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Classic Marathon day 6

The last full day started at the picturesque San Marino and headed north-west through some fantastic scenery. The roads as narrow as ever but getting progressively busier as we head north. There are less fiat 500s and more Audis and … Continue reading

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Classic Marathon day 3

We have left Matera on another bright and hot day heading north and quickly the scenery changed from the arid olive groves to more verdant terrain with large cacti growing wild. Some spectacular hill top villages could be seen amongst … Continue reading

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Classic Marathon. Brindisi arrival.

What a long day! We left home at 03.00 for the flight to Brindisi at 05.45. Incredibly the airport was heaving with long queues for bag drop but it all went smoothly and we took to the air on time. … Continue reading

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Norwegian Wildlife

Just seen my first Moose of the week! It was delicious!!!

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Scrutineering and setup

An easy morning and lazy breakfast led us to scrutineering. An inspection of the cars safety and compliance to the regulations. All OK and some Retrospeed stickers are now fitted. Our new studded tyres are narrower and taller than the … Continue reading

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Winter Challenge Day 2

Last nights hotel in Chartres was a revelation! a Novotel ‘deluxe’ great food, drinks reception and efficient bar. Clear sky’s welcomed us again. In fact it’s been too warm, over 20degC recorded on the external temp gauge. What looked easy … Continue reading

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Day 1 pictures

The Japanese team in Troyes Old cars and even older buildings in Troyes Lovely Peugeot in Souppses

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Winter Challenge 2014 day 1

The weather was beautifully sunny and spring-like when we awoke in Troyes this morning. A very relaxed scrutineering session and final map check saw us depart just after 13.00. An easy first regularity led to an interesting but short test on a … Continue reading

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Winter Trial 2013 final result.

The Winter Trial has been over for a week now and its back to normality for now. We finished a very credible 16th overall with no damage to the car and in high spirits. My collection of Photographs from the … Continue reading

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Winter Trial 2013 prize giving

The hotel was a few kilometres away from Salzburg and we all went by coach to where the party started. Frank Hussey gave a very funny speech recounting his eventful week with Frank Fennell. It started with a visit to … Continue reading

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