All posts by Josh Barnett

Josh Barnett specialises in motorsport and road testing. His passion for cars is long and wide, and his experience is just as impressive. Josh's work has appeared in titles such as Street Commodores and Fox Sports.

Will Davison takes pole for 2012 Bathurst 1000

Oct 06, 2012

While qualifying has little significance in a 1000km race, Ford Performance Racing driver Will Davison took out an exciting top 10 shootout on Mt Panorama, securing pole position. After qualifying fourth yesterday, Davison was the...

Sebastian Vettel secures pole for 2012 Japanese Formula 1 Grand Prix

Oct 06, 2012

For the first time in the 2012 season Red Bull Racing will fill the front row at the Japanese Grand Prix at Suzuka. World champion Sebastian Vettel pipped Aussie teammate Mark Webber for pole. McLaren...

Ford legend Dick Johnson reminices ‘the rock’ incident

Oct 06, 2012

The rock incident that ended the dreams (and race) of Queensland racing car driver Dick Johnson during the 1980 Bathurst 1000 is arguably one of the most famous moments in the illustrious 50-year history of...

TeamVodafone’s Jamie Whincup on provisional pole for 2012 Bathurst 1000

Oct 06, 2012

Jamie Whincup was again the man at the top of the timesheets at the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000, this time in qualifying after yesterday’s practice. While the TeamVodafone driver blitzed the field to take provisional...

TeamVodafone’s Jamie Whincup tops first day of 2012 Bathurst 1000

Oct 05, 2012

TeamVodafone Holden V8 Supercar driver Jamie Whincup has finished fastest on the first day of the 2012 Supercheap Bathurst 1000. The reigning V8 Supercars champion posted a best of 2.07.3565s, some 0.46 seconds faster than...

Michael Schumacher retires from Formula 1 racing, again

Oct 05, 2012

Michael Schumacher has decided to retire from Formula One at the end of the 2012 season. The news comes just after it was announced Lewis Hamilton would be driving for the Mercedes F1 team for...

Lewis Hamilton signs at Mercedes F1 for 2013, replacing Michael Schumacher

Sep 28, 2012

It’s been officially confirmed; former world champion Lewis Hamilton will drive Mercedes F1 from the 2013 season, taking Michael Schumacher’s seat. The British driver’s seat will replaced by Sauber driver Sergio Perez at McLaren Mercedes,...

V8 Supercars get 50th anniversary liveries for 2012 Bathurst 1000

Sep 28, 2012

The V8 Supercars will hit the famous Mt Panorama circuit in less than a week, and being the 50th running of the ‘Great Race’ at Bathurst, many teams will be covering their cars in one-off...

Sebastian Vettel wins 2012 Singapore Formula 1 Grand Prix

Sep 24, 2012

Reigning world champion Sebastian Vettel has won an incident-packed 2012 Singapore Formula One Grand Prix under lights. McLaren driver Lewis Hamilton led the race from pole and appeared to be running away into the darkness,...

2013 Holden Racing Team V8 Supercar COTF unveiled

Sep 20, 2012

While Mercedes-Benz and Nissan have been the focus surrounding the 2013 V8 Supercar season, Holden Racing Team has unveiled its entry using the Car of the Future platform. Reigning Bathurst winner Nick Percat put the...

TeamVodafone’s Craig Lowndes, Warren Luff win V8 Supercars Sandown 500

Sep 16, 2012

TeamVodafone drivers Craig Lowndes and Warren Luff have taken out the first V8 Supercars endurance race of 2012 at the Dick Smiths 500 at Sandown Raceway. The talking point of the race however was what...

Holden Cruze set to make Aussie Racing Car debut at Gold Coast 600

Sep 13, 2012

Holden’s best-selling car, the Cruze, will make its Australian racing debut (albeit a pint-sized version of it) at the Gold Coast 600 V8 Supercars event in the FW1 Aussie Racing Car Series. (rendered image) Based...