Place of Birth:  
Place of Residence: Auckland, New Zealand
Date of Birth: 24 December 1972

Background :








Rhys began his motor racing career at the age of 12, joining the Wanganui Kart Club. 1988 and 1989 were particularly successful years for Rhys, winning South Pacific, National and Regional Championships. He then graduated to a Swift in the 1991 New Zealand Formula Ford Championship finishing fourth. In 1992 Rhys won the inaugural Nissan Sentra GT Cup. 1993 was his first year competing in the New Zealand Touring Car Championship, campaigning an ex- Kieran Wills Holden Commodore, finishing 5th overall. Following this he won the four round Nissan Mobil New Zealand Touring Car Championship. A competitive series of drive in the Degree Summer Touring Car Series ended during Round Six at Timaru after sustaining severe race damage.

Titles :


1st 1993 Nissan Mobil Touring Car Championship

1st 1992 Nissan Sentra GT Cup

1st 1989 South Pacific Kart Road Race

1st 1989 North Island Kart Road Race

1st 1988 South Pacific Kart Road Race

1st 1988 New Zealand Kart Road Race