MotorSport New Zealand Race Championships
ITM 500 Volunteer Applications
Applications are now open for Sporting Volunteers for the V8 Supercar event. We are pleased to invite you to apply for a position at the ITM500 V8 Supercars, 2014. This event has a different time format to previous and will be held over four days, starting Thursday 24 April - Sunday 27 April 2014 at Pukekohe Park Raceway.
Should you wish to apply for a position on the event this year, simply click on the link below to sign up.
Sporting Volunteers (marshals, pitlane etc) http://eepurl.com/OOteX
Event Volunteers (gates, grandstand ushers, info desk etc) http://eepurl.com/OOc61
It really couldn't get easier than that. Once you have signed up, we will be in touch to confirm your position and pass on further information about briefing and accreditation as it comes to hand. If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact me on the details below. Many thanks and I look forward to working with you on this event to make it bigger and better than previous.
Deb Day, Volunteer Coordinator, The Motorsport Club
M. +64 274 875 079, E. firstname.lastname@example.org
Welcome to the official home of the MotorSport New Zealand Race Championships. The Premier Race Championship Series runs the length of the country so all New Zealanders can have access to a major motorsport event near them each summer.
The 2013/14 season sees the MotorSport New Zealand Premier Race Championship Series travelling nationwide and visiting Teretonga Park in Invercargill (January 2014), Timaru International Motor Raceway (January 2014), Hampton Downs in the Waikato (February 2014), Manfeild Circuit near Palmerston North (February 2014), Taupo Motorsport Park (March 2014) and finishing at Pukekohe Park Raceway south of Auckland at the V8 Supercar event (April 2014).
Each MSNZ round is made up of a unique set of classes featuring some of the main championships: Toyota Racing Series, NZV8 Touring Cars, Toyota TR 86 and Formula Ford and various support classes. Please note that the individual calendars for each of these championship class series also feature one or more non-MSNZ rounds - Toyota Racing Series at Highlands Park (Jan14), NZV8 Touring Cars at Pukekohe (Nov13), Toyota TR 86 at Highlands Park (Nov13), Pukekohe (Dec13) & Hampton Downs (May14) and Formula Ford at Timaru International Motor Raceway (Nov13).
So... variation is the key to making the new season another great spectacle for race fans throughout New Zealand - make sure you get to a track near you this summer!
(18/2/14) New FT50 TRS car an ‘ideal platform’ for young driver development & TRS Drivers excited at the reveal of 2015 car.
Toyota has unveiled key components of its new single-seater at the 2014 TRS awards evening held at its National Customer Centre in Palmerston North.
The car will carry the model code Toyota FT50 and will replace the current FT40 car in New Zealand’s premier racing championship in 2015. read more
McLaughlin Back on Top and Bargwanna Maintains Lead over Ross
(9/3/14) Another weekend of tough V8 powered racing ended with an exciting 20 lapper this afternoon at Taupo Motorsport Park where NZV8 Touring Car TLX driver Jason Bargwanna edged a little further ahead of main rival Nick Ross and James McLaughlin reclaimed his lead in the NZV8 TL Championship.
The competition was once again close in both categories with Ross taking the first win on Saturday after contact from Bargwanna saw the Australian slapped with a drive through penalty leaving Ross an unchallenged run to the flag. read more
(10/3/14) Race win a welcome birthday present for Wellington’s McNee, Torrid weekend as Armstrong and Waite tangle on-track & Callum Quin joins winners’ circle
Wellingtonian Jamie McNee extended his lead in the Toyota Finance 86 Championship with another race win and a podium in every race at Taupo’s Ricoh Motorsport Park this weekend. He is now 125 points clear of new second-place man Callum Quin. read more
Jamie sealed the championship at the final round in Taupo from second-placed Michael Collins and third-placed Ryan Yardley (both from Christchurch). As always, the Formula Ford races provided some very close and exciting wheel-to-wheel action throughout the series!
McNEE EXTENDS TOYOTA FINANCE 86 CHAMPIONSHIP LEAD
10 Mar 2014Race win a welcome birthday present for Wellington's McNee, Torrid weekend as Armstrong and Waite tangle on-track & Callum Quin joins winners' circle More
CONROY WINS NEW ZEALAND FORMULA FORD CHAMPIONSHIP
9 Mar 2014Jamie Conroy of Invercargill is the 2013/2014 New Zealand Formula Ford Champion. Twenty-two year old Conroy sealed the title when he won the second race of the final round at Taupo Motorsport Park on Sunday morning. More
Tough wins for Bargwanna in NZV8 Touring Cars
9 Mar 2014Jason Bargwanna did it the hard way as he won the penultimate round of the New Zealand V8 Touring Car championship at Taupo today. More
McLaughlin Back on Top & Bargwanna Maintains Lead
9 Mar 2014Another weekend of tough V8 powered racing ended with an exciting 20 lapper this afternoon at Taupo Motorsport Park where NZV8 Touring Car TLX driver Jason Bargwanna edged a little further ahead of main rival Nick Ross and... More
Collins happy to settle for second in title fight
9 Mar 2014The duel for the 2013/14 NZ Formula ford title has ended with Christchurch's Michael Collins finishing runner up to Southland's Jamie Conroy. More
MCNEE HOLDS OFF POLE MAN BLEWETT TO WIN RACE ONE
8 Mar 2014Toyota Finance 86 Championship leader Jamie McNee sprinted from a start position of fifth to lead and win the first race for the TR 86 cars at Taupo today, adding a handy 75 points to his championship lead. More
Judge in the dock in NZV8 Touring Cars
8 Mar 2014The judge became the judged in today's New Zealand V8 Touring Car race at Taupo - and he was found guilty. More
Porter Gets First Win, Ross Closes in on Bargs
8 Mar 2014Throughout the season Hamilton's Bronson Porter has shown bursts of speed and talent which had yet to translate into a strong challenge for the NZV8 Touring Cars TL Championship until today. More
Bargwanna and Cooley Top Friday Testing at Taupo
7 Mar 2014Wellington driver Brock Cooley fired an early wanring shot across the bow of the top three drivers in the NZV8 Touring Cars TL Championship today in the first testing session at Taupo Motorsport Park. More