Posts Tagged ‘Chelsea Herbert.’

New Car and New Team for Chelsea Herbert in BNT V8s

Same sponsor and same colours, but it’ll be a new car and a new team for Chelsea Herbert when the BNT V8s Championship gets underway at Pukekohe in November. Having competed her rookie class one season aboard a Richards Team Motorsport Toyota Camry last year, Herbert will step across to the Hamilton Motorsports outfit, taking…

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Herbert and MTF Camry Starting to Gel

At just over the half way mark of the BNT V8s Championship, Class One rookie Chelsea Herbert is getting to grips with her Richards Team Motorsport MTF Finance Toyota Camry following a season best third overall finish at Teretonga recently. After a tough start to the season at Rounds One and Two at Pukekohe with…

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Chelsea Herbert Takes Class One Step in BNT V8s

Chelsea Herbert will graduate to class one of the BNT V8s this season when the championship gets underway at Pukekohe in November. Herbert competed in class two during the 2017/18 season, the 19-year-old becoming the first female to win a V8 Touring Car race in New Zealand, also finding herself a contender for the championship…

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MacDonald Takes Aim at Second Title

Defending champion Liam MacDonald of Invercargill goes to the final round of this year’s BNT V8’s Championship at Hampton Downs Motorsport Park this weekend with a slender lead in Class 2 of the championship. After an impressive start to his title defence a series of problems through the middle part of the championship cost him…

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Class Two Championship Down to the Wire at Hampton Downs

The BNT V8s class two championship will come down to the wire this weekend at Hampton Downs when the sixth and final round gets underway. Leading the championship is reigning champion Liam MacDonald who sits on 899 points. Just 12 points behind is Chelsea Herbert on 887. For Herbert, it’s this final round that counts…

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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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Class Two Championship to Heat Up at Manfeild in BNT V8s

With two rounds of the BNT V8s Championship remaining, the class two honours are set to be hotly contested with just 1-point separating first and second as round three gets underway at Manfeild this weekend, February 10-11. 19-year old Chelsea Herbert of Albany took the championship lead from reigning champion, Invercargill’s Liam MacDonald at the…

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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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Heimgartner Takes Opening Win at Ruapuna – Herbert Takes Class Two Victory

Andre Heimgartner has won the opening race of the BNT V8s at Mike Pero Motorsport Park, Ruapuna this afternoon. Qualifying his Richards Team Motorsport Toyota Camry in pole position, Heimgartner lost the lead on the first lap going off at the first corner, handing it to his teammate Jason Bargwanna. Heimgartner re-joining the field in…

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