Sporting Tour?

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Audi-Ben

Original Poster:

42 posts

43 months

Friday 17th January
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Will Piston Heads be running the North and South sporting tours again this year?

SAS Tom

2,768 posts

129 months

Friday 17th January
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I think this all died out. They cancelled the oulton Park one saying they would rearrange but never did.

I suspect they thought more people would do it than actually did.

Audi-Ben

Original Poster:

42 posts

43 months

Sunday 19th January
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That's suprises me. We attended both the Southern tours and both were fully booked. It would be a shame if they don't run it was evolving into a great little event.

RRT

4 posts

87 months

Wednesday 5th February
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Yup, I was waiting on some more news but nothing has been heard. We participated in both tours and had a great time, I think it may have been too much too soon, and the talk of there being a dinner and get together in the evening at the second Tour never happened, which was a shame as we booked rooms for both tours. You never know, something might come of it again in the future. HINT, HINT!!

BenLowden

2,294 posts

132 months

PH Marketing Bloke

Monday 10th February
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Sorry for the delay in replying to this. In short, yes we're working on an event for 2020 smile

We realised last year that we were trying to do too much, so the aim is to keep this to one a year. As we want to have the tests at circuits, the biggest challenge is finding dates that work around race weekends.

Tony has just bought a 911 that he's going to turn into a rally car, so I suspect he's getting a bit distracted by that hehe But we'll report back when we get a date and location secured!

Norbury90

6,686 posts

161 months

Friday 28th February
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Good to hear it will be back, had a great time for the last two.

BenLowden

2,294 posts

132 months

PH Marketing Bloke

Sunday 1st March
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Date for this year is now secured for 10th October and will be midlands based with autotests taking place at Donington Park. More details to come soon biggrin

Ben Lowden

2,294 posts

132 months

PH Marketing Bloke

Thursday 25th June
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It's disappointing for me to announce that unfortunately due to coronavirus we've taken the decision not to hold a Sporting Tour this year and are now holding off until 2021. Thank you to those who've been keen to join us again in 2020, we'll be back hopefully bigger and better next year!

If you're still wanting to do something with us, we're hoping we'll be holding a Sunday Service or two at the end of the year and are going ahead with our track evening at Brands Hatch on 12th August: https://www.pistonheads.com/news/trackdays-pistonh...