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PostSubject: 12th-13th June. Le Mans 24.   12th-13th June. Le Mans 24. EmptyFebruary 26th 2010, 9:39 am

Well, plans are moving along nicely now. There are now 5 of us going for a foreign 'jolly'.

Myself & Paul King in my Corvette
Chris Shackle & Mike Gibson in Mike's Cerbera
Jim in his Audi (still room for a passenger I would guess)

Ferries are booked for two cars, on Norfolkline ferries.

Dover - Dunkirk Thursday 10th June 10.00
Dunkirk - Dover Monday 14th June 16.01

The campsite is booked. We are staying at Le Bounty ( http://www.le-man-camping.co.uk/ ) 4km South of Mulsanne village.

Well, anyone else fancy joining us ?

106 days to go ! 12th-13th June. Le Mans 24. Ban-woohoo
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PostSubject: Re: 12th-13th June. Le Mans 24.   12th-13th June. Le Mans 24. EmptyMarch 25th 2010, 9:25 am

Here's something to do on the Friday:

www.classicbw.org

Should be right up your street Ian
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PostSubject: Re: 12th-13th June. Le Mans 24.   12th-13th June. Le Mans 24. EmptyMarch 25th 2010, 9:45 am

Yep I already had this in mind Mike. Didn't make it to Saint Saturin back in 2007, but was certainly going to try and get there this year. There is also a similar meet being arranged at Mulsanne sometime on the Friday, as well as the open pit lane walk during the afternoon, so lots to do.


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PostSubject: Re: 12th-13th June. Le Mans 24.   12th-13th June. Le Mans 24. EmptyMay 18th 2010, 12:53 pm

The tents up in the garden getting a bit of an airing. Oh and its only 23 days to go !!!
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PostSubject: Re: 12th-13th June. Le Mans 24.   12th-13th June. Le Mans 24. EmptyJune 7th 2010, 6:40 pm

Well hope your all ready then. Two more days of work and we're off. 12th-13th June. Le Mans 24. Ban-woohoo

For the three of us driving here is a little list of some of the 'don't forget' items.

Driving licence
Ferry booking
V5 document
Insurance certificate
Current MOT certificate ( I also take a copy of these just in case)
Two copies of the 'European Accident Statement' forms (download HERE)
Breakdown cover
Hi Vis jacket (passengers also need one I think ?)
Spare bulbs
Warning triangle (has anyone got a spare one ?)



Obviously all of us need our passports and NHS cards along with our hard earned Euro's. I obviously have the camping booking confirmation.


As well as the obvious things like camping gear, I shall take some bottled water I think and I would suggest a 'bog roll' as I doubt there will be any 'on site' for long ! 12th-13th June. Le Mans 24. Bog

The Weather for Le Mans is still looking a bit iffy, but seems to be slowly improving, so there's still hope yet I suppose.

Let the countdown begin !
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PostSubject: Re: 12th-13th June. Le Mans 24.   12th-13th June. Le Mans 24. EmptyJune 9th 2010, 5:36 pm

Well, cars all packed and ready to go. Off to Paul's in about 10 mins then off to Dover at silly o' clock in the morning.

Catch you all when we get back.
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PostSubject: Re: 12th-13th June. Le Mans 24.   12th-13th June. Le Mans 24. EmptyJune 15th 2010, 12:51 pm

Finally got home again last night about 10pm. What an absolutely awesome weekend !! Not sure that poor old Chris will feel quite the same ! (you had to be there !!!!) Laughing

Thanks to Paul, Chris, Jim and Mike for their company and laughs. Must try and sort the photos and videos out later.
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PostSubject: Re: 12th-13th June. Le Mans 24.   12th-13th June. Le Mans 24. EmptyJune 17th 2010, 8:29 am

Anyone for a caption competion ????? lol!


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PostSubject: Re: 12th-13th June. Le Mans 24.   12th-13th June. Le Mans 24. EmptyJune 17th 2010, 10:06 am

Heres a couple of videos from the weekend. Clip on the photo and it will take you to the host site player.

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The Luc Alphand Corvette at Tertre Rouge.

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A few LMP cars coming from the Dunlop bridge towards Terte Rouge.
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PostSubject: Re: 12th-13th June. Le Mans 24.   12th-13th June. Le Mans 24. EmptyJune 18th 2010, 4:09 pm

11/12 June 2011.

Any takers?
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PostSubject: Re: 12th-13th June. Le Mans 24.   12th-13th June. Le Mans 24. EmptyJune 18th 2010, 4:46 pm

Cerberowner wrote:
11/12 June 2011.

Any takers?

Sounds good for me Mike ! Nothing like forward planning. lol!
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PostSubject: Re: 12th-13th June. Le Mans 24.   12th-13th June. Le Mans 24. EmptyJune 18th 2010, 7:18 pm

Finally got my photos sorted (binned quite a few), so here are the results !

Campsite and race photos

Great British Welcome at St Saturnin, Friday morning

and finally

PH Mulsanne meet Friday afternoon


Still got some video footage to upload, but that will take a while, plus a lot of it isn't that good. (oh well).

Hope you enjoy. Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: 12th-13th June. Le Mans 24.   12th-13th June. Le Mans 24. EmptyJune 20th 2010, 4:32 pm

Finally got all my video footage uploaded (don't expect too much !)

Can be seen here : https://s55.photobucket.com/albums/g141/Ian_V/Le%20Mans%20videos/
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