Preferred idea for the Record attempt

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Preferred idea for the Record attempt

Headlight Mexican Wave
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Preferred idea for the Record attempt

Postby Liz » Tue 15.11.2005, 22:23

Be good now, vote to make Stef happy :D

Can we reach a decision by say 25 Nov? Then Stef can draft a GBoR proposal to be posted and agreed.
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Postby Doug » Tue 15.11.2005, 23:59

is that a headlight wave like at the sporting stadium-style ?? how fun?

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Postby Doug » Wed 16.11.2005, 00:01

how about passing Stef around down the line of cars :smt055


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Postby Sy V » Wed 16.11.2005, 07:13

Yeah, like a lap in each of the cars as a passenger then boot her out into the next one.
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Postby DaveT » Wed 16.11.2005, 08:30

8) Hi Sy! Can you clarify if that is a lap dance in each car or a lap of the track????
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Postby cjay » Wed 16.11.2005, 09:24

Does anyone know how much it is to ship a car half way around the world then back again??? :wink:

Looks like I'll have to ship my car over :shock: :-D How about a lap dance while lapping the track???




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Postby Stef » Wed 16.11.2005, 09:38

Now how did I know things would turn cheeky :wink:

How's about I get to drive each Elan a lap round the track :burnout: :-D

Sensible suggestions will be considered.

Cjay - I'm sure if you were considering bringing your Elan over we would do all we can to help. However I'm also quite sure it'll prove too costly and complex :cry: I'm sure there will be good film and photo footage to share though.

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Postby stevo » Wed 16.11.2005, 19:10

one lap relay race round hethel. yes yes yeah yeah oooooooh yeah mmmmmm aaaaaaa yeeeessssss..... what did i do with that towel? :bananasex:
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Postby schurch » Thu 17.11.2005, 11:50

I second the lap relay race!
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Postby Stef » Thu 17.11.2005, 13:21

As commented on the general GBoR thread, track use will be limited. Don't expect fun high speed shenanigans as there are too many liabilities involved. :?

If a relay is possible expect short distances at a slow pace. It won't be a timed event. Sorry folks.

Any opportunities taken for sneeky lap burns will not be held responsible by myself or LEC! But of course as we are all sensible folk and that wouldn't happen...

Let me contact Hethel again with ideas so far and see if they can start to set parameters of use.
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Postby davidjt » Thu 17.11.2005, 13:31

Suspect the Mexican wave record would last longer, simply because you need pop-up headlights to do it; but lapping Hethel would be much more fun, if we can have the track for long enough.

Presumably insurance/marshalling considerations would preclude it being against the clock, so we're looking at the number of participants, not the number of laps?
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Postby davidjt » Thu 17.11.2005, 13:33

Must type faster.......
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Postby TStevens » Thu 17.11.2005, 15:24

I'm guessing that "most lotus cars on a race track" isnt good enough?
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Postby Stef » Thu 17.11.2005, 17:02

Number of Lotus on a track would more so invite other Lotus cars and could make easier to be beaten. The Lotus parade GBoR record was done last year at Bruntingthorpe so I expect that would superceed similar attempts.
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Postby Gary » Thu 17.11.2005, 17:09

I think we definately want to discourage any 'cheeky lap burns' as we don't want to p**s Lotus off - and also they may chuck us out there and then
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Postby stevo » Thu 17.11.2005, 18:02

egg and spoon race?
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Postby TheBard » Thu 17.11.2005, 18:33

Hmmmm, "Biggest Mexican Wave of one make of cars with pop-up headlights" how could GBoR refuse!!!
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Postby Doug » Thu 17.11.2005, 19:45

well now that the Corvette has changed lights, there are no more new cars here in the US with pop-up headlights -- thus this record would be harder to beat as time goes on!!
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Postby Oliver » Thu 17.11.2005, 20:14

You can count me in please. The factory is a brilliant visit - i`ve been twice. Last time was the 50th anniversary celebration for Team Lotus in 2004. I hope the weather is better than it was then - it rained all day. The parking is quite good, they normally let us park along one of the entrance roads next to the test track, leading up to the factory. I`m for the headlight mexican wave.
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Postby AndyH » Fri 18.11.2005, 01:22

How come the poll suggests people fancy the mexican wave idea!? I didn't think people would go for that.. it's kinda kooky, but the car is meant for 'drive'ing isn't it?? I say we drive 'em right into the GBoR, in their own inimitable way... that's gotta be more interesting to tell your grandchildren about!! :D
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