ARDS test

…which is better than I did in my regular driving test.To be honest, it’s probably pretty hard to fail your ARDS test. The test itself is fairly straightforward. A written session followed an on-track assessment. Provided you drive within your limits and don’t do anything dumb, you’ll pass. My test day was at Brands Hatch with MSV. I invested in an hour on track with an instructor, before the test, as the test car was an unfamiliar front wheel drive Peugeot. I’m a rear wheel drive man and a Quattro man when it comes to Audi. I also had to pass a medical. My NHSRead More →

MX-5 Race Car

All the cars in the race series are basic Mk1s with very few modifications allowed. The intention is to keep the costs down and ensure that it’s the drivers that make the difference not the cars. So… it was off to Newton le Willows on Merseyside to take a look at an ex-Championship winning car that was up for sale on a Facebook MX5 Buy and Sell group.  That’s a long way from my home in Berkhamsted (otherwise known as Berko). About 4 hours…. That’s a long time in a car with your Dad for company. Ali Bray from AB Motorsport brought his trailer upRead More →