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Old 5 Sep 2017, 12:07 (Ref:3764704)   #136
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Bit late, but here my vid from Mondays action from Lydden if anyone interested:
Not that late: I haven't even started sorted through my pictures yet!

Just had a quick skim, will watch the video properly later!
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Old 9 Sep 2017, 12:17 (Ref:3765656)   #137
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Forgive the double post, but a few pictures from Round 6...











...and a few more here:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/229616...57686364291864

If anyone is interested.
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Old 9 Sep 2017, 17:01 (Ref:3765682)   #138
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Great shots again Steve. Very many thanks for posting.

Can't remember the last time I'd seen so many Escorts on a rallycross grid - there were more Retro Rallycross cars at Lydden, if you include those on display up the hill, than any other category!

Agree there was some superb racing throughout the day and across all the categories. There must have been a large magnet on the armco to the outside of the entrance to Chessons. Lost count of the number of cars hitting it, including John Ward spinning backwards into it at 70mph! Ow!!

Todd Crook's incident was a timely reminder that any form of motorsport can be very dangerous. Todd had been racing closely with Guy Corner's Peugeot 206 supernational car most of the day. They did make light contact in Q3 on the exit to North Bend and the rest was physics! Last time I saw one as bad as that it was Brian Betteridge's first (and last) time out in his (then) new MG Metro 6R4. Certainly saw how sturdy Todd's roll cage was and I was mighty relieved to see him moving about inside the car and climbing out unaided.

Was lovely to hear Arthur 'The Voice of Rallycross' Debenham on the PA for a while. Plenty of nostalgia throughout the day, though watching some BTRDA rallycross from Pembrey on the TV ('Freesports' on Freeview) with large grids in every category made me wonder 'what if'!

Thanks Steve (and Bert) for your photos. Appreciated as always.

Cheers, Steve
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Old 12 Oct 2017, 19:55 (Ref:3773910)   #139
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Just a quick one for anyone going to Croft for the final round of this year. There has been a change to the format, the Finals for both the Supercars and Supernationals will now be held on the Sunday morning before the British GP action starts. Practice, Heats and Finals for all other series will happen on the Saturday as normal.

See link below for more info:
http://www.rallycrossbrx.com/news/re...oss-grand-prix

Also, hopefully this works, Todd Crooks massive crash from the Lydden Bank Holiday meeting is now on their facebook page:

https://www.facebook.com/BritishRall...5832860824684/
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Just a quick one for anyone going to Croft for the final round of this year. There has been a change to the format, the Finals for both the Supercars and Supernationals will now be held on the Sunday morning before the British GP action starts. Practice, Heats and Finals for all other series will happen on the Saturday as normal.

See link below for more info:
http://www.rallycrossbrx.com/news/re...oss-grand-prix

Also, hopefully this works, Todd Crooks massive crash from the Lydden Bank Holiday meeting is now on their facebook page:

https://www.facebook.com/BritishRall...5832860824684/
Would have been good to have known about the format changes before buying a Saturday ticket!!

Same ticket price for Saturday and sunday, but not the entire final round's worth of races - feels like I'm being short changed.
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I am not sure about the new GP format. As I understand it some drivers could end up with just two heats before having to load their trailers. It surely also means that one mistake or minor shunt early on and you are going home?

It would be interesting to know if drivers have asked for this change to up the competitiveness of the heats or if it is simply a consequence of moving the BRX finals to Sunday.
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Just a few quick things for anyone thinking of going on either Saturday or Sunday, entry lists and time tables:

Round 9 Entry list:
http://www.rallycrossbrx.com/assets/...016-public.pdf

British GP entry list:
http://www.rallycrossbrx.com/assets/...016-public.pdf

Time table for both days:
http://www.rallycrossbrx.com/assets/...015_Public.pdf
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