Category Archives: Motorsport

Look out for Wildlife …

Another relaxing start to the day as we were waiting for my sister Diana and brother in law Danny to arrive from Mataranka. They rolled into Litchfield at 1:00pm. A quick catch-up then it was onto the Old 4WD Campground … Continue reading

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Geocaching in the City …

Today was a geocaching day in the Darwin City area. What I mean by that is I geocached while Jenny stayed in the airconditioned car reading her book. Ratio of finds to “Did Not Finds” was not that good, with … Continue reading

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Race Meeting has been postponed …

Today was a holiday day with relaxing around the van at the Discovery Park. A few little jobs on the Taj before doing some shopping and refuelling. Fuel is cheaper here than in Adelaide at $1.13 per litre for diesel. … Continue reading

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Darwin here we come …

It was up earlier than normal this morning. We wanted to pack up and head down for one last soak before hitting the road to Darwin. Once again, the thermal pool was almost empty but we did have a couple … Continue reading

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When in Coober Pedy …

It has taken a couple of days but I have made it from the Bend to Coober Pedy. There is not a lot to do in Coober Pedy when you are just travelling through but having a local pizza is … Continue reading

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That’s it for the Supersprint …

Well that was a relatively quiet weekend at the Bend for the Supersprint. Once again, my role was the Emergency Coordinator in Race Control. If there is an on track incident, the coordination of the fire, medical and recovery vehicles … Continue reading

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Time for some Supercars …

My time down the south east had come to an end and although I didn’t achieve all the geocache finds I had planned, it certainly made a dent in the available caches. I am sure there will be a lot … Continue reading

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Coat of Arms time …

It was a Australian Coat of Arms type of day with plenty of kangaroos and emus along the way with the living out numbering the roadkill for a change.   An easy day travelling from Cunnamulla to Charleville. It only … Continue reading

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Final Race Day at the Valley …

Third day in a row to see the sun rise at the Hidden Valley Raceway and the final day for this years Supercar event.   Surely the drivers have worked out the track and it will be a quiet day … Continue reading

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Race Day 2 at the Valley …

Another break of dawn start to the day at the Hidden Valley Raceway.    Today we start to get serious with races in all categories including the big race for the day being the Supercars.   As usual the Porsche’s … Continue reading

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