Kiwi kart ace Marcus Armstrong has finished 13th at the final round of the 2016 CIK-FIA European KZ Karting championship at Genk in Belgium.16CIKFIAEuroChampsRnd2SpainMarcuArmstrong-1 (2).jpg

The 15-year-old works Tony Kart driver from Christchurch got as high as seventh fastest in practice on Friday and qualified 14th. He finished the first heat race 14th and the second 12th before finishing the warm-up on Sunday morning and both the Pre-Final and Final in 13th position.

The round, and 2016 European KZ class title, were both won by Armstrong's Tony Kart teammate Marco Ardigo.


2016 CIK-FIA European KZ Championships
Rnd 1: April 20-24 Circuit Int'l D'Aunay Les Bois, France
Rnd 2: May 12-15 Zuera, Spain
Rnd 3: July 28-31 Genk, Belgium  

CAPTION: Marcus Armstrong (#22 Tony Kart) at Zuera earlier this year. Photo credit: Fast Company/Tony Kart.


Prepared by FAST COMPANY on behalf of KartSport New Zealand. To find out more about Marcus Armstrong contact Ross MacKay on 021 677 919 or via e-mail at



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