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2015 Porsche Cayman


Marree, population 60, at the junction of the Oodnadatta and Birdsville tracks, became famous last week. Made it Marree Made it to Marree, barely. Mounted on the wall of the Marree Hotel, next to a sign pointing to the Tom Kruse Room 



On the 548km drive from Marree to Birdsville on what is without doubt the rockiest, harshest, most inhospitable piece of road in the known universe including Mars, Jupiter and Uranus, we were discussing why Birdsville was named Birdsville.


This about sumps it up

It was as if the almighty had wreaked his revenge for the Priscilla theme night at the Silverton Hotel the previous night. The sight of 140 men dressed as tacky women and 60 women dressing up as men dressing as tacky women would have angered any higher being.


One of the many colourful vehicles at this year’s SBR

f you’re hanging around Canberra with nothing to do this morning, come down and join us at the Questacon carpark for the start of the Shitbox Rally at 9.30am.


Jeff McDonald’s Shitbox Rally Nissan.

I know we rabbit on here about really expensive cars selling at auctions in very expensive and exotic locations (with free drinks), but there are alternatives. For instance you could buy a real Lancia Delta Integrale HF Turbo Martini for about $190,000 or have Adelaide’s Je...


BE excited, readers! It’s only about 49 sleeps to the start of this year’s Shitbox Rally, the highlight of the global motorsport calendar where more than 200 cars costing no more that $1000 will try to travel the 3600km from Canberra to Townsville via the Birdsville T...


Once again it’s Shitbox Rally time and once gain I’m sending you this email because I want your money. Not a lot of it, but enough so that together we’ll help my team help the Cancer Council as we drive the 3600km from Canberra to Townsville via the Birdsville T...

Monaco Grand Prix 1962

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