Legendary commentator Mike Raymond, who died earlier this month aged 76, was the master of one-liners as Australian motor sport entered the professional era.
Organisers initially proposed a revised, shortened route for the final round of the World Rally Championship but took the decision on Tuesday to abort the race as the Coffs Harbour region braced for extreme fire danger.
Ford driver Scott McLaughlin has secured the 2019 Supercars championship on the same day he had been penalised for an engine rule breach at the Bathurst 1000.
Organisers are scrambling to alter the WRC course at Coffs Harbour and are confident the event will proceed in some form.
Supercars championship leader Scott McLaughlin will have to start Sunday's Sandown 500 from the rear of the grid after an engine rule breach at last month's Bathurst 1000.
A disastrous Sandown showing has all but ended Shane Van Gisbergen's slim Supercars championship title hopes but he isn't giving up.
Supercars championship leader Scott McLaughlin has made a solid return to the track at Sandown, while Jamie Whincup ran off it.
Ford star Scott McLaughlin's car-wrecking crash at the Gold Coast 600 has sharpened his focus on wrapping up this year's Supercars championship.
Drivers have dismissed fears the Gold Coast track is too dangerous despite the tough street circuit taking out two of Supercars' biggest names, with one crash reportedly leaving debris on a nearby hotel balcony.
Van Gisbergen made the most of his rival's absence after the Ford driver crashed out dramatically in qualifying, winning the 102-lap event by 0.17 of a second.
Spanish world champion Marc Marquez won his 11th grand prix of the season after passing Maverick Vinales on the first corner of the final lap at Philip Island.
After a qualifying setback, the Australian MotoGP ace showed new-found fortitude to secure his fourth third-place finish of what has become a breakout season.
Disaster has struck for Scott McLaughlin after the Supercars series leader crashed in qualifying for Gold Coast 600's final race on Sunday.
Vinales scorched around the 4.4-kilometre circuit with a lap of one minute 28.492 seconds, a whopping 0.551s quicker than Yamaha rookie sensation Fabio Quartararo.
For the first time in 11 years, Craig Lowndes has savoured a Supercars victory with Jamie Whincup.
Marc Marquez was adamant. Quizzed over which of his six world championships in seven seasons has been the most impressive, he cut the question off.
Jack Miller has predicted a "significant shake-up" of the MotoGP grid for the 2021 season.
Maverick Vinales has continued his barnstorming run at the Australian MotoGP by recording the fastest time in a third free practice marred by high winds and rain at Phillip Island.
Seven-time Supercars series champion Jamie Whincup has set the pace in opening practice of the Gold Coast 600 as championship leader Scott McLaughlin struggled.
Local hope Jack Miller has started his assault on the 2019 Australian MotoGP in fine form, posting the second-fastest time in the opening free practice session.