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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..


No luck for Armstrong at Formula 3 finale.

October 15, 2018

Kiwi Marcus Armstrong did everything within his power to stay with eventual championship winner Mick Schumacher but the 2018 FIA Formula 3 Championship finale at Hockenheim dashed his hopes with two non-finishes on Saturday rounded out with an early withdrawal the following day. With the driver ‘silly season’ under way, 2019 drives and championship points to fight for, the top..


9th Podium for Marcus helps to seal the Team’s Title in Austria

September 25, 2018

With hunger and determination, Marcus Armstrong took to the Red Bull Ring this weekend, for the penultimate round of FIA Formula 3 Championship. Relentlessly battling from start-to-finish, the Kiwi driver added another podium to his tally, earning a strong haul of points along the way. Set high in the Styrian Mountains, the 4.318km ribbon of tarmac features a series of..


Marcus battles back from mechanical woes at the Nürburgring

September 10, 2018

Back behind the wheel, Marcus Armstrong put in a series of strong points finishes at the Nürburgring circuit, forging back from a tough start to the weekend. The Ferrari Driver Academy protégé relentlessly battled in signature style, to earn 30 points across 3 hard-fought races. Set high in the Eifel mountains, the Nürburgring is synonymous with racing and revered as..


A weekend of two halves for Armstrong

August 28, 2018

Just a few short days after racing at Silverstone, FIA F3 were back in action at Misano this weekend. Back battling his rivals, Marcus hit the Italian track for what proved to be a weekend of two halves, which saw the Kiwi racer add another podium to his tally. The 4.226 km long Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli, offers long..


Marcus battles through the pressure at Silverstone

August 22, 2018

As the FIA Formula 3 entered the second half of the championship this weekend, Marcus Armstrong was back turning wheels at the historic Silverstone circuit, for what proved to be tough outing for the Kiwi star. Fresh challenges Set in the heart of British countryside, the 5.901km circuit boasts a series of complex corners and thrilling high-speed sections, which has..


Strong start for Armstrong in 2018 Formula Three Euro

May 13, 2018

Christchurch-born race driver Marcus Armstrong has started strongly – but with some frustration – in the 2018 FIA Formula 3 European Championship’s opening round over this weekend at Pau in France. Armstrong, 17, was fifth overall in the first race of the season, improved to a podium in the second but was unable to finish the third after being nudged..