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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 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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Leg 8 pictures and some words

The last 48 hours have been non-stop. Leg 6 was long hard and ice covered. No trouble with the authorities today although we went to a village oddly called Police? The final time control was in a little motor museum … Continue reading

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Winter Trial 2013 finish pictures

Almost there. Bill and Jason. Bennie and Bjørn. The Winners! Panorama.

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Leg 4 winter trial 2013

Pictures from the first night section. Chains were absolutely the right thing to fit!

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Leg 5

What a busy day! It seemed to go on forever with no break. Regularity followed regularity with a couple of tests thrown in for good measure. The test track at the Red Bull ring is amazing and the hospitality building … Continue reading

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Tuesday. Legs 3 and 4

A very busy day today. First a shockingly early regularity at 07.50. That’s 06.50 in the UK! Dark and icy. Seemed to go well enough as did the many other day time tests. No dramas just routine timekeeping and accurate … Continue reading

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The second day

Some snow to play in now. It is apparent that above around 800m there is snow on the ground. The main roads are clear but as expected the minor ones we use are icy. No dramas before lunch, just a … Continue reading

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A late night for some.

Poor Joe Reynolds had his engine blow at lunchtime today and thought he may have to retire the MG Magnette. A new race engine was found in Germany and as I speak is being installed in the Hotel car park … Continue reading

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