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Craig Hughes

Post by CNHSS1 » Thu Oct 18, 2007 10:57 am

NAME: CRAIG HUGHES

RSSOC NICKNAME:Commonly Batman (due to being Batmobile pilot)
although have also been called 'INTERCOOLER' HUGHES (courtesy of John Milligan), 'The Gobby One' (courtesy of Mikey Bikey), or Daft Wader (Brian 'Crusty Snr' Crouch)

LOCATION: SHREWSBURY, SHROPSHIRE

AGE: 43

STARTED COMPETING: 2001

MARITAL STATUS: MARRIED TO CLAIRE, 2 x sons, Finn and Tristan

RSSOC CLASS: Modified Specialist Production (Sabre Turbo) Sports Libre (Batmobile)

CAR: currently campaigning Scimitar Sabre Turbo whilst Batmobile rebuild underway, Codename : Dark Knight

CAR HISTORY: STARTED OUT WITH CVH POWERED SUPER MOD SS1, WITH 1900 OVERBORED CVH WITH TWIN 40s. BOUGHT SS1 TURBO FROM NIGEL REEVES WHEN HE EMIGRATED IN APRIL 2004. CAR DEVELOPED EACH SEASON AND WINTER SINCE. CAR HAD MAJOR STEP FORWARD IN '07-'08 AND BECAME BATMOBILE, THE FASTEST SMALL SCIMITAR EVER BUILT. BATMOBILE HEAVILY DAMAGED IN SEPTEMBER 2009 AT PRESCOTT.
JULY 2013 BOUGHT STEW BRAMHAMS MONSTER SABRE TURBO, USED FOR 4 EVENTS IN 2013. FEW WINTER MODS AND CAMPAIGNED ALL OF 2014 WHEN IT MANAGED MAXIMUM POINTS SCORE TO WIN THE 2014 SSSC CHAMPIONSHIP

MODS:

BATMOBILE
TURBO TECHNICS BESPOKE T28 HYBRID TURBO, LARGE ALLOY INTERCOOLER, FORGED PISTONS, STEEL RODS, CLOSE RATIO GEARBOX, QUAIFE LSD, WATER RAD IN BOOT WITH ELEC WATER PUMP, FULL ROLL CAGE, AVON SUPER SOFT HILLCLIMB SLICK TYRES, IMAGE SPLIT RIM WHEELS, COILOVER AVO SHOCKS, ADJ ANTI ROLL BARS, FR. AP RACING DISCS AND CALIPERS, WILWOOD REAR DISCS AND CALIPERS, WIDE ARCH BODYWORK, SEVERELY LIGHTENED, ONBOARD VIDEO CAMERA AND FULL GPS DATALOGGING, LOTS OF AERO TWEAKS AND LIGHTWEIGHT PANELS.
PROJECT THREAD HERE viewtopic.php?f=20&t=1318

SABRE TURBO
FULLY ROAD LEGAL TWINCAM 16V NISSAN HEAD, LARGE GARRET BALL BEARING TURBO, 361HP!!! :mrgreen: AUTOSPRINT CAMS, EMERALD K3 ECU, FULL CAGE, 285MM BRAKES, AVO SHOCKS, TRICK VARI RATE SPRINGS, CLOSE RATIO GEARBOX, VISCOUS LSD
PROJECT THREADS HERE (STEW B's ORIGINAL BUILD THREAD) viewtopic.php?t=834
AND RACER THREAD HERE viewtopic.php?f=20&t=20790

BEST TIME AT CURBOROUGH: SINGLE LAP: <a href='dial:34.32006' style='text-decoration: underline'>34.3 2006</a> (SUPER MOD SPEC SS1 TURBO) SABRE TURBO: NOT DONE SINGLE LAPPER
DOUBLE LAP: 59.25 BATMOBILE 2008 SABRE TURBO: <a href='dial:63.262013' style='text-decoration: underline'>63.26 2013</a>

ACHIEVEMENTS: 2004, 2005 SUPER MOD CHAMPION, 2006 RSSOC CHAMPION, BATMOBILE HOLDS RECORDS AT AINTREE, LOTON PARK, CURBOROUGH, WISCOMBE PARK, CASTLE COMBE, THORESBY PARK, 2014 SSSC CHAMPION

ANY OTHER INFO: AIM TO KICK GTE BUTT AT EVERY AVAILABLE OPPORTUNITY :lol:

THANKS TO: MY WIFE CLAIRE FOR PUTTING UP WITH, AND BEING PART OF MY SS1 OBSESSION AND ALL HER SUPPORT AND VIDEO AT THE EVENTS. DAD FOR HELPING WITH THE PRE-SEASON LATE NIGHTS IN THE EARLY YEARS, FAMILY FIRM FOR DAYS OFF AT SHORT NOTICE AND USE OF TOW VEHICLE/STORAGE OF OLD CAR PARTS, AND MY SONS FOR BEING DAD'S FAN CLUB

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Racing is life, everything before and after, is just waiting--Steve McQueen
6 time Class Champ, 2006 & 2014 SSSC Champion

RIP Batmobile, await the Rise of Dark Knight 8)
Sabre 'Light Sabre' 360hp!!
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