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3 August 2021

Gold Star champions commit to Tasman Series, confirm overseas intent

Reigning Australian Drivers’ Champions Team BRM have confirmed plans to run a multiple-car team in the S5000 Tasman Series this November and December. The Adelaide-based outfit is also looking in...

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29 July 2021

S5000 features in Muscle Car Magazine

THE latest issue of Australian Muscle Car Magazine has dedicated a massive 14-page feature to the S5000 category, car and competition.  On sale at newsagents now, the long-running and popular maga...

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28 July 2021

Governing bodies embracing Tasman Series return

Motorsport’s governing bodies on both sides of the Tasman have welcomed the return of the Tasman Series in 2021. First staged in 1964, the Tasman Series became an iconic piece of the Antipode...

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27 July 2021

Iconic Tasman Series to return this summer with S5000

THE iconic Tasman Series will return in 2021 as a new seven-race series contested by S5000 this Summer.  Commencing at the Supercheap Auto Bathurst International at Mount Panorama on 26-28 Novembe...

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About S5000

The VHT S5000 Australian Drivers’ Championship is the new generation of Australian open wheel racing.

The cars are the fastest in Australian circuit racing, and the drivers are contesting the Australian Drivers’ Championship and Motorsport Australia Gold Star – the oldest and most prestigious drivers’ title in the nation.

The number ‘5000’ is a reference to the thunderous 5-litre (5200cc) V8 engines which produce 560bhp and speeds of up to 300kph. S5000 is also the modern successor to the legendary Formula 5000 category, which captured the hearts and minds of Australian motor racing fans throughout the 1970s.

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Launch of the 2021 Supercheap Auto Bathurst International

Behind the scenes with Lachlan Mineeff at S5000 test

Lap of Sydney Motorsport Park with Thomas Randle

Highlights, Feature Race, S5000 in Sydney

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