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NZV8TA2 Racing Announced for New Zealand

NZV8TA2 racing is coming to New Zealand, with the announcement today from NZ Touring Cars Ltd that the BNT V8s Championship will adopt the popular class and is set to become the BNT NZV8TA2 Championship. The first two chassis’ have arrived in the country being a Mustang bodied TA2 as well as a Camaro bodied…
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Next Generation sneak peak

Full details announced March 26….
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BNT V8s Are Here to Stay

BNT V8 category management and drivers have reacted strongly to news that Motorsport New Zealand has removed its NZ Touring Car Championship status, gifting it to the Australian backed and managed TCR Championship – which was unsuccessful in launching in New Zealand this season. Category management have confirmed a new direction for the class and…
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Heimgartner Closes Out BNT V8s Round at Manfeild – Good Recovery for Nick Ross

Andre Heimgartner has taken two further race wins in the BNT V8s Championship at Manfeild this afternoon, adding to Saturday’s win, giving him the clean sweep and round win. Heimgartner was virtually untouchable all weekend, his teammate Lance Hughes following him to the line in second place in all three races. “Good fun weekend with…
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Heimgartner Takes Opening Win at Manfeild in BNT V8s

Andre Heimgartner has won the first race of the weekend at round three of the BNT V8s Championship at Manfeild this afternoon. The Championship leader was followed to the line by teammate and team owner Lance Hughes, with Brad Lathrope in his Ford Falcon SuperTourer third by the end of the 14-lap encounter. “Good fun,…
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Quick Turnaround for V8 Teams Ahead of Manfeild

The BNT V8s line-up again this weekend for the third round of their Championship at Manfeild, after a quick turn around following Round Two held at Pukekohe last weekend. Pukekohe saw Australian based, Kiwi Supercar driver, Andre Heimgartner retains the championship lead with three class wins across the weekend. Starring over the weekend was Australian…
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Whitley Gelling with RTM Camry

Australian racer, Alexandra Whitley says she pleased with her progress in the BNT V8s Championship, and is starting to gel with her Richards Team Motorsport Toyota Camry. Having competed in two rounds of the Championship so far, Whitley came away with three second placing’s last weekend at Pukekohe and is thrilled to be close in…
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Two Wins for Heimgartner in Final day of Action at Pukekohe

Andre Heimgartner has claimed two race wins in the final day of racing at Round two of the BNT V8s Championship at Pukekohe today. Heimgartner was followed to the line by Toyota driver Alexandra Whitley, with Heimgartner’s Hamilton Motorsports teammate Lance Hughes coming home in third. Heimgartner claimed the top spot of the podium in…
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Collins Takes Line Honours in BNT V8s – Heimgartner Second

Cambridge driver Sam Collins has taken line honours aboard his Ford Mustang in race one of the BNT V8s Championship this afternoon at Pukekohe, winning the race overall and taking the victory in the BNT V8s Open class of the Championship. Andre Heimgartner followed Collins to the line to claim second overall and winning BNT…
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BNT V8s Championship Resumes at Pukekohe

The BNT V8s line-up again this weekend for the second round of their Championship at Pukekohe. The first round, also held at Pukekohe in December saw Australian based, Kiwi Supercar driver Andre Heimgartner take the championship lead. The weekend was cut short, with the championship only getting two races completed, the third race of the…
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Supercars to run at Hampton Downs in 2020

The Virgin Australia Supercars Championship will welcome a new circuit to the 2020 calendar, with Hampton Downs Motorsport Park confirmed as the host venue for this year’s ITM Auckland Super400. The 2020 event will relocate from its traditional home at Pukekohe as a result of changes through the Auckland Unitary Plan, which restricts motorsport noise…
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Tough Start for Nick Ross in the BNT V8s

It has been a tough start for Nick Ross in the BNT V8s Championship after the first round held at Pukekohe last weekend. Ross had gone into the event with high hopes but mechanical issues plagued the team for much of the weekend. “The car had bit of an ‘engine cough’ during qualifying, so we…
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