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The Video.

Discussion in 'Brands Hatch - Mon 3rd Dec 2012' started by Trophy-Steve, Dec 3, 2012.

  1. Trophy-Steve

    Trophy-Steve Senior Member

    Last edited: Dec 4, 2012
  2. MetroMatt

    MetroMatt Junior Member

    Yes, you definitely weren't the only one... :eek:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8CPpF7SfzCA

    My first ever spin... had to happen sometime. The Metro was fine, apart from the mud that managed to land on the roof! :D
     
  3. Tim Guy

    Tim Guy Senior Member

    I think yours was far more graceful Matt ;)
     
  4. j.barker

    j.barker Junior Member

    brands hatch 20012

    It was a great day I also had a spin when i over reacted to a blue mgtf spinning in front of me what harm a little mud(but i did have an instructor on board---oops!!)
     
  5. Trophy-Steve

    Trophy-Steve Senior Member

    :D How can you say that Tim?... I did not say "Oh bill hooks" as Matt did and didn't spend too much time trying to get myself out of an 'awkward' position... Must be the experience of it Not being the first time! :rolleyes:
     
  6. Col 180

    Col 180 Active Member

    Bit late for ploughing season Matt!:p And the Metro is front wheel drive so whats your excuse! Only joking it was very tricky out there.

    Great day to finish this year though:)
     
  7. Martin C

    Martin C Senior member

    Hi Steve,

    Enjoyed that and pleased the only damage was to your pride :eek:

    I like the comment about wondering why everybody was going so slow?? Perhaps there was a clue in the way you blasted past Dave Livingstone, one of the quicker drivers out there ;)

    Or was it simply you are being paid by, ByBox - is leading the distribution REVOLUTION, whose sign you kissed :confused: :D
     
  8. Trophy-Steve

    Trophy-Steve Senior Member

    Your 'spin off' charity would have made a fortune that day...

    It would be easier to list the people that didn't spin rather than the people that did... some big names too!! ;)
     
  9. Trophy-Steve

    Trophy-Steve Senior Member

  10. Tim Guy

    Tim Guy Senior Member

    Thanks Steve. A few laps of video are always worth a few memories :)
    Including my spin at Clearways ;)
     
  11. Martin C

    Martin C Senior member

    Now be fair Steve, I only threatened you with the charity donation if you did a third carousel on the same day :eek:

    Nice driving in the second video and congratulations on getting MG E along again. I think we are going to have to start calling you "Scoop Brand" :D
     
    Last edited: Dec 9, 2012
  12. Trophy-Steve

    Trophy-Steve Senior Member

    Thank you Mr C... Always good to have a Video memory! ;)


    I will always offer up my misdemeanour for all to see the error of my ways...It was very slippery out there even in the dry.

    As you can see from the quote above, others will follow when they realise they were not the only ones...

    Anyone else wish to 'own up' ? :eek:

    Could possibly the longest thread ever !!:D
     
  13. Steve Hill

    Steve Hill MGoT Founder Member

    You can count me in! :)
     
  14. Rich

    Rich Active Member

    My second outing with MGoT, I spun off also. I didn't realise that when you hit wet grass you can spin 360 one way then 180 back the other all in one graceful movement! :( I also spun off at Donington, need some tyres with tread on or some driving lessons! :eek:
     
  15. Col 180

    Col 180 Active Member

    Some video from the yellow session:
    Yellow session

    Best watched in 720HD
     
    Last edited: Dec 12, 2012
  16. Martin C

    Martin C Senior member

    Hi Rich,
    You may have noticed that when you go onto wet grass things often speed up slightly as well :eek:

    As to the second comment, I can say one thing, INSTRUCTION - the best way to improve performance for £12 a session or even better COACHING all the afternoon sessions with an instructor - when not just lines, braking and turn in are covered but driving technique as well for an even better £30 :D
     
  17. MetroMatt

    MetroMatt Junior Member

    I think it's safe to say that the maintenance people would have a lot of work to do to get their grass back into pristine condition... ;)

    Anyhow, here's my lot:

    Green Session 3

    Green Session 4 <- my brother does a fair job of being talking ballast. ;)

    Green Session 5

    Best viewed in HD.
     
  18. Tim Guy

    Tim Guy Senior Member

    Thanks Matt.
    You followed me through traffic for a good while in session 5; was hoping you caught my spin but alas.
    .
     
    Last edited: Dec 12, 2012
  19. tf54cmf

    tf54cmf Junior Member

  20. Tim Guy

    Tim Guy Senior Member

    That was different. Quite enjoyed it :)
    Hope I didn't trouble you too much.

    Thanks for posting Clive

    Tim
     

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