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Lawson sixth and best Kiwi on final day of FIA F3 testing at Barcelona

April 11, 2019

Liam Lawson finished the final morning session of FIA F3 testing at Barcelona as the top Red Bull Junior Team driver and set the sixth fastest lap time. In the afternoon most teams worked on race runs and Lawson matched it with the fastest drivers until car issues took the sting out of the final hour. The 17 year old..


Lawson pipped in morning session, fastest Kiwi in the afternoon when FIA F3 tested at Barcelona overnight

April 10, 2019

Liam Lawson was second fastest in the morning of official testing for the new FIA F3 cars at Barcelona and then finished 7th after twice leading in a wet but quickly drying afternoon session. Lawson (MP Motorsport) set the benchmark with 30-minutes to go in the opening session, quickest on 1:33.188 before Leonardo Pulcini (Hitech Grand Prix) went faster and..


Euroformula Open added to Lawson’s programme

April 2, 2019

Liam Lawson will now contest the Euroformula Open series as part of his Red Bull Junior Team programme, alongside the FIA F3 championship. Lawson originally signed with Motopark to contest the Formula European Masters (FEM) but since that series has been cancelled, the German team has now entered its cars in Euroformula Open (EFO), which will boast a field of..


Lawson enjoys first run in Red Bull colours

March 25, 2019

Liam Lawson has taken the step up to FIA-F3 in his stride and is enjoying the challenges of a race car that is vastly different to anything he's driven before. Replacing the GP3 feeder series to Formula 1, the new car made its debut last week in France with Lawson one of 30 drivers listed to race in FIA F3..


Lawson to race dual championships in Europe – Red Bull enter Kiwi teen in FIA F3.

March 11, 2019

New Zealand teenage motor racing champion Liam Lawson will race in the all new FIA F3 championship, featuring at 8 rounds of Formula 1 in Europe this season. Lawson, who recently signed for the Red Bull Junior Team to contest Formula European Masters (FEM) with Motopark from Germany, will also drive for the Dutch team MP Motorsport in the brand new..


Liam Lawson becomes Bell Helmets ambassador

January 10, 2019

Rising open-wheeler driver Liam Lawson, 16, is welcoming support from Bell Helmets after becoming an ambassador for the world-class helmet manufacturer. Bell Helmets are widely regarded as the best in the industry with their innovative and technically superior helmets that not only maximise driver protection and safety but also enhance the drivers' performance. The teen from Pukekohe, New Zealand has..


Lawson fastest in Spanish F3 test

December 24, 2018

Liam Lawson topped the time-sheets in the final week of testing for current FIA European Formula 3 cars at Spain's Valencia circuit. Called up for the test by Van Amersfoort Racing (VAR), the team Lawson successfully drove for in German Formula 4 this year, the four-day test allowed the Pukekohe-based teen to double his experience in what has been the..


Lawson first Kiwi for Castrol Toyota Racing Series

November 29, 2018

Liam Lawson has competed successfully in Australia, Germany, Malaysia and the USA but hasn't been allowed to race in New Zealand's top single-seater motor racing series, that is, until now. Drivers in the Toyota Racing Series are required to be 16 years of age and last summer Lawson fell short by several weeks. Now he's the first confirmed New Zealand..


Asian F3 clean sweep for Lawson

November 26, 2018

Rising New Zealand single-seater racing star Liam Lawson made an emphatic debut in Asia, totally dominating the final round of the Formula 3 championship at Sepang. Lawson made a clean sweep of all three races, top in both qualifying sessions, recorded the fastest lap in all races and led every single racing lap of the weekend. A late entry by..


Lawson to race Asian F3 this weekend

November 20, 2018

Liam Lawson will make his Formula 3 race debut this weekend when he drives for Irish-based Pinnacle Motorsport in the final round of the Asian F3 series this weekend at Sepang. Fresh back from his debut season in Europe, the 16-year-old from Pukekohe received the call up to race in the new Halo-equipped F3 car and just 48 hours later..