Category Archives: Sport

Shane Van Gisbergen – Doing It Differently

Honestly, this probably isn’t that big of a deal, but in finally catching up with last weekend’s Symmons Plains round of the V8 Supercars Championship – (I was unable to watch it live on the day) – I noticed something really interesting. Notice how Shane Van Gisbergen does some of his downshifts with the back […]

Accidentally Revealing Your New Livery Early

It was great to see the return of Shell to the list of major sponsors in the V8 Supercars championship, particularly since it is returning to the team it is synonymous with, DJR Team Penske. Ambrose’s Clipsal Livery Revealed In an economic climate where sponsors have been hard to come by in the category, it […]

Triple 8: Attention To Detail

Last weekend, Triple 8 Race Engineering’s Jamie Whincup completed his sixth Australian V8 Supercars Championship title, moving him into first place on the all-time champions list, ahead of Pete Geoghegan, Dick Johnson and Mark Skaife – all of whom won five championships. Rarified air. Before I continue, I’d like to point out I’m not specifically […]

Not Necessarily The End Of Ford In V8 Supercars

With today’s announcement that Ford Australia will cease official involvement in the International V8 Supercars Championship from the end of the 2015 season, there has been an outpouring of emotion and disappointment, particularly – (and understandably) – from Ford fans. As a Holden fan, it might easy to celebrate the demise of the “old enemy” […]

Ron Dennis: The Rare Moment Of Senna Weakness

While I was never particularly a fan of Ayrton Senna, there is no doubt that he ranks with the very best of all time when it comes to racing drivers. He could make a car do things that nobody could, and that made him special. As the 20th anniversary of his death at Imola in […]

Safety Car Spins…Under Safety Car!

Not much to say here except “too funny”:

Triple 8 Wildcard Bathurst Entry Revealed

To be piloted by three-time World Touring Car Champion Andy Priaulx and three-time Race of Champions winner Mattias Ekström, today has seen the unveiling of the wildcard Bathurst 1000 entry from Triple 8 Race Engineering. Looking very nice indeed!

Bathurst: Our Mountain

I love the Bathurst weekend – it’s my favourite weekend of any year. Many people around me don’t ‘get it’. These people do:

The Whole Essendon Story Needs Another Investigation

As a devout and life long Essendon supporter, news that the club will almost certainly be charged with various offences following the long-running ASADA drugs investigation hurts – and hurts pretty bad. However, I am a realist, and I firmly believe that the investigation, the outcome of that investigation, and the handout of any penalties […]

Kurt Busch Drives V8 Supercar At Austin

Last week, Kurt Busch was given the opportunity to drive a prototype V8 Supercar at the Circuit of the Americas, as a promotional event for the upcoming Austin 400, the first V8 Supercars event held in North America. Video of his drive has now emerged: Apart from apparently being in the wrong gear a few […]