Audi Hamilton Island Race Week; Images of IRC Champion Hooligan

Leaving the top mark - Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2011

In yesterday's race around the islands, Marcus Blackmore's TP 52 Hooligan (formerly Emirates Team NZ) convincingly sealed victory as the Class A winner in the Audi IRC Australian Championships, taking her seventh division win of the week in this closing championship regatta of the 2011 series.

Stepehen Ainsworth's Loki took second place in the champiosnship with Michael Hiatt's Living Doll just a point behind in third.

Crosbie Lorimer compiled this suite of images of the distinctive Hooligan as she powered her way around the tracks during Race Week.

Hooligan downwind in the Windward Leewards - Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2011

Hooligan heads for the top mark - Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2011

Upwind to Pentecost - Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2011

Hooligan powers away from the start in Dent Passage - Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2011

Losing the hat in the heat of the moment - Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2011

Blasting away from Pentecost - Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2011

Leading Shogun to Long Island - Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2011

Heading back to Dent Passage - Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2011

Downwind to Pine Island - Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2011

Hooligan Heads - Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2011


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