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#16 adam_93rio

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Posted 26 July 2010 - 10:05 PM

haha, cant beleive this has come back up. i dlike to add to this that ewen (the owner) is a monoposto (single seaters formula ford etc) champion and pretty much the best driver i know, or anyone else ive met has.

ill give vicky he dues, it was her first time in a full race spec marcos and wasnt used to the box and double clutching. pretty sure at that speed itd be normal for a driver to use first if they were planning on gunning it up prescott lol

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Posted 26 July 2010 - 10:10 PM

haha, cant beleive this has come back up. i dlike to add to this that ewen (the owner) is a monoposto (single seaters formula ford etc) champion and pretty much the best driver i know, or anyone else ive met has.

ill give vicky he dues, it was her first time in a full race spec marcos and wasnt used to the box and double clutching. pretty sure at that speed itd be normal for a driver to use first if they were planning on gunning it up prescott lol

Yep First gear if you were virtually stopped on the apex!!

What sort of damage was done to the car?

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Posted 26 July 2010 - 10:13 PM

just a hole in the radiator that was fixed on the day, and soe cracks in the fibreglass on the front end.

in all fairness she did say shed end up crasing before she got in it

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Posted 26 July 2010 - 11:06 PM

1 she shouldnt have been driving as you can see she is not confident, let alone trying to compete in it.

2 Passenger caused that crash 100%

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Posted 26 July 2010 - 11:31 PM

That was painful to watch!

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Posted 27 July 2010 - 12:32 AM

So she couldn't find the gear, why did she think it was a good idea to try and look down for it instead of watching the road?

Lucky there wasn't more damage, can't really comment on what happened but I'm sure if he'd just said "Look where you're going" she'd have looked up, gently corrected it and slowed down (since she couldn't find the gear anyway). I think he may have acted a bit too swiftly. Can't be helped in the moment though!

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Posted 27 July 2010 - 05:43 AM

passenger did not help towards that accident, and infact the problem is he did not trust your sister, the gear changes before that would have knocker her confidance, and if your not confident, then you make mistakes, and he would never go in a car with me unless he was in the boot. I have done prescott hill climb and almost binned it before the hairpin/during the hairpin, in a mini van with 100hp a few yrs back, the owner would not have dared touched the steering wheel, i would have killed him, we made it with out any damage but lets just say i remeber the heart rate after and it was about 160 because if i binned it I am paying for it and well let just say i entered the hairpin a bit quick.

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Posted 27 July 2010 - 09:12 AM

watched it again and again and still 100% his fault he overcorrected the initial left then he couldn't control.

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Posted 27 July 2010 - 02:40 PM



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Posted 27 July 2010 - 03:36 PM

Does she play any other tunes on that gear box.

At least no one was hurt.

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Posted 02 September 2010 - 11:18 AM

Excellent!




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