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Sau Vic 2014 Motorsport Championship Round 3 - Sandown Saturday 12Th April - Be Quick


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The organisation from a communication point of view was good with the PA. Also don't think I have ever seen every flag point at Sandown occupied with 1 person, let alone 2! Had a chat with one of the WRX committee guys and can understand their position, wouldn't be easy organising these days and keeping them financially viable. I for one would be happy to pay a higher entry fee if it meant more track time and less entrants.

Got told I was over driving after one of my sessions, don't recall going off the track or displaying any un-sportsman like behaviour but officials word is final so that's that I guess. Was also a bit disappointed to only get 4 sessions as entry was almost as much as the last PI day but you some people cause red flags when "over driving" ;)

But anyway on a positive note, still a good day out with everyone else and glad the weather held out. We got a good turn out with 16 SAU cars entered (was 12 at Calder and 11 at PI), so the social aspect, club putting on a BBQ etc is great to see. Though I don't recall seeing any banners....richo?

Chris Thomson (2)     Nissan GTR            SKL  W5  1:17.1671
Aaron Barnes (2)      Nissan SkylineR35 GT  SKL  W13 1:19.5775
Paul Stephenson (2)   Nissan Skyline        SKL  W13 1:20.4662
Chris Madden (2)      Nissan Skyline        SKL  W13 1:21.9777
Craig Ferdinands (2)  Audi RS5              AO3  W13 1:23.8115
David Macdermid (7)   Nissan Skyline        SKL  W15 1:24.0630
Andrew Collins (2)    Nissan Skyline R31    SKL  W13 1:25.3892
John Packham (4)      Nissan 200sx s14      AO3  W14 1:27.9760
John Richardson (2)   Nissan Skyline R33 G  SKL  W12 1:28.5096   Nice skyline 
Huy Phan (4)          Nissan 200sx          AO3  W10 1:29.0692
Bradley Friar (7)     Nissan Skyline GTR    SKL  W12 1:30.2993
Ash Cosgriff (6)      HSV Clubsport         AO3  W11 1:30.4107
Dave Marinucci (4)    Toyota 86             AU3  W10 1:33.9930
Chris Starr (7)       BMW 328is             AU3  W15 1:34.1254
Martin Sullivan (4)   Nissan 200sx          AO3  W6  1:37.3363
Justin Connell (6)    Nissan Skyline        SKL  W7  1:45.7974

Wasn't sure if I was still doing the championship spreadsheet so just did it now. Have guessed some peoples categories based on times so if its wrong let me know.

And for LOL's or state the bleeding obvious, attached racechrono data comparing the prius and RS5. Horsepower is definitely king at Sandown. Lost 3secs on the front, 3.5 on the back and another 1 just on the straights!

Yep, the Skyline has destroyed the top section of the intake gasket.

But it's sporting new inter-cooler piping and a new exhaust to allow for some aero trickery.

So May could be a go for it at Winton.

The flags, well I don't have them any-more...I'll grab one of Dan or Laith.

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Another update to the championship standings as I had Pete in the wrong group.

There is something wrong with this picture....

1	Craig Ferdinands	Audi RS5		22
2	Ash Cosgriff		HSV Clubsport R8	20
2	Chris Madden		Nissan Skyline		20
2	John Packham		Nissan 200sx s14	20
3	Aaron Barnes		Nissan R35 GTR		18
3	Dave Marinucci		Toyota 86		18


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