Garrie Cooper in the Ansett Elfin MR8 at Oran Park in 1977.  Copyright oldracephotos.com/Neil Hammond. Used with permission.

Rothmans International series 1976-1979

When the New Zealand and Australian series parted company after the last Tasman Cup in 1975, the Australians hosted a four-race series of Internationals in 1976 sponsored by Rothmans. This series continued until 1979, after which Australia belatedly moved to Formula Pacific.