First race complete!

March 31st, 2012

Well I guess my blog title is now technically accurate – have completed my first race! As anticipated, I finished last in my class but 13th overall from a starting field of 24 cars. Got off the line OK but hit the rev limiter before grabbing 2nd which let 2 or 3 cars get the[…]

Off the pace

March 30th, 2012

Rather disappointed with my own performance in free practice for our series’ first round at Oulton Park today. After an anti-roll bar tweak (to full dry settings), the car has behaved flawlessly, but my own lack of confidence in the grip levels has let me down again. I did want to post a best lap[…]

Pre-free practice

March 29th, 2012

I arrive in the Oulton Park pits this evening to find Richard and the Newbridge guys hard at work assembling the massive new awning, on the side of their massive truck. I think we could have the biggest setup in the pits! Looking back at the visits I made to Silverstone with my Dad many,[…]

Stickers and VBox installed

March 28th, 2012

I spent this morning with the car at Newbridge Motorsport applying my own sponsor’s logos and fitting my Racelogic VBox which will provide in-car footage – some of which may find its way onto Motors TV, who are covering our entire season in 2012. Richard kindly showed me the art of correctly applying cutout lettering,[…]

Checking the car

March 24th, 2012

I received the door numbers for the car today so I delivered them to Newbridge Motorsport this afternoon and took the opportunity to take some photos and check the seat for comfort and position. The car has one of the excellent Corbeau race seats which with the right padding are very comfortable. My own sponsor[…]

Door numbers

March 23rd, 2012

You know you’re on the countdown to the start of the season when your door numbers arrive through the post. Hope to get these on the car this weekend.