START YOUR ENGINES
32-bar jig for 3 couples in a 4-couple set
|1-8||LS Reel on ladies side. 1L, followed by her partner, dance LS reel on ladies' side. 1M passes his partner when dancing through 3L position (as in dolphin reel).|
|9-16||RS reel on men's side - 1M, followed by his partner, dance RS reel on men's side, crossing to 2nd place on men's side to begin. 1L passes her partner when dancing through 3M position.|
|17-20||1C, nearer hands joined, dance down the middle, below 3C, and cast to 2nd place on own side. 2C step up on bars 19-20.|
|21-24||2C, 1C, 3C turn RH once round|
|25-32||(As in Major Ian Stewart) 2, 1, 3 couples circle and chase -circle hands around to the left for six slip steps. On bar 28, cross right foot over left, release hands, pull back left shoulder to pivot round, and dance counterclockwise back to progressed positions.|
|Repeat having passed a couple.|
Devised by Ellen Ternes (ellenter [at] comcast.net) after learning, with great glee, that the very Italian-looking Dario Franchitti, winner of the 2012 Indy 500 race, is very Scottish!
Suggested music: "Flights of Fancy," from Celebrate 50 Years of Dancing with the Boston Branch
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