(Re-printed from a while ago, because I think it’s interesting – Ed.) I had been looking for a decent body shell for a couple of years, then I found this one on eBay. It had been imported from Germany after spending the last 15 years on display at a German Ford dealer. The owner had brought it over to England and stripped the interior for another classic car project and was selling off the rolling shell. It was in such good condition I decided to buy it. The next decision was
Our annual flagship event went very well, running under the latest Motorsport UK Covid guidelines, and a good days sport was had by almost all. There were the usual sprinkling of terminal technical failures, but just the one car/scenery interface, which fortunately only resulted in some wrinkles to metalwork. The new Covid compliant timing system worked as hoped and competitors were able to access their times and positions from the comfort of wherever they happened to be by l
From 1968, Chichester Motor Club ran a speed hill climb just off the B2146 between South Harting and Petersfield. It was a meaningful event for my brother and I as we both went to school at Ditcham Park, about 3⁄43/4 mile further up the hill. The organising team had Brian Sykes from Cedo tyres in Chichester and Pat Mann a farmer from further down the Ditcham south drive, near Rowlands Castle. They were the Clerks of Course.
The course was 800 yards, and fast as the central se