As has already been well documented on these pages, a few years back I was lucky enough to win a car from BOTB. This year they gave away their 200th car and as part of the 200th celebrations I was invited to head to Bruntingthorpe to spend the day with the BOTB team, a few journalists and another previous winner.
Sometimes something comes along that you feel you need to get involved with. When my good friend Peter told me of his plans to enter the Scally Rally this year I was interested, when he told me about the reasons for doing it I volunteered on the spot.
Having had a wonderful week away with my family I returned home to an email from BOTB.com with the subject title “Best of the Best/DC”. To begin with I thought it was an announcement from BOTB.com about competition or some big noes of some kind but once I opened it my week managed to get even better…