2011–12 New Zealand V8 season

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2011–12 New Zealand V8s season
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The 2011–12 New Zealand V8 season was the thirteenth season of the series, under the NZV8 guise. The season began at Pukekohe on 4 November 2011 and finished at the Hamilton Street Circuit on 22 April 2012 after six championship meetings and one non-championship event.

Teams and drivers[edit]

  • All teams must adhere to the series' car specification rules. All Holdens must be based upon the body shells of its VT, VX or VY Commodores, with upgrades available to replicate it to a VZ or VE.[1] Similarly for Ford, their cars must be based upon the AU Falcon, with options to replicate the BA.[2]
Team Car # Driver Rounds
Angus Fogg Racing Ford BA Falcon 2 New Zealand Angus Fogg[3] All
Richards Team Motorsport Ford BA Falcon 4 New Zealand Simon Richards[4] All
5 New Zealand Martin Short[3] All
Holden VE Commodore 6 New Zealand Geoff Short[5] NC
Concept Motorsport Holden VZ Commodore 007 New Zealand Nick Ross[3] All
Holden VE Commodore 8 New Zealand Kevin Williams[5] NC
Ezybuy Racing Ford BA Falcon 9 New Zealand Alan McCarrison[4] 1, 5, NC
Tulloch Motorsport Ford BA Falcon 11 New Zealand Simon Evans[4] All
12 Australia Jason Bargwanna[6] All
Paul Manuell Racing Holden VZ Commodore 15 New Zealand Paul Manuell[4] 1
Phil Blythe Motorsport Holden VZ Commodore 16 New Zealand Phil Blythe[4] 1, 5–6
Dwayne Carter Racing Ford BA Falcon 19 New Zealand Dwayne Carter[3] All
Haydn Mackenzie Motorsport Ford BA Falcon 20 New Zealand Haydn Mackenzie[4] 1–3, 5
New Zealand Steve Taylor[5] NC
Penny Homes Racing Ford BA Falcon 22 New Zealand John Penny[4] 1, 6
Edgell Performance Racing Ford BA Falcon 26 New Zealand Tim Edgell[3] All
Holden Haven Racing Holden VZ Commodore 40 New Zealand Bronson Porter[7] 1, 5–6, NC
Holden VZ Commodore 52 New Zealand Trevor Parmenter 4
Holden VZ Commodore 63 New Zealand Ian Booth[4] 1
New Zealand Malcolm Budd[8] 3–4
New Zealand Struan Robinson[9] 6, NC
ITM Racing Holden VZ Commodore 70 New Zealand Andrew Anderson 5, NC
Holden VZ Commodore 74 New Zealand Ross Cameron 2–6
Holden VE Commodore 80 New Zealand Matthew Clark[5] NC
Silverfern Motorsport Holden VZ Commodore 82 New Zealand Michael Bristow[4] 1

Calendar[edit]

Round Date Event Circuit Location Winning driver Winning team
1 R1 4–6 November Fujitsu 200 Pukekohe Park Raceway Pukekohe Tim Edgell Edgell Performance Racing
R2 Paul Manuell Paul Manuell Racing
R3 Jason Bargwanna Tulloch Motorsport
2 R1 9–11 December Mike Pero 200 Powerbuilt Tools Raceway Christchurch Angus Fogg Angus Fogg Racing
R2 Tim Edgell Edgell Performance Racing
R3 Angus Fogg Angus Fogg Racing
3 R1 13–15 January BNT 200 Teretonga Park Invercargill Jason Bargwanna Tulloch Motorsport
R2 Angus Fogg Angus Fogg Racing
R3 Angus Fogg Angus Fogg Racing
4 R1 20–22 January CRC 200 Timaru International Motor Raceway Timaru Angus Fogg Angus Fogg Racing
R2 Simon Richards Richards Team Motorsport
R3 Angus Fogg Angus Fogg Racing
5 R1 10–12 February Fujitsu 200 Manfeild Autocourse Feilding Tim Edgell Edgell Performance Racing
R2 Angus Fogg Angus Fogg Racing
R3 Tim Edgell Edgell Performance Racing
6 R1 9–11 March Dunlop Grand Finals Taupo Motorsport Park Taupo Martin Short Richards Team Motorsport
R2 Simon Evans Tulloch Motorsport
R3 Tim Edgell Edgell Performance Racing
NC R1 20–22 April ITM Hamilton 400 Hamilton Street Circuit Hamilton Jason Bargwanna Tulloch Motorsport
R2 Jason Bargwanna Tulloch Motorsport

Championship standings[edit]

Pos Driver Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Rd 6 Pts
1 Angus Fogg 201 217 199 217 127 150 1193
2 Jason Bargwanna 189 173 202 194 159 181 1098
3 Tim Edgell 129 195 145 114 217 202 1002
4 Martin Short 94 162 194 147 108 163 868
5 Simon Richards 135 143 129 171 127 136 841
6 Simon Evans 111 139 87 148 148 173 806
7 Nick Ross 112 141 168 136 88 139 784
8 Dwayne Carter 87 108 130 39 108 120 592
9 Ross Cameron 99 75 111 80 102 467
10 Haydn Mackenzie 112 123 90 325
11 Bronson Porter 46 66 111 223
12 Phil Blythe 85 86 66 198
13 Paul Manuell 195 195
14 Alan McCarrison 66 117 183
15 John Penny 127 127
16 Struan Robertson 103 103
17 Andrew Anderson 85 86 132
18 Trevor Parmenter 85 85
19 Michael Bristow 78 78
20 Steve Taylor 63 63
21 Ian Booth 52 52
Pos Driver Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Rd 6 Pts
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Points finish
Blue Non-points finish
Non-classified finish (NC)
Purple Retired (Ret)
Red Did not qualify (DNQ)
Did not pre-qualify (DNPQ)
Black Disqualified (DSQ)
White Did not start (DNS)
Withdrew (WD)
Race cancelled (C)
Blank Did not participate (DNP)
Excluded (EX)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Holden Technical Regulations 2011–2012" (PDF). motorsport.org.nz. New Zealand V8s. 2011-08-31. Retrieved 2011-10-14. 
  2. ^ "Ford Technical Regulations 2011–2012" (PDF). motorsport.org.nz. New Zealand V8s. 2011-08-31. Retrieved 2011-10-14. 
  3. ^ a b c d e "Race News Edition 17" (PDF). 2011-10-17. Retrieved 2011-10-18. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Pukekohe BNT V8s Competitors" (PDF). NZV8. Retrieved 2011-11-06. 
  5. ^ a b c d [1]
  6. ^ "Bargs is back!" (PDF). BNT V8s Championship. 2011-10-03. Retrieved 2011-10-14. 
  7. ^ "Fresh talent enters BNT V8s championship chase" (PDF). BNT V8s Championship. 2011-09-12. Retrieved 2011-11-06. 
  8. ^ "Teretonga Entry List" (PDF). NZV8. 2011-12-21. Retrieved 2012-01-10. 
  9. ^ "Taupo Entry List" (PDF). NZV8. 2012-02-03. Retrieved 2012-02-03. 

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