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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Due to the restrictions of the Covid-19 pandemic, the postponement and cancellation of the last two Rounds, the BNT V8s in consultation with Motorsport New Zealand have decided to declare under ‘Force Majure’ the 2019/20 Championship, announcing Andre Heimgartner as the champion for the season. Heimgartner was the dominant force in the championship this season…

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Former NZV8 and NZV8 Ute Champion Paul Manuell says the new Generation BNT V8 car, manufactured by Howe Racing in the US is the perfect fit for the New Zealand V8 circuit racing scene and he can’t wait to see them hit Kiwi circuits. Manuell is no stranger to the car, having raced the chassis…

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NZV8TA2 & TA2 Racing Australia is proud to announce a new collaborative agreement between PBR Distributions, McLaren Engineering, Performance Automotive Scandinavian and Howe Racing Enterprises to produce GM, LS-based same-spec engines exclusively for use in various global TA2 racing series. This landmark agreement will see one of the most famous brands in motorsport return to Australia…

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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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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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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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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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