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V8 Supercar Shell Series 2001

Round 3 Weekend Summary, Eastern Creek

* Warning * Contains Humour 

 

 

This list of events are ones on or off the track that I saw or heard about from various sources at Round 3 based on drivers car numbers. 

 

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Number of drivers would have heard me scream on Saturday.

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Number of races Rodney Forbes qualified for and therefore the amount of times he spun.

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Number of hairs on Garth Tander's head that are still blue.

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Number of autographs I got on Saturday and Sunday.

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The amount of the presentation I saw despite being above the track's podium - they used a trailer in the centre of the track.

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The number of people that looked like the drivers in the Triple M Lookalike Competition.

 

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Number of paddock passes I purchased on Saturday.

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Number of paddock passes I've brought ever.

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Number of times I confused Paul Romano and Skaifey from behind (and the front from a distance, it was the glasses) in a crowded HRT garage. 

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Grid position Murph would have started race one from except for the shootout.

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Number of times Bargs mentioned series commentator Barry Oliver's win in Targa Tasmania during the week at the "Meet the Drivers" Session.

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The Kid's finish position for race one that wasn't.

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The number of brake pedals in Skaifey's car (during his hot lap, he hit the stop and go pedals at the same time).

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The number of covered cars in the Gibson Motor Sport garage - it was Mr Spin's.

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The amount of times Murph got busted for jumping the start in race 2 (and he owned up to it at the presentation!)

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The amount of people sighted in Pit Lane with blue hair (and no, it wasn't Garth Tander!)

 

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Number of times Skaifey's punting in Adelaide (without penalty) was referred to as a spin by a wit at the "Meet The Drivers" session on Saturday.

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Brighty's car number in Adelaide which became Murph's number 51 at Eastern Creek

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The amount of FTR & HRT cars in the Top 10 after qualifying.

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Number of Fords on the front row of the grid (Ambrose and The Kid) for race one (also the amount of Holdens on the front row of the grid for race two - Murph and Skaifey).

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Number of buses that ran to & from the track.

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The number of races won by Holden.

 

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Number of drivers that heard me scream on Sunday (Brighty, Skaifey, Murph).

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The number of drivers people around me and I worked out could have been involved in the red flagging of the warm up (Seton, Bargs, Murph - it was Seton who spun and beached himself)

 

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Where Skaifey ended up starting race one from after a lose on his hot lap in the Top 10 Shootout.

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Films used over the weekend.

 

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Where The Kid ended up after race one despite crossing the line first.

 

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Where Marcus Ambrose ended up after race one despite crossing the line second.

 

 

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The amount of time in minutes that my bus trip from Blacktown station to the track took.

 

 

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A conservative guess of the number of people I went past in the entry queue on Sunday due to having a two day ticket.

 

 

Last updated 24 April 2002

 

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