Bunch Round 1 & Real Steel Round 1
Happy Bitrthday! Dean celebrated
his hmm hmmth Birthday on Saturday morning and Christine made sure he
enjoyed it with a balloon chorus! Breakfast followed shortly, in the form of
choccy cake with card and pressie opening.
After breakfast, we got on with
preparing the car for the days practice, assisted by the arrival of our
other crew member, Dave.
The weather was good and we
anticipated a good days practice, although the outlook for Sunday was pretty
Birthday balloon wake up call
Helen made two passes before
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a 0.041 reaction time (using the new 0.000 perfect tree).
The first run was also an
observed run to get Helen's MSA license signed off.
After the excitement of the
morning we had a short lunch break which involved more choccy cake!
A touch of Spring cleaning
before the sructineering.
One of four good passes on
We had two more passes,
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Unfortunately those two runs also
saw some small technical problems with a low oil pressure warning and a flooded carb.
So we had to tow Hell's Bells back to the pits for some tinkering.
After racing had finished, Helen
completed her blindfolded orientation and cockpit escape. The orientation
and the earlier observed run completed the requirements for getting her MSA
So Hell's Belle didn't feel left
out, we also gained the MSA Car log book.
Mother and daughter, two
peas in a pod....?
Lunch time and more Birthday
cake for all!
Practising the cockpit
orientation before the blindfolded MSA licensing test.
Great view of the car during a
tow back to the pits.
In the staging lanes, ready to