December
08
December
08
Defending SsangYong Racing Series Champion Daniel Connor (#1 Carters Tyres SsangYong) from Auckland, topped the round points at the end of another very competitive and exciting round of the 2015/2016 SsangYong Racing Series Powered By The BNZ Bank, at Hampton Downs on 28th/29th Nov. Another impress...
September
30
September
30
SsangYong NZ brought home gold from the SsangYong Motor Global Distributor Conference last week winning the SsangYong Motor Company Innovative Marketing Award for the second year in a row. In 2015, SsangYong NZ won the award for the successful launch of the SsangYong Racing Series. This year, the h...
May
15
May
15
This weekend will see the official launch of the SsangYong Tivoli on New Zealand Shores – a stylish ‘B’ segment SUV that is turning heads and making waves internationally in this growing segment. The trendy looking compact SUV, with a design compared to Range Rover Evoke and Mini ...
April
20
April
20
National Karting Champion Daniel Connor added yet another National Championship to his resume, showing his skill and cool thinking behind the wheel of a 1,650 kilogram racing ute over the 7 Race Championship Series, despite missing one round due to prior Kart racing commitments. Fortunately for Dani...
March
30
March
30
Former New Zealand V8 Ute Champion Caine Lobb proved that combining driving skill and local knowledge is a winning combination at the 6th and penultimate round of the SsangYong Actyon Sport Ute Racing Series held last weekend at Christchurch’s Ruapuna Race circuit. Lobb won the round from Tau...
March
13
March
13
After missing the fourth round of the SsangYong Racing Series at Hampton Downs, the former SRS points leader Daniel Connor was back with a vengeance in his Elf sponsored Actyon Sports race ute, winning three out of 4 races, as well as setting the fastest laps in all 4 races to regain the lead in the...
March
03
March
03
28 Ssangyong Actyon Sports Ute’s are set to do battle at Timaru’s Levels Raceway on the weekend of the 7/8th March. “The action promises to be fast and furious on such a tight and relatively short track as Levels,” said Category Manager and Race Director Mark Petch. Petch f...
February
04
February
04
30 utes on the grid again at Hampton Downs last weekend combined with a wet track made for a nail biting Round Four with plenty of thrills and spills for spectators and competitor's alike. Christina Orr looked the favourite to overhaul Championship leader Daniel Conner's points lead going i...
January
23
January
23
The Current Female World Water Speed Record Holder will be demonstrating her driving skills around the track at Hampton Downs at the end of the month, as part of the SsangYong Racing Series. Australian-based Heather Spurle, who has had a very illustrious career in motor racing including having seve...
December
05
December
05
When thirty SsangYong Actyon Racing Utes lined up on the grid at Pukekohe Park Raceway last weekend for the latest round of battle, most eyes were looking towards the Championship Points leaders, Daniel Connor, Christina Orr and Marty Irvine, expecting them to continue with their show of form seen o...
December
04
December
04
Sheaff Vehicles from Mount Maunganui won the honour of SsangYong Dealer of the Year 2014 plus a 10 year Long-Term Service Award at the Great Lake Motor Distributors Dealer Awards on Sunday night. Last year’s Dealer of the Year – The Car Company from Nelson – won LDV Dealer of the ...
November
26
November
26
There was never a dull moment during Round 2 at Hampton Downs with 28 SsangYong utes on the grid and for Round 3 there will be 30 race utes tearing around Pukekohe Racetrack this weekend. The 5 girls are back including Christina Orr who is climbing the points ladder and now lies second in the Champ...
November
04
November
04
There was never a dull moment during Round 2 of the SsangYong Racing Series with 28 SsangYong utes on the grid at Hampton Downs over the weekend. Auckland SsangYong’s Hayden Johnston in the Sleepyhead sponsored ute displayed outstanding driving skills and put his ute firmly in pole position f...
October
31
October
31
With the third race at Taupo Motorsport Track cancelled due to freakish winds, the anticipation for Round Two of the SsangYong Racing Series this weekend is building with a serious amount of competitive tension amongst the 28 strong grid. Round Two at Hampton Downs sees the number of female drivers...
October
16
October
16
SsangYong NZ’s entertaining new Ute Racing Series hits TV screens around the country this Sunday (19th October) during TV3’s CRC Motorsport in a unique show highlighting the thrills, spills and personalities involved. The SsangYong Racing Series (SRS) is the premium support category for...
September
30
September
30
The inaugural SsangYong Racing Series got off to a flying start last weekend at the first round of the V8 SuperTourers Endurance Series at Taupo Motorsport Park. The weekend’s top three points scorers were Gene Rollinson on 451 points, taking out the 1st round honours and setting a new lap re...
September
22
September
22
SsangYong’s Actyon Ute Racing Series is just days away from hitting the tarmac for the first time at Taupo Motorsport Track 27th/28th September with a 26 ute grid and a strong female contingent. The SsangYong Racing Series, SRS, is the premium support category for BNT NZ SuperTourers and prov...
June
30
June
30
Nine Ssangyong Actyon Racing [SARS] ute’s started the 1 hour endurance race at the North Island Endurance Championships at Manfeild Park Raceway and nine SARS ute’s took the checkered flag in a thrilling “race within a race” that saw a dramatic lead change during the compulso...
June
17
June
17
Seven Ssangyong Actyon Racing Series Ute’s are entered for the National North Island Endurance Series 1 hour race at Manfeild Park Raceway on Saturday the 28th June, marking the first time the new SARS Ute’s will race against each other. The Ssangyong Actyon Race Series [SARS] has attra...
June
10
June
10
SsangYong NZ has put up-and-coming youth driver Faine (Fig) Kahia from Taupo Nui-a-Tia College into an Actyon Sport Racing Ute and his first race he has won bronze. Faine Kahia (student at Taupo Nui a Tia College) not only came third in the First Windows and Doors Taupo Endurance 1 Hour Endurance R...
January
30
January
30
SsangYong NZ experienced a record high again in 2013 with a 70% increase in sales from 2012 and has plenty on the calendar to look forward to in 2014. SsangYong sold a total of 1,260 vehicles in 2013 (up from 756 in 2012) across its four model range including the Korando (compact SUV), Actyon Sport...
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