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    Just a reminder for those of you close enough to...

    Just a reminder for those of you close enough to attend. Expected 25+ F5000's. Tasman Revival.

    Round 3: 23rd, 24th and 25th of November 2012: Tasman Revival, Sydney Motorsport Park Raceway,...
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    Rod, Thank you for posting these remarkable...

    Rod, Thank you for posting these remarkable photos. Very much appreciated.

    Steve
  3. Thread: Formula 5000

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    Questor Grand Prix Formula/A (F5000) v. F1

    A nice article and great photoset from the Questor Grand Prix, 1971.

    http://legacymotorsport.com/featured/the-1971-questor-grand-prix-a-race-never-repeated/
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    Mark, incredible photographs! Thanks for sharing....

    Mark, incredible photographs! Thanks for sharing. I'd never seen these photos from Teratonga before. Amazing.
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    David, yes, the very same. It seems the rear...

    David, yes, the very same.

    It seems the rear wing was different at nearly every event! I'm not sure where the below was from. Pukekohe?

    I've seen another photo in Wolfgang Klopfer's "Formula...
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    1972 Laguna Seca L&M Grand Prix. And the winner...

    1972 Laguna Seca L&M Grand Prix. And the winner is..... I think you'll recognize a name or two here.
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    1972 Laguna Seca L&M Grand Prix. Dave Jordan in...

    1972 Laguna Seca L&M Grand Prix. Dave Jordan in Eagle#512 on his way up to the corkscrew (turn 6 then?)
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    1972 Laguna Seca L&M Grand Prix program. Note the...

    1972 Laguna Seca L&M Grand Prix program. Note the prize money. A pretty nice payday for 1972. I believe that's David Hobbs in Carl Hogan's M10b. Though the picture is in the 1972 program it's from...
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    OF, it's all about perspective. In front of...

    OF, it's all about perspective.

    In front of Dick Smothers restaurant, Manhattan Beach, CA. 1970 Candy Martin and Eagle #512 on press day.

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    Speaking of models...

    Great looking Matich!

    Here's another model. Dick Smothers (entertainer) and Candy Martin (Riverside International Race Queen) with the AIR Dave Jordan Eagle #512 at the start of the 1970 race...
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    Great photos Nick! And a great job on the car....

    Great photos Nick! And a great job on the car.
    Steve

    [QUOTE=Nick Slade;18724]The Mclaren is finished and we tested today at Buttonwillow and the car ran great.
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    1969 Australian Grand Prix ...

    1969 Australian Grand Prix

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7aqT54EtC_A&feature=related
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    Eagle MK5 #511 recently resurrected in Colorado....

    Eagle MK5 #511 recently resurrected in Colorado. Wonderful job of rebuilding the ex Davey Jordan ex Swede Savage Eagle # 511.

    In 1969 the AIR team of John Crean and James Garner purchased 3 cars...
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    Hi Steve, My mistake, it's actually the Goodwood...

    Hi Steve,
    My mistake, it's actually the Goodwood Revival. The FOS is the hillclimb. (I edited my post to correct it).

    I haven't watched any of these DVD's but a quick google gives me the "gift...
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    Here's a photo of the car Nick's working on. 1970...

    Here's a photo of the car Nick's working on. 1970 Oulton Park. David Prophet M10B. View the results here http://www.ultimateracinghistory.com/racelist2.php?uniqid=23463

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    Here's related F5000 video of Jay Esterer at...

    Here's related F5000 video of Jay Esterer at Goodwood Revival in 2011. Jay also has two McRae GM1's that he has raced around the globe. I believe he won last years Lady Wigram.

    The video is not...
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    Hey Nick, great photos! Hopefully you'll get a...

    Hey Nick, great photos! Hopefully you'll get a chance to record the audio (at least) of the dyno run. No need to publish the numbers though :cool:11351

    Here's a pic of the M10B at it's last race...
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    Thanks!

    Thanks for the video link. Amazing how old some of the cars were that were competing that year. Particularly liked the start where the race was on but the pace car was still trying to exit the track!...
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    McLaren M10B

    Yes, the McLaren M10B (ex David Prophet) has been owned and raced by Bruce Leeson for many years. Bruce is an Australian living here in California. One of his incarnations was as a motorsports...
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    Sears Point 2010 Eagle , McLaren, Lola 6449

    Sears Point 2010 Eagle , McLaren, Lola
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  21. Thread: Formula 5000

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    Leeson M10

    M10B at Portland Oregon, 2010


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    Great books

    And you might like this article in Road & Track as well

    http://www.roadandtrack.com/racing/motorsports/formula-5000-the-secret-series
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    I think it was just the time that ran out for...

    I think it was just the time that ran out for this event.
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    Hampton Downs

    Steve,
    Yes it was but he's brought his other GM1 over from Canada. I'm going to say (having seen the gearbox through many corners) it's equally as fast as the one he lost at Feilding.

    There are...
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    yes... At least

    I've thought all along there should be an FIA registration process for "replicas", "recreations", and "resurrections". A chassis plate is not a car.

    I believe FIA doesn't want anything to do with...
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