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POLL: Favourite Australian motorsport event

With the 2018 Bathurst 12 Hour now less than a fortnight away, Speedcafe.com wants to know what is your favourite Australian motorsport event. Australia is blessed to host a round of each of the big three world championships, plus a number of high-profile domestic events. What is your favourite? Read our shortlist below and cast your vote in this week’s ...

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Australian racer Keith Evers passes away

Keith Evers headed up the Team Australia Champ Car team Well-known Australian motorsport identity Keith Evers lost his eight-year battle with acute myeloid leukaemia overnight. Evers was a speedway racer, mechanic, crew chief, and team manager through almost four decades in the sport in Australia. The Gold Coaster was probably best known as the competition head of the WPS Supercar ...

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Falzon leads Australian World Superbike wildcard entries

Daniel Falzon has been announced as one of three World Superbike wildcard entries for the 2018 season opener at Phillip Island. Falzon will be joined on the WSBK grid by fellow ASBK contenders Wayne Maxwell, who will both compete under the Yamaha Racing Team banner, and Troy Herfoss who has been entered as a Honda wildcard rider. In the World ...

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Stadium Trucks announces Australian events

Paul Morris in action in Adelaide last year pic: Matthew Paul Photography Stadium Super Trucks will race in Adelaide, Perth, and the Gold Coast as part of its 2018 calendar. SST has raced at the Adelaide 500 each year since its Australian debut in 2015 and held its first races on permanent circuits at the Perth SuperSprint last year. The ...

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Bowe to be inducted to Australian Motor Sport Hall of Fame

John Bowe is the latest inductee into the Australian Motor Sport Hall of Fame John Bowe will be inducted into the Australian Motor Sport Hall of Fame at a gala dinner in Melbourne in March. A two-time Bathurst 1000 winner, and Australian Touring Car Champion, Bowe was announced as an advance inductee ahead of the awards ceremony, held over the ...

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Schatz dominates Australian Sprintcar Open

Donny Schatz pic: Matthew Paul Photography Donny Schatz has won the Australian Sprintcar Open after leading all 50 laps in the feature race at Ausdeck Patios Archerfield Speedway. Schatz led home Kerry Madsen on track but the latter was relegated to third post-race behind Lucas Wolfe. Starting from the outside of the front row, Schatz got the jump on pole-sitter ...

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POLL: Who was the most impressive Australian or New Zealander on the world stage in 2017?

Last week we asked you who was the most impressive driver or rider in any international category in 2017. This week, Speedcafe.com is looking at our own specifically. With the year just finished, we want to know which Australian or New Zealander impressed you most in 2017? Read our shortlist below and cast your vote in this week’s Pirtek Poll. ...

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POLL: Who was the most impressive Australian or New Zealander on the world stage in 2017?

Last week we asked you who was the most impressive driver or rider in any international category in 2017. This week, Speedcafe.com is looking at our own specifically. With the year just finished, we want to know which Australian or New Zealander impressed you most in 2017? Read our shortlist below and cast your vote in this week’s Pirtek Poll. ...

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Sage Murdoch joins Australian Prototype Series

Sage Murdoch testing with Jam Motorsport Sage Murdoch will switch from Formula 4 to sportscars in 2018 when he joins the Australian Prototype Series. Murdoch will race the full five-round season in a Wolf GB08 for Jam Motorsport. The Newcastle driver, who will turn 16 just prior to the opening round in mid-April, finished 12 in the 2017 CAMS Jayco ...

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Australian F4 heading to Pukekohe in 2018

Australian Formula 4 at Sydney Motorsport Park in 2017 The CAMS Jayco Australian Formula 4 Championship is set to finish in Pukekohe as part of its 2018 calendar, which has now been released. There will once again be seven rounds held across six distinct race meetings, though those meetings will now be split evenly between the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship ...

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