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Kiwi legend Kenny Smith is set to start his 48th New Zealand Grand Prix this weekend.
Toyota Racing New Zealand has announced it is cancelling the remaining qualifying sessions and races for its Toyota Racing Series round at Teretonga Park on safety grounds due to gale-force winds.
The new-for-2019 S5000 series has placed a first order for 13 chassis ahead of its inaugural season, the cars set to be built by Supercars squad Garry Rogers Motorsport.
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Simona de Silvestro says a Red Bull-style driver development programme would be a better use of funding to bring females into motorsport than the proposed W Series.
Former grand prix driver David Coulthard says motor racing's structure needs a "fundamental" change like the new W Series if women are going to make a breakthrough in Formula 1.
The all-new S5000 series is looking to implement a push-to-pass system when it debuts next year, in a bid to ensure there will be genuine wheel-to-wheel racing.
Australia's new 560-horsepower open-wheeler series will now be known as S5000 and underpinned by a Formula 3-style chassis complete with Halo.