|Marcus Armstrong Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 8 in|
|Date of Birth||July 29, 2000|
|Eye Color||Light Brown|
Marcus Armstrong is a New Zealander professional racing driver who came into the spotlight after winning the Italian F4 Championship in 2017. He had also had a stellar run in the Castrol Toyota Racing Series, the premier open-wheel motorsport competition in New Zealand, for 3 successive years, finishing 4th in 2017, 3rd in 2018, and 2nd in 2019. He stood 2nd in the ADAC Formula 4 Championship in 2017 and cemented his position as one of the most promising young stars in the world of motorsport racing when he finished as runner-up in the 2019 FIA Formula 3 Championship. In 2020, he was contracted by the ART Grand Prix racing team to participate in the FIA Formula 2 Championship.
Christchurch, Canterbury, South Island, New Zealand
Maranello, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
Professional Racing Driver
- Father – Rick Armstrong (Vehicle Retail Magnate)
He is represented by We Are Grip, Marketing and Advertising Agency, London, England, United Kingdom.
8 – Toyota Racing Series
Formula 2 Teams
Marcus has raced for –
- ART Grand Prix (2020)
5 ft 8 in or 173 cm
64 kg or 141 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
- Toned physique
- Has moles on his neck
- Affable smile
- Short-cropped hair
Marcus has been sponsored by –
- Giltrap Group
- Miles Motor Group
- Armstrong Motor Group
Marcus Armstrong Favorite Things
- Sports – Motorsport Racing, Tennis
- Hobby/Interest – Cycling
Source – Prema
Marcus Armstrong Facts
- He began his racing journey with karting in 2010 and won several major titles such as the 2011 Kartsport NZ National Sprint Championship – Cadet class, the 2012 Kartsport NZ Schools Championship – 100cc Junior Restricted, the 2013 Kartsport NZ Schools Championship – Formula Junior, and the 2013 Kartsport NZ South Island Sprint Championship – 100cc Junior Yamaha.
- Marcus also triumphed at the 2013 Kartsport NZ National Sprint Championship – 100cc Junior Yamaha class, the 2013 Rotax Max Challenge NZ – Arai Helmets Junior class and the 2014 Kartsport NZ National Sprint Championship – Junior Rotax class.
- He won the CIK-FIA European Karting Championship in the KF3 category in 2015.
- In 2016, he moved to Europe and participated in a few races in 3 series that year, the BRDC British Formula 3 Autumn Trophy, the Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 series, and the Formula Renault 2.0 NEC championship.
- In November 2016, he was invited to join the prestigious Ferrari Driver Academy and was confirmed in December 2016, as a member of the academy.
Featured Image by Marcus Armstrong / Instagram