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CAFE CHAT: Al D'Alberto

CAFE CHAT: Al D'Alberto

29 May 2013

Cafe Chat

Team HIFLEX began the new generation of V8 Supercars briskly, cashing in where some bigger teams struck problems Read More

CAFE CHAT: Bryan Staring

CAFE CHAT: Bryan Staring

17 April 2013

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The Perth racer Bryan Staring is the new Australian star on the MotoGP scene. The 25-year-old was hand picked by the Gresini Honda outfit to develop its CRT bike in the premier road bike category Read More

CAFE CHAT: Barry Oliver

CAFE CHAT: Barry Oliver

4 April 2013

Cafe Chat

The dulcet tones of Barry Oliver may no longer be heard at V8 Supercar meetings but the former long-time commentator remains a constant in Australian motor racing Read More

CAFE CHAT: Tony Quinn

CAFE CHAT: Tony Quinn

27 March 2013

Cafe Chat

It has taken Tony Quinn 12 months to turn a barren paddock into a cleverly manicured boutique racetrack at Cromwell, near Queenstown Read More

CAFE CHAT: Scott McLaughlin relishing soft tyres

CAFE CHAT: Scott McLaughlin relishing soft tyres

20 March 2013

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Scott McLaughlin’s career continues to evolve at a rapid pace Read More

CAFE CHAT: Force India's COO Otmar Szafnauer

CAFE CHAT: Force India's COO Otmar Szafnauer

15 March 2013

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The next few months will be important ones for the future of the Force India Formula 1 team Read More

CAFE CHAT: Jonny Reid

CAFE CHAT: Jonny Reid

6 March 2013

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Jonny Reid is committed to helping Dick Johnson Racing turn around its fortunes after re-inventing his career Read More

CAFE CHAT: Christian Klien

CAFE CHAT: Christian Klien

1 March 2013

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Austrian racer Christian Klien has shown his class by soaring to pole position on debut for Erebus Motorsport on the streets of Adelaide Read More

CAFE CHAT: New V8 SuperTourer CEO Ray Noonan

CAFE CHAT: New V8 SuperTourer CEO Ray Noonan

20 February 2013

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Globetrotting entrepreneur Ray Noonan has taken control of the V8 SuperTourer Championship as the category undergoes an executive shake-up Read More

Q&A: German V8 Supercar rookie Maro Engel

Q&A: German V8 Supercar rookie Maro Engel

In an extended Cafe Chat, Erebus Motorsport's latest recruit Maro Engel explains his decision to join the V8 Supercars Championship and the challenges that lay ahead Read More

Q&A: Casey Stoner on his new career in V8 Supercars

Q&A: Casey Stoner on his new career in V8 Supercars

Two-time MotoGP world champion Casey Stoner speaks to Speedcafe.com about his year ahead in V8 Supercars' Dunlop Series Read More

Q&A: Volkswagen Motorsport boss on WRC return

Q&A: Volkswagen Motorsport boss on WRC return

16 January 2013

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This weekend marks a major milestone for Volkswagen as it rejoins the World Rally Championship with a factory team for the first time in 25 years. Speedcafe.com spoke with Volkswagen Motorsport boss Jost Capito ahead of the season-opening Monte Carlo Rally. Read More

Michael Taylor

Michael Taylor

11 January 2013

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One-time Mitsubishi factory rally driver, motoring journalist Michael Taylor has taken the plunge and branched out into a left-field side venture Read More

Chris Jewell

Chris Jewell

19 December 2012

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Chris Jewell is the voice that you hear at all V8 Supercars race tracks, but there's more to the man that just his voice. Speedcafe.com caught up with him Read More

Alex Davison

Alex Davison

13 December 2012

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Alex Davison has scored the plum ride in the new fourth Ford Performance Racing entry for the 2013 V8 Supercars Championship. Speedcafe spoke to Davison about his new opportunity, testing FPR's Car of the Future Falcons and racing with his younger brother Will Read More

Bernd Schneider

Bernd Schneider

5 December 2012

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Bernd Schneider is a legend in European circuit racing. Speedcafe.com's Grant Rowley spoke with the German in Sydney Read More

Brad Jones

Brad Jones

21 November 2012

Cafe Chat

Brad Jones Racing might be one of the last of the V8 Supercars teams to complete its Car of the Future V8 Supercar, but it seems well placed for a 'season of change.' Speedcafe.com caught up with team owner Brad Jones Read More

Garry Rogers

Garry Rogers

14 November 2012

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Long-time V8 Supercars team owner Garry Rogers could have some small – or big – changes ahead at his Fujitsu/GRM V8 Supercars team. Speedcafe.com spoke to him Read More

Chad Reed

Chad Reed

31 October 2012

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Casey Stoner may have taken the lion's share of the headlines over the Phillip Island MotoGP weekend, but there was another high-credentialed Australian doing some winning at the Island circuit. Speedcafe.com spoke to Chad Reed Read More

Ricky Taylor

Ricky Taylor

18 October 2012

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Garry Rogers continued his trend of signing an unheralded international driver by booking young American sports car driver Ricky Taylor. Speedcafe.com spoke to the American sportscar driver Read More

Jeroen Bleekemolen

Jeroen Bleekemolen

10 October 2012

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Speedcafe.com caught up with Jeroen Bleekemolen in the Stone Brothers pit bunker at Bathurst last weekend to chat about Carrera Cup, driving the Porsche RS Spyder around Bathurst and the possibility of returning to compete in The Great Race Read More

Larry Perkins

Larry Perkins

3 October 2012

Cafe Chat

Larry Perkins is one of the most celebrated and famous Australian motorsport drivers, but his time in V8 Supercars is coming to a close. Speedcafe spoke to the six-times Bathurst 1000 winner Read More

Q&A: Dick Johnson on the Tru-Blu legend

Q&A: Dick Johnson on the Tru-Blu legend

25 September 2012

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Following the launch of Dick Johnson Racing's retro Bathurst livery, Dick Johnson spoke with Speedcafe.com's Stefan Bartholomaeus about Tru-Blu, the 50th year celebrations of the Bathurst race and the growth of V8 Supercars Read More

Phil Rudd

Phil Rudd

5 September 2012

Cafe Chat

Phil Rudd, drummer for rock superstars AC/DC, was an interested attendee at the V8 SuperTourers endurance race at Taupo. Speedcafe.com's Gordon Lomas spoke to the legendary rocker ... Read More

Klark Quinn

Klark Quinn

30 August 2012

Cafe Chat

The Aussie Racing Cars Series has new owners, a new management structure, and next year, a new car. Speedcafe spoke to Klark Quinn about the category's new car, expansion into state racing plus a new manufacturer that will join the class next year ... Read More

Tony Cochrane

Tony Cochrane

22 August 2012

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V8 Supercars teams are busy, but spare a thought for Tony Cochrane. The chairman has Car of the Future roll out, TV and digital rights and new manufacturers to negotiate. Speedcafe.com spoke to him Read More

Marcos Ambrose

Marcos Ambrose

15 August 2012

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Marcos Ambrose is the man of the moment in NASCAR after his remarkable last lap victory at Watkins Glen. Here is what he had to say ahead of Michigan this weekend Read More

James Winslow

James Winslow

8 August 2012

Cafe Chat

James Winslow wrapped up the Australian Formula 3 title at Queensland Raceway last weekend. Speedcafe.com spoke with him Read More

Michael Patrizi

Michael Patrizi

25 July 2012

Cafe Chat

Michael Patrizi's start/stop V8 Supercars career is ticking along relatively strongly in 2012. Speedcafe.com spoke with Patrizi about this year, next year and proving people wrong Read More

Warren Luff

Warren Luff

11 July 2012

Cafe Chat

Speedcafe.com spoke to Warren Luff about driving for the Triple Eight team, racing as a part-timer and driving Audis on his spare weekends ... Read More