Monday, 28 March 2011
Gaunt second after first round of Porsche Carrera Cup Australia
New Zealand’s Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge champion Daniel Gaunt has taken two second placings and a fourth at the weekend’s opening round of the Porsche Carrera Cup Australia to sit second overall in the 2011 standings.
Monday, 14 March 2011
Gaunt wins Porsche title for Triple X
A series of heart-stopping moments filled the weekend’s final round of the 2010/2011 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge before series leader Daniel Gaunt in the MPD VnC Cocktails Porsche 997 lifted the coveted title at Taupo today.
Tuesday, 8 March 2011
Porsche Championship in the balance for Gaunt
With half a hand on the 2010/2011 NZ Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge title, Auckland’s Triple X Motorsport driver Daniel Gaunt says he will treat this weekend’s 11-13 March final round of competition at Taupo like any other.
Monday, 14 February 2011
Baird wins Manfeild Porsche weekend, Gaunt keeps title lead
After an anxious three-race weekend for the penultimate round of the 2010/2011 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge, defending champion Craig Baird took the weekend win with Triple X team-mate Daniel Gaunt managing to hold a lead in the overall standings.
Monday, 24 January 2011
Triple X driver Gaunt continues Porsche championship lead
Despite Craig Baird in the ZM Mad Butcher Porsche 997 winning two from two races in this weekend’s fourth round of the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge, it was team-mate Scott Harrison in the Mad Butcher Carpet One Porsche 997 who won overall at Timaru this weekend.
Sunday, 23 January 2011
Baird wins opening Porsche race at Timaru
Defending Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge champion Craig Baird set the theme for this weekend's fourth round of the series at Timaru by claiming the afternoon race win in the ZM Mad Butcher Porsche 997 at Timaru's Levels race circuit today (Saturday 22 January).
Thursday, 20 January 2011
Gaunt and Baird in Triple X Porsche battle
Following last weekend’s third round of Porsche race action near Invercargill, Triple X Motorsport team drivers Daniel Gaunt and Craig Baird are ready for another head-to-head weekend at Timaru’s race circuit starting on Friday 21 January 2011.
Monday, 17 January 2011
Baird the master at a wet Teretonga
The weekend’s third round of the NZ Porsche Cup Challenge series has seen defending champion and Triple X Motorsport driver Craig Baird hunt down the points lead enjoyed by team-mate Daniel Gaunt at Teretonga, near Invercargill.
Wednesday, 12 January 2011
Teretonga Porsche enduro could change championship
This weekend’s third round of the New Zealand Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge at Invercargill’s Teretonga circuit will provide the ultimate test for series leader Daniel Gaunt and defending champion, Craig Baird of the Triple X Motorsport team.
Monday, 29 November 2010
Race win for Baird in weekend V8s
Defending V8s champion Craig Baird, driving the United Video Ford Falcon, won today’s first of three races at Christchurch’s Ruapuna raceway to have a brief hold on the overall series lead.
Turley takes his second Suzuki round win
Aucklander Mike Turley has won the second round of the 2010/11 Suzuki Swift Sport Cup which ran at the Powerbuilt Tools Raceway outside Christchurch this weekend.
Gaunt stretches Porsche title lead for Triple X
Winning three from three races at this weekend's second round of the New Zealand Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge near Christchurch has extended the title points lead held by the Triple X Motorsport driver Daniel Gaunt.
Saturday, 27 November 2010
Gaunt wins opening Christchurch Porsche race
Triple X Motorsport driver Daniel Gaunt, in the MPD VnC Cocktails Porsche 997, won today’s opening race at the series second round being held at the Powerbuilt Raceway near Christchurch.
Tuesday, 23 November 2010
Triple X takes Porsche title battle south
With Triple X Motorsport driver Daniel Gaunt taking an early lead in the 2010/2011 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge, his fiercest competition will come from team-mate and defending champion Craig Baird for this weekend’s second round at the Powerbuilt Raceway near Christchurch (26-28 November 2010).
Monday, 8 November 2010
Gaunt's double victory extends Porsche title lead
Triple X Motorsport's Daniel Gaunt has further extended his points lead in the 2010/2011 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge with a second race win of the weekend at Pukekohe today (7 November).
Thursday, 4 November 2010
Porsche team eye fourth successive title
Auckland’s Triple X Motorsport has the simple goal of a fourth New Zealand Porsche Cup Challenge title in as many years, as the 2010/2011 summer six-round season kicks off at Pukekohe this weekend (5-7 November 2010).
Tuesday, 26 October 2010
Baird checks out of Porsche Asia series
Heading the 2010 Porsche Carrera Cup Asia (PCCA) standings before this weekend’s double points race at the Shanghai International Circuit in China, New Zealand race driver Craig Baird had a nightmare run on wet tyres in what will be his final round of the series.
Wednesday, 20 October 2010
Baird returns to Shanghai
Current leader of the Porsche Carrera Cup Asia (PCCA) series for 2010, Craig Baird returns to the Shanghai International Circuit in China for what was calendared to be the championship finale for the international one-make car race series.
Thursday, 14 October 2010
Porsche Asia interfere with FIA calendar – and deny Baird title shot
Porsche Carrera Cup Asia (PCCA) management has come under fire for altering dates sanctioned by the Federation Internationale de L'Automobile (FIA) by the series leader Craig Baird and his New Zealand based Triple X Motorsport team.
Monday, 27 September 2010
Baird leads Asian Porsche series
New Zealand’s most successful race car driver, Craig Baird MNZM, has further extended his victory tally with two wins on the streets of Singapore in the weekend, leap-frogging to the head of the 2010 Porsche Carrera Cup Asia (PCCA) series standings.
Tuesday, 21 September 2010
Baird in a race against time
Leading New Zealand race driver Craig Baird returns to Singapore unsure how the VnC Cocktails - SC Global Porsche 911 will perform at this weekend's Formula One SingTel Grand Prix following transit damage to the championship contender's car.
Tuesday, 22 June 2010
Second best for Baird in China
New Zealand’s Craig Baird remains upbeat at still holding second overall in the 2010 Porsche Carrera Cup Asia series despite being taken out of the weekend’s first race at Zhuhai International Circuit in China.
Monday, 14 June 2010
Third time lucky for Baird in China
For the third time in as many months Kiwi Craig Baird heads to China for another learning weekend as the under-dog in the Porsche Carrera Cup Asia race series against a German defending champion.
Tuesday, 20 April 2010
Podium for Baird in Shanghai
Kiwi Craig Baird has finished the first event on the 2010 Porsche Carrera Cup Asia third overall after two races supporting the Chinese Grand Prix at Shanghai in the weekend.
Tuesday, 13 April 2010
Kiwi made product and driver head to China
As one of 23 drivers and teams entered to the 2010 Porsche Carrera Cup Asia, New Zealand’s Craig Baird and the VnC Cocktail brand head to China for this weekend’s opening round 17-18 April.
Monday, 22 March 2010
Baird claims record victory
A win in the final race of the 2009/10 Battery Town Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge cemented Triple X Motorsport’s third consecutive championship victory with Craig Baird securing an unprecedented sixth title at Taupo this weekend.
Bamber misses Toyota title in last-lap battle
Wanganui’s Earl Bamber had a nail-biting clincher to the 2010 Toyota Racing Series – losing his race grip on the title crown after a last-lap gain by rival Mitch Evans.
Sunday, 21 March 2010
Baird 0.3 second from championship title
Triple X Motorsport driver Craig Baird finished today’s 100 kilometre Mad Butcher Porsche race 0.3 of a second away from securing the 2009/10 Battery Town Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge title at Taupo.
Saturday, 20 March 2010
Bamber wins Toyota race
Wanganui’s Earl Bamber has won the 15-lap Toyota Racing Series race at Taupo having started from pole in the Triple X Motorsport run VnC Cocktails Mad Butcher Toyota FT40.
Tuesday, 16 March 2010
Baird wrestles for championship
The climax to the 2009/10 Battery Town Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge arrives this weekend when Triple X Motorsport driver Craig Baird aims to secure the overall title at Taupo (19 – 21 March).