Melbourne GP

Best Race? Melbourne Grand Prix vs the Melbourne Cup

The Melbourne Grand Prix is the biggest motor race hosted in Melbourne every year with the race the first of the F1 races on the calendar.

Melbourne GP

Is the Melbourne GP a better race than the Melbourne Cup?

Melbourne boasts itself as one of the best cities in the world for its sport and we have to agree with the MOTO GP also being hosted km away at Phillip Island as well as the city hosting the AFL Grand Final and many international sporting events from Soccer to Horse Racing.

One of the largest sports spectacles in Melbourne is the Melbourne Cup which is a horse race run over 3200m.

You wouldn’t think a horse race could gather much attention but it does, the Melbourne Cup is dubbed the ‘race that stops a nation’ and it literally does!

The Melbourne Cup is worth over $6million in prize money with more than 110,000 people flocking to Flemington racecourse to watch the race and socialise.

The Melbourne Cup trophy

The Melbourne Cup trophy

You can read more about why the Melbourne Cup is one of Melbourne’s leading sporting spectacles at this Melbourne Cup resource.


Race Car-Inspired Fashion, Good or Bad?

Race car-inspired fashion had increasingly been gaining more and more popularity these days. In fact, even popular designers and manufacturers are producing outfits and accessories inspired by car races. We can safely assume then that the car racing industry is on its way to the peak. The popularity of such had been getting higher over the years that even women who normally are not interested in cars are showing enthusiasm.

And just like any other new trend in the modern world, it is being embraced by millions, billions of people even. Moreover, since a lot of people are starting to see this as very cute and empowering at the same time a lot are becoming obsessed with it. Now before we go further, answer this question, “Is this new fashion trend really good or bad?”Montres-Belmoto-Couverture


Just like any other thing in this world, this too has its own advantages and risks. First and foremost, this new trend gives a definite boost in the car racing industry. This will be a very good way of introducing car racing into the world in a whole different aspect. This would also bring awareness as to what really is car racing. This would also give a definite boost in the fashion industry. Since this is actually a new trend, there will be unlimited customers who are willing to spend a lot just to own one of these fashion items.


Whilst the advantages are numerous and are really uncountable there would always be some disadvantages or disappointments following it. Since this trend is becoming too common it could also affect the way others would see car racing, common. Additionally, others obsession might turn out to be not so good. Remember, as they say, “a little too much of everything is not good”. This is true indeed, obsession or too much interest might make the combination of the outfit really terrible. It is best and advisable to balance everything. It is okay to love the trend but you really need to keep yourself to your limits so as to maintain its class.


Race Car-Inspired Fashion Flaunted by Celebrities

Race car-inspired fashion had been the talk of town for quite some time now. One of the reasons for its popularity is perhaps because of its unexpected rise in the fashion industry. Car races are most often than not being flocked by men. In recent years though, more and more women are becoming indulged in car racing. While there are a few women who really get into racing itself, the alternatives are being taken seriously by women. Let’s say for example, watching car races and betting.

Celebrities and Car Races

BARCELONA, SPAIN - MAY 07:  WILLIAMS MARTINI RACING driver Felipe Massa and Bar Refaeli pose with a WILLIAMS MARTINI RACING car at Terrazza MARTINI as she is announced as the global MARTINI Race ambassador. The VIP party kicked off the European Formula Oneª season in MARTINI style at Port Vell, Barcelona on Thursday 7 May 2015. Terrazza MARTINI is open throughout the Spanish Grand Prix weekend.  (Photo by Alex Caparros/Getty Images for MARTINI) *** Local Caption *** Felipe Massa; Bar Refaeli

Although most celebrities are not so much into racing cars they themselves own many different high-end cars which are quite rare. Additionally, a lot of female celebrities are getting more and more into what they call the race-car effect. The most recent talk is that of Kendall Jenner.

Kendall Jenner

Kendall Jenner is one of the leaders in this new trend and had just recently posted a picture of her in a pair of striped moto pants she got from designer Unravel Project. This post had impressed millions of people especially those netizens who are into Jenner and fashion lovers as well. We’re pretty sure this display of car-racing inspired fashion would be a trend following her post.

Hailey Baldwin

On the other hand, her pal Hailey Baldwin was seen wearing a bright red Ferrari jacket from Sami Miro Vintage, a sustainable shop. The red Ferrari jacket complemented her features widely and thus bringing out her other beautiful features.

SofiA Richie


Sofia Richie had shown off as well by wearing a head-to-toe outfit from the brand Each x Other. This outfit was rather unusual but the design is indeed perfect.

All of their looks are certainly worthy of the best prizes.

In the past, whenever you see a woman wearing a man-like attire, it becomes a little weird but times may have really changed a lot since these are now considered not just acceptable but is being embraced by the public. Furthermore, even jobs initially done by men alone before can be done exemplarily by women too.


NASCAR Inspired Outfit for Women Becoming a Trend

In today’s world women are known to have been dominating the world of men in many different aspects. It is becoming too obvious that they are everywhere even in the racing world. There are a few women who have already established names in the racing world and as if that’s not yet enough, race car-inspired fashion are becoming really trendy. You can see different women’s accessories and clothing taking the design of car races just like NASCAR. There are too many to count if we considered every single one in all countries but that’s just a ways bit difficult to do. Instead let’s take a glimpse at some race car inspired clothes that have gained popularity in just a very short span of time.danica-patrick-ftr


Checkered shoes just as the Van checkered slip-on sneakers have been patterned from the NASCAR flag. This is a very classy and trendy shoe which gave it instant fame. This design plus the fact that it comes from a very popular shoemaking company made it very easy to gain fame and get sold out. This pretty checkered printed shoes is quite perfect to wear in all seasons since it is quite comfy and is suitable for long and tiring walks.

Sweatshirts and Jackets

Wearing sweatshirts among women have always been considered sexy. Just imagine a woman wearing sweatshirt with a car-racing design on it isn’t it way sexier? One such example is the Super Square Navy sweatshirt with the word faster in front and design on the sleeves. This is a very good choice among ladies as NASCAR racers like their cars fast.

DAYTONA BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 17:  Danica Patrick, driver of the #10 Nature's Bakery Chevrolet, stands in the garage area during practice for the Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 17, 2016 in Daytona Beach, Florida.  (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

Another such example is the Letterman Patch Fur Jacket with the Fast and the Furious inspired design. This has red stripes and hand sewn patches.

Baseball Hats

Baseball hats are one of the most popular fashion trends every season. Most people, men and women alike are both captivated with this design and thus its never ceasing demand. One of the most popular is the Nascar Baseball priced at a surprisingly low price at $19.99.