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  • NZSBK 2018 Round 1

    Round 1 of NZSBK starts at Ruapuna this weekend

    Live Timing
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    This article was originally published in forum thread: nzsbk starts tommorow started by jellywrestler View original post
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    1. jellywrestler's Avatar
      jellywrestler -
      ruapuna this weekend http://www.ctaslive.co.nz/
      levels next weekend http://www.ctaslive.co.nz/
    1. AllanB's Avatar
      AllanB -
      Well the track will be well washed in Christchurch today ........ pack ya wets.
    1. EJK's Avatar
      EJK -
      Going to be very interesting. Will be hanging around the pits with a camera.
    1. WALRUS's Avatar
      WALRUS -
      Does it get streamed or broadcast anywhere?
    1. onearmedbandit's Avatar
      onearmedbandit -
      Quote Originally Posted by WALRUS View Post
      Does it get streamed or broadcast anywhere?
      Check the links in the first post, they've done live video streaming in the past.
    1. WALRUS's Avatar
      WALRUS -
      Quote Originally Posted by onearmedbandit View Post
      Check the links in the first post, they've done live video streaming in the past.
      Cool beans, I'll keep an eye on it!
    1. Racing Dave's Avatar
      Racing Dave -
      Quote Originally Posted by onearmedbandit View Post
      Check the links in the first post, they've done live video streaming in the past.
      And indeed they are doing live coverage this weekend - I'm watching it now...
    1. nzspokes's Avatar
      nzspokes -
      Many protests yet?
    1. Grumph's Avatar
      Grumph -
      Quote Originally Posted by nzspokes View Post
      Many protests yet?
      Well, in a walk around on Friday, I think the only legal size numbers I saw were on sidecars....
    1. EJK's Avatar
      EJK -
      Weather got better for the race in the afternoon, although it was still a bit windy. Great race to watch.

      More photos here:
      https://www.facebook.com/pg/RidersOf...00202330153598
    1. Kickaha's Avatar
      Kickaha -
      Quote Originally Posted by nzspokes View Post
      Many protests yet?
      Some technical infringements in one new class which were apparently sorted before they went out on track

      Quote Originally Posted by Grumph View Post
      Well, in a walk around on Friday, I think the only legal size numbers I saw were on sidecars....
      That's because we're a class that always sticks to the rules
    1. jellywrestler's Avatar
      jellywrestler -
      great racing in all classes, they'll be banging fairings this weekend at levels timaru
    1. ellipsis's Avatar
      ellipsis -
      Quote Originally Posted by jellywrestler View Post
      great racing in all classes,
      ...except the sidecars, which were even better than the rest...
    1. Kickaha's Avatar
      Kickaha -
      Quote Originally Posted by ellipsis View Post
      ...except the sidecars, which were even better than the rest...
      You're welcome
    1. jellywrestler's Avatar
      jellywrestler -
      Quote Originally Posted by Kickaha View Post
      You're welcome
      you even led a race last year kick at ruapuna
    1. Kickaha's Avatar
      Kickaha -
      Quote Originally Posted by jellywrestler View Post
      you even led a race last year kick at ruapuna
      I didn't quite make 1 lap in the lead, Pirate got me with a few metres to go so Drew is currently one up on that score
    1. ellipsis's Avatar
      ellipsis -
      ...wow...what a start to the Nationals...fucking fantastic racing...well done to all who made the spectacle...The Jake and James Show and the Sidecars were the cream though...woohoo...I hope it ends as it started...Drew and Alan, what a consistent show you put on...fantastic...
    1. merv's Avatar
      merv -
      Quote Originally Posted by ellipsis View Post
      Drew and Alan, what a consistent show you put on...fantastic...
      Indeed, but they got off on the grass at that last start but the CTAS coverage wasn't close enough to show us exactly what happened, and they had a good comeback from that - well done boys .
    1. Kickaha's Avatar
      Kickaha -
      Quote Originally Posted by merv View Post
      Indeed, but you got off on the grass at that last start but the CTAS coverage wasn't close enough to show us exactly what happened, and you had a good comeback from that - well done boys .
      Scrivy gave him one from behind
    1. merv's Avatar
      merv -
      Quote Originally Posted by Kickaha View Post
      Scrivy gave him one from behind
      His favourite action? What about you Kick were you happy with the weekend?

      I watched a bit of the CTAS coverage and that was pretty good compared to previous efforts including the post race interviews.