Loton Park 16 April 2017

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It was a difficult Easter Sunday meeting at Loton as a trike crashed heavily early on and an ambulance and air ambulance had to be called. Luckily the driver and passenger were not seriously hurt I understand. Then we had to stop for the church service. These delays meant that we lost second practice and had only three runs. In my case this amounted to just under 3 and a half minutes track time all day and of course for faster cars, less time. Still, while waiting for your runs you are watching motorsport so that’s a positive, as is the very friendly atmosphere in the paddock.  Another bonus was the trophy left on my car – presumably by Roy Holder? – for my second in class on the 26th March and another positive is the fact that I did a PB of 68.85. Here are some photos.

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This Turbocharged Celica GT Four caught my eye. Nice colour and great sound.
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Another Japanese car with a great sound. Paul Trill’s RX7.
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Steve Brennan pointing the wrong way at Triangle after a shower.

20170416_154521.jpgGary also came a cropper.

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Tony Adams needs two people to belt him into his Lotus.
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Rachel and Colin – happy father and daughter team. (MG ZR160)
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Another happy team – Hugh and Mary. (Mazda MX5)

I’m back there tomorrow for the Easter Monday meeting and aiming for 67 seconds. Now I must watch the Bahrain Grand Prix!

1 thought on “Loton Park 16 April 2017”

  1. Another nice read Bob. Great style of writing I’m dyslexic and find a lot of articles difficult to follow but not what I have read on your blog.

    I’d love to have a chat with you about Hill climbing what’s needed and how hard it is to get started.

    If you have time up at croft I’ll pop over. I’m running the black GT86 (car 49) at the Toyota sprint. N

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