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  • Scotty Strikes Back

    I missed watching most of the 2018 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship season, but I did manage to continue my new yearly ritual of heading out to the final round at Newcastle, a couple of hour’s drive north of Sydney. There seemed to be a lot less hype surrounding the event this year than last (or maybe it was because I was so out of the loop), but there were still…

  • Racing’s Bigger in Texas

    Formula 1 never used to be my thing; I’d watched a handful of Grand Prix trying to force myself to like it, but could never properly get in to the racing element of the sport – which probably is the biggest part of it. I’d see the headlines flashing on the TV screens every year when the first round of each season would go to Melbourne, but the excitement for…

  • Boogity Boogity Boogity

    People who know me, know I love motorsport. They know I have an annual ritual of going to every Virgin Australia Supercars Championship round I can. They even ask what racing I’m watching next weekend. And the next, and the next, because there’s always motorsport worth watching on any given Sunday. So when I began to tell people I was flying over to the USA to watch motorsport it didn’t…

  • Welcome to Atlanta

    Well, not technically Atlanta, but a town called Braselton about an hour’s drive north of my accommodation in North Decatur for the week surrounding Petit Le Mans 2018. If you’re into the American sports car racing or international endurance racing scene, you’d be hard-pressed not to know Road Atlanta. It’s not a large track by any means, but it looked like an exciting lap from what I saw. The first…

  • The Coolest Car Museum I’ve Been To

    When I left Laguna Seca Raceway following Rennsport Reunion VI, I thought that the eye and ear-gasm I was subjected to over the weekend would ease. Oh, how wrong I was. My next stop was Los Angeles, and within the first few days I made the effort to head to the Petersen Automotive Museum and see what was on offer in arguably the most car-centric city in the world. Little…

  • My First Period Correct Pitstop

    This is what I like to see. All makes, all models and no petty rivalries. Period Correct Pitstop heralds this sentiment with a monthly gathering to give the opportunity for classic car guys and girls to appreciate this genre of the culture at the atelier in Costa Mesa on the fringes of Los Angeles. After seeing photos of each event in envy on my social media feeds I had to…

  • Porsche Rennsport Reunion VI

    I said it last time: I’m slowly becoming a Porsche guy. What better way to immerse oneself in the wide world of Porsche than in the self-proclaimed largest gathering of Porsches in the world: Rennsport Reunion VI. Set at Weathertech Raceway Laguna Seca for the 6th installment of the triennial event, it was my first stop in a month-long motorsports sampling trip across the USA. The most prominent attendee –…

  • PCNSW Concours d’Elegance 2018

    I’m slowly becoming a Porsche guy. I don’t even know why. Maybe it’s their motorsport heritage. Maybe it’s the timeless design. Maybe it’s the sound of those aircooled boxer engines. Whatever it is, I’ve been drawn more and more to the brand over the past few years. So much so that when I saw the details of the Porsche Club of NSW’s annual concours d’elegance pop up on my social…

  • Sydney SuperNight 300 2018

    It’s been a long while since there’s been a night race on the Supercars calendar – I don’t remember one in the 18 years since I’ve been following the sport. I guess it’s a last-ditch effort to appeal to a new audience and increase viewership – and patronage – for Sydney races given the move of the finale up to Newcastle and the waning crowds at Sydney Motorsport Park. It…

  • An Afternoon at Mt Tomah

    We’re pretty lucky here in Sydney. Sure, the condition of our roads are horrendous and the traffic situation doesn’t look like it’ll improve any time soon, but on the outskirts of the city lies some truly picturesque scenery and awesome roads that lead up to them. A little while ago I headed out to Mt Tomah Botanical Gardens along with some friends and the University of Sydney Car Club. It…