The DFL Show: Episode 38 – Team DJR Penske

In Melbourne [ed. note: That’s in Australia, by the way] on Tuesday, 7th February, DJR Team Penske unveiled their new look for the 2017 Supercar Season. On hand were the team’s two newest recruits, new driver Scott McLaughlin and new Pirtek Endurance racer Alex Premat. Both DJR cars will feature the Shell V-Power livery in 2017.

I took the opportunity to have a chat to all four drivers about the new look car and their season ahead. Listen to the Episode below featuring my chats. More photos from the launch are available after the jump. 

The DFL Show – Team DJR Penske

On this edition of the DFL Show Podcast, our man from Australia Joel Strickland speaks with the team from DJR Team Penske about their livery and the season ahead. 

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The DFL Show – Episode 37 – Special Edition Podcast

We have a special edition of the DFL Show for you and it’s very timely relating to the Bathurst 12hr. Correspondent Joel, all the way down in ‘Straya, was lucky enough to spend some time with James Taylor, the Race Director of the Bathurst 12 hour. On this special episode of the podcast we discuss the ins and outs of his role with the event. Enjoy the show…

The DFL Show – Special Edition – Race Director

M-Sport unveils Fiesta Liveries for 2017 Season

Joel Strickland December 29, 2016 Motorsports

The M-Sport team have unveiled their startling livery for their two cars for 2017 World Rally Championship Season.

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2016 HCOTY Nominee: Last Ford Falcon

Let me start by saying that I am nominating the last ever Ford Falcon Sprint as the HCOTY but when it comes to voting you really should vote for the Bowman Odyssey rig because it really is something special. Regardless I will still try and convince you to vote for the Falcon as it is still a worthy nominee.

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Nissan restores classic 80’s Dakar Rally Patrol

This time of year is popular for many different reasons Christmas, Holidays, Cricket, New Years Eve, Sydney to Hobart Yacht race. Well a couple of those are really Australian focused but you get my drift.

One of my favorite events at this time of year is the Dakar Rally, the two-week desert race based in South America, which begins in 2017 on January 2nd from Asunción in Paraguay.

For those new to the Dakar, it is a two-week endurance rally held in the South American countries of Paraguay, Bolivia and Argentina, where competitors compete in different classes, Motorbike, Quad Bike, Car, UTV and Truck. They compete over timed stages across a variety of terrain including sand, mud and rocks.

Prior to 2009 the event was held in Europe and Africa, but due to security and safety of the competitors the event was canceled and in 2008 and then event moved to South America in 2009.

It is the 1987 event which we are focusing on, read more after the jump.

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Extremely Rare Lamborghini Veneno on display in London

Joel Strickland December 23, 2016 All Things Hoon

Lamborghini loves their low run performance model supercars. Back in 2013 Lamborghini created the extremely rare and limited Veneno model.

Built to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Lamborghini, the Veneno is based on the company’s Aventador model. When built the Veneno was one of the world’s most expensive cars, it sold for $4.4 million dollars, only 3 were sold to private collectors with one car retained by Lamborghini.

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Ken Block takes the 2017 Ford Raptor for some fun in the snow

We all know the Ford Raptor is one awesome piece of machinery off road.

But how does it go in the snow?

Ken Block has taken the new 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor for a spin in the snow.

Check out the video after the jump

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Official Trailer release for Fast 8 – The Fate of the Furious Film

Universal Pictures has today released the first trailer for the next installment in the Fast and Furious series of films. The new film is called “The Fate of the Furious” and hits cinemas in April 2017. This will be the first full film post the tragic death of Paul Walker.

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Australia Crowns first Female Rally Champion

Joel Strickland December 1, 2016 Motorsports

Australia recently crowned its first female Australian Rally Champion. Molly Taylor & co-driver Bill Hayes took out the title at the final round at the WRC round Rally Australia.

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Holden actually rebadged as Holden

Joel Strickland November 14, 2016 All Things Hoon

In Australia we see our local Holden Commodore rebadged with Chevrolet bow-tie badges all the time, so it was interesting to see this Chevrolet SS rebadged as a Holden on craigslist.

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