Finish work at 11pm on Friday night. Tow car home. Wake up at 5am. Tow car to track. Drink a coffee. Get car off trailer, scrutineer, sign on, find race numbers because I left them at work. Fuel. Drivers briefing. Put zen sticker on new bonnet. put race shoes on. Get in car. Strap in.
And that’s a wrap.. Was a day with mixed emotions to say the least. It was very unfortunate that our Heasman Steering Silvia suffered a bonnet malfunction and we were forced to retire early in the day. Never the less, everyone was there and the show must go on, so Brad took the company car,
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