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GravelBen

11,454 posts

118 months

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Tuesday 20th March 2012 quote quote all
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1q3LV2yyzJg

Only two wheels and no engine but quite mad!

Fulvisti

276 posts

58 months

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Tuesday 20th March 2012 quote quote all
That's great! Wouldn't want to mess that first part up, looks a long way down. Makes Mt Hutt look like a walk in the park

alex.tvr

292 posts

146 months

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Thursday 22nd March 2012 quote quote all
http://youtu.be/MBaIlQOGgwc

Shame it's been surfaced all the way to the Summit

Fraster

1,262 posts

128 months

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Sunday 13th May 2012 quote quote all
Very fast "Lotus" Very annoying American ballast
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HmscSzFurwg&fea...

GravelBen

11,454 posts

118 months

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Monday 3rd September 2012 quote quote all
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EWBOKD6fGu0&fea...

It took me about a minute of thinking "man, that guy can drive!" before I noticed who posted the video...
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Fraster

1,262 posts

128 months

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Tuesday 4th September 2012 quote quote all
Wow! Thanks GB!

Esprit

6,344 posts

171 months

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Tuesday 4th September 2012 quote quote all
Some gratuitous footage of me trying to chase a V8 supertourer around Hampton Downs.

Not my fastest laps around there but it was fun trying to keep yp with a faster car smile

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OGwrz1b2YWk&hd=...

Oscar the Grouch

192 posts

72 months

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Tuesday 4th September 2012 quote quote all
Hi George. Good to hear it up and running well on the track finally. Yours sounds amazing the way it revs, mine just seems to sound like some noise.

squawk7700

190 posts

60 months

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Tuesday 4th September 2012 quote quote all

Esprit

6,344 posts

171 months

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Tuesday 4th September 2012 quote quote all
Oscar the Grouch said:
Hi George. Good to hear it up and running well on the track finally. Yours sounds amazing the way it revs, mine just seems to sound like some noise.
Cheers Aaron, and fear not... an Elise with a Larini exhaust can sound very nice indeed! This is my old one smile

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KyXsDdqt0bA



And yeah, the Exige isn't doing too bad for itself now. Seems to have most of the niggles sorted out and runs very strongly. It's running Hampton Downs in 1:13.5 now, which is about the quickest street-legal car around there that I know of. There will be a few quicker, but not many. The only cars I've seen running similar times are generally roll-caged race cars running slicks... which ain't too bad for a little Rover K engine.

Redmist336

238 posts

78 months

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Monday 10th September 2012 quote quote all
Twizel 250 - bad weekend. A tonne of peat in the side pods meant no air to the intercoolers, oil and trans coolers. Well down on power we ended up toasting the Albins sequential trans.
http://youtu.be/Ox1n2r7ttxU

Nelson 500 enduro championship - Mixed bag. An alignment two days before the event showed 5.5degrees of toe out in the rear. I couldn't see any damage, or how it could have shifted so didn't believe it... bad move. The car was all over the place. Ended up with a severely curtailed top speed and fighting the rear end all weekend. Still managed a strategic overall win by keeping it clean. Now the NZ enduro champion.
www.youtube.com/embed/xUWYIy5iPbQ

Atom Johnny

1,064 posts

64 months

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Monday 24th September 2012 quote quote all
Great British Car Rally 2013, Auckland to Christchurch in February.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wtm2HTwMxc4

Fraster

1,262 posts

128 months

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Thursday 4th April 2013 quote quote all

cheddar

2,812 posts

62 months

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Thursday 4th April 2013 quote quote all
Fraster said:
WOW - blown away with that!!

Makes Hampton Downs - or any other NZ track for that matter - look 2nd rate.

Shades of Spa Francorchamps and even Monza's Curve Parabolica.

Agreed with youtube poster that some of those concrete abutments look very dangerous.

Thanks Fraster, great post thumbup

SkylineObsession

254 posts

109 months

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Thursday 4th April 2013 quote quote all
And theres lots more vids of cars hooning around Highlands during the opening weekend on my page below. Ford GT's, McLaren-Mercedes SLR, Porsche 911 GT3 RS (and race car GT3s), Aston Martin GT3, McLaren MP4-12C GT3, V8 Supertourers, NZV8, whole lotta classics, R35 GT-R and more.

http://www.youtube.com/SkylineObsession

GravelBen

11,454 posts

118 months

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Tuesday 11th June 2013 quote quote all
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aHmF0NtDXBM

Bit of fun from the yankee top gear copy.

Fraster

1,262 posts

128 months

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Saturday 22nd June 2013 quote quote all
More (all right, it was probably 5 years ago) bonkers Euro hill-climb footage: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aJGiB5KWY3M

GravelBen

11,454 posts

118 months

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Sunday 23rd June 2013 quote quote all
Thats... quite fast. Car doesn't look very settled in the slow corners though?

squawk7700

190 posts

60 months

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Wednesday 26th June 2013 quote quote all
It has probably appeared on this video link at some point before but in case you haven't seen this, it's a great piece of cinema verite. A car racing through Pairs in the early hours of the morning. Lots of fun facts about this movie, but best to first just watch it...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qw4SU2JcnqM

GravelBen

11,454 posts

118 months

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