The Castrol Toyota Racing Series got underway in style last weekend in Cromwell, with some spectacular racing from a grid of 15 high quality budding young international racers representing no fewer than ten countries. Sixteen year old New Zealander Liam Lawson – racing for M2 Competition – wowed the crowds with two stunning race victories […]

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The Toyota 86 Championship heads to Teretonga Park in Invercargill this weekend four Round 4 after three incredibly hard fought rounds – two at Pukekohe Park on different circuit configurations and last weekend at Highlands Motorsport Park in Cromwell. Fans will recall young Callum Hedge for his daring passes and speed in the F1600 class […]

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New Zealand racer Brendon Leitch made it two from two for Kiwi drivers at home when he was declared the winner of the second Castrol Toyota Series race of the weekend at the Highlands Motorsport Park in Cromwell. Belgian racer Esteban Muth won on the road in the interrupted 15 lap encounter, but was judged […]

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If Saturday’s first race heralded the arrival of home favourite Liam Lawson in the 2019 Castrol Toyota Racing Series, then the 20 lap Sunday feature race marked him out as one of the championship favourites. Lawson not only won the wet race by ten seconds, he pulled off the pass of the weekend around the […]

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Battle-hardened after a full year in the FIA European Formula Three Championship and with the Macau Grand Prix Rookie title in hand, Marcus Armstrong is home and aiming to win the 2019 Castrol Toyota Racing Series. The Christchurch-born driver was third in the 2018 TRS, winning two races and standing on the podium ten times […]

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Fifteen year old Callum Hedge took his first round win in the Toyota 86 Championship season with an outstanding victory in one of the best races ever seen in the category at Pukekohe Park. For much of the final fifteen lap race on the iconic, original Pukekohe layout a leading pack consisting of Hedge, CareVets […]

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Liam Lawson has competed successfully in Australia, Germany, Malaysia and the USA but hasn’t been allowed to race in New Zealand’s top single-seater motor racing series, that is, until now. Drivers in the Toyota Racing Series are required to be 16 years of age and last summer Lawson fell short by several weeks. Now he’s […]

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Taranaki 18 year old Campbell Stewart is the latest young driver to sign up for the 2018-2019 Toyota 86 Championship and the speedway ace will add yet another dimension to a series already brimming with talent. Three successful years in Ministocks from the age of 12 were followed by a step up to a 400 […]

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He may be one of the youngest competitors at just over 15 years of age, but young gun Brock Gilchrist is piecing together a very professional campaign as he aims to be the top rookie – and may be just a little more – in this coming season’s Toyota 86 Championship. Auckland driver Gilchrist will […]

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Up and coming racer Sam Wright is putting the final touches to his preparations for the 2018-2019 Toyota 86 Championship and focussing firmly on having a successful season. Wright launched his campaign at the TR86 category pre-season media and test day at Hampton Downs this week, completing a significant number of testing laps as fifteen […]

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