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Re: Silverstone Classic

Postby Stef » Wed 25.07.2018, 07:31

Had a great time at the show also but sadly didn't meet up with the rest of you.

Signal issues meant I was waiting at the gate Friday, where I saw Rambo drive out, for my tickets. By time was set up the rain started!

Shame the Sauter did well in practice but Race 1 Saturday came out with ignition failure - new part. So re-did timing and fitted new part that promptly failed again on Sunday! New parts: useless. A superb turnout of over 100 Formula Juniors for their Diamond Jubilee! Did anyone see the Connaught bus near the FJ pits?

Great classic F1 race too with 21 cars! All in, the show was too big and exciting as usual to take it all in on one day. Shame I had to go Saturday evening.

Already looking forward to next year! :)
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Re: Silverstone Classic

Postby muley » Wed 25.07.2018, 08:16

Hi Stef

I did see the Sauter on circuit (for one lap. :( )

Spotted the Connaught bus, too. Quite impressed by it's patina ;)

Great weekend overall ~ as usual

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Re: Silverstone Classic

Postby Rambo » Wed 25.07.2018, 08:30

Hi Stef - I too saw The Snotter on Saturday and Sunday too. I hung around the Connaught bus looking for a brew or a few sherbets but no signs of you. Spent a lot more time in the National pits this year where I could see all the pit teams at work then watch on the big screen or nip up to the Lotus display at Copse corner

Thoroughly enjoyed the w/e, apart frrom the rain on Fri. evening. I think that's my 8th consecutive year
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Re: Silverstone Classic

Postby Rambo » Wed 25.07.2018, 08:31

Scott J wrote:I thought it had handbrake failure and rolled down the slope :lol:


:D Yes, it did look a bit like that
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Re: Silverstone Classic

Postby Stef » Wed 25.07.2018, 08:53

Yes, the 'ol bus has done a few miles!

A lot of my time was in Pit 5 with the car or out seeing the show, shame we didn't cross paths, you would have been most welcome for a brew, drink, food!
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Re: Silverstone Classic

Postby muley » Wed 25.07.2018, 10:00

Stef wrote:Yes, the 'ol bus has done a few miles!

A lot of my time was in Pit 5 with the car or out seeing the show, shame we didn't cross paths, you would have been most welcome for a brew, drink, food!


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Re: Silverstone Classic

Postby burble61 » Wed 25.07.2018, 10:29

Rambo wrote:Was that yours burble61 ? I saw it abandoned down the slope at Copse corner :lol:

PS your seals looked like they might need some TLC :wink:


Haha! No, Her Yellowness is resting elsewhere at the mo as I get some garage improvements completed...although on the seals front Mrs Burble was distinctly underwhelmed at me insisting on checking out that aspect of every M100 I saw...some sort of weird compulsion I seemed to have picked up from somewhere....

I wondered how it got there too, maybe to do with a change of parking plan? Anyway, I was most impressed how the Lotus clubs got that prime location - IIRC correctly its been a Jag spot for at least the last two years....

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Re: Silverstone Classic

Postby Rambo » Wed 25.07.2018, 21:04

At least 2 years burble. I thought that the Jag owners club left their cars there permanently !!!! And just came once a year in mid July to have a polish up and a picnic :poke:
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Re: Silverstone Classic

Postby Rambo » Wed 25.07.2018, 21:35

Stef wrote:Yes, the 'ol bus has done a few miles!

A lot of my time was in Pit 5 with the car or out seeing the show, shame we didn't cross paths, you would have been most welcome for a brew, drink, food!


Pity we didn't catch up Stef. I had a bottle of finest LEC malt, courtesy of Dave Eds. Maybe there will be a few drops left next year ;-)
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Re: Silverstone Classic

Postby Rambo » Wed 22.08.2018, 10:33

Colour co-ordinated Ribena and shirt at this years Silverstone Classics
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Re: Silverstone Classic

Postby muley » Wed 22.08.2018, 14:38

Rambo wrote:Colour co-ordinated Ribena and shirt at this years Silverstone Classics


and novel roof!


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Re: Silverstone Classic

Postby Rambo » Wed 22.08.2018, 19:57

I don't think that roof prototype will catch on Jim :?
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Re: Silverstone Classic

Postby Scott J » Thu 23.08.2018, 22:43

Dates are now published for 2019, start filling next years diary.
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Re: Silverstone Classic

Postby John_W » Thu 23.08.2018, 23:49

I finally found my ticket:
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Re: Silverstone Classic

Postby Steve A » Fri 22.03.2019, 14:25

8) If you were thinking of going to this excellent event this year,
just to let you know the much cheaper early bird tickets have to be bought by the end of the month :poke:
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Re: Silverstone Classic

Postby Scott J » Sat 23.03.2019, 09:07

Ive got my early bird tickets and will be (gl)camping with Jim and Mark as usual . :gathering: :cheers: :drunk:
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Re: Silverstone Classic

Postby Rambo » Sat 23.03.2019, 19:21

Let's hope the tosser in the Maclaren isn't there again this year :? I thought Scott was going to punch his lights out after a few lager shandies :lol:
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Re: Silverstone Classic

Postby John_W » Sat 23.03.2019, 22:48

That was very nice of Scott to buy him some lager shandies first, though. :cheers:
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Re: Silverstone Classic

Postby DavidEJM » Sun 24.03.2019, 11:27

My tickets bought and we’ll be at Litchlake again, I’m sure.

Must try to meet up for a beer or two, if you see us call in. :cheers:
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Re: Silverstone Classic

Postby Rambo » Sun 24.03.2019, 13:11

John_W wrote:That was very nice of Scott to buy him some lager shandies first, though. :cheers:


Nah. Scott turned up pished after the McLaren wanker had drunk me and Muley out of red wine :? He then started getting slightly abusive and a right pain in the arse. When Scott gave him some facts about McLaren it was like a red rag to an (orange) bull and he started turning on Scott

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