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Old 08-13-2010, 02:53 PM
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Been busy while away :)

Been running a few hillclimb sprints this last couple of months.

Had to try to get my sanity back after a bloody hectic couple of years.

Car is now sponsored and am competing in Scottish Hillclimb Championship rounds at Fintray in Aberdeenshire tomorrow and Sunday.

Last run at Kames was good fun.

New sponsor logo for Fintray.


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Old 08-13-2010, 02:58 PM
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Wishing I was in Moscow, Idaho
Looks like it was fun, congratulations on the sponsor.
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Old 08-13-2010, 03:04 PM
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you have my envy sir
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Old 08-13-2010, 03:11 PM
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Looks like it was fun, congratulations on the sponsor.
Need everyone to go and buy a kilt ... NOW ... needing new race rubber
----->>>

As this is what I'm facing - the competition and the (very short) hill.
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Old 08-13-2010, 05:10 PM
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you have my envy sir
And my axe.

I mean.. go Matra!
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Old 08-14-2010, 04:02 PM
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Day one and only lying 6th
I NEED RUBBER ....... not the first time I've said THAT in my life
Not fast enough, but MAN it's lookin good

some serious competition in the looks and performance front tho

Full spaceframe race Escort and a pristine 308GTB hillclimb special
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Old 08-17-2010, 02:51 AM
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Evidence that it IS hard work making progress on a tight hillclimb in the RX-8.
Windows open to try to cool down !



yes, Only because I forgot to close them on leaving the paddock BUT I'd done worse the run before .... used the aircon to cool me down - and THEN left it on for the run - DOH!

PS: Help my chances of contuned sponsorship and go to Kilt Outfit Packages | Scottish Kilts | Highland Dress On top of that you might want to connect with your Scottish-ness ( everyone has it ) and get a hip flask if you dont have the legs and "tackle" to wear a kilt
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Old 08-17-2010, 04:05 AM
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haha of all the sponsors you got one so suited to you matra
btw have you seen any footage of the RX-8 SP at targa tasmania this year?
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Old 08-17-2010, 06:36 AM
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NO, had read that the RX-8 had rear-ended a GT-R while running front of field pace

You got any good links ?? Would love. Ta.

Just received MSA Scrutineers newsletter. Effective immediately all 3-rotor and above wankel engiens are BANNED from events Also the multipliers are changing to make the rotary less competitive . DAMN. Might affect the route I'm taking with this ( not that I was ever going 3 rotor )
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Old 08-17-2010, 02:11 PM
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Nice footage, Matra. And nice kilts
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That's a cool site. I may have to pick up my clan kilt one day, so I'll keep that in mind.

Where are some pictures of you in full kilt and gear?
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Old 08-18-2010, 02:41 AM
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Fireproof racing kilt? I hope so..
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Old 08-21-2010, 07:44 AM
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^^ nah, thinking of taking FIA to court over infringing my right to wear my national clothing.

All hinges on the fireproof underwear requirements.
"Dont wear any" isn't deemed an acceptable response seemingly

Have ridden my motorbike in a kilt tho'
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Have ridden my motorbike in a kilt tho'
And I have the exclusive photos...

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^^^^ not with a "Lumberjack" shirt


Got the rest of my sponsors vids up on to the playlist for the hillclimb

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