Anyone with a passion for aviation will have head the tale of the Royal Air Force ground technician who accidentally took off in an English Electric Lightning after an error on what was supposed to be a ground engine run. It’s a story I’ve heard recounted at various times across the years, but this is […]
The Historic Racer Project was a website that I created and edited for several years. I thought that I could see a market for interesting stories and features on the classic car and classic motor racing scene.
While I was correct to a degree, it was not a cost effective use of my time.
Historic Racer has now ended, however many people still enjoy reading the features I created, so they remain right here.
It’s March 2006, Orebro, Sweden. A bright sunny, early spring day, but very cold. The nearby lakes still frozen over, with only the beginnings of a thaw. I’m in Sweden with Andy McKenna, in the embryonic stages of what will one day become a premier winter ice driving company. We’re looking for infrastructure and frozen […]
For those of us of a certain age, the phrase RAC Rally stirs emotions. Memories of misty cold November days spent walking into a forest, Ordnance Survey map folded to the correct Special Stage and stashed in a rucksack alongside a Thermos flask and some Mars Bars. Then arriving at your chosen vantage point to […]