New Zealand update 2005-05-25

Avesco remains hopeful a workable solution can be found in New The board of AVESCO has determined to do all in its power to seek an ongoing arrangement to continue to race in New Zealand following yesterday's board meeting on the Gold ...

Avesco remains hopeful a workable solution can be found in New

The board of AVESCO has determined to do all in its power to seek an ongoing arrangement to continue to race in New Zealand following yesterday's board meeting on the Gold Coast.

The Board wanted to put the fans first and do all it can to continue racing in New Zealand with a round of the V8 Supercar Championship Series. At this stage AVESCO has not secured either a track or a Promoter for a proposed New Zealand round for 2006.

"Whilst recognising we have been treated appallingly by Government agencies and Councils alike in New Zealand, we will do our utmost to not disappoint hundreds of thousands of New Zealand fans from witnessing the spectacle of Greg Murphy and other leading New Zealand drivers competing in front of their own countrymen," AVESCO Chairman Tony Cochrane said.

"As a Board, AVESCO is determined to do all it can to find a suitable venue for the World's greatest touring car Championship in both the short and long term in New Zealand.

"Whilst recognising we only have until July 24th to finalise our international calendar, we remain hopeful we can find a workable solution for April of next year."

Mr. Cochrane will personally take charge of this project for AVESCO.

AVESCO would like to thank the hundreds and thousands of New Zealand fans who took the time and trouble to email, fax, phone and write pleading for the V8 Supercar Championship Series to continue in New Zealand.

There will be no comment on the future of the Championship in New Zealand until further notice.

-avesco-

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Series Supercars
Drivers Greg Murphy , Tony Cochrane