Anyone going to Angouleme 'Circuit des Remparts'?

Anyone going to Angouleme 'Circuit des Remparts'?

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Vintage Racer

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232 posts

82 months

Friday 31st August 2018
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Were entered for the Concours D'Elegance in the TR3a on the Friday evening and hoping for another trophy after our win in the 2016 event.

Come and say hello if you are around.


mantaray

248 posts

138 months

Saturday 1st September 2018
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Hi , yes we have a fair few Brits going , 6 cars and 1 bike from Hampshire , went last year , loved it ,

Vintage Racer

Original Poster:

232 posts

82 months

Tuesday 4th September 2018
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mantaray said:
Hi , yes we have a fair few Brits going , 6 cars and 1 bike from Hampshire , went last year , loved it ,
Have a good journey and hopefully bump into you over the weekend - Weather forecast is for 28 degrees from now until well after the event!

simontdo

72 posts

90 months

Tuesday 4th September 2018
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Good news.

No need to worry about the roof leaking.

Just overheating...

ric p

160 posts

206 months

Wednesday 5th September 2018
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Also heading down from Somerset. 3 x Maserati, (GT, 4200 and Spyder) and a DB9. Went a couple of years ago and it was excellent fun, especially the rally on the Saturday. The lack of people, ability to wander through the pits, availability of good resturants and proper cars make it a hidden gem.
See all there.
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Vintage Racer

Original Poster:

232 posts

82 months

Saturday 15th September 2018
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at least we made the local press:

angouleme press by Glynn Hobbs, on Flickr

RONV

149 posts

71 months

Monday 17th September 2018
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we passed through Angouleme last Saturday on our way from a visit to the Millau Bridge it looks a a lot different when not race weekend there are a lot of road works around town I hope it will be finished in time for the racing, not been to Remparts since 2015 as we were turned down as they said that they had enough converibles so its off our list for a few years that said our car is very common

Edited by RONV on Monday 17th September 15:55

RONV

149 posts

71 months

Monday 17th September 2018
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we passed through Angouleme last Saturday on our way from a visit to the Millau Bridge it looks a a lot different when not race weekend there are a lot of road works around town I hope it will be finished in time for the racing, not been to Remparts since 2015 as we were turned down as they said that they had enough converibles so its off our list for a few years that said our car is very common

Edited by RONV on Monday 17th September 15:56

RONV

149 posts

71 months

Monday 17th September 2018
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we passed through Angouleme last Saturday on our way from a visit to the Millau Bridge it looks a a lot different when not race weekend there are a lot of road works around town I hope it will be finished in time for the racing, not been to Remparts since 2015 as we were turned down as they said that they had enough converibles so its off our list for a few years then said our car is very common

Elderly

2,729 posts

175 months

Monday 17th September 2018
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RONV said:
our car is very common
There's three of them for a start biggrin

RichB

40,950 posts

221 months

Monday 17th September 2018
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RONV said:
... we were turned down as they said that they had enough convertibles so its off our list for a few years then said our car is very common
Do you have to have your car vetted to attend the race? Surely not?

magooagain

2,284 posts

107 months

Saturday 22nd September 2018
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RichB said:
Do you have to have your car vetted to attend the race? Surely not?
I presume you mean just to go and watch? Then no.

RichB

40,950 posts

221 months

Saturday 22nd September 2018
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magooagain said:
RichB said:
Do you have to have your car vetted to attend the race? Surely not?
I presume you mean just to go and watch? Then no.
Sorry, yes, that's what I meant. Thanks.
Considering going to watch next year instead of Revival.

Squadrone Rosso

1,604 posts

84 months

Sunday 7th October 2018
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We went in my Alfa Spider with friends in the F430 Spider. We did the Rallye on Saturday & it was fantastic.

A kind member of the Alfa Owners Club sent me this.


The racing was good too. Very sad crashes though inc the fatality.

TomRodgers

4 posts

3 months

Sunday 14th October 2018
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Wow, what beautiful photos! smile I wish I could go there! (And maybe I will, but I'll save it for the next year because... I am saving smile)

MrVert

2,834 posts

176 months

Friday 11th January
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Just booked accommodation for this year...can't wait!