2011/2012 F5000 Series

SMITH BACK TO LEAD MSC F5000 FIELD AT HAMPTON DOWNS MEETINGS
Evergreen New Zealand racing veteran Ken Smith will be back to head a bumper 37-strong MSC NZ F5000 Tasman Cup Revival Series field at the two New Zealand Festival of Motor Racing - celebrating BMW Motorsport meetings at the Hampton Downs circuit in January.
ROSS WINS AFTER SMITH & ESTERER SIDELINED BY CRASH
Dunedin driver Steve Ross led home a McRae GM1 1-2-3 in the feature McLaren Cup Formula Libre Grand Prix at the second round of the 2011/12 MSC NZ F5000 Tasman Cup Revival Series at Feilding's Manfeild circuit today (Sunday) after pace-setters Ken Smith and Jay Esterer were sidelined earlier ina spectacular startline crash.
ESTERER ADDS NAME TO LADY WIGRAM TROPHY
Canadian Jay Esterer (McRae GM1) has added his name to New Zealand motor racing's revered Lady Wigram Trophy after dominating the opening round of the 2011/12 MSC New Zealand F5000 Tasman Cup Revival Series at Christchurch's Powerbuilt Tools Raceway over the weekend.
LYONS CLAIMS DEREK BELL TROPHY AT BRANDS HATCH
Young British driver Michael Lyons (Lola T400) can now add the prestigious Derek Bell Trophy to his fast-expanding collection of silverware after convincingly winning both MSC category races at the Historic Sports Car Club's annual Superprix meeting at the Brands Hatch circuit near London over the weekend.
LYONS JNR DOMINATES FIRST UK F5000 RACES
Young gun Michael Lyons (Lola T400) was unchallenged in winning both MSC F5000 category races at the Classic Sports Car Club's classic race meeting at Oulton Park in the UK on Saturday, starting each from pole and setting the fastest race lap on the way to the chequered flag.
KIWI F5000 RACERS OFF TO THE UK
A group of seven New Zealand Formula 5000 drivers is off to the UK next week to compete at two major historic motor racing meetings.