Reg hacks crawl from London to Brighton
Cantankerous 1904 jalopy no match for PARIS team
We nearly made it out of Crawley intact, but there's always time for another quick stall:
Our lack of first gear meant hills were a no-go, and as we prepared to grab a tow up an uninviting incline, John was able to take a minute to advise TV viewers...
...to avoid their local Crestmobile dealer and buy a Land Cruiser:
Suffice it to say, the rest of the run into Brighton was a mixture of uphill tows and stalls, punctuated by visits from the support team. Here's John's brother-in-law William Medcalf of VintageBentley preparing to have a look at our ailing transport...
...as John gratefully accepts a very strong coffee: