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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]

Time with a Legend: Howard Astill

Howard Astill has gone all the way from casually modifying his XC Ford Falcon panel van in the late 70’s, to achieving one of the highest honours in the street machine world, the Summernats Grand Champion, not once but on three occasions.  More recently Howard was honoured again, this tim... [More]

Auto One Rare Spares Super Saturday

Auto One Rare Spares Roxburgh Park held a ‘Super Saturday Sale’ as a Christmas get together that provided customers the opportunity to stock up on gifts and car parts before the break and take in all the activities and special guests in attendance. Held on 13th December, the all day sa... [More]

What's In Your Garage?

What’s In Your Garage What’s in your garage? That’s what Rare Spares is excited to know. With potentially thousands of garages and sheds around the country containing so many interesting and uncompleted projects, Rare spares set up a promotion to find out what is out there. &... [More]

Bathurst vs Bathurst: A Tale of Two Events with John Bowe

Aussie motor racing legend and Rare Spares ambassador John Bowe is certainly well versed in two special Australian motor races, The Bathurst 1000 and the Bathurst 12 Hour.

Bowe has spent 30 years venturing to Mount Panorama, completing more laps around the circuit than most and winning ‘The Great Race’ twice and the Bathurst 12 Hour on three occasions. [More]

Time with a Legend

When it comes to custom car creation and engineering for street machines and hot rods, Rod Hadfield and his Castlemaine Rod Shop is one of the best in the business, revered for the quality of workmanship and amazing machinery coming out of the shop. Rod is a true legend in the scene and there is not much he hasn’t seen or done when it comes to car modification, so he sat down with Rare Spares to discuss his love of cars. [More]

The Love of a Mustang

The Ford Mustang is arguably one of the world’s most iconic cars and by the end of 2015, the Mustang will be once again heading for Australian shores.

With the ending of the locally produced Falcon and the associated performance models of FPV, Ford will be missing a performance model to sell to Australian consumers and the Ford faithful. This is where the famous Mustang re-enters the equation and will resume a love affair that has existed in Australia for 50 years. [More]