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Offline Red Lotus

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I know of at least one person. I would have had a go but I was excluded  :thumbsdown:

So who had a crack?



Offline S4Simon

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It's going to be a real sad show.  Way too much to live up to.

If TG require an exotic car for a show then JC just rings around (to his friends) and voila there it is, whether it be Enzo or MC12. 

I dread the day when they say: "Well this week we're going see how the sporty new Toyota Echo flies around the track."

There's just not enough Exotica hitting our shores for the show to be viable in the long term.

Hopefully this will all be proven wrong and the show will be a hit, cos I do enjoy a good motoring show - I've just never seen a good Oz motor show. 



Offline Red Lotus

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From what I understand it is actually a touring stage show. It has been run in the UK and in South Africa. This is what I gathered when the sponsorship prop crossed my desk last year.

Needless to say I did not approve....

They do things like play car soccer (like to see that with aussie rules!) and other wanky stuff. And your dead right about the lack of truely exotic cars in Oz. The only reason why i am looking forward to Clipsal this year is because of the Bugatti Veyron. I just want to see one in the flesh.

Actually that's not true - I just want to drive one - but seeing will have to be the next best thing!



Offline AshSimmonds

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I read somewhere that there were drums full of applications, if you look at the subscription rate for the various motorsport categories around australia you'd imagine there might be a fair few reasonable entries.  Anything's gotta be better than a lot of the cringingly bad ones showing up on youtube, gah.



Offline Red Lotus

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Yeah I heard there were some shockers on you tube. Couldn't be bothered checking though



Offline AshSimmonds

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Good idea - I sat through about a dozen, only one or two weren't complete crap.



Offline Aircon

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a mate of mine applied. got a warehouse....the race track...a film crew...a couple of (slightly) exotics...the full thing.

i don't know if he's been told the outcome yet.



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Sheesh.

One of the youtube applications had a guy land in a helicopter between a Gallardo and some other go-fast Audi - he wasn't too bad overall.

Heard the Zonda was lent out to someone for their audition too.

I doubt anyone will hear anything for at least a few weeks.



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Offline flamestone

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From what I understand it is actually a touring stage show. It has been run in the UK and in South Africa. This is what I gathered when the sponsorship prop crossed my desk last year.

Yeah my colleague in South Africa was telling me about this a few weeks ago.

Highlights:
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=abclJYLlxM0" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=abclJYLlxM0</a>



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