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NZ Endurance title to be decided at Highlands

November 6, 2018

Bragging rights and national titles are at stake when Highlands hosts some of the fastest cars in the country at the 2018/19 Carters Tyre Service New Zealand Endurance Championship (NZEC) on Saturday, November 24. The top 20 cars from the North and South Island Endurance Series’ have been invited to compete in the 'winner takes all' finale. “There’s a massive..

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Whittaker wins as Henderson claims his second One Hour SI Endurance Series title

October 14, 2018

Chris Henderson has won the Carter’s Tyres One Hour South Island Endurance Series after finishing second in the third and final round at Timaru International Raceway on Saturday. Matt Whittaker (Gen2 Porsche 991) won the 60 min race from Henderson (Toyota AE86 V8,) and Rowan Shepherd (Porsche 997 GT3 Cup). Having won the 2017 series, Henderson was not expecting a..

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Three from three gives Neil Foster the Carter’s Tyres SI Three Hour Endurance Series title

October 14, 2018

Neil Foster has won the 2018 Carter’s Tyres South Island Endurance Series Three Hour title after claiming his third-round victory at Timaru International Raceway on Saturday.  Foster’s Audi R8 LMS GT3 won all three Series races along with co-drivers Jonny Reid (round 1 & 2) and Gene Rollinson (round 3). Second home at the Timaru round was the Series sponsor’s..

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Exciting SI Endurance Series action anticipated for Levels

October 8, 2018

The Carters Tyres One Hour Race Series hits Timaru’s Levels Raceway this Saturday with a full field of 42 cars set to take the grid on the tight and technical Levels circuit. This has all the makings of another terrific race as teams chase the last available points in both overall and class standings and just like both previous rounds..

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Two from two for Foster/Reid Audi in Southern endurance battle

September 28, 2018

A second win in the Carter’s Tyres South Island Endurance Series Three Hour race for the Neil Foster/Jonny Reid Audi R8 was the result of a hard-fought battle at the Mike Pero Motorsport Park just outside of Christchurch on Saturday. Taking the win was never certain until the drop of the chequered flag with pressure from the second placed Aston..

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Whittaker dominates One Hour SI Endurance race in Christchurch

September 28, 2018

A five-second penalty was not enough to make a dent in the win by Mark Whittaker at the second round of the One Hour Carter’s Tyres South Island Endurance Series. Adjudged to have followed an incorrect restart procedure, Whittaker still won comfortably by 17 seconds from BNT V8s driver Nick Ross (Ford Boss Mustang) ahead of Rowan Shepherd (Porsche 997..

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Carters Tyres SI Endurance Series invades Ruapuna this weekend

September 26, 2018

The Carters Tyres SI Endurance Series hits Christchurch’s Mike Pero Motorsport Park at Ruapuna this Saturday with nearly all of the top teams, drivers and cars in NZ Endurance racing set to battle it out in the annual SIERDC 3 hour endurance race. At the Series opener earlier this month fans witnessed an incredibly fast paced race with a dramatic..

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Dayle ITM Mike Racing has reset for the South Island Endurance Series’ round two

September 26, 2018

After the high of a third place, followed by the low of a disqualification for external help on the Teretonga Park track a fortnight ago, the Dayle ITM Mike Racing team are determined to focus on the positive heading into this Saturday’s second round of the Carter’s Tyres South Island Endurance Series. Team drivers Christina Orr-West and Brendon Leitch have..

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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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