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Bucket List Item Ticked for Graeme Sinclair

25 May , 2016  

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For Gone Fishin’ host Graeme Sinclair, a ride in a V8 has been a bucket list item for a number of years. The host of one of New Zealand’s longest

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BNT NZ Touring Cars 2015/2016 Season Award Winners

4 May , 2016  

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Class One Champion – Simon Evans Class One Second Place – Tim Edgell Class One Third Place – Mitchell Cunningham   Class Two Champion – Brock Cooley Class Two Second

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COOLEY PUTS THE SEAL ON A GREAT SEASON

21 Apr , 2016  

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Wellington driver Brock Cooley put the seal on a successful season with another round win at the finale of the BNT NZ Touring Car Series at Pukekohe Park Raceway. Cooley

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Evans Wins at Rain Soaked Pukekohe

17 Apr , 2016  

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Simon Evans has clinched the round victory at a rain soaked Pukekohe today for the final round of the BNT NZ Touring Cars. Evans won Saturday’s opening race, and won

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Evans Wins While Rivals Clash

16 Apr , 2016  

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Simon Evans put on a dominant display in race one of the BNT NZ Touring Cars taking a lights to flag victory at Pukekohe today. Starting off pole position for

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Alexander Looks to Maintain Consistency Ahead of Pukekohe

13 Apr , 2016  

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On the eve of the final round of the championship, Tom Alexander is pretty happy with how his first BNT NZ Touring Car season has gone. Competing in class one

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Bumper Field Set for BNT NZ Touring Car Finale

12 Apr , 2016  

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A bumper field is set to line up on the grid for the seventh and final round of the BNT NZ Touring Cars this weekend at Pukekohe April 16-17. Spectators

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Confidence High for Ross Despite Engine Problems

11 Apr , 2016  

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Total Lubricants Nissan Altima driver Nick Ross will be looking to put a flurry of mechanical problems behind him when round seven of the BNT NZ Touring Cars heads to

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Pilot Brewery Reaches New Heights

4 Apr , 2016  

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The BNT NZ Touring Cars grid is plastered with company logo’s adorning the panels of competing cars. Some of those brands are widely and well known, others are new and

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Barry Ready for Class One

29 Mar , 2016  

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Reigning NZ V8 Ute Champion, Sam Barry will make the move to New Zealand’s premiere class in April, when he will drive the Richards Team Motorsport Toyota Camry in the

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Not So Average

10 Mar , 2016  

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While an increasing number of drivers in the BNT NZ Touring Car Championship are young guns looking to make their mark on the sport, there are a growing number of

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Ross Back in Championship Winning Car at Manfeild

22 Feb , 2016  

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Nick Ross clambered back into his championship winning car of the 2013-14 season after a significant parts failure in the Nissan on Friday forced the team into making the change

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COOLEY TAKES CLASS TWO CHAMPIONSHIP

17 Feb , 2016  

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Wellington driver Brock Cooley is the BNT NZ Touring Car Series Class 2 Champion! Cooley won the latest round of the series at Manfeild Park in Feilding at the weekend

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STATEMENT FROM BNT NZ TOURING CARS

15 Feb , 2016  

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At Manfeild Autocourse today (February 14, 2016), competitor Angus Fogg was issued with a number of penalties for breaking traction in the paddock area and directing his car at other

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Evans Claims BNT NZ Touring Cars Round Win at Manfeild – Takes Championship with One Round to Go

14 Feb , 2016  

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Simon Evans has claimed the round win in the BNT NZ Touring Cars at Manfeild this weekend and winning the class one championship with one round to go. Held in

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Heimgartner One to Watch as BNT NZ Touring Cars Head to Manfeild

9 Feb , 2016  

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Round six of the BNT NZ Touring Car Championship heads to Manfeild in Feilding this weekend and it’s not the championship leader that the crowd will have their eyes on.

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Brad Lathrope – Following the V8 Dream

9 Feb , 2016  

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A spot on the BNT NZ Touring Car grid is becoming more popular for young kiwi drivers wanting to cut their teeth in top level touring car racing as the

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Ross Holds Position After Team Saves Weekend

29 Jan , 2016  

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Nick Ross and Concept Motorsport were forced into adopting damage control at the fifth round of the BNT NZ Touring Cars, when he was unable to complete the qualification session and

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COOLEY EXTENDS CHAMPIONSHIP LEAD

26 Jan , 2016  

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Wellington driver Brock Cooley has extended his championship lead after winning the latest round of the BNT NZ Touring Car Series at Teretonga Park, Invercargill at the weekend. Cooley achieved

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Heimgartner Wins Round at Teretonga – Fogg Takes Feature Race Win

24 Jan , 2016  

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For the second consecutive weekend, Andre Heimgartner has taken the round win of the BNT NZ Touring Cars, by clinching victory at Teretonga where round five of the championship was

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Evans Still Leads BNT NZ Touring Cars – Local Drivers look to Shine at Teretonga

21 Jan , 2016  

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The BNT NZ Touring Car Championship heads further south this weekend, for round five of the series at the Teretonga circuit just outside of Invercargill. Round four held at Ruapuna

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Ross Moving in the Right Direction and Looking Forward to Teretonga

18 Jan , 2016  

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TOTAL Lubricants Nissan Altima driver Nick Ross feels very positive with how their campaign is going after the fourth round of the BNT NZ Touring Cars held at the Mike

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MACDONALD TAKES CLASS TWO ROUND WIN

18 Jan , 2016  

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Invercargill driver Liam MacDonald has taken a superb round win at Round 4 of the BNT NZ Touring Car Series at Mike Pero Motorsport Park at Ruapuna in Christchurch this

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Heimgartner Claims Ruapuna Round Win in BNT NZ Touring Cars

17 Jan , 2016  

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Andre Heimgartner has returned to the BNT NZ Touring Car Championship this weekend at Ruapuna in great style capturing the round win at the fourth event of the championship. Heimgartner

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Ross Enthusiastic After Improved Performance Found in Nissan Altima

15 Jan , 2016  

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Leading up to the South Island rounds of the BNT NZ Touring Cars Nick Ross is feeling very enthusiastic with the extra speed found in the TOTAL Lubricants Nissan Altima

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Aerodynamic Parity Adjustment for Class One BNT NZ Touring Cars

12 Jan , 2016  

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Category management for the BNT NZ Touring Car Championship has announced aerodynamic parity adjustments between its class one cars. After a recent test session at Hampton Downs, driver Andre Heimgartner

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PILCHER HEADS TO RUAPUNA WITH CONFIDENCE

12 Jan , 2016  

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Nathan Pilcher, formerly of Winton and now based in Dunedin, heads to Round 4 of the 2015/2016 BNT NZ Touring Car Series at Mike Pero Motorsport Park at Ruapuna near

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BNT NZ Touring Cars Head South – Evans Looks to Hold Championship Lead

11 Jan , 2016  

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BNT NZ Touring Car Championship leader Simon Evans will look to hold his lead as the series heads to the South Island this weekend, where round four will be held

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LIAM MACDONALD SEEKS ANOTHER PODIUM

11 Jan , 2016  

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Young Invercargill driver Liam MacDonald will be seeking another podium when he contests Round 4 of the BNT NZ Touring Car Championship at Mike Pero Motorsport Park at Ruapuna in Christchurch

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Clapperton and Team Kiwi Racing Ready for Journey South

11 Jan , 2016  

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Young South Island racer, Alyssa Clapperton, who stepped up to the highly competitive BNT NZ Touring Car Championship recently after being chosen by Team Kiwi Racing as their 2015/16 TKR

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Ross Getting Faster and Faster

11 Dec , 2015  

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After three rounds of the BNT NZ Touring Cars Championship season done TOTAL Lubricants Nissan Altima driver Nick Ross looks forward to the Christmas break before heading to the South

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Cooley Makes Statement at Hampton Downs Grabbing Class Two Round Win

1 Dec , 2015  

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Wellington racing driver Brock Cooley has taken his first round win in the BNT NZ Touring Car Series at Round 3 at Hampton Downs Motorsport Park in North Waikato at

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Moore takes Hampton Downs Round win in BNT NZ Touring Cars

30 Nov , 2015  

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Auckland driver Richard Moore has stared in his debut of the BNT NZ Touring Cars at Hampton Downs this weekend by taking the Class one round win in his Holden

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Murph’s Apprentice Returns to the Grid

28 Nov , 2015   Gallery

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Richard Moore will return to the drivers seat this weekend as he joins the BNT NZ Touring Car field for round three at Hampton Downs. A former frontrunner of the

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BNT NZ Touring Cars Head to Hampton Downs – Camry to Strike Back

24 Nov , 2015  

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It’s tight at the top of the BNT NZ Touring Cars point’s table after two rounds with 69 points separating the top four drivers as the championship heads to Hampton

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BNT NZ Touring Car Class two Growing in Popularity with Young Drivers

20 Nov , 2015  

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          A spot on the BNT NZ Touring Car grid is becoming more popular for young Australasian drivers wanting to cut their teeth in top level

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Ross Happy With Nissan Performance at Pukekohe

20 Nov , 2015  

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Nick Ross and the Concept Motorsport crew overcame the blowing of an engine in Saturday’s qualifying session to be back on the pace and running with the leaders for Sunday’s

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Pukekohe Round Win for Evans in BNT NZ Touring Cars

8 Nov , 2015  

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The sun shined, and fans were treated to a 22-car grid at round two of the BNT NZ Touring Cars championship held at Pukekohe over the weekend, running as the

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Edgell Ready to Strike Back at Pukekohe

8 Nov , 2015  

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Tim Edgell will be looking for redemption at Pukekohe this weekend after a character building opening round of the BNT NZ Touring Cars at Taupo last month. Having secured pole

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BNT NZ Touring Cars Drivers Ready Demanding Pukekohe Circuit

3 Nov , 2015   Gallery

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After a successful opening round at Taupo last month, the BNT NZ Touring Cars hit the track again this weekend as the main support act for the V8 Supercars at

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COOLEY EAGER TO RACE AS TOURING CAR SERIES HEADS TO PUKEKOHE

3 Nov , 2015   Gallery

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Fresh from his debut win in the BNT NZ Touring Car Series recently, Wellington driver Brock Cooley is eager to get back behind the wheel at New Zealand’s biggest motor

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TWO MINUTES WITH TOM ALEXANDER

3 Nov , 2015   Gallery

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The current New Zealand Toyota 86 champion, young kiwi driver Tom Alexander has made the recent step up to BNT NZ Touring Cars campaigning the Class one ENZED Holden Commodore.

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PILCHER HEADS FOR V8 SUPERCAR EVENT

30 Oct , 2015  

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Winton based NZ Touring Car driver Nathan Pilcher will be on the grid at next weekend’s ITM 500 at Pukekohe Park near Auckland. Pilcher will line up for the second round

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LIAM MACDONALD RETURNS TO NEW ZEALAND’S BIGGEST MOTOR RACE EVENT

30 Oct , 2015  

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Young Southland motor racing star, eighteen-year-old Liam MacDonald, will be part of the NZ Touring Car field at the massive ITM 500 V8 Supercar meeting at Pukekohe Park, south of

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Forgie Joins Foggy For BNT NZ Touring Car Championship

22 Oct , 2015   Gallery

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Angus Fogg Racing has announced experienced Queensland based Engineer Paul Forgie is to lead Fogg’s PropertyTutors Racing Team at the forthcoming BNT NZ Touring Car Championship. Fogg will race the

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BNT NZ Touring Cars Shine at Taupo – Bargwanna Takes Round Win

18 Oct , 2015  

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Premier motorsport in New Zealand is back on the right track following the opening round of the BNT NZ Touring Car Championship held at Taupo over the weekend. The opening

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BNT NZ Touring Cars Ready to Roar

16 Oct , 2015  

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BNT – the leading provider in New Zealand of replacement and aftermarket automotive spare parts and an established sponsor of V8 motor racing in the country – has been confirmed

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Lathrope to carry new Dayle ITM livery for NZ Touring Cars championship

15 Oct , 2015  

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Young Auckland V8 race car driver Brad Lathrope is fired up to commence battle in the opening round of the new-look New Zealand Touring Cars Championship at Taupo Motorsport Park

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Introducing Alyssa Clapperton

15 Oct , 2015   Gallery

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Young Dunedin racer Alyssa Clapperton is about to make her NZ Touring Car debut aboard the Team Kiwi Racing Class 2 Holden Commodore. We caught up with Alyssa before this

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Can’t Wait for Taupo Says 2013-14 Championship Winner

15 Oct , 2015  

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Championship winning driver Nick Ross cannot wait to get back behind the wheel of the TOTAL Lubricants Nissan Altima for the exciting debut round of the newly formed New Zealand

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Event 1 – Ssangyong Super Racing Weekend – featuring the NZ Touring Cars

1 Sep , 2015  

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 Event 1 – Ssangyong Super Racing Weekend October 17/18 Taupo Motorsport Park Circuit web site:  http://www.tauporacetrack.co.nz/     Classes Running   Ssangyong Actyon Race Series New Zealand Touring Cars UDC

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PREMIER RACING CALENDAR UNITES KIWI MOTORSPORT

23 Jun , 2015  

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Photo: Iain Whitaker New Zealand motor racing is in pole position for its best season in years after agreement was reached to unite the country’s racing series under one Premier

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New Tier 1 V8 Category Proposed for 2015/16 Calendar

16 Apr , 2015  

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Media Release Thursday 16 April 2015 New Tier 1 V8 Category Proposed for 2015/16 Calendar   The successful unification of NZV8 Touring Cars and NZV8 SuperTourers on the same grid

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Ross Wins NZV8 Touring Cars Final

16 Apr , 2015  

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Media Release Tuesday 14th April 2015 Nick Ross and Concept Motorsport NZV8 Touring Cars TLX Ross Wins NZV8 Touring Cars Final Cambridge driver Nick Ross took out the final round

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Bargs Wins Title While Weekend Astounding Success

13 Apr , 2015  

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Media release: Saturday 11th April 2015 NZV8 Touring Cars www.nzv8touringcars.co.nz Bargs Wins Title While Weekend Astounding Success While Kevin Williams claimed his title in the NZV8 Touring Cars TL Championship

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History is Made Today at Pukekohe

11 Apr , 2015  

An exciting full grid made up of V8ST Spec, NZV8 Touring Cars TLX and TL cars made for an incredibly exciting race today at Pukekohe Park Raceway

Media release: Saturday 11th April 2015 NZV8 Touring Cars www.nzv8touringcars.co.nz History is Made Today at Pukekohe History was made today at Pukekohe Park Raceway when for the first time 14

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The Start of a New Era for V8s in NZ Motorsport

10 Apr , 2015  

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Media release: Friday 10th April 2015 NZV8 Touring Cars www.nzv8touringcars.co.nz The Start of a New Era for V8s in NZ Motorsport The excitement of the NZV8 Touring Cars is sure

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Unprecedented Situation Throws Up Unknowns for Defending Champion

4 Apr , 2015  

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The weekend of 11-12 April brings the NZV8 Touring Cars together again for the final round of the 2014-15 season held at Pukekohe Park Raceway. Nick Ross and the Concept

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NZV8 Touring Cars Line Up With Super Tourers

20 Mar , 2015  

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Media release: Thursday 19th March 2015 NZV8 Touring Cars www.nzv8touringcars.co.nz NZV8 Touring Cars Line Up With Super Tourers The NZV8 Touring Cars have confirmed they will be joining the NZ

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Bargwanna Wins Jason Richards Memorial Trophy Williams Wins TL Championship

15 Feb , 2015  

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Bargwanna Wins Jason Richards Memorial Trophy Williams Wins TL Championship Jason Bargwanna won the Jason Richards Memorial Trophy today at Manfeild Autocourse after a blinding pitstop placed him ahead of

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WIlliams On Brink of Championship Win

15 Feb , 2015  

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Media release: Saturday 14th February 2015 NZV8 Touring Cars www.nzv8touringcars.co.nz WIlliams On Brink of Championship Win After yet another race win today in the NZV8 Touring Cars TL Championship, Auckland

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I Want it Back Says Ross

13 Feb , 2015  

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Media Release Friday 13th February 2015 Nick Ross and Concept Motorsport NZV8 Touring Cars TLX I Want it Back Says Ross Arriving at Manfeild Autocourse this weekend for the fifth

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McLaughlin Takes On TLX Champions in NZV8 Touring Cars

10 Feb , 2015  

Lower Hutt driver James McLaughlin moving up from the NZV8 Touring Cars TL to take on the fast paced TLX category

Media release: Tuesday 10th February 2015 NZV8 Touring Cars www.nzv8touringcars.co.nz McLaughlin Takes On TLX Champions in NZV8 Touring Cars Talented NZV8 Touring Cars driver James McLaughlin rejoins the season this

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NZV8 Touring Cars Head to Manfeild for Action Packed Penultimate Round

5 Feb , 2015  

Craig Baird and Team Kiwi Racing will be pushing hard to close the gap on Kevin Williams at Manfeild Autocourse

Media release: Thursday 5th February 2015 NZV8 Touring Cars www.nzv8touringcars.co.nz NZV8 Touring Cars Head to Manfeild for Action Packed Penultimate Round Next weekend sees the fith and penultimate round of

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More Wins To Come as Nissan Closes In

27 Jan , 2015  

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A race win for defending champion Nick Ross at Teretonga Park over the weekend shows that the Concept Motorsport Team are achieving their goal of bringing the new Nissan Altima

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Team Kiwi Racing (TKR) Homeward Bound

27 Jan , 2015  

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TEAM KIWI RACING (TKR) HOMEWARD BOUND. Team Kiwi Racing (TKR) load their 40ft container for the trip from Invercargill to Auckland. Despite the disappointment with the engine failure in Christchurch

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Williams and Bargwanna Hold Off Challengers to Remain on Top

25 Jan , 2015  

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Auckland driver Kevin Williams held off stiff challengers Jamie Gaskin from Wellington and Invercargill’s Liam McDonald as the NZV8 Touring Cars TL Championship toured the South Island over two rounds

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No Time Wasted by Team Kiwi Racing Crew in Invercargill

24 Jan , 2015  

Craig Baird now driving for Team Kiwi Racing is one of two ex-V8 Supercar drivers in the NZV8 Touring Cars field at Teretonga Park this weekend

Team Kiwi Racing have wasted no time in starting preparations for the next round of the NZV8 Touring Car TL Championship in three weeks time. Following a tough week down

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NZV8 Touring Car Drivers Win Again

24 Jan , 2015  

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Media release: Friday 24th January 2015 NZV8 Touring Cars www.nzv8touringcars.co.nz NZV8 Touring Car Drivers Win Again The two leading drivers in the NZV8 Touring Cars TLX and TL Championship each

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Ross and Williams Fastest at Teretonga in Friday Testing

23 Jan , 2015  

Nick Ross (left) and Kevin Williams (right) were quickest today in their respective testing sessions of the NZV8 Touring Cars TLX and TL categories

Media release: Friday 23rd January 2015 NZV8 Touring Cars www.nzv8touringcars.co.nz Ross and Williams Fastest at Teretonga in Friday Testing Defending champion Nick Ross has put in the fastest lap at

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Ross Expects TLX Battle To Heat Up

23 Jan , 2015  

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With the NZV8 Touring Cars series now past the halfway point and every single point becoming ever more significant, defending champion Nick Ross will be looking at Teretonga Park for

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NZV8 Touring Cars Promise Excitement at Teretonga Park This Weekend

22 Jan , 2015  

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Media release: Thursday 22nd January 2015 NZV8 Touring Cars www.nzv8touringcars.co.nz NZV8 Touring Cars Promise Excitement at Teretonga Park This Weekend If last year is anything to go by when the