I’m driving back from Snetterton down the M11, traces of earlier adrenalin still coursing through the bloodstream. I’m trying to decompress, and somehow process my experience. The usual stuff: what I did well; what I didn’t do well; where I could have done better. A racing driver’s staple diet.
I’m thinking particularly about the last part of the lap, the bit that still feels most like the old circuit: the Esses, Bomb Hole, and the entry to Coram – that corner used to be super-fast, but it’s now a frustrating, long-radius, almost 180-degree right-hander that feeds into the second part of what used to be the Russell chicane.
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