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WHO/digital 2020 - all the action from an interrupted season

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  • WHO/digital 2020 - all the action from an interrupted season

    Our 2020 WHO/digital season was to feature an extra Saturday in April, with the September Saturday being dedicated entirely to Goodwood Revival classes. Otherwise, the formats were pretty much the same - the year starting with a series of Wednesday evenings that serve as a perfect introduction to our Scalextric digital racing...

    The race in March was the last action at the club before the UK went into lock down the following week. It was useful to hold the event as we could see how difficult it might be to race at the Barn in a Covid-safe way.The venue has been closed since then - and all indoor events are currently prohibited by the UK government. Instead, the club has been running some 100% socially-distant proxy HO drag races and racers have been busy building cars and racing at home. Probably the first steps will see smaller groups racing digital together at home. It may be possible to hold the Goodwood Saturday at the end of September - although I suspect our return to the Barn may be later than that. And for those of us in the high-risk groups, it may be well into 2021 before we venture back to the Barn. Strange times...