I have to admit the Australian F1 Grand Prix was pretty big, but it was big
for your's truly because the V8's were there and to me that was the big
The big story at the AGP was how Lowndesy went. The lead up to the event was
how he would go and most people including Craig didn't expect himself to do
On the up coming news front we should be seeing Craig's new sponsor released
very soon and I can tell you the goss is that Transport Accident Commission
maybe the new sponsor.
Larko is also about to release his new sponsor and he told 'Club V8X' that
it is someone new to V8 Supercar and this company hasn't been involved in
motorsport before. We twisted his arm to give us the scoop but he kept his
gob shut (didn't twist it hard enough).
Anyway, the news side of things has been a bit light as it has all died down
a bit after the AGP weekend with a lot of teams going back to try and tweak
theirs cars to go faster and some are even going back to the 'drawing
The next best thing we have done for you guys is put up a new photo gallery
from the AGP and if you also check in the next day or two there will be a
new GRID GIRL gallery.
Also the new poll asks the question about Craig Lowndes and how well he went
at the AGP, did you expect it or not?
The results are in on the last poll in which we asked:
Who will win the V8 punch-up on weekend of the Australian Grand Prix
Commodore - 38 %
Falcon - 60 %
Too scared to guess! - 2 %
Phillip Island is just two weeks away so there isn't much time to rest -
GREAT - I can't wait!
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There were too many machines to photo today, including Leno and his Brough SS 100, but the 350 Manx was my favorite bike there. I just had to post these to show that Britbikes can be beautiful, unlike the '81 "Trumpet" TS-8.
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