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F5000: Esterer adds his 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 …

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Classic Art: Racing Car News

Back in the day when an illustrator utilised paint, brushes, pencils – plus their own natural flair and talent – comes a small sample of Racing Car News covers.

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Black Speed: 1973 Lola T330 Carling Black Label F5000 Car

By 1973, the F5000 formula had become one of the most intense open wheeled series the planet has ever witnessed, with championships in Europe, Australia, and North America that saw some of the worlds top …

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James Hunt’s F5000 to race at Winton Festival of Speed

The Formula 5000 racing car that Formula One World Champion James Hunt drove in Australia and the race that he won in it will feature at the Winton Festival of Speed on August 13 and …

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2011 Phillip Island Classic Gallery

I love Porsches. I especially love old Porsches; the faster and more outlandish the better. So I was thrilled to hear that Porsche would be celebrating its 60 years of motorsport in Australia at this …

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Video: New Zealand Festival of Motor Racing 2011

Enjoy this three part video showcasing the recent New Zealand Festival of Motor Racing, celebrating Chris Amon.
Part one features some excellent interviews with legends including Jack Brabham, Carlos Reutermann, John Surtees, and Stirling Moss sharing …

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Photo Gallery: NZ Festival of Motor Racing – Pit and Paddock

Enjoy this photo gallery from the New Zealand Festival of Motor Racing. The shots were taken by Grant Levis at Hampton Downs January 22-30 2011.
Images: Grant Levis

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Comeback MSC F5000 Series win for Esterer at Hampdon Downs

Visiting Canadian driver Jay Esterer (McRae GM1) completed his prodigal-like comeback in style at the second New Zealand Festival of Motor Racing – Chris Amon meeting at Hampton Downs over the weekend, claiming a hat trick of …

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Photo Gallery: 2010 Lotus Sydney Tasman Revival

The appeal of historic motorsport goes a great deal further than the thrills of retro racing and the charm of classic racing machines. It is, in its own right, a fun, fast and friendly form …

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Smith fights back to win rain affected F5000 race at Hampton Downs

Fastest qualifierKen Smith (Lola T430) fought back to win a rain-affected first MSC NZ F5000 Tasman Cup Revival Series race at the Hampton Downs circuit in the northern Waikato this afternoon.
Aftertopping the time sheets in qualifying …

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Pole and first MSC F5000 series race win of the season to Smith

Defending champion Ken Smith (Lola T430) got his 2010/11 MSC New Zealand F5000 Tasman Cup Revival Series season off to the best possible start with pole position in qualifying and a runaway race win on …

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Classic Ads: McRae wins on Ampol

When New Zealand’s Graham McRae took out the 1973 Tasman Series he become the first – and only – driver to win the Series three years in a row.
His winning mount for 1973 was the …