January 31, 2019
So far the 2018/19 New Zealand motor racing season has been kind to one of the sport’s favourite sons, ageless super-veteran Ken Smith. Despite it being his 61st consecutive summer racing at a national level the 77-year-old has won every 2018/19 SAS Autoparts MSC NZ F5000 Tasman Cup Revival Series race so far run (nine) in his Lola T332. Not..
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...
January 24, 2019
After totally dominating the first two rounds of this season’s SAS Autoparts MSC NZ F5000 Tasman Cup Revival Series, Kiwi racing great Ken Smith (#11 ex Danny Ongais Lola T332) has his eye on an extra ‘prize’ at the third round of the 2018/19 title fight at the annual SpeedWorks Motorsport NZ Championship/HRC Events’ NZ Motor Cup meeting at Hampton..
January 20, 2019
Early season standout Ken Smith (Lola T332) and fellow SAS Autoparts MSC NZ F5000 Tasman Cup Revival category front runners Greg Thornton (Chevron B24), Brett Willis (Lola T330) and Michael Collins (McRae GM1) kept their best until last at the second round of the 2018/19 series’ at Taupo Historic Grand Prix meeting at Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park today. Though Smith..
November 4, 2018
Taking up where he left off on the first day of racing on Saturday, Kiwi super-veteran Ken Smith (Lola T332) made it three wins from three starts in the third and final SAS Autoparts MSC NZ F5000 Tasman Cup Revival Series race at the annual ITM SuperSprint Supercars meeting at Pukekoke Park Raceway today. As he did in the second..
November 3, 2018
Evergreen New Zealand motor racing veteran Ken Smith (Lola T332) has enjoyed a perfect start to his record-extending 61st season of top level motor racing, the 77-year-old qualifying quickest then winning the first two SAS Autoparts MSC NZ F5000 Tasman Cup Revival Series races of the 2018/19 season at the annual ITM SuperSprint Supercars meeting at Pukekoke Park Raceway today...
November 1, 2018
The pivotal role Kiwi Graham McRae played in the development – and indeed success – of the Formula 5000 category will be on show at New Zealand’s annual ITM SuperSprint/Virgin Australia Supercars series round at Pukekohe Park Raceway this weekend. The Wellington-born designer, car builder, race engineer and driver was the dominant figure in the stock-block 5-litre V8-engine, wings-and-slicks F5000..
August 27, 2018
Reigning SAS Autoparts MSC NZ F5000 Tasman Cup Revival Series champion Andy Higgins (Lola T332) from Auckland capped off a fortnight of competing at this year’s Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion meetings at Northern California’s Weathertech Raceway Laguna Seca with a close second place to top local driver Craig Bennett (Shadow DN06) in Sunday’s Rolex-backed 14-lap F5000 class feature race. After..
August 23, 2018
Category originals Kevin Bartlett, Howden Ganley and Ken Smith used a visit to a very special workshop in Salinas in Northern California on Wednesday evening to help officially launch the 16th annual SAS Autoparts MSC NZ F5000 Tasman Cup Revival Series. This season’s series again kicks off with a round at the ITM Auckland SuperSprint Virgin Australia Supercars meeting at..
August 20, 2018
The Kiwis from the SAS Autoparts MSC NZ F5000 Tasman Cup Revival Series who shipped their F5000 cars up to the official US 50th anniversary celebrations of the category at the Laguna Seca circuit in Northern California made a big impression at the Pre-Reunion meeting over the weekend. The first race was won by series’ young gun Michael Collins (McRae..