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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A Sunday Safari – the morning drive

Enough with the extended winter already! Sure, we’ll be counting our blessings when it’s still green and lush deep into the start of summer, but by October we should be enjoying crisp mornings and warming sun instead of sideways rain and flooding. I love a good rainstorm, but here’s to…

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Targa Tasmania prep – the Hartge H35-24

There’s always time to check out a cool car. In the middle of Any Given Reason’s own preparations for the 25th Anniversary Targa Tasmania rally next week, I found time to quickly escape and fire off a few frames of Matt Selley’s freshly liveried tarmac rally prepared Hartge H35-24 before…

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Quick look – the BMW M6 GT3

It’s not everyday that you can attend a national racecar launch in the middle of an arts festival, but such events do sometimes occur during Adelaide’s so-called Mad March, on that one beautiful weekend when the Fringe and Clipsal 500 festivals collide so gloriously. With this weekend’s Clipsal 500 event…

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The Monday Night Drive

It was a bit of an odd one, the Monday evening just gone. Not quite long weekend, not quite a regular work week. The Australia Day public holiday falling on a Tuesday meant an awkward single-day return to work, so why not cap the day off with an evening drive…

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AMF 2015 – Victoria Park Sprint

‘Adelaide Alive’ rang the catch phrase in the late eighties and early nineties, plastered about posters and shirts and stickers to celebrate the glamour and party atmosphere injected into our city when the Formula One circus came to town. Modern Formula One may have since moved on, but the Adelaide…

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Rundle Street Adelaide – BMW E30 M3

Iconic is a term used far more often than required, a crime of contemporary culture where anything above average is bandied as somehow legendary. But occasionally something comes along (or happens to drive past) that is truly an icon. And in the automotive world there are few true icons, but without…

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Driven – BMW i8

Menlo Park, December 31, 1879. Thomas Edison flicks a switch and the first viable light bulb is displayed to the world. While the crowds undoubtedly gazed in awe, there were surely a few luddites who were questioning whether the electric lamp, and indeed the steamrolling development of electricity itself, would…

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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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