Yesterday, the Chinese restaurant was closed, so we ended up in the Mexican restaurant to get something to eat. Then it was really time for some sleep. We got up very early, around 6.00 h, to get ready in time. We got some breakfast first, and then put all the stuff we would need in the car. Got off to the 305, where we arrived before the road closure. There were four heats, we were in the last one. Jan-Marcel was the first one to start. In his first try he moved too far to the left, so Thomas started him again, but the bike fell over. After Jan-Marcel, Christien, Peter, Barbara, and Alan also started or tried to start.
We packed everything in the car again and headed back to the hotel, took a swim and went to the Civic Center for the Riders meeting at 11.00 h. Jan-Marcel got a spot in the qualifying runs for tuesday morning.Lunch time, time for a nap, and off to a road in the neighborhood to practice starts and stops until it started to rain. Back in the hotel we parked the bike in the downstairs corridor, and after a chat with Alan, Jonathan and the guys from the University of Liverpool we got out again for some food. We tried the Chinese restaurant again, but they seem to be out of business, because we noticed a sign "out of service". That's a bummer. We tried The Owl, and the food was better than earlier experienced there.
At 20.00 h we were at the riders meeting again where the speeds of the evening runs were announced. Rik had made a run over 80 mph. Well done.