Member Profile September 2017


Member Name: Gabriel Fitipaldes
Membership Number: 185
Member since: Jun-07
Life status: Partner to Sally Sikas (yes Sam and Lulu’s daughtrer)
Occupation: Motorway Controller M2 Motorway
Age: 29
Birth month and star sign: December, Sagitarius
Nick name: Gabe !
Do you hold a club position: No, but maybe one day would like to
What drew you to the Club: Always been a Ford man, never owned one previously,
now has one and trying to keep on Sam’s good side !
Vehicle: XR-6 Turbo FG
Year: 2008
Kilometers travelled: 98k
Colour: Dash green
How long have you had it for: 3 years, used to be his daily but now being preserved
New/second hand: One owner , second hand
Modifications done: 4″ turbo back exhaust, Precision turbo, stage 3
performance kit from Crescent Motors, including custom
screamer set up from XR6T Developments (from
Modifications planned: For now only body kits or visual items
FPV/Tickford history: This was his first, almost got an XR-6 turbo ute 5 years
ago but missed out (and at that stage didn’t know Sam !!)
Future FPV/Tickford purchase planned: Maybe one day an FPV F6
Favorite car: Shelby Mustang GT 500, Cobra version 2014
Dream car: Dodge Challenger SRT Demon (9 second street car from
What sport/motorsport do you follow: Contact sports (boxing UFC), Thai Kickboxing (Muay Thai),
Supercars, Australian GT Class
Who is your hero: In reality his Mum, but one day will be whoever is his
chosen life partner
Other interests: Travelling, sightseeing, the beach and hot weather,
outdoor physical activities, anything adventurous