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The first running of Mini Britannia was based out of Silverstone and with the event almost running past the front door, it would have been rude not to attend. The event was split into Regularity and Competition, (which itself had a sub-category for Targa – modern cars). The Competition section gets all the headlines and it was Phil Hindley & Chris Williams (Porsche 911) who took victory by just over half a minute. Behind them only 0.4 seconds separated 2nd and 3rd places as Mark Freeman & Andre Genillard (AC Cobra) edged out Philip Walker & Howard Redhouse (Jaguar E-Type). The story hadn’t been quite that clear cut though as the top three had been close all event with Hindley’s stellar mid event race proving to be decisive. Read More »

Well it had to happen eventually, being an avid slot car fan and missing previous shows due to clashes with rallies, I finally made it to the UK Slot Car Show 2012. It is only a short hop down to the National Heritage Centre at Gaydon and it also gave us the chance to take a look around the museum too. A break from the norm but I hope you enjoy… Read More »