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1961 Aston Martin

What’s your excuse for not being here in Chichester for the Silver Jubilee Goodwood Festival of Speed? Sorry, but hanging around for the Hawthorn-Lions match or the mighty Roosters-Titans clash or the Archery Worlds at North Heidelberg just doesn’t cut it . . .


Red Bull Racing won at their home track last weekend

Lucky you. It’s the car consumer’s friend here fighting for truth, justice and The Weekend Australian way. But, don’t worry, we will still look at Max Emilian Verstappen’s surprise win at Red Bull Ring last Sunday, and why Hamo, Dano and Valo didn’t ...


As usual the motoring column in the business section of the world’s greatest multimedia platform is here to save you. Yes, it’s the end of the financial year and yes, you want to shovel away some funds before the fiscal fiend can get his/her/other sticky fingers on to...


If you haven’t got a lazy $100 million to spend on your next set of wheels then don’t bother reading on because two weeks ago a rubber mat salesman paid nearly 100 big ones for a Ferrari, in August one of us will pay a former software employee $90m for their Fezzer an...



The sexiest bike in the world, the MV Agusta, priced at $31,000 drive away.

As you know, here in the ­motoring department of The Weekend Australian business section, I have to write about motorcycles at least every six months to keep my job. So today we are going to thoroughly investigate sex, leather and motorcycles.


Argyll Restor­ations’ Batmobile Replica

Blower Bentley 4.5 Litre


Child’s Jaguar E-Type adorned in 95,000 hand-applied Swarovski Xirius cut crystals

Look, I don’t want to unduly worry you (well, any more than this column does every week) but I think all the signs are showing that the rapture, the end of the world and the apocalypse are pretty well on the way.


Targa Tasmania – The Finish

Friends, it was action all the way to the finish yesterday afternoon on Princess Wharf on the HOBART waterfront. In the final stages one car rolled, about for four found walls and nearby farms, the Lambo that went into the cow paddock yesterday and a Ferrari both were disqua...


Friends, you think you know excitement. You were excited when the Saints went into the 2010 grand final against Collingwood and then less excited when they drew. You were excited when you turned 21 only to be less excited when you realised you had to pretend to be responsib...


1941 GMC Jimmy Special

Friends, at 7.41am yesterday morning we decided to give the other 140 entrants a chance. Yes we decided to stop the starter motor working so we had to push start the might 1990 BMW 3 series (it celebrates its 30th birthday in 2020…30 car years is the equivalent of 193 huma...


Morton & Fisher lead Rookie GT

Friends, you know the feeling when too much excitement is barely enough? Today was one of those days. Apart from a Ferrari missing a left hand turn 50 meters from the start and going straight into the lush Tasmanian trees, and a Lambo just running off the road


Targa Tasmania – 1955 Austin A30

Friends, you and I have to stand together. It might interrupt F1 qualifying, your mingling in the Parc Chalet with the upbeat cocktail bar, garden, modern fit-out, lounge-style furniture with a social and vibrant ambience and daily DJ ($495pp, which is cheap compared to other fam...


Ford Cosworth Prosport LM3000

As you know, Michael McMichael (more about his new career later) and I normally only enter rallies where, unless your name is Nigel, you have red hair, bad breath and you are a serial killer, you are ­welcomed like a lost brother, sister or other.


1936 Bugatti Type 57SC Atlantic

Saturday was Porker day. Yes we will be celebrating the birth of the first little Porsche sports car in a small stable in Gmund, Austria. The two wise men and one wise woman, Ferdinand, Ferry and Louise, were on hand on June 8, 1948, when the Erwin Komenda-designed, handmade 356 ...

Nordschleife record lap

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