Thereafter we all got exceedingly drunk, and attempted serious small-talk with the team chiefs while the TV screens behind the tables aired Eurosport's World Rally Championship coverage of the weekend, followed by the World's Strongest Man competition.
"This is silly," someone said, looking at the TV. "Lots of fat men carrying things that are too heavy."
"Ove," I turned to Toyota's sporting director, Ove Andersson, "why is it always Scandinavian men in this contest?"
"Because we are very strong," Ove replied.
"But why?" I maintained.
"Because in winter all we do is have sex and drink. In summer we don't drink," he stated, finishing off another glass of wine. Continue