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Smith Takes Opening Win of the Weekend at Teretonga in BNT V8s

January 19, 2019

Jack Smith has taken victory in the first race of the weekend, at Round Four of the BNT V8s Championship at Teretonga near Invercargill today. The young Australian lead the race from the green light, having started from pole position and largely remained unchallenged and lead home countryman Brenton Grove, with Kiwi Nick Ross coming home in third. With qualifying..

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BNT V8 Teams Repaired Ahead of Teretonga Weekend

January 18, 2019

The BNT V8s Championship begins the second leg of back-to-back South Island events when Round Four gets underway at Teretonga this weekend. With racing finishing last Sunday afternoon at Highlands Motorsport Park at Cromwell, it meant a tight turn around for many teams to prepare their cars in time for first practice this Friday. Many teams suffered reasonably significant damage..

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Clean Sweep for Smith at Highlands in BNT V8s

January 13, 2019

Australian driver Jack Smith has won the third round of the BNT V8s at Highlands Motorsport Park this weekend, taking wins in all three races. Race two of the weekend held this morning saw Brenton Grove finish second in his Richards Team Motorsport Toyota Camry with Brad Lathrope in his Ford Falcon finishing third behind the fast Australian. Race three..

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Smith Wins in the Highlands Heat

January 12, 2019

Australian driver Jack Smith has won the opening race of the BNT V8s Championship at Highlands Motorsport Park near Cromwell today. Racing in hot conditions, Smith, driving his Holden Commodore converted his pole position start into the race win for the 12-lap encounter, finishing with a healthy margin over fellow Australian racer, Brenton Grove in a Toyota Camry. First of..

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Highlands to Provide Field Leveller in BNT V8s

January 10, 2019

With the Xmas break behind them, drivers in the BNT V8s Championship are preparing for round three of the season, and for many of them, a new circuit. It is the first time that the BNT V8s Championship will visit the 4.1km Highlands Motorsport Park circuit near Cromwell this coming weekend, January 12 & 13. In Class One of the..

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Gen II BNT V8s Start to Take Shape

December 20, 2018

The future direction of the BNT V8s Championship is starting to take shape with preliminary details about the championship's future physical Gen II guise starting to emerge. The BNT V8 Gen II platform will see two-door vehicles such as Chevrolet Camaro, Ford Mustang and Dodge Challenger become eligible to compete in the championship from next season. “A lot of time..

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Ross Salvages Podium Finish in BNT V8s

December 10, 2018

Nick Ross has finished round two of the BNT V8s Championship at Pukekohe in third place overall for the weekend.   Going into the weekend as the Championship leader with a narrow points lead over Australian driver Jack Smith, Ross qualified his Total Lubricants Nissan Altima in second place just 0.133 of a second behind his rival Smith.   Though..

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Jack Smith Takes Round Win and Championship Lead in BNT V8s

December 9, 2018

Australian driver Jack Smith has taken the lead of the BNT V8s Championship at Pukekohe this weekend, by notching up two wins and a second placing in his SCT Logistics/Supercheap Auto Holden Commodore. Smith qualfied on pole in Class One of the Championship and backed up yesterdays win, with another victory in race two and second place in the final..

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Jack Smith Takes Opening Win at Round Two of BNT V8s

December 8, 2018

Australian driver Jack Smith has won the first race of the weekend at Round Two of the BNT V8s Championship held at Pukekohe this afternoon. Starting from pole position, Smith lost the lead to Nick Ross in his Total Lubricants Nissan Altima on lap two, and losing a further place to his countryman Brenton Grove a few turns later. The..

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Championship Leader Focussed on Race Wins in BNT V8s

December 7, 2018

As round two of the BNT V8s gets underway this weekend at Pukekohe, championship leader Nick Ross says he’s ready to keep pushing and to hopefully extend his points lead.   “I’ve never come out of the season opener leading the championship before. So, the approach is to get out there and win more races,” said Ross.   Ross currently..

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