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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Teretonga Park turned on its usual inclement Invercargill weather for the fourth round of the BNT V8s Championship but it did little to dampen the spirits of Brad Lathrope, who finished the weekend on an absolute high. He enjoyed battles with his fellow Class One competitors throughout the three races in his Dayle ITM #73…

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Nick Ross has come away from the fourth round of the BNT V8s Championship at Teretonga near Invercargill second overall for the weekend and maintaining second place in the Championship. Having qualified position three, the Cambridge racer notched up two third placing’s before taking a lights to flag victory in the final race. Having raced…

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Australian driver Jack Smith has won the Jason Richards Memorial Trophy at Teretonga Park today. Richards was a three time New Zealand Touring Car Champion and since 2012 the Jason Richards Memorial Trophy has been awarded to drivers in the New Zealand V8 Championship. Richards was a well-regarded driver by his peers on both sides…

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Jack Smith has continued his dominance in the BNT V8s, taking pole position by nearly one second over Brenton Grove. Grove was the initial pace setter in his Toyota Camry but was pipped by both Nick Ross and fellow countryman Jack Smith. Smith held a 1.2-second advantage over Ross and Grove with five minutes on…

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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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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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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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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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The BNT V8s Championship has been a happy hunting ground for Australian-based Kiwi Andre Heimgartner this month, with the 22-year-old now leading the championship by 51 points. January played host to rounds three and four of the New Zealand V8 championship, taking in events at Ruapuna and Teretonga. Round wins at both events have seen…

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