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					                                                                                     Media Release
                                                                                   9 February 2010




            CHEVRON PUBLISHING AND MOTORSPORT NEWS JOIN FORCES



Chevron Publishing (part of nextmedia), Australia’s leading motoring publisher, today
announced the acquisition of the Motorsport News business, including print and digital
formats.
Motorsport News, which launched in 1993, is one of Australia’s foremost motorsport
magazines, providing informed insight into both Australian and international motorsport. In
2007, the company launched its leading-edge online weekly magazine, Motorsport eNews, now
the benchmark source of motorsport’s breaking news, opinion and analysis.
Motorsport News will continue to deliver Motorsport eNews, to subscribers as well as publish an
improved and expanded monthly magazine with over 100 pages of feature-based analysis and
comment on Australian motorsport, covering all the events, teams, drivers and key industry
players that comprise the motorsport industry. Motorsport News will now be able to draw on
Chevron Publishing’s editorial team, contributors and vast image library to produce Australia’s
best motorsport publication.
“We’re excited to include Motorsport News as part of Chevron Publishing. We share common
publishing philosophies and are both committed to the highest editorial standards. It also gives
us the opportunity to provide motorsport enthusiasts with up to date and breaking news,” said
Ray Berghouse, Chairman of Chevron Publishing.
“This is the perfect platform to provide our advertising clients with a comprehensive solution to
market their products and services to a very passionate motorsport audience in both Australia
and New Zealand,” he added.
Motorsport News founder Chris Lambden said, “We are very pleased to find a partner in
Chevron Publishing that will help us to grow and develop the Motorsport News brand. In the
new media world it is important to have a combination of a digital offering, which can deliver
up to date and breaking news, complementing a magazine which is dedicated to in-depth
features and analysis of the industry in which we operate. My team and I are delighted to be
joining Chevron Publishing.”
Joining Chevron Publishing will be Publisher Chris Lambden, Executive Editor Phil Branagan,
Deputy Editor, Andrew van Leeuwen, National Editor Mitchell Adam and National Advertising
Sales Manager Oriana Ruffini.

For further information please contact:

David Gardiner, CEO nextmedia (02) 9901 6100

Chris Lambden, Publisher Motorsport News (03) 9596 5555




                                           ACN 128 805 970
                     Level 5, 55 Chandos Street, St Leonards NSW 2065, Australia
                         Telephone +61 2 9901 6100 Fax +61 2 9901 6116
About Chevron Publishing
Chevron Publishing, part of nextmedia, is Australia’s leading specialist motoring publisher
producing a broad range of magazines, programs, DVDs, books and events. Chevron’s major
publications include Australian Muscle Car, Motor Racing Australia, Old Bike, Aero, Bathurst
and The Great Race book. www.chevron.com.au

About nextmedia
nextmedia publishes over 30 leading special interest publications, plus websites,
forums, books, DVDs and posters including titles such as Inside Sport, Golf Australia,
Tracks, Waves, Australian Muscle Car, Motor Racing Australia, Bluewater Boats &
Sportsfishing, PC Powerplay, Sound & Image, Camera, Mania, Girl Power, MAD
Magazine and GMagazine. www.nextmedia.com.au

About Motorsport News
Australasian Motorsport News is one of Australia’s leading motorsport publishing companies.
Formed in 1993, the company took the lead in 21st-century publishing during 2007. It
launched a unique weekly ‘virtual’ news-based motorsport publication, while at the same time
retaining its successful and traditional Motorsport News print publication in a monthly feature-
based format. The result is an unmatched motorsport media service for both the traditional
reader and the now an almost universal digital readership. www.mnews.com.au




                                           ACN 128 805 970
                     Level 5, 55 Chandos Street, St Leonards NSW 2065, Australia
                         Telephone +61 2 9901 6100 Fax +61 2 9901 6116

				
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