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Shepherd leads them home for first season win

Reigning Toyota 86 champion Rowan Shepherd took a comfortable win in the first race of the weekend at the Mike Pero Motorsport Park today, holding off a chasing pack of five cars. Shepherd, who had...

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Champ Shepherd secures home pole position

Reigning Toyota 86 Champion Rowan Shepherd made the most of his home track knowledge to take a searing Castrol pole position today at the Mike Pero Motorsport Park. With the first 18 cars covered b...

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Eighteen cars covered by a second at Ruapuna

Round 2 of the Toyota 86 Championship got underway at the Mike Pero Motorsport Park today with three practice sessions around the iconic Ruapuna circuit - and the story of the day was how close the...

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Evans has early advantage – but Shepherd back at home track

Simon Evans emerged as the round winner in sweltering conditions at the Highlands Motorsport Park last weekend, taking two wins from three races and establishing an early lead in this year's chase...

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Evans takes second win and early series lead

Simon Evans has won the final race and the round at Highlands Motorsport Park to take an early series lead in the 2022 Toyota 86 Championship. A sizeable hit to the wall with two laps to go for...

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Veteran Penny turns back the clock for Race 2 victory

Veteran John Penny - the oldest competitor in this season's Toyota 86 Championship - took his second ever victory in the category with a win in a shortened second race at the Highlands Motorsport...

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Evans strikes first with Highlands win

Pole position holder Simon Evans was unstoppable in the first race of the Toyota 86 Championship today, racing away from Justin Allen to win at Highlands Motorsport Park. Evans was untroubled...

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Evans opens campaign with sensational Highlands pole position

Simon Evans showed his class in the first qualifying session of 2022 to grab the championship's first Castrol Pole Position Trophy with a blistering fastest lap. Evans - runner up last year - had...

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Allen, Allan and Osborne first to show their pace

It was a case of Allan vs Allen for much of the day as the record 21 Toyota 86 Championship racers got stuck into Round One with four practice sessions in Cromwell but rookie Clay Osborne was also...

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Toyota 86 Championship ready for biggest ever season

It’s been a tough build up to the start of what will be the biggest ever Toyota 86 Championship, but there’s no doubt the long wait before the season finally gets underway will be worth it. A total...

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