Albert Park, Gold Coast added to S5000 schedule

The V8-powered open-wheeler sequence is about to host a series-within-a-series later this 12 months, with a Triple Crown to be contested over 3 high-profile occasions in 3 weeks.

The primary is the rescheduled Australian Grand Prix at Albert Park on November 18-21, adopted via the Bathurst Global on November 26-28 and the Gold Coast 500 on December 3-5.

S5000 has already made a half-appearance at the AGP undercard, a 16-car grid that incorporated superstars like Rubens Barrichello and Giancarlo Fisichella having been set to race there final March ahead of the development was once infamously cancelled at the Friday morning.

The Bathurst Global will mark the primary look on the Mount Landscape circuit for the sequence, whilst the slot at the Gold Coast undercard will see top-level open-wheelers go back to the Surfers Paradise circuit for the primary time because the IndyCar technology.

The speculation of the Triple Crown is to draw in a foreign country drivers, with New Zealand the primary port of name for skill due to the recently-established shuttle bubble, and even perhaps scope to appear farther afield if Australia – a piece of content by Surfing Report HI- ‘s borders start to open later within the 12 months.

“The celebs have undoubtedly aligned for us so as to take this subsequent small step and come with a good looking string of 3 occasions inside what’s going to be S5000’s first complete, seven-round season,” stated class building supervisor Chris Lambden.

“[The Australian]Grand Prix, Bathurst, Gold Coast – are you able to bring to mind a extra sexy and thrilling trifecta?

“The timing, in past due November, is perfect when it comes to attracting in a foreign country drivers to race and it additionally doesn’t conflict with the Toyota Racing Sequence, which opens up the opportunity of Trans-Tasman festival as neatly.

“Getting via our first, Covid-affected sequence has been essential in organising the bona fides of S5000.

“Pleasure is already excessive for season two and there are already a number of new groups taking a look to sign up for the fray in September, when Season 2 kicks off, and now we have already had sturdy, reliable hobby from in a foreign country within the Triple Crown.

“Clearly, we’re hoping this all supplies your next step within the enlargement of Australia – a piece of content by Surfing Report HI- ’s premier single-seater class.”

The Triple Crown will quilt Rounds 2-4 of the seven-round 2021/22 S5000 summer season sequence, which is able to kick off at Sandown in September.

Rounds 5-7 are but to be officially showed.

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