How’s this- 5 Kiwi’s racing this weekend in Europe: Liam Lawson F3, Marcus Armstrong F2, Dylan Walsh MXGP, Damon Rees and Shane Richardson BSB Supersport 1000

How’s this- 5 Kiwi’s racing this weekend in Europe: Liam Lawson F3, Marcus Armstrong F2, Dylan Walsh MXGP, Damon Rees and Shane Richardson BSB Supersport 1000

What a line-up of New Zealand racers competing this weekend across 3 Motorsport disciplines in Europe!

Dylan Walsh racing for JM Honda Racing in MXGP 2020

Kicking off debut MXGP season, Dylan Walsh racing under JM Honda Racing heads to Faenza to compete in triple header GP’s- Sunday MXGP of Italy, Wednesday MXGP of Citta de Faenza and Sunday following MXGP of Emilia of Romagna before 2 week gap to double header at Mantova. Currently adjusting to the step-up in class, change of Team and schedules, Dylan is poised to make most of fantastic opportunity to gain all important learning curves under Team Owner Jacky Martens.

Currently standing 4th Overall in Formula 3 Championship, Liam Lawson is going all out to gain as many valuable points in F3 penultimate Round at Monza circuit this weekend. Most certainly, the Hi-Tech Red Bull Junior driver has turned heads with his impressive performance over the tightly packed 7 Rounds, with only .5 separating move to 3rd with Final Round next weekend at Mugello.

Liam Lawson Formula 3 Round 5 Photo Credit: Red Bull Junior

Marcus Armstrong stands 14th Overall in Formula 2 Championship having proved his talent delivers results with 2nd podium in Round One, Feature Race at Spielberg. Confronted by few mechanical issues, Marcus holds steadfast with longer F2 Championship than Lawson, with the 12 Round Series finishing at Bahrain on December 6th.

Making debut season competing in Bennetts British SBK Championship, Damon Rees has really set cameras clicking and journalists typing on sensational 3rd podium at Round One and currently stands 3rd Overall heading into Round 3 at Silverstone this weekend. Racing along-side Astro JJR team-rider Shane Richardson, Damon has plenty of fire in belly to pull off another great result.

2019 BSB Superstock 600 runner-up Shane Richardson has stepped up class racing Team’s BMW S1000rr learning as much from testing and Free Practice sessions within the compacted 6 Round Series. For sure, Shane’s experience on racing UK’s circuits previous year will come in handy while adjusting to racing new bike.

We wish all guys the very best for racing this weekend.

Words: Sharon Cox.

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