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November 15, 2018

"What do you mean you've no oil pressure - we haven't had oil pressure since Day 3"

When we took part in the inaugural run in 2016, we could only manage one stage owing to workload pressures. However, it was a wonderful day and sowed the seeds for a repeat trip. This ye...

September 26, 2016

Stage 15 (Day 15)

My apologies for not writing this at the beginning of the day but I had to do BBC TV and radio stuff early on which delayed me fatally, though did my ego no harm! I am now at the end of Day 16 and due at this evening’s dinner in two minutes’ time.

So Da...

September 25, 2016

Stage 7 (Day 7): We first assembled on the seafront (where apparently SS used to test their cars) and, with a ukulele-playing couple (see video), we were flagged away by member John Barnett, who is High Sheriff of Lancashire.

We began with a fine convoy and althoug...

September 17, 2016

Stage 1 (Day 1). Nine months ago, it was just a crazy dream. Now it is no longer a dream. It’s still crazy, though!

Fantastic sight to see 70 cars lined up at Goodw