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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 …

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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 …


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.


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.

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10 of the best from Autopics: Allan Grice

Known to motor racing fans simply as Gricey, this two time Bathurst 1000 winner (1986, 1990) was a hard charging, blisteringly quick, no nonsense racer.


Video: Bathurst 1000 1992 – Skaife, Richards, and the Pack of Arseholes

It’s looking like another wet weekend on the mountain as we gear up for the great race in 2011, so let’s look back to the epic rain-affected race that took place in 1992. These videos …


Video: Top 5 Bathurst 1000 crashes of the 1980s

1. Dick Johnson – 1983
Johnson had this monumental trip into the scenery during qualifying in 1983. The accident …

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Photo Gallery: Muscle Car Masters 2011

The 2011 Australian Muscle Car Masters annual Father’s Day celebration is a unique showcase of Australia’s rich racing heritage.
Mark Pryor captured these fantastic photos from the 2011 event at  Sydney’s Eastern Creek Raceway.


Video: Andrew Denton interviews Barry Sheene & Dick Johnson

Back in the early 1990s Barry Sheene and Dick Johnson became household names in Australia, thanks to a series of TV commericals for Shell.
In this interview, Andrew Denton talks to them about shooting the commercials, …

2011 Muscle Car Masters

Photo Gallery: 2011 Muscle Car Masters

Fans of historic muscle turned out in their thousands this past weekend for the 2011 Muscle Car Masters at Eastern Creek International Raceway.
They were rewarded with a weekend of  glorious historic racing, and pits and …


Photo Gallery: The Shannons Lakeside Classic Speed Fest

Photographer Mark Pryor captured these great shots at the recent  Shannons Lakeside Classic Speed Fest on12-14 August. The event celebrated 50 years of Touring Car racing at Queensland’s favourite circuit.
Allan Moffat’s Iconic 1969 Trans …