Speedcafe

Last updated
Speedcafe
Type of site
Motorsport news
Classifieds
Available inEnglish
Key peopleJustin Murray (General Manager)
URL www.speedcafe.com
CommercialYes
Launched23 October 2009
Current statusOnline

Speedcafe.com is an Australian motorsport news website that launched on 23 October 2009. [1] The site had over 50 million page views in 2020. [2]

Contents

Speedcafe.com is primarily dedicated to Supercars Championship news and race reports, as well as other domestic series including Australian GT, SuperUtes Series, Australian Carrera Cup Championship, and TCR Australia. The site also covers various international motorsport categories including Formula One, MotoGP, World Rally Championship, FIA World Endurance Championship and NASCAR.

Speedcafe.com has also expanded with its own Classifieds and Jobstop brands. [3] The website is also a major partner of the Australian Motor Sport Hall of Fame. [4] In 2019 Speedcafe launched the performance motoring website Torquecafe.com [5]

Contributors

The Speedcafe.com team is led by Editor Connor O'Brien and General Manager Justin Murray.

Senior journalists Mat Coch, Daniel Herrero and Simon Chapman round out the Speedcafe.com editorial line-up.

Other former staff members include Tom Howard, Grant Rowley, Stefan Bartholomaeus, Gordon Lomas.

Controversy

Speedcafe.com was featured in a 2012 episode of Media Watch that investigated owner Brett 'Crusher' Murray for the conflict of interest between parent company BAM Media and his work as a columnist for the Gold Coast Bulletin . [6]

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References

  1. "Speedcafe.com celebrates its fifth birthday". Speedcafe. 20 October 2014. Retrieved 16 April 2016.
  2. "Speedcafe.com breaks 50 million page view barrier in 2020". Speedcafe. 2020-12-29. Retrieved 2021-01-13.
  3. "V8X Supercar Magazine teams up with Speedcafe.com!". V8X Magazine. 10 April 2015. Retrieved 16 April 2016.
  4. "Speedcafe.com launches new-look website". Speedcafe. 23 January 2018. Retrieved 28 January 2018.
  5. "Speedcafe.com introduces performance automotive site torquecafe.com". Speedcafe. 2019-10-25. Retrieved 2020-01-31.
  6. "Bully in the naughty corner". Australian Broadcasting Corporation. 5 November 2012. Retrieved 23 November 2017.