Posts Tagged ‘Taupo.’

Smith Eyeing More Podiums in BNT V8s

Australian driver Jack Smith could be set to become a contender as round three of the BNT V8’s gets underway at Ruapuna this weekend. With tricky and wet conditions conditions greeting competitors and Smith on his debut at round one at Pukekohe, the 2017 Kumho V8 Touring Car Champion came to grips with his new…

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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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Herbert Aiming for More Race Wins at Ruapuna

Following her breakthrough race win at round two of the BNT V8s at Taupo last month, Chelsea Herbert says the history making achievement in being the first female to win a New Zealand Touring Car race will give her a boost ahead of round three at Ruapuna this weekend. “My first win in the BNT…

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More Learning Required for Lathrope

More learning is required for Brad Lathrope as he figures out the intricacies of his Class One Ford Falcon, following round two of the BNT V8s at Taupo last weekend. After the mechanical gremlins at the start of round one and a race ending collision by the end of it, Lathrope came to Taupo with consistency on…

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Early Win for Timperley in BNT V8s

Just six races into the championship, class two rookie Brock Timperley scored his first win at Taupo’s round two of the BNT V8s in what a challenging weekend for all competitors. Stepping up from the Mazda Pro 7 Championship, Timperley says coming into the class he didn’t think a win would come so soon, however…

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Second Overall for Heimgartner at Taupo

Andre Heimgartner claimed second overall at round two of the BNT V8s in Taupo at the weekend. Heimgartner – who last week announced he will drive with Nissan Motorsport in the 2018 Supercars season – finished just five points behind his Richards Team Motorsport teammate Jason Bargwanna for a good result on what was a…

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Third Place for Nick Ross at Taupo BNT V8s

Cambridge driver Nick Ross has come away from round two of the BNT V8s at Taupo third overall. Qualifying fourth, across the weekend’s three races Ross took his Total Lubricants Nissan Altima to fourth place in race one, a second place in race two, and third in the final encounter of the weekend. The results…

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Another Round Win for MacDonald

Invercargill racing driver Liam MacDonald has scored another round win in Class 2 of the BNT V8’s Championship at Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park in Taupo this weekend. To do so he had to overcome a fuel problem in the opening race of the round on Saturday which had dropped him down the order late in…

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Bargwanna Takes Round Honours at Taupo

Australian driver, Jason Bargwanna has taken his Tiger Building Systems Toyota Camry to the overall win at the second round of the BNT V8s Championship at Taupo this weekend. Competitors faced hot track conditions throughout the weekend, Bargwanna showing his experience and coming away with overall victory from the three-race encounter. Bargwanna took a second…

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Heimgartner and Herbert take BNT V8 Wins at Taupo

Andre Heimgartner has won the opening race of the weekend at Round 2 of the BNT V8s at Taupo this afternoon. Heimgartner was chased home by his Richards Team Motorsport teammate, Australian Jason Bargwanna, with fellow countryman Jack Smith in third. Starting from pole, Heimgartner was largely unchallenged during the race, holding his lead through…

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