International Motorsport drivers Neild Foster and Jonny Reid have clinched a very close overall championship vitory in the 3 hour North Island Endurance Championship. The points race came down to the last few laps with the IMS Audi R8 and Ferrari 458 finishing 3rd and 1st respectively putting the cars equal on points for the championship. It was decided that the result would remain a tied championship victory for the International Motorsport Audi team!
The International Motorsport custom built Nissan GTR finished a dominating run to clinch the Class 1 victory in the 3 hour race! A very impressive season saw the GTR finish 6th overall and 1st in class in the North Island Championship.
Matt Whittaker has commanded an impressive performance to win the North Island 1 Hour Championship. Clinching 2 victories and a 2nd place throughout the championship.
International Motorsport drivers Neil Foster and Jonny Reid have clinched the 3 Hour endurance win in the last minutes of the race at Hampton Downs. It was a close battle all race long between the Audi and the Ferrari, starting in very wet conditions and drying as the race went on. With under 10 minutes remaining Jonny Reid passed the Ferrari for the lead and maintained a 2 second gap to the chasing Ferrari until the end of the race.
The Nissan GTR driven by International Motorsport drivers Stephen Farmer, Dean Farmer and Tim Martin won Class 1 in the 3 hour event.
Matt Whittaker in the Porsche 991 had a dominating drive to win the 1 hour race in extremely wet conditions. Starting from pole, Matt lead the race gaining a healthy lead before the pitsop. The race finally finishing under safety car with Matt leading the pack.
International Motorsport runner-up in Waikato
Audi Sport customer racing team International Motorsport achieved a podium finish in the New Zealand Endurance Championship at Hampton Downs Motorsport Park in Waikato. In the one-hour race, Neil Foster piloted an Audi R8 LMS ultra from third position on the grid and finished runner-up in the overall race results.