Patrick Matchett #17

Patrick Matchett #17

Team Name:

Matchett Earthmoving Racing

Class:

4000-6000cc

Car No:

17

Owner:

Patrick Matchett

Team Manager:

Patrick Matchett

Team Mechanic:

Ian Girvan

Make & Model:

Ford Falcon XA Coupe

Chasis Type:

Floorpan

Weight:

Over

Clutch:

Tilton Triple plate

Transmission:

6 Speed Holinger

Suspension:

Modified original Ford

Brakes:

Ap front Wilwood rear

Tyres:

300/640×17″ front 325/700×16″ rear Dunlop

Engine:

Ford 5.0 Litre Supercar engine

Max Power:

650

Max Torque:

Not nearly enough

Fuel:

BP Premium Unleaded

Engine Builder/Tuner:

Trent Allsop

Oil:

Penrite Ten Tenths

Drivers Name:

Paddy Matchett

First Race:

Oran Park 2009

Biggest Scare:

Paying for racing

Funniest Moment in Racing:

Dukes of Hazzard style jump at Oran park

Hardest Rival:

My OCD

Biggest Racing Influence:

Gregg McShane

Short/Long Term Goals:

Try not to crash getting out of my driveway

Favourite Food:

Isle of Wight Parma (x2)

Favourite Drink:

Scotch

Most Respected Driver:

Ian Girvan

Other Interests:

Sea Pirate

Best aspect of racing a Sports Sedan:

Getting to drive Gazza’s Torana

Achievements:

Winning a race at the Island. (In Gazza’s Torana)