Monthly Archives: December 2016

2016 in review!

Chaps and Chapettes, 2016 has been a busy year for me and has seen this blog properly get on it’s feet. I’ve had the pleasure to be able to bring you coverage of lots of car events and have been … Continue reading

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Slot car Trabant Racing

Chaps and Chapettes, As you may remember I built a slot car out of an old die-cast Trabant. The build post of which can be found here: https://motorsportformentalhealth.com/2016/12/12/soviet-slot-car/ You may also remember that my Dad got exactly the same die-cast … Continue reading

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Soviet Slot Car

Chaps and Chapettes, I have this rare and strange gene that dictates whenever I see anything old, broken and rusty I simply have to buy it and pay far too much money for it. I inherited this gene from my … Continue reading

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Drift Cars of December: Andy Brunton

Chaps and Chapettes, Every sport has its’ ambassadors, its’ person or people that will stand with the sport through its’ ups and its’ downs, through everything that moulds and shapes it into what it becomes today. I first met Andy … Continue reading

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Drift Cars of December: Mark Chapman

Chaps and Chapettes! I would say that this year MAPT Motorsport have been the most professional looking team at King of the Ring this year. They have treated us to many close battles and on occasion drift demos in the … Continue reading

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Drift Cars of December: Michelle Westby

Chaps and Chapettes, Michelle Westby is much more than just pretty face! Miss Westby discovered drifting through her promotional modelling and was instantly hooked! She has been drifting about 6 years now and is currently competing in Drift Cup and … Continue reading

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CSR Racing 2

Chaps and Chapettes, CSR Racing 2 is a free to play racing game by Natural Motion on iOS platforms. It’s a drag racing game and includes lots of modern cars ranging from the Fiat 500 Abarth and Fiesta ST all … Continue reading

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Drift Cars of December: Jodie Rasburn

Chaps and Chapettes, For those of you out of the loop Ron Rasburn is the owner of Essex Transit Specialists which used to be known as Rayleigh Tyres. Now, back before Ford Transits were there main area of business they … Continue reading

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Drift Cars of December: Curtis Pobgee BMW E36

Do you ever get those projects that are seemingly never finished? That’s Curtis Pobgee’s E36 BMW. A year or so ago Curtis brought the 318i saloon with some basic modifications to learn to drift in. The building bug set in … Continue reading

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Drift Cars of December: Paul Beechey

Chaps and Chapettes, A wise man once said that a race car can always be a show car but a show car can’t always be a race car. Paul Beechey’s S14a is the epitome of that saying. It sits wide … Continue reading

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