I went to Sturup Raceway to see if I could post a decent lap time in my Giulietta SV. I think it went okay, but I am somewhat puzzled over how my lap times evolved. As you can see in the above video, I did many laps, and it felt fastest late in the afternoon; the drama of using 2nd gear in all the twisty bits seemed to have tricked me into feeling faster.
I have said it before: Always try to drive the highest gear possible, because you can go faster in 3rd than in 2nd. But I somehow fell for the old trick about noise and drama and hectic steering - it just wasn't faster. Well, and maybe the tires were tortured a bit towards the end. But they are race tires, they are supposed to withstand silly driving!
I am just about there: I ordered stuff from Demon Tweeks for my personal equipment, and soon I will be fully fitted. What remains now are some race tires. Alfa Romeo Giulia TI Super driver Herluf Jensen has offered me a set of old Dunlop Racing L-spec 15". They are very old and will need some snake-oil rubbing-in of kinds, so I suppose I will just go and spent the rest of my hard earned gold ducates on a fresh set. Staying on the safe side.
So now remains a final visit to Skallebølle: Fitting the Dunlops on my Vredestein rims, fitting the FIA rain light and installing a removable headrest on the roll hoop. And by the way: A 1:28.20 lap time would have earned me a 3rd-to-last spot on the grid in the last historic race at Sturup.