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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Haydn Mackenzie and co-driver Matthew Sayers (Mitsubishi Evo 10) have won the five-day/1932km 25th anniversary Targa New Zealand tarmac motor rally, the pair crossing the finish line in Palmerston North this afternoon with a lead of almost 12 minutes over the second-placed Porsche 991 GT3 RS of 2103 event winners Martin Dippie and his co-driver […]

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Bang, and that was it. Sitting forlornly on the side of the road with its bonnet up in the first of today’s stages east of Whanganui, the previously all-conquering Mitsubishi Evo 8 of five-time consecutive Targa NZ winners Glenn Inkster and Spencer Winn wasn’t going anywhere. And the Auckland pair’s dream of creating a new […]

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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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The best endurance racing drivers and cars from both the North Island and the South Island will come together to battle it out in one of the biggest long distance motorsport races the country has ever seen when the New Zealand Endurance Championship final is played out on November 16th at the fantastic Hampton Downs […]

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Kiwi race driver Angus Fogg secured an emotional and hard-fought win from Australian Steven Johnson in wet conditions at Bathurst in the second of three races for the Touring Car Masters (TCM) class on Friday 11 October. Fogg dedicated the win to the late Kiwi race star Jason Richards, with whom he last raced at […]

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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 first event in Australia’s new S5000 single-seater series was truncated by a nasty crash for Alex Davison in the feature race at Sandown. Supercars racer James Golding was declared the winner of the inaugural round ahead of ex-Formula 1 driver Rubens Barrichello. Davison was able to walk away from the impact. The new category for […]

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Reigning NZ V8 Utes champion Matthew Spratt will try his hand at the ECB SuperUtes Series at the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000. Spratt has linked with Peters Motorsport to drive a Holden Colorado at the Mountain as a teammate of friend and defending SuperUtes champ Ryal Harris, who steers a Mazda BT-50. The Colorado was […]

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