The perfect iCar for Sunday morning runs

Liveries. One look at a certain combination of colors and brands and we’re instantly transported to a time and place we might never have been. Type ‘Apple Car’ into your Google and you’ll undoubtedly be drowned in rumors of an upcoming iCar or something called ‘Project Titan’, but for true…

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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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991 GT3 RS – A Monday morning drive

My iPhone alarm buzzing at 6am on a Monday morning is an all too familiar disturbance. That happy-go-lucky Marimba tone is anything but when it’s still dark outside, and it usually elicits a mixed Pavlovian response of emotion that ranges from anger, to mourning the loss of being asleep, and…

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A visit to Dutton Garage

When you flick through the glossy pages of a Classic & Sportscar or Octane magazine, it’s virtually impossible to avoid studying the thousands of exotic car adverts in great detail, your mind racing away on a multitude of tangents. Preferably with fresh coffee in hand, one of my favorite pastimes…

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Willunga Hillclimb 2015

Julian Newton has put the incredible talents of the new Porsche 991 GT3 to full and brutally effective use taking the outright victory in the 2015 running of the Willunga Hillclimb, held in South Australia’s McLaren Vale wine region. With a 1.39sec lead at the conclusion of four competitive runs,…

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Quick stop: Mallala open practice day 26/09/15

Two friends were trying out new Porsche’s at the Mallala open practice day this Saturday just gone, so AGR joined seemingly hundreds of others and went out for a sunny spring track day to man the stop-watches and tools. The bright sun made for challenging photographic conditions and caused the…

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Road tripping to the Bathurst 12 Hour, 2015

Think of as many iconic endurance racing photographs as you can – sparks at night through Eau Rouge, light trails past the Ferris Wheel at Le Mans, blurred Porsche 956’s with Mt Fuji as backdrop and the kitsch motor homes of Daytona. These are long standing scenes from legendary races,…

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The Festival and the Races: Clipsal 500 Part 1

Adelaide. Our fair little town cops a lot of heat as being a bit of a backwater sometimes, but all that changes in late February when the heart of the city becomes the epicenter of national motorsport for four days. What makes it even more special is that the racing…

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Practice and Qualifying at the Clipsal 500

Any Given Reason has joined forces with the Koala Motorsport team for Adelaide’s Clipsal 500, helping out where possible and reporting on the team’s efforts competing in the Australian GT category in their Ferrari F430 GT3. With practice and qualifying now done, it is a good opportunity for a quick…

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RennTrip – Adelaide to Sydney in the new GT3

It’s just ticked five am on a dark Saturday morning in mid October and I’ve convinced my girlfriend to drop me at an industrial estate close to Adelaide Airport in South Australia. The worst of winter is behind us but it’s still a touch too cold for comfort, and she’s…

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