Here’s Your Chance to Join a 24 Hours of Lemons Team with Other GTPlanet Members

As you may have read previously on the site, back in May GTPlanet member Brad McClaren (McClarenDesign) made the trip from Oklahoma, USA to Auckland, NZ (a trip of over 7,500 miles) to race with Hooncorp in the New Zealand 24 Hours of Lemons. Driving the #137 Commodore, Brad managed to survive the dark, the rain, and the opposition, with the team finishing 22nd amongst a field of 53 starters. The second Hooncorp car on the track, the #37 Pulsar, came 15th...

Classic Australian Touring Cars Honored in Special Coin Collections

Australian Touring Car racing is quite simply some of the best racing you could ever watch. The V8 Supercars series features four-door, family sedans packing naturally aspirated, five-liter V8 engines. These send 645hp straight to the rear wheels. With some of the closest and most intense white-knuckle racing in the world, there’s little wonder it’s so popular...

How I Drove New Zealand’s Very First 24 Hour Race (And Lived to Tell the Tale)

24 hour endurance races are quite simply the pinnacle of circuit racing. Man and machine are pushed to their very limit in the ultimate test of finding the perfect balance of speed and staying power. Braving the daylight cycle, the elements, and the opposition, the racing is fierce and the stakes high; surviving the entire 24 hours is the sweetest success for most of the competitors...