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Weekend Australian Racing Team (WART) LeMons Rally Entry

The 1934 MG Q Types were the super racers of their day.

Buckle up. Hang on. It’s going to be a very bumpy ride this morning as we roar through the weirdest F1 in modern history, Mazdagate, some great road trips, the world’s best motor museum (at the moment) and skim through the pick of the US motor magazines

Jaguar XK120

You don’t face the choices I do. Look at the conflict this weekend. There’s carzamania on the Monterey Peninsula with the Pebble Beach Concours, multi-million-dollar car auctions, the Monterey Motorsports Reunion, the Concours d’Lemons and much, much, more

Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse (credit Patrick Ernzen, Courtesy of Mecum Auctions)

Great to see so many of you last Sunday at the Marulan Cheap Car Challenge 4 Hour Enduro, with one hour off for lunch in the track’s cafe, which has the best old-fashioned hamburgers in the world. First off, they are all home made. Second off, the bun is about three times t...


Good morning, culture headsToday we are going to ditch the grease, dirt and raucous noise of the plebeian world of the car for the loftier climes of the arts: painting (pictures, not floors and ceilings), poetry (sentences where the last words rhyme with each other), books (with ...

1934 De Havilland DH84 Dragon cabin biplane. Credit Keith Wilson @ Bonhams

1936 Alfa Romeo 6C 2300 Supercharged SpecialYou know we’re hitting classic car auction season. That’s the time of the year where I get to go to exotic locations to be sucked up to by the auction people, sit in million-dollar cars, drink expensive drinks and eat even m...

The #63 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Chevrolet Corvette C7.R at Le Mans

Bonjour readers! It’s your correspondent Jean coming almost live from Le Mans, where the 85th running of Le 24 Heures du Mans saw incroyable racing in the world’s most recognised and prestigious automotive event


You know in Homer’s Odyssey where Odysseus goes through all those tests before he wins through at the end? I particularly like the bit where Homer (Simpson, not the author), who plays Odysseus (or you may know him better as Ulysses) crosses the River Styx and the skeletons ...

Heather and the kids from Urandangi State School

2012 Ferrari 458 GTD_Darin Schnabel (c) 2017 Courtesy Auctions America

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As you know quite a few people believe David Icke’s theory that many of the world’s most prominent figures belong to the Babylonian Brotherhood — a group of shapeshifting reptilian humanoids determined to control the world and establish the New World Order.

Coming to a store near you soon: racing helmets for cats.

Yes, because this is the business section, I am obliged to report on important corporate events like last week’s Daimler annual general meeting where a shareholder, Wilm Diedrich Mueller, got stuck into chairman Manfre

Sydney D'Elegance 2024

John Connolly Motoring Columnist

You’re here because you read Motoring in The Weekend Australian or you made a mistake and were looking for an important John Connolly. Either way, this is really the overflow section of my column, so you will be able to read the latest out of date car news, see lots of photos of cars and merry go rounds that you will never be able to afford and some travel reviews that include some of the worst bars and cafes in the world. Just what you need to help you through the day if you can’t afford the alternative. John [email protected] 

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