Auckland racer Connor Adam is first off the blocks in the chase for the 2018-2019 Toyota 86 Championship title and is highly motivated to put the disappointments of his last championship campaign firmly behind him and claim the top spot this time around. Entries for the championship – expected to be the biggest so far […]

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A record field, featuring the cream of the country’s young up and coming motor racing talent is expected to contest this summer’s Toyota 86 Championship. “We’ve never had so many potential drivers three and a half months before the first round,” said Geoff Short, the category manager. When registrations officially open, he expects 17 drivers […]

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Arran Crighton and Callum Hedge are the 2018-2019 CareVets Toyota 86 Scholarship winners and will race for the team over the coming six round championship which starts at November’s Virgin Australia Supercar Championship event at Pukekohe The pair emerged triumphant over 13 other hopefuls after a full day of testing at the Hampton Downs race […]

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A record number of 15 rising race drivers will do battle for two prized seats in the 2018-2019 Toyota 86 Championship on Monday. To win one of two drives, members of the squad will go through on-track familiarisations, fitness tests, interviews in front of the CareVets judging panel, and track driving sessions in the TR […]

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Murphy, Stichbury – the names of two Kiwi motorsport legends returned to the track on Friday at Hampton Downs in the northern Waikato as the Toyota 86 Championship hosted 25 fresh race drivers at its post-season test day. Ronan, son of Greg Murphy; and Zac, son of Ashley Stichbury (1971-2002), were among the new group […]

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The CareVets Scholarship test and evaluation day has been moved from its traditional September date to April 30 at Hampton Downs to give more drivers keen to race in the series a chance to secure the sponsored drive, and for the winner to be in place in time for a crack at Class 3 of […]

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After a punishing season of racing that took him from the V8 Supercar races at Pukekohe all the way to Invercargill and back to Hampton Downs, Christchurch driver Jack Milligan has won the 2017-2018 Toyota 86 Championship with a race to spare. Milligan, 21, has an extensive history of single-make racing. He was the CareVets […]

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The 2017-2018 Toyota 86 Championship comes down to the wire this weekend at Hampton Downs in the northern Waikato – and the margins are close. The final round sees the leading pack ranked as closely as they ever have been. Earlier in the Championship just two points separated leader Jack Milligan (CareVets Racing) from second […]

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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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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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