By Jonathan Fowler / Ben White – Mk2 Escort
I first met Ben about 9 years ago when I was in the early days with CarSpeed Autoparts. He worked on repairing vans and over the years we have got to know each other and have become good friends. Latterly he works as a Plant Machinery mechanic specializing in electrics and has become well known for his modified Mk6 Transit which now appears with Carspeed at the Cumbria Auto show.
Being cockily confident (and I owed him a favour after he looked after the stand at the show) I thought he would do well navigating on the Blue Streak Targa rally, so I asked him if he was interested. He jumped at the chance, saying, “No probs, ah can do that, eeezzzee!”
Roll on August, entry in, accepted, time is passing, and I keep saying,
“We need to have a bit of a run out and practise”
“No probs, it’ll be eeezzzeee” “My side, your side, eeezzzeee” is the reply. Continue reading