Famous Last Words


This month in Famous Last Words:

– Podcast – Bush Mechanic John Rooth – ‘Roothy’

– The New Nissan Z Car

– Tesla CEO Elon Musk – future of the car

– 30 years of Targa Tasmania

– FA/18 Super Hornet Aircraft Carrier Landing

Enjoy! Glenn Ridge

Most hardcore four-wheel drive enthusiasts would know of ‘Roothy’, a loveable Queenslander who from an early age has lived much of his life in the Australian bush and is a passionate four-wheel driver. John Rooth is a fully qualified bush…

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From the day that it was first released in Australia in 1970, and I first saw one in the flesh, the Datsun 240Z was and still is one of my most favourite cars of all time. Released in Japan in…

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On the 28th of this month (June 2022), Elon Musk will celebrate his 51st birthday and with an estimated wealth of around $US44 billion or approximately $AUS64 billion he will be the world’s richest individual; all be it on paper…

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Last month I competed in the 30th Anniversary of Targa Tasmania Tarmac Rally, it was my 29th Targa Tasmania and the 23rd in my Mazda RX7 SP. Targa Tasmania is an event that I look forward to every year, it…

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As an ardent F1 fan, I’ve been lucky to get along to most of the Australian Formula 1 Grand Prix, from when they first raced in Adelaide in 1985.  Although I was also unlucky to be there in 1991 when…

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