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Crikey! We haven’t posted for how long?

It’s been well over a year since our last news item, but it hasn’t been because we’ve been idle, but because we’ve been so busy! 2014 ended badly for the Rough Diamond altered when then motor spread its internals over the track during the … Continue reading

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The legacy continues?

Here at Rough Diamond racing we are pleased to confirm that Scott Gibbons has been booked to have his first drive of a Junior Stock Dragster. This will take place at Santa Pod Raceway during the first day of the Mopar Euronationals … Continue reading

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2013 Race dates announced

It’s been a bit late in coming, but finally, here are our initial plans for this season. 24-27 May. The Main Event – Santa Pod 8 June. Sprint – Lydden Hill 22-23 June. The Summer Nationals – Santa Pod     6 … Continue reading

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More on the Price Daimler

It’s been a few weeks since John Price happily drove away in his revived Daimler 250 saloon. You may recall that we carried out a few ‘adjustments’ to the car and it ran and drove better than anytime since John … Continue reading

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Price(less) Daimler…

Currently in the workshop we have the 1964 Daimler 250 Saloon belonging to the legendary (former) Santa Pod commentator John Price – hence the (not so humorous) title of this post! John has owned the car for 12 years and it … Continue reading

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Mixed weekend at Long Avon Shakey Park Raceway

O.k. We’ll get the bad news out of the way first. Dave red-lit in round one… But on the upside the Rough Diamond altered qualified sixth, after running a personal best for the car on our second run (only by … Continue reading

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Our Dragstalgia

O.k. It’s been over two weeks since Dragstalgia and this update should have gone out sooner, but you know how it is, life sometimes gets in the way… The second Dragstalgia at Santa Pod Raceway was once again a fantastic … Continue reading

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Dragstalgia looms!

Rough Diamond Racing will be attending the 2nd Annual Dragstalgia event held at Santa Pod Raceway this weekend. We will be competing as part of the Wild Bunch group and looking forward to making some fire and noise! We hope the … Continue reading

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Scott’s cool ride!

Scott’s pit bike! Rough Diamond’s co-crew chief Scott Gibbons has a new ride to tool around on. His custom cycle now has some extra finishing touches courtesy of the finest signwriter in the land – Neil Melliard of Pro-Sign. No sooner than the bike … Continue reading

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Currently in the workshop

We’ve had this pile of engine parts in the workshop for a couple of weeks now, but work has commenced today. What’s especially nice about this particular build is that it’s using all new parts – including the block, which … Continue reading

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