Lionsport aims to give you a competitive advantage and in a sport where winning and losing is defined by such tiny margins and at no small cost, we believe you need to make every single move count. Lionsport is spearheaded by professional race car driver Stephen Simpson. Lionsport was born out of the knowledge and experiences gained by Stephen over the course of his 22 years of involvement in motorsport.
Key Career Facts
- Won the South African Formula Ford Championship at age 16
- Moved to the UK to start his own race team at age 17
- First professional race deal came when Stephen was 18 years old when he raced for the Benetton Junior Team in Europe and live in Italy for a year.
- In 2005 Stephen raced for South Africa in the A1 Grand Prix World Cup of Motorsport and spent the year travelling the world racing.
- Stephen collected the A1 Grand Prix Series Rookie of the Year award from Emerson Fittipaldi in Shanghai at the end of the 2005 season
- Stephen has successfully raised motorsport funding when required
- Raced professionally at some of the most famous race tracks all over the world.
- Voted Motoring News Race Ace of Great Britain
- Stephen has over 70 race wins and multiple special awards to his name and has developed an extensive network of key people and friends across the industry.
- Finished on the podium in the Daytona 24 Hour race in 2015
- 1st Place PC Class finish in the prestigious 24 hours of Daytona 2016
International racing career includes
- South African Formula Ford Championship
- British Formula Ford Championship
- Europe & Italian Formula Renault 2.0 Championship
- British Formula Renault 2.0 Championship
- A1 Grand Prix World Cup of Motorsport
- Formula Atlantic
- Indy Lights
- American Le Mans Series in the LMP1 Class
- European Le Mans Series
- Porsche International Trophy Cup
- Tudor United Sports Car Championship (Prototype Challenge class)
- Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge (official driver for MINI USA)
Affiliate Team Members
Additional members of the Lionsport team include a specialty Motorsport Marketing team, Motorsport specific fitness training, Visa specialist for foreign drivers and experienced driver coaches.
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