Nick Ross has taken the round honours at round five of the BNT V8s at Manfeild Circuit Chris Amon at Feilding this weekend.   Ross claimed two pole positions before going on to take a race win, a second place and fourth placing in the final race.   “Really great weekend, two poles, a win […]

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As the BNT V8s return from rounds three and four in the South Island, the championship has seen new points leaders emerge in both classes as the racing heads to Manfeild this weekend.   Andre Heimgartner took the championship lead in class one from his teammate Jason Bargwanna following a round win at Ruapuna, while […]

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She’s the 19-year-old who has heads turning on the motorsport track. Ever since Chelsea Herbert was competing in karts a decade ago and her goal was “to beat the boys”, the philosophy is really still the same, as she makes a name for herself as the sole female competitor in the New Zealand Touring Cars […]

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Australian driver Jason Bargwanna has taken the overall win at the opening round of the BNT V8s at Pukekohe. Having faced wet and difficult track conditions yesterday; competitors faced hot and dry conditions today. For Bargwanna, a win yesterday, followed up by a win today and a third placing ensured he now leads the championship […]

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It’ll be a clean slate for competitors as the opening round of the BNT V8s kicks off at Pukekohe this weekend. With reigning champion Simon Evans and Smeg Racing not competing this season, it leaves a number of contenders vying for the top spot by season end. After a difficult season in 2016/17, Nick Ross […]

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Andre Heimgartner will make his racing return to a New Zealand national championship by confirming he will line-up in the BNT V8s at Pukekohe, November 3-5, aboard a Richards Team Motorsport Toyota Camry. Heimgartner is no stranger to the BNT V8s here in New Zealand, having made his touring car debut in V8 SuperTourers as […]

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Reigning NZ V8 Ute Champion, Sam Barry will make the move to New Zealand’s premiere class in April, when he will drive the Richards Team Motorsport Toyota Camry in the BNT NZ Touring Cars. Barry of Waipukuraru has previously competed in class two of the championship, racing in two rounds earlier in the year, but […]

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After a successful opening round at Taupo last month, the BNT NZ Touring Cars hit the track again this weekend as the main support act for the V8 Supercars at the Pukekohe ITM500. The opening round of the championship at Taupo saw three hard fought races and three different winners for the weekend. With wins […]

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New Zealand motor racing is in pole position for its best season in years after agreement was reached to unite the country’s racing series under one Premier Racing Calendar. MotorSport New Zealand together with a newly-formed Series Organising Group consisting of the major North Island racing categories and the Historic Racing Club agreed a calendar […]

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The trial unification of the V8 SuperTourers and New Zealand Touring Cars at the United V8 Spectacular in Pukekohe at the weekend has been lauded as a resounding success. In the season finale of the SuperTourer, TLX and TL classes, 20 drivers across the three categories lined up side-by-side for the first time since the […]

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