V8 Supercar Championship 2002
Shell V8 Supercar Championship 2001
Supercar Series 2002
Round 3 Weekend Summary,
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
Number of drivers heard saying good things about
Number of times Mark Skaife finished in a
position other than first.
Number of chances Murph and Bargs got to hit each
other on the track.
Percentage of people outside the team that would
have though that the Bargsmobile would have been rebuilt in time for
Eastern Creek immediately after his Phillip Island crash.
Films used over the weekend account of using a
Number of spectacular crashes over the
Number of driver look-alike competitions held
after last year's poor effort.
Number of times I tried to unsuccessfully argue
my way into a spot above the HRT pit area on Sunday that I was able to
access with no problems on Saturday.
Number of V8 Supercar drivers I had a discussion
with about photography.
Number of errors needed by Mark Skaife to
overtake Craig Lowndes in race 3.
Number of off track excursions I saw Rodney
"Mr Spin" Forbes take.
Number of cars with the number 2 (Jason Bright is
2 and Rick Kelly is 02) and 21 (Brad Jones is 21, Jason Richards is
Number of teenagers that wore Castrol coloured
shoeboxes on their heads.
Number of races throughout the weekend and
the number of races that Mark Skaife won.
Number of cars that can been seen in some Level 1
Number of CD's used to photograph action of the
Amount of times I had to line for for various
parts of my planned Saturday and Sunday admit and paddock pass as the
combined all in one ticket was not available.
Number of toilet blocks with powerpoints that I
used to top up my digital camera battery on Saturday.
Number of EA promotional girls sighted.
Films used over the weekend for the same time
Dollars I paid for lunch on Sunday for
Minutes it took me to get both in and out of the
circuit on Sunday in my car.
Approximate number of times series on course
commentator Barry Oliver suggested that the leader on the track was
only leading because he had not pitted.
Number of the car whose damaged bits were for
sale (for charity) after the infamous Phillip Island crash of 2002.
Number of rain drops on Sunday morning that
landed on me - the day ended up fine.
An approximate number of photos taken over the
two days of the meeting.
A conservative number of laps that each shuttle
bus would have made around the circuit each day.
Last updated 29 April 2002