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Bayliss made to wait

A technical failure on the warm-up lap for Sunday's Phillip Island V8 Supercar round meant triple World Superbike champion Troy Bayliss will have to wait for the legendary Bathurst event to make his endurance race debut in the 'tin-top' series.

Troy's co-driver Dean Fiore was at the wheel of their Holden Commodore when it broke an alternator belt.

“It's a shame, but these things happen,” Bayliss sighed, “As soon as the car couldn't come back under its own steam, we couldn't start the race. It just wasn't meant to be today.”

Bayliss at least took part in Saturday's 14 lap 'Race B' build-up event, which he finished one lap down in 29th.

The L&H 500 was the first of two endurance races Bayliss has signed to drive in alongside Fiore. The Bathurst 1000 takes place on October 8-11.




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logarithm

September 15, 2009 2:14 PM

TwinNut, That's a Kanye West kind of comment. You're not the only one in the world. A lot of people here grew up watching TB and want to keep up with what he's doing. Once a WSBK champ, always a WSBK champ. Thanks crash for your great FREE service. Keep the TB stories rolling. If you don't like them just ignore them. Troll.

Baylisstic - Unregistered

September 16, 2009 1:47 AM

Troy Bayliss: 3x WSB champ, probably the best of all due to wins/race. It's only natural some of his biker fans would still take an interest in what he's doing now. If you don't like it being here then don't read it, what harm is it doing to you? absolutely none. Don't see what the problem is, nothing better to do some people, really!!!



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