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AHR Report – V8st round 4. Taupo Sprint finale

  • September 2, 2013

30th August/1st September Drove to Taupo on Friday to help set up and do a track inspection. Weather was fine but incredibly cold. I had done some driving instruction a few weeks before in Jack Kofoed’s NZV8 so the track was fresh in my mind. SATURDAY I had two practices, I ended up in P4 in both, with Murphy, McLaughlin and SVG in front. The car felt good and was ready for quali. QUALIFYING. There were two qualifying sessions of 15 min each. Q1 was for race 1 and Q2 was for race 2. I qualified in P5 in Q1 thinking I could have improved on that. Q2 was a lot more difficult as I had a big power...

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AHR V8 SUPERCAR DEVELOPMENT SERIES REPORT – Winton

  • September 2, 2013

Winton August 23rd / 25th Flew into the Gold Coast on Tuesday to help load up and check my car. Flew with the team to Melbourne on Thursday, meeting up with Alistair Wooten who flew in from NZ. Together we made the200Km trip to Winton. Winton is 3.0km long with 12 corners. Rather narrow with few overtaking opportunities similar to Timaru in New Zealand.  FRIDAY Winton had brought out the bad weather and rain was set in. The outfield soon became a soggy mess with both of the practice sessions wet and filled with red flags. We finished the day with a straight car and no problems.  QUALIFYING The...

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