What's Happening in Craig's World - October 2017
Bathurst 2017 was certainly not the sort of day we were looking for this year. If you saw it, you will know that the race was held in atrocious conditions … after three days of dry running during practice and qualifying, raceday dawned very cool and sure enough, just as the formalities on the grid finished, the rain started. Bathurst is always about strategy but the arrival of rain mean that the teams up and down pit lane had to reassess their starting driver and game plan when the race was declared ‘full wet’ for the start.
TEAM TOYO TAKES OFF-ROAD CHAMPIONSHIP
Team Toyo driver Danny Brown and navigator George Apted are 2017 ARB Australian Off-Road Racing Series champions. Racing on Toyo Open Country M/T-R, Brown and Apted claimed third outright at the Pines Enduro, winning the pair outright championship honours in Australia’s premier off-road racing series. The team dominated the six-race championship season with only a single change of tyres.
CLIMBKHANA: PRESENTED BY TOYO TIRES
Climbkhana: A film that pits man against mountain. 14,000 feet vs. a 1,400 horsepower, twin turbo methanol-fueled machine.
WHY CHOOSE TYREPOWER?
In 1977, 10 independent tyre retailers banded together to create a company that provides exceptional tyres and service to customers. After 40 years in the industry, Tyrepower continues to provide customers with the same quality tyres that keep you safe on the road.
CHECKLIST FOR THE GREAT AUSTRALIAN ROAD TRIP
There is nothing better than packing your car with belongings and heading off on a road trip. Australia is home to some of the most picturesque scenery in the world. Whether you love surfing at the beach, hiking up the mountains or escaping to the country, Australians love a good road trip.
TOP CAR TRENDS 2017
At the halfway point of 2017, the motoring business has seen some interesting trends emerge that are revolutionising the industry. Some for the better, while others are questionable. However, when new trends emerge, many tend to stick around and evolve. Here we have listed some of the latest trends to hit the car scene in both Australia and abroad.
COMMON MISTAKES TO AVOID DAMAGING YOUR TYRES
Whether you drive everyday or use your car sparingly, your need to ensure your tyres are well maintained to get the most out of them. You spend good money to keep your car on the road, so it is essential that your tyres are treated with the same care.
MUST HAVE CAR GADGETS OF 2017
Your driving experience is going to change forever with the latest and greatest car gadgets being released in 2017. Not only are these gadgets affordable, they are helping drivers with their overall driving experience.
PUT A BRAKE ON IT - GET YOUR BRAKES TESTED
You are driving to work on a Tuesday morning on the freeway, when suddenly the car in front of you brakes. In that instance, you only have a split second to do the same. After the shock wears off, you realise just how close you were to having an accident. Now just imagine for a moment if your brakes hadn’t been able to cope with the sudden halt. What would have happened?
WHAT’S HAPPENING IN CRAIG’S WORLD
Many things play their part in motor racing success, most importantly performance, preparation and people. Get that mix right and you will be visiting the top step of the podium regularly.
What's happening in Craig's World
Over the past couple of decades or so I have been incredibly lucky, and humbled, by the fact that I have won races at just about every track in Australia.
Questions to ask your mechanic
Many car owners know that it’s important to have your car serviced on a regular basis, but how many actually understand the work performed during a service and how it is beneficial for your car?