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Carters Tyres One Hour Series set to scorch Ruapuna

September 24, 2018

It’s another bumper field as the 2018 Carters Tyres One Hour Race Series heads into its second round at Mike Pero Motorsport Park Ruapuna on Saturday 29th September, with a field of nearly 50 cars set to take the starters lights. Entries have been received from all manner of machinery and range from late model factory race cars through to..

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DRAMA ALL THE WAY IN ENDURANCE RACE

September 16, 2018

The drama continued even after the chequered flag dropped in Saturday’s Carter’s Tyre Service South Island Endurance Series 3 Hour race at Teretonga Park in Invercargill. The sizeable crowd had witnessed Southlander Damon Leitch take the Aston Martin Vantage he shared with Tony Quinn across the line to win the race from Neil Foster and former NZ A1GP driver Jonny..

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Brother power push for the Dayle ITM Mike Racing Mercedes

September 16, 2018

The power of the Leitch brothers’ sibling bond was put to the ultimate test in the Carter’s Tyres South Island Endurance Series’ opening race, when Damon helped nudge Brendon’s stranded Dayle ITM Mercedes SLS AMG GT3 toward the finish line, to the delight of their hometown fans at Teretonga Park in Invercargill yesterday. Damon was acting with the permission of..

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Dayle ITM Mike Racing drivers raring to go in South Island Endurance opener

September 12, 2018

Sibling rivalry and a staunch male/female battle are on the cards for the Dayle ITM Mike Racing drivers Brendon Leitch and Christina Orr-West in the Carter’s Tyres South Island Endurance Series’ opening race at Teretonga Park on Saturday. While Invercargill-based Leitch will be facing down his big brother Damon, on their home track, New Zealand’s top female circuit racer Orr-West..

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Capacity field for SI Endurance opener at Teretonga

September 12, 2018

This Saturday September 15th will see a massive field of cars journey south to Teretonga Park, Invercargill for the opening round of the three round Carters Tyres One Hour Race Series. Run alongside the Carters Tyres South Island Endurance Series, the 2018 Series is again a qualifying series for the New Zealand One Hour Endurance Championship to be held at..

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Pilcher returns to the south

September 9, 2018

Nathan Pilcher will return to racing at Teretonga Park for the first time in more than two years when he competes in the opening round of the South Island Endurance Series at the Invercargill circuit next weekend. The former NZ Touring Car driver, who was based in the Central Southland town of Winton until moving north, has more recently been..

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Brothers to battle

September 9, 2018

A last minute arrangement will see top class Southland motor racing brothers, Brendon and Damon Leitch go into battle with each other at Teretonga Park on Saturday 15 September. After battling it out over the years against some of the worlds’ best up and coming young drivers in the Toyota Racing Series (TRS) both will race in the GT Class..

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Hot competition set for Teretonga this weekend

September 9, 2018

The 2018 Carters Tyres South Island Endurance Series explodes into life this weekend with its annual trip to the world’s southernmost race circuit at Teretonga Park, Invercargill for the opening round of its Three Round Series. With qualification for the New Zealand Endurance championships on the line as well as big prizemoney and more importantly Series bragging rights, fans are..

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South Island Endurance Series set for big year

August 7, 2018

With little more than a month to go until the South Island Endurance Series bursts into life, the popular series is set for another big year with some exciting entries set to line up and duke it out for the silverware. The series continues to enjoy the support of expanding Kiwi Tyre retailer Carters Tyre Service and will again be..

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