Over the weekend I gave the Abarth a good run north into the wilds of Lincolnshire where a very pretty race track carves its way through the wooded countryside. The 750 Motor Club meet featured all sorts of formulae from the single-seater Formula Vee through to the Hot Hatch Series.

It was threatening to drizzle all day but the track managed to stay relatively dry up until the afternoon when I began to realise just how fun a wet, hilly track is. We saw some great racing, interesting offs and some risky overtakes. Here are a some photos and a video from the day, you can see more on our Facebook page.

IMG_8148Mervyn Beckett hunting down Pip Hammond during the Classic Stock Hatch qualifying session.

IMG_8153The stunning tiger-striped Ford Fiesta XR2i of Christopher Martin.

IMG_8156Ryan Clarke’s Peugeot 205 GTi.

IMG_8158Eventual winner of race one, Matt Rozier in his 205 GTi.



IMG_8199The Abarth in good company next to Pip Hammond’s Vauxhall Nova GTE.



IMG_8225The Toyota MR2 cars quietly wait their turn ahead of Sunday’s racing.

IMG_8256The Formula Vee cars of Paul Smith, Craig Pollard and Peter Belsey kicking up spray in the wet.

IMG_8303Alan Gibson out in front in the Lotus Exige during the Cartek Roadsports endurance race.

IMG_8310The Mini Cooper S of Grant Hatfield/Jonathan Pressley dives down the inside of Rob Horsfield’s Toyota MR2.

IMG_8319Pip Hammond in the Vauxhall Nova GTE gaining on the second placed car ahead.

IMG_8636Post-race having secured second.

Cadwell Park is a spectacular track, even the rain couldn’t get me down. The 750 Motor Club races is great fun and I wish I could’ve spent the whole weekend at the track.