Posts tagged From the other seat

BARC Pembrey (from the “Other Seat”)

lap after lap the lean angle increased through the fast left at Dibeni, knee and boot scraping the tarmac wearing through the hard protection and into costly leather. The blagged tyres were spent, I think they were trying to say something, the rear slides out an instant before the front slides at the point Ady had gone down in race 1, I gather it up only to lose the rear again hard out of the right hander, they weren’t saying anything they were shouting STOP PLEASE!!!

Anglesey Motor Racing Circuit, Trac Mon (from the other seat)

Anglesey Motor Racing Circuit, Trac Mon   Words and Pictures Nick (apex) Matthews   This weekends race meet was the most dramatic meeting I have attended, broken engines, on track battles, crashes, desperate repairs, parts begged borrowed and erm stolen and to top it all a pass on the fast one himself.   Read and [...]

Oulton Park ~ From the Other Seat

Round 4 Oulton Park, Cheshire  words by Nick Not one of us had even been to Oulton Park before let alone ridden it so this weekend was going to be a steep learning curve at a circuit renown for punishing mistakes with poor lap times or worst still big off’s. History   Oulton Park Circuit [...]

Silverstone ~ From the other Seat

Silverstone – from the other Seat “ Welcome to the Home of Motorsport” As I approach the main entrance there is a feeling of something magical about Silverstone, the greeting says it all, so many greats that I have followed over the years have raced here, Ive been a spectator , a host and a [...]

Cadwell Park – From the Other Seat

Cadwell Park Race report from the other seat.  Words By Nick Cadwell Park, Lincolnshire 3hour Endurance Race Not many people realise, but Cadwell Park is one of Britain’s oldest circuits. In 1934, a farmer by the name of Wilkinson laid down a three-quarter mile chalk track on the land adjoining his farm near Louth in [...]

Snetterton ‘From the other seat’ Race Report

From the other Seat – Words by Nick Snetterton – April 2010, 3 hour Endurance Race Report   Snetterton Motor Racing Circuit  Snetterton is on the A11 about half way between Thetford and Norwich in Norfolk, it began life as a US Airbase 1943-48 in the second world war, the one we won, although I’m [...]