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Robbie Francevic

Robbie Francevic

Robbie Francevic holds the record for being the oldest Australian Touring Car Champion, a title he won in 1986 driving a Volvo. Read More

Mika Salo

Mika Salo

Mika Salo raced in Formula One, he won at Le Mans, he raced in the CART championship and was recently in Australia driving a V8. Read More

Malcolm Campbell

Malcolm Campbell

Malcolm Campbell won two Australian Superbike Championships, raced overseas and is one of the country’s best motor cycle competitors. Read More

Gil de Ferran

Gil de Ferran

Gil de Ferran is another Brazilian that has left an indelible mark on world motor sport. He is a two time CART champ and won the Indy 500. Read More

Enrico Zanarini

Enrico Zanarini

Enrico Zanarini is a Formula 1 driver manager. He has guided the careers of Eddie Irvine, Giancarlo Fisichella and now Vitantonio Liuzzi Read More

Emanuele Pirro

Emanuele Pirro

Emanuele Pirro won the Le Mans 24-Hour race five times, was on the podium nine years in a row and raced in 37 Formula 1 Grands Prix. Read More

Alan Heaphy

Alan Heaphy

Alan Heaphy is one of motor sports most admired and successful team managers. He was involved with Nissan, Gibson Motorsport and Mitsubishi’s Rally programme. Read More

Sarah-Jane

Sarah-Jane

Sarah-Jane was once the world’s most downloaded women; she starred in the famous Chico Roll ads and was one of the most famous faces in motor sport. Read More

Bob Jane

Bob Jane

Bob Jane won four Armstrong 500s - the race that would eventually be called the Bathurst 1000 - and was a four times Australian Touring Car Champion. Read More

Colin Osborne

Colin Osborne

Colin Osborne is a three times Australian Production Car champion and was the President of CAMS between 2001 and 2008. Read More

Ron Wanless

Ron Wanless

Ron Wanless is a former national Stock Car champion who reduced his horsepower to one and became an Australian Polo star. Read More

George Shepheard

George Shepheard

George Shepheard is a former Australian Rally champion and he ran the GMH rally programme which included Peter Brock. Read More

Ray Kershler

Ray Kershler

The average person may not have heard of Ray Kershler but motor sport fans were kept in the V8 loop for many years thanks to this committed journalist. Read More

Bob Thorn

Bob Thorn

Bob Thorn was the CEO of Supercheap Auto and a former racer. Leaving the sport and the company several years ago had Speedcafe.com wondering what he was doing these days. Read More

Terry Fullerton

Terry Fullerton

Ayrton Senna described Terry Fullerton as the best he ever drove against. Speedcafe.com spoke to Fullerton about his career and racing against Senna. Read More

Ross Booth

Ross Booth

Ross Booth was once the Ford Motorsport Manager and can be credited with Jamie Whincup and James Courtney signing with Ford teams. Read More

Chris Amon, part 2

Chris Amon, part 2

Chris Amon spent 14 years racing in Formula One. He enjoyed 11 podiums and five poles and drove for the famous Scuderia Ferrari team for three years between 1967 and 1969. Read More

Chris Amon, part 1

Chris Amon, part 1

Chris Amon is one of the jewels in New Zealand’s motor sport crown. In this first part we look at the start of his career and his win at the Le Mans 24 hour race in 1966. Read More

Max Wilson

Max Wilson

Max Wilson was a Formula One test driver that drove Champ Cars and ended up as a V8 Supercar favourite. Speedcafe.com spoke to him in Interlagos. Read More

Anne Gigney

Anne Gigney

From the media, to the Australian Rally Championship, to sharing a drive alongside Peter Brock, few know Rally racing like Anne Gigney. Read More

Kent Youlden

Kent Youlden

Kent Youlden won two Production Car championships in the early 1990s and was one of Australia’s best sports car and touring car drivers. Read More

Jim Palmer

Jim Palmer

Jim Palmer was one of New Zealand’s leading open wheeler racers in the 1960s; he won four Gold Star titles and came second at Bathurst. Speedcafe.com spoke to him. Read More

Niel Allen

Niel Allen

This week we introduce Niel Allen who raced in the 1960s and in 1970 recorded the fastest lap time ever seen at Bathurst, a time that was not broken until 2002. Read More

Graham Hoinville

Graham Hoinville

Graham Hoinville is a former rally car champion, CAMS founder and recently won an Order of Australia Medal for services to motorsport. Read More

Bruce Ellery

Bruce Ellery

Bruce Ellery was the team owner of Steve Ellery Racing, a single car, privateer team that punched above its weight. Speedcafe.com. spoke to Bruce about his V8 career. Read More

Alan Gurr

Alan Gurr

Alan Gurr raced in the Konica championship before getting a full time drive with Britek in 2007. What’s he been doing since then? Speedcafe.com found out. Read More

Sharon Phipps

Sharon Phipps

Sharon Phipps was one of the original racing promo girls; she toured all over the country with the V8s and ran her own business, supplying promo staff to an assortment of teams and sports. Read More

Ken Smith

Ken Smith

Ken Smith is one of New Zealand’s favourite motor racing sons. He‘s been racing for over 50 years, he got Scott Dixon his first international drive and was awarded an MBE for his contribution to the sport Read More

Paul Romano

Paul Romano

Paul Romano made his name in the 1990s when he burst onto the V8 Supercar scene coming second in the ATCC Privateers Cup. What’s he doing now? Speedcafe.com found out. Read More

Frank Matich

Frank Matich

Frank Matich is regarded as one of Australia’s finest racers; he won multiple titles across several championships and built, raced and won in his own cars. Read More

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