Reigning NZ V8 Utes champion Matthew Spratt will try his hand at the ECB SuperUtes Series at the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000. Spratt has linked with Peters Motorsport to drive a Holden Colorado at the Mountain as a teammate of friend and defending SuperUtes champ Ryal Harris, who steers a Mazda BT-50. The Colorado was […]

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Matthew Spratt put in his best drive of the season in the second race at Hampton Downs to seal the 2018-2019 V8 Utes title in winning style. Spratt – starting from fifth on the grid – scythed his way to the front before unleashing a series of blistering laps in the Primogrow Ford Falcon FG […]

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Tom Alexander claimed a comfortable victory in the second race for Round 4 of the ECB SuperUtes Series at Queensland Raceway. The SP Tools Holden Colorado driver made his way from 10th on a reversed-grid to take top spot, ultimately finishing 1.8735 seconds clear of Ryal Harris. Click here for full Race 2 results Alexander […]

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Holden driver Tom Alexander shaded Ryal Harris to take ARMOR ALL Pole for Saturday’s ECB SuperUtes opener at Queensland Raceway. Alexander’s 1:31.0463s was set on a back-to-back flyer in the final quarter of the 20-minute ARMOR ALL Qualifying session. Click here for full ARMOR ALL Qualifying results Finishing 0.4026 seconds clear, the SP Tools Holden […]

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The first two completed SuperUtes have been revealed in Townsville alongside confirmation of key details for the new series. A Ross Stone Racing Ford Ranger and Sieders Racing Team Mitsubishi Triton were uncovered in front of media at the Reid Park street circuit ahead of the series’ kick-off in 2018. The Mazda BT-50, Toyota Hilux, […]

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The PORTERGROUP V8 Ute series has confirmed its calendar for the 2017-2018 season, with the series introducing some major cost cutting initiatives for competitors that will see more than $20,000 slashed from team’s seasonal operating budgets. Two less events with lower round fees, reduced entry fees, reduced tyre and brake costs and a lower TV […]

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The NZ V8 Ute Racing series will see its biggest field outside of the annual Supercars event for some years when 16 Ford and Holden V8 ‘brutes’ take to the track in the second round of the 2016 Sprint Series at the New Zealand Grand Prix meeting at Manfeild this coming weekend – the circuit […]

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A flashback to 2006 with an Aussie invasion of Manfeild for the first ever Trans-Tasman V8 Ute Challenge. 22 cars, each with a Kiwi and Aussie pairing, thrilled the local crowds with names at the pointy end including Jason Richards, Simon Wills, Wade Henshaw and Chris Pither.

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The new-look motor racing season in New Zealand got off to a great start with the first Premier Motorsport event at Taupo Motorsport Park in October, before the big classes then moved on to the ITM 500 V8 Supercar event at Pukekohe. This weekend the country’s major racing categories are in action once again, at […]

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The support categories in New Zealand offer up a mixture of names and categories we know well back home and some we’ve never seen or heard of before – and I love that. Five categories will pound around Pukekohe before our V8 Supercars, including their premier Touring Car category, two different Ute classes, a one-make […]

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