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Old 11 Dec 2017, 19:29 (Ref:3786363)   #1
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MGJ Engineering Brands Hatch Winter Stages 20th Jan 2018

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Old 11 Dec 2017, 19:40 (Ref:3786368)   #2
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I'll be there... rusty as anything and a few issues to sort but looking forward to it.
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Old 11 Dec 2017, 20:16 (Ref:3786380)   #3
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I'll be there... rusty as anything and a few issues to sort but looking forward to it.
Ditto that on being rusty - Rockingham was supposed to be a 'refresher' ahead of Brands. There are some very quick cars/drivers on the entry list for Brands so I don't suspect we'll be worrying the top guys in our class too much!
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I've not driven on a stage rally for I think just shy of three years by the time Brands comes round. That, the rebuilt car and some personal injuries will make for an interesting day!
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Good weather forecast for Saturday, be great to see some live action stages but may well need thermals! You can only watch a certain amount of Dakar before hankering after the real thing! Good luck to all competitors, there's some stiff opposition at the pointy end by the look of things.
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Old 16 Jan 2018, 19:41 (Ref:3793178)   #6
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Annoying that Palmer keeps sneaking the price up all the time used to be a tenner.

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Annoying that Palmer keeps sneaking the price up all the time used to be a tenner.

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+5 if you want to park on South Bank! Fortunately for me I have a season ticket but I agree the price increases are relentless but it still good value for day's entertainment.
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Old 16 Jan 2018, 19:55 (Ref:3793186)   #8
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I thought the Newton brothers were entered in their Nova, always a quick little car but they don't appear on the latest list.
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t is if you live locally, sadly for me it is a 200 mile round trip and just a bit of a rip off sorry.
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Good weather forecast for Saturday, be great to see some live action stages but may well need thermals! You can only watch a certain amount of Dakar before hankering after the real thing! Good luck to all competitors, there's some stiff opposition at the pointy end by the look of things.
It looks very competitive at the front - we're hoping to make a bit of forward progress from our seeding but getting into the top 20 would be a great result I think for us (shows how it's moved on - we used to be aiming at top ten but we can't compete with all those wallets at the front now!).

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I thought the Newton brothers were entered in their Nova, always a quick little car but they don't appear on the latest list.
They were entered but have pulled out. Very quick car/crew and always good at Brands - opens up Class A though!
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Bit of a swing in the weather forecast for Saturday, rain and sleet will give decided advantage to 4 wheel drive competitors
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Well what with illness and the potential bad weather it looks like I may be the only representative of the official South Bank old farts club attending tomorrow :roll eyes: I just don't understand these so called racing enthusiasts, no stamina
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Fascinated to know whether any of the competitors were running traction control today? The level of adhesion by some of the 2 wheel RWD cars in the appalling conditions was incredible.
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Fascinated to know whether any of the competitors were running traction control today? The level of adhesion by some of the 2 wheel RWD cars in the appalling conditions was incredible.
Well I was not! First time on rally slicks full stop let alone in the wet. Changed to wets when the standing water appeared. Few moments but a good day out after nearly three years of sitting in the co-driver seat.
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Fascinated to know whether any of the competitors were running traction control today? The level of adhesion by some of the 2 wheel RWD cars in the appalling conditions was incredible.
Well we definitely didn't have traction control. We also didn't have proper wets. We were on super softs with some hastily added extra cuts (we do have wets - but they're about 10 years old so they're pretty much useless). The difference decent tyres make is incredible - normally we're nip and tuck with Tim Mewett (car 29 today) but he was on a decent set of wets and blew us into the weeds today (9th overall). We had fun but spent too much time looking out of the side windows to be quick! Got to the end though with only minor damage.

Not a nice day to be stood out marshalling or on the time controls so a big thank you to the marshals and all of the organisers - cracking event as always. A nod to the spectators too - hardy bunch!
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