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MILES AND BLACK SHARE HISTORIC TOURING CAR SERIES SPOILS AT FINAL ROUND

February 17, 2019

BMW drivers Bruce Miles (E36 320i Super Tourer) and Arron Black (E30 M3 Gp A) shared the spoils at the final round of this year’s Archibalds Historic Touring Car Series (HTC) at the annual Evolution Motorsport Classic SpeedFest at Invercargill’s Teretonga Park over the weekend. Dunedin ace Black qualified quickest and won the first of the three Cooke Howlison BMW-backed..

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FORMULA 5000 CARS LOWER LAP RECORDS AT TERETONGA PARK

February 17, 2019

The lap record took a beating in the Formula Libre races at the Evolution Motorsport Classic SpeedFest at Teretonga Park in Invercargill this weekend. Former Southlander LeRoy Stevenson began the weekend in the Powderline sponsored class by winning the first two races in a Formula 5000 Leda LT27, breaking both the Formula Libre and Classic Single Seater lap record with..

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GREAT START TO CLASSIC RACING AT TERETONGA PARK

February 16, 2019

Spectators at Teretonga Park were treated to some good racing during the opening day of competition at the Evolution Motorsport Classic SpeedFest at Teretonga Park in Invercargill today. There was much interest in the appearance of three Formula 5000 cars in the Powderline Formula Libre class and LeRoy Stevenson of Queenstown won both of today’s races in one of them..

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Paddon Rallysport sets up new base at Highlands Motorsport Park

February 15, 2019

This year brings a new era for Paddon Rallysport as the team behind Kiwi rally star Hayden Paddon embarks on fresh plans with an international focus from their new base at Highlands Motorsport Park in Central Otago, New Zealand. The first step has been for the team to lease a state-of-the-art workshop at Highlands, right near the pit straight of..

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INTERNATIONAL CLASSIC MOTOR RACING AT TERETONGA PARK

February 14, 2019

Cars and drivers from around the world are set to descend on Teretonga Park in Invercargill this weekend for one of the most popular events of the season – the Evolution Motorsport Classic SpeedFest. SpeedFest never fails to bring a fantastic array of rare, historic and exotic race cars from all over the world to Teretonga where they not only..

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Podjursky completes near perfect round at Manfeild

February 12, 2019

Taranaki teen Matthew Podjursky, 19, has completed a near-perfect weekend in Class 2 of the BNT V8s Championship at Manfeild Circuit Chris Amon. New Zealand’s premier tin-top racing category held their penultimate round of the 2018/19 season over the weekend as a support series to the New Zealand Grand Prix event. Competing in Class 2 of the championship was Matthew..

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Armstrong holds his own till the end

February 12, 2019

Reaching the climax of one of the most exciting seasons in recent history, Manfeild played host to the final round of Toyota Racing Series this weekend, in which Marcus Armstrong fought until the very end. In a battle that came down to the final chequered flag, Marcus narrowly missed out on the title, but showcased his supreme skill once again...

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“The Car is fast again” Connor Adam finds speed again at Manfeild

February 11, 2019

20-year-old Mount Albert driver Connor Adam has left the Round five of the 2018/19 Toyota 86 Championship feeling confident after regaining the speed he had shown in the early part of the season. Competing at Manfeild Circuit Chris Amon over the weekend in support of the New Zealand Grand Prix event, Adam and his team showed their true pace from..

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Manfeild creates challenges for Lathrope

February 11, 2019

BNT V8 driver Brad Lathrope relished the challenge of racing at Manfeild Circuit Chris Amon at Feilding this weekend. “I really enjoy racing down here, Manfeild is a fun track. It looks easy on paper but it’s actually quite technical. If you can get it right and flow all the corners together it’s wicked,” Brad says. His Dayle ITM #73..

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Hendl-Cox storms ahead in Formula First Championship

February 11, 2019

Whakatane’s Reece Hendl-Cox, 19, has stormed ahead in the 2018/19 Hi-Q Components NZ Formula First Championship after taking two race wins at Round four of the series at the New Zealand Grand Prix meeting at Manfeild. Series returnee Brody McConkey, 20, from the Kapiti Coast, topped Saturday morning’s 15-minutes qualifying session. Championship leader Hendl-Cox set the second fastest time, just..

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