The S5000 series will return to Albert Park as a support category for the Formula 1® Australian Grand Prix in 2022.
The series announced its calendar for the Australian Drivers’ Championship and the Tasman series that will take place next year.
The S5000 is Australia’s top open-wheel category.
Division Manager – Motorsport at the Australian Grand Prix Corporation David Corrigan expressed his excitement to have the S5000 at the event.
“The S5000 class features some of the country’s best up and coming drivers and we’re thrilled to welcome the championship back to the Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix in 2022, once again shining a light on our homegrown motorsport talent,” he said.
“The Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix is a showcase of some of the world’s best drivers and we cannot wait to watch as the S5000 Championship takes on a faster and more competitive Albert Park Grand Prix Circuit come April next year.”
The CEO of Australian Racing Group, Matt Braid spoke of how the series was excited to be one of the first to sample the new circuit layout.
“Returning to Albert Park will be incredible and allow S5000 to continue a journey working with the team at the Australian Grand Prix Corporation that began in 2020 and will hopefully result in us racing in 2022. The entire category is excited to be among the first to sample the exciting new layout next April.”
Further support categories for the Formula 1® Australian Grand Prix 2022 will be announced in the lead up to the event.