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David Purley Formula 5000

Weekend Docco: David Purley Racing Formula 5000 at Oulton Park

“I used to be a paratrooper and I used to get pretty nervous waiting to jump, and this seems a bit of an anticlimax after that!”
They don’t make ’em like they used to!
This magnificent period …

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 …

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.

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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