MOLE RACING SPRINT REPORTS
Mole Racing produce reports regularly throughout the season giving one team's perspective on the UK Sprinting scene.
A mid season update with MOLE Racing still leading the British Sprint championship from the start.
After some minor winter work, pre season testing the 2021 season gets under way with 4 wins at Blyton
The short 2020 season winds up with FTDs at Pembrey and Blyton Park.
The season gets under way at Combe (3rd FTD) and Goodwood (another 3rd FTD) with a trick noise deflector.
Winter/lockdown maintenance and upgrades to the engine (involving a wheelbarrow!), the brakes and bodywork. Ready for the season!
The year finishes at Knockhill and then Anglesey where Alan Mugglestone guests in the Van Diemen and takes two podiums
Steve goes to Lydden and incurs a fine on the DART crossing, nearly gets seasick going to Kirkistown and takes a podium at Combe
Disaster at Llandow with a very damaged rear end but driver fine. Back with a good 4th in the Run Off at Pembrey followed by Abingon & Aintree
Winter upgrades - resolving 4 mismatched shock absorbers & Pirelli tyres. First events at Combe, Anglesey & MIRA
MOLE Racing's final report for 2018 as Steve experiences incident packed events at Kirkistown, Rockingham, Blyton and Anglesey to finish tenth overall in the British Sprint Championship
Steve heads into summer with a win at the Abingdon Carnival (by 6/100ths!) followed by good British Sprint results at Snetterton, Lydden and Knockhill
After an abandoned event at Croft Steve takes in some smaller Sprints at Aintree (2nd FTD) and Llandow (2nd FTD again) before returning to the British event at Pembrey
A winter spent giving the car a thorough safety check over and a test to set the car up on Michelin slicks. The first 2 events of 2018 and Combe and Rockningham (FTD) are covered
The season comes to an end at Blyton, Curborough, MIRA and Anglesey. 5th in the British Sprint and the 2 ltre class Champion
Highs and lows for Steve as he has problems at Lydden, leaves his job after 27yrs, misses out on the Hethel record and a good week-end at Knockhill
The 2017 season start (following a tuition day at Blyton) with a British Sprint win at Combe fcontinues at Snetterton, Pembrey and Curborough
The 2017 season gets off to a flying start (following a tuition day at Blyton) with a British Sprint win at Combe followed by FTDs at Rockinghman and Abingdon
Steve looks ahead to the 2017 season following a winter re-building the engine, modifying the chassis and adding some new aero tweaks
Steve concludes his 2016 season with an eventful Blyton and win at Anglesey and top 2 litre runner in the BSC
Blyton, Knockhill and Kirkistown reports with Steve pushing the limits and has some near misses
More aero developments plus reports from Snettterton, Pembrey and Anglesey
Winter aero upgrades and weight saving (rivet heads!) plus early season rounds at Combe, Rockingham & Croft
In the final report of the year Steve describes the final event of 2015 at Anglesey and looks forward to winter developments.
MOLE Racing undertake an interesting trip to N.Ireland, make a rare visit to Aintree and have a major brake failure at Blyton.
Steve has problems at Anglesey but gets in some photography, a successful outing at Blyton with new sponsor, Ultrasonics, and good points at Knockhill leaving him 3rd in the British Sprint standings.
More winter developments including a new gearbox and the first events of the 2015 season including Combe, Rockingham, Croft, Lydden and Pembrey.
Steve Miles reports on a very successful Kirkistown (2nd), a drive shaft breakage at a club Anglesey and a nerve wracking BSC Anglesey with a lightweight drive shaft but another 2nd.
BSC rounds at Pembrey, Anglesey and Knockhill (inc the 'underpant' lap!) and gearbox woes at Blyton.
Winter developments, 2014 BSC rounds at Combe, Croft & Lydden along with a first visit to Rockingham.
2013 BSC rounds at Knockhill, Brands & Anglesey including a run in with a trailer door and two best ever 2nd places.
2013 BSC rounds at Snetterton, Pembrey, Anglesey & Kirkistown and problems with wheel nuts and oil pump drive belts
Winter upgrades, testing and 2013 BSC rounds at Combe & Lydden plus clubbies at Mallory & Goodwood
Brighton Speed trials, Brands sprint (FTD) and British Sprint rounds at Anglesey
British Sprint Rounds from Northern Ireland and Scotland plus FTDs at Blyton & Godwood
British Sprint Rounds at (a very wet) Snetterton, with a run-off podium and Pembrey
Winter development, shakedowns and British Sprint Championship round at Castle Combe
The final British Sprint Round at Kames plus a good run at the new Chinook Sprint (Odiham) and the Brighton Speed trials
British Sprint Rounds in in Northern Ireland and at Cadwell plus FTD at Curborough
6 British Sprint Rounds in three week-ends at Snetterton, Pembrey and Anglesey. Phew!
Winter 10/11 rebuild and 2011 combe & Silverstone
Lydden, Colerne & Brighton speed trials
Anglesey, Goodwood & MIRA
Ingliston & Pembrey
Castle Combe, Croft & Silverstone