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Triple X Motorsport
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 Born in 2007 by savvy Auckland businessman Shane McKillen, Technical Director Todd Bickerton, and Team Manager Ian McNabb, they formed a team that is headed by three shareholders – giving rise to the Triple X theme.

Triple X Motorsport’s aim is to win Races and Championships, especially in the Porsche NZ GT3 Cup Challenge. To compete successfully and dominate in whichever championships we enter.

In its inaugural year the Triple X mission statement of running to the highest level of professionalism resulted in this experienced team taking out the New Zealand GT3 Cup Challenge Championship in 2007 – 2008.

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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. 878 views

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. 435 views

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. 330 views

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. 252 views

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. 371 views

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). 807 views

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. 324 views

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. 298 views

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. 331 views

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. 401 views

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. 408 views

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. 874 views

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. 444 views

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). 384 views

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). 285 views

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). 328 views

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. 245 views

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. 228 views

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. 290 views

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. 401 views

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. 291 views

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. 297 views

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. 237 views

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. 334 views

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. 455 views

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. 806 views

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. 591 views

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. 601 views

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. 632 views

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). 618 views

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