PHOTOS (clockwise from top-left)
1. Graham Cashmore’s Mk5 back in the fray after missing the 2003 event.
2. Drama in the paddock as Steve Alecock, ‘assisted by’ Ken Banks and John Rawlins, makes a hasty repair to a leaking cooling system swirl pot.
3. Steve Alecock, repair complete, heads off towards the start line.
4. With only a limited Davrian / Darrian entry, eyes turn to other marques!
All photos by Steve Mason