LUCAS OIL CHALLENGER

Lucas Oil Challengers – Stadium Offroad brings out the highly competitive 1600cc VW powered racers to race with the highly modified buggies that run a smaller race engine. ORANZ Challenger Class & Class 5 – all specifications are as per ORANZ rulebook.

Please Note: Mixed Classes will be handicapped during Heat races to provide close final laps between differing Classes in Group. Group make-up may be adjusted on the day to maintain racer numbers on the track.


#C63   Name:  Matt Bishop.
Brand:   Cougar. Engine:  1641ccCarburettor.
Offroad Racing Highlights: 2019 Junior NZ Shortcourse Champion, 2nd overall M Class , NZ3 KiwiTrucks.
Sporting History:  2018 Co-Driver in U36, 2020 Co-Driver in 863.
Sponsors: Concrete Treatments , Foamcrete.


#517   Name:   Nick Magness.
Brand:  Clark, Engine:  1300cc, Injected.
Offroad Racing Highlights: 2015 NZ Class Champion, 2018 North Island Class 5 Champ, 2nd Overall Counties Classic 2019.
Sporting History: .
Sponsors: Magness Sound , Magness Tyre Service , Kitchens 2 Go , KeyWest.


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#C12   Name: Harry Hodgson.
Brand:  Cougar, Engine:  1600cc VW, Carburettor.
Offroad Racing Highlights: Current NZ1 Youth Champion x 4 years.
Sporting History: Ministocks (Speedway many awards), enjoys SIM racing.
Sponsors: CRC NZ, Falcon Adventures, Valvoline NZ, Carters Tires, Procraft Collision.


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#518   Name: Geoff Matich.
Brand: Cougar, Engine: 1300cc, Carburettor.
Offroad Racing Highlights: Heaps.
Sporting History: Speedway.
Sponsors: Magness Tyres.


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#584   Name: Bradley Scott.
Brand: , Engine: 1300cc Suzuki, Injected.
Offroad Racing Highlights:Raced in Class C, Class 3 & Class 5.
Sporting History: .
Sponsors: .


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#C54   Name: Brad Peterson.
Brand: Challenger, Engine: 1600cc, Carburettor.
Offroad Racing Highlights: 1st C Class Central Series 2020.
Sporting History: .
Sponsors: Sandfords.


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#521   Name: Tyler Castle.
Brand: Challenger, Engine: Couger 1300cc, Injected.
Offroad Racing Highlights: Class Champ North Island Champs 2016, 3rd Overall North Island Champs 2016.
Sporting History: 7 years offroad racing, many years playing Rugby.
Sponsors: Castle Panelbeating.


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#C21   Name:  Mc Call.
Brand: Cougar, Engine: 1641cc, Carburettor.
Offroad Racing Highlights: 1st Overall NZ Grand Prix winner, M Class NZ Champion, Class 7 NZ Champion, 2 x NZ Shortcourse Champion.
Sporting History: -.
Sponsors: Lucas Oil, Fitbandz Dubai, Champion Nutrition, McCallbro.


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#551   Name: Keegan Russell.
Brand: Alumicraft Pro Buggy, Engine: 1300cc, Injected.
Offroad Racing Highlights:NZ1 Class 7 2019.
Sporting History: Racing Offroaders for 5 years, Begun with motocross age 5.
Sponsors: Russell Motorsport, Cougar Racecars.


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#562   Name: David Lynch.
Brand: Matich, Engine: 1300cc, Carburettor.
Offroad Racing Highlights: Likes to test cage by roll testing.
Sporting History: 2008 Baypark Caravan Demo Derby Finalist
Sponsors: Magness Tyres, Paeroa Auto Spares, J A Lynch Contractors.


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#C04   Name: Steve Hughes.
Brand: Eagle, Engine: 1600cc VW, Carburettor.
Offroad Racing Highlights: The original Challenger, still driven by the orginal racer.
Sporting History:  
Sponsors: – .