Monthly Archives: August 2011

A Quick Note to New Viewers

Just a quick note to remind new viewers of “Older Posts”.  Torquetube.com  has been running around 8 weeks and there are a stack of older posts that are essentially hidden. To see these Older Posts, scroll to the bottom of this page and click … Continue reading

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Kye Scroop Waves the Sprintcar Flag at Perth Motor Show 2011

Young West Australian Sprintcar Driver Kye Scroop recently waved the Sprintcar Flag by showcasing himself and his racecar at the Perth Motor Show. The show was held at the Perth Convention & Exhibition Centre on 19th, 20th and 21st August … Continue reading

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Update to Night 3 & 4 Knoxville Nationals

Well guys, the supporting photos have been added to the posts for The Knoxville Nationals Night 3 and Night 4 as promised. (see posts below or shotcuts to the RHS) Check them out ! I reckon you will agree ……… we have … Continue reading

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Fairwell to America

It’s 7am on August 16th 2011 and in just over an hour we are heading into Chicago to drop off the two motor homes, then  grab a Taxi to Chicago airport, a plane to LA, and finally a plane to Melbourne. … Continue reading

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51st Knoxville Nationals – Night 4 – Championship Night

Our 5 ½ week trip to America had reached its pinnacle – The Final Night of the 51st Knoxville Nationals had arrived ! Attending this event was one of the key reasons for us taking the Stateside trip. To visit … Continue reading

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51st Knoxville Nationals – Night 3

Night 3 at Knoxville is all about determining the rankings for Non Qualifiers. Included in the affair were two Semi Feature events and an A Main for these Non-Qualifiers, ultimately finalising the order for the Saturday night E, D, C, … Continue reading

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51st Knoxville Nationals – Night 2

Night 2 saw me go “undercover” in the infield. The intention was to get a different photographic perspective for a short while by getting close to the drivers and cars. I was accompanied by Travelling Companions Mark, Brayden and Brody … Continue reading

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51st Knoxville Nationals – Night 1

  We arrived at our Knoxville campsite around 4pm Wednesday 10th Aug. It was opening night of the 51st Nationals and from what I could make out, 52 drivers were nominated, with another 50 set down for Thursday night (night … Continue reading

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Reminder

Hi All, If you have just joined this site for the first time – Welcome. If you are a regular, thanks for sticking around. We have stayed overnight in St Louis West and are 6 hours from Knoxville Raceway. We … Continue reading

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Stop Over in Nashville Tennessee – Heading to Knoxville Raceway

OK, so with Florida done and dusted we headed off in the direction of Knoxville Raceway – a total distance of about 2500 miles. That was close to the total mileage we had done for the trip to date, so … Continue reading

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