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Sydney 500 and End of Year Wrap

The Aussie Racing Car series wrapped up another exciting year last weekend at the Sydney 500, 33 entries took to the concrete jungle of the Homebush Street circuit.  2015 has been a long year for the pocket rocket class, the teams, families and management have “criss crossed” the country as well as travelling to New Zealand. A new champion has been crowned, Brendon Pingel from Gatton Queensland took out the competition, this first time a Queenslander has ever done so.  And with a record 33 point lead over Victorian Chris Stevenson, "our lead is the biggest ever seen in the 18 year history of the Aussies, that’s pretty cool, it’s been a tough year and a tougher final round" said Brendon after the last race.…

Scott McLaughlin supports the Cure for MND Foundation

V8Supercar driver Scott McLaughlin is getting behind the Cure for MND Foundation after meeting a great fan of his, Shane who had MND and passed away from the disease just a few months after Scott met him. “It hit me pretty hard, he was a really nice guy, what hits me most about the whole thing was he knew completely what was going on, his brain was continually working but everything shuts down around it, it’s a pretty sad disease and to be a part of it, and to understand it and know what’s going on is pretty special to me” said McLaughlin at Phillip Island yesterday. The Foundation President Ian Davis who is battling MND himself said “It’s fantastic to have Scott join us…