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AHR Report – V8 Supercar/Supertourers @ Pukekohe. April 24/27 2014

  • April 28, 2014

I arrived in Auckland from the Gold Coast a week before the meeting to spend some time with my family over Easter. Being a V8 Supercar meeting it was a 5 day event, with set up being on Wednesday. Thursday We had one practice session and unfortunately it was pouring rain. We had good speed and finished about 6th. Didn't learn much about the changes we had made to the car due to rain. Friday Straight into a dry qualifying with a few new suspension components on the car we had never tested before on a dry track. We struggled for a little bit of balance and qualified 5th. Saturday Race...

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2014 DVS Round 2 – Winton Raceway. AHR Report

  • April 7, 2014

I met Alistair at the airport in Melbourne, he flew in from NZ and me from the Gold Coast. It was a pleasant 2.5 hour drive to Winton during which you usually encounter extreme conditions. I have seen massive floods, bush fires, brown dry grass for miles and miles and like on this occasion plenty of green grass. FRIDAY PRACTICE. 3rd in practice 1, track was difficult because of track repairs they did throughout last week. Was almost like driving on a wet track due to the tar delaminating from the surface. Practice 2, 7th but was one of the quickest of those who didn’t run new tires. Saturday ...

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