2013/14 F5000 Series

LYONS COMPLETES WINNING MSC F5000 SERIES TRIFECTA AT HAMPTON DOWNS
Visiting British driver Michael Lyons (Lola T400) completed a winning trifecta of the MSC NZ F5000 Tasman Cup Revival Series races on the second day of competition at the first New Zealand Festival of Motor Racing at Hampton Downs today (Sunday Jan 19).
LYONS WINS FIRST MSC F5000 SERIES RACE AFTER ENGINE TROUBLE STOPS SMITH
MSC NZ F5000 Tasman Cup Revival Series driver Michael Lyons (Lola T400) from the UK extended his winning streak at the Hampton Downs circuit south of Auckland this afternoon - but only after pole-sitter and early race leader Ken Smith (Lola T332) was stopped in his tracks by a blown engine.
LYONS COMPLETES WINNING MSC F5000 SERIES TRIFECTA AT HAMPTON DOWNS
Visiting British driver Michael Lyons (Lola T400) completed a winning trifecta of the MSC NZ F5000 Tasman Cup Revival Series races on the second day of competition at the first New Zealand Festival of Motor Racing at Hampton Downs today (Sunday Jan 19).
LYONS WINS FIRST MSC F5000 SERIES RACE AFTER ENGINE TROUBLE STOPS SMITH
MSC NZ F5000 Tasman Cup Revival Series driver Michael Lyons (Lola T400) from the UK extended his winning streak at the Hampton Downs circuit south of Auckland this afternoon - but only after pole-sitter and early race leader Ken Smith (Lola T332) was stopped in his tracks by a blown engine.
UK SERIES REGULARS RETURN WITH SPECIAL TROPHY
When regular MSC New Zealand F5000 Tasman Cup Revival Series visitors Mike Whatley and Linda Stoddart-Whatley fly in from the UK this week for the New Zealand Festival of Motor Racing meetings at Hampton Downs which start in a week's time they will have a special trophy with them.
FRESH FOCUS FOR 2013/14 MSC SERIES
There's a fresh focus for New Zealand's world-leading MSC F5000 Tasman Cup Revival Series this season with four points rounds here and the option for local drivers to compete at a further four - or even five - non-points meetings across the Tasman organised by the Australian F5000 association
FOUR-STRONG KIWI TEAM FOR AUSSIE F5000 SERIES OPENER
A four-strong Kiwi team headed by ageless veteran Ken Smith (Lola T332) crosses the Tasman next week to contest the opening round of the Formula 5000 Australia Cup Series in Sydney over the August 31/September 01 weekend.
ROOKIE STARS ON FIRST DAY
Sydney youngster Tom Tweedie (Chevron B24) got his Formula 5000 career off to a blazing start by defeating the cream of Australia and New Zealand's MSC Tasman Cup Revival Series stars on the opening day at the first round of the 2013/14 F5000 Australia Cup series at Sydney Motorsport Park over the August 31/Sept 01 weekend.
TWEEDIE COMPLETES AUSSIE F5000 ROUND GRAND SLAM
After qualifying quickest and claiming his debut series race win on Saturday August 31, Sydney debutant Tom Tweedie (Chevron B24) completed a clean sweep of the opening round of the 203/14 F5000 Australia Cup at the big Muscle Car Masters meeting at Sydney Motorsport Park on Sunday September 01, winning both category races
DEFENDING CHAMP ROBSON BACK FOR SANDOWN F5000 ROUND
Having missed the opening round of the 2013/14 series a fortnight ago, defending Formula 5000 Australia Cup holder Andrew Robson will join the field at this weekend’s Formula 5000 supporting races at the Sandown 500, following a full recovery from a recent shoulder operation.
DAVISON SNR ON POLE
The father of V8 Supercar stars Will or Alex, Richard Davison, has stunned the Formula 5000 field with an outright lap-record pole position performance leading into the weekend’s second round of the Formula 5000 Australia Cup, one of the supporting events to this weekend’s V8 Supercar Wilson Security Sandown 500.
WINS GIVE TWEEDIE POLE FOR SUNDAY SANDOWN F5000 FEATURE
Sydney youngster Tom Tweedie has annexed pole position for Sunday’s Formula 5000 Australia Cup feature after two commanding wins in Saturday’s qualifying heats.
TWEEDIE EXTENDS F5000 AUST. CUP SERIES LEAD
Sydneysider Tom Tweedie has consolidated his lead in the 2013/14 Formula 5000 Australia Cup with an almost all-the-way win in the weekend’s feature event, run as a curtain-raiser to Sunday’s V8 Supercar Sandown 500.
SMITH SET TO MARK ANOTHER MILESTONE AT MANFEILD
New Zealand motor racing's evergreen 'super-veteran,' Ken Smith, will mark another milestone at the opening round of this seasons' MSC F5000 Tasman Cup Revival Series at Manfeild this weekend.
SMITH ALL THE WAY AT MANFEILD
Series supervet Ken Smith (Lola T332) got his campaign to claim a fourth MSC NZ F5000 Tasman Cup Revival title off to the best possible start with pole and a runaway first race win at the opening round of the 2013/14 series at Manfeild today.
NEW RECORD BUT SMITH RECKONS HE CAN GO FASTER YET
With pole, three race wins from three starts and a new category track lap record you'd think Kiwi supervet Ken Smith (Lola T332) would be satisfied with his performance at the opening round of the 2013/14 MSC New Zealand F5000 Tasman Cup Revival Series at Manfeild this weekend.
YOUNG GUN BACK TO GIVE KIWI SUPER-VET SOME COMPETITION AT HAMPTON DOWNS THIS WEEKEND
Kiwi Super-vet Ken Smith (Lola T332) showed a stunning turn of speed to dominate the opening round of the 2013/14 MSC New Zealand F5000 Tasman Cup Revival Series at Manfeild late last year. But the evergreen 72-year-old will have his work cut out to repeat the feat at the second and third rounds this and next weekend at the two New Zealand Festival of Motor Racing meetings at Hampton Downs.
RACE WIN A MIXED BLESSING FOR BIRTHDAY BOY LYONS
Birthday boy Michael Lyons (Lola T400) has extended his MSC NZ F5000 Tasman Cup Revival series winning streak with another lights-to-flag victory at the second New Zealand Festival of Motor Racing meeting at Hampton Downs today. But celebrations are on hold until tomorrow night.
ANXIOUS MOMENTS BEFORE LYONS COMPLETES SECOND CLEAN SWEEP
There were some anxious moments for MSC NZ F5000 Tasman Cup Revival Series pace-setter Michael Lyons (Lola T400) before he successfully completed another race clean sweep at the second New Zealand Festival of Motor Racing meeting at Hampton Downs today.
SERIES' PACE-SETTER LYONS RETURNS TO WHERE IT ALL STARTED
Visiting British driver Michael Lyons (Lola T400) has built a flourishing career on a unique combination of success in historic F1 and F5000 and contemporary International Open GT sports car racing - and it all started at Christchurch's Mike Pero Motorsport Park (nee Ruapuna).
CAR CHANGE FOR LYONS BUT RESULT IS THE SAME
He might have been behind the wheel of a different car - his father Frank's Gurney-Eagle FA74 - but the result was still the same for series young gun Michael Lyons on the first day of competition at the final round of the 2013/14 MSC New Zealand F5000 Tasman Cup Revival Series at Christchurch's Mike Pero Motorsport Park (Ruapuna) today.
HIGGINS TAKES MSC TITLE WHILE LYONS COMPLETES RACE CLEAN SWEEP
It was a case of Michael Lyons (Gurney-Eagle FA74) winning the battles but Andy Higgins (Lola T400) the war at the final round of the 2013/14 MSC New Zealand F5000 Tasman Cup Revival Series at Christchurch's Mike Pero Motorsport Park (nee Ruapuna) over the (Feb 01-02) weekend.