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24. February 2015

GREENS CALL ON TUNBULL FOR COMMUNITY TV BACKDOWN

Melbourne Greens MP Adam Brandt has called on Minister of Communication and Prime Minister in waiting, Malcolm Turnbull to reverse his decision to kill off community television at the end of the year. After more than 20 years on air, community television in Australia will lose access to broadcast spectrum at the end of 2015. This will result in the end of Community TV in Australia and end the opportunities for hundreds of young Australians who now gain valuable real world experience in television production and further reduce the already limited diversity of the Australian Media. If you believe that independent community media has a place in a vibrant democracy the please contact your local MP and ask them what they are doing to save community television.

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7. February 2015

AUDI ON POLE BUT FIVE MARQUES ARE IN THE MOUNTAIN MIX

Five different marques ovedr the first five positions, that's the result of a thrilling qualifying session for tomorrow's Bathurst 12 Hours at Mount Panorama. Phoenix Audi driver Laurens Vanthoor set the fastest lap ever around the famous mountain circuit with a 2m 02.5521 second lap with just three minutes remaining in the final final 20 minute qualifying session. The Audi edged out local drivers David Russell, Steve Owen and Roger Lago in the Lamborghini the factory-backed Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 will start third thanks young Japanese star Katsumasa Chiyo. Chiyo lost the rear of the GT-R mid-corner and touched the concrete barrier, limping back to pit lane where the car remained for the final 10-minutes of the session. AF Corse’ ended the day as the best Ferrari team, Italian Michele Rugulo’s 2m03.84s lap to keep the works Ferrari GT team right into contention for tomorrow.

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7. February 2015

VARIETY TAKES A BOW AT BATHURST

If variety is the spice of life then this weekend’s Bathurst 12 Hour race will be a fiery feast worth savouring. Four separate makes feature on top of the timing sheets after an incident packed practice on Friday. Queenslander David Russell in the Lamborghini topped the times, setting the quickest time of 2m04.2332s in the […]

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NEW NISSAN LE MANS CHALLENGER: But is it art?

3. February 2015

NEW NISSAN LE MANS CHALLENGER: But is it art?

The speculation has finally ended but the release of Nissan's new LMP1 challenger for the World Endurance Championship and the Le Mans 24 Hour race raises as many questions as it answers. The new car is every bit as revolutionary as rumoured, yes it is front engined and it is also front wheel drive. The new car comes from the warped but innovative mind of designer Ben Bowlby who was responsible for the Deltawing concept which ran at Le Mans in 2012.

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23. November 2014

FORMULA E MALAYSIA: BIRD IS THE WORD

FORMULA E MALAYSIA: BIRD IS THE WORD

Sam Bird cruised to victory in the 2014 FIA Formula E Ycapital Management Putrajaya ePrix ahead of championship-leader Lucas di Grassi and Sebastien Buemi. The Virgin Racing driver crossed the line to pick up the full 25 points and clinch his maiden ePrix win. Bird dedicated his win to former GP2 team-mate Jules Bianchi, who […]

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