Andy Booth (racing driver)

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Andy Booth
Andy Booth V8.jpg
Andy Booth at Hampton Downs 2012
Nationality New Zealand New Zealand
Born (1974-06-02) 2 June 1974 (age 42)
Auckland, New Zealand
V8 SuperTourer career
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
New Zealand V8s
Championship titles
2004, 2005 New Zealand V8s
Awards
2005 Jim Clark Trophy

Andy Booth (born 2 June 1974) is a New Zealand racing driver.

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 in the same year. 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.

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