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Rare Experience Winners Bright Weekend

The ‘Rare Experience’ was the ultimate money can’t buy motorsport competition for two lucky people to attend the Clipsal 500 as a free offer to any spectator that visited the Rare Spares stand and entered the competition during Summernats 28. The prize included two return flight t... [More]

Project GTS Ready To Win

This stunning Holden HQ GTS or ‘Project GTS’ was the combined project of Bendigo Retro Muscle Cars, Unique Cars Magazine and Rare Spares and has recently been completed. It is now proudly being showcased before being offered as a giveaway car to an extremely lucky Unique Cars subscriber.... [More]

All Ford Sunday

Rare Spares were proud to sponsor the 24th annual Kiwanis All Ford Day. Held on Sunday 15th Feb at Deakin University, Waun Ponds Geelong in Victoria, the All Ford Day  turned on some beautiful summer weather which resulted in the largest event on record.   Over 7,000 spectators ... [More]

Cars and Australia in 1955

Sixty years ago, Australia was a much smaller, simpler nation. World War Two was well and truly in the past and the baby boomer generation were well and truly blossoming. In 1955, the Australian Prime Minister was Robert Menzies,  HMAS Melbourne was commissioned into the Australian Navy and t... [More]

The Annual Picnic at Hanging Rock

It may still conjure thoughts of missing school children in the book and movie by the same title, but Picnic at Hanging Rock is synonymous with a picnic of a different kind. An automotive picnic. Run by the Macedon Ranges and District Motor Club, The Annual Picnic at Hanging Rock is primarily a fun... [More]

Off Season with Jason Bright

Jason Bright finished a respectable 11th in the 2014 V8 Supercar championship after a mixed year which included three pole positions, a race win at the Auckland ITM 500 and an unfortunately spectacular roll over at the Clipsal 500 that made highlight reels across the country. After a huge schedule... [More]

Ford V8 Supercar No More?

After Ford Australia announced in May 2013 that it would be closing its manufacturing operations in Australia by 2016, naturally questions started to be asked about Ford’s continuing involvement in V8 Supercars and its financial support of the factory team Ford Performance Racing. The si... [More]

Crunching Numbers With Classic Car Owners

If you had to take a guess at the percentage of Australia’s driving population that own and drive a car manufacturer between 1950 and 1979, what do you think that figure would be? It may surprise you (or not) that only 0.5% of Australian’s fit into this rare breed of car ownership. Ro... [More]

Shane Jacobson and Classic Cars

Shane Jacobson is a man of many talents. An actor, comedian, writer and director, his resume is long and varied. Shane is also an avid automotive enthusiast, with a slant toward classic machines. For many in Australia, Shane became a household name through the 2006 mockumentary movie ‘Kenny&... [More]