According to Seb Coppola, president of the Formula 5000 Drivers Association which organizes the F5000 racing activities in the United States, “I am thrilled to be able to announce another season of superb racing events at great race tracks in the U.S. Formula 5000 cars have competed at these historic race tracks since the late 1960s, sharing a common heritage.”
“As 2012 unfolds, it is possible we may add other races. As drivers, owners and participants, we are delighted to join with event sponsors and race organizers to be able provide a great show for racing fans,” continued Coppola.
U.S. Formula 5000 Revival Race Schedule 2012
- June 5-6 – LSR Invitational at Laguna Seca with HMSA
- June 22-24 – Auto Club Speedway at Fontana with HSR West
- July 12-15 – Road America – The Hawk with Brian Redman
- September 6-9 – U.S. Vintage Grand Prix with SVRA at Watkins Glen
The U.S. Formula 5000 Drivers Association is a membership car club established to promote the restoration, presentation, registration and racing of historic Formula 5000 race cars. The Association organizes vintage racing events and other activities for its members. In addition, the Association manages a registry of Formula 5000 cars.
March 23, 2012 Update: The F5000 Association added a fourth race event to its 2012 schedule, joining the Southern California Historic Sports Car Festival organized by HSR West on June 22-24.
For more information, visit www.F5000Registry.com.
[Source: Formula 5000 Drivers Association; photo credit: Tim Kemmis]