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Allen set to surprise the young guns

Tuesday, 21 September 2021, 9:59 am | Toyota Racing

Manawatu racer Justin Allen is revved up and ready for his best ever showing in the Best Bars Toyota 86 Championship and is leaving no stone unturned as he builds up for a title challenge. Justin Allen is aiming big for this season’s Toyota 86 ... More >>

Best Bars Toyota 86 Championship Interest Unprecedented As More Hopefuls Test

Thursday, 24 June 2021, 3:55 pm | Toyota Racing

A busy week of testing activity at Hampton Downs for TOYOTA GAZOO Racing saw four more young up and coming racers try out the Best Bars Toyota 86 Championship car - and all were left impressed by the car's abilities in the challenging track conditions. ... More >>

Class Victory For Toyota Gazoo Racing Team Thailand At Nurburgring 24hrs, Powered By Motul

Friday, 11 June 2021, 12:30 pm | Toyota Racing

Thailand, June 10, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - Toyota Gazoo Racing Team Thailand battled severely adverse weather conditions to take an emphatic win at the ADAC Total 24 Hours of Nurburgring 2021. Motul's top-line product 300V was the motor oil of choice ... More >>

FT60 Leaves Drivers Wanting More After Ruapuna Test

Thursday, 6 May 2021, 10:57 am | Toyota Racing

The Castrol Toyota Racing Series made a giant step back to normality this week when it welcomed its first international driver since the pandemic for an official test of its FT60 car – and a successful day left all eager for more track time. Aussie ... More >>

Ruapuna And TR86 A Winning Formula For Test Day Drivers

Wednesday, 5 May 2021, 10:59 am | Toyota Racing

A dozen of the country's top young racers enjoyed their first taste of the Toyota 86 at Ruapuna today and all left impressed and in no doubt why the Best Bars Toyota 86 Championship remains one of the most hotly-contested in the Southern hemisphere. ... More >>

Kiwi Young Guns Join Aussie Star For Ruapuna FT60 Test

Monday, 3 May 2021, 11:17 am | Toyota Racing

Three of New Zealand's best single seater prospects – including the champions of Formula Ford – will join one of Australia's young guns and step aboard Toyota's FT60 for the car's first run at the Mike Pero Motorsport Park in Christchurch tomorrow. ... More >>

TOYOTA GAZOO TR86 Test Day At Ruapuna At Capacity

Friday, 30 April 2021, 9:24 am | Toyota Racing

High demand for Toyota 86 testing on the South Island has meant a capacity 12 up and coming drivers are locked and loaded for the Best Bars Toyota 86 Championship test next Tuesday at Ruapuna. The demand comes off the back of a fantastic 2021 championship, ... More >>

TR86 Trio Go Down To The Wire For 2021 Title

Wednesday, 14 April 2021, 1:55 pm | Toyota Racing

With 12 races down and just three to go, the race to the 2021 Best Bars Toyota 86 Championship title is still wide open. Either current series leader Rowan Shepherd, early pace setter Ryan Wood or Simon Evans will leave the Bruce McLaren Motorsport ... More >>

TRS Focus Switches To Talent Development Under Unique TGRNZ Structure

Thursday, 28 January 2021, 11:59 am | Toyota Racing

  After the drama and excitement of the Grand Prix weekend and the one-off appearances by the sport’s domestic superstars, it’s the young guns who will now become the focus of attention as the Castrol Toyota Racing Series heads into ... More >>

Van Der Drift Shows Early Form As Times Tumble At Hampton Downs

Friday, 22 January 2021, 4:12 pm | Toyota Racing

Multiple international champion and former Team New Zealand A1GP driver Chris van der Drift fired the opening shot in the first major practice session at the 66th New Zealand Grand Prix at Hampton Downs this afternoon.   He waited until ... More >>

Murphy Tops First Practice Session

Friday, 22 January 2021, 2:21 pm | Toyota Racing

Four time Bathurst champion and former New Zealand Grand Prix winner Greg Murphy got his GP weekend at Hampton Downs off to a solid start with the fastest time in his practice session this morning. Kiwi racing legend Greg Murphy got his Grand Prix ... More >>

Unique New Zealand Grand Prix Set To Make History This Weekend

Thursday, 21 January 2021, 1:01 pm | Toyota Racing

Sixteen of New Zealand’s top racing drivers are all set to race in the 66th New Zealand Grand Prix this weekend and there’s huge interest in what is being billed as an historic Race of Champions. <img src="" ... More >>

Rowan Shepherd Joins Best Bars Grid For 2021

Wednesday, 20 January 2021, 11:08 am | Toyota Racing

  Endurance and saloon car racer Rowan Shepherd joins an impressive field of experienced and up and coming racers in this year’s Best Bars Toyota 86 Championship.   A multiple champion in domestic motorsport including the 2014 National ... More >>

International Champion Evans Set For NZ Campaign Aboard Toyota 86

Tuesday, 19 January 2021, 11:17 am | Toyota Racing

Multiple New Zealand Touring Car Champion, endurance winner and the current FIA Jaguar I-Pace eTrophy Series champ Simon Evans will become one of the series' highest profile racers when he steps aboard a Toyota 86 for a shot at the 2021 Best Bars ... More >>

2021 Castrol TRS Championship Set To Intensify As Bethune Confirmed

Tuesday, 22 December 2020, 2:02 pm | Toyota Racing

  Rising Dunedin racing star Josh Bethune has today confirmed his entry into the 2021 Castrol Toyota Racing Series and he is looking forward to competing against a high class field of Kiwi racing superstars.   The 17 year old ... More >>

Ngatoa Confirms Full Castrol TRS Campaign

Thursday, 17 December 2020, 3:00 pm | Toyota Racing

Up and coming New Zealand single seater racer Kaleb Ngatoa is the latest driver to be confirmed for the 2021 Castrol Toyota Racing Series. The Marton-based racer will compete in the full three round 2021 Castrol Toyota Racing Series, which will ... More >>

Chris Van Der Drift And Tasman Motorsports Group Back For New Zealand Grand Prix

Wednesday, 16 December 2020, 2:33 pm | Toyota Racing

With multiple international championship wins to his name, single seater and GT specialist Chris van der Drift will line up for the 66th running of the New Zealand Grand Prix at Hampton Downs in January as a potential winner. Tasman Motorsports ... More >>

Top Kiwi karter confirms full Castrol TRS campaign

Thursday, 10 December 2020, 12:02 pm | Toyota Racing

Matthew Payne will be one to watch when the 2021 Castrol Toyota Racing Series blasts into action. More >>

Kiwi Legend Confirms 50th New Zealand Grand Prix Drive

Friday, 4 December 2020, 11:10 am | Toyota Racing

  Kiwi motor racing legend Kenny Smith will line up for his 50th New Zealand Grand Prix in the 66th running of the event at Hampton Downs early next year.   Kiwi motor racing legend Kenny Smith will line up for his 50th New Zealand Grand ... More >>

The 66th New Zealand Grand Prix Will Be At Hampton Downs

Wednesday, 25 November 2020, 9:32 am | Toyota Racing

Hampton Downs International Motorsport Park has been confirmed as host of the 66th running of the New Zealand Grand Prix in January - the first event of the three round 2021 Castrol Toyota Racing Series. It will be the first time the Grand Prix has been ... More >>