Local racer Nick Hall has taken control of the 2018 ORANZ New Zealand Offroad Racing Championship after round two at Puhinui in Manukau on April 21. He won all four heats for the unlimited-class trucks, racing to the win on a track that improved from moly-grease slimy in the morning to dusty in the afternoon. […]

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Ferrari junior driver Marcus Armstrong has secured the 2017 Italian Formula 4 title with two races to spare. The 17-year-old Kiwi driver, who is contesting his first full season in open-wheel racing and was inducted into the elite Ferrari Driver Academy late last year, took the championship with second place in the opening race of […]

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Juri Vips (17, Estonia, Prema Powerteam) is the new ADAC Formula 4 champion. The Estonian finished third in the last race of the season at the Hockenheimring, which was enough to successfully defend his lead in the championship table from title rivals Marcus Armstrong (17, New Zealand, Prema Powerteam) and Felipe Drugovich (17, Brazil, Van […]

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Christchurch’s Marcus Armstrong has become the first driver to lead both the German and Italian Formula 4 Championships. The narrowest of margins separate team-mates Marcus Armstrong (NZ) and Juri Vips (Estonia) after the latest round of the German Formula 4 Championship on the 3.7 kilometre at Sachsenring circuit in Saxony, Germany. With two podium finishes, […]

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Three top New Zealand race drivers converged on the spectacular Circuit of the Americas in Texas over the weekend, but only two came away with victory. Racing in FIA Formula 4 USA alongside the high profile FIA World Endurance Championship, Southland race driver Brendon Leitch was figuratively rubbing shoulders with two great Kiwi race drivers […]

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From a high to a bruising low – and back again. After a breakthrough weekend at the previous round of the 2017 FIA Formula 4 Championship, Southland race driver Brendon Leitch has emerged from a battering weekend at Virginia International Raceway physically intact and determined to strike back. The punishing race weekend began when he […]

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Marcus Armstrong (17, NZ, Prema Powerteam) won the 15th race of the ADAC Formula 4 at the Nürburgring and underlined his championship ambitions with his third win of the season. Julian Hanses (19, Hilden, US Racing) finished second with Enzo Fittipaldi (16, Brazil, Prema Powerteam), the grandson of twice-named Formula One World Champion Emerson Fittipaldi […]

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Marcus Armstrong continues to show race-winning form in the Italian Formula 4 Championship with a win and a second placing at the latest round – and has increased his championship lead despite a frustrating third race. Armstrong (16, Christchurch) said being third fastest in pre-weekend testing at the fast 5.245 km Mugello circuit in Tuscany […]

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Hyundai World Rally Championship driver Hayden Paddon will race in September’s Polaris NZ 1000 offroad endurance race in his home country. The event, over two days, is modelled on the iconic Baja 1000 and challenges teams to complete 500 km per day over two days of racing in production pine forests in the heart of […]

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Christchurch-born race driver Marcus Armstrong, 16, has achieved all his goals in his single-seater debut at the daunting Nurburgring in Germany. Competing in the penultimate round of the 2016 Formula Renault 2.0 Northern European Championship on Saturday and Sunday with respected team R-ace GP, Armstrong was quickly on the pace and served notice of his […]

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