Career

Brief Summary

  • Started racing motocross age 6

  • Competed in speedway oval racing aged 12-13yrs

  • Started karting at age 14

  • First season in Formula cars age 15

  • 2008 Formula Ford New Zealand age 16

  • 2009 Formula Ford Australia, Toyota Racing Series(NZ), ADAC Formel Masters(GER) age 17

  • 2010 ADAC Formel Masters (GER) age 18

  • 2011 German Formula 3 Championship age 19 

  • 2012 Formula Renault 3.5 age 20
  • Formula Car Stats: 52 Wins 92 Podiums 20 Pole Positions 37 Fastest Laps 36.62% Race Win Percentage

 

Career Overview


2012

  • Competing in Formula Renault 3.5 with Lotus 

  • Became a part of the new Lotus F1 young driver program 

2011

  • German Formula 3 Champion 14 race wins in 18 starts.

  • GP3 race win on debut in Spa-Francorchamps

  • Signed with Gravity Sport Management

  • Graduated from the FIA Institute Young Driver Excellence Academy

  • Successful test with 2012 BMW DTM car at Eurospeedway Lausitz

  • End of season testing program with Lotus in Formula Renault 3.5

2010

  • ADAC Formula Masters Champion with 12 race wins in 18 starts.

  • 2nd New Zealand Motor Cup - Toyota Racing Series

  • 1st Dan Higgins Memorial Trophy - Toyota Racing Series

  • 1st Round Four - 2010 Toyota Racing Series

  • Dorothy Smith Memorial Trophy Winner

  • NZ Motorsport Trainathon participant - 40 hours of non-stop fitness training to raise money for kids living in poverty.

  • Race winner Formula Renault UK winter cup.

  • Completed testing program with Tech-1 racing in Formula Renault 2.0

  • Completed testing program with Van Amersfoort Racing in Formula 3

  • Completed North Shore Coastal Challenge 

2009

  • Competed in final 3 rounds of ADAC Formel Masters championship

  • two podium finishes in six races 2009 ADAC Formel Masters championship

  • Double Pole Position ADAC Formula Masters Sachsenring

  • Steel Trophy recipient for top junior (under-21) driver in New Zealand

  • Symmons Plains Lap Record - Australian Formula Ford

  • 2nd Round 3 - Australian Formula Ford

  • 2nd Round 8 - Australian Formula Ford

  • Ron Frost Memorial Trophy Winner

  • 1st Hamilton 400 - Toyota Racing Series

  • Hamilton 400 Street Circuit Lap Record - Toyota Racing Series

  • Hamilton 400 Street Circuit Outright Lap Record

  • V8 Supercar Test - Howard racing/Fujitsu Development Series

2008

  • New Zealand Formula Ford Champion - 14 race wins

  • New Zealand Elite Motorsport Academy Graduate

  • 1st Round Two - NZ Formula Ford

  • 1st Round Three - NZ Formula Ford

  • 1st Round Four - NZ Formula Ford

  • 14 Race Wins ( 9 Consecutive ) - NZ Formula Ford

  • Ruapuna Raceway Lap Record - NZ Formula Ford

  • Timaru Lap Record - NZ Formula Ford

  • Pukekohe Lap Record - NZ Formula Ford

  • Ron Frost Memorial Trophy Winner

2007

  • New Zealand SpeedSport Scholarship Winner

  • 3rd New Zealand Formula First Championship

  • 1st Rookie of the year - Formula First

  • 1st Rotax Max Bay of Plenty Karting Championship

  • 1st Formula First One Hour Grand Prix

  • Rico Racing Trophy winner

  • Winner Starrise Driver Award,

  • Luxford Family Trophy winner

  • Jock Flavel Memorial Trophy winner

  • Gamble Family Trophy winner

  • Alex Elvy Memorial Trophy winner

  • The Orama Trophy winner

  • The Rod Ball Memorial Trophy winner