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TRACKS: Warwick Farm

TRACKS: Warwick Farm

The now defunct Warwick Farm circuit, affectionately dubbed ‘The Farm’, was built around the Australian Jockey Club's horse racing track in the eponymous western Sydney suburb and quickly rose to become one of the most popular circuits Read More

TRACKS: Catalina Park

TRACKS: Catalina Park

Echoes of roaring engines filling the air from the gully have long subsided but the remnants of Catalina Park remain Read More

Digby Cooke

Digby Cooke

Digby Cooke was smitten with a classic open wheel racecar as a teenager Read More

Alan Hamilton Part 2

Alan Hamilton Part 2

Speedcafe.com continues its feature on Alan Hamilton picking on the time he took a Porsche to run at Le Mans in 1981 with Peter Brock, Jim Richards and Colin Bond Read More

Alan Hamilton Part 1

Alan Hamilton Part 1

Alan Hamilton has finished second at Bathurst, enjoyed more success as a team owner and his family introduced one of the world’s iconic car brands to Australia Read More

Bob Watson Part 3

Bob Watson Part 3

Speedcafe.com continues its third and final part of a series on Bob Watson, the only driver to win the Australian Rally Championship in a rear-engined car Read More

Bob Watson Part 2

Bob Watson Part 2

Bob Watson, the only driver to win the Australian Rally Championship in a rear-engined car, recounts the key role he played in the development of the original 1960’s-spec Holden Monaro Read More

Bob Watson Part 1

Bob Watson Part 1

There has only been one driver to win the Australian Rally Championship in a rear-engined car and when you think of one, you think of the other Read More

John Gowland Part 2

John Gowland Part 2

The compelling interview with John Gowland, the brains behind Ford Australia’s London to Sydney marathon assault in 1968 continues. Gowland explains more details of the behind-the-scenes activity at the blue oval and the still-born attempt at a World Land Speed record at Lake Eyre Read More

John Gowland Part 1

John Gowland Part 1

John Gowland may not feature in the record books as a household name in Australian motorsport history but he does hold a special place in the archive files Read More

Fred Gibson Part 2

Fred Gibson Part 2

Fred Gibson divided the motor racing public in Australia when led Nissan into the Group A era of the Australian Touring Car Championship Read More

Where are they now? Fred Gibson

Where are they now? Fred Gibson

Speedcafe.com catches up with legendary Australian touring car driver and team manager Fred Gibson Read More

Jack Brabham

Jack Brabham

Jack Brabham talks about his fabulous career and a near miss at Indianapolis in 1964 which claimed the lives of Eddie Sachs and Dave McDonald Read More

Geoff Brabham

Geoff Brabham

Like his dad, Geoff Brabham was born in Sydney, but unlike his dad he chose not to follow a career in grand prix racing Read More

Graeme Lawrence

Graeme Lawrence

New Zealander Graeme Lawrence’s memory piques at the mention of the 1960’s and 1970’s when he raced against the biggest stars in world motor racing Read More

Max Stahl

Max Stahl

Being known as the architect of Australian motor racing journalism sits snugly on Max Stahl’s broad shoulders Read More

Mario Andretti Part 3

Mario Andretti Part 3

Mario Andretti’s most cherished moment in Formula One was not so much winning the world championship but watching a single race as a boy back in Italy Read More

Mario Andretti Part 2

Mario Andretti Part 2

This was like most conflicts in history, a war which need never have happened Read More

Mario Andretti Part 1

Mario Andretti Part 1

When Mario Andretti voices his opinion on anything to do with motor racing you can hear a pin drop Read More

Howard Revell Part 2

Howard Revell Part 2

A quick gaze back through the record books soon reveals a reference to Howard Revell referring to him as “The Marathon Man” Read More

Howard Revell Part 1

Howard Revell Part 1

Howard Revell’s life wouldn’t have been worth living if he didn’t live up to the trail blazed by his illustrious father Read More

Roger Penske

Roger Penske

Some teams have an affinity to win races time after time Read More

Larry Perkins

Larry Perkins

Larry Perkins bowed out of racing rather tearfully at Bathurst in 2003 when he crashed his Castrol Commodore climbing up the mountain Read More

Newman-Haas Racing

Newman-Haas Racing

It became one of America’s most famous racing teams but never in their wildest dreams did actor Paul Newman and cigar chomping entrepreneur Carl Haas believe the level of success their partnership would deliver Read More

Bill Goode Part 2

Bill Goode Part 2

In the late 1950’s Bill Goode and a group of people including ace Speed Car racer Steve Howman decided to start holding Speedway meetings at Redcliffe Showgrounds. Read More

Bill Goode Part 1

Bill Goode Part 1

Bill Goode reckons he has carried ‘an angel on his shoulder’ during his 81 years. Read More

Mike Drewer

Mike Drewer

Mike Drewer lived and breathed his dream during the 11 times Adelaide hosted a World Championship Formula One grand prix. Speedcafe.com caught up with the South Australian Read More

Prince Leopold Von Bayern of Bavaria

Prince Leopold Von Bayern of Bavaria

The list of international drivers who have competed in Australia’s Great Race is as long as a lap of Bathurst itself. Read More

Peter Doulman

Peter Doulman

Peter Doulman and his regular sidekick John Cotter were a popular pairing at Bathurst through the 1990’s. Read More

Bob Jones

Bob Jones

Bob Jones started on bikes, then raced Speedway, Touring Cars, he came second at the Sandown 500 and was a champion privateer. Read More

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