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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Whakatane driver Reece Hendl-Cox, 19, has walked away from the second round of the 2018/19 Hi-Q Components NZ Formula First Championship with the largest points haul of the field. Hendl-Cox scored a podium finish and a race win in what was a chaotic weekend. Saturday morning’s 15-minute qualifying session saw a slightly larger field of […]

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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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On the same weekend that his former Dick Johnson Racing team will be hoping to win the V8 Supercars title with Scott McLaughlin, Kiwi driver Jonny Reid will be chasing championship glory of his own at Highlands. Reid and co-driver Neil Foster will be one of the fancied pairings to win the 2018/19 Carters Tyre […]

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Bragging rights and national titles are at stake when Highlands hosts some of the fastest cars in the country at the 2018/19 Carters Tyre Service New Zealand Endurance Championship (NZEC) on Saturday, November 24. The top 20 cars from the North and South Island Endurance Series’ have been invited to compete in the ‘winner takes […]

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