Posts Tagged ‘Toyota Camry’

Brenton Grove earns Rookie of the Season in BNT V8s

Brenton Grove has walked away from the 2018/19 BNT V8s Championship as Rookie of the Season, a great reward after an up and down campaign. The six-round series took in some of New Zealand’s best racing circuits, with Grove driving for Richards Team Motorsport at the wheel of his Grove Group, Tiger Building Systems Toyota…

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Tight at the Top in BNT V8s

There is still plenty to play for in the BNT V8s Championship when round five at Manfeild Circuit Chris Amon gets underway this weekend. After four rounds, Jack Smith sits at the top of the point’s table on 801 points. Nick Ross is 39 points behind on 762, with Lance Hughes in third on 611.…

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Herbert and MTF Camry Starting to Gel

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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BNT V8 Teams Repaired Ahead of Teretonga Weekend

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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Grove Reveals Striking Look for Toyota Camry

Brenton Grove has revealed the Toyota Camry he will race with Richards Team Motorsport when the BNT V8s Championship gets underway this weekend at Pukekohe. The 21-year-old from Australia will enjoy backing from Tiger Building Systems and Grove Group during the six round BNT V8 Championship.  Grove will be part of a three car effort…

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Chelsea Herbert Takes Class One Step in BNT V8s

Chelsea Herbert will graduate to class one of the BNT V8s this season when the championship gets underway at Pukekohe in November. Herbert competed in class two during the 2017/18 season, the 19-year-old becoming the first female to win a V8 Touring Car race in New Zealand, also finding herself a contender for the championship…

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Brenton Grove Crosses Ditch to Compete in BNT V8s

Australian V8 driver Brenton Grove will compete in the BNT V8s Championship this season, making his debut in the series at Pukekohe’s Round One – November 2-4. Grove (21) will line up in class one of the championship aboard a Richards Team Motorsport Toyota Camry. The Richards team winning the championship last season with Andre…

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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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Scott Taylor Makes V8 Return at Hampton Downs

Australian driver Scott Taylor will make his return to the BNT V8s Championship at Hampton Downs next weekend, after missing the majority of the season through injury. Taylor has been recovering from a broken back following a crash aboard his Mercedes-Benz AMG GT3 at Sydney Motorsport Park in August last year. “The intention was always…

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Heimgartner Leads the Way

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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