I have been to the Rømø Motor Festival a couple of times. And have since fallen in love with the concept of this authentic beach race. But in 2021, I was offered the opportunity to not only take pictures, but to race with the crowd. An honour, because the race is for invited guests only, and the interest is huge.

Our little team managed to leave other Austin, Morris or Ford racers behind. The duel with a Riley Special ended extremely close, with our 750cc Austin Seven Ulster just inches behind the 1500cc Riley. However, the car held its own and put a smile on our faces – and those of our competitors. We had the smallest car by far. But also the most fun…