NSW Sports Sedans Round 2

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The NSW Sports Sedans Championship headed to Wakefield Park for the second round of the 2017 Championship. Joined by the National Sports Sedans Championship this weekend provided plenty of action. You can watch all the highlights below.

Or Purchase our DVD featuring all three races from the weekend in full:

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PRODUCTION CAR RACING WINTON

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The 2016 NSW Production Touring Car Championship finished off a successful season with a pair of hour endurance races at Winton Raceway on December 5-6. The races did not disappoint with plenty of action and strong battles through the field with multiple class cars always fighting for position.

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Blend Line TV covered all the action and produced it into the highlights package you can see here:

1938 Ariel Red Hunter & 1961 Ariel Special 500

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At the recent Southern Classic held by the HMRAV we caught up with Clive Harrop to have a chat about his pair of Ariels. Racing his 1938 Ariel Red Hunter in the Vintage & Class C ‘Handshift Battle’ group as well as the 1961 Ariel Special 500 in the 500cc Classic class, Harrop certainly had a lot on his hands across the two days of racing.

Check out our chat with Clive and get an insight into the pair of fantastic motorcycles below.

DVD ORDER: PETER BROCK – ROAD TO GLORY.

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In conjunction with Team BR05K, Blend Line TV is proud to offer DVDs, offering a remarkable insight into the early years of the life of Peter Brock, for sale through our website.
Covering everything from the earliest days racing anything with a motor around the family farm, through to the A30 build and subsequent first years with HDT, this DVD provides some fascinating insight into what started the career of one of our most loved motorsport icons.

Here’s a taste of what to expect while watching:

To order your copy of ‘Peter Brock Road to Glory’ fill out the form below and Team BR05K management will get back to you with a confirmation shortly.

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Snowy River Sprint: Australian Tarmac Rally

The 2016 Snowy River Sprint saw the Australian Tarmac Rally Championship head to the East Gipsland region in country Victoria. Set in the hills just outside Lakes Entrance the rally saw a great variation between open sweeping roads and tight twisty forest sections.

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Held over two days in varying weather conditions the rally through up plenty of challenges for competitors as they fought for the top spots in each class.
Check out the full event highlights below:

The Forgotten Sister

After more than 30 years justice will be served for Phil Brock at Mount Panorama as he finally gets to steer the #25 Marlboro Holden Dealer Team Commodore around the mountain on race day.

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Build #7 At Weekend at Brockies, shortly after completion.

While the lap won’t be in the original car, or at racing speed, the event will see Brock steering a vehicle that has been as overlooked in HDT Bathurst history.

The car seen on track will be regarded as a tribute, yet it could more justly be called the Forgotten Sister. Originally a General Motors Racing Shell given the HDT the compliance tag reads racing 7. Making it one of the twelve bodies built by General Motors for racing purposes. Ordered for Brock HDT the car was inadvertently given a coat of body deadener at the factory, making it useless to the Holden Dealer Team for racing.   

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Inside is a time capsule back to that fateful morning in ’83

Subsequently the car was turned into a road vehicle and, as so often is the case, it was lost into the system. Eventually the potential of the car was realised and it’s history checked, before being put into the project column for an eventual rebirth into a race vehicle. 

Enter, Brock enthusiast, Michael Mitchell. Michael had been a long time HDT fan and was searching for a potential to build a tribute car, GM Racing Build #7 fit the bill perfectly. 

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Body# Racing 7 as shown on the compliance plate

Over a ten year process the 1983 Bathurst winner has been meticulously recreated. With input from Harvey and Phil Brock giving plenty of valuable insight during the process. During the build no detail was left unturned, including repainting by hand all the original signage as seen on the car in ’83. 

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“My dream was to have Phil drive this car at Bathurst. Thanks to Phil’s kind offer to be included in this wonderful occasion, and a lot of ground work by Stephen behind the scenes, it’s going to happen”, Michael Mitchell enthused when speaking of the event. 

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(L) Manager Stephen Whyte with (R) Phil Brock

In many ways this car is so perfect you could be forgiven for thinking it is the original as it passes you on Sunday. However, you will be part of history, as Phil finally gets his chance to take the #25 Special Mild car for a lap, and to do so on the day we remember The King of the Mountain, is something truly special. 

Check out the video below for Phil’s first drive of the #25 at Weekend at Brockies earlier this year.

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