Following her breakthrough race win at round two of the BNT V8s at Taupo last month, Chelsea Herbert says the history making achievement in being the first female to win a New Zealand Touring Car race will give her a boost ahead of round three at Ruapuna this weekend. “My first win in the BNT…

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When round three of the BNT V8s gets underway at Ruapuna next week (January 13-14), local driver Justin Ashwell will be looking to get himself further up the grid by the end of the weekend. Sitting fourth in class two points and the highest placed of the rookie drivers the 38-year old is pleased with…

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Just six races into the championship, class two rookie Brock Timperley scored his first win at Taupo’s round two of the BNT V8s in what a challenging weekend for all competitors. Stepping up from the Mazda Pro 7 Championship, Timperley says coming into the class he didn’t think a win would come so soon, however…

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Invercargill racing driver Liam MacDonald has scored another round win in Class 2 of the BNT V8’s Championship at Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park in Taupo this weekend. To do so he had to overcome a fuel problem in the opening race of the round on Saturday which had dropped him down the order late in…

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The championship battle in the BNT V8s gets underway at Taupo again this weekend, and following the opening round at Pukekohe, Australian driver Jason Bargwanna leads the points table having taken the round one win. The 2000 Bathurst 1000 winner was buoyed by the performance of his Richards Team Motorsport Toyota Camry and is quietly…

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Having finished her rookie season fourth in points, class two competitor Chelsea Herbert sits in third place after round one of the 2017/18 BNT V8 season and her goal moving forward is for more consistency.  “Consistency is my main goal for this season, that’s what wins championships, which is exactly what we strive to achieve,”…

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As the BNT V8s head into round two at Taupo this coming weekend, Rob Wallace sits in second place on the class two points table and says he is pleased with forward steps his small team has made early on in the season. “I’m so proud for my team we really didn’t expect to be…

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After a winning start to the defence of his Class 2 BNT V8’s Championship title at Pukekohe at the beginning of November, Invercargill driver, Liam MacDonald is back on track at Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park at Taupo this weekend. MacDonald took a clean sweep to win the round at Pukekohe and is looking for yet…

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Eighteen-year-old Inglewood student Matt Podjursky made his touring car debut when he joined the BNT V8s for round one at Pukekohe in November. Having climbed his way up the ranks of Karting in which he was a 2x National title winner, Podjursky has spent the past three seasons racing in the HiQ Components Formula First…

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Brad Lathrope endured a tough time at the opening round of the BNT V8s at South Auckland’s Pukekohe Park, coming away a bit battered and bruised.   The weekend started off in the worst way possible ahead of Friday morning’s practice. As the team rolled the Dayle ITM backed car out for practice the clutch…

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