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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.

Tuesday, July 05, 2011

What a year...

Well, it's been... interesting so far.

My car was destroyed in a crash in the final race of round 1 of the SA championship at Mallala. The old Saloon Car was like a member of the family so it was very sad seeing it stripped & crushed afterwards. There were tears :o(

We have recently finished the new car, and the aches & pains have nearly gone away. We already had a spare VN shell, but had to fork out for a roll cage, new seat, harness, etc which certainly added up. Fortunately the engine and gearbox were ok to go into the new car.

I raced at round 2 of the SA championship in June and then headed over to Winton for the Shannons Nationals where I came 2nd in Trophy Class. I set a new personal best of 1:22.1 first time out at Mallala so I'm pretty happy with that. We have learnt a lot in the 6 years since building the old car, so we did the new one a bit differently and it will be a rocket with some minor fine tuning.

Naomi :o)

Sunday, February 13, 2011

2011 season preview

We are now one week away from the first round of 2011. It's been a difficult and expensive off-season with lots of damage to fix. Naomi has had one run in the modified speedway sedan and will probably be doing a few more meetings before the end of the speedway season.

Our first Saloon Car round is at Mallala on 19th February. This is a one-day twilight meeting. After that, we are off to Wakefield Park for the inaugural TASCCO Classic enduro. This will be a 2-driver endurance race in two parts, totalling 250km. We have recruited Improved Production champ Scott Clements as co-driver and we are really looking forward to this meeting. Hopefully we will be in the running for the VN/EA trophy.