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But why V8s?

Posted on Tuesday 03 March 2015

Written by Mick Bolognese | March 3rd, 2015 Adelaide’s Clipsal 500 is one the most popular events in Australia’s sporting calendar, and while it...

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Australia Day the National Motor Museum way

Posted on Tuesday 27 January 2015

Written by Mick Bolognese | January 27th, 2015 A look at one of our most beloved inventions and its ties to the National Motor Museum  Well, Austra...

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From usual suspect to special guest

Posted on Friday 19 December 2014

Written by Mick Bolognese | December 19th, 2014 Graber’s bus returns to Lobethal for the Christmas Pageant on Tuesday December 23 To make the Lobe...

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Throwback Thursday: the 1994 Adelaide Grand Prix

Posted on Monday 20 October 2014

Written by Mick Bolognese | November 27th, 2014 Thought the final Formula 1 race of 2014 was anticlimactic? Here’s a flashback to the drama of the...

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Get to the chopper!

Posted on Sunday 19 October 2014

Written by Mick Bolognese | October 20th, 2014 When Australian Customs contacted us to donate a backyard-built chopper from the former Soviet Union ...

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A pearl of a Packard

Posted on Wednesday 01 October 2014

Written by Mick Bolognese | October 1st, 2014 Museum staff member Caroline talks to us about entering the 2014 Bay to Birdwood run in her Packard li...

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What a minter!

Posted on Wednesday 10 September 2014

Written by Mick Bolognese | September 10th, 2014 You’ve never seen a car maintained quite as lovingly as this Kingswood If you’ve ever shopped a...

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Coping with the curfew

Posted on Tuesday 29 July 2014

Written by Mick Bolognese | July 29th, 2014 The new P-plate regulations for South Australia came into force yesterday My brother is 22. He’s an el...

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Speedy

Posted on Monday 21 July 2014

Written by Mick Bolognese | July 21st, 2014 Ever wondered how speeding fines were given before radars and speed cameras were invented? On one of my ...

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Our 1900 De Dion Bouton and the colourful beginnings of the Tour de France

Posted on Monday 07 July 2014

Written by Mick Bolognese | July 7th, 2014 It’s been a long time coming but the National Motor Museum blog is back! In an unexpected twist, it’s...

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