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WATCH: WHERE SVG WANTS SUPERCARS TO RACE IN NZ

THE question lingers: which circuit may succeed Pukekohe as the New Zealand home of Supercars?

After winning the last ever Repco Supercars Championship race at Pukekohe, Kiwi superstar Shane van Gisbergen threw an unexpected option into the equation.

While Tony Quinn, who owns 40 percent of the Triple Eight team which van Gisbergen represents, has Hampton Downs, Highlands and Taupo in his possession, it’s Ruapuna Raceway that takes SVG’s fancy.

Alternatively known as Mike Pero Motorsport Park, Ruapuna is in Christchurch, the South Island’s biggest city.

“Ruapuna probably doesn’t have the facilities but the layout is awesome and from wherever you are on track, you can see the whole track,” said van Gisbergen.

“That probably would be the best racing track I reckon, is Ruapuna, if they spend some money on it.

So, were he to get his wish, what would that look like?

Get a feel for the circuit below, courtesy of onboard footage from Liam Lawson’s record-breaking lap earlier this year.

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