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FORMULA 5000 – BACK ON TRACK

For six glorious seasons in the 1970s stock-block V8-engined Formula 5000 single-seaters brought Formula 1-like speed, colour and excitement to circuits in Australia and New Zealand .

Thanks to a small but determined group of New Zealand category enthusiasts those days are back.
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LATEST NEWS

ORGANISERS EYE RECORD WITH NEW 'F5000 WORLD SERIES' PREMIER AT 2015 FESTIVAL
The organisers of the annual New Zealand Festival of Motor Racing at Hampton Downs are eyeing a record lineup of cars as they firm up plans for the Gulf Oil-backed 2015 event which celebrates the career of Formula 1 driver Howden Ganley and the category - Formula 5000 - which helped springboard his career.
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.
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.