The Aston Martin Vulcan

The rulebook is the lifetime bane of any race car designer, and it’s a sure bet that millions of engineers out there spend their quiet moments dreaming about what might be possible if they just had their chance. And none more so than in international GT3 racing, where rules are…

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Targa Tasmania 2016 – the results

The 25th running of the world famous Targa Tasmania rally is over and the champagne has been sprayed. For AGR the event didn’t happen quite the way it was planned – we passed scrutineering and made it into the famous Silverdome but it went downhill from there. Whilst I missed…

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Car hunting in Hong Kong

Just as you’ve made that crucial decision to leave your home and visit a new place, the first thing you’ll often do is to step out and purchase a guide book. Inside you’ll find practical tips, maps and recommendations as well as those ever popular lists of the famous sights…

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The Macau Grand Prix experience

There’s a small handful of motorsport events that sit right up in the top echelons of our sport. For a variety of reasons – history, difficulty, atmosphere, level of competition – they’re the one’s that every driver wants to win. You can’t set out to create these types of legendary…

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Climb to the Eagle 2014

At this time of year there are a few reliable signs that summer is finally looming. Daylight savings is an obvious one, as is the gradual shift of the Adelaide Hills from lush green to parched brown. But just as regular, and arguably of more importance, is the Climb to…

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Another visit to Classic Throttle Shop

There are some things you just do without question; acts that are almost mandatory given another related occurrence. You never change oil without also changing the filter, and you never get behind the wheel without first belting up. In what’s becoming somewhat of a similar ritual, you never make a…

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Celebration of the Motorcar at Carrick Hill

Adelaide witnessed something truly special when a completely new type of show, Celebration of the Motorcar, took to the immaculately manicured gardens of Carrick Hill one stunningly perfect late Autumn Sunday a few weeks ago. The lush grounds were overflowing with some of the finest classic and sports cars this…

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Welcome to the Green Hell

Dangerous. Challenging. Rewarding. Unique. The last of the proper old school race circuits, the Nurburgring Nordschleiffe is all of these things. Formula 1 stopped coming here in the 70’s because it was too dangerous, which seems oddly juxtaposed against the thing that today makes the Nordschleiffe, or North Loop, so…

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The Goodwood Festival of Speed

Sometimes in life we are blessed by experiencing something truly incredible. Be it driving a particularly fast or rare car, making no mistakes on the perfect rally stage, finally hearing a favorite song live or witnessing the sun rise over a remote mountain range, these are the rare moments that…

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