Aussie CAMS Officials Newsletter Why aren’t more ASN’s doing this?

I wish I still lived in Australia… back in 2009 I didn’t even know marshaling was possible (on a volunteer basis). Having gone to my very first Automotive Race as a spectator flying across the whole country to watch V8 Supercars around the Barbagallo Circuit in Perth, Western Australia I really thought it was the […]

A Year in Review: My 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata Adventures Statistics

  Woo Hoo! My first Miata Fiata Radio Episode is now Live! Listen: Miata Fiata Radio – A Year in Review: 2016 Miata Fiata Adventures   There’s still a few days of 2016 left, but I wanted to jot down all the fun things I’ve done with my MX-5 Miata this year and share it […]

A Year in Review: My 2016 Volunteering in Motorsport Statistics

Update Dec 30, 2016: Episode 1 is Live! Marshal Radio – A year in Review: 2016 Events Volunteered It’s been a hell of a year! As 2016 comes to a close I wanted to reflect on the things I’ve done by the numbers. The statistics. The talking points for my upcoming Marshal Radio Episode #1. So… […]

Bathurst 12 Hour Marshal Invite, Mount Panorama February 3-5, 2017

If you think marshal invitations for Lone Star Le Mans & Petit Le Mans are early, you haven’t gotten an invite for 2017 yet… mine showed up a few days ago from Australia. The Bathurst 12 hour race is in February of 2017 but V8 Supercars or just Supercars are already recruiting! Having done it twice, […]

Mazda MX-5: Rear View Camera Installation Update (Rewire!)

My eBay “Made in China” reverse camera paired with the Pioneer  AVH-X2700BS has been rewired today and is in perfect working order… YaY! So I initially installed my backup camera back in January when I tackled the touch-screen head unit install. It was freaking cold and freezing but being on a high from the Southeast […]

Found a Place That Rents MX-5’s! You Can Win a 3-Day Rental During Their Launch Too… Good Luck!

Good news! Thanks to an Aussie marshal colleague and a fellow Mazda nut, I’ve stumbled across another company that rents MX-5 Miata’s! They are even offering a Sweepstakes where the winner would take one of their beautiful ND MX-5’s on a 3-day complimentary rental… presumably in the Sydney area. Not much info is posted yet […]

Mazda MX-5: NC Miata Rear-Quarter Trailer by Paul Byers in Australia

One of the coolest things I got to see on my trip Down Under was the NC MX-5 Miata rear quarter trailer made by Paul Byers. Unfortunately I only saw the thing very briefly and the fuzzy/grainy picture above is the only proof as I ran down the sidewalk fumbling my phone to get a […]

What other ASN’s could learn from CAMS: Confederation of Australian Motor Sport

There’s much we could learn from CAMS: Confederation of Australian Motor Sport and I would hope all international ASN’s are taking note of the things this club is doing RIGHT. The latest Officials Newsletter ticks all the right boxes for me: First, there’s a call for action: Marshals Wanted! I really applaud this national ASN reaching […]

Mazda MX-5: Fish & Chips Run with the MX-5 Club of NSW – Sydney Chapter from Kirribilli to Balmoral Beach

back to: South Pacific MX-5 Miata Road Trip Overview MX-5 Shopping in the Blue Mountains, NSW, Australia MX-5 Road Trip from Kirribilli to Balmoral, NSW, Australia MX-5 Road Trip from Papakura towards Coromandel, NZ MX-5 Hire Cars on Holiday in Rarotonga, Cook Islands The highlight of my visit to Sydney by far was the Fish & Chips run […]

Mazda MX-5: Miata Shopping in Australia Visiting Blue Mountains Mazda, Sydney & NSW’s Best MX-5 Dealer

back to: South Pacific MX-5 Miata Road Trip Overview MX-5 Shopping in the Blue Mountains, NSW, Australia MX-5 Road Trip from Kirribilli to Balmoral, NSW, Australia MX-5 Road Trip from Papakura towards Coromandel, NZ MX-5 Hire Cars on Holiday in Rarotonga, Cook Islands Much like the faux-Miata shopping trip in Singapore took me to a few dealerships on […]