Category Archives: Car

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Joys of film

Being a serial hoarder and nerdy gadget freak I have a few cameras… my two favourites being a 1980 model Canon AE-1 and a 1986 model Nikon F-501… the Nikon was given to my by […]

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Stick a fork in it… I’m done!…

Following on from ‘another milestone for the S3’ I recently changed the turbo’s compressor housing (right) to an anti surge one (left)… Below is a log where you can clearly see where the surge affects […]

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Castle Combe Finals 2018

Last race of the season and I was not having much luck with 7D2… I had being playing with the focus points, going full manual rather than Av or Tv as I normally do and […]

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Another milestone for the S3….

So have spent the last few weeks driving the car, making tweaks and driving the car more… she does quite well MPG wise on the commute to work all things considered… 30+ indicated on the […]

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Castle Combe TCR UK race weekend 2018

It was a very hot and sunny day… rather sticky too as I was plastered in factor 50… Was looking forward to this race weekend… BTCC (of sorts) at my local track and of course […]

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Progress with the S3

So a couple of months on from breaking the car (The joys of modifying cars…) and she up and running again… I stripped the replacement box to check it was all ok… …then cleaned it […]

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Castle Combe Race 2 2018

Race 2 I hear you cry?…. what happened to race 1!!!?… well… I didn’t go… simple as that :)… it was wet, there were some crashes and Tony Hutchings had a wardrobe malfunction which resulted […]

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The joys of modifying cars…

For the past few years I haven’t really done too much work on the S3 since the engine rebuild… she hasn’t really needed anything more than ‘servicing’ but one thing that did need a bit […]

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Castle Combe Finals 2017

As is tradition I am posting this a couple of weeks after the event 🙂 As you may have gathered by now my Castle Combe race posts rarely contained commentary of the day’s actual racing […]

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Audi Driver International 2017

ADI was a little earlier than usual this year but I have been pretty busy of late so I am posting this a couple of weeks after the event 🙂 Wasn’t really feeling it this […]

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Using the Canon AE-1 for motorsport

Motorsport photography is something I tend to do quite a bit of… I’d like to think I am fairly proficient at it even though composition opportunities can be a bit limiting as I have to […]

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Castle Combe Races 4 and 5

For some reason I appear to have missed an update for the Combe race season but in fairness it wasn’t the best race day ever with both Bill’s Ibiza and Tony’s TT having major issues […]

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Castle Combe 2017 Race 3

After the rather nasty off in race 2 you would be forgiven to think that it might take a while to get things sorted… as it happens… no it didn’t!… After a rather impressive turn […]

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Re-editing old RAW files

While I have been taking pictures on and off since my teens (a fair few years back) I have only really been into photography seriously since around 2007 when I got my first DSLR… I […]

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Castle Combe 2017 Race 2

Weather forecast was threatening rain (showers at the very least)… rainy race days are not the most fun if I am honest but we had wets and was hopeful the rain would hold off long […]

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Castle Combe 2017 Race 1

First race of the year… didn’t really get many images on the day as I was making sure I was available to support Bill and train up the new guy 🙂 Anyway… race went fantastically […]

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Where has all the time gone!!

So it would appear that I haven’t posted for some time… to be honest there has not been a load to post about as I have not taken many pictures and been busy fixing cars […]

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Audi Driver International 2016

Little bit late posting this up I know as the show was mid October but been very busy at work and not done much photography of late… So… the lead up to ADI was mostly […]

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Castle Combe August Bank Holiday Race Day

Bit late with the update but here it is… Was a nice day at Combe and hopes were high… but first a little update from the VW-Audi trackday… the low oil pressure issue turned out […]

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VW-Audi trackday at Castle Combe 2016

Badger 5 outing to Castle Combe on Saturday for a VW/Audi trackday… was a little quiet to be honest which I suspect was partly due to it conflicting with one of the biggest shows of […]

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