Hey Race Fans
Well, what a week that was. Not much sleep was had but we managed to get the car to Rotorua's opening night just!! Big thanks to the crew for all your help in getting the car track side as I can not do it without you: Ants who did some big hours with me this week, Lil Jim, Matt, and my wife Tracey (who hasn't seen me much this week). Those all important sponsors: Gaddum Construction, Reconz, O'Connor Race Engines, Warehouse Auto Parts, Spincar, as well as those who have helped us out: Mike Hohneck at Mufflers
Well we finally made it to Rotorua's Paradise Valley Raceway for the House of Travel series final.
We were really looking forward to getting some track time. Starting p8 we got a good start but the car was sitting down in the right rear suspension in the corners. This was a bit strange but it was making the car run tight down on the pole line which was good. Late in the race after numerous stoppages the car was running a little warmer than normal and with a lap to go the engine temp went through the roof so that…
The second night of the John Newton Panel & Paint North Island Stockcar Champs at Rotorua's Paradise Valley Raceway went ok but not as good as we hoped.
Starting p26 in the repechage we made good progress up the field finishing p12 but no where near p1 or p2 where we needed to be to qualify for tier 1.
Heat one tier 2 went out the window with 141k mad matt on the brakes holding us up from the start and then the brake pedal going to the floor mid race so we came home mid pack.
Heat two was…