If you were outside tonight you may have noticed the moon doing some pretty interesting things. The occurrence, known as a Super Blue Blood Moon is revered by many as a once in a life time experience and it definitely didn’t disappoint. While Australia saw a total eclipse on a blue moon around thirty five years ago, the moon was exceptionally pretty tonight thanks to its status as a ‘super moon’. The moon reached partial eclipse around 11:50 and hit total about 12:30. Click through for some candid shots for your viewing pleasure.
2017 has been a year of losses for Australian car enthusiasts. The country’s manufacturing industry officially shut it’s doors, leaving many unemployed and setting off a domino affect within our car related industries. That’s not what we’re here to talk about though, this weekend marks the end of another era. As of tomorrow, the V8 Supercars will be no more.
A large thunderstorm has caused many parts of Victoria to be issued with a severe weather warning. Here’s the view from out the front of mine.
I created this infographic to show the results of Coates Hire V8 Supercar Challenge.
- #T8Family refers to the teams which are managed by Triple Eight Race Engineering – Red Bull Racing Australia (RBRA) and Team Vortex.
- Jamie Whincup and Shane van Gisbergen race for RBRA. Craig Lowndes races for Team Vortex.
- In this instance the term triple-lockout is being used to describe one team filling the podium. The #T8Family did this in races two and three and had two members on the podium for races one and four.
Lowndsey fans may also be interested in this article about his lap of honour at the Clipsal 500.
Six-time Bathurst 1000 winner, Craig Lowndes, has today been honoured during the premiere event of the 2016 V8 Supercar racing calendar. This year’s Clipsal 500 marks the start of Lowndes’ 251st round, grabbing him the record for most starts in the history of the sport.
To recognise his breaking of previous holder Russell ‘The Enforcer’ Ingall‘s record, Lowndes was celebrated with a solo lap of the track prior to commencement of the first race of the season.