Engine

A Trip To BLiNK Motorsport

Yesterday I accompanied my team-mate Martin Tolley to the BLiNK Motorsport workshop in Cheshire, along with our MX-5 race cars. Those who compete in Mazdas will know BLiNK well; they are the premier engine builders in the Mk1 championship and supply around three quarters of the field. We discovered at Cadwell Park that my car appeared to be significantly down on power compared to my rivals. The aim of the trip to the workshop was to try and understand where…

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Making My Racing Debut!

After a winter of hard work, stress and not enough seat time, the moment I had been waiting for had arrived: my very first race weekend. I was delighted to be supported by Go4itMX5racing, who had committed to keeping my car running over the weekend. However, none of us realised that their first mission was to get the car started in the first place. Yes, having paid over the odds for some Friday practice track time at a circuit I…

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The Winter Rebuild

With the start of the 2019 season fast approaching, our car prep partners have been hard at work updating the race car and installing new components. It’s nearly 3 months since the car last hit the track at Donington and came back sporting a bag of broken bits and an under-powered engine. Our pre-season testing schedule gets underway this weekend with a return to the scene of the crime, and the last week has witnessed some frantic work to get…

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