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    Tom Chilton near miss in Team AON Ford Focus

    happened last week. is some speculation on the BTCC.net forum that he had it all under control, but then the story on the BTCC.net homepage suggests that it almost went horribly wrong.

    read the following before you watch the video clip

    Quote Originally Posted by www.btcc.net
    Close call for Chilton

    Tom Chilton came close to damaging both his Ford Focus and team transporter in a high-speed stunt that almost – but not quite – went wrong in front of thousands of onlookers.
    Chilton was demonstrating his Focus ST race car’s braking power at a motoring enthusiasts' event.
    But as he braked hard from considerable speed his wheels locked and for an agonising split second looked to be heading straight for the Team Aon transporter parked at the end of the run.
    Instead, he came to a halt just a couple of feet from the vehicle, much to the obvious anguish of team principal Mike Earle in a clip on online video website YouTube.

    Click here if you cannot see the above video...
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    More luck than judgement i think.
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    i reckon it was planned. if you watched, it rolls almost at the end, doesn't look like he is braking at that point!
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    from that i would say that was put on an setup

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    ive been in the car with tom, hes got great composure and handling, i asked him to lift of understeer on cue in a FWD car which he did flawlessly
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    he backs off the brakes half way so to me it was planned
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    Quote Originally Posted by haulme View Post
    ive been in the car with tom, hes got great composure and handling, i asked him to lift of understeer on cue in a FWD car which he did flawlessly
    Me too, but everyone makes c0ck ups.
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    planned.

    CHILTON IS A LEGEND, hes one of the nicer guys in the BTCC pits from experience
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    Quote Originally Posted by ledster
    some say he should have driven faster,some say he has the memory of a gold fish,all we know is he was 10 minutes late...

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    Looks planned.

    Whats team AON?
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    Team Aon has been created through a commercial partnership between Aon and Arena International Motorsport.
    Headquarted in Chicago, Aon is the leading global provider of risk management services, insurance and reinsurance brokerage, and human capital consulting.
    Now an Audi A3 Driver!
    Quote Originally Posted by ledster
    some say he should have driven faster,some say he has the memory of a gold fish,all we know is he was 10 minutes late...

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