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TheFlyer19thehillinsteadofgettingatimeasIknewthatrearshockerwasinpoorstate.ButbeingaracerthroughandthroughIjustcouldnotdothat.ThenumberofpeoplewatchingasyoupoweroutofMolecombCornerontherunuptotheawesomeFlintWallisquiteintimidating.IcouldseemyselfonthebigscreenwhichalsoshowedthecrowdquitedistractingbutwowEarlyonSaturdaymorningwemadesomereallydrasticchangestotherearofthecarloweringtherollcentreoftheWattsLinkagerightdownandloweringtherearofthecaraswellasmoreshockerddlingmeantthatforrunthreethecarwasbetter.FollowinglotsofaccidentsIjustgotrunfourinbeforetheyshutthehillwhichleftme12thoverallasquiteafewcarsnevergottheirsecondrun.OnSundaymorningforthethirdrunIwasthirdtothelineatabout8.15butwasmuchquickerandthetrackwasstillslightlydampThesixthandpossiblynalrunformeforeverwasintheshootout.Onthelineat5000revsIdidnotwanttodumptheclutchandgetlotsofwheelspinbutneitherdidIwanttobogofftheline.PerfectthecarlaunchedoffthelinecornertwolotsofoversteerbutcorrectedandagoodfastbutcontrolledentryintothedifcultanddangerousMolecombCorneronthepowerearlyofftheFlintWallandearlyonthepoweroffthelastcornerandwow53.8sleavingme15thoverall.Iamstillbuzzingaboutallofthisandwouldlovetogobacktorubshoulderswiththebestinmotorsport.ATALEOFTWOFALCONSIn2005AdamSharpeimportedtwoFordFalconstoruninBritcar.AlsoaroundthistimeheranaFalconintheAustralianFujitsuV8SupercarscategorywhichisaNumberTwolow-budgetseriestothemainV8Championship.GraemeNashhisengineerimportedPWR001asarollingshellintotheUKandinstalleda7-litreSaleenS7RracemotorintowhatisnowthewhitecarIrunintheThunderChampionship.OnceAdammovedonfromBritcarwhichIwenttoseeatBrandsHatchmainlytoseetheV8SupercartheredFalconwassoldtoFranceandtheotherorangePWR004wassoldtoMartinJohnsonandwasracedbyGregRoseinvariousone-offclubmanraces.MartinthensoldthecartoPaulWhitetoagainruninBritcar.Paulalsoboughtthe7-litrecartorunseveralcarsanddriversinBritcarbutneitherwasverysuccessfulandPaullostinterestinthem.AndyWilsonwenttolookatthe7-litrecarbutdecidedagainstitbeingtoobigitnothimandinsteadboughtPaulsEscortCosworthwhichwasalsoforsale.ThatisnowJeffWindsorsmount.NotbuyingitisthebiggestregretofhislifesaysAndybutheputmeintouchwithPaul.Initiallyitwasatotalnightmareandreallyneededsorting.ButthepacewasthereandevenifthiscarwaslastIwouldhavestuckwithitbecauseIwantedaV8Supercarsobadly.IhadveryfewsparesforthiscarbutPaulWhitehadPWR004forsale.Heobviouslydidnotwanttosellthesparesseparately.Paulcouldnotsellthecar.IdidnothavethemoneytobuyitsowecameupwithadealHeverykindlygavemethecarandIpaidhimbackbitsandbobsoverquiteafewmonths.Thecarwasstillorangeandneededquitealotofwork.OriginallyitwaswhitebutIwantedtomakeitlooklikeCraigLowndes00whichisthecarIlovefromtheera.AndsoIpainteditsilverinsideandoutcuttingitverynetobereadyforthe2014GoodwoodFestival.