Andy Booth (racing driver)

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Andy Booth
Andy Booth V8.jpg
Andy Booth at Hampton Downs 2012
Nationality New Zealand
Born 1974/06/02
Auckland, New Zealand
2014 V8 SuperTourer
Debut season 2012
Current team AV8 Motorsport
Car no. 23
Previous series
Tasman Series, Indy Lights, Slick 50 Formula Ford, Formula Palmer Audi, NZ Formula Ford Series, NZ V8s
Championship titles
2004, 2005 NZ V8s Champion
Awards
2005 Jim Clark Trophy

Andy Booth (born 2 June 1974) is a motor racing driver from New Zealand, currently competing in the New Zealand V8 touring car series.[1] A relatively late starter in motorsport, Booth never raced karts, and only competed in a handful of Formula Ford events in New Zealand before heading to the UK where he spent several years successfully campaigning in the Slick 50 Formula Ford Championship, and later in the Formula Palmer Audi series. He has also competed in Indy Lights in the USA and Formula Holden in Australia.

Booth won the Tasman Series (Formula Holden) in 2000, driving for the NRC International team, also taking the New Zealand Grand Prix and Denny Hulme Memorial Trophy. Booth then briefly competed in Indy Lights in the USA,

Since 2001 he has been competing in the NZ V8s exclusively, winning the series in 03/04 and 04/05, and consistently placing in the top 6. Previously a 'part-time' driver, as of 2007 Booth now drives full-time and manages the New Zealand operations of Tasman Motorsport.

In 2009 Andy became the presenter of NZV8 TV.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Booth dominates at Teretonga V8s". TVNZ. 18 January 2009. Retrieved 17 August 2010.