Category: 2017

Burnley Express Article

A full-page article of my race season is on Page 74 of this weekend’s Burnley Express. The original, unedited version is here. Burnley Racing Driver Finishes Third in Championship Burnley-based racing driver Peter Tattersall achieved a lifetime-best performance by finishing third in the hotly contested Caterham Graduates Racing Club’s Classic championship. This national series celebrated its twentieth year of competition…

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Silverstone Race Report

It was only a journey of an hour and a half to get from my caravan site near Derby to Silverstone, but I decided to take the whole of Thursday afternoon off work. After all, or so my excuse went, I did have to get back to the site from work and then carry out the arduous never-ending task of…

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Snetterton Race Report

Peter Godfrey of GRS had offered me the opportunity to drive a Sigma, so I hooked up my caravan and left for Snetterton early in the morning. It only took around three hours and was fairly straight-forward, but I was exhausted on arrival; whether that was to do with looming old-age or just work, I don’t know, but I soon…

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Croft Race Report

Since returning to work at Bombardier Bombardier in Derby, I had been non-stop busy and so the Croft race weekend came up all of a sudden. I finished working at noon on the Thursday before the race-weekend and went to the local caravan site where I am staying, instead of using a bed and breakfast. There I got ready, hitched…

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Donington Park Report

I had been out of work since March, so was relieved to be starting a new contract the Monday following the Donington Park weekend. Even better, I was returning to Bombardier in Derby where I had previously been very happy. For the contract, I booked myself into a caravan site just fifteen minutes from work and, happily for this event,…

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Cadwell Park Race Report

Amazingly for me, the journey to Cadwell Park was completely hassle-free. The caravan had a new electric hook-up which fitted ever so smoothly, and away I went. Around than four hours later, I was set up and ready to eat. Walking the circuit came first, which really did confirm just how narrow the track is. It didn’t look possible to drive any…

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2017 Classic Driver’s Summary

This article was written prior to Pembrey, for the CGRC newsletter. It is included on this web site to allow for easy access to the full spreadsheet that is discussed. Try this for a set of names: Jamie Ellwood, Nick Haryett, Graeme Smith, Andrew Outterside, Michaele Apostolides, Peter Tattersall, Kim Rayment, Keith Pennington, Bob Wilson and Pete Cannard. All these…

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BARC Magazine Article

The latest BARC Magazine has just landed on my door mat and, on Pages 44 to 45, is an article covering my Max Navaero book. There is a large photograph of me by my car, which is in its old Gulf colours, plus a set of answers to question describing how I got into racing and how the book came…

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