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David Sabre
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David Sabre


Number of posts : 5340
Age : 57
Location : england
Registration date : 2012-02-25

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PostSubject: Re: Formula Thunder 5000   Formula Thunder 5000 - Page 2 Icon_minitimeWed 1 Nov 2017 - 14:04

At last some video of car at Gold Coast.
https://www.facebook.com/FT5000/videos/1392884247487284/
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Alex Nelson
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Alex Nelson


Number of posts : 8
Age : 27
Location : Brisbane, Australia
Registration date : 2014-04-10

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PostSubject: Re: Formula Thunder 5000   Formula Thunder 5000 - Page 2 Icon_minitimeWed 1 Nov 2017 - 17:01

Freaking epic! Doesnt sound like the v8 supercar engine though, sounds like a big block chev
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David Sabre
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PostSubject: Re: Formula Thunder 5000   Formula Thunder 5000 - Page 2 Icon_minitimeWed 1 Nov 2017 - 17:19

The car in that video is the FT5000 car which is powered by a 5.0L V8 Ford Coyote engine.
The Supercars 5000 car is powered by a V8 Supercar engine but it didn't run at the Gold Coast event. Probably due to lack of development as it looked very nervous even on the straight during its first showing. On a street course it would have been very dangerous.
Super5000 demo run.
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David Sabre
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David Sabre


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PostSubject: Re: Formula Thunder 5000   Formula Thunder 5000 - Page 2 Icon_minitimeWed 1 Nov 2017 - 17:20

If you Aussies don't want these cars they should come to the UK. Very Happy
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Alex Nelson
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Alex Nelson


Number of posts : 8
Age : 27
Location : Brisbane, Australia
Registration date : 2014-04-10

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PostSubject: Re: Formula Thunder 5000   Formula Thunder 5000 - Page 2 Icon_minitimeWed 1 Nov 2017 - 19:06

Oh that makes more sense! And no! You europeans have plenty of open wheel stuff, us aussies dont Laughing Razz
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Axel Putra
Club Driver
Axel Putra


Number of posts : 100
Age : 24
Location : Indonesia
Registration date : 2015-03-14

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PostSubject: Re: Formula Thunder 5000   Formula Thunder 5000 - Page 2 Icon_minitimeTue 14 Nov 2017 - 16:30



Precious ear porn.

IMO, the sound is similar from a 1967 F1 rFactor mod of BRM H16 but this is real world version.

This must be modded into sim. Quick.

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David Sabre
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David Sabre


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PostSubject: Re: Formula Thunder 5000   Formula Thunder 5000 - Page 2 Icon_minitimeFri 17 Nov 2017 - 16:17

Thanks for that link Axel. :top:
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David Jundt
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David Jundt


Number of posts : 2647
Age : 32
Location : Binningen, Switzerland
Registration date : 2012-07-14

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PostSubject: Re: Formula Thunder 5000   Formula Thunder 5000 - Page 2 Icon_minitimeSun 19 Nov 2017 - 23:27

Awesome :D

Just curious, but with Super Formula as the Asian stepping stone for points to the Super License, why not this as Australian variant?

Not saying it it HAS to be part of the FIA ladder, it would be amazing on it's own.

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David Sabre
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David Sabre


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PostSubject: Re: Formula Thunder 5000   Formula Thunder 5000 - Page 2 Icon_minitimeThu 23 Aug 2018 - 10:01

They've finally turned it into another modern looking car. :smil20:
I preferred the original car that had the high air intake for the engine, as the old F5000s did.
It should be racing 2019.
http://www.v8sleuth.com.au/news/2018/08/23/new-s5000-open-wheelers-all-go-for-2019-
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Pascal Mikula
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Pascal Mikula


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Location : Classic Motorsport Hub
Registration date : 2016-01-04

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PostSubject: Re: Formula Thunder 5000   Formula Thunder 5000 - Page 2 Icon_minitimeThu 23 Aug 2018 - 10:14

David Sabre wrote:
They've finally turned it into another modern looking car.  :smil20:
I preferred the original car that had the high air intake for the engine, as the old F5000s did.
It should be racing 2019.
http://www.v8sleuth.com.au/news/2018/08/23/new-s5000-open-wheelers-all-go-for-2019-
Urgh... even those with the Halo and low air intake...
I mean, yeah the Halo is FIA requirment for open-cockpit cars but.. why not the high airbox?

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Michael Drechsler
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Michael Drechsler


Number of posts : 671
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Location : Aachen, Germany
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PostSubject: Re: Formula Thunder 5000   Formula Thunder 5000 - Page 2 Icon_minitimeThu 23 Aug 2018 - 14:19

There are few parts that seem to fit to another. Awkward design

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Jason White
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Location : Ferndale, MI USA
Registration date : 2011-12-25

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PostSubject: Re: Formula Thunder 5000   Formula Thunder 5000 - Page 2 Icon_minitimeThu 23 Aug 2018 - 15:55

David Sabre wrote:
They've finally turned it into another modern looking car.  :smil20:
I preferred the original car that had the high air intake for the engine, as the old F5000s did.
It should be racing 2019.
http://www.v8sleuth.com.au/news/2018/08/23/new-s5000-open-wheelers-all-go-for-2019-

This is disappointing.

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Steve Parker
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Steve Parker


Number of posts : 2000
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Location : England uk
Registration date : 2008-12-22

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PostSubject: Re: Formula Thunder 5000   Formula Thunder 5000 - Page 2 Icon_minitimeThu 23 Aug 2018 - 17:48

David Sabre wrote:
They've finally turned it into another modern looking car.  :smil20:
I preferred the original car that had the high air intake for the engine, as the old F5000s did.
It should be racing 2019.
http://www.v8sleuth.com.au/news/2018/08/23/new-s5000-open-wheelers-all-go-for-2019-

Looks like the front of an F4 car stuck on rear of a F2 car,and looks just like all the other series,much preferred the other one as Dave said Crying or Very sad

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David Sabre
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PostSubject: Re: Formula Thunder 5000   Formula Thunder 5000 - Page 2 Icon_minitimeThu 23 Aug 2018 - 18:53

This is the chassis that the S5000 is based on.
https://www.motorsport.com/f3/news/f3-all-americas-series-to-use-cockpit-halo-967572/3053047/?nrt=58

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Michal Janak
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Michal Janak


Number of posts : 1077
Age : 49
Location : Brno, Czech Republic
Registration date : 2010-03-25

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PostSubject: Re: Formula Thunder 5000   Formula Thunder 5000 - Page 2 Icon_minitimeThu 23 Aug 2018 - 21:51

Honda Fire


oh Power :D

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Axel Putra
Club Driver
Axel Putra


Number of posts : 100
Age : 24
Location : Indonesia
Registration date : 2015-03-14

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PostSubject: Re: Formula Thunder 5000   Formula Thunder 5000 - Page 2 Icon_minitimeSun 26 Aug 2018 - 16:26

Love the mash-ups visual, F5000 on F3 car, large tires. Bring it on!

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PostSubject: Re: Formula Thunder 5000   Formula Thunder 5000 - Page 2 Icon_minitimeThu 15 Nov 2018 - 13:25

The new S5000 car should be doing some demo laps on 23-25th November.
http://www.v8sleuth.com.au/news/2018/11/15/new-s5000-to-turn-laps-at-newcastle-500

This is the new S5000 Facebook.
https://www.facebook.com/S5000AU/


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Pascal Mikula
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Pascal Mikula


Number of posts : 1155
Age : 21
Location : Classic Motorsport Hub
Registration date : 2016-01-04

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PostSubject: Re: Formula Thunder 5000   Formula Thunder 5000 - Page 2 Icon_minitimeThu 15 Nov 2018 - 13:26

Looks like some kind of F2 rip-off now... Where's the big airbox and mix between early 70s and modern styling gone?!

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David Sabre


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PostSubject: Re: Formula Thunder 5000   Formula Thunder 5000 - Page 2 Icon_minitimeThu 15 Nov 2018 - 13:29

Pascal Mikula wrote:
Looks like some kind of F2 rip-off now... Where's the big airbox and mix between early 70s and modern styling gone?!
Its a shame that they changed to the modern car but it can now run as a FIA series as it now meets all of the safety regulations.
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https://www.s5000.com.au/dedicated-grm-crew-put-to-work-as-four-new-s5000-tubs-arrive/
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Alberto Ibañez
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Alberto Ibañez


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Location : International Simracing Organisation
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PostSubject: Re: Formula Thunder 5000   Formula Thunder 5000 - Page 2 Icon_minitimeSun 7 Apr 2019 - 16:35

Nnnnnooo the F1 halo also here arghhh  pig

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David Jundt
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David Jundt


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PostSubject: Re: Formula Thunder 5000   Formula Thunder 5000 - Page 2 Icon_minitimeSat 13 Apr 2019 - 17:14

Feels a bit like a CART car.

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