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Prize pool offers big step towards Supercars dream for young NZ drivers

September 19, 2018

A career in Supercars could be one step closer for two young Kiwi racers after Toyota Racing New Zealand confirmed its best ever prize pool for the forthcoming Toyota 86 Championship. The prizes offer the chance for two drivers not only to make a big step forward in their racing careers but also to catch the eye of the Supercars..

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Ashley Forest Rallysprint live for first time in over 30 years

September 18, 2018

The iconic Ashley Forest Rallysprint will be streamed live this weekend for the first time in more than 30 years. While it won't be a big television production of previous live telecasts, a mulit-camera live-stream feed will be available during the two days of competition and for the knock-out finals on Sunday afternoon. The live-streaming is the brainchild of MoMac Socialising Media..

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Club car proves its worth

September 18, 2018

The opening round of the Southland Sports Car Club’s annual ClubSport Championship at Teretonga Park recently proved the worth of the club’s new club car. The championship and the Toyota Levin club car are both supported by Evolution Motorsport and the club is making the car available to competitors at each round (by prior arrangement). At the opening round, siblings..

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Last hurrah for Australian GTs at Hampton Downs

September 18, 2018

The Australian GT Championship returns to New Zealand next month for the Laser Plumbing & Electrical Hampton Downs 500 from October 13-14. It’s the third year in a row the Waikato track has hosted the cars and stars of the Australian GT Championship and it’s the last time for the foreseeable future, says Hampton Downs owner Tony Quinn. “We’ve had..

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Ashley Forest more unfinished business for Paddon

September 18, 2018

It’s only 1.7 kilometres of gravel road in a forest near Rangiora in North Canterbury, but the iconic Ashley Forest Rallysprint represents unfinished business for Kiwi rally star Hayden Paddon. Fresh from securing a hard-fought third place at Rally Turkey on 16 September, Paddon is homeward bound ready to get behind the wheel of his New Zealand-built Hyundai i20 AP4+,..

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Dixon a hero of New Zealand motorsport

September 17, 2018

Scott Dixon’s fifth IndyCar Series championship adds another layer to his hero status in New Zealand motorsport. The race driver originally from Manurewa ran a steady, mistake-free race to finish second in the IndyCar season finale, the Grand Prix of Sonoma, to race winner Ryan Hunter-Reay. The result was more than enough to give the No. 9 PNC Bank Chip..

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Top five finish highlights Conrad Clark’s up and down weekend

September 17, 2018

An up and down weekend at the New Jersey Motorsport Park for Taupō racer Conrad Clark has seen him move into the top ten of the Formula 4 United States Championship after recording a season-best fifth position. After making great progress at previous events, the 15-year-old started his weekend strongly in practice. Although he was unable to set a competitive..

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Toyota FT-50 test in New Zealand on offer to Australian F4 Ace

September 17, 2018

A joint initiative between Toyota Racing New Zealand and CAMS (Confederation of Australian Motorsport) will build closer links across the Tasman and give the driver with the best form over the last two rounds of the CAMS PAYCE Formula 4 Championship the opportunity to test Toyota's FT-50 single seater racing car at Hampton Downs in December. The driver from the..

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Holder and Farmer finish Rally Turkey at speed

September 17, 2018

New Zealanders Dave Holder and Jason Farmer have finished Rally Turkey, their final event of their debut FIA Junior World Rally Championship season, with two stage wins, the honour of being the fastest JWRC crew for Sunday, and a seventh-place finish in their class for the rally. Of Sunday’s very encouraging results, Holder says: “It was a pretty successful day..

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Finely-judged third for Paddon in Turkey

September 17, 2018

Kiwi rally driver Hayden Paddon has secured his first podium finish of the 2018 World Rally Championship season in Turkey. With his British co-driver Seb Marshall, Paddon stuck to their plan of being consistently fast and clean to finish Rally Turkey with a strong result for Hyundai Motorsport and bring home his seventh WRC career podium finish. The 13-16 September..

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