Name: Rhys Anthony
Born: 24th January 2002
Lives: South Woodham Ferrers, Essex, UK
Education: William De Ferrers Secondary School Elmwood Primary School
Activities: Karting, rugby, gaming
Ambition: to be a Formula 1 driver
Idols: Lewis Hamilton, Jenson Button, Johnny Wilkinson
Achievements to date
- Rhys started karting in Autumn 2010, learning the craft at Indoor Karting School;
- Summer 2011 – finished 3rd in Cadet Class, with fastest lap 8 out of 12 rounds at the Brentwood Kart Club;
- Summer 2012 – Cadet Summer Champion 2012 at Kartsport Cambridge, and also Cadet Summer Champion 2012 at Rye House Kart Club, having missed part of the season with a broken ankle. Achieved maximum points in Round 2.
- Summer 2012 also saw Rhys’ stunning debut at Ellough Park Raceway.
- Summer 2013 – the F6 Championship and Buckmore Park Karting Championship are under way, see the news page for the latest; Rhys also finished 5th out of 24 drivers in the Kent Kart Championship.
- Rhys also enjoys playing rugby for Maldon Rugby Club, where he won the Under 9s Essex cup and played on the Hallowed Turf at Twickenham.