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AHR Report. Bathurst 1000 Weekend.

  • October 20, 2014

The SB car wasn’t stable and was a shaky platform on which to build much needed speed. Paul our engineer didn’t want to change from the standard FPR set up preferring to focus on our driving skills. I was disappointed as we appeared to hit a performance barrier well short of a competitive time. After a meeting to compare all FPR cars, we changed our engineering philosophy, which lead to some adjustments for the rest of the weekend. FRIDAY 3 Oct We quickly carved 2 seconds off our lap times. We were looking like racers now! DVS qualifying was a disaster with so many safety cars and a red flags...

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NZ Supertourers RD1. AHR Report

  • October 20, 2014

Taupo motorsport park is three and a half hours drive from Auckland slap bang in the middle of the North Island. From the outset it looked like a good weekend to practice wet weather driving! Some real Australian talent here to race. Shane Van Gisbergen, Tim Slade, Steve Owen, Jack Perkins and Paul Morris. Johnny Reid, Murphy and the usual top NZ selection were here also. Paul Morris flew in with his family, our crew arrived with the car and we all settled in on Friday. Dad bought some new pit garage partitioning which looked very pro with all our sponsors logos and yellow and black theme. Taupo...

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