2005–06 Toyota Racing Series

2005–06 Toyota Racing Series
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The 2005–06 Toyota Racing Series was the second Toyota Racing Series season. It began on November 4, 2005 at Pukekohe and ended on April 23, 2006, also at Pukekohe.

Teams and driversEdit

The following teams and drivers have competed during the 2005–06 Toyota Racing Series. All teams used Tatuus TT104ZZ chassis with Toyota engine.

Team No. Driver
Brent Collins Motorsport 1   Brent Collins*
Motorsport Solutions 4   Andrew Higgins
Auto Motion 5   Marc Doran
40   Mark Munro
Jayant Singh Motorsport 6   Jayant Singh
Cobra Vehicle Security 7   Ben Harford
Karcher Racing 9   Matthew Hamilton
Ken Smith Racing 11   Ken Smith
Victory Motorsport 15   Marc Williams
28   Brendon Hartley
Lancer Racing 18   Andrew Reeves**
72   Duane Spurdle
Kiwi American Racing 20   Daynom Templeman
Mark Petch Motorsport 22   Jay Howard**
  Steffen Møller*
55   Christina Orr
Mark Russ 28   Mark Russ**
Team Meritus 38   Hamad Al Fardan
International Motorsport 47   Daniel Gaunt
48   Dale Williams
70   Chris van der Drift*
Victory Motor Racing 50   Nelson Hartley*
  James Cressey
  Shannon O'Brien*
  Will Thomason**
ESWA Racing 66   Hamish Cross
84   Ben Clucas*
Ben Crighton Racing 87   Ben Crighton
Knight Motorsport 97   Andy Knight

*Competed in one round only.
**Competed in two rounds only.

International DriversEdit

The 2005/06 Toyota Racing Series featured four overseas drivers. Two British drivers (Jay Howard, Ben Clucas), Stefen Møller from Denmark and Hamad Al Fardan from Bahrain.

CalendarEdit

Round Date Venue Pole Position Fastest Lap Winning Driver Winning Team
2005
1 R1 November 4–6 Pukekohe Park Raceway, Pukekohe   Daniel Gaunt   Matthew Hamilton   Matthew Hamilton Karcher Racing
R2   Daniel Gaunt   Matthew Hamilton Karcher Racing
R3   Daniel Gaunt   Daniel Gaunt International Motorsport
2 R1 November 25–27 Ruapuna Park, Christchurch   Matthew Hamilton   Marc Doran   Steffen Møller Mark Petch Motorsport
R2   Andy Knight   Steffen Møller Mark Petch Motorsport
R3   Daniel Gaunt   Daniel Gaunt International Motorsport
2006
3 R1 January 13–15 Teretonga Park, Invercargill   Jay Howard   Jay Howard   Andy Knight Knight Motorsport
R2   Jay Howard   Jay Howard Mark Petch Motorsport
R3   Andy Knight   Hamad Al Fardan Team Meritus
4 R1 January 20–23 Timaru Raceway, Timaru   Daniel Gaunt   Daniel Gaunt   Daniel Gaunt International Motorsport
R2   Ben Harford   Ben Harford Cobra Vehicle Security
R3   Ben Harford   Ben Harford Cobra Vehicle Security
5 R1 January 27–29 Ruapuna Park, Christchurch
R2
R3
6 R1 February 17–19 Manfeild Autocourse, Feilding   Daniel Gaunt   Daniel Gaunt   Daniel Gaunt International Motorsport
R2   Daniel Gaunt   Daniel Gaunt International Motorsport
R3   Daniel Gaunt   Brendon Hartley Victory Motorsport
7 R1 March 17–19 Taupo Motorsport Park, Taupo   Daniel Gaunt   Daniel Gaunt   Andy Knight Knight Motorsport
R2   Daniel Gaunt   Daniel Gaunt International Motorsport
R3   Ben Harford   Ben Harford Cobra Vehicle Security
8 R1 April 21–23 Pukekohe Park Raceway, Pukekohe   Daniel Gaunt   Daniel Gaunt   Daniel Gaunt International Motorsport
R2   Ben Clucas   Ben Clucas ESWA Racing

*International Series
**V8 Supercar support race.

ReferencesEdit

toyotaracing.co.nz