Time To Unwind #18 - Hanging Out With A Rally Driver: Tom Williams
 

Time To Unwind #18 - Hanging Out With A Rally Driver: Tom Williams

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A relaxed chat with Geckota ambassador Tom Williams!

Of all motorsport competitors, rally drivers are arguably the ones with the biggest screws loose: firing their cars through forests and gravel tracks at speeds in excess of 100mph, in rain, fog and snow. And we’re delighted to host our very own example this week: Tom Williams, who is sponsored by Geckota and driving on a number of different international rallies this year. At least that was the plan – until Covid-19 came along. But at long last, his season has finally got underway. Tom tells us all about getting back behind the wheel, the enduring link between rallying and watches, and his own unique connection with 2001 World Rally Champion Richard Burns.

Sit back and enjoy!

Show Notes:

Crossing the Congo: Over Land and Water in a Hard Place
Shuck the Oyster
Klas Foerster
Hangar 7
M-Sport Ford Fiesta R5 rally car
Return to Rally Stages
Richard Burns, Tom’s godfather
Geckota C-01, as worn by Tom
Rally watch strap
Peking to Paris Rally
Craven Motor Club
Heuer Rally Master
More rally clocks
In the car with Tom!
Rally Finland
Rallye Monte-Carlo
Want to get into rally driving?
Rolex Daytona

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I don't think I can remember a time in my life when watches weren't in my life. I've been writing about watches online for a handful of years now, enjoying every moment of it. I'm passionate about experiencing the world of watches and translating those experiences via articles and images for the wider audience to consume.

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