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Silverstone - F1 spectators advised to stay at home...

Discussion in 'General Banter' started by z3cade, Jul 7, 2012.

  1. z3cade

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    Yes ive just been reading that. On the news this morning it said there was a 10 mile que of people trying to get in to silverstone, with a waiting time of at least 5 hours :-o better have breakfast at supper time if the weather doesnt pick up drastically :((
     
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    Like all of us watching the weather :rain( :ub)
    Are there contingency plans if we cant get into silverstone
    Can it be cancelled? :(
     
  4. z3cade

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    I will probably try and get there for when the gates open at 7am at this rate :(
     
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    Slightly different number of people trying to get there this weekend though :)
     
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    I also suspect for us there will be 2 waves...the cars involved.... Then the spectators.

    Snoops ont'apatalk
     
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    But the whole place looks like a mud bath :(

    Just hope it drys up abit before then
     
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    "THERE'LL ALWAYS BE A HORWOOD,
    IF TORRENTIAL WIND AND RAIN,
    MIGHT SPOIL OUR PLANS FOR SILVERSTONE,
    IT'S THERE WE WILL REMAIN!
    " :ymhug:
     
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    Nice one Mike, that's the spirit! :ymapplause:
     
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    Yes and I'm going to drink it there too!!! :))
     
  11. z3cade

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    I'm sure we will be fine but like you say we always have Horwood fest if not ;)
     
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    Why don't we just have our own fest at Horwood?
    Think of the advantages:-
    We already have our own car park
    We can arrange vehicles as we please
    No need to rush breakfast
    And no traffic problems.

    I just can't figure out the parade lap .....
     
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    How about a lap round the M25? :coolsteer)
     
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    :D :D :D :-bd
     
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    I'd have thought you'd have made it rhyme, Titan. ;)

    We need a second verse! :)) (See 4 posts up from yours :-^ )

    Will you invite your new mates from the Austin Healey Club, because they'll be all dressed up with nowhere to go too! :-bd
     
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    Anns son in law at gp today,hes rung us up 9.15 this evening and they are still in park two because theres over a hundred cars up to there axles near the exits, and some been damaged by trying to pull them out,he says its like a bomb site and its not stoped raining very heavy since 5 oclock,the parks are to bad to walk on in lots of places.
     
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    There is no way i am even attempting to drive on a muddy field
     
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    Now hes home he said the ruts on all the show areas are a Foot deep!Its going to take a lot of sun to dry the grass areas out.some cars had bumpers ripped off being towed out and thats your risk!.I cannot think anyone will risk a expensive classic on a swamp,the forcast is no change leading up to the event,i was trying to make at least one day but i am not going to put us or my car through what i have been told first hand,And Grass is the only place for the event! and you can not walk on that never mind drive.
     
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    It sounds as though horwood fest is more appealing at the moment.. :(

    Hopefully they will put boards down on infield entrances or something? :-??

    I and most would be gutted if we miss zed fest due to muddy display areas but what can we do? :-??
     

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