Triple British Rally Champion Mark Higgins set a new record for the highest average speed around the Isle of Man TT course last week.
In the process, he endured the biggest moment of his life at 150mph on the streets close to where he grew up.
That moment - along with the record - have turned the Manxman into motorsport's latest YouTube sensation as more than half a million people have now watched his moment.
AUTOSPORT caught up with the former Ford WRC driver to find out what he thought of powering over the mountain and breaking Tony Pond's record that had stood for 21 years.
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David Evans is the rallies editor of Autosport and Motorsport News. A successful rally driving father ensured an early introduction to motorsport and, fascinated as he was by rallying, the fourth estate was of equal interest. Having read (or at least looked at the pictures) from the age of two, he joined <i>Motoring News</i> in 1996 and later moved to Autosport in 2002.@davidevansrally More features by David Evans