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FROM ONE LEGEND TO ANOTHER – MCRAE PRESENTS F5000 RACE TROPHY TO SMITH

March 24, 2019

There was a poignant moment at the final round of the 2018/19 SAS Autoparts/MSC NZ F5000 Tasman Cup Revival Series at the big Legends of Speed meeting at Hampton Downs today, as the winner of the final race of the season, Ken Smith, was presented with his trophy by fellow category original Graham McRae. ‘It’s an honour to be presented..

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‘LEGEND OF LEGENDS’ HEADS F5000 ENTRY AT SERIES’ FINAL THIS WEEKEND

March 21, 2019

It’s called the Legends of Speed meeting so it is only fitting that bona fide local motor racing legend Ken Smith heads the SAS Autoparts/MSC NZ F5000 Tasman Cup Revival Series entry list for the final round of the 2018/19 title chase at Hampton Downs this weekend. Now 77-years-of-age and contesting his 61st consecutive season of national level motor racing..

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MILES AND BLACK SHARE HISTORIC TOURING CAR SERIES SPOILS AT FINAL ROUND

February 17, 2019

BMW drivers Bruce Miles (E36 320i Super Tourer) and Arron Black (E30 M3 Gp A) shared the spoils at the final round of this year’s Archibalds Historic Touring Car Series (HTC) at the annual Evolution Motorsport Classic SpeedFest at Invercargill’s Teretonga Park over the weekend. Dunedin ace Black qualified quickest and won the first of the three Cooke Howlison BMW-backed..

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FORMULA 5000 CARS LOWER LAP RECORDS AT TERETONGA PARK

February 17, 2019

The lap record took a beating in the Formula Libre races at the Evolution Motorsport Classic SpeedFest at Teretonga Park in Invercargill this weekend. Former Southlander LeRoy Stevenson began the weekend in the Powderline sponsored class by winning the first two races in a Formula 5000 Leda LT27, breaking both the Formula Libre and Classic Single Seater lap record with..

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GREAT START TO CLASSIC RACING AT TERETONGA PARK

February 16, 2019

Spectators at Teretonga Park were treated to some good racing during the opening day of competition at the Evolution Motorsport Classic SpeedFest at Teretonga Park in Invercargill today. There was much interest in the appearance of three Formula 5000 cars in the Powderline Formula Libre class and LeRoy Stevenson of Queenstown won both of today’s races in one of them..

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INTERNATIONAL CLASSIC MOTOR RACING AT TERETONGA PARK

February 14, 2019

Cars and drivers from around the world are set to descend on Teretonga Park in Invercargill this weekend for one of the most popular events of the season – the Evolution Motorsport Classic SpeedFest. SpeedFest never fails to bring a fantastic array of rare, historic and exotic race cars from all over the world to Teretonga where they not only..

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HISTORIC TOURING CAR CLASS HAS NEW FAN IN GREG MURPHY

February 4, 2019

New Zealand’s Archibalds Historic Touring Car Series (HTC) has a new fan in four-time former Bathurst winner and now TV motorsport show co-host Greg Murphy. With fellow multi-time Bathurst 1000 winner Jim Richards, Murphy was one of two guest drivers invited to join the grid at the second round of the 2019 Archibalds NZ Historic Touring Car Series at the..

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F5000 CLEAN SWEEP FOR COLLINS AT SKOPE CLASSIC

February 3, 2019

They say that the first win is the hardest and that after it subsequent ones come more easily. That would certainly appear the case for SAS Autoparts MSC NZ F5000 Tasman Cup Revival Series driver Michael Collins (McRae GM1). The 22-year-old from Christchurch claimed his first pole position at the third round of the 2018/19 series at Hampton Down last..

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QUICK COLLINS TAKES F5000 BATTLE TO SMITH – AND WINS

February 2, 2019

With pole position in qualifying this morning, and a breakthrough win over long-time SAS Autoparts MSC NZ F5000 Tasman Cup Revival Series pace-setter Ken Smith (Lola T332) in the afternoon, category young gun Michael Collins (McRae GM1) came of age at the annual Skope Classic historic motor racing meeting in Christchurch today. The 22-year-old dominated the South Island Formula Ford..

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LAP RECORD IS ICING ON THE CAKE FOR F5000 SERIES SUPERVET SMITH

January 27, 2019

True to his word Kiwi F5000 category superveteran Ken Smith (Lola T332) claimed back the outright national circuit lap record on his way to another perfect three-wins-from-three-starts performance at the third round of the 2018/19 SAS Autoparts MSC NZ F5000 Tasman Cup Revival Series at the annual SpeedWorks Motorsport NZ Championship/HRC Events’ NZ Motor Cup meeting at Hampton Downs today...

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