Liam Lawson

Lawson impresses in Germany

Pukekoke’s Liam Lawson has racked up a string of podium finishes recently. These include three wins and is now chasing the lead in the German Formula 4 championship. Regarded as the toughest Formula 4 series in the world, Liam has made a big impression. He recorded his first podium at the opening round and now at the season’s midway point […]

second steel memorial trophy for Liam Lawson

Liam Lawson was awarded the Steel Memorial Trophy for the second time at the MotorSport New Zealand Awards on Saturday 26 May 2018. The trophy has been around since 1983 and acknowledges the efforts of a junior driver (under 21) who competes at least a national level and displays dedication, skill and professionalism in their driving. Previous recipients of this […]

Double Victory for Lawson at Lausitzring

Two race wins and a second place has catapulted local Pukekohe driver Liam Lawson into second overall in the ADAC German Formula 4 Championships after the third round held at Lausitzring.  Lawson (Van Amersfoort Racing) won the seventh race of the season, his maiden German F4 victory, from Enzo Fittipaldi ( Prema Theodore Racing) and Mick Wishofer (US Racing CHRS) […]

Liam one step closer to German championship

Sixteen year old Liam Lawson has come back from Holland with a successful test with top Formula 4 team Van Amersfoort Racing under his belt. Liam was one of four drivers who tested with the team at the Zandvoort circuit near the coast in Northern Holland. Van Amersfoort Racing’s CEO, Rob Niessink said the young Kiwi impressed enough to be offered […]

Important test for Lawson

Young motor racing star Liam Lawson received the best birthday present ever with confirmation that he will test with leading European Formula team Van Amersfoort Racing next week. Lawson, who turned 16 years old last weekend, will test a Formula 4 car with the Dutch based team (VAR) at Zandvoort, in the Netherlands, with an eye on competing in the […]

2017 Motoring Highlights

Liam Lawson 2017 has been the year for Liam, as he has gone from strength to strength with this racing career. Earlier this year, Liam not only won the New Zealand F1600 Championship in his rookie season, but also became the youngest ever champion for that category, in the world. In May, Liam was named the winner of the prestigious […]

Lawson most consistent racer

Making the grand final of the Road To Indy Shootout in Arizona has showcased the talent of young Pukekohe racer Liam Lawson, and led to numerous inquiries from American race teams and global management companies. Lawson, 15, represented New Zealand in the two day competition that attracted 17 champion drivers from nine countries, all vying for a $US200,000 prize package. […]

Liam off to America

By Grant McDonald and Emma Hyde-Richards Pukekohe’s Liam Lawson will be in Arizona this weekend among a 20-strong international driver line-up, all vying for the $US200,000 Road To Indy Scholarship prize package. Liam can now finally pack his bags for America after Pukekoke Toyota offered their support by covering his air travel to Phoenix to represent New Zealand. At 15 […]

Liam still needs your help getting to the USA

In less than two weeks, Pukekohe’s Liam Lawson will line-up against some of the best young drivers in the world, all battling to win a rich American motor racing scholarship. Liam, 15, has been frantically fund-raising to get to Phoenix, Arizona to take part in the Road To Indy Scholarship Shootout and reports he is closing in on his financial […]


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