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Thursday 4th March
Track setup, open DLRA camp
Friday 5th March
The 2 tracks, return roads, & pit area were marked out with cones etc, & grading commenced. Some scrutineering. Rain overnight.
Saturday 6th March
The early birds had a chance to set up in the pits. Toilets were bought down to the lake. Grading completed. Scrutineering sites set up & some bikes & cars were scrutineered. Wind & showers throughout the day followed by evening rain.
Sunday 7th March
Heavy rain throughout the day & night laid the dust & closed the Lake. DLRA merchandise sold from the woolshed at DLRA camp.
Monday 8th March
Lake Closed. Looked like a wet lake, not dry lake. Merchandise sold from Lake canteen. Some scrutineering carried out inside woolshed at DLRA camp.
Tuesday 9th March
Short delay in morning before allowing entrants on to the Lake. Scrutineering went full steam ahead. Drivers/crews meeting was held 3pm, followed by a drive through the tracks to familiarise the drivers & crews. GPS track was opened at 4pm for licence passes & closed at 7.30pm.
Wednesday 10th March
Full days racing on timed and GPS track. Problems with timing equipment, first run on timed track about 10am. DLRA General meeting and AGM at DLRA camp that night.
Thursday 11th March
Full days racing on timed track. GPS track closed around 1pm as no longer required. Fund raising auction at DLRA camp that night
Friday 12th March
29 vehicles in pre-stage, timed track only, late start due to problems with timing equipment.
Last of the vehicles off the lake by 5pm