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Lightforce Rally SA 2016

The forest racers were back in our city last weekend, with the top Australian crews returning once again to the gravel roads of the Barossa and Mount Crawford Forest areas to do battle in round four of the Australian Rally Championship – Lightforce Rally SA. Claiming outright victory in another…

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Robertstown Rally 2016

It’s becoming a well-worn path, this annual pilgrimage to Robertstown. Leaving the concerns of the work-week behind heading out of town and a last minute stop for a coffee to go, it’s usually just as Port Wakefield road frees the shackles of its slower speed limits that that the first…

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Adelaide Cars and Coffee – July

Well I guess it’s official now, the investigative journalists over at Adelaide Now have called it. With enough statistics to rival even the most rigorously reported footy game, July 2016 has been scientifically proven as the wettest July since…. oh stuff it, who cares. Either way it’s rained a fair…

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MSCA Supersprint Mallala – July

Good news – my friend Guy’s Alfa 2600 lives again! With sunny skies and the kinds of refreshing winds that only a bright mid-winter’s day can bring, we shared the drive at the recent MSCA Mallala Supersprint and carried out a successful shakedown test as our preparations for the upcoming…

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This old Holden has finally returned home

The thermometer on the dash showed 13 degrees as we slowly cruised through the tiny settlement of Yacka, in South Australia’s mid-north a little while back. Fifty kilometers an hour felt slow after the expanse of farming land we’d just traversed, but the slower pace allowed for the time-honored pastime…

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A weekend in Melbourne

Here’s something to make you feel old. Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, the immortal high-watermark of cinematic history and one of the most iconic films to ever be conceived, is 30 years old. 11 June 1986 saw its box-office release, meaning our recent long weekend wasn’t just to celebrate the Queen’s…

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Coffee and Cars Blackwood – May

Cars and Coffee events have had a rampant surge in popularity all over the world in the past few years, so it was only a matter of time until Adelaide would get in on the act. In the early morning of the last Sunday of the month, a ‘come one…

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The Targa Tasmania Experience

This isn’t the story from the 25th running of the Targa Tasmania rally that I ever hoped to write. In my mind, I was going to recount the experience of racing along the legendary 51km Mt Arrowsmith stage, of how my friend Guy’s Alfa 2600 sounds going up The Sideling…

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