2018 New Zealand Grand Prix

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2018 New Zealand Grand Prix
Race 3, Round 5 of 5 of the 2018 Toyota Racing Series
Manfeild Autocourse track map (New Zealand) clockwise.svg
Race details
Date 11 February 2018
Official name LXIII New Zealand Grand Prix
Location Circuit Chris Amon, 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 1:02.258
Fastest lap
Driver Netherlands Richard Verschoor M2 Competition
Time 1:04.038 on lap 10
Podium
First M2 Competition
Second M2 Competition
Third
  • France Charles Milesi
MTEC Motorsport

The 2018 New Zealand Grand Prix event for open wheel racing cars was held at Circuit Chris Amon near Feilding on 11 February 2018. It was the sixty-third New Zealand Grand Prix and fielded Toyota Racing Series cars. The event was also the third race of the fifth round of the 2018 Toyota Racing Series, the final race of the series.

Report[edit]

Qualifying[edit]

Pos No Driver Team Lap Grid
1 7 Netherlands Richard Verschoor M2 Competition 1:02.621 1
2 9 New Zealand Marcus Armstrong M2 Competition 1:02.703 2
3 52 France Charles Milesi MTEC Motorsport 1:02.792 3
4 35 Russia Robert Shwartzman M2 Competition 1:02.974 4
5 17 United Kingdom Clément Novalak Giles Motorsport 1:03.052 5
6 68 United States Juan Manuel Correa M2 Competition 1:03.094 6
7 86 New Zealand Brendon Leitch Victory Motor Racing 1:03.112 7
8 15 United Kingdom James Pull M2 Competition 1:03.187 8
9 5 New Zealand Ryan Yardley MTEC Motorsport 1:03.201 9
10 4 New Zealand Reid Harker Giles Motorsport 1:03.384 10
11 11 New Zealand Taylor Cockerton MTEC Motorsport 1:03.444 11
12 28 United States Cameron Das Victory Motor Racing 1:03.475 12
13 47 New Zealand Ken Smith Victory Motor Racing 1:04.200 13
Source(s): [1]

Race[edit]

Pos No Driver Team Laps Time / Retired Grid
1 7 Netherlands Richard Verschoor M2 Competition 35 39min 41.672sec 1
2 35 Russia Robert Shwartzman M2 Competition 35 + 0.783 s 4
3 52 France Charles Milesi MTEC Motorsport 35 + 1.608 s 3
4 68 United States Juan Manuel Correa M2 Competition 35 + 1.921 s 6
5 86 New Zealand Brendon Leitch Victory Motor Racing 35 + 2.013 s 7
6 17 United Kingdom Clément Novalak Giles Motorsport 35 + 2.366 s 5
7 9 New Zealand Marcus Armstrong M2 Competition 35 + 2.722 s 2
8 5 New Zealand Ryan Yardley MTEC Motorsport 35 + 3.387 s 9
9 4 New Zealand Reid Harker Giles Motorsport 35 + 3.684 s 10
10 15 United Kingdom James Pull M2 Competition 35 + 3.888 s 8
11 28 United States Cameron Das Victory Motor Racing 35 + 4.721 s 12
12 47 New Zealand Ken Smith Victory Motor Racing 35 + 5.185 s 13
Ret 11 New Zealand Taylor Cockerton MTEC Motorsport 30 Retired 11
Fastest Lap: Netherlands Richard Verschoor (M2 Competition) – 1:04.038 on lap 10
Source(s): [2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Castrol Toyota Racing Series - TRS - Qualifying 7" (PDF). toyota.co.nz. Retrieved 31 August 2018.
  2. ^ "Castrol Toyota Racing Series - Race 26" (PDF). toyota.co.nz. Retrieved 1 September 2018.
Preceded by
2018 Taupo TRS round
Toyota Racing Series
2018
Succeeded by
end of season
Preceded by
2017 New Zealand Grand Prix
New Zealand Grand Prix
2018
Succeeded by
2019 New Zealand Grand Prix