The BNT V8s Championship begins the second leg of back-to-back South Island events when Round Four gets underway at Teretonga this weekend. With racing finishing last Sunday afternoon at Highlands Motorsport Park at Cromwell, it meant a tight turn around for many teams to prepare their cars in time for first practice this Friday. Many…

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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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Cambridge V8 driver Nick Ross has come away from round three of the BNT V8s Championship at Highlands Motorsport Park near Cromwell in second overall for the weekend. He also maintains second place in the Championship, though Australian driver Jack Smith has extended his points lead. Ross qualified his Total Lubricants Nissan Altima in third…

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Australian driver Jack Smith dominated qualifying for the BNT V8s at Highlands Motorsport Park, taking the Gull pole position by 1.6 seconds. The session was brought to a halt when Brenton Grove stopped out on track at the Turn 14 hairpin. Grove had been the quickest man on track with a 1:39-flat, but because he…

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With the Xmas break behind them, drivers in the BNT V8s Championship are preparing for round three of the season, and for many of them, a new circuit. It is the first time that the BNT V8s Championship will visit the 4.1km Highlands Motorsport Park circuit near Cromwell this coming weekend, January 12 & 13.…

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Drivers in the BNT V8s Championship will compete for a special trophy, when the series visits the South Island in January. Jason Richards was a well-regarded driver by his peers on both sides of the Tasman and competed in the Australian Supercars Championship for ten years, before passing away from adrenocortical carcinoma – an aggressive…

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