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Edgell Wins Jason Richards Trophy at Manfeild

Tim Edgell has been presented the Jason Richards Trophy having won the feature race at Round three of the Racer Products V8s at Manfeild today. It was a clean sweep for Edgell having won the two qualifying races on Saturday also. Starting his Holden Commodore from pole position for the feature race, Edgell lead the…
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New Naming Rights Sponsor For NZ Touring Cars

After a long association with BNT Automotive, NZ Touring Cars, which in the past has widely been known as the BNT V8s, is rebranding. “We have been very privileged to have received support from our corporate partner BNT over many Years and we would like to take this opportunity to thank them and look forward…
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First TTV8 Camaro Sold

The Trans Tasman V8s Series (TTV8) have confirmed the sale of car number one for the new series. Waikato racer John Roberts will race a Camaro bodied car when the series gets underway. The two-seater car is currently in build at Howe Racing Enterprises in the US and will arrive in New Zealand in May.…
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Wallace Living The V8 Dream

Sitting second in the NZV8 Series points standings, is Tauranga racer Rob Wallace who is having an excellent season with the revised technical regulations and new race formats. “In the off season when we found out what our new format was we basically got the race car tuned for BP 98 fuel and put it…
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Drivers to Vie for Jason Richards Memorial Trophy

At Round Three of the NZV8 Series at Manfeild next month, the winning driver of Sunday’s feature will be awarded the most prestigious V8 Saloon Car trophy in New Zealand the Jason Richards Memorial Trophy. Richards was a well-regarded driver by his peers on both sides of the Tasman and competed in the Australian Supercars…
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Edgell Takes Feature Race Win at Hampton Downs

Tim Edgell has taken out the feature race in the NZV8 series today at Hampton Downs on the longer 4km International circuit. Edgell in his Holden Commodore V8 SuperTourer finished the shortened 40-minute race 15.8 seconds ahead of the Holden of Rob Wallace, with the MARC Ford Mustang of Sam Collins a further 3.2 seconds…
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NZV8s Series Resumes at Hampton Downs

Round two of the NZV8s Series kicks off this weekend at Hampton Downs with a wide variety of V8 powered machinery hitting the North Waikato circuit. Having taken the round win at Pukekohe in December, Tim Edgell leads the championship and returns to the grid for the second round in his Holden Commodore V8 SuperTourer.…
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Hughes & Heimgartner Take Out BNT NZV8 Feature Race

Lance Hughes and co-driver Andre Heimgartner have won the one-hour feature race this afternoon at the opening round of the BNT NZV8s Series at Pukekohe. Polesitter Tim Edgell finished the race in second place in his Holden V8 SuperTourer with Rob Wallace third, also in a Holden V8 SuperTourer. The pair qualified P3 for the…
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New Season, New Format and New Cup for NZV8 Touring Cars

The new season of the BNT NZV8 Series kicks off this weekend at Pukekohe, with teams and drivers set to enjoy new-refreshed technical regulations and rules. With the new technical rules now very relaxed the category has now become very appealing to a number of drivers, with modifications of all sorts now permitted in the…
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New Rules, New Formats! NZV8s Ready to Launch New Season

There will be new technical regulations, new rules and new race formats when the BNT NZV8s season gets underway in December. Category Management and the NZ Touring Car Board have mapped out a strategy for establishing two categories under the New Zealand Touring car banner, NZV8s and TTV8s (Trans Tasman V8s). The new rules and…
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50th TA2 Car Sold in Australia

The PROMAXX Performance Exhausts TA2 Muscle Car Series has welcomed the arrival of the 50th TA2 car in Australia. PBR Distributions, the official vehicle and component supplier for TA2 in Australia confirmed the 50th car in Australia is a Chevrolet Camaro headed for Victorian first-time circuit racer John Holinger. The first TA2 car landed in…
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Exciting Future for V8 Racing in NZ

When the next domestic season of motorsport kicks off in New Zealand, there will be exciting new formats and regulations for V8 fans and drivers alike to enjoy. With the arrival of the TA2 PBR spec V8 racers on New Zealand shores, and Trans Tasman competition planned for the future, NZ Touring Cars Ltd is…
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