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…

Read More

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,…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More