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 Goodwood motorsport fun 19th & 20th May 
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Post Goodwood motorsport fun 19th & 20th May
Against my better judgement after entering the Prescott hillclimb RETRO RIDES , several years back , I've applied for an entry for RETRO RIDES Goodwood day . Two days actually but I'm only interested in the Saturday on track day . Daily ticket in advance is £10 , £12 on the gate and the on track entry is £45 . For this you get three runs with 5 cars on track at a few seconds interval , like the old sprint format but not sure yet how many laps I'll get . Could be one run with 3 laps or 3 runs with one lap :?: I won't know till the 28th March whether I have an entry.
I had a right go at the clerk of the course at Prescott , for misrepresenting the format and cars allowed on the entry form . I'd been told my STYLUS non road going sprint car would be fine and I could where my helmet , plus any passenger too. On the starting grid , having waited in line behind dozens of cars , the clerk told me to remove my helmet , then asked me was my car road going , told him no which was ok on the entry advice . Got told I couldn't run and to take my car off to the paddock . Raised merry hell as you can imagine , then finally told I could run with the modified demonstration cars. They were all wearing helmets but still told I couldn't wear mine :!: Once ready to run , my grand daughter passengering with helmet , as were the other demo cars , I drew up to the startline and the clerk said my grand daughter must remove her helmet :!: It was very busy and he was getting stroppy , so I stood my ground and said she's wearing it period and I'm driving up the hill ----------------- he said OK then.
So I'm a little apprehensive as to whether I'll get an entry , after berating the organisers afterwards about them admitting me but the clerk of the course saying no , having travelled from BUCKS to PRESCOTT . A few of you also entered without incident , so we'll just see if they remember me and the trouble that occurred :?:

I just love the Stylus but she keeps swallowing £££ !
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