The road to the Indianapolis 500 could be just a little easier for up and coming racing drivers from both sides of the Pacific thanks to a new partnership between TOYOTA GAZOO Racing New Zealand and the Road to Indy programme. In a partnership agreement between the two organisations confirmed today, drivers who have competed […]

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New Zealand’s premier single seater motorsport championship has received a major boost from world motorsport’s governing body following a meeting of the FIA World Motorsport Council (WMSC) at the end of last week. Drivers aiming to qualify for a Formula One Super Licence can now count Super Licence points from a European winter championship as […]

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Toyota New Zealand has announced a massive new prize package for its rebranded TOYOTA GAZOO Racing 86 Championship as it focuses on continuing to provide a vital stepping stone for the country’s best up and coming racing drivers. The winner of the 2019-2020 TOYOTA GAZOO Racing 86 Championship will win a Toyota 86 road car […]

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Toyota Racing New Zealand has today revealed both a new brand and a brand new racing car for its annual New Zealand-based single seater championship and says it is aiming to put the championship firmly on the map as a ‘must do’ for the world’s best up and coming racing drivers. The new FT-60 – […]

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Liam Lawson beat Ferrari Driver Academy member Marcus Armstrong to the Toyota Racing Series title with victory in the New Zealand Grand Prix. The 16-year-old sat six points ahead of Armstrong heading into the final race of the season at Manfeild, and lined up second on the grid alongside ex-DTM driver Lucas Auer. Despite struggling […]

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Marcus Armstrong put in a polished performance to win the first race of the final weekend of the Castrol Toyota Racing Series, beating series leader Liam Lawson into second place and reducing his compatriot’s lead to one point with just two races – including the 64th New Zealand Grand Prix – to go. Lawson now […]

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Marcus Armstrong ended a challenging weekend with a dominant performance in the Denny Hulme Memorial Trophy race in Taupo on Sunday afternoon, narrowing the gap to series leader Liam Lawson to just five points with it all to play for at the 64th New Zealand Grand Prix next weekend. After qualifying second, Armstrong made a […]

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Belgium’s Esteban Muth took a fine victory on Sunday morning at Taupo, resisting immense pressure from New Zealander Brendon Leitch and series leader Liam Lawson to take a well-deserved first victory in the 2019 Castrol Toyota Racing Series. With the grid based on the finishing order from the Saturday afternoon race and the top six […]

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Austrian Lucas Auer grabbed his first win in the 2019 Castrol Toyota Racing Series, fighting off Liam Lawson for the win as championship leader Marcus Armstrong suffered a suspension failure which left him five laps behind and out of the points. The latest twist in an intriguing championship in New Zealand saw Lawson grab back […]

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Liam Lawson dominated Saturday’s first race at the Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park, Taupo to narrow the gap to Marcus Armstrong in the Castrol Toyota Racing Series title race to just 26 points. Lawson was never troubled after sitting it out into turn one with a fast starting Armstrong, holding a tight defensive line around the […]

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