Following ongoing talks, promoter n Racing Group has now struck a deal with the Corporation to open the 2020 S5000 season at .

It’s the second ARG category to join the AGP undercard, with TCR Australia already locked in for the Melbourne race.

The news comes days out from the first ever S5000 round at Sandown, star signing Rubens Barrichello – a five-time podium finisher at – on hand for today’s announcement.

“There is always such a strong appetite from our fans for exciting on-track activity, so having the exciting S5000 class at our event is the perfect fit,” said AGPC CEO Andrew Westacott.

“AGPC is always looking to inspire the next generation of drivers and being able to showcase a new n motorsport category not just nationally, but globally, is such a fantastic opportunity for all involved.”

ARG boss Matt Braid added: “The n Racing Group is extremely pleased to confirm that S5000 will be on the grid at the Formula 1 Rolex 2020.

“These S5000 cars are going to be right at home on the street circuit, and we look forward to providing the best racing for the fans.”

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