Just don’t go and blow the bl**dy doors off!

The Italian Job rally, 2013. 'Graham and Lena Robilliard, Jason Brown and partner Faye Widdowson.
The Italian Job rally, 2013. 'Graham and Lena Robilliard, Jason Brown and partner Faye Widdowson.

A rally team are hoping that they will not see much rain during a three-day driving trip after painting their £200 banger in metallic gold emulsion paint.

Graham and Lena Robilliard, Jason Brown and Faye Widdowson will be setting off on the Crumball Rally’s Italian Job this Friday.

Loosely based on the original film, it will see them travel through France, Italy and Switzerland and the route incorporates many film locations along the way.

In keeping with the theme, the quartet have turned their 1994 Renault Espace, bought off eBay, into the Sicurezza Bullion van from the 1969 movie.

Graham, 51, of Woodhall Farm, Hemel Hempstead, said: “It is my mid-life crisis. It will be great fun.”