Tag Archives: Midget

New engine on the way and problem solved?

I’ve made a discovery and it has cheered me up. Long time readers will know that the current engine has developed a habit of destroying bottom end bearings. After several rebuilds the gap between running big ends has got smaller … Continue reading

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My trophy has arrived!

Unexpected package arrived at work today. I had no idea it would be so big! Its about six inches tall and made of glass. Hexagonal (MG) shape and very difficult to photograph. Not only is it transparent but it is … Continue reading

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Disastrous drive home

After a long delay for the final run Rob and I set of home from Prescott (near Gloucester) to Norwich. Car was getting smoky during runs (see below) but seemed to be running fine. Half an hour after we left … Continue reading

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Prescott Autum Classic

Prescott – what an amazing place to make a hill climbing debut. 80 years of history and a spectacular venue. Car running fine as we approached and found our spot in the paddock. Whole paddock full of exciting machinery. There … Continue reading

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On the way to Prescott

Very excited as Rob and I set off to drive to a hotel close to Prescott to stay over night and get to scrutineering bright and early. Unfortunately the car started misfiring fairly early into the journey and producing occasional … Continue reading

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Silverstone event proper!

Silverstone! The most famous circuit in the country and one of the fastest in F1. Home of the British Grand Prix and scene of me and my Midget’s sprint debut. Just typing that has made my heart beat a little … Continue reading

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Silverstone Sprint (part of MG Live!)

Trusty assistant Rob and I drove down to Silverstone this evening and after some searching (and slightly sarcastic remarks from “proper” MG racers we asked for directions) we eventually found the paddock. The car was running well and I was … Continue reading

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MGCC Linc autotest

This was organised by the MG Car Club Lincolnshire branch (but held in Norfolk) as a warm up for the California cup, the big autotest at MG live in Silverstone. For me, it didn’t go as well as the first … Continue reading

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Rally training with HRCR

Rob and I drove to a training course about classic rallying run by the HRCR. To be honest there wasn’t much for me to do because the real skill is the driver. A preparation expert had a look over the … Continue reading

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