HOON CAPITAL will redefine your perceptions of the hoon phenomenon, from MAD MAX fantasies at Bathurst, to the adrenalin fuelled back streets of suburbia where ordinary men do extraordinary things…
This 6 Part series is an analytical portrayal of V8 male behaviour. It has screened in other countries and was a hit in South Africa. Unfortunately due to a massive assault of negative publicity that was initiated by the TAC it remained unscreened in this country..until now.
Not so much a war as such but a free for all indiscriminate battle. From dusk till dawn patrons fought with then endless toilet rolls dipped in kerosene and set alight. Fireworks that had been hidden in vehicles or buried beforehand were indiscriminately aimed at each other or at the milling crowd. Camp sites were set alight, toilet blocks blown to smithereens.
Due to the risks no police ventured to the top of Mount Panorama at night until around 2004. For many years each night from Thursday to Monday morning the riot like wars raged as misdirected fireworks lit up the grounds and the sky.