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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The V8 SuperTourers and New Zealand V8 Touring Cars will lineup side by side for the first time since 2012 this weekend, in a race that could foreshadow the merger of both competitions. Dwindling driver numbers have plagued both racing series over the past year so having more than 25 cars lineup on the starting […]

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Motorsport New Zealand has appointed an independent promotion and event management company (10Seventy) headed by former All Black Ross Filipo, the commercial manager, who established the business with Mareet Carley, marketing and communications manager, and Rob Scrimgeour, the general manager. After retiring from 12 years as a professional rugby player, Filipo is using his negotiation, […]

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Winton based NZV8 Touring Car driver Nathan Pilcher heads to the second round of the NZV8 Touring Car Championship at Pukekohe Park Raceway, south of Auckland, this weekend sixth in the TL Championship points. After an impressive debut at the opening round four weeks ago Pilcher is hoping that some set up and tuning upgrades […]

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Winton based NZV8 Touring Car driver Nathan Pilcher is ready for the biggest challenge of his motor racing career as he prepares for next weekend’s opening round of the NZV8 Touring Car Championship at Hampton Downs in North Waikato. The series will be a big step up for Pilcher but he has excelled in every […]

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So…you like cars? If you like fast cars, and let’s face it who doesn’t…. then the weekend of November 1 and 2 at Hampton Downs will give an unrivalled early season opportunity to enjoy some of the best cars and some of the best drivers in this part of the world. Want fast cars? The […]

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