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Racing the boys

Brittany Armstrong's regular Friday night? Competing against the boys on the Lismore Speedway. In her Heywire story 'Go hard, turn left', find out how teenage speedway racer Brittany describes her experiences. Could you write or record a similar story about yourself and/or your community? The ABC's Heywire competition calls ...

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Protest funeral for a tree, 1994

This is a 1994 black-and-white photograph measuring 16 cm x 21 cm, taken by Nina Landis, showing Melbourne protesters conducting a funeral for trees cut down in Albert Park to make way for the Grand Prix racing circuit. Pallbearers follow two black-clad women who carry ceremonial gum leaves.

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Holden rally car, 1995

This is a white-and-black VR Commodore Series 11 rally car, measuring 6.20 m x 1.50 m x 1.55 m. It is a four-door sedan bearing advertising logos for Holden Special Vehicles, Mobil (oils), Bridgestone (tyres), Hella (lights), Century (batteries),'3M Automotive (bodywork products) and Codan (communications equipment). It ...

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Bugatti Type 37A racing car, 1928

This is a Bugatti Type 37A racing car that was made in 1928 at the Bugatti plant in France. It is a two-seater Grand Prix car, measuring 1.4 m (height) x 1.6 m (width) x 3.9 m (length). The bodywork is finished in French racing blue, with a horseshoe-shaped radiator of German silver. There are headlights on either side ...

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Black and Dusty, 2005: Better than watching

This clip shows three Indigenous participants in the 2005 Tattersall's Finke Desert Race describing their involvement. It begins with a map of the route - between Alice Springs and Finke - as filmmaker Warwick Thornton describes the route in voice-over. It then shows Bernard Singer, who says racing desert buggies has become ...