Announcement

Collapse
No announcement yet.

Wise Words from Willy Cave

Collapse
X
 
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • cmiller
    replied
    I bet you wish you could claim that one as your own.

    Leave a comment:


  • Cheleker
    started a topic Wise Words from Willy Cave

    Wise Words from Willy Cave

    Willy Cave was a top navigator for BMC/BL Works rally Minis and has continued to navigate into his 80s, running lots of historics; such as, the Monte. In the December issue of "Mini World" he passes on wise words about what a good navigator must do.
    "I always tell people that there are two stages to rally map reading; stage 1 is to go the correct way at every junction. Stage 2 is to give the driver the severity of bends, junctions and other features so that he or she can build up speed. Stage 3 [of two stages?] is where the driver builds up so much speed that he or she flies off the road due to over confidence and goes through the hedge. This used to happen so much on British road rallies that motor clubs had to build up a special fund to compensate owners of the hedges. The officials who adminstered these funds were known as hedge fund mangers."
Working...
X