North Weald Airfield on the M11 just north of the M25 is traditionally
the venue of the first event of the season for the PFHC crew. Amazingly
it was dry and bright for once and by noon quite a hot sun was warming
people and cars. This was not expected as every visit prior to this one
had been wet or freezing or both. Barrie Wood's scheme to prepare his
308 for a wet event to take advantage of the more generous PEP, leaving
his 355 for later, had been scuppered and the realisation that he had
brought the wrong tipo soon set in.
Former Champion Nick Taylor had brought along his Mondial t, which had
not been seen for a while. Allegedly, his 348GTC is still in the race
shop at Damax, so he'd popped down to the South of France and brought
back the trusty Mondi the day before. Andrew Holman had had his 348tb
straightened out and it was looking very smart, sporting a largely new
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