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Graduates Set The Pace In The USA

Wednesday, 22 March 2023, 8:28 pm | Toyota New Zealand

Graduates from the 2023 Castrol Toyota FR Oceania championship graduates have been blazing the motorsport trail beyond New Zealand proving that the Kiwi series in January and February is arguably the best place to be if you are an aspiring single seater ... More >>

Gilchrist On Top At Taupo After Classic Final Race

Sunday, 19 March 2023, 7:23 pm | Toyota New Zealand

Brock Gilchrist emerged the victor after an intense battle with Clay Osborne. Picture Bruce Jenkins With his confidence flying high, Toyota 86 Championship leader Brock Gilchrist came out on top after a race long battle with Clay Osborne in a category ... More >>

Penny There Again In Toyota 86 Reverse Grid Race

Sunday, 19 March 2023, 7:20 pm | Toyota New Zealand

John Penny did it again in the reverse top ten race. Picture Bruce Jenkins Veteran Toyota 86 racer John Penny delivered a trademark win in the second race of the weekend at Taupo International Motorsport Park, taking victory in the reverse top ten grid ... More >>

Amazing Gilchrist Beats The Odds To Maintain Winning Streak

Saturday, 18 March 2023, 9:26 pm | Toyota New Zealand

With limited time in qualifying to nail his quickest possible time thanks to running on a wet weather set up, Gilchrist lined up just fifth for the grid but by the third corner had fought his way to third. He took the lead at turn five on the second lap ... More >>

Late Charge Secures Pole Position For Clay Osborne

Saturday, 18 March 2023, 9:24 pm | Toyota New Zealand

Clay Osborne set a blistering pace in qualifying. Picture Bruce Jenkins A fascinating 20 minute qualifying session saw a change of the order amongst the series pace setters with Ayrton Hodson turning heads in second place and Rylan Gray and William Exton ... More >>

Can Anyone Stop The Gilchrist Steamroller?

Thursday, 16 March 2023, 7:00 pm | Toyota New Zealand

Who can stop Brock Gilchrist? Picture Bruce Jenkins In a big weekend for the championship, the grid will increase in size to 20 cars with the addition of two more drivers, one of which comes from one of New Zealand’s motorsport dynasties. Gilchrist is ... More >>

2024 Formula Regional Oceania Championship Dates And Tracks Confirmed

Friday, 3 March 2023, 7:48 pm | Toyota New Zealand

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing New Zealand has this week confirmed dates and tracks for the 2024 Castrol Toyota Formula Regional Oceania Championship. The early release of championship dates follows the completion of the championship’s hugely successful first full ... More >>

Ice Cool Wurz Wins Formula Regional Oceania Title In Style

Sunday, 12 February 2023, 6:59 pm | Toyota New Zealand

Austrian Charlie Wurz stayed calm as drama unfolded around him to take victory and the title in the final race of the 2023 Castrol Toyota Regional Formula Oceania Championship. Champion Wurz flanked by runner up van Hoepen and third placed Penrose. Picture Bruce ... More >>

Ice Cool Wurz Wins Formula Regional Oceania Title In Style

Sunday, 12 February 2023, 6:59 pm | Toyota New Zealand

Austrian Charlie Wurz stayed calm as drama unfolded around him to take victory and the title in the final race of the 2023 Castrol Toyota Regional Formula Oceania Championship. Champion Wurz flanked by runner up van Hoepen and third placed Penrose. Picture Bruce ... More >>

Chambers Makes History – Wurz Retakes Series Lead With One Race To Go

Sunday, 12 February 2023, 6:41 pm | Toyota New Zealand

American racer Chloe Chambers made motorsport history in New Zealand today – winning the penultimate race in the 2023 Castrol Toyota Formula Regional Oceania Championship. In doing so she became the first woman to win a race in the 18 year history of the ... More >>

Hedge Has The Edge After Qualifying At Taupo

Saturday, 11 February 2023, 7:11 pm | Toyota New Zealand

Championship contender Callum Hedge grabbed a sensational pole position for Race 1 at Taupo Motorsport Park today, getting his final weekend in the battle for the Castrol Toyota 2023 Formula Regional Oceania Championship off to the perfect start. ... More >>

Down To The Wire For Wurz, Hedge And Abel

Saturday, 11 February 2023, 6:44 pm | Toyota New Zealand

Three drivers are in with a chance of taking New Zealand’s premier single seater title and the 18 FIA Super Licence points that go with it. Austrian Charlie Wurz leads top Kiwi Callum Hedge by 10 points, with American Jacob Abel 22 points further ... More >>

No Van Hoepen For Rivals As Flying Dutchman Dominates NZ Grand Prix

Sunday, 5 February 2023, 7:59 pm | Toyota New Zealand

Laurens van Hoepen was unstoppable. Picture Bruce Jenkins With barely a week in New Zealand under his belt, rising Dutch star Laurens van Hoepen left his rivals in his tracks as he dominated the 67th New Zealand Grand Prix – race 12 in the ... More >>

Three From Three For Dominant Gilchrist

Sunday, 5 February 2023, 7:49 pm | Toyota New Zealand

Three from three for championship leader Brock Gilchrist. Picture Bruce Jenkins Brock Gilchrist completed a perfect weekend with his third race win from three to wrap up the third round of the Toyota 86 Championship and leaves the rest of the ... More >>

Wurz Turns Tables On Hedge As Bad Luck Strikes The Kiwi

Sunday, 5 February 2023, 7:46 pm | Toyota New Zealand

A great drive by Charlie Wurz and a huge dose of bad luck for Callum Hedge put the Austrian back at the top of the championship points table after the second race at the New Zealand Grand Prix meeting at Hampton Downs. This year’s New Zealand premier ... More >>

Gilchrist Steamroller Continues With Sublime Victory In Race 2

Sunday, 5 February 2023, 7:43 pm | Toyota New Zealand

The perfect race for Brock Gilchrist netted another Toyota 86 win. Picture Bruce Jenkins Brock Gilchrist’s sublime season in the Toyota 86 Championship continued at Hampton Downs this morning with a breath-taking Race 2 win from eighth on the ... More >>

Ngatoa Takes Biggest Win Of Career At Hampton Downs

Saturday, 4 February 2023, 6:38 pm | Toyota New Zealand

A fantastic start set up Kaleb Ngatoa for the Race 1 win. Picture Bruce Jenkins New Zealander Kaleb Ngatoa – in the 2023 Formula Regional Oceania Championship for one weekend only – got his mission to win the New Zealand Grand Prix off to ... More >>

Gilchrist Makes It Look Easy

Saturday, 4 February 2023, 6:32 pm | Toyota New Zealand

Brock Gilchrist led from lights to flag. Picture Bruce Jenkins A dominant drive by Brock Gilchrist in the first race for the Toyota 86 Championship runners at Hampton Downs left his rivals breathless and fighting over the scraps. After taking pole ... More >>

Van Hoepen Vanquishes The Field For NZGP Pole

Saturday, 4 February 2023, 6:28 pm | Toyota New Zealand

Van Hoepen was unstoppable in NZGP qualifying. Picture Bruce Jenkins Lauren van Hoepen may be making his Castrol Toyota FR Oceania series debut this weekend at the New Zealand Grand Prix, but the Dutch superstar came out on top in a dramatic qualifying ... More >>

Gilchrist Stamps Authority On Toyota 86 Field With Pole On First Flying Lap

Saturday, 4 February 2023, 6:25 pm | Toyota New Zealand

Brock Gilchrist took pole position in style at Hampton Downs. Picture Bruce Jenkins Brock Gilchrist underlined his status as a favourite for the 2023 Toyota 86 Championship with a stunning performance in qualifying at the third round of the championship ... More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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