"Everything old was new again" across the June long weekend at Sydney Motorsport Park for the new Sydney Classic Speed Festival. The inaugural event focused on the Golden Era of racing in the ‘60s and ‘70s, showcasing its fantastic cars and even some of the fabulous drivers!
Spekture couldn't wait to see this
Open wheeled racing is nothing new to the motor city. Between 1982 and 1988 Detroit hosted a race on the Formula 1 circuit. The Detroit Grand Prix, in its early existence, saw the likes of "the professor" Alain Prost and the legendary Ayrton Senna take victories here on the streets
As the warmer months of summer dwindle here in Australia, disappointment slowly sets in amongst motoring enthusiasts. Many are forced to accept the realisation that the end of car show and event season is upon us! Whilst many of the circuit racing and professional race championships are still in full
This weekend saw the 2017 QBE Insurance Festival of Speed kick off at Sydney Motorsport Park. Formally known as the Barry Sheene Festival of Speed, 2017 marked the 14th year of the world-class historic motorcycle race in Australia. The event itself however is much more than just a motorcycle race.
It's March once again and the start of the Spring season in the states. For the gearheads it means getting out of the garage finally and putting those winter projects to the test. Spring also signifies the abundance of car shows, meets, track days, and competitions! There are several flagship
Life in the fast lane is what Texas Speed Syndicate is all about. On Sunday, February 26th, 30 high performance drivers from across the country with their mean, track eating machines headed off to Royal Purple Raceway in Baytown, Texas for the opportunity to experience that during the Q30 event.
I love Bathurst… Whether its club car racing, GTs, open wheelers, Australia’s Supercar Series, or the annual 12hr event, the layout and technical aspects of the circuit always makes for an entertaining race. This place holds the type of mystique and character of famous tracks such as Spa and the
The weekend of December 1st - 4th saw the running of the inaugural MotorWorld Sydney event; an interactive automotive festival showcasing manufacturer's latest offerings in motoring technology. Spekture was invited along to Thursday's media day at Sydney Motorsport Park to sample some of the cars on show, and to experience the
Sydney Motorsport Park recently hosted the final round of the 2016 Shannons Nationals, incorporating the Gold Start Australian Formula 3 championship. The event was well attended across all classes including the Kerrick Sports Sedan Series, Australian Sports Racer Series, Australian Production Car Series, and the Australian Superkart Nationals. The drivers
The morning of the final Friction Motorsports drift round, on November 12, dawned freezing cold. The Perry Racing 240 was on the trailer and the truck was loaded. My husband and I, along with our friends who were playing pit crew for the day, bundled up and hit the road.
Today Formula 1 drivers will take the fight to each other in Mexico, a week after entertaining fans here in the US. Last week I attended the USGP at the awesome Circuit of the Americas track in in Austin, TX. I decided to share my experience with the Spekture vewiers!
What better way to celebrate the Lamborghini heritage, than by unleashing those raging bulls and letting them stretch their legs out on the track while also giving back for a wonderful cause while you do it? That's exactly what went down out at the Royal Purple Raceway in Baytown, TX.
The Bathurst 1000 has long been Australia’s premier motorsport race – An endurance race of 1000km (620 mi) that forms a round of the Australian Supercar championship. Dubbed “The Great Race” it was first held in the rural town of Bathurst in 1963 and has since been an integral part
It was a warm 88F (31c) in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA. I've been fascinated with drifting since it started to be known thanks to the ever expanding internet at the time. (Hint: Youtube had only been out for about 18 months. I'M NOT THAT OLD!) So I caught wind of
With the cooler weather approaching, car show season begins to ramp up here in the Houston area. First one for the fall show season is usually the Import Face-Off car show and drag event at Royal Purple Raceway in Baytown. Initially the show was supposed to be in October, but
A dream of mine is to someday say I have been lucky enough to visit all the Grand Prix on the FIA Formula 1 calendar. That’s a tough ask for anyone, particularly anyone living outside of Europe. So to even consider such a goal living in Australia is even more
It was a warm day in the heartland and today another Import Face-Off event came to Thunder Valley Raceway in Noble, Oklahoma. Don't know what IFO is? Import Face-Off is a series of race and show inspired events. It features a full on car/truck/bike show, 1/4 drag racing, audio competitions,
I some time ago, I attended the Import Face-Off car show at Royal Purple Raceway in Baytown. I had ordered a group of parts and was hoping to a new look to debut at this show. Well, it didn’t come together as planned, so I drove the Veloster as it