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Adelaide Hills, South Australia, Australia
Hi, my name is Naomi and I am a racing driver from South Australia. Trophy Class winner in the 2012 Australian Saloon Car Series. I have been racing Holden Commodore Saloon Cars/Super Six Touring Cars since 2006. Thanks to Frank Walsh Drilling for their ongoing support. I hope you enjoy reading my race reports and updates.

Monday, April 02, 2007

SA Championships Round 1

Hi all, the first round of the South Australian Motor Racing Championship was on at Mallala last weekend. The car went very well (as always) thanks to my crew chief/mechanic/husband Craig.
Unfortunately I was stuck with some 'pre-loved' tyres due to budget constraints, but we used the meeting to tinker with some suspension settings and to try out some new brake pads.

I qualified 10th out of 11 with a couple of spins and a best lap time of 1:25.8 - that is 1.5 seconds slower than my personal best from last year.

I was happy with my 9th place in Race 1 as I was feeling a bit more settled in & more used to the different car setup.

Race 2 was messy again but I was able to move up to 8th. Race 3 was the best for the day, with the car handling very well throughout this longer race and I was able to 'drive around' the old tyres a bit better. I had some good battles with one of the series newcomers and finished 6th.

I am 6th in the SA points with 4 more rounds to go for 2007.