Twitter Happy

May 11, 2013

 

We have been keeping the internet aware of all the latest news from our race weekends. The latest in Bishopscourt was full of action and we definitely got a bit twitter happy!

Here’s a “live” recap on what happened up North (all times are GMT-1 for some reason) :

 

11/05/2013 08:17:21We are up in Bishopacourt, drivers signed on and getting ready for testing. Rain has blown over for now. #msirl #irishstrykers

11/05/2013 09:08:58Just lining up for 1st practice.Just had a big shower & strong gusts.Blue skies again,almost as changeable as @Mondello_Park weather!#msirl

11/05/2013 09:10:20Philip Brennan out for first session this year in #IrishStrykers, Andy DAlton too. #msirl

11/05/2013 09:11:20Good grid of NI Sevens sharing the track with us too. There will be a 30s gap at start of races tomorrow. #msirl #irishstrykers

11/05/2013 09:35:36All back in one piece from practice. Mixed conditions on track #msirl #irishstrykers

11/05/2013 09:37:44#TeamDG lads are looking after themselves again. @chapman_terry is chief fire officer for wkend #msirl #irishstrykers http://t.co/7ZgPkSfZWU

11/05/2013 11:49:342nd practice over, mixed bag really. Drier track. Mark baker looked impressive, Watkins, griffin, yeomans look quick. Auerbach off. #msirl

11/05/2013 11:51:57Still waiting on times.Track seems to evening out the field a bit.Still waiting to see what happened auerbachs car.Front suspension anyway.

11/05/2013 12:35:48Hail now. We are getting it all here. BBQ time. #msirlhttp://t.co/Wi3Y1073Ba

11/05/2013 14:08:53Alan Auerbach is gone home unfortunately. Front suspension mount broke away from chassis. Leading championship too, real pity. #msirl

11/05/2013 14:10:53Just waiting after turn 2 for qualifying sessions to get under way. Sheanes then #irishstrykers #msirlhttp://t.co/KRXaJTyPBY

11/05/2013 14:15:08Nearly got hit by a Sheane spinning off track, no big deal!! #motorsportisdangerous #msirl

11/05/2013 14:28:01#irishstrykers just in assembly for qualifying! Looking like it will stay dry. #msirl

11/05/2013 15:08:20Qualy results for #IrishStrykers in Bishopscourt. Alan Watkins on pole, well done. #msirlhttp://t.co/wcJxJGGtil

11/05/2013 15:24:16@motorsport_ie #itsnotpinkitssalmon

11/05/2013 16:02:56#TeamDG helping the homeless @KingersB with a loan of atent after #HurricaneMichelle in Bishopscourt #msirl #niceguys http://t.co/8pOtWK5UWy

11/05/2013 18:30:54Stryker BBQ hosted by the #TeamDG lads. #msirlhttp://t.co/67IF0aa3t5

11/05/2013 22:18:37After long serious discussions at our EGM, we need pit girls and sponsorship. Mostly pit girls! #msirl @TopOfTheTower

11/05/2013 22:42:57@TopOfTheTower EGM still going. No water!!!!@KrystleLamont you’re hired!!

12/05/2013 00:29:36Just checking the cars before bed ……. #TeamDG #shenanigans #msirl #irishstrykers @TopOfTheTowerhttp://t.co/69Mxw74Q67

12/05/2013 07:53:57Morning from Bishopscourt. Lets see if the #TeamDG plan to invite every1 round for “a few” beers will work!!!! #msirl

12/05/2013 07:56:57It’s WET here, much different than yday.No blue skies.Few mid pack lads have shown their skill in rain before. Should be a good race #msirl

12/05/2013 08:01:46Paddock walk time #msirl http://t.co/MDBptkhHuu

12/05/2013 08:04:39Sevens starting 30s before us to avoid any accidents. We had a bad one last year #msirl http://t.co/ULmSI5akMn

12/05/2013 08:13:19Delayed by a bit, just coming up to grid.   Still raining #msirl

12/05/2013 08:20:52Go time! #msirl http://t.co/Wt7QaHudK7

12/05/2013 08:21:26Watkins, Kingers, baker griffin #msirl

12/05/2013 08:22:30Still racing. Conditions really slippy on track. #msirl

12/05/2013 08:24:07Watkins griff Kingers baker Brennan #msirl

12/05/2013 08:24:41Great recovery back from 4th to 2n from dave griffin after spin. #msirl

12/05/2013 08:28:16Watkins, griff, baker Kingers – baker great move to take kingers on straight . still racing #msirl

12/05/2013 08:29:11Can’t see time board, close to last lap. #msirl

12/05/2013 08:31:52Yeomans in pit lane. Still racing. Watkins, griff, baker. Great drive from baker #msirl

12/05/2013 08:34:39Watkins took the chequered flag followed by @Dave_Griffin1 and @bakerboy79 #msirl well done!!

12/05/2013 08:52:39Heard from Alan Auerbach. He’s out auto testing today. Best of luck, hope you get the Stryker back before next rounds. #msirl

12/05/2013 09:20:30Phil Brennan retired after an off at turn 3 – back out for next race. #msirl

12/05/2013 09:22:30Unfortunately @bakerboy79 not classified as there was an issue with the transponder. Terrible luck after the best drive in race 1 #msirl

12/05/2013 09:26:31In other news, still raining but just had first BBQ of the day #msirl

12/05/2013 09:28:36Kevin McGrath working hard to get #2 Phil Brennan back on grid for next race #msirl

12/05/2013 12:46:05@bakerboy79 another performance like that please!!! #msirl

12/05/2013 14:18:01Just getting ready for race 2. Cars being prepped and marquees being taken down. Roger in his #8 car isn’t out for this race. #msirl

12/05/2013 14:59:28Bit of a delay before our start, whole and bits of ITCC cars left on track along with oil. In assembly #msirl

12/05/2013 15:07:19Just gone out on track. Same again 30s delayed start after NI Sevens. Griffin pole for 2nd race. #msirl

12/05/2013 15:08:37Phil Brennan starting from 4th. Better position to attack for this dryish race #msirl

12/05/2013 15:09:07Paul Yeomans back out, no major issues forcing him to retire from race 1. #msirl

12/05/2013 15:09:43Lights out, we’re racing! #msirl

12/05/2013 15:11:50Watkins, Grif, Kingers, yeomans. Brennan dropped back down grid #msirl

12/05/2013 15:13:14Baker in 6th behind dalton. Then Brennan ryan and Meehan. #msirl

12/05/2013 15:16:16Watkins and Grif way out now. Yeomans trying to get 3rd from Kingers. Baker and dalton right behind him. #msirl

12/05/2013 15:16:37Rain coming in over track now. #msirl

12/05/2013 15:17:56Great battles in the second pack. #msirl

12/05/2013 15:18:21Brennan came in through pit lane. Straight back out. #msirl

12/05/2013 15:19:121/2 same. Yeomans baker Kingers dalton ryan Meehan

12/05/2013 15:20:38Watkins out in front. Griffin holding second. Real race is between Kingers baker and dalton #msirl

12/05/2013 15:21:18Des Meehan getting the hang of the car and getting quicker #msirl

12/05/2013 15:21:38Baker up into 4th. Then dalton and Kingers. #msirl

12/05/2013 15:23:02Griffin reeling in Watkins. Big gap gone to just 5 car lengths. #msirl #TeamDG

12/05/2013 15:24:26Griffin takes lead!!! Go #TeamDG. Real bad luck here last year, great racing paying off. #msirl

12/05/2013 15:26:07Last lap #msirl

12/05/2013 15:26:53#TeamDG win!!!!  #msirl

12/05/2013 15:28:37Griffin Watkins yeomans #msirl

12/05/2013 15:32:29Great weekend with #IrishStrykers in Bishopscourt. Great racing  great craic! #msirl

12/05/2013 15:41:00@Dave_Griffin1 thanks bill. See you out at round 5 & 6!! #msirl

12/05/2013 17:16:25Serious single car collision on B8 after Hilltown. AVOID!!!! Police and Fire Brigade on scene, road closed. #msirl

12/05/2013 21:10:10@MicksGarage our photographer got this in qualifying yday!! #msirl http://t.co/pyWs0DtXKH

12/05/2013 21:22:25@westwardeng Thanks for the Retweet. @johnburke277 and @Dave_Griffin1 put all of the bhp found last week to good use this weekend!! #msirl

12/05/2013 21:32:308 Paul Yeomans 31
9 Roger Welaratne 28
10 Andy Dalton 23
11 Des Bruton 17
12 Peter Auerbach#msirl

12/05/2013 21:33:101 Dave Griffin 63
2 AlanWatkins 60
3 Brian Kingston 51
4 Seamus Ryan 43
5 Alan Auerbach 36
6 Mark Baker 35
7 Des Meehan 31#msirl

12/05/2013 21:34:44The most recent #IrishStryker Championship table is in the previous tweet.Some great racing this weekend! Roll on Rnds 5 & 6!!#msirl

12/05/2013 22:05:49Well done to Alan, Dave & all podium drivers!! Speaking of – last tweet goes to @bakerboy79 next time!! #msirl http://t.co/dw19jkjFwX

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