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Behind the scenes: The Bend 2018

The Bend Motorsport Park is a brand-spanking new track and we went there and we smashed it! Not literally, but seriously. Taking out two wins, two poles and another podium to add to the mix… And although we had our heads down, bums up most of the time to get the job done, there was a lot of action going on behind the scenes.

 

OTR SuperSprint event 11 of the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship, Tailem Bend, South Australia. Australia.
August 26th 2018

J-Dub having a giggle about the times he’s unplugged his radio mid-race…

 

OTR SuperSprint event 11 of the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship, Tailem Bend, South Australia. Australia.
August 24th to 26th 2018

…And then proceeding to give us a demonstration of how easy it is to do.

 

OTR SuperSprint event 11 of the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship, Tailem Bend, South Australia. Australia.
August 24th to 26th 2018

“So, you’re telling me that our Prime Minister has changed since I jumped in the car?”

 

OTR SuperSprint event 11 of the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship, Tailem Bend, South Australia. Australia.
August 26th 2018

J-Dub wasting as much champagne as he can before wasting his pole prize money… Because apparently an empty bottle of champagne can cost you $1,000 these days… Imagine a full one!

 

OTR SuperSprint event 11 of the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship, Tailem Bend, South Australia. Australia.
August 26th 2018

SVG just moments after an RD spray, pre-Riana interview.

 

OTR SuperSprint event 11 of the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship, Tailem Bend, South Australia. Australia.
August 26th 2018

And SVG post-Riana interview trying to understand WTF she was actually going on about back there.

 

OTR SuperSprint event 11 of the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship, Tailem Bend, South Australia. Australia.
August 26th 2018

When you take your old man to the Valley to show him how it’s done. 

 

OTR SuperSprint event 11 of the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship, Tailem Bend, South Australia. Australia.
August 26th 2018

Except he starts trying too hard…

 

OTR SuperSprint event 11 of the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship, Tailem Bend, South Australia. Australia.
August 26th 2018

Team Physio, Brady, trying desperately hard to ‘un-see’ what he just saw in the transporter… 

 

OTR SuperSprint event 11 of the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship, Tailem Bend, South Australia. Australia. August 24th to 26th 2018

J-Dub after the 57th person asked how his eye was… 

 

OTR SuperSprint event 11 of the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship, Tailem Bend, South Australia. Australia. August 26th 2018

Watch out for that roller door, J-Dub 😉  

 

OTR SuperSprint event 11 of the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship, Tailem Bend, South Australia. Australia.
August 26th 2018

How many eyes do you have, Cassie? (Sorry not sorry, J-Dub)

 

OTR SuperSprint event 11 of the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship, Tailem Bend, South Australia. Australia. August 26th 2018

Tanny Mac, holding what J-Dub should have been wearing when he went near that roller door on Sunday night… 

 

OTR SuperSprint event 11 of the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship, Tailem Bend, South Australia. Australia.
August 26th 2018

A new track, incidents, tantrums, steward investigations, fines and bung eyes aside, we still managed to secure the valuable wares (as modeled so bloody brilliantly and fabulously here by our Commercial guru Hollywood).

 

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