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January 13, 2017
Jan 13 – Support Race Car Display at Dianella Plaza January 21!

A PLEA FOR SUPPORT “PEOPLE tell me Barbagallo Raceway is one of Perth’s best kept secrets. The amount of peeps that don’t know we are here is astounding! “We all want more spectators, sponsors and volunteers. We whinge about it constantly – on websites, blogs and in our own Clubhouse. “Guess what? If the people…

January 8, 2017
Jan 8 – Is This the End for Manor Racing?

  Image: CanCatania. WITH FEWER THAN EIGHT WEEKS before the 2017 Formula One rocks into Melbourne’s picturesque Albert Park for the Australian Grand Prix, odds are the grid will be down one – to 21 fat-footed beasts. Manor Racing – the team formerly known as Virgin, then Marussia, then Manor again – late last week…

January 6, 2017
Formula E

Brazil’s LUCAS di GRASSI (ABT Scheffler Audi Sport) ready for testing on the Greenland ice-cap. Image: Formula E. About the FIA Formula E Championship: The FIA Formula E Championship is the world’s first fully-electric single-seater racing series, competing on the streets against the backdrop of some of the most iconic cities – including Hong Kong, Marrakesh,…

January 5, 2017
Jan 5 – Aidan Read aiming for more success in Thailand

Image: BAM Motorsport Promotions WEST AUSSIE AIDAN READ is looking forward to the third round of thethis weekend (6-8 January 2017) at Thailand’s Chang International Circuit. He’s again teaming up with Scott Andrews and William Lok in the #99 WINEURASIA Ligier LMP3 car for the 4H of Buriram. Aidan made his debut in the series…

January 1, 2017
Amazing Traffic Straddler Comes to a Halt

EVER wondered what happened to that extraordinary attempt at solving world traffic problems? The one idea I thought was close to being up there with sliced bread? Wonder no more. Motor Authority‘s JOHN VOECKLER brings us up to date: “LAST (US) SUMMER, a seemingly cool “straddling bus” project in China made headlines. The futuristic thing…

December 23, 2016
Michael Schumacher “Keep Fighting” Initiative

Image: Motor Authority. Viknesh Vijayenthiran, Motor Authority’s gun journo, is as good as it gets when it comes to motorsport news. His latest report on extraordinary F1 racer, the ailing Michael Schumacher, is well worth the read.   MICHAEL SCHUMACHER’s family has launched a not-for-profit initiative to serve as a form of inspiration for anyone struggling…

December 15, 2016
Dec 15 – All the Numbers from PIRELLI’s 2016 Formula One Season

  Milan, December 12, 2016 – “This has been an incredible season both on and off the track: here are a few facts and figures as a souvenir of a year that will go down in history. “Pirelli has introduced a brand new compound – the ultrasoft – and also new regulations that allowed teams…

December 6, 2016
2017 Pirelli Calendar makes a great Chrissie Present. So does Adrian’s Blog.

  Nicole Kidman. Image: Peter Lindbergh. PIRELLI: 2017 Calendar by PETER LINDBERGH unveiled in PARIS Paris, 29 November 2016 – The 2017 Pirelli Calendar, created by one of the world’s top photographers, Peter Lindbergh, was presented in Paris today. The 2017 edition, which follows on from the one by Annie Leibovitz in 2016, sees the German…

December 3, 2016
Latest News from MCRCWA

DSR Report re Barbagallo Raceway 25/11/2016   Dear Members, Here are  a few words regarding getting back on track for 2017. Yesterday as many of you are aware DSR, WASCC and Motorcycling WA met to discuss the Hall Report. We are pleased to report that progress is being made but further meetings need to take place…

December 2, 2016
No Harm in Quitting once You’ve Reached the Dizzy Heights!

   Mercedes AMG F1 2016 World Champion Nico Rosberg’s first stop was an early private jet to Malaysia Monday with Toto to honor a commitment to major sponsor Petrona. Image: motorsport.com.   By: Pablo Elizalde, News Editor Yesterday   NICO ROSBERG admitted he had to phone Mercedes boss Toto Wolff to tell him he was retiring because…