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AHR REPORT. SUPERCAR DEVELOPMENT SERIES. SYDNEY 500

  • December 10, 2013

V8 SUPERCAR DEVELOPMENT SERIES SYDNEY 500 Straight from the Pukekohe weekend to Olympic Park Sydney.  Last year I raced here in Carrera Cup which became very processional.  DVS drivers are younger and far more aggressive so this was always going to be full on. Last year it was the hottest weekend of the year at 40 deg C with in car temps up to 58 degC.  This year ambient temps were 30 max. This track which is basically square with three chicanes, skirts the streets immediately surrounding the park. It is arguably the most difficult in the Supercar calendar. Very narrow in most parts,...

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AHR Report. Endurance Series RD3 – Pukekohe

  • December 2, 2013

PUKEKOHE ENDURANCE SERIES Round 3 We had fitted new refueling systems for the first  endurance round where refueling was permitted. Two 70 lap races, the longest ever for our class. My mentor Paul Morris was my enduro partner once again.   FRIDAY PRACTICE We soon found good car balance and were on the pace. I posted the quickest time of the day amongst some rather illustrious company. SATURDAY QUALIFYING Went out and settled in on used tires. Changed to new and immediately went to P1. Track conditions meant that the fastest times were to come at the very end of the session when...

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