4 thoughts on “Micropost: Erratum”

  1. First paragraph solecism (which is probably the work of a half-awake teenage sub-editor) apart, it’s not a bad little piece at all, rather reminiscent of Phil Llewellin’s work. According to Autocar:

    Richard’s automotive awakening came in 1985 when watching Tony Pond’s Metro 6R4 drive between stages from the wall of his primary school playground in the Scottish Borders.

    “He’s partial to Italian cars of the 80s and 90s, with past purchases including a Lancia Beta Coupé and Alfa Romeo 33 16V. He currently owns a Lancia Delta Integrale Evo 1 and is hankering after a cheap Land Rover Defender 90.”

    I can’t help feeling that Vicar and Land-Windermere could have handled a North West 500 assignment with some aplomb…

  2. Whilst conveniently forgetting the original 500 which was released in 1936 and possibly has more in common with this current iteration being four cylinder, front engined and water cooled….

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.