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PostSubject: Bap Romano Kaditcha WE84   Fri Jun 04, 2010 11:34 pm

Bap Romano Kaditcha


Kaditcha WE84

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PostSubject: Re: Bap Romano Kaditcha WE84   Thu Aug 19, 2010 10:21 pm



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PostSubject: Re: Bap Romano Kaditcha WE84   Fri Aug 20, 2010 12:19 pm

Great photos, do you have info on what actually happened? im amazed he walked away from this...
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PostSubject: Re: Bap Romano Kaditcha WE84   Tue Aug 24, 2010 1:10 pm

I saw it all happen right in front of me.
For those who remember the Amaroo Park layout, he failed to take the left hand turn at the top of the hill from the start/finish line (I think it was called Nissan skyline), and bounced across the very rough infield at quite a pace.
From the left turn at Skyline, you drop down into a long right hand turn called Dunlop Sweeper.
Basically, after bouncing through the infield, he launched off an earth ditch on the inside of the sweeper, airborne across the track, and half-volleyed into an earth filled tyre wall on the outside of the sweeper.

It took ambulance people close to an hour to remove him from the car, and apparently Bap was instructing the medics on what bits of the car to cut, so the whole front end didn't collapse in on him. All this with two badly broken legs. It is also rumoured he suffered a heart attack on the way to the hospital, and it was his high level of fitness that helped pull him through.

I've read the car is a long term restoration project, along with another Kaditcha, so maybe one day we will see the car again. The sound of a Cosworth V8 echoing through the Amaroo Park valley was fantastic.
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PostSubject: Re: Bap Romano Kaditcha WE84   Tue Aug 24, 2010 6:33 pm

I have seen picture's of the car testing @ Willowbank from last year Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Bap Romano Kaditcha WE84   Tue Aug 24, 2010 8:44 pm

post them if u have them please.... i also heard his car was finished..... they are trying to get him to PI next year...
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PostSubject: Re: Bap Romano Kaditcha WE84   Thu Sep 02, 2010 4:38 pm

The car was rebuilt by its creator Barry Lock, it has been ready for quite some time.
As to the accident I recall "3rd hand" that Bap had let a friend drive the car at this meeting, this gent was much shorter so all pedals were adjusted accordingly anyhow for whatever reason the pedals weren't adjusted back for Bap for the race and so early in the race he had trouble with the pedals "brake" and the outcome was this huge shunt.
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PostSubject: Re: Bap Romano Kaditcha WE84   Sat Oct 02, 2010 3:44 pm

Here's one of Bap at AIR.
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PostSubject: Re: Bap Romano Kaditcha WE84   Sat Oct 02, 2010 3:46 pm

Guess it still doesn't work.
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PostSubject: Re: Bap Romano Kaditcha WE84   Sat Oct 02, 2010 10:59 pm

the photo hosting works perfectly. I have tried to explain it to you. I can put them up if you cannot figure it out.
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PostSubject: Re: Bap Romano Kaditcha WE84   Sun Oct 03, 2010 1:19 am

Could it be because my computer is a Mac?
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PostSubject: Re: Bap Romano Kaditcha WE84   Sun Oct 03, 2010 1:52 am

i use mac at work and pc at home mate. i have tried to find a more in depth tutorial but cannot find one.
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PostSubject: Re: Bap Romano Kaditcha WE84   Tue Oct 19, 2010 12:50 am

KenC wrote:
The car was rebuilt by its creator Barry Lock, it has been ready for quite some time.
As to the accident I recall "3rd hand" that Bap had let a friend drive the car at this meeting, this gent was much shorter so all pedals were adjusted accordingly anyhow for whatever reason the pedals weren't adjusted back for Bap for the race and so early in the race he had trouble with the pedals "brake" and the outcome was this huge shunt.

This is what we have been waiting for the the Kaditcha back on track.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g6Y39KkOsik

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PostSubject: Re: Bap Romano Kaditcha WE84   Tue Oct 19, 2010 11:36 am

oh hell yes!!!!
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PostSubject: Re: Bap Romano Kaditcha WE84   Tue Oct 19, 2010 11:45 am

Can't wait to see it up against the Veskanda.
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