The Story of a Budget Racer

Approaching the first track day

Approaching the first track day

I thought this week would realllllllly drag coming up to my first test in the car on Sunday at Brands but alas with so much to do it has disappeared! Might have been helped by the mix of nerves and excitement I've been feeling also.. Had more deliveries this week...

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Getting kitted out

Getting kitted out

Time to look like a racing driver! and once again time for my infamous decisiveness to step up.......... Now this process started months again with me staring at Demon Tweeks. I had set myself a budget of around £1500 to get everything and on my first go at filling my...

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Picking a series

Picking a series

Now it would not be an exaggeration to say I'll likely be one of the least decisive people you will meet so this process was never going to be easy. I lost count of how many evenings, lunchtimes and weekend days disappeared whilst staring at racecar sales websites,...

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Passing the ARDS pt.2 – The Theory

Passing the ARDS pt.2 – The Theory

So we pick up after the relief of having had my driving part of the test signed off and then there was a quick debrief with my instructor. He ticked some boxes and wrote down some grades, congratulated me and off he went. The other guys signed on for the ARDs test now...

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Passing the ARDS pt.2 – The Theory

Passing the ARDS pt.1 – The Driving

The eve of the big day. Freedom of the house so plenty of peace! Hunted through my emails to see if I'd been sent any extra information from Brands and finally found some time information and set my alarms nice and early. Wanted an early night but was wide awake as...

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