Home Mobile Forum News Cookbook FaceBook Us T-Shirts etc.: Europe/Worldwide. eBay Motorsport Links Advertising Live Chat  
Site Partners: SpotterGuides  
Related Sites: Your Link Here  

Go Back   TenTenths Motorsport Forum > Saloon & Sportscar Racing > Australasian Touring Cars.


Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 6 Oct 2017, 20:26 (Ref:3772354)   #91
GTRMagic
Race Official
1% Club
 
GTRMagic's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2002
Australia
Sell me this pen....
Posts: 43,567
GTRMagic is going for a new world record!GTRMagic is going for a new world record!GTRMagic is going for a new world record!GTRMagic is going for a new world record!GTRMagic is going for a new world record!GTRMagic is going for a new world record!GTRMagic is going for a new world record!
Ganassi Next?
GTRMagic is offline  
__________________
C.D. Bales (Roxanne): "Are we having fun yet?"
Harvey Specter: Anyone can do my job, but no one can be me.
Anyone can be a lost Picasso.... I love lamp... BE ON EDGE..
Wherever you go, there you are... more cash than panache...
“What the hell kind of moon man talk is that?” - Frank Barone
“If we can’t tell each other the hard truths, then what are we doing?” - Harvey Specter
Quote
Old 6 Oct 2017, 21:52 (Ref:3772368)   #92
anthony81901
Veteran
 
Join Date: May 2003
Australia
Sydney
Posts: 1,100
anthony81901 should be qualifying in the top 10 on the grid
Funny that for all this talk of the entry of foreign teams taking ownership in Supercar teams opening doors overseas for people, in the 15 years or so that TWR ran Holden's racing program before its demise, the only people I can think of to ever get gigs outside of Australia were Larry Perkins at Le Mans in 1988 and Craig Lowndes in F3 in 1997. Everyone from the category who has been overseas since; Marcos Ambrose, Jason Bright, Owen Kelly, James Small etc seemingly have done it off their own bat with nothing more than a few references.

While Penske has undoubtedly revitalised DJR, PRA struggled when part of the Prodrive empire with all of its Bathurst and championship success having come after it was was sold to Australian owners. Being part of the global Nismo program hasn't netted too many results for Nissan. At the end of the day, those with the best funding and personnel will prevail.

The question is who are WAU going to go after. Both drivers are contracted until the end of 2019 and while early terminations could be negotiated, realistically Courtney and Pye are as good as they are going to attract, no top line driver would go there other than for silly money. So maybe they will do the rounds for engineers, but the Adrian Burgess termination will serve as a reminder the grass is not always greener.
anthony81901 is offline  
Quote
Old 6 Oct 2017, 22:56 (Ref:3772381)   #93
MichaelScott
Rookie
 
Join Date: Sep 2017
Posts: 6
MichaelScott should be qualifying in the top 10 on the grid
Quote:
Originally Posted by GTRMagic View Post
Walkinshaw Justifies Merger

Apparently 888 are going to struggle against the 'super teams'

Seems to be trying awfully hard to justify his own deal...


I think you are being unfair on RW here. You complain when journos don’t ask enough questions yet here you are getting more answers, statements and interviews than expected. Time can be the only judge here but to have Andretti out here for the announcement shows they are serious.

This is a good thing.
MichaelScott is offline  
Quote
Old 7 Oct 2017, 00:08 (Ref:3772389)   #94
Forda
Racer
 
Forda's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Posts: 460
Forda should be qualifying in the top 10 on the grid
Does less ownership responsibility mean more time to hit the decks?
Forda is offline  
Quote
Old 7 Oct 2017, 01:16 (Ref:3772394)   #95
GTRMagic
Race Official
1% Club
 
GTRMagic's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2002
Australia
Sell me this pen....
Posts: 43,567
GTRMagic is going for a new world record!GTRMagic is going for a new world record!GTRMagic is going for a new world record!GTRMagic is going for a new world record!GTRMagic is going for a new world record!GTRMagic is going for a new world record!GTRMagic is going for a new world record!
Quote:
Originally Posted by Forda View Post
Does less ownership responsibility mean more time to hit the decks?
Possibly...
GTRMagic is offline  
__________________
C.D. Bales (Roxanne): "Are we having fun yet?"
Harvey Specter: Anyone can do my job, but no one can be me.
Anyone can be a lost Picasso.... I love lamp... BE ON EDGE..
Wherever you go, there you are... more cash than panache...
“What the hell kind of moon man talk is that?” - Frank Barone
“If we can’t tell each other the hard truths, then what are we doing?” - Harvey Specter
Quote
Old 7 Oct 2017, 01:17 (Ref:3772395)   #96
GTRMagic
Race Official
1% Club
 
GTRMagic's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2002
Australia
Sell me this pen....
Posts: 43,567
GTRMagic is going for a new world record!GTRMagic is going for a new world record!GTRMagic is going for a new world record!GTRMagic is going for a new world record!GTRMagic is going for a new world record!GTRMagic is going for a new world record!GTRMagic is going for a new world record!
WAU Hires Carl Faux As Technical Consultant
GTRMagic is offline  
__________________
C.D. Bales (Roxanne): "Are we having fun yet?"
Harvey Specter: Anyone can do my job, but no one can be me.
Anyone can be a lost Picasso.... I love lamp... BE ON EDGE..
Wherever you go, there you are... more cash than panache...
“What the hell kind of moon man talk is that?” - Frank Barone
“If we can’t tell each other the hard truths, then what are we doing?” - Harvey Specter
Quote
Old 7 Oct 2017, 20:56 (Ref:3772714)   #97
GTRMagic
Race Official
1% Club
 
GTRMagic's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2002
Australia
Sell me this pen....
Posts: 43,567
GTRMagic is going for a new world record!GTRMagic is going for a new world record!GTRMagic is going for a new world record!GTRMagic is going for a new world record!GTRMagic is going for a new world record!GTRMagic is going for a new world record!GTRMagic is going for a new world record!
62.5% Of Walkinshaw Racing Sold For $4.5m

Quite why Mr Phelps thinks that money will be pushed back to the team to increase resources is beyond me. It's Mr Walkinshaw's payday.


If the ownership split is correct in the article, the new shareholding of Walkinshaw Andretti United Racing appears to be:
- Walkinshaw 37.5%
- Andretti 37.5%
- United 25%
GTRMagic is offline  
__________________
C.D. Bales (Roxanne): "Are we having fun yet?"
Harvey Specter: Anyone can do my job, but no one can be me.
Anyone can be a lost Picasso.... I love lamp... BE ON EDGE..
Wherever you go, there you are... more cash than panache...
“What the hell kind of moon man talk is that?” - Frank Barone
“If we can’t tell each other the hard truths, then what are we doing?” - Harvey Specter
Quote
Old 7 Oct 2017, 22:11 (Ref:3772759)   #98
Forda
Racer
 
Forda's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Posts: 460
Forda should be qualifying in the top 10 on the grid
Quote:
Originally Posted by GTRMagic View Post
62.5% Of Walkinshaw Racing Sold For $4.5m

Quite why Mr Phelps thinks that money will be pushed back to the team to increase resources is beyond me. It's Mr Walkinshaw's payday.
That was the original premise though?
Maybe he referenced your first post in the thread - "to invest in more engineering capability".

Who really knows where the funds will be channeled to - they might be primarily needed to cover a hole dug this year which still needs to be filled in?
Forda is offline  
Quote
Old 11 Oct 2017, 07:14 (Ref:3773587)   #99
cavvy
Veteran
 
cavvy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location:
Melbourne Victoria
Posts: 3,247
cavvy should be qualifying in the top 10 on the grid
Quote:
Originally Posted by GTRMagic View Post
62.5% Of Walkinshaw Racing Sold For $4.5m

Quite why Mr Phelps thinks that money will be pushed back to the team to increase resources is beyond me. It's Mr Walkinshaw's payday.


If the ownership split is correct in the article, the new shareholding of Walkinshaw Andretti United Racing appears to be:
- Walkinshaw 37.5%
- Andretti 37.5%
- United 25%
It's Mr Walkinshaw's payday .... lots of assumption GTR ??

I'd see most of the purchase price going in working capital.
cavvy is offline  
__________________
more torque than a climate change conference
Quote
Old 16 Oct 2017, 12:19 (Ref:3774480)   #100
GTRMagic
Race Official
1% Club
 
GTRMagic's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2002
Australia
Sell me this pen....
Posts: 43,567
GTRMagic is going for a new world record!GTRMagic is going for a new world record!GTRMagic is going for a new world record!GTRMagic is going for a new world record!GTRMagic is going for a new world record!GTRMagic is going for a new world record!GTRMagic is going for a new world record!
Quote:
Originally Posted by GTRMagic View Post
Replacing ex-NisMoAu guru Mr Somerset apparently...
GTRMagic is offline  
__________________
C.D. Bales (Roxanne): "Are we having fun yet?"
Harvey Specter: Anyone can do my job, but no one can be me.
Anyone can be a lost Picasso.... I love lamp... BE ON EDGE..
Wherever you go, there you are... more cash than panache...
“What the hell kind of moon man talk is that?” - Frank Barone
“If we can’t tell each other the hard truths, then what are we doing?” - Harvey Specter
Quote
Old 9 Nov 2017, 10:10 (Ref:3779584)   #101
GTRMagic
Race Official
1% Club
 
GTRMagic's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2002
Australia
Sell me this pen....
Posts: 43,567
GTRMagic is going for a new world record!GTRMagic is going for a new world record!GTRMagic is going for a new world record!GTRMagic is going for a new world record!GTRMagic is going for a new world record!GTRMagic is going for a new world record!GTRMagic is going for a new world record!
Foges Interviews Ryan Walkinshaw

If WP have all the right people, why did they need Andretti/United?
GTRMagic is offline  
__________________
C.D. Bales (Roxanne): "Are we having fun yet?"
Harvey Specter: Anyone can do my job, but no one can be me.
Anyone can be a lost Picasso.... I love lamp... BE ON EDGE..
Wherever you go, there you are... more cash than panache...
“What the hell kind of moon man talk is that?” - Frank Barone
“If we can’t tell each other the hard truths, then what are we doing?” - Harvey Specter
Quote
Old 9 Nov 2017, 10:57 (Ref:3779601)   #102
Umai Naa
Veteran
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Posts: 5,509
Umai Naa should be qualifying in the top 10 on the gridUmai Naa should be qualifying in the top 10 on the grid
Why are all of Mr Fogarty's interviews awkward?
Umai Naa is offline  
Quote
Old 9 Nov 2017, 11:53 (Ref:3779604)   #103
Langers
Veteran
 
Join Date: Oct 2000
Location:
Sydney, NSW, Australia
Posts: 555
Langers should be qualifying in the top 10 on the grid
Quote:
Originally Posted by GTRMagic View Post
62.5% Of Walkinshaw Racing Sold For $4.5m

Quite why Mr Phelps thinks that money will be pushed back to the team to increase resources is beyond me. It's Mr Walkinshaw's payday.


If the ownership split is correct in the article, the new shareholding of Walkinshaw Andretti United Racing appears to be:
- Walkinshaw 37.5%
- Andretti 37.5%
- United 25%
Incredibly cheap isn't it. Values the business at only 7.2mm AUD!!
Langers is offline  
Quote
Old 10 Nov 2017, 23:04 (Ref:3779852)   #104
Forda
Racer
 
Forda's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Posts: 460
Forda should be qualifying in the top 10 on the grid
Quote:
Originally Posted by Langers View Post
Incredibly cheap isn't it. Values the business at only 7.2mm AUD!!
How much do you think it's worth?
Forda is offline  
Quote
Old 10 Nov 2017, 23:07 (Ref:3779853)   #105
Umai Naa
Veteran
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Posts: 5,509
Umai Naa should be qualifying in the top 10 on the gridUmai Naa should be qualifying in the top 10 on the grid
They only bought into the race team, bear in mind.
Umai Naa is offline  
Quote
Reply

Bookmarks




Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
United Autosports pederb Sportscar & GT Racing 5 5 Sep 2013 08:14
United Autosports LMP2 move . The Badger Sportscar & GT Racing 37 8 Oct 2011 09:12
Andretti Autosports Race Setups JagtechOhio Indycar Series 6 10 Sep 2010 04:53
Andretti...Montoya...Andretti...Montoya! macdaddy ChampCar World Series 33 9 Dec 2003 05:03
Andretti Green: Kannan, Franchitti & Andretti!!!! Down F0rce IRL Indycar Series 9 19 Sep 2002 07:49


Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT. The time now is 21:26.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Original Website Copyright © 1998-2003 Craig Antil. All Rights Reserved.
Ten-Tenths Motorsport Forums Copyright © 2004-2016 Royalridge Computing. All Rights Reserved.