With five wins and three poles over the first 18 races, Gaunt clinched the 24-race New Zealand Formula Toyota Championship. The series schedule is completed on April 23.
After shining in February's nine-man driver shootout for the Newman/Wachs Racing team, Gaunt was selected along with American Joe D'Agostino to drive for the Atlantic rookie squad owned by Champ Car World Series co-owner Paul Newman and former racer Eddie Wachs. Gaunt, the 2006 New Zealand Formula Toyota Series Champion, showed good speed and a good chemistry with the team at the audition.2005
Raced in the New Zealand Formula Toyota Championship and finished third in the final series standings.2004
Won the prestigious Lady Wigram Trophy after claiming victory in an Australian F3 car at Ruapuna. By winning the trophy he joined the likes of such legendary racers as Sir Stirling Moss, Bruce McLaren, Jack Brabham and Jackie Stewart who captured the coveted award.2003
Claimed the Australian F4000 Championship.2002
Earned a third-place finish in the New Zealand Grand Prix at the Teretonga circuit.2001
Dominated the New Zealand South Island Formula Ford Championship with 12 consecutive victories.