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Chequered Flag Chat – Formula Ford

The Australian Formula Ford Championship has been in existence for more than half a century and it’s still going strong. In our category critique, we look at Formula Ford's history, advantages and disadvantages and investigate why it has such an amazing record for breeding future stars of the sport. 2015 Australian Formula Ford Champion Cameron [...]

By |2020-07-21T14:46:29+10:00July 21st, 2020|Chequered Flag Chat|Comments Off on Chequered Flag Chat – Formula Ford

Chequered Flag Chat – Chris Lewis-Williams

The Benalla Auto Club is unique among Australian car clubs in that it owns not just one, but two permanent racing circuits – Winton and Wakefield Park. It also controls the Australian Auto Sport Alliance (the AASA) and the Australian Motor Racing Series (the AMRS). Our guest this week is the CEO of the BAC [...]

By |2020-07-15T18:06:36+10:00July 15th, 2020|Chequered Flag Chat|Comments Off on Chequered Flag Chat – Chris Lewis-Williams

Chequered Flag Chat – COVID Conversation

What will the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic be on the Australian motorsport industry? How will the current circumstances change the progression pathways for young racing drivers aspiring to forge a professional career? How will state and national categories be affected? On this episode of Chequered Flag Chat, Lachlan Mansell and Dave Stillwell tackle the [...]

By |2020-07-07T18:13:26+10:00July 7th, 2020|Chequered Flag Chat|Comments Off on Chequered Flag Chat – COVID Conversation

Chequered Flag Chat – Lucy Hatton

Lucy Hatton is an experienced motorsport timekeeper, who has officiated at some of Australia’s highest level motorsport events including the Supercars Championship and Bathurst 12 Hour. As well as explaining her journey from car enthusiast to motorsport official, Lucy discusses the evolution of timing technology. WARNING: some aspects of this podcast reach three pens in [...]

By |2020-06-23T17:04:21+10:00June 23rd, 2020|Chequered Flag Chat|Comments Off on Chequered Flag Chat – Lucy Hatton

Chequered Flag Chat – Garth Walden

When it comes to motorsport, Garth Walden has done a bit of everything. He's raced V8 Supercars in the main-game, including a start in the Bathurst 1000. He’s also raced production and improved production cars, GT cars, Porsches, Radicals, Sports Sedans, LMP3 cars and won the World Time Attack Challenge three times. These days, Garth [...]

By |2020-06-16T12:34:25+10:00June 16th, 2020|Chequered Flag Chat|Comments Off on Chequered Flag Chat – Garth Walden

Chequered Flag Chat – Gerald McDornan

Gerald McDornan may not be widely known outside of the motorsport industry, but he is one of the key figures responsible for ensuring motorsport has received the widespread mainstream media coverage it deserves. In Part 1 of his chat with Lachy Mansell, Gerald talked about his introduction to motorsport media and commentary through drag racing, [...]

By |2020-05-21T14:44:39+10:00May 19th, 2020|Chequered Flag Chat|Comments Off on Chequered Flag Chat – Gerald McDornan

Chequered Flag Chat – Geoff Emery

With a total of 10 national titles across three different categories, Geoff Emery is arguably the most successful non-professional driver in Australian motorsport history. In our chat, Geoff tells the stories of his introduction to motorsport through the Commodore Cup national series, his progression to the Supercars Development Series and his more recent exploits in [...]

By |2020-05-11T20:39:33+10:00May 11th, 2020|Chequered Flag Chat|Comments Off on Chequered Flag Chat – Geoff Emery

Podcast: Matt Baragwanath Part 2

In Part 2 of our chat with AMRS Series Manager Matt Baragwanath, we discuss the challenges he encountered during his time as manager at Wakefield Park, his role with the Australian Grand Prix corporation and his goals for the development of the Australian Motor Racing Series (AMRS). Listen via: Apple Podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/chequered-flag-chat/id1341585141 Spotify Podcasts [...]

By |2020-05-21T14:45:00+10:00May 5th, 2020|Chequered Flag Chat|Comments Off on Podcast: Matt Baragwanath Part 2

Podcast: Matt Baragwanath Part 1

In the first of a two-part feature podcast with AMRS Series Manager Matt Baragwanath, we cover the initial foundations of his love of motorsport and historic racing, and discuss how he gave up a successful career in real estate sales to pursue his racing passion, which ultimately led to his career in motorsport administration and [...]

By |2020-04-28T16:49:26+10:00April 28th, 2020|Chequered Flag Chat|Comments Off on Podcast: Matt Baragwanath Part 1