|Cadwell Park 12th October 2013|
Well it's the end of the season and that means the most important competition of the year. In a dramatic rules change, designed to test the competitors versatility, cakes, the traditional fare for this event, were out and in came pies, specifically apple pies. Inevitably, this meant some tough negotiations with the Motor Sports Association but a late amendment to the Blue Book enabled the test to go ahead. Judges were kindly provided by the 750 Motor Club to scrutineer the offerings, both of whom had to be carried off after taking their tasting duties very seriously.
And the racing? There wasn't any, it rained persistently from dawn so, while we got to play silly b*ggers in practice (the least wet time of the whole day), the Clerk of the Course decided to go home for his tea before we got to our race. Nobody was quite sure if they were disappointed or pleased at the announcement so the drowned rats all went home. Mike Fowler was the only one smiling, having put his Mk V on pole, thus thoroughly embarrassing those Mk IXs, Xs, XIs.....