FEEDING THE COMMERCIAL BEAST

Dale Rodgers April 4, 2019

SPONSORSHIP - or in this new age of marketing jargon, 'partnerships' - represents the life blood of professional Motor Sports. WORDS: DALE RODGERS IMAGES: Supplied,

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F1 AT SPEED – THE VIEW FROM TRACKSIDE

Dale Rodgers March 15, 2019

FORMULA ONE cars at speed are like nothing else. Forget the arguments on Power Units, of a monotone exhaust note, halos and too many aero

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THE LIFE AND TIMES OF MARK LARKHAM – PART TWO

Dale Rodgers October 5, 2018

WE PICK up the Mark Larkham story as our hero, now backed with Mitre 10 dollars, enters the world of ‘wings and slicks’ racing.. To

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THE LIFE AND TIMES OF MARK LARKHAM – PART ONE

Dale Rodgers October 4, 2018

CHARACTERS. Every Aussie sport has them. Week after week our favourite sports personalities take to the field of play. They can be dominant, supremely talented

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RODGERS: HEROES AND VILLAINS

Richard Craill February 7, 2018

“Skaife is in the wall. Did he have some issue with Russell Ingall, I wonder?’” asks Leigh Diffey on the telecast of the 2003 V8

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RODGERS: ARE THE BRANDS FRIEND OR FOE?

Richard Craill November 3, 2017

ARE the auto manufacturer’s friends or foes of motorsport?   No matter which category of motorsport captures your interest, invariably the words ‘manufacturer support’ will

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RODGERS: A calendar shuffle

Richard Craill October 12, 2017

Could a rethink of the Supercars calendar usher a new era?    Motorsport is predominantly played out around the world in the summer, right? Formula

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RODGERS: THE AERO OBSESSION

Richard Craill September 19, 2017

Is the aero obsession in Motorsports hindering the entertainment?   One of Dick Johnson’s greatest quotes was, ‘the only thing you get from looking backwards

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