Month: June 2015

Silverstone GP – Wet and Leaky

My Caterham wasn’t repaired quickly enough after losing a wheel at Cadwell Park. It took time to source a replacement of the brake calliper that was ripped in half. Consequently, I was too late to book into the Friday test day. I turned up on the chance that someone would pull out, but I had no luck as the other…

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Cadwell Park – Pinball Wizard

Preparation Day 14/05/2015 I took Thursday off work with the intention of running in my rebuilt engine. On the day, it came back from its MOT with a leaking coil; I learnt that coils are filled with oil, in a sealed unit, to provide cooling. I had wanted to go for a drive on the M65, but the coil could…

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Oulton Park – Sick Driver, Sicker Car

Test Day 27/03/2015 As I live not much more than an hour from the circuit, I decided to base myself from home, especially as I was full of a cold. Being miserably poorly I deliberately had a lie in to get as much rest as possible. I was willing to miss the first session if there were any delays on my journey to Oulton…

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