Monday, June 22, 2009

- V8's, Beer, Jimmy & The Presets! -

Darwin's Hidden Valley Race Track was home to Round 5 of the V8 Supercars....3 days of fast paced excitement, burnouts, boooze and bands! We seemed to have the hottest ticket in town, 3 days of racing, & 2 concerts with Jimmy Barnes & The Presets performing... all for just $70 Bucks!!





We decided to skip the Friday as we both had work & it was only the qualifying rounds, leaving us plenty of energy & beer money for the remain 2 days. Early Saturday afternoon we headed out to the track... the noise was incredible.. and fast!! We enjoyed a few races over a couple of beers and headed out to check out the merchandise ally and pit lane. The place was a hive of activity, with racing enthusiasts from all over the country!! After the days events had finished we stayed to enjoy Jimmy Barnes!! What a day.... and we still had Sunday to go!





On the Sunday Hidden Valley was buzzing!! Between races a fighter jet entertained the crowd by flying low over the track and doing stunt rolls with a deafening roar!! Burnouts and Stunts amped up the crowd.





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Once all the racing was over... we waited close to the stage eagerly awaiting the Presets to perform. The crowd was intense, with a much younger crowd (than the Jimmy concert) jumping, screaming, singing & pushing to get a closer to the stage!! It was awesome!!




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