Prestigious trophies with over 50 years of motor racing history.
Chris Amon Trophy
Awarded to the driver gaining the highest aggregate points overall from all five Rounds constituting the Championship, the Chris Amon Trophy is a step toward Formula One.
Rated as one of the world's finest drivers ever to have lined up on the grid, Chris Amon is graded 33 in the prestigious F1 Racing magazine's list of the 100 Greatest Formula One drivers of all time.
After 96 F1 starts, Amon began a long and successful association with Toyota, playing a key role in the testing, specification and fine tuning of New Zealand's most popular cars.
CTRS International Drivers Champion
The international driver with the highest overall aggregate points from all five Castrol Toyota Racing Series rounds will be awarded the title of CTRS International Drivers Champion.
To register as an “International Driver” a driver must not be a New Zealand passport holder and must currently hold an FIA International race licence from an ASN other than MotorSport New Zealand.
At the Annual MotorSport New Zealand Awards Function the overall winner (highest overall points scorer from all Rounds of the Championship) will be awarded the MotorSport New Zealand Butcher Cup and Race Gold Star (Single Seater).
Bruce McLaren Trophy - 1st New Zealander
The highest placed New Zealand passport holder will be presented with the Bruce McLaren Trophy at the Annual MotorSport New Zealand Awards Function
The Bruce McLaren Trophy will be presented first for promotional purposes at the CTRS Awards Function in Palmerston North on the Sunday evening of the final Round of the Championship.
The Castrol Toyota Racing Series Teams Championship Trophy will be awarded to the team gaining the highest aggregate points overall from all five Rounds constituting the Championship of the two drivers making up the team.
To be eligible for this award the team must have a common team name, be garaged in adjacent pit bays and nominate the two drivers who make up the team. If a nominated driver leaves the championship the replacement driver will become the nominated driver.
Rookie of the Year
The Castrol Toyota Racing Series Rookie of the Year Trophy will be awarded to the rookie driver gaining the highest aggregate points overall from all five Rounds constituting the Championship.
To be eligible for the Castrol Toyota Racing Series Rookie of the Year Trophy drivers must have entered and completed in no more than three rounds of any previous Toyota Racing Series Championship and must have entered and completed in no more than three rounds of any equivalent or higher level single seater formula within the last 12 months. Toyota Racing Management reserves the right to approve eligibility. The intention is that this trophy will be awarded to a driver of limited relevant experience at this level of single seater.
Feature Race Trophies
Dorothy Smith Memorial Cup
The Dorothy Smith Memorial Cup will be awarded to the winner of the Feature Race of Round One of the Championship.
The Spirit of a Nation
The Spirit of the Nation Cup will be awarded to the winner of the Feature Race of Round Two of the Championship.
Denny Hulme Memorial Trophy
The Denny Hulme Memorial Trophy will be awarded to the winner of the Feature race of Round Three of the Championship.
The NZ Motor Cup
The NZ Motor Cup will be awarded to the winner of the Feature race of Round Four of the Championship.
Dan Higgins Trophy
The Dan Higgins Trophy will be awarded to the winner of the first Race of Round Five of the Championship.
The New Zealand Grand Prix
The New Zealand Grand Prix Trophy will be awarded to the winner of the final Race of Round Five of the Championship.