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, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Commentators Lachlan Mansell and Dave Stillwell preview the 2020 Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour.
Last weekend’s Newcastle 500 marked the final round of the turbo-diesel era for the SuperUtes, before the category ushers in a new, V8-powered formula for the 2020 season. There’s no doubt the last couple of years for the series have been – to put it diplomatically – polarising. To see what I mean, just read [...]
“It’s Spider Man versus the Enforcer!” That was how TCR Australia commentator Greg Rust described the battle for the lead in Race 2 of the series’ most recent round at Queensland Raceway. While even casual motorsport fans know the Enforcer is the long-standing tag line for Russell Ingall, the Spider Man reference is somewhat less [...]
Back in the 1990s, when the Australian Super Truck Championship was at its peak, Rodney Crick well and truly established himself as the driver to beat. Up against a high-quality field that included such names as Inky Tulloch, Rob Russell, Luke Sieders, Bob Middleton and Frank Amoroso, Crick was able to win the national title [...]
The 2018-19 Formula E Championship will be more interesting and entertaining than the 2019 Formula 1 Championship. There, I’ve said it. So, you ask, how the hell can electric vehicles – which sound like large-scale remote-control cars – produce a more interesting show than the most prestigious motorsport category in the world, a category that [...]
We previewed last year's Bathurst 12 Hour with a special podcast edition of Chequered Flag Chat and by popular demand, we're back! Join Lachlan Mansell and Dave Stillwell as they bring you a thorough, informative (and sometimes irreverent) analysis of this year's form guide.