Issue 101

Issue 101

Muscle News
Ford Australia continues to reject pleas to allow its Mustang – or any othercurrent model – to be represented in the Supercars series. AMC investigates theimpasse and wonders whether there is another way forward.

Muscle Sport
Australia’s oldest racetrack celebrates, while Australia’s newest racetrack opens.

Muscle Maniac
A legendary Holden Monaro from New Zealand’s storied muscle car past has beenresurrected and returned to the track. Plus My Muscle Car and Auction Update

Bob Morris is our new legend columnist, while we welcome back Aaron Noonan

V8s till ’98
Holden’s very own V8 engine came under serious threat in 1984. But then the cavalry – armedwith typewriters and a catchy tagline – arrived to rally the troops and save the day.

Time Capsule
A genuine XY Falcon GT-HO Phase III hidden away for four decades – a relic from racing’sglory days frozen in time – is now back in the spotlight revealing its intriguing back story.

Muscle Man: Bruce Stewart
Bruce Stewart is the quintessential Bathurst co-driver, providing fast and reliable back-upbetween the 1965 and 1997 Great Races. He’s still racing today via racing with his son.

My Muscle Car
My Muscle Car has expanded for 2018. Check out our six-strong line-up of readerrides from page 72 – old, not so old, Ford, Holden and Chrysler.

Top 25: Surviving Walkys
We name and proclaim 25 notable Holden VL Commodore Group A‘Walkinshaw’ racecars that live on today.

Sacred Sites: Winton
Winton has never pretended to be a Sandown or a Phillip Island. What Wintonalways was – and still is today – is the little circuit that could.

West Coast Cooler
Inspired by the radical mid-engine John McCormack Charger, West AustralianIan Diffen developed a stock Charger R/T E38 into a fire breathing mid-engine V8monster to compete against Australia’s best Sports Sedans.