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Sally’s scribbles (non technical): Having risen bright and early (4.45am) Stephen and I arrived at Aintree at 7.25. John Loudon and Garry Bunn were already there and Stephen signed on getting back in time to get the car ready for scrutineering. Lee Smith and John Williams were further down the paddock together. The loos were locked and there were only four portaloos by the office. Fortunately the loos opened around 9am. The weather was brilliant. Fabulous sunshine all day and just a head wind down Railway Straight. Deciding to have exercise Stephen and I walked round the course taking in th
This brief film of Damon driving the Lotus 25 of Jim Clark (who was killed at Hockenheim in a formula 2 race on April 7th 1968). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YtpPv4QIQX0 Clark had no need of screaming from the cockpit, leaping in the air on the podium, nor even raising a finger. He simply drove and won.
Speed Series Event - Round 5, Saturday 27th April Just like last year, we'll have a run out to support the WSCC's Speed Series drivers and spectate up at the world famous Aintree Circuit. It's a Liverpool Motor Club organised event, using a shorter version of the Historic ex Grand Prix track, even so it's one of the faster tracks the Speed Series runs on. Quite bizarre really, as it nestles partly in the middle of the equally famous Grand National course - it always adds a bit of extra incentive not to have an off, when one of the "obstacles" to hit is Bechers Brook... I'll be leaving from