Aussie Driver Search 2018 – Phillip Island Circuit

The Aussie Driver Search has grown significantly since its inception in 2016 and gives anyone an opportunity at motorsport.  This year’s Aussie Driver Search features a lot more events with a greater number of prizes on offer for the winners.  I was fortunate enough to be invited along to the Rookie Competition this year to compete at Sandown Raceway however noise restrictions meant a change of location to the iconic Phillip Island Circuit.

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Hyundai i30N Review

Australian’s really are spoilt at the moment if they’re in the market for a hot hatch.  There’s Honda’s rapid Civic Type R, Volkswagen’s evergreen Golf GTI and Ford’s wonderful Focus RS to name a few.  Hyundai have recently entered the hot hatch game with the i30N, a car that’s been developed under the guidance of former BMW M boss Albert Biermann.

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Toyota 86 GTS Review

When the Toyota 86 was introduced back in 2012, motoring enthusiasts welcomed the return of an exciting two door rear wheel drive sportscar from the Japanese manufacturer.  The 86 was built as a spiritual successor to the Corolla AE86; with the aim of the 86 to bring back memories of the light, nimble and modestly powered Corolla.  The current Toyota 86 is certainly a car that’s been built for motoring enthusiasts with the intention of bringing fun back to driving.

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Kia Stinger GT Review

With the unfortunate recent demise of local manufacturing of rear wheel drive sedans from Ford and Holden in Australia, viable alternatives are now few and far between.  When news broke of Korean company Kia introducing the Stinger GT in early 2017, I wondered if this car would be a viable substitute for our homegrown Falcon’s and Commodore’s. Continue reading “Kia Stinger GT Review”

Rare Supercars

It was great to grow up in the 1990’s and a major highlight was spending many hours playing car games on the PC and early PlayStation’s.  Games like Need for Speed 2 SE (1997) and Gran Turismo 2 (1999) were a personal highlight and although the quality of car racing games has improved dramatically in the last 20 years, these games featured some very rare supercars worth mentioning.  Continue reading “Rare Supercars”

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