2015 New Zealand Grand Prix

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2015 New Zealand Grand Prix
Race 3, Round 5 of 5 of the 2015 Toyota Racing Series
Manfeild Autocourse track map (New Zealand) clockwise.svg
Race details[1]
Date 15 February 2015
Official name LX New Zealand Grand Prix
Location Manfeild Autocourse, Feilding, New Zealand
Course Permanent racing facility
Course length 3.033 km (1.885 mi)
Distance 35 laps, 106.16 km (65.96 mi)
Weather Fine
Pole position
Driver M2 Competition
Time 1:02.343
Fastest lap
Driver France Brandon Maisano M2 Competition
Time 1:02.845 on lap 16
Podium
First M2 Competition
Second
  • Republic of Ireland Charlie Eastwood
M2 Competition
Third M2 Competition

The 2015 New Zealand Grand Prix event for open wheel racing cars was held at Manfeild Autocourse near Feilding on 15 February 2015. It was the sixtieth New Zealand Grand Prix and was open to Toyota Racing Series cars. The event was also the third race of the fifth round of the 2015 Toyota Racing Series, the final race of the series.

Twenty Tatuus-Toyota cars started the race which was won by 16-year-old Canadian Lance Stroll who became the who became the third teenager in as many years to claim the Grand Prix after Mitch Evans and Nick Cassidy.

The race was dominated by the M2 Competition outfit, with Arjun Maini taking pole position, Brandon Maisano the fastest lap and locked out the podium with Stroll winning, Charlie Eastwood second and Maisano third.

Results[edit]

Qualifying[edit]

Pos No Driver Team Qualifying 1 Qualifying 2 Grid
1 36 India Arjun Maini M2 Competition 1:02.598 1:02.343 1
2 5 United Kingdom Sam MacLeod Giles Motorsport 1:02.723 1:02.349 2
3 12 Italy Matteo Ferrer ETEC Motorsport no time 1:02.622 3
4 19 France Brandon Maisano M2 Competition 1:02.502 1:02.661 4
5 18 Canada Lance Stroll M2 Competition 1:02.723 1:02.695 5
6 28 Republic of Ireland Charlie Eastwood M2 Competition 1:03.155 1:02.742 6
7 11 Austria Stefan Riener Victory Motor Racing 1:03.283 1:02.749 7
8 49 Australia Thomas Randle ETEC Motorsport 1:03.115 1:02.794 8
9 10 United States Santino Ferrucci Giles Motorsport 1:03.050 1:02.876 9
10 7 Brazil Sérgio Sette Câmara Giles Motorsport 1:03.022 1:02.912 10
11 17 Russia Nikita Mazepin ETEC Motorsport 1:03.381 1:02.941 11
12 62 Austria Ferdinand Habsburg Victory Motor Racing 1:03.393 1:02.941 12
13 40 New Zealand James Munro Giles Motorsport 1:03.258 1:02.947 13
14 86 New Zealand Brendon Leitch Victory Motor Racing 1:03.428 1:02.949 14
15 21 Russia Artem Markelov Giles Motorsport 1:03.018 1:02.958 15
16 53 United Kingdom Callum Ilott ETEC Motorsport 1:02.809 1:02.965 16
17 8 Denmark Mathias Kristensen M2 Competition 1:03.200 1:03.053 17
18 4 Mexico Alfonso Celis, Jr. Giles Motorsport 1:03.110 1:03.280 18
19 87 New Zealand Damon Leitch Victory Motor Racing 1:03.107 1:03.292 19
20 23 New Zealand Jamie Conroy M2 Competition 1:04.005 1:03.292 20
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Race[edit]

Pos No Driver Team Laps Gap Grid
1 18 Canada Lance Stroll M2 Competition 35 40min 25.216sec 5
2 28 Republic of Ireland Charlie Eastwood M2 Competition 35 + 1.138 s 6
3 19 France Brandon Maisano M2 Competition 35 + 1.239 s 4
4 5 United Kingdom Sam MacLeod Giles Motorsport 35 + 2.156 s 2
5 10 United States Santino Ferrucci Giles Motorsport 35 + 9.558 s 9
6 21 Russia Artem Markelov Giles Motorsport 35 + 10.240 s 15
7 12 Italy Matteo Ferrer ETEC Motorsport 35 + 10.486 s 3
8 11 Austria Stefan Riener Victory Motor Racing 35 + 13.326 s 7
9 49 Australia Thomas Randle ETEC Motorsport 35 + 14.723 s 8
10 87 New Zealand Damon Leitch Victory Motor Racing 35 + 24.146 s 19
11 17 Russia Nikita Mazepin ETEC Motorsport 35 + 24.259 s 11
12 23 New Zealand Jamie Conroy M2 Competition 35 + 25.085 s 20
13 4 Mexico Alfonso Celis, Jr. Giles Motorsport 35 + 32.243 s 18
14 36 India Arjun Maini M2 Competition 34 + 1 lap 1
15 40 New Zealand James Munro Giles Motorsport 34 + 1 lap 13
16 86 New Zealand Brendon Leitch Victory Motor Racing 33 + 2 laps 14
17 7 Brazil Sérgio Sette Câmara Giles Motorsport 32 + 3 laps 10
18 8 Denmark Mathias Kristensen M2 Competition 29 + 6 laps 17
Ret 62 Austria Ferdinand Habsburg Victory Motor Racing 4 Retired 12
Ret 53 United Kingdom Callum Ilott ETEC Motorsport 1 Retired 16
Fastest Lap: Brandon Maisano (M2 Competition) - 1:02.845
Sources:

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://archive.is/20120912070640/http://www.mylaps.com/results/showrun.jsp?id=2168737. Archived from the original on 2012-09-12. Retrieved 2016-02-14. Missing or empty |title= (help)

External links[edit]

Preceded by
2014 New Zealand Grand Prix
New Zealand Grand Prix
2015
Succeeded by
2016 New Zealand Grand Prix