Marcus Armstrong Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Marcus Armstrong Quick Info
Height 5 ft 8 in
Weight 64 kg
Date of Birth July 29, 2000
Zodiac Sign Leo
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.

Born Name

Marcus Armstrong

Nick Name

Marcus

Marcus Armstrong after finishin 2nd in the FIA Formula 3 Championship in September 2019
Marcus Armstrong after finishing 2nd in the FIA Formula 3 Championship in September 2019 (Marcus Armstrong / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Leo

Born Place

Christchurch, Canterbury, South Island, New Zealand

Residence

Maranello, Emilia-Romagna, Italy

Nationality

New Zealander

 

Occupation

Professional Racing Driver

Marcus Armstrong as seen in an Instagram Post in November 2019
Marcus Armstrong as seen in an Instagram Post in November 2019 (Marcus Armstrong / Instagram)

Family

  • Father – Rick Armstrong (Vehicle Retail Magnate)

Manager

He is represented by We Are Grip, Marketing and Advertising Agency, London, England, United Kingdom.

Car Number

8 – Toyota Racing Series

Formula 2 Teams

Marcus has raced for –

  • ART Grand Prix (2020)

Build

Athletic

Height

5 ft 8 in or 173 cm

Weight

64 kg or 141 lbs

Race / Ethnicity

White

Marcus Armstrong in an Instagram selfie from January 2020
Marcus Armstrong in an Instagram selfie from January 2020 (Marcus Armstrong / Instagram)

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Light Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Toned physique
  • Has moles on his neck
  • Affable smile
  • Short-cropped hair

Brand Endorsements

Marcus has been sponsored by –

  • Giltrap Group
  • Miles Motor Group
  • Armstrong Motor Group

Marcus Armstrong Favorite Things

  • Sports – Motorsport Racing, Tennis
  • Hobby/Interest – Cycling

SourcePrema

Marcus Armstrong at the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium on the sidelines of a FIA Formula 3 Championship race in August 2019
Marcus Armstrong at the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium on the sidelines of an FIA Formula 3 Championship race in August 2019 (Marcus Armstrong / Instagram)

Marcus Armstrong Facts

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. He won the CIK-FIA European Karting Championship in the KF3 category in 2015.
  4. 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.
  5. 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

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