2004 Off to a
The first run what ya brung of
the season got off to a busy start with a capacity sign on of 280 people!
Since Helen's driving license was
still in Swansea being changed for her new married name, Dean got to drive
again! Wooo hooooo!
Hell's Belle first and only pass
of the day netted 14.9 at 95mph. Cold weather and an inadequate burnout led
to a squiffy start and Dean lifted to regain some traction.
Unfortunately, a small mist of
oil after the pass led to lots of engine peering, only to discover a small
oil leak at the back of the inlet manifold gasket. With no spare gaskets to
hand, this stopped play for the day.
The day wasn't a waste as we
introduced our new crew member, Dave to the fun and games of life at the
Another great morning at Santa
Pod. One of the very few race cars at the track draws quite a lot of
attention form the rodders and racers.
Oil leak puts us on the
trailer and Helen is ready to head home.....
New crew member Dave and
Twisted Helen show off their new team t-shirts.....
.....because she knows she has
a couple of fun evenings ahead changing the inlet gasket! Dean provided
directions and the motivation..... the odd glass of wine!