Bathurst 1000: Favourites, contenders and darkhorses
In early October every year, hundreds of thousands of fans flock to the historic track, many camping through the wind, rain, sunshine and sometimes hail that ensures the Central West town cops all four seasons across a weekend.
The big race is on again this weekend, and with that in mind, we'll take a look at those expected to be fighting it out for the Peter Brock Trophy at the end of a grueling 1000km event on Sunday.
With the 2018 NRL season in the rearview mirror, the Sydney Roosters off celebrating a much-deserved Grand Final triumph and 15 other sides plotting how they're going to bring them down and win it themselves next season, it's worth casting our eye over which high-profile stars remain un-contracted for next season.
Her first tilt at an NRLW Grand Final may have ended in heartbreak as the Brisbane Broncos, the form side of the inaugural competition ran riot, but the last effects of Taleena Simon's story will speak many volumes for those who witnessed history in the making.
They've locked horns at club and State of Origin level in spectacular fashion, but the 2018 Grand Final could provide the biggest and brightest stage yet for the ongoing battle between Storm veteran Will Chambers and Roosters superstar Latrell Mitchell.