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Sceats

Liam Sceats (R)

#26 TJ Speed Motorsports

 

Birthdate: September 20, 2005
Hometown: Auckland, New Zealand
Residence: Auckland, New Zealand
Instagram: @liamsceatsmotorsport
Facebook: Liam Sceats Motorsport
Website: liamsceatsmotorsport.co.nz


 

Sponsors:

 

Tony Quinn Foundation / Omega Rental Cars Ltd.




Nationality: New Zealander

Languages spoken: English 

Height/weight: 6’1” / 170 lbs.

Education: Online Student at Massey University (New Zealand) 

Hobbies: Spending time with friends and family, golf, sim racing, physical training in the gym and mental work, watching a wide range of sports

Favorite sports to watch: Apart from motorsport being the obvious, New Zealand Rugby, golf, tennis and the NBA

Favorite sport to watch: Rugby, golf and tennis

Best meal I can cook by myself: Chicken and rice

Talents I wish I had: Being good at golf and tennis

Bucket list: Travel throughout the USA and Europe, race in a 24-hour endurance event and help a young Kiwi make a career in motorsport

The one person I would most like to meet and why: Michael Schumacher because he is one of the greats of all time from whom I take a lot of inspiration and learn a lot

Racing goal: Become a professional racing car driver for a prestigious team, such as Chip Ganassi Racing, Penske or McLaren, and playing a part in winning championships

Racing hero: Scott Dixon

Interesting note about me: I raced for a year in Japan in 2023.

Career results:

2024

  • Finished second in the Castrol Toyota Formula Regional Oceania Championship, winning three of the final four races and scoring an additional five podium finishes
  • Won the 68th New Zealand Grand Prix at Highlands Motorsport Park and the Lady Wigram Trophy at Euromarque Motorsport (Ruapuna) Park

2023

  • Finished fourth in the Castrol Toyota Formula Regional Oceania Championship with three podium finishes
  • Won the Formula Open New Zealand Series
  • Finished second in the Formula Regional Japanese Championship with three wins and five additional podium finishes

2022

  • Finished third in the New Zealand and North Island Formula Ford Championships
  • Won Class 2 in the New Zealand Formula Ford Championship

2020-2021

  • Represented New Zealand in the Australian National Karting Championship
  • Finished fourth in rookie season of the North Island Formula Ford Championship
  • Finished eighth in the New Zealand Formula Ford Championship

2019

  • Finished second in the National (Karting) Sprint Championships in the Vortex Junior DVS category
  • Finished second in the CIK Trophy of New Zealand
  • Finished second in the National Schools Championship (Junior Rotax)
  • Won the North Island Sprint Championship

2018

  • Represented New Zealand in the Rok Cup Super Finals
  • Won the Rok Cup New Zealand Championship in Vortex Junior DVS
  • National Schools Champion.