Monthly archives: January, 2016

Stoner reunited with Ducati at Sepang

Casey Stoner returned to the track today on the Ducati Desmosedici GP of the Ducati Team at the Sepang International Circuit in Malaysia. It was a welcome return for the Australian rider, two-time MotoGP World Champion, who had not ridden a Ducati since the Valencia round in 2010. Stoner completed a total of 54 laps…



Tucker 48

The Tucker 48, otherwise known as the Tucker Torpedo, was a car that embodied the anything-is-possible spirit of post-WWII America. Sadly it was killed off by an intrusive SEC investigation after just 51 examples had been built, it’s widely thought that one or all of the “Big Three” US automakers was behind the investigation. Some…



Vettel Tops Pirelli Tyre Testing

Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel topped the times on the final day of Pirelli’s wet tyre test at Paul Ricard, France.Vettel replaced teammate Kimi Raikkonen at the wheel of last year’s SF15-T to top the times. McLaren, Ferrari and Red Bull were present at the test using last year’s machinery and running different treads and compounds…



BJR Reveals New Slade Livery

Tim Slades new Freightliner Racing Commodore has been given an updated look for 2016. Slade will have a new chassis for the Clipsal 500 and will work with engineer Julian Stannard who has previously engineered car #21. Former car #14 engineer Phil Keed transferred to DJR Team Penske along with previous driver, Fabian Coulthard. Slade…



Jeff Lutz to Race at Willowbank

US street car superstar Jeff Lutz will be bringing out his famous 57 Chev to compete in Australia as part of events on the east coast. Lutz will be racing at Lights Out at Willowbank Raceway on February 12 and then at Powerplay at Queensland Raceway on February 14 before heading to Sydney Motorsport Park…



1948 Indian Chief

There aren’t many motorcycles that can top this one for sheer beauty. The classic lines of an original Indian with its sweeping fenders is a thing to behold, and this one looks immaculate. This is a beautifully restored 1948 Indian Chef with no expense spared. It is also a matching number motorcycle which makes it…



Williams’ F1 history

Sir Frank and Claire Williams tell the story of the history of the Williams team, from its first F1 season in 1978, through 16 world titles, to the current day Williams Martini Racing



Miller Breaks his Right Leg in Training Accident

Moto GP star Jack Miller has broken his right tibia and fibula in a training accident at Bellpuig motocross track in Spain. The Marc VDS rider underwent surgery to stabilise the two fractures with compression plates and screws, with the surgeon confirming the procedure’s success. Miller is yet to be confirmed for the first MotoGP…



Volvo undecided on V8Supercars After 2016

Volvo’s deal to race in V8 Supercars is set to expire at the end of the season, with the Swedish car maker undecided on whether it will renew the arrangement to continue racing or not. The Swedish manufacturer found early success in its partnership with Garry Rogers Motorsport in 2014 but a change in company…



McLaren confirms date for new car launch

The car that will carry McLaren’s hopes for the 2016 Formula 1 season is set to be unveiled to the public on February 21. McLaren is the first team to confirm its launch plan ahead of the new season, which kicks off with a test at Circuit de Catalunya the following day. The British team…