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MOTOREX MOVES INTO MELBOURNE: Watch it live here

18. July 2014

MOTOREX MOVES INTO MELBOURNE: Watch it live here

Some of the hottest street machines and custom cars in Australia will be on show in Melbourne this weekend for Meguiar's MOTOREX at the Melbourne Showgrounds. The show is in it's 14th year but 2014 marks the first time that it has come to Australia's motorsport capital and a large crowd is expected. Covering over 22,000 square metres, the show features 400-plus vehicles with a combined value of over $40 million dollars. High performance and collectible vehicles, Australia’s finest hot rods, street machines, hi-tech tuners, custom euro’s and wild motorcycles will all be on show along with Australian and American muscle cars, high performance speed machines, sports racing vehicles and timeless classics. Among the many cars on show will be the rare Morgan Aeromax.

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GOODWOOD FESTIVAL LIVE

26. June 2014

GOODWOOD FESTIVAL LIVE

The Goodwood Festival of Speed has become one of the World's most popular motorsport events. Its popularity sees the event booked out solid for four full days of action as some of the World's best drivers in some of the most famous cars in Motorsport History race up the hill of the Goodwood Estate. In Pit Lane was there ten years ago and it was a weekend to remember. It's four great days of action and for those of us who can't be there, Goodwood are streaming the action live.

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IN PIT LANE IS ON THE MOVE

5. February 2014

IN PIT LANE IS ON THE MOVE

New Timeslot 10:00PM THURSDAYS ON C31 MELBOURNE Australia’s longest running prime-time motorsport show In Pit Lane is on the move. After more than a decade on Tuesday nights, In Pit Lane will return in March in the new time slot of THURSDAYS at 10:00 PM. In Pit Lane Host Brett Ramsey said that the move […]

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AUSSIE MUSTANG GETS V8 AND TURBO FOUR

5. December 2013

AUSSIE MUSTANG GETS V8 AND TURBO FOUR

Ford Australia have sprung a surprise tonight with the announcement that the new 2015 Ford Mustang will only be avaialable with the high performance 5.0 litre V8 and the 2.3 litre EcoBoost four cylinder. It was expected that the Australian market would miss out on the turbocharged four in favour of the US base model […]

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HOLDEN OFFERS NEW HOT HATCH

13. November 2013

HOLDEN OFFERS NEW HOT HATCH

The Holden Barina range has a new hero with the addition of the RS sports hatch model, on sale this week. Featuring the same 1.4 litre iTi petrol engine as the locally made Holden Cruze, Holden Barina RS comes standard with a six-speed manual transmission with sports-oriented gear ratios or an optional six-speed automatic transmission […]

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TRY BEFORE YOU BUY

3. September 2013

If you’ve ever wanted to try your hand at motorsport, but thought it was financially out of reach, then this Sunday could be for you. The MG Car Club will run their second annual Come and Try day at the Rob Roy Hillclimb in Christmas Hills. The aim of the event is to introduce new […]

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IN PIT LANE RETURNS SEPTEMBER 3

21. August 2013

IN PIT LANE RETURNS SEPTEMBER 3

In Pit Lane, Australia’s longest running live to air motorsport show, returns to C31 Melbourne with a brand new series starting Tuesday night September 3 at 9:30 PM. Now in it’s 18th year of production, In Pit Lane continues to bring it’s viewers the most diverse range of local and international motorsport on Australian television. […]

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SPEED KILLS? NO FAST IS SAFE

8. August 2013

SPEED KILLS? NO FAST IS SAFE

The Road Racing Drivers Club's online driver development site, SAFEisFast.com, supported by the FIA Institute and the Motor Sport Safety Development Fund, now features video tutorials with captioning in 64 of the world's most commonly used languages. The free online resource features tutorials on safety, fitness, mental aptitude, race craft, career development, sponsorship, marketing and more to assist the careers of drivers in all forms of racing. Many of the sport's top names, including champions from Formula One, the Indianapolis 500 and Le Mans, have contributed to the videos, which have attracted more than 70,000 unique visitors from 142 countries who have amassed over 360,000 tutorial views. FIA institute President Gerard Saillant said: "This is exactly the type of programme we are proud of supporting through the Institute and the Fund. What started as a US-focused driver development tool has become a worldwide resource that all young drivers can benefit from in the right way, with safety and responsibility as a focus."

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RED HOT AT GOODWOOD

17. July 2013

RED HOT AT GOODWOOD

The 20th Anniversary sell-out 2013 Goodwood Festival of Speed really was the hottest yet, in every sense of the word! The record 196,000 spectators at this year’s Festival were treated to some truly exceptional sights and sounds as they basked in the blazing sunshine of Britain’s warmest weekend so far this year.

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FORD’S AUSSIE PULLOUT: HEAR THE FULL MEDIA CONFERENCE

24. May 2013

In case you missed it, here is the full audio of the Ford Australia media conference announcing the company’s decision to end manufacturing in Australia. ford-press-23rd-may-2013ford-press-23rd-may-2013 by

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