Highlands Motorsport Park at Cromwell will host a round of the Castrol Toyota Racing Series for the first time in five years next January. The Central Otago track will be the opening event of the five-round championship between January 10 and 13. It culminates with the 64th New Zealand Grand Prix at Circuit Chris Amon […]

Read more

Registrations for next summer’s Castrol Toyota Racing Series have opened, eight months before the first round. As in previous years the championship will be run over five consecutive weekends in January and February 2019, with the calendar details to be released at a later date. Each round will have three races – one on Saturday […]

Read more

Drivers in next summer’s Castrol Toyota Racing Series will now be able to score Formula One Super License points. The world governing body of Motorsport, the Federation Internationale Automobile (FIA) has given New Zealand’s premier motor racing series the recognition. “It’s a boost for our series and will certainly make it more attractive for young […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

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) […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

Leading drivers in the Castrol Toyota Racing Series, which has its third round at Hampton Downs in the north Waikato this weekend, don’t only rely on their engineers and mechanics to go as fast as possible on the track. Five of them are accompanied by support staff under a variety of guises. Mats van den […]

Read more