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  Winners of the 2015 International Historic Motoring Awards are announced The 2015 International Historic Motoring Awards winners are revealed Lifetime Achievement (sponsored by Richard Mille): Dan Gurney Car of the Year:  Fiat S76 ‘The Beast of Turin’ Club of the Year (sponsored by Footman James): Benjafield’s Racing...

International Cars Set to Dazzle Crowds at 2017 Phillip Island Classic Historic Race With high levels of interest from UK and European motor racing enthusiasts and owners of cars with international motor sport provenance, the 2017 event at Phillip Island will live on as one of...

With the focus on ‘big banger’ sports cars, the 24th Historic Sandown meeting on November 6-8 will pay tribute to the great Australian driver and constructor, Frank Matich. The Sydneysider did locally what fellow Australian Jack Brabham did internationally. Matich rejected several offers to drive overseas,...

The Annual Wings and Wheels event [No.15] in support of The Australian National Aviation Museum, is scheduled for November 14th & 15th 2015 to be held at Moorabbin Airport. This is the weekend after Historic Sandown. When: November 14th-15th 2015 Where: Moorabbin Aero Musuem 1 Second Avenue...

2014 HISTORIC SANDOWN The Victorian Historic Racing Register, organizers of the annual Historic Sandown meeting, will pay tribute to its late patron Sir Jack Brabham on November 8 and 9. Brabham, Australia’s most celebrated racing driver, died on 19 May this year aged 88 years, and his...

  The Coad Family of Drivers Owners over 50 Years by Lloyd Shaw This story cannot be told without introducing Frank’s older brother George, father of George Jnr & Grandfather of Johanne. George Snr was a mechanic with extraordinary skills. Apparently- inherited from his father whose first owned...

        Karl Maybach by Harry Nieman. This book will be of intense interest to historic racing enthusiasts as Karl Maybach’s engines powered the famous Australian Specials built in the 1950’s for Stan Jones. The Maybach family name was associated with the German Auto Industry from the very...

Shannons Insurance will get into the spirit of this year’s 25th Anniversary Phillip Island Classic Festival of Motor Sport with its largest-ever presence at the motoring enthusiasts’ event since its inception. On top of the 500 racing, sports and touring cars competing at this year’s ‘Classic,...