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Re: 21st July Silverstone Track Taster & Photoshoot Sign Up

Post by Hot-Lemon » 21/07/13 16:47

I was very tempted to sign up for this but the early start put me off.

Looking at the photos and reading through these comments is making me regret my decision. Really glad you'll had a good time (feel for you Shinny).


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Post by MR2Jay » 21/07/13 17:40

Next time eh Heather? ;)

Just to let you all know, I have posted on Silverstone's Facebook page thanking them for their hospitality and a great day. Thoroughly deserved in my mind :th:

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Post by sinjen » 21/07/13 17:48

shinny wrote:
sinjen wrote:Awesome day Jay, thanks for organising. When's the next one? :D

3 miles out Silverstone she started boosting normally with no noise, so I'm completely mystified now...
It's cos you ran over my magic oil and got all my good luck :rofl:

Glad you all had a good time; am well gutted it all went wrong for me. Still, sign me up for the next one :clapping:
Sorry to hear of your woes Shinny, next time eh?!
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:laughing I enjoyed following you around for a lap you nutter :laughing :th:
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Woody928 wrote: I seemed to learn quite a bit about the car and give some of the turbos a run for there money :bleh:
:laughing I enjoyed following you around for a lap you nutter :laughing :th:[/quote]

:D I'm taking that as a huge compliment of my supreme driving abilities! :clapping:

Sorry to hear the car is still in trouble, hope its nothing too bad. :no:
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Post by Kyyanno » 21/07/13 19:42

Cheers to Jay for organising this & Silverstone for letting us go for a play on their hallowed ground :D Thanks to everyone else for making it a great session, was good to meet some new (to me, anyway) faces, t'was my first OC gathering in nearly 6 years!

Loved it, can't wait for the next one! I'll have some 16"s & bigger brakes by then though, learned that lesson today :D
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Post by TonyleFrog » 21/07/13 22:34

Big :th: to Jay and (?)Joanne at Silverstone for putting on a brilliant day (despite the early start!).

Good to put faces to some folk who were previously just names on the forum. Plus the usual suspects of course!

The corner I struggled with was Maggots (the right hander leading into the Wellington Straight). I missed the apex several times!
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Post by Craig-rev3 » 22/07/13 0:31

Thanks for organising this Jay. Really good experience and exactly why I bought this car!

The car performed well, needs better brakes though!

Good to meet more people, Sijen, I hope you get your turbo sorted out :th:

I struggled with the braking into brooklands, the rest was good although near the end the brakes were going off & so were the front tyres. That might have been because I attacked it for the whole session with no slow laps :blush:
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Post by alanwheeldon » 22/07/13 13:24

That's what you were supposed to do Craig ;-)

I had a fab time and it was good to meet a few new people from the club. Ill come to the next one for def but won't be on the trailer this time as Vinny's car WILL be ready so I will have to use even more fuel! Lol

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Post by shinny » 22/07/13 15:33

Well, one silver lining from not making it to Silverstone is that the RAC have given me 2 months extra membership for free after I was stuck in that lay-by for pretty much 4 hours :th:

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Post by Craig-rev3 » 22/07/13 15:41

alanwheeldon wrote:That's what you were supposed to do Craig ;-)
That's good to know, the brakes certainly felt the strain! :laughing

Should have Rev 2+ brakes fitted this weekend :D

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Post by Tallboy » 22/07/13 20:48

Sort another one out Jay I wanna go!! lol Glad you guys had a great time! :clapping:
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Post by MR2Jay » 22/07/13 20:56

Hehe, one step ahead bud.... ;)

Already talking to Julie about a full club slot in October later in the day :th:

That's 20 spaces with only MR2's on circuit later in the day ;)
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Post by sinjen » 22/07/13 21:03

MR2Jay wrote:Hehe, one step ahead bud.... ;)

Already talking to Julie about a full club slot in October later in the day :th:

That's 20 spaces with only MR2's on circuit later in the day ;)
I'm in, sign me up :D :yahoo:
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Re: 21st July Silverstone Track Taster & Photoshoot Sign Up

Post by _Al_ » 22/07/13 21:08

Gutted I couldn't be there. Definitely want to be for the next one. Loved my drive round Silverstone. Glad you guys had fun & no incidents!
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