Le Mans Friday Service 2018


The countdown is well and truly underway for our annual cross-channel pilgrimage, and it's already looking like it's going to be another great year! As usual we'll be hosting our Friday Service to kick the weekend off right, here's what you need to know to join us.

On Friday June 15th we'll be back at the Classic British Welcome at the Val-de-Vray centre in Saint-Saturnin. The CBW, if you haven't been before, is an amazing little festival where we'll be joined by over 1,000 classic and sports cars - it really is the perfect way to get you in the mood for the weekend of racing ahead.


Each year the CBW features a celebrated manufacturer to focus the even around, and this year it is PH fan favourite, BMW - so if you have something extra special you're planning on bringing be sure to get in contact to get a little more involved in the day. There will also be the Saint-Sat' Cavalcade at 4pm, led by open tourers to the 24 Hours Drivers' Parade in Le Mans town centre. Of course, the weekend isn't just about the cars, as the amazing atmosphere also plays a big part drawing the crowds that the CBW does year after year. To that end there will also be live music, bars, restaurants, a cinema and paintings all based on the Le Mans 24 Hours. Oh, and none other than the legendary Jan Lammers will be the VIP guest on the day!

This year we again have space for 200 cars in our area - and as usual there is a fairly strict entrance criteria for our space; only sports cars or classic cars, no SUVs or other 'ordinary' cars can be let in unfortunately. If you are unsure on whether your car meets the CBW's criteria, then email info@classicbw.org and they will let you know. There will also be a shuttle bus for a park and ride off site; the site is not yet finalised, but we will update you here when we know more and have a map to share. So get yourself signed up to our calendar here, and check out the CBW's website here for any more info you might need!

 

 

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  • Jack Mansfield 16 May 2018

    Hi all - for those that wanted to check out the event information posters CBW have created, please see below smile


  • Jack Mansfield 16 May 2018


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  • MCSV8 16 May 2018

    This is a great event, but I have avoided attending for the last few of years due to the TERRIBLE traffic management when attempting to leave. Have there been any improvements ?

  • MrC986 16 May 2018

    MCSV8 said:
    This is a great event, but I have avoided attending for the last few of years due to the TERRIBLE traffic management when attempting to leave. Have there been any improvements ?
    I've been going for the last few years and we get there earlyish and leave before midday and we've now had real problems getting out to head back to the camp site.

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