Mick Schumacher topped the opening day of official pre-season testing for the 2018 Formula 3 European Championship, which got underway at the Hungaroring. The son of seven-time Formula 1 world champion Michael Schumacher set the day’s overall fastest time during the opening hour of running, and it remained unbeaten by the 23-car field after a […]

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Juan Manuel Correa has taken his second win in the Castrol Toyota Racing Series with a lights to flag domination of this afternoon’s preliminary race at Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park, Taupo. English teenager James Pull was second, with Richard Verschoor (Netherlands) completing the podium and slightly closing the gap on series rivals Marcus Armstrong (Christchurch) […]

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Richard Verschoor got his hands on the most famous trophy in local motorsport, the New Zealand Motor Cup when he won the main race of the third round of the Castrol Toyota Racing Series at Hampton Downs on Sunday afternoon. It was the Dutch 17 year olds fourth win of the series, but Marcus Armstrong […]

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Richard Verschoor has started his fightback in the Castrol Toyota Racing Series by winning yesterday (Saturday) afternoon’s race at the second round at Teretonga, Invercargill. The 17 year old Dutch teenager lies third on the points table after failing to finish the Lady Wigram Trophy race at Ruapuna last Sunday. “I’ve just got to focus […]

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The 17 year old, who won the Italian Formula 4 title last year, took the lead from the start and wasn’t headed in the race for the historic trophy which dates back to 1951 and whose past winners include Bruce McLaren, Jim Clark and Stirling Moss. “It was a hot race, I’m overwhelmed,” said an […]

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This time it’s to win: Marcus Armstrong says he has a singular focus for the coming Castrol Toyota Racing Series. Just back in New Zealand with the Italian Formula 4 title on his trophy shelf, Armstrong (17) is shrugging off jet lag. A year in the full-time Ferrari Driver Academy has armed him with maturity […]

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Ferrari protege Marcus Armstrong has become the first driver to be confirmed for Prema Powerteam’s Formula 3 European Championship campaign next season. The 17-year-old New Zealander remains with Prema after winning the Italian Formula 4 Championship title in his first full season of car racing, as well as being narrowly pipped to the German F4 […]

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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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