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Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix 2014

January 30, 2014 by  
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The Formula 1 season kicks off in Australia at the Albert Park street course in Melbourne. The race consists of 58 laps around the 5.303 km circuit with 16 turns. Michael Schumacher set the lap record for this race in 2004 with a time of 1:24.125….

2013 F1 Australian Grand Prix

January 30, 2013 by  
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As the kick-off event of the 2013 Formula 1 Grand Prix Season, the Australian Grand Prix will take place over a distance of 307.574 km…

Formula One Australian Grand Prix 2012

January 24, 2012 by  
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The 2012 Formula One season kicks off with the Australian Grand Prix on 18 March. Practice sessions begin on Friday, 16 March. This is followed by the Qualifying round on Saturday, 17 March. The race consists of 58 laps around a 5.303 km circuit, totalling 307.574 km.

V8 Supercars Acquired by Archer Capital

May 19, 2011 by  
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The majority shares of V8 Supercars Australia Auto Racing Championship will now be controlled by Archer Capital, and the series is valued at an estimated $316 million. Archer Capital is based in Sydney and funds Australian Motor Racing Partners Pty Limited. The organization will now own sixty percent of the series. The remaining forty percent of the V8 Supercars will be retained by the management holding and teams. Even though Archer Capital has taken on some debt in taking over the series, Andrew Gray, Director of the Australian Motor Racing Partners, expressed his optimism in regard to the takeover.

Podium for Vettel in Australia

March 30, 2011 by  
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Sebastian Vettel once again proved that he is a champion by winning the Australian Grand Prix on Sunday 27 March 2011. In 2010 he became F1 world champion, and together with Mark Webber, his team mate, he assisted in securing the Constructors Championships for the Red Bull team. Born in Germany on 3 July 1987, he was the youngest runner up in 2009 when Jenson Button won the title. Now it seems that his flawless driving and natural talent is putting him back into contention for winning the 2011 Formula One season.

Townsville 400

February 10, 2011 by  
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The popular Townsville 400 is a renowned V8 Super Car Event. The race takes place on a track with a circuit length of 2.87km, with an average speed of 140kph. The event consists of two 200km races. Be sure to catch the action! Date: 9 to 11 July 2011 Venue: Townsville circuit City: Townsville State: [...]

Powercruise

February 10, 2011 by  
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Powercruise is the top modified car event in Australia and New Zealand, which has now expanded to the United States. This thrilling event sees fans driving their cars alongside modified street machines, drag cars, hot rods and imports. Other highlights of the show include powerskids, drifting, off-street drags, burnouts, show ans shine, Miss Powercruise and [...]

Mark Webber

March 23, 2010 by  
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Australian Formula One driver Mark Alan Webber was born on 27 August 1976 in the New South Wales’ town of Queanbeyan in Australia. His father a motorcycle dealer, Mark Webber began racing motorcycles at a young age. In 1991 he decided to start karting, winning the New South Wales state championship two years later in [...]

Armidale Motor Show 2009

September 15, 2009 by  
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The 2009 Armidale Motor Show is gearing up to be an event that motoring enthusiasts should not miss out on. There is something for everyone at the show and will feature a range of vehicles of various shapes and colors such as vintage vehicles, street machines and hotrods, but there will also be motorcycles and [...]

Button makes history

March 30, 2009 by  
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Sunday, 29 March 2009, was a very important day for the Brawn GP racing team, as it was to be their debut as a Formula One racing team, and the stakes were high. After Honda decided that they no longer wanted to be a part of F1, Ross Brawn, the team principle took the chance to take over the team and see how far they could go. It is obvious that the change is exactly what the team needed, as they exploded on the Melbourne track for the Australian Grand Prix.

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