Born in Christchurch, New Zealand on 29th July 2000, Marcus Armstrong started karting in 2010. Just one year later he took his first win in the National Championship. In 2012, Marcus finished fourth in the Rotax Festival Asia, his first appearance in an international event. In 2013, he finished third in the Shifter Kart USA Super Nationals. In 2014, he raced in the New Zealand Formula Ford Championship. In 2015 he continued his karting career before competing in 2016 both in F3 and Formula Renault. Following a trial at the Fiorano Circuit in October, Marcus was taken on by the FDA. In 2017 he started the season in New Zealand winning three races for M2 Competition in the Toyota Racing Series NZ (Ruapuna, Hampton Downs, Taupo), he then won the Italian F4 series with the Prema team (winning once at Vallelunga, twice at Mugello and at Imola) and also finished second in the German F4 championship (winning at Spielberg, Orschersleben and Nürburgring). In 2018, Armstrong again raced in the Toyota Racing Series NZ, finishing second with two wins at Ruapuna. He then continued to work with Team Prema making his FIA F3 debut and winning a race at the Norisring circuit. In 2019 he was runner-up in the Toyota Racing Series NZ with five wins (at Teretonga, twice at Hampton Downs, at Taupo and at Manfeild). He’s also competing in the International F3 championship.