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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..


Engine issues for Lawson in Hungary

August 4, 2019

Despite engine woes in the opening FIA F3 race at the Hungaroring, Kiwi teenager Liam Lawson has maintained his championship position. The 17-year-old Red Bull Junior driver took a hit early in the race from Raul Hyman and from then on struggled to move forward, taking the chequered flag in 17th after falling back to 22nd. After the race it..


First podium for Lawson

July 15, 2019

Red Bull Junior driver Liam Lawson took his first FIA Formula 3 podium when he finished third in Race 2 at Silverstone, supporting the British Formula 1 Grand Prix. The young Kiwi champion led the 30-strong field away from pole position and maintained the lead for almost half race distance before the very experienced Leonardo Pulcini (Hitech Grand Prix) slipped by. Then..


Lawson on pole at Silverstone

July 13, 2019

The youngest driver in FIA Formula 3 will start from pole position for the second race at Silverstone tonight, when 17-year-old Liam Lawson lines up in front of the 29 other drivers. The young Kiwi champion, and Red Bull Junior Driver, gained the spot by finishing eighth in the first race of the weekend at the British Grand Prix meeting. Lawson..


New set-up delivers Lawson best qualifying result to date

July 13, 2019

Young Kiwi racing driver Liam Lawson has scored his best qualifying result of the season so far when he went seventh fastest for the opening F3 race at the British Grand Prix at Silverstone. The 17-year-old Red Bull Junior Driver set his time in the closing minute of the session to be just four-tenths-of-a-second away from the pole time set by Juri Vips (Hitech..


Lawson ready for British GP outing

July 12, 2019

The FIA F3 championship heads to Silverstone this weekend as part of the British Formula 1 Grand Prix, which young New Zealand driver Liam Lawson considers as his home GP. The 17-year-old Red Bull Junior Driver moved to the UK this year for his dual racing programme and lives not far from the iconic motor racing track, which this week was confirmed..


Start-line stall costs Lawson championship position in Hungary

July 8, 2019

After missing pole position by the smallest of margins, Kiwi teenage driver Liam Lawson watched a front-row start in race two of Euroformula Open in Hungray disappear when a delayed start saw the clutch of his car overheat, causing both the Red Bull Junior Team cars stall on the start line. Lawson recovered to take the final championship point on offer by finishing..


Lawson back on the podium in Hungary for opening race in Euroformula Open

July 7, 2019

Liam Lawson returned to the podium in Hungary when he finished third in the opening race of the weekend and maintained his second place in the Euroformula Open Championship. The 17-year-old Kiwi driver finished best of the Red Bull Juniors and keeps his lead in the Rookie championship over Motopark teammate Yuki Tsunoda, who finished one place behind Lawson. There was little..


Lawson crashes out of the lead at Spa but retains 2nd in Euroformula Open championship

June 10, 2019

A lightning start in the final Euroformula Open race at Spa-Francorchamps catapulted Liam Lawson into the lead before disaster struck when the 17-year-old Kiwi clashed with his Red Bull Junior teammate Yuki Tsunoda and both drivers retired. Lawson started from grid five and made up two places by the first corner. He then went hunting his two Motopark teammates, Tsunoda and pole-man Marino Sato...