Posts Tagged ‘Justin Ashwell.’

Hughes Takes Opening Win in BNT V8s at Hampton Downs

Holden driver Lance Hughes has taken his first win the BNT V8s 2018/19 Championship at Hampton Downs today. Clinching the Gull pole position earlier today, Hughes lead from start to finish over the 16-lap encounter, was followed to the line by Toyota driver Brenton Grove, while there was plenty of action behind. Hughes’ Hamilton Motorsports…

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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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Nick Ross Comes Out on Top at Pukekohe – Takes Championship Lead

Cambridge V8 driver Nick Ross has taken the lead of the BNT V8s Championship at Pukekohe this weekend, taking two wins and a second placing. Ross and his Total Lubricants Nissan Altima finished second in the opening race of the weekend behind Australian Jack Smith, before leading the young Aussie home in the final two…

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Championship Podium Finish the Focus for Ashwell

A championship podium finish is the aim for Christchurch driver Justin Ashwell in class two of the BNT V8s this season. “We had a mixed season last year. We completed all rounds with no DNF’s and no penalties, we just didn’t have car speed,” said Ashwell. During the off season break, Ashwell says he and…

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Timperley Eyeing Top Rookie in BNT V8s

As round two of the BNT V8s gets underway at Ruapuna this weekend, class two rookie Brock Timperley has his eye on not only another race win but also focussing on rookie of the year. In the championship standings, Timperley is placed fifth just four points behind fellow rookie Justin Ashwell. Timperley saying that grabbing…

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Christchurch Rookie Looking to Capitalise at Home Track

When round three of the BNT V8s gets underway at Ruapuna next week (January 13-14), local driver Justin Ashwell will be looking to get himself further up the grid by the end of the weekend. Sitting fourth in class two points and the highest placed of the rookie drivers the 38-year old is pleased with…

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Bargwanna Takes Round Win at Wet Teretonga

In atrocious track conditions, Jason Bargwanna has come out on top, taking the round win in the BNT NZ Touring Car Championship at Teretonga this weekend. Turning on an epic battle and providing the best racing of the season, Bargwanna claimed a win and two second place finishes, enough to give him a points advantage…

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Evans Wins Opener at Ruapuna – Fierce Battle for Win in Class Two

Simon Evans has won the opening race of the weekend at round three of the BNT NZ Touring Cars at Ruapuna this afternoon. Competitors battled hot conditions at the Ruapuna circuit, with all drivers having to roll the dice and select the right starting tyre pressures for the 12-lap encounter. Starting from pole position, Evans…

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