Plus, a some coverage on a little-known race called Bathurst.
When we’re not creating it ourselves, the CarAdvice team spends a lot of time finding and consuming motoring content from all over the world.
Here’s a handful of the articles, videos and social media posts that most caught our eye last week. Some of them are brand-new, others have been online for a while.
Enjoy them – just not too much, okay?
Highlights: Race 25 2018, Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000
Before we get into stories about the drivers, race and teams, you might as well catch up on the race highlights. This year didn’t quite the grandstand finishes to which we’ve become accustomed, but Craig Lowndes winning was a heartwarming result for one of the sport’s legends.
Check out the highlights here
Erasing my Bathurst regret – David Reynolds, PlayersVoice
Regret is a horrible thing to live with. That’s what winning last year’s Bathurst 1000 freed me from. For five years, I’d wished I could jump in a time machine, back to the last few laps of 2012. I would have fired it down the inside of Jamie Whincup to take the lead on the final lap.
David Reynolds had a tough day at the office on Sunday. Before he set out to defend his 2017 title, the Erebus Racing driver penned this fascinating story about finishing second, and then finding the top step of the podium at Australia’s biggest race.
Have a read here
What Makes Singer and Williams’s Reimagined 911 So Wild – Preston Lerner, Road&Track
It’s like one of those unsettling dreams where everything seems familiar but nothing makes sense: The car is obviously a Porsche 911, instantly recognisable to serious students of the marque as a 964, manufactured from 1989 to 1994. But the details don’t compute.
Read up on the hottest Porsche resto-mod in town here
Russian conspiracy exposed – SniffPetrol
A new investigation has blown the lid off a sensational Kremlin conspiracy and revealed the incredible truth that the Russian Grand Prix is extremely boring.
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