Touring Cars 2019 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship

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  1. R1600Turbo

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    I mean it was that or a ride with the Kelly's. :lol:
     
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  2. FPV MIC

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    Yeah, I agree that many teams new this was happening behind the scenes. Apparently, according to Auto Fiction, WAU is going to announce a new co-sponsor sometime today. It's all happening way to fast.


    Oh and +1 on the Addertons' an arsehole. I really don't like the way he dictates terms to the teams.
     
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    SVG's best shot at winning Bathurst yet.
     
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  4. Spacegoat

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    Should Supercars just give the Brock Trophy to T8 now to save time and just let the rest of the grid fight over 3rd?
    Seems like a no brainer actually. :lol:
    WAU also claimed on Twitter yesterday that they will have some "exetremly exciting news" soon. It better start with "C" and end in "amaro", that's all I can say.
     
  5. 05XR8

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    Two Bathurst trophies in one year. Highly likely.

    Edit: For those that don't have Foxtel, here's an option
    https://kayosports.com.au/

    Shows all Supercars events live(Not sure about the support races) for $25/month.
     
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  7. Andrew R

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    I've had Kayo for a couple of months now and it's great, can't fault it. I'd imagine it will only get better too once the tv app comes out. Can't wait for footy season/motorsport season to start. Easily the most cost effective option for those who only want the sport channels, especially if you can split it with your brother in law.
     
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  8. LumpiestFish

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    I’m conflicted, I’ve never been an SVG or 888 supporter, but I’ve always been a Tander supporter...
     
  9. Cap'n Jack

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    I gave it a try, but I won’t go back until they’ve released the PS4 or Sony TV app (which I hope will be available by the end of February). It’s about time Fox came up with a sports only service, the sports channels are the only ones with any substance left.
     
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  10. Spacegoat

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    Was checking AA's socials yesterday but didn't see anything about it this. Rumours going around that it's MEGA fuels. Mobil Mega Racing sounds a little odd. :lol:
     
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  11. FPV MIC

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    :lol: Yeah, doesn't roll of the tongue well at all.... and good to see they're living up to their reputation at AF. So much for the exclusive announcement :rolleyes:

    Edit: this is where I read about it: https://autoaction.com.au/2019/01/09/walkinshaw-already-has-boost-replacement

    ''The identity of the Anglo-American team’s new sponsor is revealed exclusively in tomorrow’s new AUTO ACTION magazine''
     
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  12. Spacegoat

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    Suppose it's slighty less of a mouthful than Mobil 1 Boost Mobile Racing was. :lol:
    Yeah, that's the same article I saw. Still nothing on their Twitter or anything. :boggled:
     
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  15. Spacegoat

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    Didn't realise that Phil Keed is going to be engineering the #18 this year. Time will tell but it certainly seems like Schwerkolt is finally taking steps in the right direction with this team.
     
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    I'm still salty with him taking the #18. Switching brands I don't really care about, but that iconic number messed up the modern DJR history. Would have been better for DJR to run #71. #12 seems like an alsoran(and don't anyone say it!!! :lol: ).
     
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  17. Spacegoat

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    :lol::tup:

    #12 works well for Penske though. Even if Dick still had the #18, I feel like they might have done away with it away.
     
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  18. LumpiestFish

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    In hindsight, having to change to the 12 worked out well, since Penske run number 12 for Ryan Blaney in the Cup Series and Will Power in Indycar.
     
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    Oh boy, I think you all know what this means... :D
     
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  20. 05XR8

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    Yeah, I posted "2020 VASC CAMARO CONFIRMED!" ;)
     
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    Holy crap it's happening, isn't it? Interesting to see how they managed to work the body around the COTF chassis.
     
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    Hope so. Might increase visibility, with a higher roof. ;)

    Looking at it, I think Tickford will be stronger. Waters has theee highly experienced teammates to work with. If they can get those cars in the sweet spot, I can see all four in the top 10 regularly.
     
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    I just hope Supercars has come to their senses & will allow a more sporting roof/glass area for 2020.

    If not, I think the Camaro will look even worse than the Frankenstang :yuck:
     
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    For my own selfish reasons I hope there's no change to the roll hoop region until about 2022... coz Ford fan, and I'd hate to see the Camaro look better :sly: (and I don't think FoMoCo would foot the bill again so soon for re-homologation)
     
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    :lol:
    As well. Don't think that DJRTP/TRA will be too impressed if Supercars have allowed WAU to modify the COTF chassis to fit the Camaro's body. While they had to jump through hoops with the Mustang.
     
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    It would be quite a cop-out.
     
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  27. Pete05

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    Oh I don’t want any unfair advantages on either side of the fence.

    If Supercars change the rules, I want both to take advantage of that ruling & I would hope DJRTP would see the value in changing the glass area for a proper looking, pretty Mustang.
     
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    Man, what's Abbie Eaton doing? Hope there's an announcement soon.
     
  29. Spacegoat

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    Been wondering that. WAU haven't mentioned anything about their S2 plans yet. Not sure what options are still available for her after the MSR seat got filled.
     
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    Thought they were running a 911 in the B12H.