The Castrol Toyota Racing Series this week received a welcome upgrade to its world status with news that the FIA had decided to increase the Super Licence points available for the five round, all-New Zealand series that takes place each January and February. At the World Council meeting this week in Geneva, the FIA accepted […]

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Reigning Castrol Toyota Racing Series champion and Red Bull Junior Liam Lawson will defend his title in 2020 again with M2 Competition. Lawson was a sensational winner of the 2019 championship after a thrilling battle with fellow Kiwi Marcus Armstrong, which was only resolved in the final race of the championship, the New Zealand Grand […]

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New Zealand’s Chelsea Herbert is the first Kiwi to be confirmed for the 2020 Castrol Toyota Racing Series, and only the fifth female driver in the sixteen year history of the championship. Today’s confirmation that Herbert will run the full five round championship with Giles Motorsport under the guidance of the vastly experienced Stephen Giles, […]

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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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