New Zealand Formula Ford Championship

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New Zealand Formula Ford Championship
Category Open-wheeler
Country New Zealand
Inaugural season 1971
Drivers' champion New Zealand Liam Lawson
Motorsport current event.svg Current season

The MTA New Zealand Formula Ford Championship has been held annually in New Zealand racing circuits.

History[edit]

Formula Ford emerged as a racing class in New Zealand. In 1972, the inaugural New Zealand Formula Ford championship won by David Oxton. The open wheel category rapidly developed into the series for emerging young New Zealand race drivers. Graduates include Brendon Hartley, David Oxton, Dave McMillan, Scott Dixon, Fabian Coulthard and Jonny Reid.[1]

Year Driver Car
1971/72 New Zealand David Oxton Elfin 600
1972/73 New Zealand Dave McMillan Opert Titan Mk 6
1973/74 New Zealand Peter Hughes Bowin P6
1974/75 New Zealand Grant Walker Elfin Superford
1975/76 New Zealand Dave McMillan Lola T342
1976/77 New Zealand Eric Morgan Lola T342
1977/78 New Zealand Grant Campbell Titan Mk9c
1978/79 New Zealand Mike Finch Cuda II
1979/80 New Zealand Mike King Titan Mk9C
1980/81 New Zealand Jeff Pascoe Swift LM1
1981/82 New Zealand Mike King Crossle 25F
1982/83 New Zealand Kevin Ingram Keram
1983/84 New Zealand Steven Richards Titan Mk6
1984/85 New Zealand John Crawford Reynard FF84
1985/86 New Zealand Craig Coleman Van Diemen RF85
1986/87 New Zealand Shane Higgins Van Diemen RF86
1987/88 New Zealand Craig Baird Van Diemen RF86
1988/89 New Zealand Grant Campbell Swift FB4
1989/90 New Zealand Paul Larsen Swift FB89
1990/91 New Zealand Andy McElrea Van Diemen RF88
1991/92 New Zealand Gary Croft
1992/93 New Zealand Ashley Stichbury Van Diemen RF84?
1993/94 New Zealand Ashley Stichbury Van Diemen RF84?
1994/95 New Zealand Shane Drake
1995/96 New Zealand Greg Tullett Van Diemen
1996/97 New Zealand Scott Dixon Swift
1997/98 New Zealand Greg Tullett Van Diemen
1998/99 New Zealand LeRoy Stevenson Van Diemen
1999/00 New Zealand Phil Hellebrekers Spectrum 07
2000/01 New Zealand James Cressey Van Diemen RF94
2001/02 New Zealand Fabian Coulthard Stealth Van Diemen RF94
2002/03 New Zealand Jonny Reid Stealth Van Diemen RF94
2003/04 New Zealand Tim Edgell Van Diemen RF03
2004/05 Australia Shannon O'Brien Van Diemen RF03
2005/06 New Zealand Shane Van Gisbergen Stealth Evo 2
2006/07 New Zealand Sam MacNeill Van Diemen
2007/08 New Zealand John Whelan Stealth Van Diemen
2008/09 New Zealand Richie Stanaway Mygale SJ08A
2009/10 New Zealand Martin Short Mygale SJ07A
2010/11 New Zealand Andre Heimgartner Mygale SJ10
2011/12 New Zealand Andre Heimgartner Mygale SJ10
2013/14 New Zealand Jamie Conroy Mygale SJ07A
2014/15 New Zealand Taylor Cockerton Mygale SJ08A [2]
2015/16 New Zealand Michael Scott Mygale SJ08A
2016/17 New Zealand Liam Lawson Mygale SJ08A

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Formula Ford History". n.d. Retrieved 2010-01-18. 
  2. ^ Taylor Cockerton convincingly wins F.Ford Title, retrieved 3 July 2015

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