Touring Cars 2019 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship

Discussion in 'Motorsport' started by Spacegoat, Dec 5, 2018.

  1. LumpiestFish

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    Very ballsy for Fullwood and Randle to stay out. Bummed that I missed the co driver race and will miss the main driver sprint race :rolleyes:
     
  2. Spacegoat

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    Not disputing his talent. Just think that he hasn't shown enough in S2 to prove that he deserves a main game seat ahead of Brown, Fullwood and even Randle. Wouldn't hurt him to spend another year or two developing his skills before making the jump.
     
  3. Tak[TEC]

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    Was busying with study today, but seeing the rain start and stop outside made me imagine that the first race would probably be pretty crazy. It's still starting and stopping now so the main race will probably be pretty entertaining as well
     
  4. 05XR8

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    You're dead to me , Bro. Part deux
     
  5. Spacegoat

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    What on earth is Anton being penalised for? He didn't do anything. :confused: :crazy:
     
  6. LumpiestFish

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    Yeah saw the incident on Twitter, is ADPs penalty related to the incident?
     
  7. 05XR8

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    They're adopting the Sport MOde penalty system. Didn't you read the update?

    Shane blocks Scott. Ruins Anton's race and Anton pays for it. Nice.
     
  8. Tak[TEC]

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    Even SVG is saying it was all on him and was shocked to see Anton get a PLP
     
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  9. Spacegoat

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    It is. SVG admits that he made a mistake and locked up going into the corner. No idea what the stewards are thinking.
     
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    :rolleyes: Craig Baird not realising the mistake he made by not seeing Shane's closing speed? We all saw Shane block the inside, Scott backs off and Shane outbrakes himself. That was easy to see from the tv coverage. What race are they watching up there? He just pulled the trigger first and questioned it later.
     
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  11. Tak[TEC]

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    For some reason the commentators were praising Baird for admitting his mistake when literally all he needed to do was look at it more then once before handing out a penalty? (I have to assume he only saw it once since it was very obvious Anton did nothing wrong at all)
     
  12. 05XR8

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    Really weird how the #17 wins 18 races and is still threatened to lose the championship, with three races to go.
     
  13. R1600Turbo

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    Been avoiding social media and this thread all night and this morning as I missed everything. Just had to chime in on that terrible penalty for Anton. WTF were they thinking? It was pretty clear in the replay and SVG was adamant that it was his mistake. Completely uncalled for.
     
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    WOW! I never saw a car go that far into the safety area. Good thing the driver and people around are okay. That's crazy. May have to add more barriers in that area.
     
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    What was it, 3 out of the six randomly chosen engines from Bathurst were DJRTP engines (the winner is one of them). So all DJRTP engines were tested :odd:.

    That's not random.
     
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  17. Tak[TEC]

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    Also how does putting them at the back of the grid for this event make even the slightest amount of sense???

    If it was still Bathurst sure, but this is what... over a month past now and only now is a penalty applied.

    It would be like in the Mexican GP Hamilton was also seen to be not lifting under yellow flag conditions (hypothetical, he was passed the line before the flags came out) and making him start at the back of the grid for the Brazilian GP.

    **** this series, it's such a complete and utter joke and this year has made it look even more so
     
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    Every car out there is illegal. Not one of the aero adjustments that have been done to all cars have been through the official homologation process ;)
     
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    That's one of the worst I've ever seen for over the fence & out of bounds.

    So lucky he never made contact with the tractor parked beside the ute. Sorry for the ute owner too.
     
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    This should raise several red flags for CAMS. Sandown isn't the only Supercars circuit where there are only guardrails for protection in certain parts of the track.
     
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    I think Rullo's stocks are going up. Plus, Fullwood is doing excellent. Hope both of them can keep it up.
     
  23. LumpiestFish

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    Very similar incident to Heimgartner and Courtney at GC by the looks of it.

    After seeing how weak the Armco is after multiple accidents this weekend and the Shannon’s Nationals round, it’s really got me on edge whenever an incident is looking likely. I really don’t like how old and low the barrier on the back straight is.
     
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    Youlden didn't have to do that. Attempting to pass a car that's passing another car? Ouch. :boggled:
     
  25. R1600Turbo

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    Don't think he knew. Probably thought Wood was trying to block. Crappy situation but racing incident.
     
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    Three Nissans in the top 10. However, that 15 second hold messed it up. We'll see if there is a safety car coming soon.
     
  27. Spacegoat

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    First 60 odd laps were a good bit of fun. Think T8 will finish 1-2 pretty easily from here though.
     
  28. Tak[TEC]

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    Yeah definitely bored now, the stands are pretty empty as well, granted that's been a given from the start
     
  29. R1600Turbo

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    Pretty much.
     
  30. 05XR8

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    Chaz with a teammate in front of him. :nervous: