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NZ: M2 Motorsport Christchurch summary

McLENNAN SCOOPS ROUND HONOURS Powerbuilt Tools Raceway continues to be a happy hunting ground for young Upper Hutt Porsche GT3 Cup star Simon McLennan. The twenty-three year old has enjoyed plenty of success at the 3.33 kilometre circuit on the ...

NZ: Series Christchurch race 2 report

GAUNT CONSOLIDATES PORSCHE SERIES POINTS LEAD IN CHRISTCHURCH Auckland driver Daniel Gaunt has consolidated his points lead in this season's New Zealand Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge championship with three wins from three starts at the second round ...

NZ: M2 Motorsport Pukekohe Park summary

GAME ON FOR McLENNAN Upper Hutt Porsche GT3 racer Simon McLennan made an impressive start to his quest for championship honours in his class of this years Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge at Pukekohe Park Raceway this weekend. McLennan was in superb ...

NZ: International Motorsport Pukekohe Park summary

THREE PODIUM PLACINGS FOR INTERNATIONAL MOTORSPORT International Motorsport drivers Jonny Reid and Mitchell Cunningham have hung on to finish 2nd and 3rd respectively in the overall points for Round 1 in the 2010/11 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge at ...

NZ: Series Pukekohe Park summary

GAUNT GRABS EARLY PORSCHE SERIES POINTS LEAD AFTER DRAMATIC COMEBACK AT PUKEKOHE As comebacks go it's got to be up there with some of the best in sport. On Friday at Pukekohe's Pukekohe Park Raceway Daniel Gaunt speared off the track and into the ...

NZ: Series Pukekohe Saturday report

SURPRISE FIRST PORSCHE GT3 CUP RACE WIN TO GAUNT Daniel Gaunt was a surprise and very grateful winner of the first New Zealand Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge championship race of the 2010/11 season on the first day of competition at the Fujitsu 200 ...

NZ: M2 Motorsport Taupo summary

McLENNAN TANTALISINGLY CLOSE TO CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE Upper Hutt Porsche GT3 racer Simon McLennan came tantalisingly close to championship honours in his class of the Battery Town Porsche GT3 Cup at the final round at Taupo last weekend. McLennan, ...

NZ: Series Taupo Sunday report

PORSCHE TITLE NUMBER SIX FOR BAIRD, SECOND ROUND WIN FOR REID AT TAUPO BATTERY TOWN FINAL Six consecutive championship titles is a record few sportsmen or women could comprehend let alone claim yet that's what racing driver Craig Baird achieved ...

NZ: Series Taupo Saturday report

REID WINS BATTERY TOWN PORSCHE GT3 CUP CHALLENGE OPENER Jonny Reid was the big winner on the first day of competition at the final round of this season's Battery Town Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge in Taupo, turning the tables on fastest qualifier ...

Rally Tasmania: Series final leg summary

Glenney triumphs in 30th Rally Tasmania South Australian horse trainer, Steve Glenney, has mastered horsepower of a different kind with a 23.6 second victory in the 30th anniversary running of Rally Tasmania in the state's north west. Driving a ...

Rally Tasmania: Series leg one summary

Veteran Richards leads Rally Tasmania after Day 1 Motor racing legend Jim Richards leads the 30th anniversary running of Rally Tasmania after the first two competitive stages in the north west of Tasmania. The wily veteran has put his Porsche ...

Rally Tasmania: Series leg two summary

Jim Richards extends lead in Rally Tasmania Australian motor racing legend Jim Richards has extended his lead over the field in the 30th running of Rally Tasmania, and will enter the final day with a healthy margin over his major ...

Rally Tasmania preview

Rally stars ready for 30th Rally Tasmania The 30th anniversary Rally Tasmania has attracted a top quality field of over 50 entrants, with Australia's biggest rally stars ready to tackle the tarmac roads around Burnie. Starting tomorrow, Rally ...

NZ: M2 Motorsport Manfeild Park summary

McLENNAN LEADS CHAMPIONSHIP TO FINAL ROUND With just one round remaining Wellington Porsche GT3 racer Simon McLennan will lead his class of the Battery Town Porsche GT3 Cup into the final round at Taupo next month. McLennan, in just his ...

Top quality field for Rally Tasmania

The 30th anniversary Rally Tasmania has attracted a top quality field of over 50 entrants, with Australia's biggest rally stars ready to tackle the tarmac roads around Burnie. To be held from February 26 to 28, Rally Tasmania includes some of ...

NZ: Series Manfeild Park preview

BAIRD HOLDS ALL THE ACES AS BATTERY TOWN BATTLE HEADS TO MANFEILD Defending champion Craig Baird again holds all the aces heading into the penultimate round of this season's Battery Town Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge championship at Feilding's ...

AUS: Rally Tasmania news 2010-02-02

30th Rally Tasmania boosted by top entries The entry list for this month's 30th Anniversary Rally Tasmania has been boosted with two of Australia's best rally drivers entering the three-day event. 2008 Rally Tasmania winner, Steve Glenney, and ...

NZ: Simon McLennan newsletter 2010-01-27

McLENNAN HOLDS ONTO CHAMPIONSHIP LEAD Wellington Porsche GT3 racer Simon McLennan continues to lead his class in this years Battery Town Porsche GT3 Cup after four of six rounds in the championship. McLennan has just returned from the South ...

NZ: Series Timaru Sunday report

BAIRD BACK TO HIS BEST AT TIMARU Defending series champion Craig Baird was back to his best at an eventful fourth round of the 2009/10 Battery Town Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge championship at the Timaru International Motor Raceway over the ...

NZ: Series Timaru Saturday report

BAIRD PROVES BATTERY TOWN PORSCHE GT3 CUP CHALLENGE BATTLE IS NOT OVER YET Defending champion Craig Baird was back to his winning best on the first day of competition at the fourth round of the 2009/10 Battery Town Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge ...

NZ: Series Timaru preview

SMART MONEY ON REYNOLDS AS BATTERY TOWN PORSCHE GT3 CUP CHALLENGE BATTLE HEADS TO TIMARU The smart money has got to be on Australian driver David Reynolds as the battle for the 2009/10 Battery Town Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge championship heads to ...

NZ: Series Teretonga Park Sunday report

ANOTHER ROUND WIN FOR REYNOLDS BUT BAIRD CONTINUES TO LEAD BATTERY TOWN PORSCHE GT3 CUP CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE CHASE Australian driver David Reynolds made it two round wins from two starts at a drama-packed third round of the 2009/10 Battery Town ...

NZ: Series Teretonga Park Saturday report

SLICK PIT WORK HELPS HALLIDAY WIN FIRST BATTERY TOWN PORSCHE GT CUP CHALLENGE RACE AT TERETONGA Slick pit work by the International Motorsport team helped Matt Halliday get the better of Triple X Motorsport teammates David Reynolds and Craig Baird ...

NZ: Series newsletter 2010-01-15

BATTERY TOWN PORSCHE DRIVERS BACK TO WORK THIS WEEKEND It's a case of back to work after a Christmas/New Year break for teams contesting this season's Battery Town Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge championship with two rounds in the Deep South over the ...

NZ HT#: Series Ruapuna Park Saturday notes

WINNING BATTERY TOWN PORSCHE GT3 CUP RETURN FOR REYNOLDS Australian driver David Reynolds staged a winning return to New Zealand's Battery Town Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge on the first day of competition at the second round of the 2009/10 ...

NZ GT3: Series Ruapuna Park summary

REYNOLDS MASTERS CHANGEABLE CONDITIONS FOR BATTERY TOWN PORSCHE GT 3 CLEAN SWEEP IN CHRISTCHURCH Australian driver David Reynolds celebrated his return to New Zealand's Battery Town Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge championship in style at Christchurch's ...

NZ GT3: Series Ruapuna Park preview

POINTS AND PRIZE MONEY BONUS WILL MAKE FIRST PORSCHE RACE CRUCIAL THIS WEEKEND When you're chasing a championship every race is important. But for the 15-strong field contesting this weekend's Battery Town Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge championship ...

NZ GT3: Series Pukekohe Park Sunday notes

BAIRD & HALLIDAY DRAW THE BATTLELINES AT BATTERY TOWN PORSCHE GT3 CUP CHALLENGE OPENER Defending champion Craig Baird and series returnee Matt Halliday drew the battlelines at an all-action first round of the 2009/10 Battery Town Porsche GT3 Cup ...

NZ GT3: Series Pukekohe Park Saturday notes

BAIRD WINS AS PUNCTURE ENDS HALLIDAY'S EARLY RUN Craig Baird got the defence of his Battery Town Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge championship title off to a great start with a win in the first race of the 2009/10 season at Pukekohe Park Raceway this ...

NZ GT3: Series Pukekohe Park preview

PRESSURE GOES ON BAIRD AS HALLIDAY AND REID JOIN PORSCHE LINEUP The pressure goes on defending champion Craig Baird this weekend as former sparring partner Matt Halliday and fellow single-seater ace Jonny Reid join him on the grid at Pukekohe Park ...

AUS: Rally Tasmania scheduled as season opener

Rally Tasmania to kick start national rally championship Australia's longest running tarmac rally, the Burnie-based Rally Tasmania, will kick off the 2010 Australian Rally Championship in February next year. Rally Tasmania will celebrate its ...

Bathurst 12: Event newsletter 2009-01-29

STAR STUDDED FIELD FOR WPS BATHURST 12 HOUR Bana to make Bathurst debut and Denyer making his racing return Some of the biggest names in Australian motorsport are set to line up for the WPS Bathurst 12 Hour Showroom Enduro at Mount Panorama next ...

NZ GT3: Series Taupo Sunday notes

YOUTH AND EXPERIENCE COMBINE TO TOP PORSCHE PODIUM AT TAUPO Youth and experience proved the winning combination in both Battery Town Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge endurance races at the A1GP World Cup of Motorsport meeting at Taupo over the weekend, ...

NZ GT3: Series Taupo Saturday notes

EXPERIENCE TELLS AS HALLIDAY AND LESTER SHARE FIRST PORSCHE GT3 ENDURO RACE WIN AT TAUPO Experience told in the first 50 minute endurance race of the weekend at the Trophy round of the Battery Town Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge at the A1GP meeting at ...

NZ GT3: Series Taupo preview

HALLIDAY, REID AND VAN GISBERGEN ADD INTERNATIONAL EDGE TO PORSCHE ENTRY AT TAUPO THIS WEEKEND Three of New Zealand's highest profile racing drivers, Matt Halliday, Jonny Reid and Shane van Gisbergen, will add an international edge to the Battery ...

Tarmac: Rally Tasmania final summary

Quinn takes Rally Tasmania title Queenslander Tony Quinn has held off a fierce challenge by seven-time Bathurst winner Jim Richards to take his first Rally Tasmania title in one of the closest finishes in the event's 29 year history. Quinn, ...

Tarmac: Brendan Reeves Rally Tasmania final summary

Reeves holds on to fourth in Rally Tasmania Twenty-year old Victorian, Brendan Reeves, has finished fourth in the all-tarmac round of the Australian Rally Championship at Rally Tasmania, despite not having driven a turbo, four-wheel drive rally ...

Tarmac: Rally Tasmania day two summary

Tight tussle for Rally Tamania title Two veterans of Australian motorsport, Jim Richards and Tony Quinn, have had an enthralling dual on the second day of Rally Tasmania, with just 1.9 seconds separating the pair after 144 testing competitive ...

Tarmac: Rally Tasmania day one summary

Richards holds narrow lead in Rally Tasmania Multiple Bathurst 1000 winner, Jim Richards, holds a narrow lead at the end of the first day of Rally Tasmania, being held around Burnie in the state's north west. Driving a Porsche 911 GT2, Richards ...

Tarmac: Brendan Reeves Rally Tasmania preview

Launceston team aim for top 5 finish in Rally Tasmania The last time Brendan Reeves drove a Les Walkden Rallying Subaru Impreza WRX STI on Tasmania's twisting tarmac roads, he finished second to motor racing legend Jim Richards. Eighteen months ...

Bathurst 12: Steve Johnson preview

JOHNSON SET FOR WPS BATHURST 12 HOUR Steve Johnson's love for Bathurst, which started when he was a youngster watching his father Dick race around Mount Panorama, is set to continue when he competes at the WPS Bathurst 12 Hour Showroom Enduro in ...

Bathurst 12: Event hour four notes

Rally Champion crashes out as Denyer encounters tyre issue Australian Rally Champion Simon Evans' campaign in the WPS Bathurst 12 Hour Showroom Enduro has come to an end after he spun the ...

Bathurst 12: Event newsletter 2009-02-17

TALENT FILLED TOYOTA PACK ALL SET FOR WPS 12 HOUR ASSAULT With six Australian Rally and three Australian Production Car Championships within the team, the pair of Colin Osborne Motorsport entries for this weekend's WPS Bathurst 12 Hour Showroom ...

2008 Australian Motorsport Awards notes

WHINCUP CAPS STELLAR SEASON AT AUSTRALIAN MOTOR SPORT AWARDS Team Vodafone driver Jamie Whincup has capped one of the biggest weeks of his life by accepting the Australian Touring Car Championship trophy in his home city at the Australian ...