Forest Edge Kart Club Championship – 2012 Round 7

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The karting weekends at Forest Edge are always practise Saturday, and race Sunday.  RS Racing supplied and prepared the kart as usual – a Gillard chassis with 125 Rotax engine which ran really well all weekend.  I run in the 177 Master category where the weight of the kart and driver must be at least… Read more »

Nurburgring 24h – Race w/e

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Thursday – Practise The main aim for us in Thursday afternoon free practise was merely to let Matt and Nik drive the car for the first time.  This went fine, but confirmed we still had some serious suspension setup issues – that car bounces around a lot.  The drivers were concerned that running the car… Read more »

Nurburgring 24h – Build Up

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I am really looking forward to the 24H with Matt joining Mark and me in the Z4M.  This will be the 40th running of the ADAC 24H race at the Nurburgring and my 5 time. I am preparing best I can trying to get to a sensible level of fitness.  The weather has been poor… Read more »

2012 VLN#3 ADAC ACAS H&R-Cup

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The races are coming thick and fast. Looking forward to being back in Nurburg on Thursday evening for the next race. Really hoping for a good race, a finish, and improving our lap times. This race is the last before the incomparable 24H – I would expect a full entry list – maybe 200 cars… Read more »

2012 VLN #2 DMV 4-Stunden-Rennen

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Just 10 days from the last attempt – VLN #2 is this coming weekend. The car is repaired and ready to go – the drivers are keen to get the season started properly and be prepared for the 24h in May. I’m not superstitious, but practising on Friday 13th doesn’t seem ideal 🙂 More news… Read more »

2012 VLN #1 – ADAC Westfalenfahrt

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Off to Germany tomorrow for the first VLN of the season. The BMW Z4M is prepared and ready to go following a bit less running that we would have liked in testing. We have the official power test on Friday and then practise on the Nordschleife between 4pm and 6pm. The race is from 12-4pm… Read more »

2012 VLN Test

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The official VLN Probe und Einstellfahrt is tomorrow and I’m heading out to meet Mark Griffiths, Dave Forsbrey and the Brunswick team to test the newly prepared BMW Z4M. The car will run the season of 10 VLN races and I am hoping to do the first 3 races and the 24h.

My Car is the Star

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Pistonheads (my favourite car site) have run a couple of articles about my car recently, the PH Carpool: PORSCHE 911 CARRERA RS (964) and a PH Blog entry: PORSCHE 964 RS following a track day with Pistonheads editor Dan Trent.