2017 Toyota Racing Series – The Thomlinsons Move On

Toyota Racing NZ Seeks Successor for the Future The passionate husband and wife duo of Barrie and Louise Thomlinson have decided that it’s time for them to step down from their role as Category managers of the Castrol Toyota Racing Series. The couple along with the management team at Toyota New Zealand set up the…

2017 Toyota Racing Series – Title Goes to Randle

Randle Wins Outstanding Castrol Toyota Racing Series Thomas Randle (20), became the first Australian to win the Castrol Toyota Racing Series – deservedly so – in its 13 year history, with a great demonstration of driving at the Manfeild Grand Prix over the weekend. The series has now established itself as the best off-season racing,…

2017 Toyota Racing Series – Grand Prix Win for Daruvala

Randle Wins Title, Daruvala Wins Grand Prix Melbourne’s Thomas Randle has become the first Australian to win the Toyota Racing Series title at Manfeild this afternoon in finishing third to Jehan Daruvala in the 62nd New Zealand Grand Prix. “It’s an amazing relief,” said Randle, who went into the race one point behind Pedro Piquet…

2017 Toyota Racing Series – Piquet Wins Manfeild Prelim

Piquet Wins Manfeild Preliminary, Leitch Unhurt After Triple Somersault Pedro Piquet has made the Castrol Toyota Racing Series a three way battle after winning the first preliminary race at the New Zealand Grand Prix meeting at Circuit Chris Amon, Manfeild this afternoon. The Brazilian is now only five points behind series leader Thomas Randle from…

2017 Toyota Racing Series – Denny Hulme Trophy Victory for Armstrong

Armstrong Wins Denny Hulme Trophy at Taupo Marcus Armstrong learnt from his mistake 24 hours ago (Saturday afternoon) to comfortably win the Denny Hulme Trophy at the fourth round of the Castrol Toyota Racing Series at Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park, Taupo, this afternoon. Getting the best start from the outside of the front row of…

2017 Toyota Racing Series – Leitch Dominant at Taupo

Leitch Takes Dominant Win at Taupo Invercargill’s Brendon Leitch has taken a dominant win in this afternoon’s Castrol Toyota Racing Series race, his first of this summer, at Taupo with a fine drive from third place on the grid. After the frustrations of the last two weekends, Leitch reveled in the victory. “Last weekend was…

2017 Toyota Racing Series – The Backroom Boys

The Inconspicuous Technical Side of the Toyota Racing Series Forget the image of grubby overalls and oil ingrained fingernails and hands. Engineering a modern single seater racing car is more about cerebral smarts and computer analysis. Two Aucklanders, David Versalko and Ash Blewett are among a number of degree qualified engineers, using their knowledge for…

2017 Toyota Racing Series – Randle Claims New Zealand Motor Cup

Randle Delivers on Promise Thomas Randle has delivered on the promise he has been showing for the last two weekends of the Castrol Toyota Racing Series when he won the New Zealand Motor Cup at Hampton Downs this afternoon. In doing so he set a little bit of history, becoming the first Australian in 42…

2017 Toyota Racing Series – Armstrong Comes Through Carnage to Win at Hampton Downs

Armstrong Wins at Hampton Downs After Chaotic First Lap Christchurch’s Marcus Armstrong has won this afternoon’s Castrol Toyota Racing Series event at Hampton Downs after grabbing the initiative in a chaotic first lap. Fastest qualifier Thomas Randle (Australia) slid wide on the second corner and Armstrong who had started third took his chance. Invercargill’s Brendon…