WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS


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Post by topgun » 16/08/10 10:41

r0b wrote:I already had an ex BBC journalist contact GWR with not much success.
Didn't know that Rob,so what the hell are GWR playing at,perhaps national TV coverage might get there butt into gear ?



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Post by topgun » 16/08/10 11:40

r0b wrote:PM sent
Got your PM Rob and replied :th:

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Post by Portgordon » 16/08/10 12:41

Is the complication a secret?

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Post by MR2Jay » 16/08/10 12:48

Portgordon wrote:Is the complication a secret?
Not really a secret mate :th:

All it is that GWR are incredibly difficult to locate, let alone contact. They have about 4 offices, telephone numbers nobody answers, emails nobody replies too......

We ARE trying our best but they are difficult to pin down :no:
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Post by r0b » 16/08/10 13:45

no secret - just not into plastering personal details on a public forum, and this topic is one that can quickly go south. :th:


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Post by topgun » 16/08/10 13:52

Feel free to PM and i can fill you on the detiails plus plans for a future record.

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Post by MrCrazy » 16/08/10 14:37

I reckon the lack of paying £2K for a GWR official to be there is the key to us not been recognised at the 2 previous attempts.
If a 3rd attempt is made, (and I now feel that may be more difficult than imagined to enthuse MR2 owners to attend in the numbers required), a pre-paid booking fee of £10 per car to cover the GWR official should be made and provided enough are attracted to attend and definitely break the record, it could then go ahead.
£10 per car is not that much and only those who are really serious to attend will sign up.
Last time I seem to remember that many who signed up never even showed up?

Just my thoughts.
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Post by MR2Jay » 16/08/10 14:41

MrCrazy wrote:I reckon the lack of paying £2K for a GWR official to be there is the key to us not been recognised at the 2 previous attempts.
If a 3rd attempt is made, (and I now feel that may be more difficult than imagined to enthuse MR2 owners to attend in the numbers required), a booking fee of £10 per car to cover the GWR official should be made and provided enough are attracted to attend and definitely break the record, it could then go ahead.
£10 per car is not that much and only those who are really[/u]serious to attend will sign up.
Last time I seem to remember that many who signed up never even showed up?

Just my thoughts.
You have a good point there - and one that will certainly be taken on board......

I do believe that if a third attempt is made, then the failings of before need to be admitted and addressed - namely coughing up the ridiculous amount that GWR expect to have someone in attendance.

I think that with a clear chance that it would be recognised this time (We KNOW we beat it before) then we could pull this off once and for all :th:
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Post by r0b » 16/08/10 14:54

Thanks for the input. This is what Mick and myself have been discussing. :th:

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Post by Trouble » 16/08/10 21:56

Had a thought why not do the next wra at the main office of GWR...!!! Then refuse to leave untill they make it official ... :ranting1: Plus us coming to them instead of them coming to us should = FREE :th: :rofl:

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Post by trevsmr2 » 16/08/10 22:54

I would be up for it every year,they were good days out ,and better than meeting in a pub car park
could always try for sponsorship from the traders,to raise the £2000, i dont mind having a sticker on the car

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Post by r0b » 17/08/10 11:36

maybe even get Toyota involved!

I'm sure they would like some positive publicity for a change. :th:

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Post by MrCrazy » 19/09/10 14:05

So it is possible to get into the Guiness Book of Records !
Susan Boyle is reported today of having qualified for 3 entries. :rolleyes:

We, it seems, can't genuinely get just 1. :no:

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