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Final qualifying round of NZ Hillclimb Champs complete

January 28, 2020

This past weekend the South Otago Car Club hosted the second South Island Qualifying Round of the Motorsport New Zealand Goldstar Hillclimb Championship.  The two events were held around the Lawrence region, with Saturday’s Gravel event on Burma Road and Sunday's Seal event on Taupeka West Road. A big thanks to the South Otago Car Club and all the volunteers that..

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Three different winners at opening NZ Historic Touring Car series round

January 27, 2020

Ford Mondeo Super Tourer driver Scott O’Donnell made it three different winners from the three Archibald’s Historic Touring Car races at the opening round of the 2020 New Zealand series at the big Trust Aoraki Thunder Down Under motor racing meeting at Timaru’ Levels Raceway this afternoon. Fastest qualifier and Saturday race winner Stu Rogers (Nissan Skyline BN-R32 rep) was..

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Billy Frazer fires and falters in Formula Ford at Teretonga Park

January 27, 2020

Seventeen-year-old Pukekohe schoolboy Billy Frazer was the standout driver from the third round of the ITM NZ Formula Ford Championship. Held at Southland’s Teretonga Park, Frazer won the opening two races before missing the start of the final race. In qualifying on Saturday morning it was Taranaki’s Thomas Boniface who stole the Evolution Motorsport Pole Position from Marton teenager Kaleb..

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Robotham back on top of TR86 at Teretonga

January 26, 2020

Three superb races were the highlight of the third weekend of racing in the Best Bars Toyota 86 Championship and it was Australian ace Jaylyn Robotham who emerged from the intense heat and action at Teretonga Park to claim two wins from three, the round win and the series lead. Robotham, Campbell Stewart, Jaden Ransley and Peter Vodanovich set the..

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Liam puts the awesome back in Lawson after stellar feature race drive

January 26, 2020

New Zealand's Liam Lawson completed a solid weekend that hadn't got off to the greatest of starts with a lights-to-flag victory in the feature race at the second round of the Castrol Toyota Racing Series at Teretonga Park on Sunday. Second on the grid, Lawson timed the start in his Toyota FT-60 to perfection and simply drove away from pole..

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Billy Frazer wins again in tight Formula Ford battle

January 26, 2020

Billy Frazer has once again prevailed in the MSNZ ITM Formula Ford Championship at Teretonga Park. Frazer took a hotly contested race eight of the championship ahead of championship leader James Penrose and fellow rookie Thomas Boniface. Frazer and Penrose quickly engaged in an intense battle for the lead, breaking away from Boniface in third. The duo's tussling eventually allowed..

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Walls stuns Castrol TRS field with Teretonga pole position

January 26, 2020

Australian racer Jackson Walls turned the form book on its head in the second qualifying session at Teretonga to claim a sensational pole position for the feature race at the second round of the Castrol Toyota Racing series at Teretonga Park. The 17 year old - driving for in-form team mtec Motorsport - showed his hand late in the session..

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Chelsea Herbert forced out of Castrol TRS series

January 26, 2020

The Castrol Toyota Racing Series has this morning confirmed Chelsea Herbert's withdrawal from the remaining rounds of the 2020 championship as a result of a back injury sustained in an accident on Saturday. The 21-year-old Kiwi racer suffered an accident at the start of official qualifying at the Teretonga circuit at the second round of the five-week, five-round championship. Having..

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Historic Touring Cars entertain at Timaru

January 25, 2020

Fastest qualifier Stu Rogers (Nissan BN-R32 Gp A rep) won the first Archibald’s Historic Touring Car Series race of the 2020 season at the big Thunder Down Under motor racing meeting at Timaru’s Levels Raceway this afternoon; but not before he and eventual runner-up Arron Black (BMW E30 M3 Gp A) swapped the lead early on. Fellow Group A runner,..

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Robotham shines in Teretonga TR86 win

January 25, 2020

Australian Jaylyn Robotham converted pole position to a win at Teretonga Park after an epic battle in the first race of the weekend for the Best Bars Toyota 86 Championship. He was pushed hard all the way by Peter Vodanovich as an eight car battle for the lead slowly became a two car scrap which was ultimately won by the..

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