Monthly Archives: April 2019

London-Lisbon day 5

Another fabulous day. We ran in seeded order, this normally means it’s competitive/difficult, it was! Happily we made few errors and no ‘shopping’ was done. The roads were quiet except for the odd agricultural vehicle and farm animals. Some people … Continue reading

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London-Lisbon day 4

A much longer and busier day today the went pretty well after a couple of dramas. The longest regularity so far was scheduled for an hour with 7 timing points. Towards the start we inadvertently visited a farm, although very … Continue reading

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London Lisbon day 3

Another great day on the road with 6 regularities and a driving test on a kart track. The car has had some suspension improvements that have transformed the handling and the test was quick, well, for a big car against … Continue reading

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London-Lisbon day2

A tricky day, it started with a brake problem where the fluid was leaking into the servo and causing a very long pedal. This happened overnight on the boat but the sweep team managed to loop out the servo and … Continue reading

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London-Lisbon day 1

Starting from Brooklands and setting off to Portsmouth seemed like a nice little drive… It’s 7 hours if you go on a rally. First a test around the start straight and going up the test hill. Not ideal for our … Continue reading

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Flying Scotsman day three

Another great day on the road from Turnberry to Gleneagles. We did our best but lost a few seconds on the tests and I made a timing error on the last regularity costing 15 seconds so we slipped back to … Continue reading

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Flying Scotsman day two.

A day of mixed fortune. We collected a dent in a front wing by nudging a steel gate on a farmyard test and lost half the exhaust on a high speed TC section on army land. Luckily neither had any … Continue reading

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