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Weekend of learning for Davison

November 12, 2018

It was a weekend of learning for 13-year-old Toyota 86 Championship driver Connor Davison of Cambridge, following the first round at Pukekohe last weekend. Davison’s weekend was hampered early on by a small crash in qualifying, meaning he had to start from the back of the grid for the first race. But despite the error, Davison says it is all..

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Adam takes early points lead in Toyota 86 Championship

November 4, 2018

Connor Adam has won the first round of the 2018-2019 Toyota 86 Championship after an intense weekend of racing that brought two wins and a second place for the Post Haste-backed International Motorsport racer. Three fiercely contested races went largely incident free and produced some of the best racing of the Supercar Championship curtain raiser for the Toyota series in..

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Connor Adam resists the pressure to win Race 1

November 3, 2018

Connor Adam got his Toyota 86 Championship campaign off to the best possible start with a lights-to-flag victory in the first race of the season at Pukekohe Park. It wasn't an easy victory however, as the Post Haste-backed International Motorsport driver came under intense pressure during the race from both pole position holder Jordan Baldwin and Jaden Ransley. Adam made..

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Best ever field in Toyota 86 Championship set to thrill Supercars crowd

October 31, 2018

One of the most open New Zealand motorsport championships for years will blast off this coming weekend at the ITM Auckland SuperSprint at Pukekohe Park Raceway and a full grid of up and coming racers are aiming to make their mark early in the Toyota 86 Championship. Now in its fifth season, the forthcoming Toyota 86 Championship will also be..

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Austin adds international flavour to Toyota 86 championship

October 15, 2018

The draw of home and the desire to test his competitiveness against the best up and coming talent in New Zealand were enough to convince Australian-based Kiwi Tony Austin to commit to the Toyota 86 Championship. The draw of home and the desire to test his competitiveness against the best up and coming talent in New Zealand were enough to..

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Speedway star Stewart joins race for the next Toyota 86 title

October 10, 2018

Taranaki 18 year old Campbell Stewart is the latest young driver to sign up for the 2018-2019 Toyota 86 Championship and the speedway ace will add yet another dimension to a series already brimming with talent. Three successful years in Ministocks from the age of 12 were followed by a step up to a 400 horsepower Midget at the age..

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Gilchrist leaving no stone unturned in first full season of Toyota 86

October 8, 2018

He may be one of the youngest competitors at just over 15 years of age, but young gun Brock Gilchrist is piecing together a very professional campaign as he aims to be the top rookie - and may be just a little more - in this coming season's Toyota 86 Championship. Auckland driver Gilchrist will be competing in only his..

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Sam has the Wright stuff for a Championship challenge

October 5, 2018

Up and coming racer Sam Wright is putting the final touches to his preparations for the 2018-2019 Toyota 86 Championship and focussing firmly on having a successful season. Wright launched his campaign at the TR86 category pre-season media and test day at Hampton Downs this week, completing a significant number of testing laps as fifteen confirmed drivers of what will..

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Toyota 86 Championship welcomes youngest ever competitor

September 28, 2018

Cambridge youngster Connor Davison is the latest up and coming motorsport talent to confirm his entry for the 2018-2019 Toyota 86 Championship and it’s the start of what he hopes will be a productive period in the category as he transitions from karts to cars. His first test in a Toyota 86 was almost a year ago and he’s clocked..

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Tony Quinn backs Waikato motorsport prospect

September 28, 2018

Hampton Downs and Highlands owner Tony Quinn is looking forward to following the career of Connor Davison who’s been handpicked as the first driver to benefit from a new motorsport foundation. The 13-year-old from Cambridge makes his debut in the Toyota 86 Series in November and Quinn is excited about his potential. “I don't want to put the weight of..

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