Ford Racing Driver David Reynolds has been fined $25,000 for making an abhorrent remark to all-female team members, Renee Gracie and Simona De Silvestro.
Just days before the race, Reynolds was asked about the female team, and responded with “Don’t you mean the pussy wagon?” He came under the fire as V8 Supercars boss James Warburton called Reynolds comment disgraceful. Reynolds has already apologised personally to both drivers.
Socceroos shock loss
Jordan have defeated the Socceroos 2-0 in a World Cup Qualifying match that puts the 2018 Socceroos World Cup Campaign in doubt. Jordan was awarded a penalty 30 seconds into the second half inside the box and scored again in the 85th minute to give Australia a shocker. The Socceroos are now second in Group B, and are at risk of missing out on automatic qualification into the next round.
Rousey makes history
UFC Fighter Ronda Rousey has recently appeared on the cover of Australian Mens Fitness. She is the first woman to appear on the cover of a men’s magazine in Australia. The cover states ‘How Ronda Rousey will make you tougher’. Rousey has also recently called out pop sensation Justin Bieber for disrespecting her sister when she tried to take a photo with him.
Joey to remain at Channel Nine
Eighth Immortal Andrew Johns has been stood down by Channel Nine and did not appear on commentary for the NRL Grand Final. This comes after he was accused of propositioning a mother-of-three and trying to kiss her, before sleeping on the floor of Toowoomba Airport. Despite all the controversy surrounding Johns, it had been said he will remain at Channel Nine.
NBA backyard scuffle
Matt Barnes, a former LA Lakers player, currently playing for the Memphis Grizzlies in the NBA, had a fight with former team mate and current Knicks coach Derek Fisher. Barnes drove 95 miles to Fisher and it was reported that a physical scuffle happened because Fisher was dating Barnes’ Ex-wife Gloria Govan. – Sam Pasfield and Jesse Mullens.
Top photo of Renee Gracie and Simona De Silvestro from V8 Supercars Official Facebook Page.