A Big Thankyou

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A Big Thankyou

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Thankyou :ok to all of you that supported me, I started it as a bit of 'a crack' but it happened,
Well actually ...
I got absolutely plastered afterwards, thank you for putting up with that aswell.
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Congratulations Sharon, you kept your cool in the semi final (when I didnt) and you deserve the recognition!
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Respect,top result,well deserved :ok
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:ok

Well done!
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Yes, really well done Sharon. Credit to Pete too for suberb work as co-driver. I'm sure I wasn't the only one there moved by your sheer determination.
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Put it into context for those who weren't there.

Of the 550 vans that arrived only 40 were brave enough to enter into the trial; quite a few of those were from the british/irish side of the water. Of those a handful including Patrick, Andrew, Dai, Sharon and Clive got a clear round and were entered into a final with a host of of other europeans.

Of the 20 who made it into the final trial only three clear rounded and were entered into a drive off; our Sharon was the only brit (and the only female in the competition) she was pitched against a German and an Austrian and had to drive the course again but in the reverse direction.

Only the Austrian clear rounded again; sharon came second and the German third.

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One seriously awe inspiring bit of driving. Havn't been on the edge of my seat that much for ages!

Three cheers for Sharon!! :ok

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Sharon, with Pete, you did a superb trials run. Well done. You kept your cool during the competition, while I dropped lots of points due to too much adrenaline pumping around my system. I'm very pleased our club was so well represented in the finals, and you are the best Syncro female driver in the world - its official!
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Sharon, Well done :ok

You remained totally focussed, we even saw you pacing every turn of the wheel prior to the start of the final.
An inspiring performance, and a great thing to see at our first meeting with the Syncronauts.

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Fantastic result Sharon :ok Glad I was there to see it! Hoping you can pass on some syncro driving advice to me, see you in July :)
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Here are a few pictures and videos from the trial:

Mark driving our van in the semi-finals of the trial

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Dai in the final

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Patrick in the final

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Andrew in the final

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Video of part of Sharon's clear round in the final

http://www.club80-90syncro.co.uk/pics/2 ... _trial.wmv

The drive-off between the three finalists

The German who came third

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Sharon who came second

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And the Austrian who won

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And finally a video of Sharon accepting her prize

http://www.club80-90syncro.co.uk/pics/2 ... _prize.wmv
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Jenny, Wow, Thank you so very much, That was ... what words, no words can explain it.
:ok
Just watched the filmed trial and I really don't know what to say.

Thank you
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