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9 June 2018 3:00 AM HRNSW reveal rising stars for Nick Dewar memorial series

The future of the sport will once again be on show in the Nick Dewar Memorial Rising Stars series in the week leading up to Breeders’ Challenge day on July 1. Harness Racing NSW announced 10 drivers, led by last year’s winner Ellen Rixon, to complete in the series, which will have heats in Young, Bathurst, Bankstown and Newcastle at the end of the month 11

22 March 2018 5:38 AM Ricciardo ready to bring back 'shoey'

Daniel Ricciardo has banned his signature move, the celebratory "shoey", since July last year. But he says an unsuspecting guest better get ready to drink from his boot should he enjoy a maiden win at Albert Park on Sunday. Ricciardo said heading into last year's Formula One race at Silverstone that he felt he had "dug a hole" for himself after his podium 33

10 February 2018 3:33 AM Investment gamble pays off as Matt Campbell lands Porsche Le Mans deal

Australia's Matt Campbell is set to follow in Mark Webber's footsteps, taking on the World Endurance Championship and 24 Hours of Le Mans with Porsche. The newly minted Porsche junior started life as a factory-backed racing driver by outgunning highly-fancied racers in identical 911 GT3 R machinery in qualifying for the Bathurst 12 Hour last week where 49

9 February 2018 9:40 AM Teenager Ellen Rixon to take on heroes in Female Drivers Championships

While Rixon, who works full-time as well as driving, is only starting her career, Manning, Gath and Turnbull will be the favourites for the series as they all have driven more than 1000 winners. "It comes down to what you draw and giving them the best chance," Rixon said. The championships will provide a focal point to the end of the Team Teal campaign 13

9 February 2018 6:29 AM Hoon driver found guilty over fiery EJ Whitten Bridge crash deaths

A hoon driver has been found guilty of causing the deaths of two teenagers in a fiery, high-speed crash off the EJ Whitten Bridge. It took two trials for a jury to reach a verdict in the case against Adem Arpaci. After a hung jury in the first trial in October last year, the jury in the new trial found on Friday that the 23-year-old was guilty of culpable 21

8 February 2018 6:53 AM Canberra's James Koundouris feared for Ash Walsh's life in Bathurst 12 Hour crash

He has since left hospital and is in good spirits, while Koundouris has backed the formation of a committee that will look at "how we can make racing across the top of the mountain safer". "Immediate thoughts were 'I hope he is alive'. That's the first thing that came to my mind," Koundouris said. "He's back home. He's feeling a bit light-headed, he probably 24

24 January 2018 6:21 AM Accused driver denies 'baiting' drag racers who died in fiery crash

Harley Churchill drove at break-neck speed before his fiery death off the EJ Whitten Bridge, but prosecutors allege he wouldn’t have done so without Adem Arpaci. Mr Churchill, 19, and his girlfriend Ivana Clonaridis were both killed when his car crashed through the bridge’s barriers and burst into flames upon impact about 1.30am on January 27, 2016. Crash 24

24 January 2018 3:51 AM Canberran busted driving while six times over alcohol limit

A 50-year-old Canberra man will face court after he was allegedly caught driving with a breath alcohol level of more than six times the legal limit. Police said the Latham man was stopped along Blackall Street in Barton for a random breath test about 6.30pm on January 19. "After providing a positive roadside screening test, the man was taken into police 25

18 January 2018 2:18 AM Police raid trucking company involved in fatal M1 crash at Cooranbong

Three trucks including an ethanol tanker collided in the crash, causing a large explosion that destroyed the two semi-trailers and B-double tanker along with a car, and also started a bushfire. Three other drivers escaped unhurt or with minor injuries. Police believe the truck carrying the 50-year-old male driver who died was the vehicle at fault, and after 26

15 January 2018 10:01 AM Traffic chaos as outages and floods wreak havoc on Perth roads

It was traffic chaos in the Perth metropolitan area after a number of traffic signals blacked out and roads flooded due to the remnants of ex-Cyclone Joyce on Monday. Perth copped nearly 100mm of rainfall throughout the day, and the massive amount of rainfall caused sections of the Kwinana Freeway, the Mitchell Freeway and Great Eastern Highway to flood 26