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Re: Next Year will be the 50th Anything Happening?

Postby ESSEXV6ESSEX » Sat Feb 03, 2018 9:58 am

Andrew 2.8i wrote:
ESSEXV6ESSEX wrote:Good news. Ford are going to do something but its TBA.

That sounds interesting and I look forward to hearing what their plans are. It would be fitting if they did something in Halewood, but a more central location would be better.

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Agreed Halewood would be good but it's now JLR production. I have a feeling its going to be Dunton Research Centre.

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Re: Next Year will be the 50th Anything Happening?

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Sun Feb 04, 2018 10:17 am

ESSEXV6ESSEX wrote:Agreed Halewood would be good but it's now JLR production. I have a feeling its going to be Dunton Research Centre.

Hi,
Where did you hear that Ford were planning on organising something? I've had a quick look online to hopefully find some hints, but I can't find any mention of it at all.

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Re: Next Year will be the 50th Anything Happening?

Postby ESSEXV6ESSEX » Sun Feb 04, 2018 1:07 pm

Andrew 2.8i wrote:
ESSEXV6ESSEX wrote:Agreed Halewood would be good but it's now JLR production. I have a feeling its going to be Dunton Research Centre.

Hi,
Where did you hear that Ford were planning on organising something? I've had a quick look online to hopefully find some hints, but I can't find any mention of it at all.

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It was in a news article that I read whilst shopping. I don't buy the magazine but it was an article on Ford in the UK. It had a feature on the Fiesta being 40 in 2017and then Just said something like Ford in the UK have two further bigger parties to celebrate Escort next year and Capri. It said that parties were TBS

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Re: Next Year will be the 50th Anything Happening?

Postby 2litreScapri » Sat Sep 08, 2018 10:03 pm

Exactly one year away today! How scary!

So a quick rundown on what you might expect on the day & would like to get an idea of interested people for certain events on the day.

Merchandise - Stickers, TShirts but anything else people want from the day - lanyards, mugs? Please suggest!
Photos/Video - Entry photos & a DVD will likely to be produced again.
Banking/Finishing Straight photo selection - something to be discussed in greater detail, and what cost to each participant?
Test Hill - we know it's minimum 6 inch ground clearance required, and we think it will be minimum cost £400 for 10 runs - what are people prepared to pay?
Trade stands - A good variety!

And as I always say, if you meet new Capri owners, push the word far & wide!

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Re: Next Year will be the 50th Anything Happening?

Postby Jasonmarie » Sun Sep 09, 2018 12:02 pm

Sounds like it’s going to be a good day , yes I up for all the goodies ,only thing I can’t see me doing the is hill climb in the car or on foot . :beer:
I did talk to Sue at the Capri club international and they said they would be coming . Also The new dash Matt bloke might do a stall .
Thanks for the update Kris

Small update is My Dad and the wife might do the climb run , I said I am ok with it as long as the car isn’t insured .

OMG what have I said ..... thoughts ladies and gents . :cool: :banghead:
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Re: Next Year will be the 50th Anything Happening?

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Sun Sep 09, 2018 2:15 pm

As Jason says, it's going to be a great day.
I'll most likely buy a memento or two from the day. In 2014 I bought a photo from the man taking the photos at the entrance, and I'll definitely buy one again.
I'm not willing to pay extra for a go on the test hill, although I might be interested in a photo opportunity on the banking dependent on cost.

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Re: Next Year will be the 50th Anything Happening?

Postby Jasonmarie » Sun Sep 09, 2018 2:21 pm

As our Laser Head Forum photography I hope that you will be doing your stuff Mr Andrew ? Also perhaps we could keep and park together .

And if my dad does the Hill Climb get us a Large picture of him with some whiskey and pills for me to calm my nerves
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Re: Next Year will be the 50th Anything Happening?

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Sun Sep 09, 2018 2:54 pm

Jasonmarie wrote:As our Laser Head Forum photography I hope that you will be doing your stuff Mr Andrew ? Also perhaps we could keep and park together .

Perhaps we can have a mini Laser Page get together? We can meet up for a convoy and park on site together. Maybe we can even be granted permission to use the Laser Page banner for the occasion.

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Re: Next Year will be the 50th Anything Happening?

Postby Jasonmarie » Sun Sep 09, 2018 3:19 pm

I was thinking the same as I think Peter in Folkestone has it ( call out for peter ) i can pick it up but I think peter might go .?
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Re: Next Year will be the 50th Anything Happening?

Postby Fordoholic Nick » Sun Sep 09, 2018 4:24 pm

2litreScapri wrote:Exactly one year away today


Yep thanks for the 12month reminder Kris :lol:

Gonna be a cracking day indeed !! Anyone checked the weather forecast ??? :)

Yep t-shirt sounds a great idea. Would buy a mug too but I would prob end up not using it to avoid getting it wet :lol:

Would be interested in a photo on the famous banking too but will wait to hear details nearer the time.

Laser forum convoy sounds like a plan and yep be great to see if the famous banner can attend too ! Was talking to Peter at Deal about the possibility of using it at Deal next year if enough people attend.

So, the countdown is on....now less than 1yr away and counting.....
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Re: Next Year will be the 50th Anything Happening?

Postby Jasonmarie » Sun Sep 09, 2018 5:00 pm

Looks like we have two posts going yes I would love to do the Deal Run Nick do we all need just one of us to get the tickets or will they let us all park up together ? But nextyear looks to be a busy one .

So for Brooklands it’s us 3 :beer:
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Re: Next Year will be the 50th Anything Happening?

Postby Stish704 » Sun Sep 09, 2018 5:08 pm

I’d be up for it . Convoy on the way sounds like a plan!

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Re: Next Year will be the 50th Anything Happening?

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Sun Sep 09, 2018 5:15 pm

Jasonmarie wrote:Looks like we have two posts

Great, we'll need those to tie the banner to !:D

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Re: Next Year will be the 50th Anything Happening?

Postby Caprifan Rob » Sun Sep 09, 2018 5:26 pm

Count me in for this, missed the 45th, don’t plan on missing this one. I know it’s a year off, but yes, up for a convoy :D

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Re: Next Year will be the 50th Anything Happening?

Postby Paul G » Sun Sep 09, 2018 5:34 pm

I'll run the idea behind the Forum section by Kris and Calvin on tuesday night at the Surrey meeting. Afraid I'll probably have to go on the SCC area seeing as I'm treasurer of SCC and will probably be busy with marshalling or admin or whatever and if this forum has a stand then the same courtesy will have to be offered to Capri Power, Capri Word and CCi.

I'm sure traders will be welcome too subject to Brooklands' rules and in all cases a small donation may have to be made to Surrey Club just to help with the costs involved in running the show.

As I said, I'll raise this at Tuesday's meeting and get back to you all.

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Re: Next Year will be the 50th Anything Happening?

Postby Peter-S » Sun Sep 09, 2018 5:49 pm

Jasonmarie wrote:I was thinking the same as I think Peter in Folkestone has it ( call out for peter ) i can pick it up but I think peter might go .?


I have it yes, but Ramsgate not Folkestone!
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Re: Next Year will be the 50th Anything Happening?

Postby Jasonmarie » Sun Sep 09, 2018 8:21 pm

Why did I say Folkestone when I know your Ramsgate ... must be my tea was strong will you be going peter ?

Also yes Steve we can meet up this side of the tunnel and I don’t know if John & Nick will be going around the M25 ?

Off topic did you have a good day at Alysford steve ?
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Re: Next Year will be the 50th Anything Happening?

Postby Peter-S » Sun Sep 09, 2018 9:21 pm

Jasonmarie wrote: will you be going peter ?



Be rude not to! I did 40 and 45 so this would be the hat trick :)
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Re: Next Year will be the 50th Anything Happening?

Postby Jasonmarie » Sun Sep 09, 2018 9:25 pm

That’s great peter perhaps meet up on route . :cool:
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Re: Next Year will be the 50th Anything Happening?

Postby Paul G » Thu Sep 13, 2018 8:39 am

Paul G wrote:I'll run the idea behind the Forum section by Kris and Calvin on tuesday night at the Surrey meeting. Afraid I'll probably have to go on the SCC area seeing as I'm treasurer of SCC and will probably be busy with marshalling or admin or whatever and if this forum has a stand then the same courtesy will have to be offered to Capri Power, Capri Word and CCi.

I'm sure traders will be welcome too subject to Brooklands' rules and in all cases a small donation may have to be made to Surrey Club just to help with the costs involved in running the show.

As I said, I'll raise this at Tuesday's meeting and get back to you all.

Paul.


Update :- It's fine for the group to come in together and display their banner. No worries. The only problem from an organisation point is that Surrey Club asks that you don't get there too early and that "sensible driving" is the order of the day when leaving.

Traders will have to arrange to pay the Brooklands people for a pitch.