One of New Zealand’s most promising motor-racing talents is also the son of our managing director, Rick Armstrong. Marcus Armstrong made his debut in 2020 in the top tier of junior racing in the FIA Formula 2. He joined French outfit DAMS for the 2021 campaign, one of F2’s leading teams, boasting an impressive list of alumni who have made it into Formula 1 in recent years.
Since his first karting race at just 10, Marcus has been busy building an impressive list of achievements and a global following. We’re proud to be one of his sponsors. Read more about Marcus here.
Current: NTT IndyCar Series — Chip Ganassi Racing
Chip Ganassi Racing announced in December 2022 that Marcus will drive the No. 11 Honda in road and street course races across the 2023 NTT IndyCar Series season. He will become the first driver in Chip Ganassi Racing history to pilot a No. 11 entry when he races the Streets of St. Petersburg on March 5.
Black Spoke aims to remove obstacles for young cyclists, and help turn dreams into reality. The goal is simple – to have New Zealand cyclists competing and winning on the World Tour, the pinnacle of road cycling. By acting as an intermediary between amateur ranks and the highest level, Black Spoke seeks to benefit not only the riders but the wider sporting community.
Black Spoke seeks out the best cycling talent and provides mentoring, development and a racing schedule to open the pathway to a professional cycling career.
Armstrong’s are proud to support the Black Spoke team by providing a custom specified Peugeot 508 GT station wagon to make transporting their bikes and equipment for tours a breeze.
RMHC creates and supports programmes which strengthen Kiwi families throughout their children’s medical journeys, ensuring they are better placed to cope and help their children heal.
Auckland City Toyota as a part of Armstrong’s group has been proud to support the RMHC for a number of years now. Armstrong’s are proud to be behind the pioneers of family-centred care, and we will continue to support and strive to be part of the solution in improving the lives of hospitalised children and their families. Armstrong’s hopes to see a future where every family whose children require treatment at a hospital away from home can be reassured in knowing that they will be supported by incredible programmes like the RMHC.
Have you met our mate ‘Armstrong’? Armstrong is one of the many, incredible, dogs being trained by an even more incredible team at @mobilitydogs. 🐕 We are extremely proud to be able to assist them in their amazing efforts to train dogs that help disabled New Zealanders with individual, unique needs.