Under Construction We entered the Austin 7 on Falcons Ivinghoe Trial on 14 October, the first event of the winter season. I didn't start getting it ready until shortly before and there were a few jobs to do. First refitting the old Denso alternator then restoring the hydraulic handbrake with a new Willwood master cylinder.... Continue Reading →
As much as I liked my Freelander it was coming on ten year old, probably about to cost me some money and I just fancied a new car. I had a test drive in a new Discovery Sport but IMHO its not really a Freelander replacement. It comes with seven seats as standard and seems... Continue Reading →
No Snetterton on 5 August. With all the CTCRC s**t following Mallory and Lydden decided not to go. Well now, I wonder who the CTCRC Committee are going to blame for the Snetterton Crash Fest? They are going to have to work hard to pin it on Neil considering he wasn't there.
It was a very hot but the Model Y seemed to cope fine on the way to Harpenden Common. We had a hiccup in Cranfield where we found the road closed so had to detour onto the A421 which I had planned to avoid! We met up with John at Markyate Truck Stop where we... Continue Reading →
It was a one day meeting at Lydden on 8 July. Check out my Blog and my Report on the day. Why a Bad Day at Black Rock. Well after the meeting the CTCRC Committee contacted Neil questioning his driving at the meeting. IMHO this is a bit rich considering that the Competition Secretary, was... Continue Reading →
We had a nice run through Luton to meet Graham and John in Harpenden to convoy to the Walled Garden and arrive just after 4pm. It was very hot but the cars coped with that OK. Nice walk round the garden followed by a chat over a picnic. It soon got to 8pm and time... Continue Reading →