Why motorsport's winter training series is reinventing itself

Why motorsport's winter training series is reinventing itself

Famous Formula 1 stars used to go to New Zealand to stay sharp over the European winter. These days, the Toyota Racing Series is a place for young drivers to learn their craft, which is why the championship has just announced a raft of important changes

There's something romantic about a summer spent racing single-seaters in New Zealand.

Back in the 1960s, the top Formula 1 drivers would head down under to spend January contesting the Tasman Series in Australia and New Zealand in Tasman-spec versions of F1 cars.

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