I struggled a lot at the start of the weekend with the car as I could not seem to get a time out of it. It was uncertain at the time whether it was my fault or if there was damage on the car as I knew for sure it would not have been down [...]
FF1600 National Championship - Oulton Park 6th May After last time at Oulton Park it was quite challenging to find my feet again for my first race on the FF1600 national grid. Testing was spent further familiarising myself with the track in order to build myself up to the limit, but the pace at the [...]
This weekend sees up-and-coming single seater racer Seb Melrose doing overtime in the cockpit - Saturday sees him competing in the Britcover/Avon Tyres Formula Ford 1600 National Championship, then packing everything up and dashing back across the border to Knockhill to continue his pursuit of the Scottish Formula Ford title, where he currently lies [...]
Race 2 Start - started on the inside line on the slope. For the green flag lap, I used 5000 revs to launch and realised I got a load of wheelspin and was being pushed down to the grass. For the race start I used around 4000 revs which gave me a good launch and [...]
May Race Report Race 1 - Start - 5500 revs for launch. Launched ok but I think as I was releasing the clutch, I dropped the revs slightly. Was overtaken into duffus. Duffus - car felt good through here as there was a lot of grip throughout the left hander. Overtook Neil Broome [...]
Pleased to announce another sponsor for 2016. Very grateful to have Dem-Master onboard this season.
New logo designed for 2016 by Nathan Findlay.
Test 1 Overall Condition: Damp track (Bias was set the same as February Testing). Duffus - Good grip under braking but understeered at turn in. Slippy through left hander. McIntyres - Still good grip under braking and throughout corner. Was using the normal dry line which seemed to have enough grip. Butchers - decent grip [...]
Wet Testing (4 turns rear bias)- My turning was good but got some mid corner over-steer which I sometimes struggled to deal with. Possibly a softer rear may have helped but the car was stable on power application. Qualifying on a drying track (-1 turn rear bias) - Took a lap to make sure the [...]
The highs and lows of racing. Here is a video of my crash this weekend. Most important thing is that I learn from my mistakes and move forward. However it wasn't all bad and was delighted to able to finish 4th in my race with some very competitive drivers which got [...]