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Mitch Evans, 2011

Mitch Evans, 2011

The 56th New Zealand Grand Prix, held in 2011 at Manfeild racing circuit in Feilding, was won by Aucklander Mitch Evans, seen here kissing the trophy. Aged 16, Evans was thought to be the youngest-ever winner of an international Grand Prix. The 2011 New Zealand Grand Prix formed part of the Toyota Racing Series, which Evans won that year and in 2010.

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Jim Webber, 'Motor sport - Grand Prix', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 15 June 2024)

Story by Jim Webber, published 5 Sep 2013, updated 1 Apr 2016