March 11, 2014 by Barry-John McHenry
Barry-John's Punto Abarth at speed in Silverstone!
Well the winter is drawing to a close and it’s that time of year again time to brush the dust off the race gear. At the end of last season I got to race my Punto Abarth in Silverstone with the British Alfa-Romeo Championship. I qualified 18th out of 36 and managed to climb to 8th and was flying considering the fast straights and being massively underpowered... [Read more...]
October 15, 2013 by Barry-John McHenry
Barry-John's former title winning Punto Abarth is being prepped by Kellett Motorsport for a trip to Silverstone!
Well it’s the end of the 2013 racing season & after 4 fun, but ultimately disappointing Fiesta races, myself and Kellett Motorsport are heading to Silverstone to race with the BRSCC Alfa-Romeo Championship for their final round of the season. We will be taking over 2 Punto Abarths that Alastair and myself used to take 2nd and 3rd in the 2012... [Read more...]
April 25, 2013 by Barry-John McHenry
Testing went well for the former Abarth Champion...
Well after a long winter, I was only too happy to get back on track last week and was really looking forward to the highly anticipated new Patch Tyre Equipment Fiesta Championship! I went up to Kellett Motorsport on Wednesday night before the race and did the fitting for our new seat in the car. The final touches were sorted as Alistair had made... [Read more...]
April 10, 2013 by Barry-John McHenry
McHenry swaps his Abarth for a Zetec Fiesta- for the first round at least!
Well it’s that time of year again, normally I would be telling you about the championship assault that I’m about to mount, sorry not this year, After 7 years of doing various different championships with great success in 2008, 2011 and 2012 in particular, I have decided to pick a number of events in a number of different cars and enjoy... [Read more...]
August 19, 2012 by Barry Rabbitt
Barry gets back into an Abarth after a 5 year absence from the class
After months of hard work by Dave ‘Blocker’ Clarke to get his Golf ready we went to Mondello Park on Wednesday for some shakedown laps. Managing to avoid the hurricane weather we did just a few laps and were happy everything was pretty much ok, though the suspension geometry set up was a mile off. Brought the car back to the garage and on... [Read more...]