Posts Tagged ‘Brad Lathrope’

Lathrope Ends BNT V8 Championship on a High

Brad Lathrope ended the six-round BNT V8 season on a high, judging the final race of three at Hampton Downs to be his best performance for 2018/2019. “It was an awesome last weekend and last round of racing. Although Friday and Saturday morning were horrendous with the rain making it the slipperiest track I’ve ever…

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Manfeild Creates Challenges for Lathrope

BNT V8 driver Brad Lathrope relished the challenge of racing at Manfeild Circuit Chris Amon at Feilding this weekend. “I really enjoy racing down here, Manfeild is a fun track. It looks easy on paper but it’s actually quite technical. If you can get it right and flow all the corners together it’s wicked,” Brad…

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Lathrope Enjoys Race Battles To Finish Fourth Overall At Teretonga

Teretonga Park turned on its usual inclement Invercargill weather for the fourth round of the BNT V8s Championship but it did little to dampen the spirits of Brad Lathrope, who finished the weekend on an absolute high. He enjoyed battles with his fellow Class One competitors throughout the three races in his Dayle ITM #73…

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BNT V8 Podium for Lathrope at Highlands

Brad Lathrope was “over the moon” with his third place on the podium for the third round of the BNT V8s at Highlands Motorsport Park yesterday. Racing his Dayle ITM #73 Ford Falcon super tourer in the first of two South Island rounds, held over consecutive weekends, it was a stunning achievement considering that it…

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Speed and Consistency Improving for Lathrope

As round two of the BNT V8s wrapped up this weekend at Pukekohe, driver Brad Lathrope left the track having improved his consistency and speed in the Dayle ITM #73 Ford Falcon super tourer. Returning to the southern Auckland circuit that hosted round one last month, was a chance for Brad to get some more…

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Weekend of Learnings for Brad Lathrope

The first weekend of any race championship is a time for settling back into the swing of driving at full pace and Auckland BNT V8 driver Brad Lathrope will take away some good learnings from the opening round at Pukekohe. Driving his Dayle ITM #73 Ford Falcon super tourer in Class One for the ITM…

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Lathrope Looks to Capitalise on Rookie Season

Auckland V8 driver Brad Lathrope will take the learnings from his rookie season and aim to elevate himself up the BNT V8s grid when the championship gets underway at Pukekohe in November. Lathrope has confirmed he will campaign the full championship in his Dayle ITM backed class one Ford Falcon. “Really pleased that we have…

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BRIDGING THE GAP KEY FOR BURGEONING BRAD LATHROPE

Brad Lathrope is starting to find some confidence in his Class One debut season with one round remaining in the BNT V8s. This year he stepped up from Class Two in a Ford Falcon BF into a Ford Falcon FG V8 SuperTourer driven for two seasons by Steven Richards. Lathrope’s first round in the Class…

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Brad Lathrope Goes Back to Basics for Effective Season Restart

As the BNT V8s head to Manfeild Circuit Chris Amon for the penultimate round of the championship, Brad Lathrope’s season is only just starting. By his own admission, Lathrope’s first foray into Class One by can only be described as a nightmare. The Aucklander suffered two back-to-back failures in the opening two rounds, which prevented…

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