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November 3, 2018
How good is Lewis Hamilton?

Feature image:  Kym Illman. Lewis is still 20 wins behind Michael Schumacher! Please click on the link below for a formula1.com piece, with comments from two fine writers Laurence Barretto and David Tremayne, which add an interesting perspective to an ongoing debate https://www.formula1.com/en/latest/article.the-debate-should-hamilton-now-be-considered-the-greatest-of-all-time.6P9M9FINCEqYOSEumUqqIS.html?utm_medium=email&utm_source=Ogilvy&utm_campaign=684412_20181102_Non-RaceWeekend_LiveTimingNon-Users&utm_keyword=Driver_Hamilton&dm_i=4JQW,EO3G,34ZYVN,1NV9J,1 What do you think? EDITED by AC

October 30, 2018
Supercars Star 200km/h Plus – On Water!

  Supercars Todd Kelly and mate Peter McGrath get the choccies 222 Offshore crowned Australian Champions 222 Offshore hit the water in Queensland’s Hervey Bay on the weekend for the final round of the Australian Offshore Superboat Championships in a bid to take out the Australian Championship.   And they didn’t disappoint. Leading the Championship points heading…

October 26, 2018
Dan Ric’s the Man: Go Daniel!

Get ready for the Mexican Grand Prix, courtesy of Perth’s very own gun F1 lensman, KYM ILLMAN. KYMILLMAN.COM 2018 MEXICAN GRAND PRIX PRE-RACE BLOG – Kym Illman This is the 3rd-last race of 2019 and today was media day at the Mexico City track. The Day of the Dead plays a huge part at this…

October 25, 2018
Stunning Weekend Forecast for Collie Bikes

Images: Graeme J Howie, Sport Pixx Sport Photography. We all know it can get seriously chilly down Collie way, south of Perth.   But not this weekend! The forecast is for fabulous weather Saturday and Sunday to watch motorbikes and sidecars from the Historic Competition Motorcycle Club of WA whizzing around Collie Motorplex. “Gates open from 9.00am…

October 25, 2018
Niki Lauda on Road to Recovery

Images: motorsport.com Niki on Road to Recovery? “Two and a half months after a lung transplant, we’re delighted to hear that our Chairman and friend Niki Lauda has left hospital in Vienna. “Niki will now begin a phase of intensive rehabilitation, as he continues his road to recovery.   We can’t wait to have you back, Niki.” …

October 23, 2018
Support Your Club

Check out the Motorcycle Racing Club of Western Australia Membership offer: https://mcrcwa.com.au/cms/index.php/join/2018-membership-form?fbclid=IwAR1SgARQq6qThCRINlutQx3R5jCdD1tS24r3x3pwu7IUWxrq_zatAen0TDA EDITED by AC

October 22, 2018
KYM ILLMAN DOES DALLAS

  Those delightful Dallas Cowgirls are featured above by gun Aussie Formula One lensman Kym Illman (below) from Perth, whose stunning images we’ve been fortunate enough to enjoy here throughout the F1 season.  Kym was well rugged up for the unseasonal wintry weather on Friday October 19, 2018, in the lovely ladies’ hometown. Image: Jerry Andre….

October 22, 2018
AN AMAZING EVENT for AMAZING PEOPLE

Barbagallo Raceway – Sunday, December 16 And it’s all FREE! Drift-Ability is a community event for young adults with a disability/special needs, aged 16-25,  to allow them to experience the extraordinary thrill of what it’s like to ride in a drift car. If you know anyone up for the challenge of joining a talented team…

October 6, 2018
Dubious Motorsport Strategy – Part 2

Image: Grant Lauterbach. Members of the WA Sporting Car Club can expect a further voluminous Briefing Note this week about the government’s WA Motorsport Strategy. The strategy document, I’m informed, has cost the taxpayer at least $250,000.   In all, the continued attack on the sport (because it sure smells like an attack to me) has…

September 27, 2018
WA Govt’s Motorsport Strategy – SERIOUS DOUBTS

SERIOUS DOUBTS ABOUT GOVERNMENT’S PLANS OVER FUTURE OF MOTORSPORT IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA. All 1500 Members of the WA Sporting Car Club should now have access to a comprehensive Briefing Note from their Management Committee explaining circumstances surrounding the State Government’s draft WA Motorsport Strategy. The document you are receiving provides vital information regarding that Strategy,…