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Offline Ospif1

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Re: Silly Season 2022
« Reply #270 on: April 07, 2022, 08:58:54 PM »
The kelly engine couldn't even have the butterflies tuned on the car and there was already a noticeable gain in a simple intake design tweak. For guys so highly praised for their engineering prowess it's odd how poor some of their design decisions were.

The recent results for Grove a no fluke, it's really just the new team improving a lot of issues and finding the true potential of the car.

Makes you wonder what could have been achieved with the Nissan in better hands.

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Re: Silly Season 2022
« Reply #271 on: April 07, 2022, 09:01:55 PM »
Dave said it best after his qualifying performance - "Groves have invested a lot this year."
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Re: Silly Season 2022
« Reply #272 on: April 20, 2022, 11:10:48 AM »
Feeney was a big gamble for the 2022 season but in my opinion he is doing great.

Even exceeded his own expectations apparently.

https://www.speedcafe.com/2022/04/20/feeney-exceeding-own-expectations-in-rookie-season/

What’s everyone else’s thoughts?

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Re: Silly Season 2022
« Reply #273 on: April 20, 2022, 09:24:18 PM »
Feeney was a big gamble for the 2022 season but in my opinion he is doing great.

Even exceeded his own expectations apparently.

https://www.speedcafe.com/2022/04/20/feeney-exceeding-own-expectations-in-rookie-season/

What’s everyone else’s thoughts?
No knock on Broc, but I could exceed my expectations in a TER car. 

Now put me or him in a BJR car and see how far our "exceedence" goes....
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Re: Silly Season 2022
« Reply #274 on: April 20, 2022, 09:53:36 PM »
I reckon Feeney was barely a gamble at all. T8 being fairly certain to pick a kid they can rely on to rise to their standards.

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Re: Silly Season 2022
« Reply #275 on: April 21, 2022, 06:11:02 AM »
I reckon Feeney was barely a gamble at all. T8 being fairly certain to pick a kid they can rely on to rise to their standards.
Agree, Bloops.
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Re: Silly Season 2022
« Reply #276 on: April 21, 2022, 08:25:51 AM »
I reckon Feeney was barely a gamble at all. T8 being fairly certain to pick a kid they can rely on to rise to their standards.

Especially whilst the other side of the garage keeps the sponsors happy.
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Re: Silly Season 2022
« Reply #277 on: April 23, 2022, 08:41:34 AM »
It's good to see young Zak Best get a crack with a wildcard entry.

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Re: Silly Season 2022
« Reply #278 on: April 27, 2022, 02:04:31 PM »
Speedcafe all but confirming a wildcard for Lowndes:
https://www.speedcafe.com/2022/04/27/co-driver-clarity-at-top-end-of-town/

Fraser or Hill likely to get a pretty good gig!
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Re: Silly Season 2022
« Reply #280 on: May 07, 2022, 07:24:48 PM »
https://www.motorsport.com/v8supercars/news/doubts-new-zealand-supercars-round/10262115/

That’s a kick in the guts for NZ fans. Kiwis have dominated the sport for the last 5 years so they deserve some races

There are enough tracks suitable over there to do 3-4 rounds running just as this did SMP last year.

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Re: Silly Season 2022
« Reply #281 on: May 07, 2022, 08:11:13 PM »
NZ was held up high in front of the world for their COVID response and success.  It is much easier to do for an island country.  Now shipping, freight, and supply issues are rearing their heads.  It is much harder to do for an island country.

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Re: Silly Season 2022
« Reply #282 on: May 08, 2022, 07:52:25 AM »
NZ was held up high in front of the world for their COVID response and success.

I'm glad you added the word "was", coz it sure isn't now. This current bunch of lefties has all but destroyed small business' in New Zealand.

Good luck to the ozzies should they be so unfortunate in 2 weeks time.

It certainly is a kick in the teeth for us here, especially as Pukekohe is my home town now.

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Re: Silly Season 2022
« Reply #283 on: May 08, 2022, 04:08:21 PM »
geeezus what would any of us be doing if we were CEO of SC  atm?


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Re: Silly Season 2022
« Reply #284 on: May 08, 2022, 04:34:17 PM »
geeezus what would any of us be doing if we were CEO of SC  atm?

I would choose to retire with a huge golden handshake. ;D 8)
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