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‘Rain Stops Play’ At NZ F5000 Series Final At Taupo On Sunday

Monday, 16 May 2022, 6:30 am | New Zealand Formula 5000 Association

In a rare case of ‘rain literally stopping play’ at a motor racing meeting here in New Zealand, the 2021/22 SAS Autoparts MSC NZ F5000 Tasman Cup Revival Series has ended up being called two races early after heavy rain on Saturday night and ... More >>

Popular Local F5000 Series Saves Its Best Till Last

Wednesday, 11 May 2022, 10:21 pm | New Zealand Formula 5000 Association

New Zealand’s popular SAS Autoparts MSC NZ F5000 Tasman Cup Revival Series has saved its best till last this season, with as many as 13 of the classic V8-powered ‘wings-and-slicks’ single seater racing cars expected on the grid at the Taupo ... More >>

McRae Would Be Happy With One-Two Result In First F5000 Race At Skope Classic Meeting In Christchurch

Monday, 11 April 2022, 5:09 am | New Zealand Formula 5000 Association

09 April A little over 50 years ago (on Sunday January 22, 1972) the late, great Graham McRae drove his then new Leda ‘GM1 001’ Formula 5000 single-seater to a dominant victory in the Lady Wigram Trophy race on a temporary circuit at Christchurch’s ... More >>

Legacy Of Famed Kiwi Drivers To Live On At Skope Classic Meeting This Weekend

Wednesday, 6 April 2022, 6:26 pm | New Zealand Formula 5000 Association

The legacy of some of New Zealand’s greatest racing drivers - Graham McRae and Bert Hawthorne amongst them – will be honoured by members of the NZ F5000 Association at the re-scheduled Skope Classic historic motor racing meeting in Christchurch this ... More >>

Martin Maintains Winning F5000 Record At Hampton Downs

Monday, 28 March 2022, 6:41 am | New Zealand Formula 5000 Association

In a virtual repeat of his performance at the same meeting a year ago Auckland ace Grant Martin (Talon MR1/A) claimed his second SAS Autoparts MSC NZ F5000 Tasman Cup Revival Series race win of the weekend in the 10-lap feature final at the Historic ... More >>

Expat Englishman Finally Gets Chance To Join Local F5000 Race Series This Weekend

Wednesday, 23 March 2022, 5:08 pm | New Zealand Formula 5000 Association

The unique ex British Hillclimb Championship-contending Chevron B32 which Hawke’s Bay-based Brit Alastair Chalmers will drive in the SAS Autoparts MSC NZ F5000 Tasman Cup Series races at Hampton Downs this weekend. Photo credit: Fast Company/NZ F5000 ... More >>

Legacy Of Famed Kiwi Drivers To Live On At Skope Classic Meeting Next Month

Friday, 21 January 2022, 6:51 am | New Zealand Formula 5000 Association

The legacies of some of New Zealand’s greatest racing drivers - Graham McRae and Bert Hawthorne amongst them – will be honoured by members of the NZ F5000 Association at the annual Skope Classic historic motor racing meeting in Christchurch early next ... More >>

Second NZ F5000 Series Round Cancelled; Organising Committee Ponders Next Move

Tuesday, 21 December 2021, 7:44 pm | New Zealand Formula 5000 Association

Series regular David Banks (Talon MR1) competing at the opening round of the 2020/21 SAS Autoparts MSC NZ Tasman Cup Revival Series at Manfeild Circuit Chris Amon. And series newcomer Toby Annabell from Hawera debuting his McLaren M10B at the same meeting.  ... More >>

Talon Man Martin Makes It Two F5000 Race Wins On His Series’ Return

Monday, 22 March 2021, 5:49 am | New Zealand Formula 5000 Association

Auckland ace Grant Martin (#2 TalonMR1/A) leads the final SAS Autoparts MSC NZ  F5000 series race at Hampton Downs from pole position. Photo Credit: Fast Company/Matt Smith And just like that, that's it, the 2020/21 SAS Autoparts MSC NZ F5000 Tasman ... More >>

Collins And Windelburn Share Race Wins/Kudos At Latest NZ F5000 Series Round In Christchurch

Monday, 8 February 2021, 6:47 am | New Zealand Formula 5000 Association

Michael Collins leads the SAS Autoparts MSC NZ F5000 Tasman Cup Revival Series field out of the hairpin at the 31st annual Skope Classic historic motor racing meeting at Mike Pero Motorsport Park – Ruapuna Local ace Michael Collins (Leda GM1) got ... More >>

Collins’ Winning NZ F5000 Series Streak Continues

Sunday, 7 February 2021, 6:05 am | New Zealand Formula 5000 Association

Michael Collins and his sister Anna lead the SAS Autoparts MSC NZ F5000 Tasman Cup Revival Series field into the first turn at the 31st annual Skope Classic historic motor racing meeting at Mike Pero Motorsport Park – Ruapuna Kiwi F5000 category ... More >>

Legendary Kiwi Graham McRae’s ’72 Wigram Master-class To Be Celebrated At Skope Classic This Weekend

Thursday, 4 February 2021, 8:15 am | New Zealand Formula 5000 Association

Legendary Kiwi racing driver & car builder Graham McRae delivering his driving master class at Wigram in 1972 in his then new Leda GM1 001. The year 1972 will go down in the annals of New Zealand’s motor racing history as the year driver/engineer ... More >>

Collins Makes Every Move A Winning One In Taupo Historic Grand Prix Race

Sunday, 24 January 2021, 7:15 pm | New Zealand Formula 5000 Association

Copyright: Geoff Ridder Category young gun Michael Collins (Leda GM1) made every move a winning one in the feature Taupo Historic Grand Prix trophy race at the second round of the 2020/21 SAS Autoparts MSC NZ F5000 Tasman Cup Revival motor racing series ... More >>

Record McLaren F5000 Entry At Circuit Named To Honour NZ Motor Racing Great

Monday, 11 January 2021, 6:13 pm | New Zealand Formula 5000 Association

Rnd 1 21 SAS MSC F5000 R1 Tim Rush 20 McLaren M22 Toby Annabell 9A McLaren M10B. Photo credit: Fast Company/Matt Smith Photography. It seems entirely fitting that at the second round of this season’s SAS Autoparts MSC NZ F5000 Tasman Cup Revival ... More >>

Collins And Windelburn Share NZ F5000 Series Spoils At Manfeild

Monday, 16 November 2020, 8:17 am | New Zealand Formula 5000 Association

Defending SAS Autoparts MSC NZ F5000 Tasman Cup Revival Series title holder Michael Collins (Leda LT27/GM1) got his 2020/21 series campaign off to a winning start and finish at the opening round at the 35th annual MG Classic race meeting at Feilding’s ... More >>

Collins Gives F5000 Fans An Idea Of What They Missed At Manfeild

Sunday, 15 November 2020, 5:19 am | New Zealand Formula 5000 Association

Rnd 1 21 SAS MSC F5000 series R1 winner Michael Colllins leads at end of lap 1 from Kevin Ingram-1lr G1A4020 | Photo Credit: Fast Company/Matt Smith Photography When - back in 1972 - famed New Zealand racing driver and racing car designer and builder ... More >>

Last Lap Drama Robs Collins Of F5000 Clean Sweep At Teretonga

Monday, 17 February 2020, 7:15 am | New Zealand Formula 5000 Association

They say that all good things come to those who wait. But by the 11th lap of the feature 12-lap SAS Autoparts MSC NZ F5000 Tasman Cup Revival Series final at Invercargill’s Teretonga Park Raceway this afternoon even three-times former series champion Steve ... More >>

Collins Leads As F5000 Field Entertains Large Geoege Begg Speedfest Crowd At Teretonga

Saturday, 15 February 2020, 8:57 pm | New Zealand Formula 5000 Association

Runaway series’ points leader Michael Collins continued on his winning way on the first day of competition at the fourth round of the 2019//20 SAS Autoparts MSC NZ F5000 Tamsna Cup Revival Series at Invercargill’s Tereotonga Park today. Leda ... More >>

Bumper F5000 field promises big things at 30th Skope Classic

Thursday, 30 January 2020, 9:52 am | New Zealand Formula 5000 Association

With a bumper 20-car field of beautifully restored and presented ‘70s-era 5-litre stock-block V8-powered wings-and-slicks single-seater Formula 5000 racing cars set to roll out onto the Mike Pero Motorsport Park tarmac in Christchurch at the annual ... More >>

Classy Collins completes opening NZ F5000 series' round

Monday, 18 November 2019, 8:22 am | New Zealand Formula 5000 Association

Classy category young gun Michael Collins (McRae GM1) completed a clean sweep of all three SAS Autoparts MSC NZ F5000 Tasman Cup Revival Series races on the second day of competition at the opening round of the 2019/20 season at the annual The Sound ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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