September 15th, 2019175
The BNT V8s Championship will join the
Supercars Junior Development Program to provide a pathway for young Kiwi
drivers to follow the likes of Scott McLaughlin into the top grade.
A partnership between the New Zealand
Touring Car Championship and Supercars was forged at this weekend’s ITM
Auckland SuperSprint to identify, nurture...
September 14th, 2019151
Nick Chester and his Chester Plumbing &
Bathroom Holden Commodore has won a hard fought battle with Simon Evans in the
first race of the BNT V8s Non Championship event at the ITM Auckland
SuperSprint at Pukekohe this afternoon.
The two Holden drivers fought all the way
through the 16-lap encounter, with Evans in his Wet &...
September 12th, 2019262
The gloves are off and almost anything goes
this weekend in the BNT V8s at Pukekohe.
As a curtain raiser to the 2019/20 BNT V8
Championship Season, this weekend will see the BNT V8s compete as a
non-championship round at the Auckland ITM Supersprint with their six round
championship getting underway at Pukekohe on November...
June 13th, 2019936
A new and
exciting era for V8 racing in New Zealand is on the horizon with the BNT V8s
Championship announcing technical details of their next generation car.
A huge leap
forward in design and technical specification the new car platform is to be designed
and built by Pace Innovations in Australia, and will be designed to look like...
March 11th, 2019334Cambridge V8 driver Nick Ross has finished in second place in the 2018/19 BNT V8s Championship following the sixth and final round held at Hampton Downs over the weekend.
Ross had been locked in a fierce battle with young Australian driver Jack Smith all season with the two drivers going into the final round with Smith leading by a...
March 10th, 2019253Justin Ashwell has clinched the Class Two title in the BNT V8s at Hampton Downs today.
After a seesaw battle with nearest rival Matt Podjursky all season long, Ashwell managed to hold on and win the Championship by just a handful of points over the youngster from Inglewood.
“To Matt and his team this weekend, they...
March 10th, 2019367Australian driver Jack Smith has taken out the 2018/19 BNT V8s Championship at Hampton Downs this weekend.
Smith had taken a third placing in the opening race of the weekend on Saturday, however a post race 30-second penalty for contact with Nick Ross relegated him to eighth place. He followed up a fourth place in race two of the...
March 9th, 2019331Holden driver Lance Hughes has taken his first win the BNT V8s 2018/19 Championship at Hampton Downs today.
Clinching the Gull pole position earlier today, Hughes lead from start to finish over the 16-lap encounter, was followed to the line by Toyota driver Brenton Grove, while there was plenty of action behind.
March 7th, 2019307With one round remaining at Hampton Downs this coming weekend, there are 225 points up for grabs across the final three races of the BNT V8 season, with Holden driver Jack Smith looking to be the championship favourite.
Australian, Smith, holds the BNT V8s Championship lead with 1018 points, 114 clear of the Nissan Altima of Nick...
March 7th, 2019328It’ll be a big weekend for Class One Holden racer Rob Wallace at the final round of the BNT V8s at Hampton Downs on Saturday and Sunday as he chases down a top three spot in the points as well as rookie of the year.
Wallace from Tauranga, currently sits in fourth place in points on 742, just 56 points behind fellow Holden...
February 10th, 2019413Australian driver Jack Smith has taken the round win at Manfeild Circuit Chris Amon at Feilding this weekend.
Race two of the weekend held on Sunday morning was won by Smith, with Nick Ross and Lance Hughes rounding out the podium. Smith and the Nissan of Nick Ross battled throughout the race, before a decisive move by Smith saw...
February 9th, 2019318Nick Ross has won the first race of the weekend at Round 5 of the BNT V8s in a thrilling encounter at Manfeild Circuit Chris Amon today at Feilding.
Starting from position two, Ross and his Nissan Altima gained a good start and held the lead into the first turn from a hard charging Championship leader Jack Smith.
February 7th, 2019348There is still plenty to play for in the BNT V8s Championship when round five at Manfeild Circuit Chris Amon gets underway this weekend. After four rounds, Jack Smith sits at the top of the point’s table on 801 points. Nick Ross is 39 points behind on 762, with Lance Hughes in third on 611.
Smith has been the dominant force in...