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….

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