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EVENT: All Stars ‘Spring Picnic’ 2012

Car shows have begun to become repetitive. Meeting the same people and seeing the same cars can become tiring, but All Stars aims to change this by diversify the Australian scene and bringing together enthusiasts from all car cultures. Following ‘All Stars at Meguiar’s MotorEx 2012’, last weekend’s ‘Spring Picnic’ brought together an assortment of…

EVENT: World Time Attack Challenge 2012: Day 2

Day 2 of the World Time Attack Challenge 2012 continued with the excitement and controversy following Day 1. Two-time consecutive World Time Attack Challenge winners Team Cyber Evo were at a great disadvantage coming into the 2012 event. They did not get a chance to post a time on Day 1 and so were hindered…

EVENT: World Time Attack Challenge 2012: Day 1

The anticipation for the World Time Attack Challenge 2012 has been building for a year and once again the world’s greatest drivers along with their time attack weapons descended upon Sydney Motorsport Park to grab that seemingly elusive lap to seal the title. However, 2012 would turn out to be a year vastly greater and…

EVENT: Get taught how to drift by Team Orange!

Attention drifters and drift fans! Cars For Hope has one pass for a drift lesson with world-renowned Japanese drift team, Team Orange! This is a very rare opportunity for any JDM fan to be taught personally by Japan D1GP superstars Kumakubo and Suenaga-san. The Team Orange Drift School will take place this Thursday, August 9…

Steven & Veysi S2000

SNAPSHOTS: Steven & Veysi’s S2000 Duo

It is often difficult to find 2 individuals who share many life aspects in common with each other. Steven and Veysi, however, happen to do so: they are both mechanical engineering students; they are both automotive enthusiasts; they both love Hondas; and they both own quality S2000s. Such commonalities have materialised to this pair of…

EVENT: THE-LOWDOWN.com Presents: Showcased 2012

After intense planning from inception just over 6 months ago, last weekend marked the inaugural THE-LOWDOWN.com Presents: Showcased – Sydney. It was a day that automotive enthusiasts from across the east coast of Australia were looking forward to, with many travelling from interstate to attend as many cars would be unveiled, some after months of…

CAMPAIGN: Stories

Cars For Hope invites you to provide others with a first-hand look at depression, anxiety, self-injury, and their associated challenges and triumphs. If you have a story of struggle or inspiration, personal experience with mental illness, or have made a difference to somebody’s life we would love for you to share it. To submit a…

There is Beauty in Scars

Admit it. We all have scars that we’ve been concealing. Scars that kept us from doing what we’ve always wanted to do with our lives. There are the physical scars that kept us from wearing that beautiful, supposedly flattering dress. There are the pimple scars that need tons of concealers, the kind of scars your…

EVENT: Jamboree Sydney 2012

Jamboree, an event run by Ray Box and the Sport Compact Group, has been the premier event, if not the only event for Australian sport compact drag racing for over 20 years. Being held inaugurally in Queensland at Willowbank Dragway and holding a special place in the hearts of those who have raced there since…

FEATURE: Brandon’s Supercharged DC2R Build: Part 1

I’ve personally known Brandon since the 7th grade. We actually went to high school together for that matter. But as many have experienced in their lifetime, things happen, people move away and sometimes you just lose contact with your friends and family. My stark memory of Brandon was that he was a Rugby League player…