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Liam Lawson goes under a minute for Motor Cup pole

February 9, 2020

Kiwi Liam Lawson set himself up for the New Zealand Motor Cup in the best possible way by grabbing pole position in Sunday morning qualifying. He will share the front row with series leader and the main challenger to his title - Brazilian Igor Fraga - as the championship rivals look set for a race down to the wire for..


Local boy Lawson makes perfect start to Pukekohe weekend

February 8, 2020

A huge first lap pass by reigning champion and Pukekohe local boy Liam Lawson sealed the deal for the Kiwi as he roared home to take the first race of the weekend at the fourth round of the Castrol Toyota Racing Series at Pukekohe Park. He made it the perfect day for him and his engineers at M2 Competition with..


Liam Lawson back to defend TRS title in 2020

December 11, 2019

A year racing on the Grand Prix circuits of Europe this year has given Liam Lawson the opportunity to race in two cars that were completely new to him, and now he's returned home to do it again. The defending Toyota Racing Series champion is home over the European 'winter season' and will drive in the debut series for the..


Lawson wins big at Counties Manukau Sports Awards

December 2, 2019

Liam Lawson won the supreme Sportsperson of the Year Award at a gala event for Counties Manukau Sport last night. The current Red Bull Junior driver joins a list of celebrities that include Dame Valerie Adams, the late Jonah Lomu, Barbara Kendall, Charlie Faumuina, Joseph Parker and fellow motorsport and IndyCar champion Scott Dixon. As well as taking out the..


Lawson storms through the field at Macau GP

November 18, 2019

Liam Lawson finished off his FIA F3 season with a stunning performance in the Macau Grand Prix, carving his way from near the back of the grid to finish 7th. The 17-year-old Red Bull Junior driver bounced back from a disappointing Qualification race to turn on the drive of the GP, passing seven cars on the opening lap from his..


Guide to: 2019 Macau Grand Prix

November 13, 2019

The 2019 Macau Grand Prix gets underway tomorrow and this year we have two Kiwi's competing in the prestigious event. FIA F3 runner-up Marcus Armstrong will line up for his second attempt while TRS and NZGP Champ Liam Lawson makes his debut. This year will be the first time the FIA F3 car will race the tight and twisty 6.1km..


Lawson confirmed for Macau Grand Prix

October 18, 2019

Red Bull Junior driver Liam Lawson has been entered in next month’s Macau Grand Prix and will race for MP Motorsport, the same team he drove for in the inaugural FIA F3 season in Europe. First staged in 1954, the Macau Grand Prix will be contested for the first time by the new halo-shod FIA F3 cars and a few..


Lawson chases down 2nd place

September 23, 2019

A dominant performance in a rain soaked race at Barcelona has put Kiwi driver Liam Lawson back into runner-up contention in the European Formula Open championship.  The 17-year-old Red Bull Junior driver went to Spain in a distant third place but has now closed within 8 points of second place heading into the final two races of this season's championship, the last to be..


Lawson on the podium at Monza

September 9, 2019

New Zealand motor racing teenager Liam Lawson finished second in FIA Formula 3 at Monza, in a preliminary race to the Italian Grand Prix. The 17-year-old Red Bull Junior driver started on the front row of the grid but didn't get a good getaway and was swallowed up by several cars heading into the first corner. Come the end of lap..


Lawson still searching for speed

September 2, 2019

Heading towards the penultimate round this coming weekend in Italy young Kiwi champion Liam Lawson is struggling for pace as his MP Motorsport team search for speed on the faster circuits that close out the inaugural FIA F3 calendar. Throughout the season the Dutch-based team has been on the back foot with their lack of car pace, although Lawson and his..