The Castrol Toyota Racing Series this week received a welcome upgrade to its world status with news that the FIA had decided to increase the Super Licence points available for the five round, all-New Zealand series that takes place each January and February. At the World Council meeting this week in Geneva, the FIA accepted […]

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Reigning Castrol Toyota Racing Series champion and Red Bull Junior Liam Lawson will defend his title in 2020 again with M2 Competition. Lawson was a sensational winner of the 2019 championship after a thrilling battle with fellow Kiwi Marcus Armstrong, which was only resolved in the final race of the championship, the New Zealand Grand […]

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Australian Jaylyn Robotham took out the first round of the Best Bars Toyota 86 Championship in style over the weekend at Pukekohe Park – the youngster taking two wins and a second place on his first visit to the circuit. Less than a week after the conclusion of the Australian Toyota 86 Championship, where he […]

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A rush of late entries has added quality and quantity to the Best Bars Toyota 86 Championship, which begins this weekend at Pukekohe Park. A field of 17 of the best up and coming young drivers from New Zealand and Australia will head out in the first practice session for the 2019-2020 season today (Friday) […]

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Fresh from the recent FIA Motorsports Games, 17 year old Waimauku racer Flynn Mullany is aiming to make a mark in this season’s Best Bars Toyota 86 Championship. The former karter and 2K Cup racer will compete in the Tony Richards Toyota entry and joins a field of the country’s best young racing talent. A […]

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New Zealand’s Chelsea Herbert is the first Kiwi to be confirmed for the 2020 Castrol Toyota Racing Series, and only the fifth female driver in the sixteen year history of the championship. Today’s confirmation that Herbert will run the full five round championship with Giles Motorsport under the guidance of the vastly experienced Stephen Giles, […]

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Experienced Toyota 86 racer Jaden Ransley has confirmed he will run in the 2019-20 Best Bars Toyota 86 Championship starting the season as one of the title favourites. Though still very young at 17, this will be Christchurch racer Ransley’s fourth Toyota 86 season and follows an impressive season in the Australian championship where he […]

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Peter Vodanovich will aim to build on some strong results last season as he aims to win the forthcoming 2019-2020 Best Bars Toyota 86 Championship. He is the latest young talent to confirm for the championship, with more big names expected to confirm their entries in the next few days. With last year being his […]

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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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