The fifth season for the Philips Cup Series is hosted by Robbert Pieete on his YouTube channel, Tasmandutch. It began with the KLM Shootout exhibition race at Daytona International Speedway on February 20, 2013. The first points race was the Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway, held on February 25, 2013, and the final race was the Famous Last Words 600, held at Charlotte Motor Speedway on July 9, 2013.


Driver List[edit | edit source]

Car # Manufacturer Driver Sponsor
1 Hyundai Dutch Flag.png Jocelyn van der Aart* Viessmann
Dutch Flag.png Judith Pieete*
2 Dodge Austin Ogo # Miller Lite
3 Chevrolet Anne Batson* % GM Goodwrench
5 Chevrolet Evan Gattuso Kellogg's
6 Ford Jacob Winston # AAA
8 Chevrolet Jake Smith # U.S. Army
American Flag.png Emily Michaels*
9 Ford Australian Flag.png Ryan Anderson Stanley
01 Hyundai Dutch Flag.png Inge Lamboliana One Direction
04 Lincoln American Flag.png Joshua Michaels Chaos Motorsports / GameStop / YGOTAS
Chevrolet Taylor Swift / Chaos Motorsports
07 Chevrolet Hayden Kline Jack Daniel's
09 Chevrolet American Flag.png Jaime Pintor LA Dodgers
10 Dodge Dutch Flag.png Tessa Sato-Jackson Valvoline
11 Toyota Dillon Young FedEx
12 Dodge Billy Bishop Alltel
17 Ford Zack Austin # DeWalt
18 Toyota Anna Gregg M&M's
19 Dodge Sam Young Best Buy
20 Toyota Devin Smith # Home Depot
22 Toyota Aiden Spencer Caterpillar
24 Chevrolet American Flag.png Dom Caps DuPont
27 Chevrolet Canadian Flag.png Hannah Hauschield* % Monster Energy
Steven Brind'Amour &
28 Ford Theo Stegall* Dish Network
29 Chevrolet American Flag.png Nick Caps* Shell/Pennzoil
30 Ford American Flag.png Keith Batson Harley Davidson
31 Chevrolet American Flag.png Dustin Caps* AT&T
33 Chevrolet American Flag.png John Cittadino Castrol
36 Chevrolet American Flag.png Jeremy Dube* Whelen Modified Series
38 Ford Shawn Howell A Day to Remember
40 Dodge Molly Black* Fastenal
41 Dodge Keith Black* Target
42 Camaro Renesmee Brown Nespresso
43 Dodge Trey Spencer* Cheerios
44 Toyota Tyler Everest # UPS
Ford Canadian Flag.png Blake Hauschield* % Monster Energy
45 Dodge Catie Spencer* Wells Fargo
48 Chevrolet Max Power Lowe's
59 Volvo Danique Ekklisia* Starbucks
60 Audi Dutch Flag.png Eveline Lotterer Spartaan/Radobank
61 Chevrolet American Flag.png Beth Senese Top Notch Designs
62 Chevrolet American Flag.png Joseph Onesto Top Notch Designs
71 Lincoln Dutch Flag.png Thijs van der Voet Axe
72 Lincoln Dutch Flag.png Larissa van der Voet Groenendaal / Philips
82 Buick Dutch Flag.png Eline Suijten Green Day
83 Toyota Jackson Phillips Red Bull
84 Toyota John Andrews Red Bull
88 Chevrolet Jarrett Stymest # MTN Dew
89 Dodge American Flag.png Sam Brady Racing for Jesus
92 Mercedes Dutch Flag.png Charlene Sixx Green Day
99 Ford Zachary Brown # Office Depot

Driver Changes[edit | edit source]

  • Jocelyn van der Aart, Judith Pieete, Austin Ogo, Anne Batson, Jacob Winston, Jake Smith, Emily Michaels, Zack Austin, Devin Smith, Hannnah Hauschild, Steven Brind'Amour, Theo Stegall, Nick Caps, Dustin Caps, Jeremy Dube, Milly Black, Keith Black, Trey Spencer, Tyler Everest, Blake Hauschild, Catie Spencer, Danique Ekklisia, and Thijs van der Voet enter the series as rookies.
  • Avi Saks, Dillon White, Connor Breton, Chris Akin, Aaron Mason, Aaron Williams, Logan Smith, David Rochester, Mason Wood, Trevor Holt, Beth Black, Tyler Brown, Johnathan Thomen, Rob Bob, Dillon Delgado, Cameron Yetz, Paul Winters, Marshall Ritch, Gregory Coleman, Johanna Darcy, and Pichu London did not return for season 5 competition.
  • Former competitors Dilllon Young, Sam Young, and Jaime Pintor return to competition.
  • All other drivers swapped rides, with the exception of Ryan Anderson, Inge Lamboliana, Joshua Michaels, Hayden Kline, Dom Caps, Keith Batson, John Cittadino, Shawn Howell, Max Power, Beth Senese, Larissa van der Voet, Eline Suijten, John Andrews, Sam Brady, and Charlene Sixx.
  • Charlene van Pelt was now known as Charlene Sixx.

Manufacturer Changes[edit | edit source]

  • Hyundai entered the series, fielding entries for Jocelyn van der Aart, Judith Pieete, and Inge Lamboliana.
  • Volvo entered the series, fielding a car for Danique Ekklisia.
  • Audi entered the series, fielding a car for Eveline Lotterer
  • Mercedes entered the series, fielding a car for Charlene Sixx.
  • Chevy ran both the Monte Carlo and Camaro.
  • The Taurus was retired from series competition.
  • Toyota and Lincoln expand their programs

Race Schedule[edit | edit source]

The race schedule consisted of 20 races. South Boston replaces Bristol's race date. Bristol moves to race eighteen, during the Chase. Watkins Glen returns, replacing Road America. Utica-Rome, Zandvoort, Hockenhiemring, and Syracuse are added to the schedule. Silverstone, Calder Park, Pukekohe, and Mallala are dropped from the schedule. Dover and Zen Joltis swap race dates. Phoenix and Atlanta swap race dates. Richmond moves its date before Coca-Cola.

Race # Track Venue Pole Sitter Race Winner
1 Daytona International Speedway Daytona 500 Aiden Spencer American Flag.png John Cittadino
2 South Boston Speedway America Today 320 Dutch Flag.png Inge Lamboliana Aiden Spencer
3 Indianapolis Motor Speedway MCR Brickyard 400 American Flag.png Nick Caps American Flag.png Joshua Michaels
4 Watkins Glen Campari 350 Zachary Brown Zachary Brown
5 Utica Rome Speedway Lucas Oil 300 John Andrews Keith Black
6 Michigan Int'l Speedway Soundcloud 400 American Flag.png John Cittadino Dutch Flag.png Eveline Lotterer
7 Zen Joltis Xxtreme 500 American Flag.png Jaime Pintor American Flag.png Sam Brady
8 Dover Dancemasters 400 American Flag.png Nick Caps Shawn Howell
9 Zandvoort Formido Challenge American Flag.png Jaime Pintor American Flag.png Jaime Pintor
10 California Speedway Trust 500 Shawn Howell Evan Gattuso
11 Phoenix Int'l Raceway Diecastcarsnow 400 American Flag.png John Cittadino American Flag.png Joshua Michaels
12 Atlanta Motor Speedway Oracle 500 American Flag.png Joseph Onesto American Flag.png Sam Brady
13 Hockenheimring Days of Thunder 300 American Flag.png Jaime Pintor Canadian Flag.png Blake Hauschield
14 Richmond Int'l Speedway Kenwood 400 Anna Gregg Canadian Flag.png Hannah Hauschield
15 Coca-Cola Superspeedway TND 500 Dutch Flag.png Eveline Lotterer American Flag.png Dom Caps
Chase for the Philips Cup Series Championship
16 Texas Motor Speedway Dookie 500 Dutch Flag.png Larissa van der Voet American Flag.png Joshua Michaels
17 Syracuse Menards 350 Dutch Flag.png Igne Lamboliana American Flag.png Keith Batson
18 Bristol Jason Leffler 500 Dutch Flag.png Larissa van der Voet Aiden Spencer
19 Talledega Bacardi 499 Catie Spencer John Andrews
20 Charlotte Famous Last Words 600 Catie Spencer Max Power

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Joshua Michaels won the most races during the season, with three victories.
  • Jaime Pintor got the most pole positions, with three.
  • Three rookies won races this season.
  • Blake Hauschield became the first Canadian to win a Philips Cup Series race.
  • Max Power became the first Australian to win a Philips Cup Series race.
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