BOLLECKS to Castle Combe 28th May 2016

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Re: BOLLECKS to Castle Combe 28th May 2016

Postby Tuga2112 » Mon 09.05.2016, 22:52

dapinky wrote:Yep - free to enter (unless driving on track) - no need to arrive in a Lotus, just drive in, stay as long as you wish, and bugger off again!


that convinced me to turn up... just need to check up where this is, Im on a limited automotive budget, depending on distance the petrol may not be enough.

also, if attending, probably not on the Elan. Its waiting for MOT, and i booked the other one first since i rather drive something that does not leak to work, the elan can wait another month for the warmer days... (that is.. if there will be any left after the current heat wave)
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Re: BOLLECKS to Castle Combe 28th May 2016

Postby Saltire » Tue 10.05.2016, 10:08

Tuga2112 wrote:
dapinky wrote:Yep - free to enter (unless driving on track) - no need to arrive in a Lotus, just drive in, stay as long as you wish, and bugger off again!


that convinced me to turn up... just need to check up where this is, Im on a limited automotive budget, depending on distance the petrol may not be enough.

also, if attending, probably not on the Elan. Its waiting for MOT, and i booked the other one first since i rather drive something that does not leak to work, the elan can wait another month for the warmer days... (that is.. if there will be any left after the current heat wave)


Walsall Arboretum (don't ask me how I know) is 90 miles from Castle Combe circuit (one way). Well signposted once you get close.

And I'm not sure where this heatwave is of which you speak; I'm looking out of my office window at the rain hammering down. Or did you mean Sunday constituted the English Summer? :lol:
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Re: BOLLECKS to Castle Combe 28th May 2016

Postby Tuga2112 » Tue 10.05.2016, 11:43

Saltire wrote:Walsall Arboretum (don't ask me how I know) is 90 miles from Castle Combe circuit (one way). Well signposted once you get close.

And I'm not sure where this heatwave is of which you speak; I'm looking out of my office window at the rain hammering down. Or did you mean Sunday constituted the English Summer? :lol:


im definately ref to sunday and well.. based on my experience last year, its the only thing we will get :P

ill have to count the pennies for this one. im pretty sure this month im going over budget since i need to do 2 mots and tax one car
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Re: BOLLECKS to Castle Combe 28th May 2016

Postby epipete » Thu 12.05.2016, 06:59

Tuga2112 wrote:
Saltire wrote:Walsall Arboretum (don't ask me how I know) is 90 miles from Castle Combe circuit (one way). Well signposted once you get close.

And I'm not sure where this heatwave is of which you speak; I'm looking out of my office window at the rain hammering down. Or did you mean Sunday constituted the English Summer? :lol:


im definately ref to sunday and well.. based on my experience last year, its the only thing we will get :P

ill have to count the pennies for this one. im pretty sure this month im going over budget since i need to do 2 mots and tax one car


Nowt wrong with Walsall Arboretum.

More importantly, could we have a Moderator with the specific role of reviewing Grammar, there is a particularly depressing worsening of this vital commodity in more recent posts - I hold up Joao's input as an example!! :chair: 8)
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Re: BOLLECKS to Castle Combe 28th May 2016

Postby Fredjohn » Thu 12.05.2016, 07:54

epipete wrote:More importantly, could we have a Moderator with the specific role of reviewing Grammar, there is a particularly depressing worsening of this vital commodity in more recent posts - I hold up Joao's input as an example!! :chair: 8)


An excellent sentiment Pete, but a bit unfair to pick on Joao whose first language is not English!! :bonk: :bonk:

However, I think your write, a lot of posts could of been better understood if written proper.

There's something to get you're teeth into :lol: :lol:
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Re: BOLLECKS to Castle Combe 28th May 2016

Postby GeoffSmith » Thu 12.05.2016, 08:23

epipete wrote:
Tuga2112 wrote:
Saltire wrote:Walsall Arboretum (don't ask me how I know) is 90 miles from Castle Combe circuit (one way). Well signposted once you get close.

And I'm not sure where this heatwave is of which you speak; I'm looking out of my office window at the rain hammering down. Or did you mean Sunday constituted the English Summer? :lol:


im definately ref to sunday and well.. based on my experience last year, its the only thing we will get :P

ill have to count the pennies for this one. im pretty sure this month im going over budget since i need to do 2 mots and tax one car


Nowt wrong with Walsall Arboretum.

More importantly, could we have a Moderator with the specific role of reviewing Grammar, there is a particularly depressing worsening of this vital commodity in more recent posts - I hold up Joao's input as an example!! :chair: 8)


Well volunteered Pete. I suggest the scope of your new role is extended to include spelling…

You can start with post number 23 and the the spelling of João. :lol:
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Re: BOLLECKS to Castle Combe 28th May 2016

Postby epipete » Thu 12.05.2016, 11:31

Gentlemen, I grant you that my choice of 'victim' was a little unkind for the very reason that John points out, nevertheless it is important to draw a line in the sand somewhere! Poor John, even when trying to be uncouth can't forget himself, note the correct useage of commas and full stops :lol:

I knew that being as I was putting my head above the parapet someone would try to shoot it off, thank you Geoff :bowdown:
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Re: BOLLECKS to Castle Combe 28th May 2016

Postby GeoffSmith » Thu 12.05.2016, 19:29

My pleasure. Now go and sort your chlorine levels out. :-D
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Re: BOLLECKS to Castle Combe 28th May 2016

Postby Saltire » Wed 25.05.2016, 19:57

Folks, sadly I don't think I'm going to make it on Saturday. Pauline is still pretty wobbly after her hip replacement three weeks ago, and I think I'll be needed as house elf. Gutted to be missing it, and hope to see everyone next year if not before.
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Re: BOLLECKS to Castle Combe 28th May 2016

Postby GeoffSmith » Thu 26.05.2016, 17:35

List - the weather is looking half decent

1. Geoff
2. Mike (MPx)
3. Pinky
4. Chris.t - if weather good, will bring the barbie down (and yes please Spud). Thanks Mods for sorting the Thread
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That's a shame Jonathan. Hope she makes a quick recovery.
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Re: BOLLECKS to Castle Combe 28th May 2016

Postby Fredjohn » Thu 26.05.2016, 18:45

List - the weather is looking half decent

1. Geoff
2. Mike (MPx)
3. Pinky
4. Chris.t - if weather good, will bring the barbie down (and yes please Spud). Thanks Mods for sorting the Thread
5. Spud
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Re: BOLLECKS to Castle Combe 28th May 2016

Postby muley » Thu 26.05.2016, 20:21

1. Geoff
2. Mike (MPx)
3. Pinky
4. Chris.t - if weather good, will bring the barbie down (and yes please Spud). Thanks Mods for sorting the Thread
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Re: BOLLECKS to Castle Combe 28th May 2016

Postby Dave Eds » Fri 27.05.2016, 21:13

Bollox Bollecks this Spud has a nasty bout of blight and won't make it down for the first time in a few years.

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Re: BOLLECKS to Castle Combe 28th May 2016

Postby GeoffSmith » Fri 27.05.2016, 23:17

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Re: BOLLECKS to Castle Combe 28th May 2016

Postby GeoffSmith » Sun 29.05.2016, 15:13

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Re: BOLLECKS to Castle Combe 28th May 2016

Postby MPx » Sun 29.05.2016, 15:42

Well caught Geoff! Not only the best car :wink: about to blast passed Martyn's Elise and that Cortina, but the first image I've seen of Ian loosing it at Camp. Quite how he did it that early in the corner is a bit of a mystery - I'll have to get him to talk me through it again. Fortunately no damage (or witnesses 'til now) so just a mild flush to match his sunburn...

Great day, much enjoyed. I was out there for 5 sessions driving and one with Geoff Beale in his racing Sunbeam. Now I've experienced how it should be done I realise just how slow I am!

I did buy the John Gaisford pics of my sessions, but took none myself. I'm sure there's no wider interest in multiple images of the same yellow car on track so best I keep them to myself....well ok then just one.... a less common angle on me and Peter Maeers at full chat somewhere, nodding in unison.
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Re: BOLLECKS to Castle Combe 28th May 2016

Postby GeoffSmith » Sun 29.05.2016, 17:19

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Re: BOLLECKS to Castle Combe 28th May 2016

Postby uk08462 » Mon 30.05.2016, 09:15

Great event. Not quite the mobile chicane I was last time, even overtook a few Elises.
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