2007–08 Toyota Racing Series

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2007–08 Toyota Racing Series
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The 2007–08 Toyota Racing Series was the fourth running of the Toyota Racing Series. The Toyota Racing Series is New Zealand's premier open-wheeler motorsport category. The Series includes races for every major trophy in New Zealand circuit racing including the New Zealand Motor Cup and the Denny Hulme Memorial Trophy. The cars are also the category for the 2008 New Zealand Grand Prix, which was held as the third race of the Manfeild Autocourse round, - one of only two races in the world with FIA approval to use the Grand Prix nomenclature outside Formula One.

Teams and drivers[edit]

The following teams and drivers are competing during the 2007–08 Toyota Racing Series.

Team Car Car # Driver

Calendar[edit]

Round Venue Date Pole Position Fastest Lap Winning Driver Winning Team
2007
1 R1 Pukekohe Park Raceway 2-4 November New Zealand Andy Knight New Zealand Andy Knight New Zealand Andy Knight Knight Motorsport
R2 New Zealand Nic Jordan New Zealand Andy Knight Knight Motorsport
R3 New Zealand Earl Bamber New Zealand Andy Knight Knight Motorsport
2008
2 R1 Powerbuilt Raceway at Ruapuna Park 4-6 January New Zealand Ben Harford Auto Motion
R2 New Zealand Andy Knight Knight Motorsport
R3 New Zealand Earl Bamber Team Meritus
3 R1 Manfeild Autocourse 11-13 January New Zealand Earl Bamber New Zealand Matt Halliday New Zealand Daniel Gaunt International Motorsport
R2 New Zealand Earl Bamber New Zealand Earl Bamber Team Meritus
R3 New Zealand Nelson Hartley New Zealand Andy Knight Knight Motorsport
4 R1 Taupo Motorsport Park 18-20 January New Zealand Ben Harford New Zealand Matt Halliday New Zealand Ben Harford Auto Motion
R2 New Zealand Michael Burdett New Zealand Earl Bamber Team Meritus
R3 New Zealand Dominic Storey New Zealand Ben Harford Auto Motion
5 R1 Manfeild Autocourse 15-17 February New Zealand Earl Bamber New Zealand Nelson Hartley New Zealand Earl Bamber Team Meritus
R2 New Zealand Andy Knight New Zealand Andy Knight Knight Motorsport
R3 New Zealand Earl Bamber New Zealand Earl Bamber Team Meritus
6 R1 Timaru International Motor Raceway 29 February-2 March New Zealand Andy Knight New Zealand Earl Bamber New Zealand Earl Bamber Team Meritus
R2 New Zealand Ben Harford New Zealand Earl Bamber Team Meritus
R3 New Zealand Earl Bamber New Zealand Earl Bamber Team Meritus
7 R1 Teretonga Park 7-9 March New Zealand Michael Burdett New Zealand Earl Bamber New Zealand Michael Burdett Motorsport Solutions
R2 New Zealand Ben Harford New Zealand Ben Harford Auto Motion
R3 New Zealand Earl Bamber New Zealand Michael Burdett Auto Motion
NC R1 Hamilton Street Circuit 18-20 April New Zealand Earl Bamber New Zealand Andrew Waite New Zealand Earl Bamber Team Meritus
R2 New Zealand Earl Bamber New Zealand Earl Bamber Team Meritus

Results[edit]

Pos. Driver R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 R6 R7 Points
1 New Zealand Andy Knight 225 155 184 135 142 201 188 1230
2 New Zealand Earl Bamber 108 142 173 195 210 225 154 1207
3 New Zealand Ben Harford 144 209 105 183 141 78 135 995
4 New Zealand Michael Burdett 108 82 126 121 97 150 217 901
5 New Zealand Nic Jordan 201 99 78 121 108 129 99 835
6 New Zealand Mitch Cunningham 121 67 74 122 126 145 148 803
7 New Zealand Dominic Storey 129 103 114 105 42 163 136 792
8 New Zealand Christina Orr 103 105 98 69 139 84 63 661
9 New Zealand Ken Smith 112 82 78 64 108 106 102 652
10 New Zealand Hamish Cross 114 69 111 117 77 69 69 626
11 New Zealand Nelson Hartley 84 103 97 154 187 625
12 New Zealand Ben Crighton 117 96 81 80 63 59 106 602
13 New Zealand Sam MacNeill 148 106 116 101 110 581
14 Australia Nathan Antunes 36 84 106 103 90 103 42 564
15 New Zealand Matt Halliday 169 181 67 417
16 New Zealand Daniel Gaunt 96 142 238
17 New Zealand Mark Munro 111 103 214
18 New Zealand Michael Pickens 76 42 74 192
19 Iceland Kristján Einar 72 52 50 174
20 New Zealand Daynom Templeman 106 64 170
21 New Zealand Matthew Hamilton 127 127

References[edit]

toyotaracing.co.nz