Series (TRS) meeting at Hampton Downs on Sunday. The stereotype-defying 75-year-old contesting his 60th consecutive season of national level motor racing […]

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Richard Verschoor got his hands on the most famous trophy in local motorsport, the New Zealand Motor Cup when he won the main race of the third round of the Castrol Toyota Racing Series at Hampton Downs on Sunday afternoon. It was the Dutch 17 year olds fourth win of the series, but Marcus Armstrong […]

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Richard Verschoor has won his third Saturday race in a row in the Castrol Toyota Racing Series at Hampton Downs yesterday in stifling hot temperatures of 42 degrees. The Dutch teenager led from start to finish from pole position and has slightly closed the gap to his two main championship rivals. “I didn’t push from […]

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