Racing diary: Team HARD Scholarship at Brands Hatch December 21, 2015

Last week I ventured to Brands Hatch for my first event as part of Team HARD. The scholarship gives drivers the chance to win a fully funded drive in the VW Cup in 2016. Round one gave the judges a chance to see if there was any raw, natural talent out of the 120 entrants. They didn’t just look at ability, though. They looked at how a driver took instruction and kept the car safe when in traffic and tricky…

Racing diary: Testing a Porsche 924 at Donington December 15, 2015

Over the weekend I headed to Donington to spend some time with T8 racers Gavin Johnson and Pip Hammond as they tested the Porsche 924 they’ll be sharing ahead of the start of the 2016 season. A wet track was unavoidable (because Donington in winter) but what better way to learn to pedal a rear wheel drive car than on a slippery track? Traffic and few red flags meant that they didn’t quite get as much running as they both…

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