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  • House of Travel/Trophy Night

    2015-03-22 05:21:09

    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

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  • North Island Champs Finals

    2014-12-30 05:21:09

    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

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  • Well after a mammoth effort in the workshop well into the small hours we got the car ready for the 2014 John Newton Panel & Paint North Island Stockcar Championships Qualifying at Rotorua's Paradise Valley Raceway. Things were going well in the first heat starting 18th and getting up to 4th spot. With the white flag coming out our front right tyre went flat so we limped home in p14.

    Heat two starting p8 we had a good clear race, staying out of trouble, and coming home in 7th as well as doing a lap time of 18.06. Now for

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