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Icelandic Odyssey 2008 Acknowledgements

On behalf of HERO, Peter and Lynn would like to thank all of the following for their help in making the 2008 Classic Reliability Trial of Iceland such a fantastic event.

  • Peter Banham
  • Keith Basketfield
  • Doug Bishop
  • Brian Colin
  • Stuart England
  • Sue England
  • Bob Fisher
  • Geoff Gibson
  • Jayne Gibson
  • Colin Goode
  • Brenda Goode
  • Joy Hewson
  • Rick Hewson
  • David Macintyre
  • Clare Nedin
  • David Nedin
  • Chris Newman
  • Tony Newman
  • Bill Price
  • Harriet Wood
  • John Wood
  • Chrys Worboys
  • Judith Worboys
  • Steven Worboys
  • Mr Ian Whitting – Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Iceland
  • John & Stewart at Ad-Lib
  • Coca Cola - Iceland
  • Iceland Customs Officials
  • Iceland Road Authority
  • Iceland Police Authority and Officers
  • Iceland Motor Sport Association, LIA
  • ALCOA Iceland
  • Iceland Tourist Board
  • V.W. for giving up car park space at the Grand Hotel
  • The Icelandic “Cliff-hangers” & Drag Racers
  • Ashley & Tanya from Icelandair
  • Ferdakort for the maps
  • Petur from Europcar
  • Laufey & Linda from Iceland Travel
  • Bjorgvin, Hulda & Herman from SAMSKIP
  • Rémy Steinegger for the wonderful photographs
  • Heimur Travel Publications
  • Þóra Björk Þórhallsdóttir
  • Páll Halldór Halldórsson
  • Rúnar Sigurjónsson (for the loan of a recovery truck)
  • Elsa
  • Toti
  • Simmi
  • Gunnar
  • Tryggvi (2)
  • Alf
  • Hjalti Bjarnfinnsson,
  • Hjalti Hafsteinsson
  • Olafur Gudmundsson
  • Ari Arnorsson
  • Gardar Gunnarsson
  • The proprietor of the liquorice factory near Hofn
  • Vilhjalmur Vilhjalmsson of the Reykjavik City Council
  • The City of Reykjavik
  • Akureyri Civic Authorities & Fire Department (for washing the cars)
  • Staff at the Scrutineering venue; Frumherji
  • Tryggvi Thordarson for just about everything to do with Iceland
  • Tryggvi’s family and colleagues for putting up with the constant phone calls and interruptions
  • Staff at the Grand Hotel Reykjavik – Rally HQ
  • All the test venues, coffee stops, lunch halts and hotels along the route
  • The whales and porpoises who appeared during the whale watching trip
  • Strokur for erupting just as the cars were passing
  • All the competitors who made the event so worthwhile

And a special thank you to the people of Iceland who made us all so welcome – we will be back!!