Arran Crighton

Car Number: 18
Age: 20
Home Town: Auckland
Date of Birth: 18/12/97
Team: CareVets Racing

Having learned his race craft skills in karting, the 20 year old has been impressive since he switched from single seaters to saloons and is more than a dark horse for honours this season.

Arran and his family came to New Zealand from South Africa in 2009 continuing a successful period in karting. He made the switch to Formula First single seaters in 2013 and was a factor in the series for four seasons, leading the race for top honours for most of the 2016-2017 championship before eventually finishing third. In 2017 he finished runner –up in the New Zealand Elite Motorsport Academy.

A switch to saloons for the 2017-2018 season heralded a firm decision to try and build a racing career in tin tops and success came quickly. That provided the impetus to try out for the CareVets Scholarship drive and he secured a place with the team after the highly competitive