Posts Tagged ‘Pukekohe’

Speed and Consistency Improving for Lathrope

As round two of the BNT V8s wrapped up this weekend at Pukekohe, driver Brad Lathrope left the track having improved his consistency and speed in the Dayle ITM #73 Ford Falcon super tourer. Returning to the southern Auckland circuit that hosted round one last month, was a chance for Brad to get some more…

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Ross Salvages Podium Finish in BNT V8s

Nick Ross has finished round two of the BNT V8s Championship at Pukekohe in third place overall for the weekend. Going into the weekend as the Championship leader with a narrow points lead over Australian driver Jack Smith, Ross qualified his Total Lubricants Nissan Altima in second place just 0.133 of a second behind his…

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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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Weekend of Learnings for Brad Lathrope

The first weekend of any race championship is a time for settling back into the swing of driving at full pace and Auckland BNT V8 driver Brad Lathrope will take away some good learnings from the opening round at Pukekohe. Driving his Dayle ITM #73 Ford Falcon super tourer in Class One for the ITM…

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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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Smith Wins BNT V8s Season Opener

Australian driver Jack Smith has taken the first win of the season at the opening round of the BNT V8s at Pukekohe today. Starting from pole position, Smith lost the lead to Nick Ross in his Total Lubricants Nissan Altima off the start, with the Cambridge driver leading for much of the race. A safety…

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Contenders Line Up in BNT V8s

It will be anyone’s title when the BNT V8s Championship gets underway this weekend at Pukekohe for the ITM V8 Supersprint. With plenty of returning faces, there are a number of new drivers looking to make their debut in the championship. Championship veteran Nick Ross and his Total Lubricants Nissan Altima return again for the…

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Grove Reveals Striking Look for Toyota Camry

Brenton Grove has revealed the Toyota Camry he will race with Richards Team Motorsport when the BNT V8s Championship gets underway this weekend at Pukekohe. The 21-year-old from Australia will enjoy backing from Tiger Building Systems and Grove Group during the six round BNT V8 Championship.  Grove will be part of a three car effort…

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