Bathurst 2007

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Post by cmlean » Sun Oct 07, 2007 10:34 am

Cars are on their warmup lap.

McConville looks like his Supercheap Auto entry is already out with engine failure in the cutting

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Post by cmlean » Sun Oct 07, 2007 10:36 am

The WPS and other Supercheap Auto cas pit and top off their fuel.

It's on.

Richards leads followed by Skaife.

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Post by cmlean » Sun Oct 07, 2007 10:37 am

Safety car deployed to clear McConville's Supercheap Commodore.

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Post by cmlean » Sun Oct 07, 2007 10:47 am

The order S.Richards, Skaife, Tander, Lowndes, Johnson, Courtney, Holdsworth heading the field.

Dumbrell, Gisbergen & Denyer pit and top off fuel.

The race is on again.

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Post by cmlean » Sun Oct 07, 2007 10:50 am

Murphy takes 8th from Ingall at the chase.
4 laps down

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Post by cmlean » Sun Oct 07, 2007 10:55 am

6 laps down

Richards/Winterbottom
Skaife/T Kelly
R Kelly/ G Tander
Lowndes/ Whincup
Johnson/Davison

The cars ar lapping in the 2:10 region so the pace is on

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Post by cmlean » Sun Oct 07, 2007 10:59 am

8 laps down and TKR's Van Gisgergen has broken the watts linkage. Managed to make it back to the pits. Touched the wall at McPhillamy Park

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Post by cmlean » Sun Oct 07, 2007 11:06 am

Seton & Coulthard come together.
Coulthard to the pits for reairs. Damage looks cosmetic.

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Post by cmlean » Sun Oct 07, 2007 11:08 am

12 laps down and the top ten are covered by 9 seconds. Each team is just watching the cars in front and maintaining station.

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Post by cmlean » Sun Oct 07, 2007 11:09 am

Lap 13 and Skaife turns a 2:09.35 lap.

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Post by cmlean » Sun Oct 07, 2007 11:12 am

Lap 14 and the cars are pulling 297km/h on Conrod Straight before entering the chase

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Post by cmlean » Sun Oct 07, 2007 11:14 am

Richards locks the left front into turn 1. Speed is down going up Mountain Straight. Skaife has a look but backs out.

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Post by cmlean » Sun Oct 07, 2007 11:18 am

16 laps down and the top ten remain the same

Richards, Skaife, R.Kelly, Lowndes, Johnson, Courtney, Holdsworth, Radisich, Murphy, Ingall

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Post by cmlean » Sun Oct 07, 2007 11:21 am

Skaife locks the left font into Forests Elbow losing speed down Conrod. Richards has some breathing space.

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Post by cmlean » Sun Oct 07, 2007 11:22 am

20 laps down and 11 seconds now covers the top ten.

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