2016/2017 F5000 Series

SAS AUTOPARTS JOINS MSC ON NZ F5000 SERIES' SPONSOR ROSTER
Leading New Zealand automotive parts specialist SAS Autoparts has joined the Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) and a number of other local and international companies on the sponsorship roster of New Zealand's world-leading F5000 Tasman Cup Revival Series.
HISTORIC FORMULA ONE CARS TO RACE AT TAUPO
The 50th anniversary of the world championship title of New Zealand’s only Grand Prix World Champion, the late Denny Hulme in 1967, is to be celebrated next January in special style with the first ever visit to this country of a field of Formula One cars from the 1960s and ‘70s.
HISTORY REPEATS AS F5000 CARS RETURN TO PERTH TRACK
It’s been a long wait - 37 years in fact - but this weekend a full field of Formula 5000 racing cars will once again thunder around Barbagallo Raceway north of Perth.
TRANS-TASMAN HONOURS SPLIT 50/50 IN PERTH F5000 RETURN
Trans-Tasman honours were handily split 50/50 in the return - after 37 years - of a full field of V8-engined Formula 5000 single-seater racing cars to Perth's Barbagallo Raceway over the October 22-23 weekend.
HOME SIDE ADDS TO F5000 ARSENAL AHEAD OF SECOND TRANS-TASMAN TEST
The home side, Australia, has added three key car/driver combinations to its arsenal ahead of the second Trans-Tasman Trophy round of the 2016/17 SAS Autoparts MSC NZ F5000 Tasman Cup Revival series at the 25th anniversary Historic Sandown meeting in Melbourne this weekend.
TWEEDIE CLAIMS F5000 CLEAN SWEEP AT SANDOWN
Sydneysider Tom Tweedie (Chevron B24) made no race of the second round of this season's SAS Autoparts MSC NZ F5000 Tasman Cup Revival series at the 25th anniversary Historic Sandown meeting in Melbourne over the weekend, qualifying on pole and claiming three uncontested wins from three starts.
SMITH KEEN TO MAKE MOST OF FESTIVAL OPPORTUNITY
It’s a rare honour to compete at a race meeting named in your honour and Kiwi supervet Ken Smith plans to make the most of it at the eighth annual New Zealand Festival of Motor Racing at Hampton Downs this weekend.
SMITH GETS PERFECT START TO TRIBUTE RACE WEEKEND
Supervet Ken Smith (Lola T332) enjoyed the perfect start to the race meeting named in his honour at Hampton Downs today, claiming pole position and the fastest lap on the way to a runaway win in the first SAS Autoparts MSC NZ F5000 Tasman Cup Revival Series race of the weekend at the annual NZ Festival of Motor Racing event.
'GIVING IT 110 PERCENT' EARNS SMITH PERFECT F5000 SCORE
With a lights-to-flag victory in the feature race at the annual NZ Festival of Motor Racing meeting at Hampton Downs on Sunday afternoon Kiwi racing supervet Ken Smith (Lola T332) made dominating the third round of the 2016/17 SAS Autoparts MSC NZ F5000 Tasman Cup Revival Series look easy.
35 ENTRIES FOR RACE OF CHAMPIONS REVIVAL AT TAUPO
Entries for the Race of Champions Revival that book-ends the inaugural Taupo Historic GP this weekend at Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park closed on Friday with a line-up of 26 Formula 5000s and 9 Formula One cars.
WILL HISTORY REPEAT AT RACE OF CHAMPIONS REVIVAL MEETING THIS WEEKEND?
Will history repeat at the inaugural Taupo Historic GP meeting this weekend? That's the question students of historic motor racing are asking after last weekend's Festival of New Zealand Motor Racing meeting at Hampton Downs.
LAP TIMES TELL STORY AS SMITH AND LYONS SQUARE OFF
Ken Smith won his fourth SAS Autoparts MSC NZ F5000 Tasman Cup Revival Series race of the season on the opening day of competition at the inaugural Taupo Historic GP this afternoon
LYONS PAYS TRIBUTE TO SMITH AFTER RACE OF CHAMPIONS REVIVAL WIN
Young gun Michael Lyons beat old hand Ken Smith to win a much anticipated F1 vs Formula 5000 Race of Champions Revival feature at the big Taupo Historic Grand Prix classic motor racing meeting on Sunday January 29.
F5000 SERIES' TITLE FIGHT GOES DOWN TO THE WIRE THIS WEEKEND
The fight for the 2016/17 SAS Autoparts MSC NZ F5000 Tasman Cup Revival Series will go down to the wire at the final round at the annual Skope Classic motor racing meeting in Christchurch this weekend.
SMITH SIZZLES IN THE CHRISTCHURCH SUN
Kiwi supervet Ken Smith (Lola T332) continued on his winning way on the first day of competition at the final round of the 2016/17 SAS Autoparts MSC NZ F5000 Tasman Cup Revival Series at the annual Skope Classic motor racing meeting in Christchurch this afternoon.
TITLE TO WILLIS AS LYONS CLAIMS SKOPE FEATURE WIN
Reigning FIA Historic F1 Pre-78 class champion Michael Lyons (Hesketh 308E) won a combined 12-lap NZ Express International F5000/Historic F1 feature race at the Skope Classic motor racing meeting in Christchurch on Sunday Feb 5.