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Evan Bottcher

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Re: Historic Sandown
« Reply #15 on: November 12, 2007, 12:00:47 PM »
 :o  So sorry to hear that Phil - hope you can make it back to the track as soon as possible and next time stick it in front of the Datsun.

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Got any photo of the carnage???  <devil>
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Re: Historic Sandown
« Reply #16 on: November 12, 2007, 12:15:01 PM »
Phil:  Ditto to Evan's reply!  As Bill says, what goes rounds comes round.  Chin up and we'll see you at the Club nite.

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Re: Historic Sandown
« Reply #17 on: November 12, 2007, 12:20:58 PM »
Hi Phil, sorry to hear about your battered and bruised Alfetta. Hopefully its not too bad and can be quickly (and cheaply) fixed.

Don't know why, but of the four times that I have received panel damage three of those have involved Datsuns - 240Z and 2000 Sports. Admittely one of these was my fault, but the other two ...  >:(

Maybe its because, like Alfettas, Zs are cheap to buy and fix. Plus also like Alfettas they seem to be multiplying rapidly on the Group S grids... ::)

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Re: Historic Sandown
« Reply #18 on: November 12, 2007, 01:05:44 PM »
Thanks for the support folks.

I should try and concentrate on the positives from the weekend (ie. Saturday!) to qualify 12th at Sandown (where the 2 litres should have been nowhere) with that field full of Porsches, Corvette's, and Pantera's was a real buzz, far outweighing my expectations.  Some great racing too with Steve Schuler in the Corvette, Geoff Pike in the MG, and Don McKay in his Datsun (different car to the other one!).....a lot of fun!

No photos of the car, I couldnít bring myself to take photos just yet....to upset :'(

Edward, please pass on my thanks to your Dad, he was a lot of help immediately after when I returned to the paddock, and I probably seemed a bit dismissive of his support, but it didnít go unnoticed and it was appreciated.
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Re: Historic Sandown
« Reply #19 on: November 12, 2007, 05:08:00 PM »
Phil,  I think you are now thinking the right way - you did a pretty bloody good job on the weekend, good times in a very fast field - although panel damage hurts and shouldn't be a part of this gentleman's category it does happen when racing. 

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Re: Historic Sandown
« Reply #20 on: November 12, 2007, 08:06:08 PM »
Thanks for the support folks.


Edward, please pass on my thanks to your Dad, he was a lot of help immediately after when I returned to the paddock, and I probably seemed a bit dismissive of his support, but it didnít go unnoticed and it was appreciated.


cheers Phil,i will pass your thoughts on although he is probably reading thsi anyway
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Re: Historic Sandown
« Reply #21 on: November 15, 2007, 10:56:54 PM »
Bad luck Phil,

I didn't join Group S for rubbing racing  :(
It's bad enough with 'accidents' like the one I had at Winton  >:(
Hopefully you will get the car back better than before and in no time.

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Re: Historic Sandown
« Reply #22 on: November 16, 2007, 02:11:24 PM »
Hung,

Ready for the Dec 16 AROCA sprint?
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Re: Historic Sandown
« Reply #23 on: November 17, 2007, 12:05:28 PM »
Yes,

I will tow you down the straight then you can pull me along all the bendy bits  ;D
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Re: Historic Sandown
« Reply #24 on: November 19, 2007, 08:30:31 AM »
Sounds good.  See you there.
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Re: Historic Sandown
« Reply #25 on: November 20, 2007, 09:51:04 PM »
I would like to say thanks for all the support and help during the weekend from all including Laurie, Justin, Ian, Phil, Graeme (who travelled down from Sydney), Marie, Elisha (my better half) and of course Anthony and Vin.

If it were not for you guys the silverware would not have gone to the Marque we like the best!

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Re: Historic Sandown
« Reply #26 on: November 20, 2007, 09:52:46 PM »
Do you have any photos to share?

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Re: Historic Sandown
« Reply #27 on: November 20, 2007, 09:56:48 PM »
If I can figure out how to attach them Evan!

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Re: Historic Sandown
« Reply #28 on: November 20, 2007, 10:02:43 PM »
This shot is courtesy of SDpics.....

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Re: Historic Sandown
« Reply #29 on: November 20, 2007, 10:06:41 PM »
These shots are courtesy of your fellowclub member Gordon Hellsten....

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