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 it was sorted we were running late and had to cut out the test at a previously used track to get back on schedule.

Farewell snow and ice!

It was good to get back on ice to start the reconfigured regularity,which proved simple enough, and onto the time control before a navigational section.
This was tricky but had none of the nasty ‘tulip’ map errors. Still misses a timing point though.

With much excitement all the competitors collected at the hotel to cheer each other on with gluvine in hand. It seems the only other Brit on the event Ryan Pickering navigated the winning car at his first attempt. Fantastic!

I expect some beer will be drunk later!

Herman the Volvo and me!

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About James Ewing

Cars are my passion in my business and private life. I run James Ewing Limited - International Brokers of Collectors Cars and I also have a successful restoration business. I navigate on classic rallies in the UK and europe and in my time have competed in many types of motorsport. At home we have an interesting collection of micro/mini cars, a 1958 Renault 4cv, 1962 Fiat 600d Multipla and a 1967 Subaru 360. All in all I spend most of my time 'dickingaroundwitholdcars'
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1 Response to Winter Trial day 6

  1. Mark Jones says:

    James,
    Each post has been a great insight. Thank you and well done.
    Mark.

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