The NZ Formula First Championship is gearing up for its 50th year of racing this summer, and it’s set to be its best season yet! Increased entry numbers, a return to the New Zealand Grand Prix and a 50th Anniversary celebration are going to be just a few highlights of the upcoming season. Long time […]

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Every Kiwi racing driver’s dream will become reality for Jack Milligan when he races a Toyota 86 sports coupe at the Bathurst 1000 next month. The 21 year old Christchurch driver has had a challenging few years battling his way through karts and RX7 racing to secure the second CareVets Scholarship car in last season’s […]

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The 2017 Carters Tyres South Island Endurance Series explodes into life this weekend with its annual trip to the world’s southernmost race circuit at Teretonga Park, Invercargill for the opening round of its Three Round Series. With qualification for the New Zealand Endurance championships on the line as well as big prizemoney and more importantly, […]

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Traditionally New Zealand’s world-leading SAS Autoparts MSC F5000 Tasman Cup Revival Series has run – usually as the headline act – at major classic motor racing meetings here and in Australia. This season though the series kicks off with a support class slot at the biggest mainstream motor racing meeting in the country, the ITM […]

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Saturday September 9th will see a massive field journey South to Teretonga Park, Invercargill for the opening round of the three round Carters Tyres One Hour Race Series. Run alongside the Carters Tyres South Island Endurance Series, the 2017 Series is also again a qualifying series for the New Zealand One Hour Endurance Championship to […]

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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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With a month to go until the South Island Endurance Series bursts into life, in a dramatic move, the Series has revealed that it has dropped the GT class for 2017. The Series will again enjoy the support from familiar Kiwi tyre retailer Carters Tyre Service but a shake-up of the rules for 2017 will […]

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2016–’17 Toyota 86 Championship runner-up Reid Harker has signalled he wants to be a contender in next year’s Castrol Toyota Racing Series. The 21-year-old recently tested Toyota’s FT50 open wheeler at Hampton Downs Motorsport Park following on from his success in the feeder series. With a taste of the wings-and-slicks platform, the former New Zealand […]

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For close to 100 years the prospect of racing from Auckland to Wellington in record time has tempted keen drivers. This year the organisers of the annual Targa New Zealand tarmac motor rally are giving entrants the chance to do it within the law. After celebrating its 20th anniversary with a one-off Christchurch-to-Queenstown event in […]

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