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Pumpkin gets a bump

Pumpkin gets a bump

It’s been a busy summer! Moving the entire shop has been done by Doc and Mrs Doc, and on top of that I’ve had the nerve to go and get married – finally. So after all the flowers, cakes & napkins were cleared off, the surplus booze polished off, and a trip to Sicily was...
Velodromloppet was over before it started...

Velodromloppet was over before it started…

Everything went more or less to plan until we’d done about 8 laps of free practise – when the brand new engine in the blue car had a sudden very gnarly sound emitting from the valve train at cylinder 4 or 3. I managed to stop the engine before any more damage happened – I...
A successful debut for the new Imp at Våler

A successful debut for the new Imp at Våler

The new Historic FIA period G2 Imp surpassed everyones expectations in it’s first live-performance (except, perhaps it’s driver and builder?) by performing nearly flawlessly. Friday didn’t start off to well – Doc arrived on track in heavy rain, set up camp, and got ready to go out for free practice – but Pumkin did not...
Doc debuts in 2nd

Doc debuts in 2nd

The new Imp performed flawlessly – and after a race-long battle Doc grabbed 2nd in the under 1300cc class. More to follow! All photos: www.racefoto.se  
At vålerbanen with pumpkin deux

At vålerbanen with pumpkin deux

Doc has spent the day battling carburettors rather than testing, but all sorted now. Scrutineering was a breeze. The Imp is on the light side at 630kgs, but I don’t trust the weights here (from experience they can be up to. +/- 30 kgs off…). Barely passed noise test at 100dB. Warm up tomorrow morning...
Doc’s Imp heading to the painter’s

Doc’s Imp heading to the painter’s

Doc’s new Imp is now all smooth, primed and painted underneath. It’s now heading to the paint shop for a few coats of….yellow! Doc’s working hard to get the car ready for a test session on April 29. Should be possible – apart from new plumbing & wiring everything else is a bolt-over job from...