2013 Suzuki Swift Sport Cup season

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2013 Suzuki Swift Sport Cup
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The 2013 Suzuki Swift Sport Cup season will be the sixth Suzuki Swift Sport Cup season. The season began at Hampton Downs on 16–17 February and finished at Pukekohe on 7–8 December 2013 after seven rounds.

In 2013, the series will shift from the supporting act for the New Zealand V8s to become the supporting class for the V8SuperTourer Championship

Championship calendar[edit]

Rd. Event Circuit Location Date Race 1 Race 2 Race 3
1 Hampton Downs Hampton Downs Motorsport Park North Waikato, New Zealand 16–17 Feb Shaun Lawrence Andrew Vincent Shaun Lawrence
2 Ruapuna Powerbuilt Tools Raceway Christchurch, New Zealand 9–10 Mar Andrew Vincent Cody McMaster Andrew Vincent
3 Pukekohe Park Raceway Pukekohe Park Raceway Auckland, New Zealand 25–26 May Andrew Vincent Glen Collinson Shaun Lawrence
4 Fathers Day 400 Ricoh Taupo Motorsport Park Taupo, New Zealand 1 Sept Josh Drysdale Sam Barry Shaun Lawrence
5 Ice Breaker Hampton Downs Motorsport Park North Waikato, New Zealand 19–20 Oct Shaun Lawrence Glen Collinson Josh Drysdale
6 Pukekohe 500 Pukekohe Park Raceway Auckland, New Zealand 6–8 Dec Shaun Lawrence Shaun Lawrence Shaun Lawrence

Teams and drivers[edit]

Last years champion AJ Lauder will not be returning to the championship after graduating to the New Zealand V8s season.

The following teams and drivers will compete during the 2013 Suzuki Swift Sport Cup season.[1]

Team No. Driver Rounds
Chris Cox Motorsport 2 New Zealand Chris Cox 1
Castrol EDGE Scholarship 6 New Zealand Josh Drysdale[2] 1–4
Winger Racing Team 11 New Zealand Grant Ryan 1–4
GP Team Racing 12 New Zealand Andrew Vincent 1–4
Shaun Lawrence Racing 14 New Zealand Shaun Lawrence 1–4
Betta Motorsport 17 New Zealand Glen Collinson 1–4
71 New Zealand Sam Barry 1–4
Thomas Joyes Racing 35 New Zealand Ben Macdonald 3–4
96 New Zealand Thomas Joyes 1–3
Campbell Christie Racing 55 New Zealand Campbell Christie 1–3
Robertson Motorsport 63 New Zealand Blair Robertson 1–4

Championship standings[edit]

1 New Zealand Shaun Lawrence 1st 2nd 1st 3rd 7th 2nd 2nd 3rd 1st 7th 7th 1st 1st 4th 3rd 504
2 New Zealand Andrew Vincent 7th 1st 2nd 1st 5th 1st 1st 4th 4th 5th 4th 4th 4th 7th 6th 458.5
3= New Zealand Sam Barry 3rd 5th 6th 4th 8th 3rd 3rd 2nd 2nd 2nd 1st 3rd 6th 3rd 7th 442
3= New Zealand Josh Drysdale 5th 7th 6th 6th Ret 4th 5th 5th 3rd 1st 2nd 2nd 2nd 2nd 1st 442
5 New Zealand Glen Collinson 6th 4th 8th 7th 3rd 8th 4th 1st 7th 6th 3rd 8th 5th 1st 2nd 424
6 New Zealand Grant Ryan 2nd 3rd 3rd 2nd 2nd 5th Ret Ret DNS 8th 5th 5th 8th 5th 4th 324.5
7 New Zealand Blair Robertson 8th 6th 7th 9th 4th 6th 7th 6th 6th 4th 8th 7th 7th Ret 5th 300
9 New Zealand Ben Macdonald 6th 7th 5th 3rd 6th 6th 3rd 6th 8th 234
8 New Zealand Thomas Joyes 9th 8th 9th 8th 6th 9th 8th 8th 8th 9th Ret 9th 213
10 New Zealand Campbell Christie 10th 9th 10th 10th Ret 10th 9th Ret 9th 115
11 New Zealand Cody McMaster 5th 1st 7th 81
12 New Zealand Chris Cox 4th Ret 5th 50


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