RAA Southern Rally 2017 – SARC Round One

The South Australian Rally Championship made a fine return for the 2017 season by holding its first round at what is arguably the most spectacular stop of the championship – the RAA Southern Rally, held recently across the state’s rugged Fleurieu Peninsula region. With around 120 competitive kilometres split across a…

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Adelaide Tarmac Twilight Rallysprint – Event One

How often is it that you’re mooching about the place on a Thursday night, not quite sure of just what to do? It’s summer, so it’s nice and bright outside and there’s a cracker sunset forming. You feel like the evening should be used for something better, but for what?…

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Delivering an AMG E55 Estate to its proud new owner

I’m thinking of starting a business – the Any Given Reason Interesting Automobile Relocation Service. AGRIARS, for short, would be a last-minute method of transporting fast cars around the country without having the hassle of booking a truck. It’s a simple concept – put me on a plane and I’ll…

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The Classic Adelaide Rally returns

Etched in the pages of South Australian motorsport history is the Classic Adelaide Rally, arguably right up there with the Grand Prix as one of the great motoring high water marks of our state. The glory days, they were. You look back at photos of the event in the late…

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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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The new kid from Stuttgart – AMG GT S

Mercedes and its acquired AMG sub-brand have always been somewhat of a juxtaposition for me. I respect their cars immensely; I find most of their designs tastefully understated and a few years ago I even bought an old W126 just to revel in its immense build quality for a little…

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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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Scouts Rally SA 2014

Scouts Rally SA once again returned to the Mount Crawford Forest and the northern hills over the weekend of August 1-3 for three heats of intense gravel rally action on some of South Australia’s most challenging roads. Taking the outright event win and victory in round four of the Australian…

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