Brendon Leitch

Car Number: 86
Country: New Zealand
Age: 23
Team: Victory Motor Racing

New Zealand racer Brendon Leitch will be aiming squarely for the title in the biggest domestic single seater series in his country - the Castrol Toyota Racing Series - when he takes part in his sixth straight campaign in the championship in 2019.

Leitch (23) of Invercargill, won races in the category last season and finished third in the title race in 2016 and as well as competing in the championship in 2018, also finished second in New Zealand’s North Island Endurance Championship driving a Mercedes SLS. He has also been driver training at Highlands Motorsport Park - which will be the venue for the first event of the five round championship when it begins next month.

As well as five Toyota Racing Series under his belt, his career in New Zealand also includes second and third in the National Formula Ford 1600 title. Having also played a role in helping Toyota shakedown cars in recent years, Leitch will start the campaign as by far the most experienced driver in the Toyota FT-50 chassis that is used by all teams in the series.