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NZV8 Challenge Cup revved up for a big future

NZV8 Challenge Cup revved up for a big future

The NZV8 Challenge Cup – the TL series for V8s designed to provide a pathway to BNT V8 SuperTourers and beyond – is to re-double its efforts to become the number one choice for both up and coming and gentlemen V8 drivers.

The Cup - organised and run by some of the most respected names in New Zealand motorsport - is now aiming to build its field to 15 cars and more and is promising some major announcements to attract drivers and teams.

“It’s common knowledge that we were working towards a unified championship for TL-based cars but that landscape has changed with the announcement of another series for TL cars,” explained series co-ordinator Stephen Gillard.

“The good news is that everyone involved in the NZ V8 Challenge Cup is keen now to put all that behind them and get on with the real business of motorsport which for us is to provide the benchmark TL series. By that we mean the best racing on the track, the best choice for drivers and sponsors of this type of car and a great community in motor racing.

“We have several huge announcements to come and we are unashamedly aiming to attract all owners of TL specification cars to run in our series. We are on the card with the premier V8 series in New Zealand – BNT V8 SuperTourers, we offer terrestrial TV which sponsors tell us is much more valuable to them than satellite delivered coverage and that’s only the beginning. It’s really a case of watch this space - you won’t have to wait too long.”

The next round of the V8 Challenge Cup will be at the Pukekohe round of the BNT V8 SuperTourer series which takes place at the new look track over the weekend of May 25 and 26.


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