Posts Tagged ‘Class two’

Podjursky Completes Near Perfect Round At Manfeild

Taranaki teen Matthew Podjursky, 19, has completed a near-perfect weekend in Class 2 of the BNT V8 Championship at Manfeild Circuit Chris Amon. New Zealand’s premier tin-top racing category held their penultimate round of the 2018/19 season over the weekend as a support series to the New Zealand Grand Prix event. Competing in Class 2…

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Tight at the Top in BNT V8s

There is still plenty to play for in the BNT V8s Championship when round five at Manfeild Circuit Chris Amon gets underway this weekend. After four rounds, Jack Smith sits at the top of the point’s table on 801 points. Nick Ross is 39 points behind on 762, with Lance Hughes in third on 611.…

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Gull Poles for Smith and Podjursky

Jack Smith has continued his dominance in the BNT V8s, taking pole position by nearly one second over Brenton Grove. Grove was the initial pace setter in his Toyota Camry but was pipped by both Nick Ross and fellow countryman Jack Smith. Smith held a 1.2-second advantage over Ross and Grove with five minutes on…

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BNT V8 Teams Repaired Ahead of Teretonga Weekend

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…

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Smith & Podjursky Take Gull Poles at Highlands

Australian driver Jack Smith dominated qualifying for the BNT V8s at Highlands Motorsport Park, taking the Gull pole position by 1.6 seconds. The session was brought to a halt when Brenton Grove stopped out on track at the Turn 14 hairpin. Grove had been the quickest man on track with a 1:39-flat, but because he…

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Highlands to Provide Field Leveller in BNT V8s

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.…

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Jack Smith Takes Opening Win at Round Two of BNT V8s

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…

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Smith and Ashwell Take Gull Poles at Pukekoke

Following the qualifying session at Pukekohe for Round Two of the BNT V8s, Jack Smith has taken pole position for Race One in Class One from Nick Ross and Brenton Grove. Ross set out to dominate early on, however Smith started to find his rhythm by cracking into the low 1.06’s before eventually finding his…

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Championship Leader Focussed on Race Wins in BNT V8s

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…

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Drivers to Vie for Jason Richards Memorial Trophy

Drivers in the BNT V8s Championship will compete for a special trophy, when the series visits the South Island in January. Jason Richards was a well-regarded driver by his peers on both sides of the Tasman and competed in the Australian Supercars Championship for ten years, before passing away from adrenocortical carcinoma – an aggressive…

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