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 +**To Russia in a V8 Series 3 - what could go wrong?**
  
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-//To Russia in a V8 Series 3 - what could go wrong?// 
  
 This is John’s excuse for not doing the last newsletter, and for boring everyone with Russia stories since July, and probably for the foresseable future. This is John’s excuse for not doing the last newsletter, and for boring everyone with Russia stories since July, and probably for the foresseable future.
 “Why not come out to Ladoga next year and do support?” - if I’d been able to think of a good reason, that would’ve been the end of this story. As it happens, I couldn’t think of anything convincing - and Jez, Zuz and Vince had put in some serious hours (and would be putting in a lot more over the coming months) helping me with the 109. Look like I’m going then! “Why not come out to Ladoga next year and do support?” - if I’d been able to think of a good reason, that would’ve been the end of this story. As it happens, I couldn’t think of anything convincing - and Jez, Zuz and Vince had put in some serious hours (and would be putting in a lot more over the coming months) helping me with the 109. Look like I’m going then!
  
-For those unfamiliar with the event, Trophy Raid Ladoga is a race around the largest lake in Europe. It’s 100 miles across, it used to have it’s own navy, and you can fit the Isle of Wight into it four times with room to spare. Around the edge is bottomless swamp - 1200km of it to be precise.+For those unfamiliar with the event, Trophy Raid Ladoga is a race around the [[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Lake_Ladoga|largest lake in Europe]]. It’s 100 miles across, it used to have it’s own navy, and you can fit the Isle of Wight into it four times with room to spare. Around the edge is bottomless swamp - 1200km of it to be precise.
 The race organiser is Yuri Ovchinnikov,​ who competed in the 1992 Camel Trophy. Trophy Raid Ladoga is designed to echo the spirit of the Camel events, testing man and machine both in ability and endurance. The race organiser is Yuri Ovchinnikov,​ who competed in the 1992 Camel Trophy. Trophy Raid Ladoga is designed to echo the spirit of the Camel events, testing man and machine both in ability and endurance.
  
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