The New Zealand Motor Cup – one of the oldest and most iconic trophies in Kiwi sport – is set to return to what many believe is its spiritual home with confirmation that the new generation of cars in the Castrol Toyota Racing Series will compete for the trophy at Pukekohe Park over the weekend […]

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A new engineering partnership between mtec Motorsport and top French team R-Ace GP for the 2020 Castrol Toyota Racing Series (TRS) could make the new-look championship one of the most competitive in its 16 year history. The new three year partnership sees the team renamed as mtec Motorsport – Engineered By R-Ace GP and will […]

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TOYOTA GAZOO Racing New Zealand’s new Toyota FT-60 hit the track for the first time this week running at three Italian circuits – Vairano, Cremona and Franciacorta. Driven by experienced RLR Motorsport LMP2 racer Arjun Maini – who drove the previous Toyota FT-50 to fourth in the all New Zealand Castrol Toyota Racing Series in […]

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TOYOTA GAZOO Racing New Zealand has today confirmed Hankook Tire as tyre supplier for the new generation Toyota FT-60 and the next Castrol Toyota Racing Series (TRS), which begins in January 2020. The new contract provides for more than 1,600 tyres per Castrol Toyota Racing Series (TRS) season from 2020 onwards and will begin with […]

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TOYOTA GAZOO Racing New Zealand’s Nicolas Caillol is heading overseas to spread the good oil on the new-look Castrol Toyota Racing Series – which looks set to be bigger and better than ever before from 2020 onwards. Hot on the heels of the category’s announcement of a new car – the FT-60 – category manager […]

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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 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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