Australian Racing Group has hired former Australian Grand Prix Corporation staffer Nestora Strintzos as its new commercial head.
The V8-powered S5000 series is finally here, but is it here to stay? Here's what we learnt from the Sandown debut.
S5000 organisers are hoping to lure more star drivers like Rubens Barrichello to headline the category's debut on the Australian Grand Prix bill in 2020.
Former Jaguar F1 driver Luciano Burti was the first to make contact with Rubens Barrichello regarding a cameo drive in the Australian S5000 series.
Rubens Barrichello fielded calls from the likes of Mark Webber and Jenson Button during his cameo appearance in the new S5000 series.
Matt Brabham says he "feels horrible" for the contact on Alex Davison that sparked the race-ending S5000 shunt at Sandown.
James Golding won a shortened S5000 feature race that was marred by a nasty crash for Alex Davison.
James Golding profited from a Matt Brabham crash to win the second S5000 qualifying heat at Sandown.
Rubens Barrichello was left with bent steering from a scrap with Bart Mawer on the first lap of today's S5000 opener at Sandown.
Tim Macrow won the first S5000 qualifying heat at Sandown, as first-lap contact compromised Rubens Barrichello's race.
John Martin will start the first S5000 qualifying race from pole position, after edging Tim Macrow in qualifying at Sandown.
The maiden season of Australia's new V8-powered S5000 series kicked off at Sandown on Friday, with ex-Formula 1 star Rubens Barrichello leading the cast of drivers. Here are some of the pictures from practice.
Rubens Barrichello says there's plenty to come from the V8-powered S5000 cars at Sandown, the Brazilian admitting he was a way off the limit during practice.
Tim Macrow made it an S5000 practice clean sweep at Sandown, heading Rubens Barrichello in the second session.
Tim Macrow topped a historic first-ever S5000 practice session at Sandown.
Supercars driver James Golding has been named as a last-minute addition to the S5000 grid for Sandown.
Rubens Barrichello says he's taking his time to re-adjust to a powerful open-wheeler, as he samples the S5000 for the first time at Phillip Island.
Barton Mawer has escaped injury a heavy crash during the all-in S5000 test at Phillip Island.
The 12-strong grid for the opening round of the S5000 series is now complete, with Taylor Cockerton signed on for Sandown.
The V8-powered S5000 series will feature on the support card at the season-opening Formula 1 race at Albert Park next March.
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