Posts Tagged ‘Andre Heimgartner’

Heimgartner Crowned BNT V8s Champion

Andre Heimgartner has claimed the 2018 BNT V8s Championship following a strong and consistent end to what was an impressive season in the New Zealand touring car category. The final round at Hampton Downs this weekend (March 9-11) saw the 22-year-old Kiwi put in a solid performance despite suffering a lack of power in his…

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Bargwanna Takes Opening BNT V8s Win at Hampton Downs

Toyota Camry driver Jason Bargwanna has taken the first win of the weekend in the final round of the BNT V8s Championship at Hampton Downs. Bargwanna earlier clinched pole position from teammate Andre Heimgartner – both drivers locked in battle to claim the driver’s title. At the chequered flag, Heimgartner followed Bargwanna to the line…

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Scott Taylor Makes V8 Return at Hampton Downs

Australian driver Scott Taylor will make his return to the BNT V8s Championship at Hampton Downs next weekend, after missing the majority of the season through injury. Taylor has been recovering from a broken back following a crash aboard his Mercedes-Benz AMG GT3 at Sydney Motorsport Park in August last year. “The intention was always…

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Heimgartner Continues Charge with Win at Manfeild

Andre Heimgartner has continued his charge to win his first BNT V8s Championship title by winning the opening race at Manfeild Circuit Chris Amon at Feilding – round five of the series.   Heimgartner and his Toyota Camry started from second place on the grid, alongside pole sitter Nick Ross in his Nissan Altima  …

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Still Plenty to Play for in BNT V8s – Championship heads to Manfeild

As the BNT V8s return from rounds three and four in the South Island, the championship has seen new points leaders emerge in both classes as the racing heads to Manfeild this weekend.   Andre Heimgartner took the championship lead in class one from his teammate Jason Bargwanna following a round win at Ruapuna, while…

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Heimgartner Leads the Way

The BNT V8s Championship has been a happy hunting ground for Australian-based Kiwi Andre Heimgartner this month, with the 22-year-old now leading the championship by 51 points. January played host to rounds three and four of the New Zealand V8 championship, taking in events at Ruapuna and Teretonga. Round wins at both events have seen…

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Heimgartner Takes Out Opener at Teretonga

Andre Heimgartner has continued his championship charge by claiming his fourth consecutive pole position and winning the opening race at round four of the BNT V8s at Teretonga. The race for Heimgartner was relatively straight forward, holding off his teammate Jason Bargwanna and the Nissan Altima of Nick Ross through turn one off the start.…

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New Championship Leader in BNT V8s

As the BNT V8s head to Teretonga this weekend for round four of the Championship, Andre Heimgartner will be looking to continue his fast form in what could be another weather affected race weekend. There was a change in the championship lead at Ruapuna last weekend as Heimgartner took control at the top of the…

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Heimgartner and Herbert Takes Round Honours at Ruapuna

Andre Heimgartner has taken the overall win at the third round of the BNT V8s held at Mike Pero Motorsport Park, Ruapuna this weekend. Throughout the weekends three races Heimgartner claimed two wins and a third placing. Heimgartner had originally been classified as the race winner in Saturday’s opening race, before a post race penalty…

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