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Lawson Is F1 Hot Property - Caillol

Tuesday, 19 September 2023, 7:05 pm | Toyota New Zealand

Liam Lawson shone under the Singapore floodlights. Picture Red Bull Content Pool TOYOTA GAZOO Racing New Zealand motorsport manager Nicolas Caillol, who saw Liam Lawson’s skills evolve in two seasons of the domestic Castrol Toyota Racing Series, ... More >>

Blenheim’s William Exton Is Confirmed For A Second Season In The Toyota 86 Championship

Monday, 18 September 2023, 10:04 am | Toyota New Zealand

Blenheim’s William Exton is confirmed for a second season in the Toyota 86 Championship and the 19 year old former karting champion is aiming high. <img src="" width="720" height="345"> William Exton is aiming high ... More >>

Rooney Wants Rookie Honours – And More

Wednesday, 13 September 2023, 11:06 pm | Toyota New Zealand

Jackson Rooney is targeting rookie honours and more - Supplied Hot on the heels of his big win in the Hampton Downs Academy Shootout last week, Hawke’s Bay driver Jackson Rooney has today confirmed his first season in cars will be in the 2023-2024 ... More >>

TGRNZ Dream Of Finding Next Kiwi World Champion One Step Closer

Monday, 28 August 2023, 6:07 pm | Toyota New Zealand

Kiwi Liam Lawson made his long-awaited F1 debut over the weekend at the Dutch Grand Prix and in the process helped TOYOTA GAZOO Racing New Zealand take one step closer towards one of its great ambitions. Helping to find New Zealand’s next world champion ... More >>

Gilchrist And Gray Want More After Promising GT4 Debut

Friday, 11 August 2023, 7:03 pm | Toyota New Zealand

A great end to a great season for Gilchrist and Gray. Picture supplied Toyota 86 Champion Brock Gilchrist and top rookie Rylan Gray are both keen to do more GT4 racing in Europe following their impressive prize weekend performance at the ADAC GT4 Germany ... More >>

Countdown On For Gilchrist And Gray As Nürburgring Beckons

Friday, 28 July 2023, 6:45 pm | Toyota New Zealand

The countdown is on to Brock Gilchrist and Rylan Gray’s international GT4 debuts at the Nürburgring and the two Toyota 86 champions are looking forward to the biggest weekend of their motorsport careers so far. Final preparations are almost complete ... More >>

TGRNZ Reveals Nürburgring Livery For Toyota 86 Champs

Wednesday, 19 July 2023, 6:32 pm | Toyota New Zealand

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing New Zealand has revealed the livery for the GR Supra GT4 EVO that will fly the flag for New Zealand and the Toyota 86 Championship at the iconic venue next month. War machine – The Gilchrist and Gray GR Supra GT4 EVO will look ... More >>

Gilchrist In Dreamworld After Successful Triple Eight Supercar Test

Monday, 17 July 2023, 6:45 pm | Toyota New Zealand

In the hot seat! Gilchrist in the Camaro ready to go. Picture supplied 2023 Toyota 86 Champion Brock Gilchrist showed why he’s one of New Zealand’s hottest prospects for the Australian Supercars after a successful test with Triple Eight Race Engineering ... More >>

Elite MotorSport Academy Welcomes Toyota’s Fantastic Four

Monday, 29 May 2023, 6:05 pm | Toyota New Zealand

No fewer than four drivers from the 2023 Toyota 86 Championship have been selected for New Zealand’s 2023 Elite MotorSport Academy, the most ever in the ten-year history of the popular series. Top guns Clay Osborne and Dion Pitt (pictured above) ... More >>

Career Changing Day For Gilchrist Ends With Ampol Red Bull Racing Supercar Test

Monday, 8 May 2023, 6:16 am | Toyota New Zealand

A magical moment for a racer named after one of Supercars’ finest. Brock Gilchrist receives his Ampol Red Bull Racing Gen 3 test prize from Greg Murphy, Josie Spillane, delighted mum Ursula and Daniel Gaunt. Picture Andy Kruy. It’s been a day of days ... More >>

High Drama But Gilchrist Is The 2023 Champion

Sunday, 7 May 2023, 6:47 pm | Toyota New Zealand

Brock Gilchrist celebrates his Championship win - Picture Tayler Burke. Brock Gilchrist is the 2023 Toyota 86 Champion after high drama in the final race of the season at Hampton Downs. In a gripping conclusion to the championship Gilchrist was spun at ... More >>

Gray Seals Rookie Championship In Style

Sunday, 7 May 2023, 6:41 pm | Toyota New Zealand

Rylan Gray took the 2023 Rookie Championship in style with victory. Picture Bruce Jenkins. Rylan Gray secured the 2023 Toyota 86 Championship Rookie title and a seat in a GR Supra GT4 EVO at the Nürburgring in style with a great win in the second ... More >>

Allen Wins Race 1 – Title To Go Down To Sunday

Saturday, 6 May 2023, 8:12 pm | Toyota New Zealand

Turn one action but it all went Justin Allen’s way in a shortened race. Picture Bruce Jenkins. Justin Allen was an easy winner in a shortened race at Hampton Downs today – winning under the caution after mechanical failure left Christina Orr-West’s ... More >>

Allen Back On Form For Hampton Downs Pole Position

Saturday, 6 May 2023, 5:40 pm | Toyota New Zealand

Allen, who has six podiums to his name in this season’s championship but no wins so far, was the only driver to beat the 1 minute 17 second time for the 3km Hampton Downs national circuit lap time and his 1 minute 16.913 eclipsed Fynn Osborne by ... More >>

Stakes High As Toyota 86 Championship Approaches Finish Line

Wednesday, 3 May 2023, 5:06 pm | Toyota New Zealand

Matakana’s Brock Gilchrist is in pole position for the 2023 Toyota 86 Championship title as the six round, 18 race series reaches its conclusion this weekend at Hampton Downs - but he’s far from home and dry. With two other drivers – Clay Osborne ... More >>

Dream Weekend At The Nürburgring Lined Up For Toyota 86 Top Guns

Wednesday, 19 April 2023, 6:54 pm | Toyota New Zealand

The champion and top rookie will race a GR Supra GT4 Evo at the Nürburgring. Picture supplied. TOYOTA GAZOO Racing New Zealand have confirmed the prize package for its champion and top rookie in the 2023 Toyota 86 Championship and it’s going to be ... More >>

Pitt Triumphs In Three-way Thriller At Manfeild

Sunday, 16 April 2023, 10:30 pm | Toyota New Zealand

Dion Pitt won a thriller at Manfeild Circuit Chris Amon. Picture Bruce Jenkins Dion Pitt came out on top after a fantastic battle in the feature race at the penultimate round of the 2023 Toyota 86 Championship at Manfeild Circuit Chris Amon this afternoon. ... More >>

Gilchrist Fights Back With Superb Win At Manfeild

Sunday, 16 April 2023, 10:15 pm | Toyota New Zealand

Championship leader Brock Gilchrist took victory in Race 2 at Manfeild. Picture Bruce Jenkins Championship leader Brock Gilchrist bounced back from a difficult Saturday at Manfeild Circuit Chris Amon to take a fine win a dramatic second race at the penultimate ... More >>

Brotherly Love Helps Osborne Race To First Toyota 86 Win

Saturday, 15 April 2023, 6:40 pm | Toyota New Zealand

Clay Osborne leads Dion Pitt and third placed Tayler Bryant. Picture Bruce Jenkins Clay Osborne leads Dion Pitt and third placed Tayler Bryant. Picture Bruce Jenkins Clay Osborne took his first ever race victory in the Toyota 86 Championship at Manfeild ... More >>

Toyota 86 Championship Heads To The Manawatu For First Time Since 2021

Thursday, 13 April 2023, 6:23 pm | Toyota New Zealand

The TR86 racers will do battle at Manfeild – Circuit Chris Amon this weekend. Picture Bruce Jenkins He may have a 90 point lead in the Toyota 86 Championship, but there’s not likely to be any change in strategy this weekend from series leader ... More >>





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