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Spotlight on Women in Motorsport and Sim Racing

Rev up your passion for motorsport as we dive into women’s racing initiatives, ridiculous racing schedule conflicts, the latest results, and our top 5 future improvement requests for Supercars.  

We draw parallels between women’s football and motorsport, spotlighting organisations like the F1 Academy that empower female drivers. Reflecting on long-awaited recognition for women’s sports, we explore upcoming events, share anecdotes, tackle ridiculous racing schedule conflicts, and analyse Chris Bush’s NASCAR Cup Series victories. From major motorsport wins to stewarding challenges and proposed improvements, this episode ignites your motorsport enthusiasm. 

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Chapter Summaries

(0:00:01) – Women’s Sport and Equality in Motorsport
We discuss women’s motorsport initiatives, F1 Academy, parallels between women’s football and motorsport, and long overdue recognition of women’s sport.

(0:04:36) – Go Kart Club Event and Computer Games
Southern Go Kart Club members night, food, drinks, prizes, Madame Tussauds, computer games and motorsport.

(0:17:34) – Discussion on Racing Scheduling and Results
We prioritise South Australian events, discuss two-day event impacts, and celebrate Chris Bush’s NASCAR Cup Series success.

(0:24:22) – Major Motorsports Results and Discussions
Kyle Kirkwood, Scott McLaughlin, Scott Dixon, Kyle Larson, Elfin Evans, Enzo Fittipaldi, Jack Dorn, Clio Collette, Taylor Barnard, and Jake Dennis all won races in various motorsport championships.

(0:29:54) – Discussion on Stewarding and Tyre Issues
Triple 8 have adapted to new rules, faced exclusion and stewarding inconsistencies, and experienced intense racing.

(0:40:28) – Suggested Changes to Improve Supercars
Longer races, more entertainment, softer tires, more consistency in stewards, and more rounds to build fan base.

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