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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 >>

Pukekohe Thriller Sets Up Grandstand Finish To Best Bars Toyota 86 Championship

Monday, 29 March 2021, 11:50 am | Toyota GAZOO Racing New Zealand

Fantastic weekends for Ryan Wood and Simon Evans in the Best Bars Toyota 86 Championship at Pukekohe Park have set up a grandstand finish to the 2021 season. Championship leader Rowan Shepherd is now just two points ahead of Wood and a further five ahead ... More >>

Payne Wins Again And Is Crowned 2021 Castrol TRS Champion

Sunday, 14 February 2021, 6:30 pm | Toyota GAZOO Racing New Zealand

Mighty Matthew Payne signed off a brilliantly successful 2021 Castrol Toyota Racing Series campaign with another win, and another trophy, at Manfeild Circuit Chris Amon this afternoon. Champion Matthew Payne with the Denny Hulme Memorial Trophy. Picture ... More >>

Shepherd Wins Again And Best Bars Toyota 86 Title Now A Three-way Fight

Sunday, 14 February 2021, 6:11 pm | Toyota GAZOO Racing New Zealand

A huge weekend for Rowan Shepherd brought two more wins on Sunday at the third round of the Best Bars Toyota 86 Championship and propelled him into the points lead ahead of Simon Evans and Ryan Wood. Rowan Shepherd (leading) now heads the Best Bars Toyota ... More >>

Penalties Deny Payne And Give Frazer First TRS Race Win

Sunday, 14 February 2021, 4:30 pm | Toyota GAZOO Racing New Zealand

Matthew Payne leads the field away in Race 3 at Manfeild. Picture Tayler Burke Two on-track penalties totalling ten seconds were enough to relegate a dominant Matthew Payne from first to second in Race 3 on Sunday morning at Manfeild Circuit Chris ... More >>

Payne Masterclass Secures Dan Higgins Trophy

Sunday, 14 February 2021, 6:41 am | Toyota GAZOO Racing New Zealand

Runaway Castrol Toyota Racing Series championship leader Matthew Payne made it four from four with another winning performance at Manfeild to win the Dan Higgins Trophy and have one hand on the 2021 title. Payne once again controlled the race throughout ... More >>

Shepherd Takes First Win After Dramatic Race

Saturday, 13 February 2021, 5:13 pm | Toyota GAZOO Racing New Zealand

Rowan Shepherd emerged from an epic three way battle for his first win in the series. Picture Bruce Jenkins Shepherd and pole position holder Ryan Wood fought for the lead away from the lights, but contact on the infield sent Wood into a spin and to ... More >>

Crushing Payne Win Extends Series Lead At Manfeild

Saturday, 13 February 2021, 4:12 pm | Toyota GAZOO Racing New Zealand

Payne had a comfortable lead early on and never looked back. Starting from the front with a time that would have put him on pole for the hotly-contested NZ Grand Prix at the challenging and fast Circuit Chris Amon in 2020, Payne made a clean getaway ... More >>

Frazer Latest Success Of Road To Indy Partnership

Friday, 12 February 2021, 1:35 pm | Toyota GAZOO Racing New Zealand

Billy Frazer is the latest Kiwi to head stateside to take the next steps of his career and despite the long shadow cast by the COVID-19 pandemic, his move to USF2000 is a great success for the Castrol Toyota Racing Series and Road to Indy partnership. ... More >>

Can Anyone Halt The Reign Of Payne?

Thursday, 11 February 2021, 2:08 pm | Toyota GAZOO Racing New Zealand

The 2021 Castrol Toyota Series will be remembered as being unique in the COVID-19 world, but it has also seen the emergence of a major new Kiwi racing talent in Matthew Payne. Against a field of established stars at the New Zealand Grand Prix, Payne ... More >>

Breakthrough Weekend For Challengers In Best Bars Toyota 86?

Wednesday, 10 February 2021, 2:37 pm | Toyota GAZOO Racing New Zealand

Championship leader Simon Evans and up and coming star Ryan Wood have had it all their own way so far in the first two rounds of the Best Bars Toyota 86 Championship, but it could all change this weekend at Manfeild for round three. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2102/75722bd57e5cac83fcd4.jpeg" ... More >>

Best Bars Toyota 86 Championship Shaping Up To Be Another Classic

Tuesday, 2 February 2021, 6:04 pm | Toyota GAZOO Racing New Zealand

Simon Evans left the second round of the Best Bars Toyota 86 Championship with the series lead, but the 2021 season already looks to have the makings of a classic. Great racing was the feature of the second weekend of the Best Bars Toyota 86 Championship. ... More >>

Payne Dominant In Dorothy Smith Memorial Cup Race

Saturday, 30 January 2021, 8:21 pm | Toyota GAZOO Racing New Zealand

Matthew Payne made it two from two at the second round of the Castrol Toyota Racing Series at Hampton Downs, storming home to a dominant victory and claiming the Dorothy Smith Memorial Cup. Kaleb Ngatoa came home second after a great dual with Peter Vodanovich. ... More >>

Payne Goes Lights To Flag To Take Series Lead

Saturday, 30 January 2021, 2:12 pm | Toyota GAZOO Racing New Zealand

Rookie racer Matthew Payne confirmed his position as the man to beat in this year’s Castrol Toyota Racing Series with his first win of the championship today at Hampton Downs. Matthew Payne raced to his first win in TRS at Hampton Downs and took the ... More >>

Payne Leaves It Late To Edge Frazer For Pole

Saturday, 30 January 2021, 2:05 pm | Toyota GAZOO Racing New Zealand

Matthew Payne – emerging as a favourite for the 2021 Castrol Toyota Racing Series – claimed an impressive pole position in a hotly contested qualifying session at the second round of the series on Hampton Downs national track this morning.   ... More >>

Spellbinding Drive From The Pit Lane Wins The GP For Van Gisbergen

Monday, 25 January 2021, 6:43 am | Toyota GAZOO Racing New Zealand

Shane van Gisbergen started from pit lane but won the NZ GP In extraordinary times, an extraordinary driver produced an extraordinary drive to win the 66th New Zealand Grand Prix and put his name alongside the sport's greatest drivers. Unstoppable. ... More >>

Van Gisbergen Again In Action-packed Race 2

Sunday, 24 January 2021, 4:35 pm | Toyota GAZOO Racing New Zealand

Shane van Gisbergen made it two from two at Hampton Downs Picture Bruce Jenkins Shane van Gisbergen continued his 100% record at the New Zealand Grand Prix meeting with victory in the second race of the Castrol Toyota Racing Series. It was no easy ... More >>

Rookie Ngatoa Stuns With Grand Prix Pole Position

Sunday, 24 January 2021, 2:20 pm | Toyota GAZOO Racing New Zealand

A sensational New Zealand Grand Prix qualifying session saw rookie Kaleb Ngatoa master wet conditions to steal pole position. A star is born – Kaleb Ngatoa will start the 66th NZGP from pole position. Picture Bruce Jenkins The final moments of ... More >>

Ryan Wood Takes Debut Win In Best Bars Toyota 86

Saturday, 23 January 2021, 4:33 pm | Toyota GAZOO Racing New Zealand

Ryan Wood takes a lead in the first Best Bars Toyota 86 race he maintained to the flag . Picture Bruce Jenkins. Ryan Wood took his first victory in the first race of the 2021 Best Bars Toyota 86 Championship after a faultless lights-to-flag victory ... More >>

Stars Align For Vlok For Second TRS Campaign, Eight Years After First

Saturday, 16 January 2021, 5:08 pm | Toyota GAZOO Racing New Zealand

Christchurch based racer and entrepreneur Chris Vlok is the latest driver to sign up for the full 2021 Castrol Toyota Racing Series. Eight years after last racing in TRS Chris Vlok is back for 2021. Picture supplied. Vlok, 28, will compete in all ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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