Posts Tagged ‘Matt Podjursky’

Lance Hughes Takes Gull Pole Position at Hampton Downs

Lance Hughes has clinched the Gull Pole Position for race one of the BNT V8s at Hampton Downs with a 01:14.172 just ahead of his teammate and championship leader Jack Smith. A well and truly wet circuit greeted the BNT V8s field for their qualifying session, though a late breakthrough of sunshine granted some late runners…

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Smith in Box Seat to Clinch BNT V8 Title

With one round remaining at Hampton Downs this coming weekend, there are 225 points up for grabs across the final three races of the BNT V8 season, with Holden driver Jack Smith looking to be the championship favourite. Australian, Smith, holds the BNT V8s Championship lead with 1018 points, 114 clear of the Nissan Altima…

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Smith Takes Round 5 Win at Manfeild in BNT V8s

Australian driver Jack Smith has taken the round win at Manfeild Circuit Chris Amon at Feilding this weekend. Race two of the weekend held on Sunday morning was won by Smith, with Nick Ross and Lance Hughes rounding out the podium. Smith and the Nissan of Nick Ross battled throughout the race, before a decisive…

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Gull Poles for Smith & Podjursky at Manfeild

Jack Smith has continued his dominance in the BNT V8s, taking Gull Pole Position by 0.289 over the Nissan Altima Nick Ross. The Championship leader set his time 01:08.404 in his Holden Commodore on the second leg of the qualifying session having pitted for a fresh set of green tyres. The third spot on the…

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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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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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