The beginning of August made way for one of the biggest car festivals in the UK, USC. We won’t hide the fact that the weather on Saturday was poor, it was raining, heavy, causing areas of the campsites to flood.
Castle Combe played host to “Europe’s biggest Japanese car show” as JAPFEST roared its way through on Saturday 10th May. It was clear on the faces of those in attendance that it was an early start but nevertheless looking forward to what was going to be an action-packed day!
I spent last weekend totally emerged in car culture under beautiful blue skys. How lucky am I? I spent Saturday at Players Classic at Goodwood then hot footed it over to South Wales for Round 2 of the British Drift Championship.
With the great weather and a new course to play on excitement was already running high when I arrived just in time for the drivers briefing.
Back for its 11th year, Japfest, Europe’s biggest Japanese car event, returned to Castle Combe Saturday.
Being deep in rural Wiltshire, getting to the circuit can be an issue, with some people queueing into the afternoon for last years event. Despite some doubters though, it seems the improvements made this year alleviated the epic queues.
After a good start, British spring time struck again at round one of the Maxxis British Drift Championship. After a bright morning for the Semi Pro and Pro qualifying sessions, the heavens opened on Lydden Hill circuit in Kent meaning the Super Pro’s had to wait.
Which ment Sunday became 5 hours of non-stop drifting for the big crowd that turned up in the glorious sunshine.