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Behind The Scenes: Ipswich 2018

Our annual home race always provides pride and joy, particularly for our family members who witness what we actually get up to at work and for the workshop staff who can see their hard work come to fruition. Here’s all the fun from Queensland Raceway in photos… 

 

RD not happy to be showered in champagne that is not, at least, Dom Perignon Vintage 2005. 

 

We were running short on crew keen to work out at the dead end of the Earth, which explains the young fella in the green shorts.

 

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Dutto to J-Dub: “We have a ride day so we are here until Tuesday afternoon.” 

 

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J-Dub doing his best job to apparate out of Ipswich, or at least envisioning himself somewhere better. 

 

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J-Dub’s entourage: 1 x burly security guard, 1 x shoe cleaner, 1 x brolly dolly.

 

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Home races… The good: Sleeping in your own bed. The bad: Wondering whether you’ve turned the iron off and fed the cat, as you line up on the grid. 

 

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SVG minutes before he pulled out his new weapon on the start line… 

 

Coates Hire Ipswich SuperSprint event 9 of the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship, Ipswich, Queensland. Australia. July 20th to 22nd 2018

Old mate’s still got it. 

 

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Thirsty work… SVG was still thirsty after this podium celebration…