Posts Tagged ‘Class One’

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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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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Nick Ross Grabs Second Overall in BNT V8s Championship

Cambridge V8 driver Nick Ross has finished in second place in the 2018/19 BNT V8s Championship following the sixth and final round held at Hampton Downs over the weekend. Ross had been locked in a fierce battle with young Australian driver Jack Smith all season with the two drivers going into the final round with…

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Brenton Grove earns Rookie of the Season in BNT V8s

Brenton Grove has walked away from the 2018/19 BNT V8s Championship as Rookie of the Season, a great reward after an up and down campaign. The six-round series took in some of New Zealand’s best racing circuits, with Grove driving for Richards Team Motorsport at the wheel of his Grove Group, Tiger Building Systems Toyota…

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Jack Smith Takes Out BNT V8s Championship

Australian driver Jack Smith has taken out the 2018/19 BNT V8s Championship at Hampton Downs this weekend. Smith had taken a third placing in the opening race of the weekend on Saturday, however a post race 30-second penalty for contact with Nick Ross relegated him to eighth place. He followed up a fourth place in…

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Top Three Beckons for Rob Wallace in BNT V8s

It’ll be a big weekend for Class One Holden racer Rob Wallace at the final round of the BNT V8s at Hampton Downs as he chases down a top three spot in the points as well as rookie of the year. Wallace from Tauranga, currently sits in fourth place in points on 742, just 56…

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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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Highs and Lows for Nick Ross at Manfeild BNT V8s

Cambridge V8 driver, Nick Ross, has finished fifth at round five of the BNT V8s Championship held at Manfeild Circuit Chris Amon near Feilding in an up and down weekend for the racer. Ross qualified his Total Lubricants Nissan Altima in second position for the weekend’s opening race where he immediately took the lead from…

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Tight at the Top in BNT V8s

There is still plenty to play for in the BNT V8s Championship when round five at Manfeild Circuit Chris Amon gets underway this weekend. After four rounds, Jack Smith sits at the top of the point’s table on 801 points. Nick Ross is 39 points behind on 762, with Lance Hughes in third on 611.…

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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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