OK, the formal results have arrived, and it seems my immediate reaction after the event (see previous post) was a little over-critical. I thought I had dropped to last place or nearly so, but in fact I only dropped back to the 19th place that I secured at Aintree. I know why though, and I've learnt something about Caterham driving.
Specifically, I've learnt that the suspension setup is very important. Let me tell you the whole embarrassing story that I've kept quiet so far.
It goes back all the way to Aintree, when another Academist mentioned that he had checked his car's ride height and found that it had dropped since being set up by Caterham. It seems that suspensions can sag slightly as they settle in - I decided to check min...