Andre Heimgartner has continued his charge to win his first BNT V8s Championship title by winning the opening race at Manfeild Circuit Chris Amon at Feilding – round five of the series.   Heimgartner and his Toyota Camry started from second place on the grid, alongside pole sitter Nick Ross in his Nissan Altima  …

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As the BNT V8s head to Manfeild Circuit Chris Amon for the penultimate round of the championship, Brad Lathrope’s season is only just starting. By his own admission, Lathrope’s first foray into Class One by can only be described as a nightmare. The Aucklander suffered two back-to-back failures in the opening two rounds, which prevented…

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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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Invercargill driver Liam MacDonald heads to Manfeild Circuit Chris Amon in Feilding this weekend in a battle to regain the lead of Class 2 in the BNT V8’s Championship. MacDonald, the defending Class 2 Champion, built a good early lead in this year’s championship but a fuel issue at Mike Pero Motorsport Park and exclusion…

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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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Cambridge racer Nick Ross experienced the highs and lows of motorsport at Teretonga last weekend with one of the biggest off track incidents of his career. In Saturday’s opening BNT V8s race, Ross was holding down third place in the leading pack and with only a handful of laps to go, the rear wing of…

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Sam Barry has a championship podium finish in his sights as the final round of the BNT NZ Touring Car Championship heads to Hampton Downs Motorsport Park this weekend. Barry currently sits in third position in the points standings on 699, 158 behind Tom Alexander in second place, Barry’s team mate Jason Bargwanna only 60…

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As the BNT NZ Touring Car Championship heads to its final round of the 2016/17 season at Hampton Downs this weekend, there is still plenty to play for in both class one and two. Reigning class one champion Simon Evans in his Smeg Holden holds a healthy lead, with 198-points over Tom Alexander. With 75…

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Invercargill driver Liam MacDonald has his sights set on the championship when he and the MacDonald Racing Team contest the final round of the 2016/2017 BNT NZ Touring Car Class 2 Championship at Hampton Downs International Motorsport Park in North Waikato this weekend. The 19-year-old Southlander has won four of the five rounds to date…

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BNT NZ Touring Car class one rookie Sam Barry’s win at Manfeild last weekend was extra special for the young Waipukurau racer. Race one of the weekend saw the young charger involved in a heavy accident with fellow competitor Tom Alexander, which saw the two tangle on Manfeild’s main straight at 200km/hr causing major damage…

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