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    Motorsport: Porsche Australia racing chief dies in crash
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    The motor racing community in Australia was saddened today to learn of the passing of Jamey Blaikie, a longtime racing administrator and former motorsport director for Porsche in Australia. A former racing driver in his own right, Blaikie was better known for his instrumental role in starting ...

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    Motorsport: Ford pulling out of V8 Supercars after 2015
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    Australian racing fans are staring down the end of an era as news breaks that Ford will no longer participate in the V8 Supercars series. Although the official announcement has yet to be made, the decision – as reported widely in the automotive press Down Under and in global motorsport ...

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    Report: Aussie retailers pulling updated Grand Theft Auto V from shelves
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    GTA V features an "R18+" rating in Australia, the equivalent of a "Mature" rating in North America. The re-release of Grand Theft Auto V hasn't only shoved the open-world title back into the spotlight, but it's portrayal of sex, violence and crime is getting a closer look, leading some stores ...

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    Motorsport: Lexus considering V8 Supercars racing program
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    Just a few years ago, Holden and Ford were the only manufacturers competing in Australia's V8 Supercars series. But those days were left long ago in a cloud of smoke on the track, and are only disappearing even further in the rearview mirror as the latest intel suggests Lexus could be ready to ...

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    Official: Ford reveals all-new Everest SUV at Asia-Pacific forum [w/poll]
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    While the Explorer may have shifted from a truck-based sport-ute to a car-based crossover, Ford still offers buyers on the other side of the Pacific a Ranger-based SUV in the form of the Everest. And at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit in Beijing, the Blue Oval revealed the ...

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    Video: Aussie cameraman gets confession then carjacked
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    Often the key to a gripping story is being at the right place at the right time. An Australian news cameraman proved that when he stopped by the side of the road by a clearly distraught man with motorcycle, and it turned into a high-speed pursuit. In the video from USA Today, the biker initially ...

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    Report: Top Gear's Clarkson in trouble again over beer tweet
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    Ah, if we had a nickel for every time we wrote this sentence, we'd be quite well off – Jeremy Clarkson is in trouble again. The notorious host of the BBC's wildly successful Top Gear, Clarkson's latest controversy surrounds a tweet he sent while filming a special for the show in northern ...

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    Official: Holden Sandman V8 Supercar concept celebrates at Surfers Paradise [w/video]
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    Even if it only ever made it Stateside as a coupe (Pontiac GTO) and sedan (Chevy SS), GM's Australian division Holden offers its Commodore in a number of bodystyles: sedan, wagon, even a truck-bedded ute. And what's more, Aussie buyers can (for now, at least) even get each of those bodystyles in ...

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    Video: Ticking motorcycle in Sydney prompts massive bomb squad reaction
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    Australia is very much on edge. Last week, the country prevented a potentially gruesome terror plot by religious extremists supporting the Islamic State that sought to hold public beheadings in two of the country's cities. Earlier this week, meanwhile, ISIS called on its followers to kill ...

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    Video: Top Gear pits V8 supercar against stunt plane, Komatsu tractor
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    Traditional motorsports pit a bunch of roughly equivalent vehicles over a course to find out which driver has the most skill and which car has the right tweaks to score a victory against the competitors. But Top Gear is anything but traditional. It decided to stage two very different kinds of ...

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