We meet the Wild
After avoiding two motorway jams
by using the minor roads, we eventually arrived at Shakespeare County
Raceway at around 7pm. We set up camp and were ready for a beer only to find
the bar closed....
Off to Stratford we went!
Friday night arrival sees us
setting up camp in the pits with a few fellow racers.
Don't be fooled by the blue
skies. Saturday ended in torrential rain and Hell's Belle spent most of the
time like this!
After scrutineering and signing
on we joined the throng and made our first pass at around 12:30, achieving
14.89 @88.9mph. The second pass of the day produced a 14.45 @95.95mph. After
this the weather turned very nasty and rain stopped play.
Saturday morning and we're in
the staging lane, keen to put in the first pass of the weekend.
Sunday and we're back in the
staging lanes again.
Our first run
was at about midday and achieved the first 13 second pass with a 13.60
racing for four hours and quite a few competitors called it a day. But when
the sun came out and dried the track again Helen put in two more passes
breaking the ton with 13.28 @102 and then reaching firstname.lastname@example.org mph
In summary, the weekend produced
five successive personal bests! (and a lot of wet clothes)
Shortly before a new personal
best for Helen, 12.75 at 104.4 mph!