BOLLECKS to Castle Combe 27th May 2017

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BOLLECKS to Castle Combe 27th May 2017

Postby GeoffSmith » Mon 01.05.2017, 11:43

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Re: BOLLECKS to Castle Combe 27th May 2017

Postby GeoffSmith » Mon 01.05.2017, 11:44

1. Geoff (Just to remind me to get back to Blighty before the end of May)
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Re: BOLLECKS to Castle Combe 27th May 2017

Postby dapinky » Mon 01.05.2017, 12:51

1. Geoff (Just to remind me to get back to Blighty before the end of May)
2. Pinky (I might even wash the car before the date)
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Re: BOLLECKS to Castle Combe 27th May 2017

Postby Dave Eds » Mon 01.05.2017, 12:57

1. Geoff (Just to remind me to get back to Blighty before the end of May)
2. Pinky (I might even wash the car before the date)
3. Spud (The up side of not being in the FA Cup final)
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Re: BOLLECKS to Castle Combe 27th May 2017

Postby muley » Mon 01.05.2017, 17:13

1. Geoff (Just to remind me to get back to Blighty before the end of May)
2. Pinky (I might even wash the car before the date)
3. Spud (The up side of not being in the FA Cup final)
4. muley (Mr Pink ~ are you bringing a BBQ?)
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Re: BOLLECKS to Castle Combe 27th May 2017

Postby Saltire » Mon 01.05.2017, 17:53

1. Geoff (Just to remind me to get back to Blighty before the end of May)
2. Pinky (I might even wash the car before the date)
3. Spud (The up side of not being in the FA Cup final)
4. muley (Mr Pink ~ are you bringing a BBQ?)
5. saltire (if I have braking on at least a couple of corners)
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Re: BOLLECKS to Castle Combe 27th May 2017

Postby MPx » Mon 01.05.2017, 19:39

1. Geoff (Just to remind me to get back to Blighty before the end of May)
2. Pinky (I might even wash the car before the date)
3. Spud (The up side of not being in the FA Cup final)
4. muley (Mr Pink ~ are you bringing a BBQ?)
5. saltire (if I have braking on at least a couple of corners)
6. MPx (and my mate Gary so we will bring both M100 and Esprit :D )
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Re: BOLLECKS to Castle Combe 27th May 2017

Postby rip » Tue 02.05.2017, 08:33

1. Geoff (Just to remind me to get back to Blighty before the end of May)
2. Pinky (I might even wash the car before the date)
3. Spud (The up side of not being in the FA Cup final)
4. muley (Mr Pink ~ are you bringing a BBQ?)
5. saltire (if I have braking on at least a couple of corners)
6. MPx (and my mate Gary so we will bring both M100 and Esprit :D )
7. Rip. (If Spud brings Elan with cracked FTB dials, we may be able to swap them over).
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Re: BOLLECKS to Castle Combe 27th May 2017

Postby Kathryn » Tue 02.05.2017, 13:52

1. Geoff (Just to remind me to get back to Blighty before the end of May)
2. Pinky (I might even wash the car before the date)
3. Spud (The up side of not being in the FA Cup final)
4. muley (Mr Pink ~ are you bringing a BBQ?)
5. saltire (if I have braking on at least a couple of corners)
6. MPx (and my mate Gary so we will bring both M100 and Esprit :D )
7. Rip. (If Spud brings Elan with cracked FTB dials, we may be able to swap them over).
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Re: BOLLECKS to Castle Combe 27th May 2017

Postby Fredjohn » Tue 02.05.2017, 20:09

1. Geoff (Just to remind me to get back to Blighty before the end of May)
2. Pinky (I might even wash the car before the date)
3. Spud (The up side of not being in the FA Cup final)
4. muley (Mr Pink ~ are you bringing a BBQ?)
5. saltire (if I have braking on at least a couple of corners)
6. MPx (and my mate Gary so we will bring both M100 and Esprit )
7. Rip. (If Spud brings Elan with cracked FTB dials, we may be able to swap them over).
8. Kathryn
9. Fredjohn (It'll be 2 Lotus weekends on the trot!!)
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Re: BOLLECKS to Castle Combe 27th May 2017

Postby Bern » Tue 02.05.2017, 20:13

1. Geoff (Just to remind me to get back to Blighty before the end of May)
2. Pinky (I might even wash the car before the date)
3. Spud (The up side of not being in the FA Cup final)
4. muley (Mr Pink ~ are you bringing a BBQ?)
5. saltire (if I have braking on at least a couple of corners)
6. MPx (and my mate Gary so we will bring both M100 and Esprit )
7. Rip. (If Spud brings Elan with cracked FTB dials, we may be able to swap them over).
8. Kathryn
9. Fredjohn (It'll be 2 Lotus weekends on the trot!!)
10. Bern (if I get the rear suspension rebuilt in time)
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Re: BOLLECKS to Castle Combe 27th May 2017

Postby chris.t » Wed 03.05.2017, 07:36

Sorry fellas would love to be there with you but can't make it this year.
Could the 'Hokey-Cokey' actually be what it's all about?
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Re: BOLLECKS to Castle Combe 27th May 2017

Postby Saltire » Thu 04.05.2017, 20:02

chris.t wrote:Sorry fellas would love to be there with you but can't make it this year.


Maybe just as well; Kathryn might have had a word about you calling her a 'fella' :lol:
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Re: BOLLECKS to Castle Combe 27th May 2017

Postby Rambo » Fri 05.05.2017, 07:04

Do you guys (and girls :twisted:) track your cars at CC or just watch and do a bit of tyre kicking and banter ?

Is it just a one day thing or do people go down on the Friday and camp, curry, beers etc... ?

Long way for me to make the pilgrimage but, you never know, one day there could be representation from north of the border :burnout:
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Re: BOLLECKS to Castle Combe 27th May 2017

Postby Dave Eds » Fri 05.05.2017, 07:42

Mark

I usually do the track sessions and take someone out there with me. Have been known to let another take the Evora out too with me as passenger. I also like to get out there as a passenger to get tips on how and how not to tackle the track.

There are always people staying locally in hotels and b&bs both Friday and Saturday. If you want to use my gaff in north Gloucs you can.
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Re: BOLLECKS to Castle Combe 27th May 2017

Postby MPx » Fri 05.05.2017, 08:20

Yep, always track - not missed one for 26 years, awesome fun....

And I'm also happy to take passengers, used to take out Spud until he twice had a jinxing effect on mechanical reliability on track! :lol:
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Re: BOLLECKS to Castle Combe 27th May 2017

Postby chris.t » Fri 05.05.2017, 08:49

Saltire wrote:
chris.t wrote:Sorry fellas would love to be there with you but can't make it this year.


Maybe just as well; Kathryn might have had a word about you calling her a 'fella' :lol:

fellas; your friends or people that you like. People you are often with and treat as close people to you. :wink:
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Re: BOLLECKS to Castle Combe 27th May 2017

Postby Bern » Fri 05.05.2017, 09:36

Do you guys (and girls :twisted:) track your cars at CC or just watch and do a bit of tyre kicking and banter ?


I've never been before (well, not to a Lotus day, I went to CC once in the mid-80s), I was tempted to try the track, but I didn't fancy it on newly rebuilt suspension. I must start that soon, the parts are in a box next to me here!

Incidentally, Kathryn is the only one who didn't add some sort of caveat in the list!
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Re: BOLLECKS to Castle Combe 27th May 2017

Postby dapinky » Fri 05.05.2017, 09:48

Mark,

I have been known to venture onto the track in previous years - but for the last couple it's been more of a 'tyre-kicking and banter' type of day.

There are local 'proper' campsites, B&Bs etc - but there are also those who just pitch a tent next to their cars in the seperate paddock area to the left of the gate as you go into the circuit.

I've seen motorhomes, caravans, campervans and tents at the site - and no great bother with them being there.
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Re: BOLLECKS to Castle Combe 27th May 2017

Postby muley » Fri 05.05.2017, 11:02

Rambo wrote:Do you guys (and girls :twisted:) track your cars at CC or just watch and do a bit of tyre kicking and banter ?

Is it just a one day thing or do people go down on the Friday and camp, curry, beers etc... ?

Long way for me to make the pilgrimage but, you never know, one day there could be representation from north of the border :burnout:


I never track the car, but do the lunchtime parade, kick tyres and join in the BBQ (weather permitting) I'm not that far away ~ your welcome to stay here and do a 'mini convoy'

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