Category: Tar Autotest

Spring Autotest โ€“ 10th of March 2013

By Barry Lindsay Longtown Spring Auction Autotest wasnโ€™t very spring like, with flurries of snow in air and an arctic wind blowing over the car park. Two test sites were set up and tarmac area and a loose area. Michael Lindsay & Caroline Lodge…

New Years Eve Autotest 2012

By Barry Lindsay Eleven drivers entered the final event of 2012. Ten tarmac testes lay ahead and after overnight rain thankfully the weather was mostly dry but the car park was slippery. The first test, manned by Ian Robinson, John Ross debuted his new…

Autotest (14th of October 2012)

By Barry Lindsay Following a disappointingly wet summer which had seen two grass autotests cancelled an extra event was added at Longtown Auction. But despite the minimum entries not being met the event went ahead. Two fresh cars were being dรฉbuted at this event….

Jubilee Autotest

With Pirelli doing some engineering on their production line. Neil Varah had looked into and arranged the use of the workers carpark during the shut down. The event was organised for the evening of the bank holiday Tuesday. 6 tests were planned but due…

Foolsday Autotest

By Barry Lindsay Sunday the 1st April saw the first autotest of the year at Longtown Auction mart thanks to Phil Jobson who managed to arrange the venue. Two tests were setup, one mainly on tar while the other all on compact gravel but…

New Year Tar Test.

By Barry Lindsay After some negotiations between Neil Varah and the Pirelli management it was agreed that we could run a club auto test on the last day of the year. So with tarmac available, the tests were set up avoiding the few cars…