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Holden VN Commodore SS Group A

Shannons Club: Holden VN Commodore SS Group A: Taking a pocket knife to a gun fight

Image: www.autopics.com.au thanks to the Shannons Club
When the Holden VN Commodore SS Group A hit the track in 1991 it drove straight into the fearsome maw of Godzilla. It never had a chance.

1979 Hardie-Ferodo 1000

Video: When Racecam Was Born at the 1979 Hardie-Ferodo 1000

Head back to 1979 and Mount Panorama to join fellow motorsport fans witnessing the birth of live on-board footage in this clip from the 1979 Hardie-Ferodo 1000.

1991 Nissan Skyline R32 GTR 004

Meet Godzilla – 1991 Nissan Skyline R32 GTR 004 Widescreen Gallery

Images: Seth Reinhardt
One of the most technically-advanced Group A Touring Cars in the world, the car which would go on to become known as Godzilla, this Nissan Skyline R32 GTR is something very special indeed.

The Bowdens Shed

Celebrating 40 years of Ford Autralia’s “Super Car” GTHO Phase IV

Open Day to Celebrate the Ford GTHO Phase IV Prototype’s.
The team at Bowden’s Own Car Care are running an open day tour of their impressive collection, this coming February 26th to celebrate 40 years …

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Touring Car Masters: Jim Richards new AMC Javelin

It has taken 30 months to complete, but Jim Richards says the Shannons 1972 AMC Javelin sedan he will debut at Adelaide’s Clipsal 500 opening round of 2012 Touring Car Masters on March 4 is …

tazio Nuvolari Auto Union 1938

Interview: John Harvey

John Harvey is one of Australia’s most versatile and accomplished racing drivers. He won numerous Speedway titles in the 50s and 60s, before switching to road racing where he successfully campaigned Brabham’s in the Australian …

COTF

Video: V8 Supercars look to the past for Car Of The Future (COTF)

Today the V8 Supercars unveiled their Car Of The Future (COTF) concept, in the hope of attracting new manufacturers into the sport.

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Gallery: Dick Johnson’s best one-liners

Dick Johnson,  five-time Australian Touring Car Champion (’81, ’82, ’84, ’88, ’89),  three time Bathurst 1000 winner (’81,’ 89, ’94),  Ford folk hero,  and all ’round Australian racing royalty.