Marcos Ambrose and the Glen

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Marcos Ambrose and the Glen

Postby ddyke » Thu 13 Aug, 2009 8:19 am

What a gem of a guy and a great driver. Hardcore Americans love the down under guy. He is a man's driver like Boris Said. Not a sissy who is always crying. He extracts the absolute maximum from what he has.
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Re: Marcos Ambrose and the Glen

Postby wixwacing » Wed 19 Aug, 2009 11:13 pm

Hi Dan

I think his upbringing in our V eights has shaped him a bit, driving huge powerful NASCAR style cars on touring car circuits has prepared him for his current success I'm sure.
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Re: Marcos Ambrose and the Glen

Postby ddyke » Tue 25 Aug, 2009 2:22 am

He finished third on an oval last weekend.
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Re: Marcos Ambrose and the Glen

Postby Deslotted » Sat 29 Aug, 2009 1:06 pm

I think We all espected him to do really well on the road courses. With two nationwide wins at watkins glen and good finishes at montreal (despite being torpedoed by Robbie Gordon) in nationwide nascar, and 2nd at the Glen in the Cup race.
But I dont think that anybody saw the top tens coming on the Ovals so quick, it all seems like a black art what with different cars for the Various types of Oval.
But 4th at at Superspeedway like Talladega, and good finishes at a short track like Bristol (3rd) just shows how diverse he has become in such a short space of time, especially when You realise some of these blokes have decades of oval racing under them. Mark Martin for instance just clocked up his 1000th start,
This weekend he's having a Crack at Grand Am and last week he was having a run on the Dirt in a Late Model - 800+ hp on Dirt!!!!!!!!!!!
See Here http://www.marcosambrose.com.au/adventures.asp
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Re: Marcos Ambrose and the Glen

Postby ddyke » Mon 31 Aug, 2009 8:24 am

He is leading right now at Montreal. I root for Boris, Marcos, and Papis on the road courses.

Hope you guys are getting this race.
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Re: Marcos Ambrose and the Glen

Postby Deslotted » Tue 01 Sep, 2009 10:55 pm

Got up at 5.30 amand watched it before I had to leave for work. Race went nearly 4 hours and Marcus dominated until last corner on the last lap and then fell of the road and finished 2nd.
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Re: Marcos Ambrose and the Glen

Postby wixwacing » Wed 02 Sep, 2009 11:42 pm

HI
I saw it on the channel 1 replays, he was not a happy chappy to say the least. Not a good time or place to make a forced error!!
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