The first round of the ENEOS North Island Endurance series looks all set to get the 2019 championship off to a record start.
More than 40 cars have so far entered the ENEOS one hour race at Taupo and with the rate entries are currently being received it’s a real possibility that the track maximum at the Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park could be reached. Unless there are significant drop outs or mechanical casualties from Friday practice, the field that takes the one hour start will also be a North Island Endurance Series record for the one hour race.
A fantastic and diverse entry list include everything from GT class entries to V8s, machinery from Porsche, Ford, Chevrolet, Mazda, Mitsubishi and Honda.
“It’s shaping up really well and we’re delighted that there is such a lot of interest in the series this year,” said Speed Works Geoff Short. “We can all but guarantee the one hour field will be a series record and who knows, we could come very close to reaching the circuit limit which would be amazing news for motorsport.”
Entries for the three hour race are also past the 30 mark with a number of others expected to be confirmed over the next few days for the event which takes place at the at the Taupo track on the 29th and 30th of March.
It’s the first round of a three round championship that also includes visits to Pukekohe on 10/11 May at Pukekohe and to Hampton Downs on 7/8 June. The national endurance final date and venue is set to be confirmed shortly.
To enter the ENEOS North Island Endurance Series please click on the following link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdWVDKQxRvPF0jGRatADA24c8vdf8v7UBtgcoh9DtF44eYqgQ/viewform?vc=0&c=0&w=1