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Kiwi Marcus Armstrong qualifies third for Formula 3 opener

May 11, 2019

An almost-perfect second-row start puts Marcus Armstrong in a strong position for the first race of the 2019 FIA Formula 3 campaign in Spain this weekend. Armstrong, racing with the Prema team, starts the first race directly behind team-mate and pole man Robert Shwartzman. The 30-strong field had just 11 laps at pace in which to set their best time...


Both Kiwis finish Top Four at the first day of FIA F3 testing at Budapest

April 18, 2019

Liam Lawson and Marcus Armstrong put on the strongest showing over the closing minutes of afternoon testing at Hungaroring. They shuffled around the top four order before Armstrong went quickest and Lawson dropped to fourth as time ran out. With less than five minutes on the clock, the Prema pairing of Armstrong and Jehan Daruvala shot to the top of..


Armstrong on the pace in F3 testing

April 12, 2019

In the new FIA Formula 3 Championship, Marcus Armstrong faces a 30-strong grid of the fastest young racers in the world. With a new, faster and heavier car, Armstrong says he is already very comfortable with the speed and aerodynamic performance of the car. At the opening official test he was first and second over two days of official testing..


Marcus Armstrong signs with top sports management agency

April 12, 2019

New Zealand racer Marcus Armstrong has been inducted to exclusive driver management organisation All Road Management (ARM), which has strong expertise across the premier levels of motor racing. All Road Management was established in 2003 by Nicolas Todt to help rising race drivers achieve their career goals. ARM offers its drivers the best conditions to progress in the long term..


Armstrong holds his own till the end

February 12, 2019

Reaching the climax of one of the most exciting seasons in recent history, Manfeild played host to the final round of Toyota Racing Series this weekend, in which Marcus Armstrong fought until the very end. In a battle that came down to the final chequered flag, Marcus narrowly missed out on the title, but showcased his supreme skill once again...


Marcus takes the win at Teretonga

January 22, 2019

Marcus Armstrong made good on his aim to claim victory this weekend, as the Toyota Racing Series took to the track in Teretonga. In signature style, the Kiwi racer dominated track action, before weather cut short his run of form, with high winds forcing the remaining two races to be cancelled. Opening his winning account, saw Marcus boost himself to..


Marcus Armstrong to Remain with Prema Powerteam for 2019 FIA F3 Campaign

December 5, 2018

Racing headfirst into 2019, Marcus Armstrong has been confirmed as the first driver in Prema Racing’s line up for the 2019 FIA Formula 3 Championship. Following an impressive campaign in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship in 2018, in which he propelled himself as a championship contender in only his debut season. The Kiwi racer will tackle the inaugural year..


Marcus impresses with a top-ten result on Macau debut

November 20, 2018

Once a year, the city of Macau plays host to one of the most prestigious events on the motorsport calendar - The Macau Grand Prix. Revered by drivers, the tight and twisty challenge posed by the streets of Macau, makes it one of the most thrilling and rewarding circuits in the world. With the Formula 3 race taking centre stage..


Armstrong heading for Grand Prix finale to racing year in Macau

October 24, 2018

Christchurch’s Marcus Armstrong has been selected to race at the prestigious Macau Grand Prix next month. “Really stoked to announce I’ll be heading for Macau next month! It’s been one of my dream events to race, a real challenge for any driver,” he said at the weekend. The talented Kiwi teen will join his 2018 Formula 3 team-mates: newly crowned..


Torment for Marcus in the FIA F3 Finale

October 16, 2018

In a torrid end to his rookie season in FIA Formula 3 machinery, Marcus Armstrong suffered a series of mechanical non-finishes as the series came to a close in Hockenheim. But despite disappointment, Marcus signed off a strong maiden campaign against the fierce competition, earning the respect of fellow racers, teams and spectators alike. Entering the weekend still with a..