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2011 Muscle Car Masters: Watch in Awe as the Big Cars Roar

The Australian Muscle Car Masters are back for 2011, taking over Eastern Creek International Raceway on the 4th of September and letting the big guns loose in celebration of Australia’s motorsport heritage.
The event will feature round …

10 of the best from Autopics: Bathurst 1000 1984

The 1984 James Hardie Bathurst 1000 was won by Peter Brock and Larry Perkins driving a Holden Commodore for the Holden Dealer Team. It was the third consecutive victory for Brock, Perkins and HDT.

It was …

Brock’s last race Holden headlines Shannons Motor Show Auction

A unique piece of Australian motorsport history – the last Holden that Peter Brock raced before his death in 2006 – is to be auctioned by Shannons at the Australian International Motor Show in Melbourne …

Classic Ads: Moffat and Ford 1-2 at Bathurst 1000 1977

While not exactly classic ads in design or execution, this collection of advertisements illustrate how sponsors love being associated with a winner – even if the connection is tenuous in some instances.
The 1977 Hardie-Ferodo 1000 …

Classic Ads: Barry Sheene and Dick Johnson for Shell

I had forgotten about this series of TV commercials from Shell Australia. This ad called “sock”, captured two racers who have the gift of the gab, Barry Sheene and Aussie V8 legend, Dick Johnson.
Both men …

Dick Johnson drives Brocks A9X Torana at Bathurst

I must say I never thought it would happen: Ford legend Dick Johnson drives Brocky’s famous A9X Torana around Bathurst!
Click here to read the full story about how Top Gear and the boys from Bowdens …

Grab a classic book and help the QLD flood appeal

To help raise funds for the Premier’s flood appeal, motorsport photographer Scott Wensley will donate part of the purchase price of all his online book sales to help those affected by this disaster.
Scott Publishing & …

Best of 2010: Top 5 Touring Car stories

1. Documentary: Trans Am 1970
The 1970 Trans Am series is regarded by most racing enthusiasts as the high water mark of American road racing. Read More

2. Super Silhouettes: Flame-spitting Japanese touring cars from the future
The …