Alexandra Whitley will line up in a Richards Team Motorsport Toyota Camry when the BNT V8s Championship gets underway at Pukekohe next weekend. Her debut in the BNT V8s Championship follows on from a positive debut in the V8 Utes Championship last season where the 26-year-old Australian driver finished sixth overall accumulating a number of […]

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With one round remaining at Hampton Downs this coming weekend, there are 225 points up for grabs across the final three races of the BNT V8 season, with Holden driver Jack Smith looking to be the championship favourite. Australian, Smith, holds the BNT V8s Championship lead with 1018 points, 114 clear of the Nissan Altima […]

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Two-time World Touring Car Champion Paul Radisich will return to racing when he lines up in the BNT V8s Championship next weekend at Hampton Downs. Radisich will drive the Collins & Sons Earth Moving and Cartage Ford Mustang in Class Three of the Championship. The Mustang was built by car builder Mitchell Race Xtreme, the […]

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Australian driver Jack Smith has taken the round win at Manfeild Circuit Chris Amon at Feilding this weekend. Race two of the weekend held on Sunday morning was won by Smith, with Nick Ross and Lance Hughes rounding out the podium. Smith and the Nissan of Nick Ross battled throughout the race, before a decisive […]

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There is still plenty to play for in the BNT V8s Championship when round five at Manfeild Circuit Chris Amon gets underway this weekend. After four rounds, Jack Smith sits at the top of the point’s table on 801 points. Nick Ross is 39 points behind on 762, with Lance Hughes in third on 611. […]

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The future direction of the BNT V8s Championship is starting to take shape with preliminary details about the championship’s future physical Gen II guise starting to emerge. The BNT V8 Gen II platform will see two-door vehicles such as Chevrolet Camaro, Ford Mustang and Dodge Challenger become eligible to compete in the championship from next […]

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Chelsea Herbert will graduate to class one of the BNT V8s this season when the championship gets underway at Pukekohe in November. Herbert competed in class two during the 2017/18 season, the 19-year-old becoming the first female to win a V8 Touring Car race in New Zealand, also finding herself a contender for the championship […]

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Australian V8 driver Brenton Grove will compete in the BNT V8s Championship this season, making his debut in the series at Pukekohe’s Round One – November 2-4. Grove (21) will line up in class one of the championship aboard a Richards Team Motorsport Toyota Camry. The Richards team winning the championship last season with Andre […]

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Andre Heimgartner has claimed the 2017/18 BNT V8s Championship at Hampton Downs this weekend, while Liam MacDonald clinched his second title in class two. Locked in a battle with his teammate Jason Bagwanna, Heimgartner had to merely finish all three races this weekend to gather enough points to win. Bargwanna backed up his win on […]

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The BNT V8s class two championship will come down to the wire this weekend at Hampton Downs when the sixth and final round gets underway. Leading the championship is reigning champion Liam MacDonald who sits on 899 points. Just 12 points behind is Chelsea Herbert on 887. For Herbert, it’s this final round that counts […]

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