Gto engineering Blog

May 02 2014

Tour Auto 2014

The Tour Auto is the first event of the year for us.  We took four cars, 212 in regularity,250 Breadvan, 250 SWB Tour Auto winner and 250 SWB Steel Comp Car; This car is on its first event since being reunited with its original steel body. We started from Paris at 5.30am with official stats from Font En Bleu.  The first stage was clearly tricky as may cars emerged with battle scars. Plenty of bizarre issues to justify the need for support, if ever we needed to.  Faulty ignition points, failing alternators and fuses galore!  We even had a puncture on the SWB on the start line at Magny Cours! A Battle Royal was fought between two business rogues in Adrian and Martin.  The fight normally went in favour of the Breadvan, however post the event we found Adrian's car down on power-Look out Martin! Again a well organised event with all four cars getting to the end (Breadvan and 212 getting prizes which we still have not drunk!) Thanks again for your support! Kevin Jones