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PostSubject: Weekend fun   Weekend fun I_icon_minitimeWed Mar 09, 2011 6:30 am

Well my other hobby officially started on the weekend:
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more pics latter. We happily finished 14th outright despite running without brakes at all for the last 90kms Shocked
EDIT we even got a special mention here : http://www.offroadracing.com.au/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=700:styles-on-top-in-the-west&catid=17:events-western-australia&Itemid=475
we didn't actually roll over but we did take out a few trees while on 2 wheels Smile


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PostSubject: Re: Weekend fun   Weekend fun I_icon_minitimeWed Mar 09, 2011 7:25 am

Looks great fun James, i would love to do things like that Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Weekend fun   Weekend fun I_icon_minitimeWed Mar 09, 2011 8:16 am

Congrats AJ. I know you were talking about racing last year and its good to see your finally doing it. But that had to be scary as all hell knowing you were running with no brakes.
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PostSubject: Re: Weekend fun   Weekend fun I_icon_minitimeThu Mar 10, 2011 9:48 pm

Fkn awesome badaassss.put some nitrous on that truck.
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PostSubject: Re: Weekend fun   Weekend fun I_icon_minitimeFri Mar 11, 2011 6:44 am

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z3oLt_Nykk4
we're at 4:12 tongue
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PostSubject: Re: Weekend fun   Weekend fun I_icon_minitimeFri Mar 11, 2011 6:56 am

Weeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee

Great fun m8 good luck for the next race Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Weekend fun   Weekend fun I_icon_minitimeFri Mar 11, 2011 7:04 am

Awesome James!

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The perseverance award for the weekend should go to Wayne Panomarenko and James Kenneison (769) who completed full race distance after rolling the Toyota Hilux into a tree, the car coming to a stop with the roof wedged into the vegetation. The car pulled upright the crew continued racing, only to suffer a broken brake line and finish the last lap and a half with no brakes.

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PostSubject: Re: Weekend fun   Weekend fun I_icon_minitimeFri Mar 11, 2011 8:33 am

@Joe_O wrote:
Awesome James!

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The perseverance award for the weekend should go to Wayne Panomarenko and James Kenneison (769) who completed full race distance after rolling the Toyota Hilux into a tree, the car coming to a stop with the roof wedged into the vegetation. The car pulled upright the crew continued racing, only to suffer a broken brake line and finish the last lap and a half with no brakes.

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That's some serious racing! Twisted Evil !! :explosion: !!! :nailbiting: :clap:

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PostSubject: Re: Weekend fun   Weekend fun I_icon_minitimeFri Mar 11, 2011 2:09 pm

sweet vid james.
At about 4.12 into the vid james truck appears.awesome.
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PostSubject: Re: Weekend fun   Weekend fun I_icon_minitimeTue Mar 15, 2011 4:37 am

That brilliant mate!

I can only imagine the fun you guys had!

Is this an annual race? - It reminds me of the dukes of Hazard (only cooler with the 4x4)

yeehaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa!
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PostSubject: Re: Weekend fun   Weekend fun I_icon_minitimeTue Mar 15, 2011 5:40 am

Yeah it's an annual event. There are 5 state rounds the next one held over the Easter long weekend. It is also the first race of the National series so we'll be competing against vehicles from around the country. They will be 112km laps (reknowned for huge jumps) so fitness (or lack of it) will be an issue Laughing Our main goal this year is just to finish every race, aiming towards stepping up in class next year. I must thank my mate Wayne (driver & major sponsor) without him I'd be sitting on the couch.
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PostSubject: Re: Weekend fun   Weekend fun I_icon_minitimeTue Mar 15, 2011 5:01 pm

Looks like you have a right laugh James, Looking forward to reading your high lights in the next round mate Laughing Laughing
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PostSubject: Re: Weekend fun   Weekend fun I_icon_minitimeMon Apr 25, 2011 10:55 pm

Another race complete & another 14th outright (5th in class). We really struggled with a lack of top end speed but hit every jump with full commitment/stupidity:

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PostSubject: Re: Weekend fun   Weekend fun I_icon_minitimeTue Apr 26, 2011 1:08 am

Hly shit you guy's were gettn some good air on those jump's Shocked Very Happy
Bunch of Dirty Harry's,YEEEEEHAWWWWW. Kik ass footage way to go James. cheers cheers cheers
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PostSubject: Re: Weekend fun   Weekend fun I_icon_minitimeSat Jun 11, 2011 7:21 pm

Some pics from last weekends event:
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PostSubject: Re: Weekend fun   Weekend fun I_icon_minitimeSun Jun 12, 2011 3:54 am

That video and them pics make it look like fun, now haveing just lost my job maybe I should suggest to the mrs about emigrating to australia so I can have a go Laughing
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PostSubject: Re: Weekend fun   Weekend fun I_icon_minitimeMon Jun 13, 2011 1:54 am

That looks like one hell of a good time!
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PostSubject: Re: Weekend fun   Weekend fun I_icon_minitimeTue Aug 16, 2011 5:32 am

We got to play in the mud Smile :
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PostSubject: Re: Weekend fun   Weekend fun I_icon_minitimeTue Aug 16, 2011 6:39 am

Looks like fun AJ!!

On a slightly related theme, we just got word of the route the Australian leg of the World Rally Championships next month which is happening in my town (little old Coffs Harbour). The start is happening directly in front of my shop!
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PostSubject: Re: Weekend fun   Weekend fun I_icon_minitimeTue Aug 16, 2011 11:25 am

man that looks like alot of fun , missing my jeep even more now

especialy that movie clip looks awsome
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PostSubject: Re: Weekend fun   Weekend fun I_icon_minitimeFri Oct 14, 2011 10:42 pm

Season ended with a bang- we finished 14th outright in the last race (5th in class for the year). The Hilux will get a full rebuild over the off season & we look forward to next season.
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PostSubject: Re: Weekend fun   Weekend fun I_icon_minitimeSat Oct 15, 2011 2:05 am



Wow what a great hobby, that must be loads of fun to do in the weekends!!!!

Great vid and soundtrack too. cheers

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PostSubject: Re: Weekend fun   Weekend fun I_icon_minitimeThu Feb 09, 2012 12:21 am

Just saw the vid's of your racing last season,way to go. Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: Weekend fun   Weekend fun I_icon_minitimeWed Feb 29, 2012 5:36 am

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all ready for the new season- except the first race got cancelled due to rain Shocked Evil or Very Mad
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