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The Northern Territory news Mon 22 Jun 2015

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Title

The Northern Territory news Mon 22 Jun 2015

Other title

NT news

Collection

The Northern Territory news; NewspaperNT

Date

2015-06-22

Description

This publication contains may contain links to external sites. These external sites may no longer be active.

Language

English

Subject

Community newspapers -- Northern Territory -- Darwin; Australian newspapers -- Northern Territory -- Darwin

Publisher name

News Corp Australia

Place of publication

Darwin

File type

application/pdf

Use

Copyright. Made available by the publisher under licence.

Copyright owner

News Corp Australia

License

https://www.legislation.gov.au/Series/C1968A00063

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/258151

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/505580

Page content

MONDAY JUNE 22 2015 NEWS 07 V1 - NTNE01Z01MA IT was the business end on the track as the V8 Supercars weekend came to a close, but on the grass it was all about having a good party. Thousands of Holden, Ford and other fans drank and partied in unison, with tension between fans barely at a simmer. Ellie Hills, from Knuckey Lagoon, said her Ford-loving partner had left her to go to a pit tour. Im a mad Holden fan, so I could never go in there and he left me behind, she said. But its OK, Im here for the excitement, and the party. Model Tahan Lew-Fatt watched partner David Reyn olds race for Ford, who won Race 15 in great form. I watch from the garage, thats where the excitement is, she said. The dress Im wearing was a birthday present from him and Id hoped it was a good-luck charm (which it was). Plenty of revheads got the most out of other sights and activities on offer, including racing simulators and stocking up on merchandise. There was plenty of opportunity to get up and dance in selected marquees where the music was thumping, people greeted by punters showing their best moves. Were Team Go Hard right by the speakers, its all about the atmosphere and fun, Rebecca McFarlane, from Durack, said. Chris Houseden, also from Durack, was never worried about losing sight of the days main drawcard as he danced. We have screens, and the track there, were good, he said. Coopers girl Nicole Gallagher was on site to mingle with the crowd and said this years atmosphere had been great. I think most people are happy with whoever wins, theyre just here to have a good time, she said. Partying went on into the night as the Antipodean Rock Collective and Dean Ray took to the Race and Rock stage. KATINA VANGOPOULOS Revved up to rock on Clockwise from top right, Liam Pepper, 6, Lisa Pepper and Blayke Pepper, 11, were supporting team Volvo at the V8 Supercars; Nicholas Maksimovic admires engines on display; Coopers girls Nicole Gallagher, Tylah McDowell, Yoanna Williams and Jahla Carter-Hoffman were enjoying the atmosphere; Ford driver David Reynolds gets a congratulatory kiss from his Darwin girlfriend Tahan Lew-Fatt after winning yesterdays V8 Supercar race; Kayden, 4, and Matthew Mendes; Adrian Gardner, 5; and Bronson, 6 and Tarkyn, 10, Gambell show off their mohawks Pictures: HELEN ORR AND IVAN RACHMAN


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