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Firenza Can Am

By |2018-06-23T08:22:19+00:00Jun 19th, 2018|Categories: A Different Corner, GM, Performance Saloon Car History|Tags: , , , , |

THE CHEVROLET FIRENZA CAN AM WAKING FROM A DEEP SLEEP Part One This series of posts can best be read in conjunction with other blog articles on this site:            ‘NO OPTION BUT TO OPTION’….And… ‘FORDOMINATION PART 3' These stories give a picture of the macro GM status

SUPERCARS 2018 – LET THE GAMES BEGIN

By |2018-04-26T09:48:10+00:00Mar 1st, 2018|Categories: Australian Touring Car Racing|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Virgin Australia Supercar series kicks off this weekend and brings welcome viewing after the drought of the off period. The season has effectively already started with testing at Sydney motorsport park two weeks ago giving us an idea of the pace of the field readying for Adelaide in the first week of March.

Australian Touring Car Racing

By |2017-11-24T10:11:26+00:00Sep 14th, 2017|Categories: Australian Touring Car Racing|Tags: , , , , , , |

As I write this article the first shots in the Pirtek Supercar endurance race series is just 19 hrs away. The Sandown 500, a race having a 40 odd Year heritage in Australian touring car racing is a bit special this year with many racers opting to display historic livery on their

OLDSMOBILE 442

By |2017-11-24T10:11:26+00:00Sep 8th, 2017|Categories: GM|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Oldsmobile and a very special 4-4-2 Most of us simply go to the kettle, hit the switch and water boils…..easy. Not so for Oldsmobile though, these boys decided to do the boiling water trick in a whole different way. Better still they did this matching Cosworth in some special engineering in the ‘60s

CONROD – STRAIGHT

By |2017-11-24T10:11:30+00:00Jul 12th, 2017|Categories: A Different Corner|Tags: , , , , , |

For the Blog this week we are going to touch on that most fabulous form of racing….V8 Supercars or as it has been re-titled, Australian Supercars and at the same time touch on the issue of racing car noise. Now I know as South Africans, there is this ‘thing’ with the Aussies…. and believe me

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