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Evans Takes Second Win And Early Series Lead

Sunday, 16 January 2022, 6:09 pm | Toyota GAZOO Racing New Zealand

Simon Evans won the third race and the round, fending off reigning champion Rowan Shepherd. Picture Bruce Jenkins. Simon Evans has won the final race and the round at Highlands Motorsport Park to take an early series lead in the 2022 Toyota 86 Championship. ... More >>

Veteran Penny Turns Back The Clock For Race 2 Victory

Sunday, 16 January 2022, 6:07 pm | Toyota GAZOO Racing New Zealand

John Penny leads the field – he went on to win the red flagged race. Picture Bruce Jenkins. Veteran John Penny - the oldest competitor in this season's Toyota 86 Championship - took his second ever victory in the category with a win in a shortened second race ... More >>

Evans Strikes First With Highlands Win

Saturday, 15 January 2022, 8:21 pm | Toyota GAZOO Racing New Zealand

Simon Evans led from start to finish at Highlands Motorsport Park. Picture Bruce Jenkins Pole position holder Simon Evans was unstoppable in the first race of the Toyota 86 Championship today, racing away from Justin Allen to win at Highlands Motorsport ... More >>

Evans Opens Campaign With Sensational Highlands Pole Position

Saturday, 15 January 2022, 6:40 pm | Toyota GAZOO Racing New Zealand

Simon Evans was at his best in qualifying at Highlands Motorsport Park. Picture Bruce Jenkins Simon Evans showed his class in the first qualifying session of 2022 to grab the championship's first Castrol Pole Position Trophy with a blistering fastest ... More >>

Toyota 86 Championship Ready For Biggest Ever Season

Thursday, 13 January 2022, 6:29 pm | Toyota GAZOO Racing New Zealand

The eagerly anticipated 2022 Toyota 86 Championship begins this weekend. Picture Tayler Burke. It’s been a tough build up to the start of what will be the biggest ever Toyota 86 Championship, but there’s no doubt the long wait before the season ... More >>

2022 NZ Grand Prix Cancelled – Border Controls A Significant Obstacle

Tuesday, 11 January 2022, 6:14 pm | Toyota GAZOO Racing New Zealand

Organisers have cancelled the 2022 New Zealand Grand Prix amidst border access challenges. Picture Bruce Jenkins. TOYOTA GAZOO Racing New Zealand, MotorSport New Zealand and promoter SpeedWorks Events have today confirmed that the 2022 New Zealand Grand Prix ... More >>

Toyota 86 Racers Back In Action With Major Hampton Downs Test

Tuesday, 21 December 2021, 7:21 pm | Toyota GAZOO Racing New Zealand

Some of the country’s top young drivers finally dusted off the Covid cobwebs at Hampton Downs over the weekend when the Toyota 86 Championship got into gear for 2022 with its official annual test for all competitors. A fine line up of talent ... More >>

Morton Completes Record Toyota 86 Line Up

Tuesday, 14 December 2021, 4:57 pm | Toyota GAZOO Racing New Zealand

Rookie William Morton completes the record-breaking line up in this year’s Toyota 86 Championship. Picture Supplied. Rookie Auckland racer William Morton is jumping into the big time in the Toyota 86 Championship this season and is excited to be ... More >>

Osborne Latest Karting Champ To Confirm Toyota Switch

Tuesday, 19 October 2021, 9:57 am | Toyota GAZOO Racing New Zealand

  Morrinsville karting champion Fynn Osborne is the latest talent to confirm he’ll be on the ever-growing grid for the forthcoming Best Bars Toyota 86 Championship season.   Osborne is one of the country’s top karters having won the Rotax ... More >>

Lawson Makes It 20 Who Complete The Road From TRS To F1

Monday, 4 October 2021, 5:20 pm | Toyota GAZOO Racing New Zealand

Rising star Liam Lawson is all set for a 2021 F1 test and free practice runs in 2022. Picture Red Bull Content Pool. Confirmation from Alpha Tauri boss Franz Tost that Liam Lawson will test for the team at the annual post season Abu Dhabi test ... More >>

The Road To The 67th New Zealand Grand Prix Starts Here

Monday, 13 September 2021, 6:14 pm | Toyota GAZOO Racing New Zealand

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing New Zealand has released details of its Road to NZGP programme and it should help young Kiwi racers into the fast lane for the biggest single seater race weekend of the year. Kaleb Ngatoa dices it out with Shane van Gisbergen in the ... More >>

NZ Motorsport’s Biggest Ever Prize Fund Confirmed

Wednesday, 8 September 2021, 3:43 pm | Toyota GAZOO Racing New Zealand

The prize pool for the drivers in the next Toyota 86 Championship is huge. Picture Bruce Jenkins. TOYOTA GAZOO Racing New Zealand has confirmed the prize pool for the coming season‘s Best Bars Toyota 86 championship will be the most valuable ever ... More >>

Champion Returns To Defend Best Bars Toyota 86 Title

Friday, 3 September 2021, 4:57 pm | Toyota GAZOO Racing New Zealand

Champion Rowan Shepherd returns for a title defence. Picture Bruce Jenkins. Christchurch racer and current Best Bars Toyota 86 Champion Rowan Shepherd will defend his title next season. Rowan will race a Toyota 86 entered by race promoter Speed Works Events ... More >>

TGRNZ Welcomes Supercars Test Prize For Best Bars Toyota 86 Champion

Friday, 16 July 2021, 2:02 pm | Toyota GAZOO Racing New Zealand

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing New Zealand has welcomed the news that the next Best Bars Toyota 86 Championship winner will also win a Supercar test with the ultra-successful Triple Eight Race Engineering team. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2107/aaa387e3f464b298c369.jpeg" ... More >>

Gaunt Is Castrol TRS King Of Stats

Friday, 9 July 2021, 5:34 am | Toyota GAZOO Racing New Zealand

As the clock counts down towards the 2022 Castrol Toyota Racing Series and its 18th season, some number crunching at TOYOTA GAZOO Racing New Zealand of the previous 17 championships has revealed some outstanding high achievers – none more so than ... More >>

2022 Castrol Toyota Racing Series Taking Shape – South Island Return Confirmed

Saturday, 3 July 2021, 5:46 am | Toyota GAZOO Racing New Zealand

Plans are taking shape for the 18th season of the Castrol Toyota Racing Series and TOYOTA GAZOO Racing NZ has this week confirmed the championship will begin mid-January and will include a return to the South Island. The 2022 Castrol Toyota Racing Series ... More >>

Douglas Completes Successful Tests And Confirms US F4 Debut

Friday, 18 June 2021, 4:58 pm | Toyota GAZOO Racing New Zealand

Impressive youngster Jacob Douglas will head to the US next month. Picture Bruce Jenkins Jacob Douglas enjoyed his second day of testing with the Toyota FT60 putting in around 80 laps in both wet and dry conditions at Hampton Downs yesterday in preparation ... More >>

Best Bars Toyota 86 Champ Keen For More After Prize FT60 Test

Wednesday, 16 June 2021, 9:58 am | Toyota GAZOO Racing New Zealand

Kiwi racer Rowan Shepherd has completed a full day of testing in Toyota’s FT60 TRS car at Hampton Downs, impressing TOYOTA GAZOO Racing New Zealand engineers with both his speed and his rate of improvement throughout a rainy and difficult day. ... More >>

Rowan Shepherd Is The 2021 Best Bars Toyota 86 Champion

Sunday, 18 April 2021, 5:41 pm | Toyota GAZOO Racing New Zealand

To the victor, the spoils! Picture Tayler Burke Rowan Shepherd has won the 2021 Best Bars Toyota 86 Championship after a mesmerising final race at the Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park, Taupo. Shepherd needed to finish second behind race winner Simon ... More >>

TGRNZ Heads To South Island For Major Ruapuna Test Day

Wednesday, 7 April 2021, 5:09 am | Toyota GAZOO Racing New Zealand

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing New Zealand will be heading to the Mike Pero Motorsport Park in Christchurch next month on Tuesday 4th May. Toyota will test its FT60 at the Mike Pero Motorsport Park for the first time next month. Pic Bruce Jenkins. They will ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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