Fitted UK – Manchester 2017

I’d wager a bet that Stance is a dirty word for the majority of Any Given Reason readers. We typically worship at the temple of kissing the rev limiter in third gear, of long early morning drives through twisting roads, of sticky rubber flinging small stones into guard liners and…

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Coffee & Cars Blackwood – October

A man driving a forties era Dodge special slowly passes through the assembled group. The old race car, wearing a bold number 80 and a South Australian crest on its flanks, is clearly juxtaposed by the more modern sports and muscle cars surrounding it yet it doesn’t seem entirely out…

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Records fall at Collingrove State Championship Hillclimb

A spectacular spring weekend saw the outright track record slashed at the State Championship Collingrove Hillclimb, held on the tight 750m course near Angaston in South Australia’s Barossa Valley. Blue skies and an earthly warm sun did all they could for track temperature allowing tyres to develop as much heat…

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Eurofest 2013

It only feels like a year ago that we heard of and attended a new show called ‘Eurofest’, but in fact it was three. Organized primarily by the BMW Drivers Club of SA and held on the grounds of the National Motor Museum at Birdwood, Eurofest was run by a…

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Volksfest 2011

I’m a bit of a closet Volkswagen fan, so I was pretty keen to attend Volksfest at Port Adelaide this year. I actually temporarily owned a Meyers Manx dune buggy for a few months about a year or so ago. It came up through a friend of my brother in…

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