How a New Zealand series attracts F1 hopefuls
New Zealand's Toyota Racing Series is well-established as a great way for European-based single-seater talents to get some winter race preparation. Marcus Simmons spoke to TRS returnee Marcus Armstrong to find out more
With its 15th season of competition about to begin, the Toyota Racing Series in New Zealand has long been a focal point of junior single-seater aficionados during the action-starved months of the European winter.
It takes place over January to mid-February, when most championships in Europe are in the middle of testing bans in order to cut costs. So those with the budgets pervert the intended levelling of financial playing fields by heading off to the other side of the world for some extra preparation.
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