miwahni (miwahni) wrote,

  • Mood:

Bathurst compilation

Yesterday was the biggest day of the year for V8 Supercars - the annual pilgrimage to the mount. Random comments below; just the stuff that I want to remember.

* First ad break in the race, and I'm all set for the rest of the day. Netbook powered up, plus coffee and Tim Tams for breakfast. Life is good

* Scott McLaughlin's car looks like a coke can

* There's no happy way to exit the race, but hitting a kangaroo would have to be one of the most disappointing. #7 not being repaired. Story here

Already the comedians are sending pics to twitter.

* De-lodged? Is that even a word?
(actually it's such a practical use of language - no poncing around with a dictionary or thesaurus, just grab the nearest close word and bash it about until it fits.)

* Having lived out at Bathurst I've experienced those hot, dusty, westerly winds that sweep across the plains, bringing tonnes of topsoil with them. A couple of drivers have talked about the wind moving the cars across the track - scary times at 250km/hr.

* Fake Mark Skaife @stuffskaifesays tweets "someone keeps interrupting the supercheap ads with a V8 race".

* Murphy's into the wall, and hard. It's game over for car 22. :-(

* Both Winterbottom and Richards have praised their #5 car. This will end in tears. (how wrong did I end up being there???)

It's history now that Frosty went on to win the race, with Whincup second and Lowndes third in his 20th start on the mountain.
Tags: bathurst, v8 supercars

  • Bits and pieces

    It was nice to see that John Barrowman dropped in on Ianto's shrine at Mermaid Quay last weekend - <a href="…

  • Eighth post - where did the weekend go?

    Such a full weekend and now it's Monday night and I feel as though I haven't had a break. Saturday was my first judging assignment for my new…

  • Third post

    Jay and Jess came over last night and we watched a couple of cricket matches, the Big Bash limited-over games that only go for a couple of hours…

  • Post a new comment


    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded