Monday, 5 March 2018
Three races to Toyota 86 Championship glory
The 2017-2018 Toyota 86 Championship comes down to the wire this weekend at Hampton Downs in the northern Waikato – and the margins are close.
Saturday, 30 December 2017
Jordan Baldwin a racer on a fast track in Toyota 86 Championship
A late starter in motorsport, Howick’s Jordan Baldwin is making up for lost time.
Friday, 29 December 2017
Vodanovich on a fast track
Peter Vodanovich joins the 2017-2018 Toyota 86 Championship with a mission.
Ryan Yardley fourth Kiwi to sign up for Castrol Toyota Racing Series
Christchurch driver Ryan Yardley has become the fourth New Zealander to enter the 2018 Castrol Toyota Racing Series.
Wednesday, 29 November 2017
Alexander looks lethal as Toyota 86 Championship comes to Taupo
With two outright wins at Pukekohe and the early points lead, returning champion Tom Alexander is shaping as the danger man in the 2017-2018 Toyota 86 Championship.
Thursday, 16 November 2017
Albany racer Reid Harker steps up to Castrol Toyota Racing Series
Albany’s Reid Harker is ‘hugely’ excited by the prospect of stepping up to the single-seater Castrol Toyota Racing Series in January.
Thursday, 9 November 2017
Marcus Armstrong takes aim at Toyota Racing Series title
Fresh from his biggest year of motor racing yet, Marcus Armstrong (17) has confirmed he will contest the 2018 Castrol Toyota Racing Series with one aim: to be champion.
Friday, 3 November 2017
Dry-wet qualifying revs up Toyota 86 Championship
New names and returnees share pole for two of the weekend’s three races as the 2017-2018 Toyota 86 Championship kicks off this weekend.
Tuesday, 24 October 2017
Thomasen does the double
His rivals made him work hard for it - but Tauranga's Ben Thomasen has 'done the double', winning the punishing Polaris NZ 1000 in September and now the 2017 Polaris New Zealand Offroad Racing Championship.
ARMSTRONG WINS ITALIAN F4 CHAMPIONSHIP
Ferrari junior driver Marcus Armstrong has secured the 2017 Italian Formula 4 title with two races to spare.
Thursday, 19 October 2017
Armstrong ready to step up in Formula 4
Christchurch teen Marcus Armstrong is ready to do battle for the Italian Formula 4 title as the championship arrives in Monza for the final round.
Monday, 16 October 2017
Nelson gets the thunder: Motorsport mecca hosts offroad racing national finals
Nelson’s reputation as a motorsport mecca takes a step forward this weekend as the assembled might of the offroad racing national championship thunders into town.
Monday, 9 October 2017
ARMSTRONG TIGHTENS GRIP ON FORMULA 4 CHAMPIONSHIP
A triple podium finish at the penultimate round has propelled Christchurch driver Marcus Armstrong closer to the Italian Formula 4 title.
Sunday, 8 October 2017
KEEP CALM AND CARRY ON, MARCUS
Marcus Armstrong extends his points lead and draws closer to the Italian Formula 4 title with a share of pole for this weekend's races at Mugello and second in race one, banking valuable points.
Jack Milligan (Toyota 86 Championship Rookie of the Year 2016-2017) has scored a fifth and third overall in the Australian Toyota 86 Racing Series at Bathurst.
Tuesday, 3 October 2017
Toyota Racing New Zealand opens new headquarters at Hampton Downs
With a formal ceremony this morning, Toyota Racing New Zealand has officially opened its new purpose built headquarters at the Hampton Downs motor racing circuit in the north Waikato.
Monday, 2 October 2017
Brendon Leitch first signing for Castrol Toyota Racing Series 2018
Invercargill race driver Brendon Leitch, 21, is the first signing for the coming Castrol Toyota Racing Series.
Sunday, 1 October 2017
Race trucks take top points in offroad racing final round at Raglan
Monday, 25 September 2017
Disappointment for Armstrong in German Formula 4 finale
Title decided in last race of weekend
Kiwi teen pipped at the post by team-mate
Christchurch’s Marcus Armstrong saw his German Formula 4 title hopes dashed yesterday when his team-mate came through to win the title by a narrow margin of just 4.5 points.
Tuesday, 19 September 2017
Armstrong dominates two European Formula 4 championships
Latest podiums in Germany bring narrow lead to Kiwi teen
Prema wins German Formula 4 Teams’ title for second year
Christchurch’s Marcus Armstrong has become the first driver to lead both the German and Italian Formula 4 Championships.
Monday, 18 September 2017
Leitch hangs on in tough, bizarre Formula 4 USA round
Three top New Zealand race drivers converged on the spectacular Circuit of the Americas in Texas over the weekend, but only two came away with victory.
Tuesday, 12 September 2017
Milligan aims for top of the Mountain with Bathurst drive
Every Kiwi racing driver’s dream will become reality for Jack Milligan when he races a Toyota 86 sports coupe at the Bathurst 1000 next month.
Monday, 11 September 2017
Thomasen defeats 100-strong field at 2017 Polaris NZ 1000
Sunday, 3 September 2017
Record entry: Polaris NZ 1000 cracks the magic 100
New Zealand’s biggest offroad race has once again broken its own entry record.
Tuesday, 29 August 2017
Bruising race weekend for Leitch at Virginia International Raceway
From a high to a bruising low – and back again.
Tuesday, 15 August 2017
LEITCH WINS BIG IN FORMULA 4 USA
Southland race driver Brendon Leitch is celebrating an ‘unbelievable’ breakthrough race winning weekend in the FIA Formula 4 USA Championship having won the rain-affected opening race at the Mid Ohio circuit and taken podiums in the following two to win the weekend outright.
Friday, 11 August 2017
Liam Lawson wins CareVets Scholarship for coming Toyota 86 Championship
Pukekohe student Liam Lawson will be the CareVets Racing Team’s scholarship driver in the coming 2017-2018 Toyota 86 Championship.
Monday, 17 July 2017
Triumph and frustration for Marcus Armstrong at Mugello
Marcus Armstrong continues to show race-winning form in the Italian Formula 4 Championship with a win and a second placing at the latest round – and has increased his championship lead despite a frustrating third race.
Monday, 10 July 2017
Leitch happy with performance in Formula 4 at Mosport
Brendon Leitch is wrapping up a successful race weekend at the Mosport circuit in Ontario, Canada, with points on the board and the satisfaction of having completed three races with a fast and consistent car beneath him.
Sunday, 9 July 2017
ARMSTRONG WINS AGAIN IN GERMAN F4
Marcus Armstrong (TRS 2017) has added another win and a second placing at the latest round of the ADAC (German) Formula 4 Championship, cementing his third place at the championship midpoint.