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Will we do it again?

Richard Turner August 4, 2016

So now its back to work and the question everyone asks…..will you do it again? The navigator in the winning car claimed that P2P is like childbirth (if that’s the case, I don’t know what the fuss…

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So it is all over…

Richard Turner July 18, 2016

So it’s all over, or at least the Peking Paris bit, now driving back to Exeter. 35 days of long days and many races leaves one almost in a state of shock. It’s so difficult to put into…

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The Beast roars on!

Richard Turner July 12, 2016

A country a day, that’s the challenge. We have rushed through Hungary, and had a great time on 4 of their World Rally tracks. Poor brakes and no idea of where the tracks go does make a challenge, but…

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Great day in Hungary

Richard Turner July 11, 2016

So we are now in Hungary after rushing through Slovakia. It’s hot and the car is hotter. We seem to use more water in the car than we drink in beer, which is saying something! We are chasing the…

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RIP ‘Appy Angus

Richard Turner July 8, 2016

It’s been a very interesting passage over the last few weeks. In China, it was amazing to see the development of infrastructure. Then you move onto Mongolia where, in reality, there is nothing. In one day we drove 300…

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Nigel’s 50th!

Richard Turner July 4, 2016

We are creeping towards civilisation, the food has improved and the hotels have improved. There is no doubt the potential to supply food to the world lies in Russia’s hands, so much land under used. Many old communist farms…

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Time trials, ditches and repairs!

Richard Turner July 1, 2016

What a day. 650 km and 3 dirt/sand track time trials over about 11 km each, finally ending the day on the Kazan Race Track. The sand and dirt was great, sliding all over the road, until it became…

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Arriving at Perm!

Richard Turner June 30, 2016

Yet another day of driving along a straight road lined with Firs and Birch trees, but at last there are some hills. Last night I went to an Russian Orthodox service in the church built over the supposed site where…

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Getting pulled over by the police in Russia…

Richard Turner June 28, 2016

And so the drive through Russia continues, and every day we seem to gain an hour chasing the Greenwich Mean Time. So far we have driven over 1500 km on fairly straight roads, lined with small woods of Silver Birch…

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Leaving Mongolia!

Richard Turner June 21, 2016

What can I say to summarise Mongolia? Massive scenery, mountains and plains as far as the eye can see and all dust and rocks. We have driven over 1500 miles of single tracks, sometimes at speed and without a doubt…

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Driving Tracks and Speed Trials

Richard Turner June 16, 2016

Two great days in the dust and grit of lower Mongolia. Within 1 km of leaving China we were in sand, then back to Tarmac before driving on our first speed trial! The views are immense, with flat plains as…

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Day 2 and 650km to cover

Richard Turner June 13, 2016

Day two has been more testing with over 650km to cover. We climbed to the plateaus of lower Mongolia (still in China) and drove past some large industrial sites so not the most scenic of drives! As the day progressed…

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The Adventure Starts…

Richard Turner June 10, 2016

So the adventure starts, and due to weather at Heathrow we sat in the aircraft for 1 hour waiting to leave, was this an omen ? We arrived in Beijing and today (Friday) we atlast saw the car. The excitement…

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