2005 Ford Falcon XR6T 4FA

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Vehicle: 2005 Ford Falcon XR6T 4FA

Engine: Standard Falcon motor

Transmission: Tiptronic

Colour: Silver

Name: Dawn Valentine

From: Bluff

When and why did you buy it? About 2years ago. I needed a new car, but also wanted something fast for racing

Have you altered it in any way? No

What’s it like to drive? Nice

Where’s your favourite stretch of road? The race track at Teretonga Park, or Alexandra Airport during Blossom Festival Thunder Sunday

Top speed? 101mph on the track

Best driving experience? Getting my fastest time ever last season

Worst driving experience? Years ago, when I was 18, realising I was going the wrong way along a one-way street in my red Mini Clubman

What other vehicles of note have you owned? Red Mini Clubman, nana cars, Commodore

Best music to drive to? Metal or rock

Describe your driving style: Off the track, cruisy; on the track, flat out. I won the Most Consistent Driver of the Season Trophy 2016-2017

If you could go for a drive in any vehicle it would be a… I am looking for a new racing car. I would like a Ford Capri with a big motor… one I could work on, do up myself and fix

What was the first car you ever bought? Mini Clubman

Do you belong to any clubs? Southern Dragways

Event: Southern Dragways mid-winter meet, Sunday, August 6, Teretonga Park. Entry, 10am-noon, racing starts 1.30pm. Have-A-Go class for new racers. Entry, spectators $15 or family pass $45. More information on Facebook.

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