Monthly Archives: January 2015

Winter Trial day 6

The last morning always holds some surprises. The first one was entirely my fault. A wrong slot out of the hotel sent us 10k the wrong direction! Never done that before and never again. Needless to say by the time … Continue reading

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Winter Trial day 5 night section

The Legendary night section lived up to expectations. Plotting instructions. The first navigation part was very tricky with complicated junctions to negotiate and time to be considered. We made a pretty good effort but in hindsight were thwarted by more … Continue reading

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Winter trial day 5 leg 1

After a good night in the hotel its Snowing in Sweden! Snowing! This makes things a little interesting as the road conditions change again. A steady fall overnight covered the cars in about 2″ and the roads as well. Mostly … Continue reading

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Winter Trial day 4

Another dawn start from the hotel in Trysil. The first control, unusually, was 11km away at another rally cross circuit, however we weren’t so lucky and got stuck in the snow half way round and had to dig our selves … Continue reading

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Winter trial day 3

The longest day so far at over 450km all on ice including three hours this evening. Dawn. The dawn was just breaking as we left Lillehammer for Trysil and onto the first regularity. All went well until we ditched the … Continue reading

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The Winter Trial Day 2.

Why, when it’s dark for six months of the year the hotel thought it a good idea not to fit any lighting over 5 watts in the whole place is beyond me. A nice hotel but dark and gloomy with … Continue reading

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Winter Trial 2015 Day 1

A crisp early start had all the competitors very excited. None more than the driver of a 240Z who thought doing do-nuts in the car park a good idea at 06.30. Our start was more subdued and the Viking hat … Continue reading

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