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First generation Toyota 86 to live on in winter Toyota 86 Trophy Series

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing New Zealand has today confirmed it will launch a new winter series for its older generation Toyota 86 cars next season. The new Toyota 86 Trophy Series will begin in May 2025 an...

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Rooney caps fine debut racing season with Ampol Red Bull Racing Gen 3 Camaro Supercar test

A bold move to walk up and introduce himself to one of the most influential people in Australasian Motorsport might have lit the fuse, but Hawkes Bay's Jackson Rooney’s career exploded this week wi...

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Bewley, Robb, Exton and Rooney take the big prizes

2023-2024 Toyota 86 Champion Tom Bewley – the final driver to win the championship in the current model TR86 – was the top prize winner, adding his name to the overall title and securing a drive at...

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Bewley cruises to Toyota 86 Championship

Tom Bewley secured the 2023-2024 Toyota 86 Championship after a trouble-free drive to fifth place in the final race of the weekend at Taupo International Motorsport Park. He was helped by the...

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Vital win gives Bewley championship lead with one race to go

A vital victory in the reverse grid second race put Tom Bewley back on track at the final round of the 2023-2024 Toyota 86 Championship at Taupo this afternoon – his win putting him back at the top...

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Rooney takes Race 1 at Taupo

Jackson Rooney maintained his run at the top at the final round of the 2023-2024 Toyota 86 Championship with a fine victory from pole position in the first race at the Taupo International Motorspor...

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Rooney blazes to red hot Taupo pole position

Jackson Rooney capped off a fine day at the Taupo International Motorsport Park – taking pole position in qualifying after dominating the timesheets on the opening day of the final weekend of the...

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Rooney could be the man to beat on final championship weekend

Championship outsider Jackson Rooney confirmed he’ll be one of the pacesetters at Taupo International Motorsport Park this weekend after a blistering effort in second practice showed he has pace in...

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Rooney sets early pace as Exton hits trouble

It was a very brief opening session for the Toyota 86 drivers as the Supercars weekend finale got underway at Taupo this morning, but it was a dramatic one for title contender William Exton. Within...

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Thank You Sir Colin

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing New Zealand was saddened today to hear of the passing of one of the most influential icons in the history of motorsport in this country. Sir Colin Giltrap leaves behind a massiv...

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