Thursday, 7 March 2013
Chance to See New Generation NZV8 Holden Up Close
Total Lubricants in Taupo is holding an open invitation event today (Thursday 7 March) where members of the public can see up close the New Generation Holden Commodore driven by Nick Ross in this season of the NZV8s.
Thursday, 14 February 2013
Ross Takes His First Win of the Season
A storming pitstop by a crackling crew in the final race of the weekend at Manfeild Park helped Cambridge driver Nick Ross take his first New Generation NZV8s TLX win.
Wednesday, 23 January 2013
Ross Finds His Pace in New Holden
Cambridge driver Nick Ross qualified with a very competitive pace for the opening race at the second round of the NZV8s held at Timaru International Motor Raceway at the weekend.
Friday, 18 January 2013
Ross Describes New Holden as Awesome Piece of Kit
This weekend saw the introduction of the New Generation V8 race cars into Motorsport New Zealand's premier category when the NZV8s got underway at Invercargill's Teretonga Park for the first of five rounds.
Monday, 30 April 2012
Will be Awesome says Ross
The NZV8s concluded the current era of racing formula at the weekend of the ITM400 in Hamilton as they enter a new and exciting period of the new generation format.
Tuesday, 21 February 2012
Ross Overcomes and Holds Position
Being knocked out of contention in the opening race at Manfeild Park at the weekend has not hurt Cambridge driver Nick Ross as he maintains status quo in the BNT V8s Championship before entering the final round next month.
Wednesday, 18 January 2012
Ross' Holden Right on Target
Cambridge driver Nick Ross said his Holden Commodore was 'quick right out of the box' when he and the Concept Motorsport racing team hit the circuit at Invercargill's Teretonga Park at the weekend.
Monday, 19 December 2011
Ross Secures First Podium of the Season
The opening round of the South Island leg in the 2011-12 BNT V8 championship has paved the way to yet another successful campaign for Nick Ross and the Total Lubricants Commodore after securing the team's first podium finish for the season.
Thursday, 10 November 2011
Taylor Impresses with Podium and Top 5 on Debut
New driver to the series Steve Taylor shook up the UDC V8 Ute Championship at the weekend by placing third in the opening race of the season in his Protecta Insurance Racing Ford Ute at Pukekohe Park Raceway.
Thursday, 3 November 2011
Ross Sets Targets Aims for Race Wins
The BNT V8s season gets underway this weekend with an action packed meeting expected at Pukekohe Park Raceway.
Thursday, 20 October 2011
Heated Battle Gets Red Hot
A stomping last minute charge by Ben Jagger in the final stage at Rally of the North on Saturday came to an abrupt halt when his Subaru WRX suddenly burst into flames just three kilometres from the end of the rally.
Friday, 14 October 2011
Jagger Aims for Repeat Victory at Home Event
Whangarei driver Ben Jagger will contest this Saturday's Valvoline Rally of the North as defending title holder after his well deserved winning of the event last year.
Thursday, 25 August 2011
Jagger Denied Final Podium by Engine Blowout
Whangarei driver Ben Jagger suffered a cruel twist of fate when on the very last special stage of the final round of the New Zealand Rally Championship the engine in his Subaru gave in denying him his first podium finish of the season.
Monday, 30 May 2011
Solid Top 10 Result But Jagger Says We Can Do Better
A solid result from Ben Jagger inside the top 10 at Rally Wairarapa over the weekend has moved the Whangarei driver up in the points standings but he believes there is a lot more performance in the car which he hopes to extract before his home event mid July.
Saturday, 28 May 2011
Jagger Expects Pace Enough for Top Five
Tuesday, 10 May 2011
Jagger Escapes Injury at Rally NZ
A melted rubber ring was to blame for what could have been a catastrophic accident for Ben Jagger and co-driver Ben Hawkins at Rally New Zealand held over the weekend in the Waikato, Franklin and Raglan regions.
Thursday, 5 May 2011
Time to Pick up the Pace
Whangarei driver Ben Jagger says he plans to pick up the pace at the second round of the Brian Green Property Group Rally New Zealand Rally Championship held this weekend through Franklin, North Waikato, Raglan and based at the Hampton Downs Motorsport Park near Meremere south of Auckland.
Thursday, 14 April 2011
Some Would Call it Insanity
Local boy Mark Joblin has taken advantage of a last minute opportunity to test the waters of the ENZED V8 Ute Challenge when this weekend he dives head first into the series final at the country's largest and most popular motorsport event the ITM 400 in Hamilton.
Wednesday, 13 April 2011
All To Play For at ITM 400
Cambridge driver Nick Ross is confident of another great result in the BNT V8s when he hits the streets of Hamilton this weekend at the ITM 400.
Tuesday, 15 March 2011
Lobb Enters Final With Comfortable Buffer
Yet another strong weekend of racing rewarded series leader Caine Lobb and the Mark Cromie Holden team with great results and a comfortable buffer before the final round of the ENZED V8 Ute Challenge in Hamilton next month.
Thursday, 17 February 2011
Richards Poised to Achieve Team Target
BNT V8s driver Simon Richards remains poised to enter the group of top 10 drivers and achieving the team's goal for the 2010-11 season after a strong showing at the Manfeild Circuit over the weekend.
Wednesday, 16 February 2011
Another Strong Result Maintains Series Lead
Yet another strong weekend for series leader Caine Lobb has him maintaining his position at the top of the points table with just two rounds remaining in the ENZED V8 Ute Challenge.
Thursday, 10 February 2011
Christina Full of Confidence for Championship Return
Christina Orr returns to the BNT V8s this weekend and the sole female contender in Motorsport New Zealand's top Premier Championship category is filled with confidence.
Tuesday, 25 January 2011
Lobb Soars Into Space
A third round win from four by Whangarei's Caine Lobb pushed his lead in the ENZED V8 Ute Challenge to a staggering 104 point space between himself and closest rival Simon Beirne of Christchurch after an exciting weekend of racing at the Timaru International Motor Raceway.
Thursday, 20 January 2011
Richards Looks to Repeat Quick Pace
Hamilton driver Simon Richards heads to the Timaru International Motor Raceway this weekend aiming for quick pace again in the SEW Eurodrive Ford and with his eyes set on a repeat of last year's qualifying for Saturday's Top 10 Shootout.
Wednesday, 19 January 2011
Lobb Still On Top After Strong Return
Caine Lobb stays on top after yet another strong round of V8 Ute racing this time at the popular Teretonga Park Raceway at the weekend.
Thursday, 13 January 2011
Lobb Set to Maintain Lead Throughout Southern Tour
After two successful rounds of the ENZED V8 Ute Challenge thus far, Holden driver Caine Lobb heads to Invercargill's Teretonga Park Raceway and then Timaru International Motor Raceway looking to maintain his first place in the series.
Wednesday, 12 January 2011
Richards Eagerly Heads to Popular Raceway
BNT V8s driver Simon Richards and the Ballistic Motorsport Team eagerly head south to this season's third round of Motorsport New Zealand's Premier Championship Series held at Invercargill's Teretonga Park this weekend.
Monday, 29 November 2010
Lobb Extends Series Lead Despite New Restrictions
Caine Lobb battled new engine restrictions and safety car interference to keep his lead in the ENZED V8 Ute Challenge at Ruapuna this weekend.
Thursday, 25 November 2010
Lobb Up Against it to Retain Series Lead
Current points leader in the ENZED V8 Ute Challenge Caine Lobb will be up against it this weekend after new rules aimed at the Holdens have created a dramatic loss of performance in the Mark Cromie Holden Racing ute.