Posts Tagged ‘Hampton Downs’

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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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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Lance Hughes Takes Gull Pole Position at Hampton Downs

Lance Hughes has clinched the Gull Pole Position for race one of the BNT V8s at Hampton Downs with a 01:14.172 just ahead of his teammate and championship leader Jack Smith. A well and truly wet circuit greeted the BNT V8s field for their qualifying session, though a late breakthrough of sunshine granted some late runners…

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Smith in Box Seat to Clinch BNT V8 Title

With one round remaining at Hampton Downs this coming weekend, there are 225 points up for grabs across the final three races of the BNT V8 season, with Holden driver Jack Smith looking to be the championship favourite. Australian, Smith, holds the BNT V8s Championship lead with 1018 points, 114 clear of the Nissan Altima…

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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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Top Three Finish for Nick Ross in BNT V8s

After six rounds of the BNT V8s, Cambridge V8 driver Nick Ross has finished third overall in the Championship having placed second at the final round at Hampton Downs last weekend. At the north Waikato circuit, Ross qualified third behind Andre Heimgartner and Jason Bargwanna before going on to record an eighth placing, a first…

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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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MacDonald Makes it Back to Back Championship Titles

Invercargill racing driver Liam MacDonald has made it back to back titles in Class 2 of the BNT V8’s Championship after the final round at Hampton Downs Motorsport Park in North Waikato this weekend. Last year MacDonald dominated the championship but this year he did it the hard way, dominating early on before overcoming plenty…

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