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July 4, 2019

Lionel West driver of Bronze Aussie world’s fastest 4 door car gets blown away by a visit from Autopro... Darren (Owner Castlemaine and Kyneton Autopro) likes to “drop-in” at the West Fabrication shed and check-out Bronze Aussies progress but this time he was pushing i...

June 20, 2019

VR Commodore - Bronze Aussie – Rear diff strengthening.
Bronze Aussie World’s Fastest 4 Door Car high speed salt racer re-build update. One of the many jobs Lionel and the team are going through is strengthening up the rear-end.

So much torque & power is loaded through...

June 4, 2019

Early new year saw the arrival of a VR SS Commodore donor, the new Bronze Aussie ! Work is done stripping and gutting this VR donor body down to its shell.

The new Bronze Aussie Commodore donor body has had the all roof pillars, doors and roof sectioned down lowering th...

January 31, 2019



Firstly, by request the idea has been welcomed for individuals to join and support Bronze Aussie. We have now set-up opportunity for individuals’ names to go on the roof of BRONZE AUSSIE, oh and you get a Bronze Aussie T-shirt. BRONZE AUSSIE together towards 300mph - s...

September 13, 2018

Bronze Aussie enthusiast and renowned artist David Bromley uncovered his art work at his gallery this week. The painting will be auctioned to raise funds that will go towards rebuilding the Bronze Aussie. Limited prints will also be available to purchase. We will have...

July 17, 2018

We had a very special letter arrive today. This is the official letter showing that Bronze Aussie achieved a speed of 270.27 mph (434.95 kmp/h) at Dry Lakes Racers Australia speedweek 2018. This is a class record that is recognized worldwide.


We would like to thank our...

June 18, 2018

A bit of an update from the rebuild. The donor car has now been stripped of most of its internal parts. Part of the plans for the rebuild is to lower the roofline to allow the car to cut through the air. For this to occur the next step for the donor car is for the roof...

June 16, 2018

Normally getting a ticket with your speed on it is a bad thing, but not on the salt. Check out the two "speed tickets" from Bronze Aussies runs on the first two days.

May 29, 2018

Well it's been awhile since we have given an update on Bronze Aussie. As we last reported the car spun and rolled over at Lake Gairdner as part of DLRA Speedweek in mid- March. This rollover occurred at over 270mph (434k/ph). To recap Lionel walked away from the accide...

March 15, 2018

We have some bad news from the Salt. Bronze Aussie had a run late yesterday afternoon. The car passed through the 4 mile marker at 267mph and was pushing faster. Between the 4th & 5th mile the car has spun. This has caused the car to roll over.

Lionel walked away from t...