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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Ken Smith will be hoping to teach the drivers on the New Zealand Grand Prix grid a few lessons when he lines up for his 47th start at Manfeild. At 76, Smith is six years older than the combined age of the top four drivers in the Toyota Racing Series standings. He has not been […]

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Marcus Armstrong ended a challenging weekend with a dominant performance in the Denny Hulme Memorial Trophy race in Taupo on Sunday afternoon, narrowing the gap to series leader Liam Lawson to just five points with it all to play for at the 64th New Zealand Grand Prix next weekend. After qualifying second, Armstrong made a […]

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Belgium’s Esteban Muth took a fine victory on Sunday morning at Taupo, resisting immense pressure from New Zealander Brendon Leitch and series leader Liam Lawson to take a well-deserved first victory in the 2019 Castrol Toyota Racing Series. With the grid based on the finishing order from the Saturday afternoon race and the top six […]

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Austrian Lucas Auer grabbed his first win in the 2019 Castrol Toyota Racing Series, fighting off Liam Lawson for the win as championship leader Marcus Armstrong suffered a suspension failure which left him five laps behind and out of the points. The latest twist in an intriguing championship in New Zealand saw Lawson grab back […]

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