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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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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Darkhorse Racing’s Andrew Jackson is the latest driver to be confirmed for the next Toyota 86 Championship and is targeting top five results in his second year in the category. Two seventh place results in last year’s campaign proved the experienced racer could find plenty of pace in the Toyota, but with limited knowledge of […]

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Sixteen-year-old Brock Gilchrist is set to return to the 2019-2020 Toyota 86 Championship faster, stronger and fitter following a standout debut season. Gilchrist was one of the stars of the championship last season, bagging two podiums at Teretonga Park and Hampton Downs as a fifteen-year-old rookie in the NEXUS Logistics-supported car run by International Motorsport. […]

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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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Callum Hedge is the 2018/2019 Toyota 86 Champion after a commanding win in the final race of the season sealed the title for the CareVets Scholarship racer. Hedge took the points lead on Saturday from Jaden Ransley and never looked back, with a second place in Sunday morning’s race and a win on Sunday afternoon […]

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It’s down to the wire for the young drivers in the Toyota 86 Championship final this weekend at Hampton Downs and after an epic season it’s likely the hard-earned title will go to one of the trio who have starred over the past five rounds. Mathematically, with 225 points available for three race wins, five […]

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Jordan Baldwin – Rookie of the Year in the Toyota 86 Championship last season and third in the points heading to the fourth round at Teretonga Park – has laid down a strong challenge for the title after taking two victories and the round win in Invercargill. He now moves to the head of the […]

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