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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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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Featuring rising Kiwi stars Marcus Armstrong, Brendon Leitch and Taylor Cockerton; and won overall by Victory Motorsport’s Thomas Randle (Australia).

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Rising Christchurch motorsport ace Marcus Armstrong has been confirmed to drive in two Formula 4 series later this year. The 16-year-old, who was added to the Ferrari Juniors programme in December, will drive for Prema in both the German and Italian F4 series. Armstrong recently wrapped up driving in the Toyota Racing Series in New Zealand where he finished […]

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Marcus Armstrong learnt from his mistake 24 hours ago (Saturday afternoon) to comfortably win the Denny Hulme Trophy at the fourth round of the Castrol Toyota Racing Series at Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park, Taupo, this afternoon. Getting the best start from the outside of the front row of the grid, the Christchurch teenager got to […]

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Christchurch’s Marcus Armstrong has won this afternoon’s Castrol Toyota Racing Series event at Hampton Downs after grabbing the initiative in a chaotic first lap. Fastest qualifier Thomas Randle (Australia) slid wide on the second corner and Armstrong who had started third took his chance. Invercargill’s Brendon Leitch who had a great start from fourth to […]

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One swallow doesn’t make a summer, but Marcus Armstrong from Christchurch has won his first ever race in the Castrol Toyota Racing Series at the opening round at Ruapuna Park, Christchurch this afternoon. The performance has shown the 16 year old teenager will be one of the main contenders for the series title over the […]

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Once he completes his first Toyota Racing Series, Christchurch motor racer Marcus Armstrong heads to a new home away from home, the fabled Ferrari headquarters in Maranello, Italy. The 16-year-old, who opens his TRS debut in familiar surroundings at the Mike Pero Motorsport Park this weekend, received the ideal Christmas gift last month – a […]

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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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