Touring Cars 2019 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship

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

  1. LumpiestFish

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    I wouldn’t complain about a late race SC
     
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  2. R1600Turbo

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    Safety car would be nice right about now.

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    Great minds think alike. :lol:
     
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  3. Spacegoat

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    Honestly I turned the TV off. Just following the live timing at the moment. A safety car would be handy. :lol:
     
  4. Tak[TEC]

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    I'm just looking at my phone and I'm at the event :lol:
     
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  5. R1600Turbo

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    I'm just sticking around for Scotty's championship interview.
     
  6. Spacegoat

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    Oh, wow. Suspension failure for Giz?
    :lol::tup:
     
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  7. R1600Turbo

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    Finally some excitement.
     
  8. 05XR8

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    Can't be driving that unsafe.
     
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    Giz fan or not, you can't help but feel bad for him in this instance. He had it all but signed, sealed and delivered. Can't think how I'd react if I was in his shoes. :boggled:
     
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  10. LumpiestFish

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    If a 888 car was going to win, I would’ve preferred it to be Tander and SVG tbh
     
  11. Tak[TEC]

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    Saw it on the straight, thought be locked up but no screeching noise came out.... then he went around again and you could hear the tyre was gone
     
  12. 05XR8

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    Same.

    Well, looks good for Leethal with 5 laps(4 laps) to go.
     
  13. Litening1

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    I am absolutely gutted by this it is just like Bathurst 2014 all over
     
  14. 05XR8

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    That's that. On to Newcastle.
     
  15. Tak[TEC]

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    So has Mclaughlin got the championship now or is there still a miniscule chance for him to lose it?
     
  16. 05XR8

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    He's the Champ.
     
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    I don't get it then, there is absolutely no mention of it here or any fanfare for it?
     
  18. R1600Turbo

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    Probably because "champion elect" and they'll wait to celebrate after Newcastle.
     
  19. Tak[TEC]

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    I don't really understand why that matters unless they wanted to delude some fans into thinking the championship is still going. It makes sense to celebrate the championship win when you get it.
     
  20. LumpiestFish

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    Considering just today he received a penalty from 2 rounds ago at Bathurst, we can’t really say it’s over until it’s over, lol.
     
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    That must be a bit worrying for JC, especially this part:
     
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  23. Spacegoat

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    Oh dear. Is it too late to give that REC to GRM? :lol:
     
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  24. Nismonath5

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    You beat me to it :lol:
     
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  25. Spacegoat

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    Reading the Auto Action article. Sounds like this could become quite nasty.
    Wonder if JC is having second thoughts yet?

    Apologies. :lol::tup:
     
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    Yeah, I didn't like Webbhead's attitude, regarding driving the car as the Main driver because, "...it's my team and my car!". Lebrocq was good to get clear of this one. Should be interesting.
     
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    This is pretty rich coming from Roland. Jealous much? :rolleyes::
    He knows quite well that the engine in question was damaged and had been checked, passed, and sealed prior to use at Bathurst. Maybe giving him a ride height penalty for SVG's car will shut him up. :p

    https://www.speedcafe.com/2019/11/12/dane-issuing-djrtp-fines-a-waste-of-time/


    And then there's this classic piece of RD smugness. Maybe Supercars should be looking at a parity adjustment?:
    https://www.supercars.com/news/championship/triple-eight-analysing-self-inflicted-failure/
     
  28. Tak[TEC]

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    I'm just going to paste a post I made on reddit


    This whole debacle makes anyone who comments on it look bad at this point, RD mentions this when he has lost the driver's championship. Notice how whenever one team wins Bathurst or the Driver's championship one is suddenly much more important then the other? This whole season has left such a bad taste in my mouth there's just no point in looking at it anymore. Bathurst was controversial but Whincup did hold up the cars behind in 2014 for the same reason... all be it not nearly as badly. But let's say he won in the end, would there be constant mention and crying about it if RBR got the same penalty that DJR got? The penalty yesterday applying in a race two events ago for being such a minor violation that DJR themselves literally could not measure it themselves (As admitted by CAMS) just comes off as such a massive witch hunt as this point. I'm personally just over the constant crying from people like RD and Barry Ryan when their teams clearly have their own agendas. But people keep interviewing them like they will have some amazing insight into what is going on. But they just sledge other teams instead, because this series has just become a ****fight about MY TEAM DESERVES TO WIN, THE OTHER TEAM IS CHEATING BECAUSE WE DIDN'T WIN. Last year we had to watch RBR lap almost the entire field with thr idea that their car is new so only 1 BoP change was made in the year. This year we have the same situation except now it's 3? 4 changes now?

    The coverage watching and talking about Whincup or SVG just.... going around while fights in the midpack are going on. Constantly crying about the team that is beating them after the race.

    Regardless of which Drivers or Teams you barrack for this surely has to be annoying to constantly have to put up with right?
     
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  29. Spacegoat

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    God. Can you imagine if two Mustangs almost lapped the field, like the T8 cars did? All the talk afterwards would be about the "P" word. :lol:
    The coverage has been average for sometime. I'm sure there's a lot of teams that would love to have the same amount of TV time that the T8 and DJRTP garages get each race.
     
  30. FPV MIC

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    For sure, especially if one started from the back.

    I just hope they've got something sorted for the reduced downforce off season parity adjustments. If they use what the cars are running now as a starting point I fear the Mustangs will be getting a raw deal.
     
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