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Flag of New Zealand Jono Lester

full name Jonathan Lester nationality New Zealander age 28 years old born December 8, 1989 hometown Palmerston North

Racing highlights

20162ndLamborghini Super Trofeo Asia - Overall
20162ndLamborghini Super Trofeo Asia - Pro-Am A
20142ndHighlands 101 - GT
20132ndSuper Taikyu Series - GT3
20131stMotorSport NZ Endurance Championship
20122ndSuper Taikyu Series - GT3
20123rdSouth Island Endurance Series
20091stPorsche GT3 Cup New Zealand - Hamilton 400 Trophy
20091stPorsche GT3 Cup New Zealand - Taupo A1GP Trophy
20053rdFormula Challenge New Zealand Winter Series
20041stFormula Challenge New Zealand Summer Series

Racing career summary

Races entered238
Wins22
Podiums71
Pole positions23
Fastest laps22
Race win percentage9.2%
Podium percentage29.8%

Driver relations

Cousin of Jaxon Evans. Grandson of Rob Lester. Nephew of Debbie Lester. Son of Richard Lester.

Disclaimer: the data and summaries are all taken from the data available in the career details section further below on this page. If you know of things missing or have corrections, please log in and submit them.

Career overview – years in numbers

The following numbers are a summary of the more detailed information available in the Career details further below on the page. Seasons spanning over two years (for example 2013-14 championships) have their race results accounted for in the year the championship ends.

2018Racing5 races1 win2 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2017Racing12 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position1 fastest race lap
2016Racing13 races1 win8 podiums3 pole position0 fastest race laps
2015Racing16 races0 wins7 podiums5 pole position2 fastest race laps
2014Racing8 races0 wins2 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2013Racing14 races3 wins5 podiums5 pole position4 fastest race laps
2012Racing28 races2 wins8 podiums6 pole position5 fastest race laps
2011Racing3 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2010Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2009Racing27 races5 wins12 podiums2 pole position4 fastest race laps
2008Racing37 races1 win8 podiums1 pole positions2 fastest race laps
2007Racing20 races1 win2 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2005Racing26 races3 wins10 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2004Racing28 races5 wins6 podiums1 pole positions4 fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Jono Lester

2018 GT Asia - GT3

PositionPointsTeam
0Vattana Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
41200
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lamborghini Huracan Super Trofeo
Click to show race results for GT Asia - GT3 2018.

2018 Suzuka 10 Hours - Pro-Am class

PositionPointsTeam
9th0D'station Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 911 GT3 R (991)Porsche 4.0
Click to show race results for Suzuka 10 Hours - Pro-Am class 2018.

2017 Asian Le Mans Series - GT

PositionPointsTeam
18th4OD Racing Best Leader Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40001
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren 650 GT3
Click to show race results for Asian Le Mans Series - GT 2017.

2017 Autobacs Super GT Series - GT300

PositionPointsTeam
8th31Gulf Nac Porsche 911
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
80100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 911 GT3 RYokohama
Click to show race results for Autobacs Super GT Series - GT300 2017.

2016 Lamborghini Super Trofeo Asia - Overall

PositionPointsTeam
2nd117
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
81730
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lamborghini Huracán LP620-2 Super TrofeoV10, 620 hpPirelli
Click to show race results for Lamborghini Super Trofeo Asia - Overall 2016.

2016 GT Asia - GT3

PositionPointsTeam
14th32GruppeM Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 911 GT3 R
Click to show race results for GT Asia - GT3 2016.

2016 Super GT Japan - GT300

PositionPointsTeam
0Lamborghini Team Direction Shift
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lamborghini Huracan GT3Yokohama
Click to show race results for Super GT Japan - GT300 2016.

2016 Lamborghini Super Trofeo Asia - Pro-Am A

PositionPointsTeam
2nd117
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

2015 Liqui Moly Bathurst 12 Hour - Class A GT3 Am

PositionPointsTeam
0Trass Family Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 458 Italia GT3Ferrari 4.4
Click to show race results for Liqui Moly Bathurst 12 Hour - Class A GT3 Am 2015.

2015 Australian GT Championship presented by Pirelli

PositionPointsTeam
5th496Trass Family Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
110632
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 458 Italia GT3Ferrari 4.4Pirelli
Click to show race results for Australian GT Championship presented by Pirelli 2015.

2015 NZ North Island Endurance Series - GT

PositionPointsTeam
0Trass Family Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30110
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari F430FerrariPirelli

2015 Highlands 101

PositionPointsTeam
0Trass Family Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10010
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 458 Italia GT3
Click to show race results for Highlands 101 2015.

2014 Australian GT Championship - GT Trophy class

PositionPointsTeam
22nd29McElrea Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 997 GT3 CupPorsche 3.8Pirelli
Click to show race results for Australian GT Championship - GT Trophy class 2014.

2014 Phillip Island 101

PositionPointsTeam
13th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 997 GT3 Cup

2014 NZ Endurance Championship - 3 Hour - Overall

PositionPointsTeam
14th116
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari F430
Click to show race results for NZ Endurance Championship - 3 Hour - Overall 2014.

2014 Australian GT Championship presented by Pirelli

PositionPointsTeam
0Trass Family Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 458 GT3
Click to show race results for Australian GT Championship presented by Pirelli 2014.

2014 Highlands 101

PositionPointsTeam
0Trass Family Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari F430 Challenge
Click to show race results for Highlands 101 2014.

2014 Highlands 101 - GT

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Trass Family Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari F430 ChallengeFerrariMichelin

2013 MotorSport NZ Endurance Championship

PositionPointsTeam
1st150Fastway Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
22222
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 997 GT3 Cup

2013 Super Taikyu Series - GT3

PositionPointsTeam
2nd86PETRONAS Syntium Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
51321
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3

2013 Malaysia Merdeka Endurance Race - GT3

PositionPointsTeam
0PETRONAS Syntium Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3

2013 BNT V8 SuperTourer Series

PositionPointsTeam
43rd217John McIntyre Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford FG Falcon (Chevrolet)
Click to show race results for BNT V8 SuperTourer Series 2013.

2013 South Island Endurance Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Fastway Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10011
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
2010 Porsche 997 GT3 Cup

2013 V8 SuperTourers New Zealand Endurance Championship

PositionPointsTeam
26th217John McIntyre Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford FG Falcon (Chevrolet)

2012 Toyota Racing Series New Zealand

PositionPointsTeam
11th514ETEC Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
140100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Tatuus TT104ZZ (Toyota)
Click to show race results for Toyota Racing Series New Zealand 2012.

2012 Super Taikyu Series - GT3

PositionPointsTeam
2nd80PETRONAS Syntium Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
51442
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mercedes SLS AMG GT3

2012 V8 SuperTourers New Zealand Endurance Championship

PositionPointsTeam
9th871John McIntyre Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50200
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford FG Falcon
Click to show race results for V8 SuperTourers New Zealand Endurance Championship 2012.

2012 South Island Endurance Series

PositionPointsTeam
3rd270Fastway Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
41123
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 911 GT3 Cup 997

2012 V8 SuperTourers New Zealand Championship

PositionPointsTeam
29th771John McIntyre Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50200
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford FG Falcon (Chevrolet)
Click to show race results for V8 SuperTourers New Zealand Championship 2012.

2011 Toyota Racing Series New Zealand

PositionPointsTeam
16th157ETEC Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Tatuus TT104ZZ (Toyota)
Click to show race results for Toyota Racing Series New Zealand 2011.

2010 Porsche Mobil1 Supercup

PositionPointsTeam
0Porsche AG
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 911 GT3 Cup 9973.8L F6 NAMichelin
Click to show race results for Porsche Mobil1 Supercup 2010.

2008-09 Battery Town Porsche GT3 Cup

PositionPointsTeam
4th821
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
181500
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 911 GT3 Cup 997
Click to show race results for Battery Town Porsche GT3 Cup 2008-09.

2009 Porsche GT3 Cup New Zealand - Taupo A1GP Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
1st210International Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
32311
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 911 GT3 Cup 997

2008-09 New Zealand Sports Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
180Juno New Zealand
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
32213
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Juno SSE-NZ

2009 Porsche GT3 Cup New Zealand - Hamilton 400 Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
1st188
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30200
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 911 GT3 Cup 997
Click to show race results for Porsche GT3 Cup New Zealand - Hamilton 400 Trophy 2009.

2008 Porsche Carrera Cup Australia

PositionPointsTeam
12th300Greg Murphy Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
190000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 911 GT3 Cup 997
Click to show race results for Porsche Carrera Cup Australia 2008.

2008 Battery Town Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge

PositionPointsTeam
5th761International Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
151712
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 911 GT3 Cup 997
Click to show race results for Battery Town Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge 2008.

2008 Porsche GT3 Cup New Zealand - Hamilton 400 Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
4th158International Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 911 GT3 Cup 997
Click to show race results for Porsche GT3 Cup New Zealand - Hamilton 400 Trophy 2008.

2006-07 Battery Town Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge

PositionPointsTeam
4th815Richard Lester Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
201200
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 911 GT3 Cup 996

2005 Formula Challenge New Zealand Winter Series

PositionPointsTeam
3rd259Richard Lester Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
63500
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Formula Challenge

2004-05 NZ Formula First Championship

PositionPointsTeam
9th826
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
200500
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

2004 Formula Challenge New Zealand Summer Series

PositionPointsTeam
1st295Richard Lester Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
65614
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Formula Challenge

2003-04 NZ Formula First Championship

PositionPointsTeam
18th123
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
210000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

2003-04 Talley's Formula Ford Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.


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