Tow bar and automotive accessory specialist Best Bars has been confirmed as the title sponsor for the sixth season of the Toyota 86 Championship. Best Bars has been designing and manufacturing tow bars and automotive accessories for over 30 years from its facility in Auckland, New Zealand. It has long been a supplier to Toyota […]

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Four of the country’s most promising young drivers gave their racing careers a major rev up today as they secured scholarships worth $25,000 each to race in the 2019-2020 Toyota 86 Championship. Successful karter Ryan Wood (15) from Upper Hutt and young Pukekohe talent Tayler Bryant (14) have secured drives in the CareVets Scholarship cars, […]

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Three up and coming Kiwi racers will give Bathurst their best shot this weekend in one of the most competitive fields of the big weekend at Mount Panorama. Toyota 86 Championship racers Peter Vodanovich and Jaden Ransley will be looking to build on their performances so far in this year’s Australian championship, where Ransley has […]

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Four up and coming racers will benefit from scholarship programmes being run in the forthcoming Toyota 86 Championship. The two CareVets Scholarship sponsored cars will be back for the 2020 Toyota 86 Championship and TOYOTA GAZOO Racing New Zealand will add their support for up and coming racers by providing two further scholarship cars. Drivers […]

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The New Zealand Motor Cup – one of the oldest and most iconic trophies in Kiwi sport – is set to return to what many believe is its spiritual home with confirmation that the new generation of cars in the Castrol Toyota Racing Series will compete for the trophy at Pukekohe Park over the weekend […]

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Darkhorse Racing’s Andrew Jackson is the latest driver to be confirmed for the next Toyota 86 Championship and is targeting top five results in his second year in the category. Two seventh place results in last year’s campaign proved the experienced racer could find plenty of pace in the Toyota, but with limited knowledge of […]

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Sixteen-year-old Brock Gilchrist is set to return to the 2019-2020 Toyota 86 Championship faster, stronger and fitter following a standout debut season. Gilchrist was one of the stars of the championship last season, bagging two podiums at Teretonga Park and Hampton Downs as a fifteen-year-old rookie in the NEXUS Logistics-supported car run by International Motorsport. […]

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A new engineering partnership between mtec Motorsport and top French team R-Ace GP for the 2020 Castrol Toyota Racing Series (TRS) could make the new-look championship one of the most competitive in its 16 year history. The new three year partnership sees the team renamed as mtec Motorsport – Engineered By R-Ace GP and will […]

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TOYOTA GAZOO Racing New Zealand’s new Toyota FT-60 hit the track for the first time this week running at three Italian circuits – Vairano, Cremona and Franciacorta. Driven by experienced RLR Motorsport LMP2 racer Arjun Maini – who drove the previous Toyota FT-50 to fourth in the all New Zealand Castrol Toyota Racing Series in […]

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TOYOTA GAZOO Racing New Zealand has today confirmed Hankook Tire as tyre supplier for the new generation Toyota FT-60 and the next Castrol Toyota Racing Series (TRS), which begins in January 2020. The new contract provides for more than 1,600 tyres per Castrol Toyota Racing Series (TRS) season from 2020 onwards and will begin with […]

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