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I will be going again this year. Anyone else planning to make this event? (I'm betting Robert and CLassic will?)

Was there last year, and was very impressed with it all. Great location by the Sea, right on the sand dunes in fact. Great track and lots of exiting races and Alfa's to admire.

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I will be going again this year. Anyone else planning to make this event? (I'm betting Robert and CLassic will?)

Was there last year, and was very impressed with it all. Great location by the Sea, right on the sand dunes in fat. Great track and lots of exiting races and Alfa's to admire.
Hi Peter,

I wasn't there last year. But this year I most certainly will be. Especially if you are there aswell.

BTW: I did my first laps at Zandvoort a few weeks ago and hope to get more experience during a late night trackday session from 16.00 - 21.30 at the end of May with the "Vijverberg Trofee".

If the weather is good, it can be a fun day. But if the typical dutch weather kicks in.....

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Re: Spettacolo Sportivo Holland sept. 16-17

Wheres the nearest ferry port? Hook of Holland I bet, I would be tempted, I hear its a great day!

I nearly got to the dutch 155s meet a few weeks back but timing with having to drive to Calais would have been too tight
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Wheres the nearest ferry port? Hook of Holland I bet, I would be tempted, I hear its a great day!

I nearly got to the dutch 155s meet a few weeks back but timing with having to drive to Calais would have been too tight
Yes indeed, Hoek van Holland. "Corner of Holland"

Although, on my trips to the UK I prefered to travel by car to Calais and take the ferry (or Eurotunnel).

I rather take a longer trip by car then spend hours on a boat. But that's personal.

Trip from Hoek van Holland to Zandvoort shouldn't take more then 1 or 1,5 hours max.

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I'm also at SSAR, with my GTV6 ofcourse.
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I''ll be there ............... !
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Entered the Sportklasse. Pleased to see there is more Track time this year. If you want to enter this class, i think you have to hurry http://spettacolosportivo.eu/
 
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Entered the Sportklasse. Pleased to see there is more Track time this year. If you want to enter this class, i think you have to hurry http://spettacolosportivo.eu/
Hi Peter,

Just entered. I'm in the sportsclass also.

Where are you staying that weekend?
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Hi Peter,

Just entered. I'm in the sportsclass also.

Where are you staying that weekend?
Great Robert! We'll have a blast!

Bringing Wife and my Niece again this year. We plan to stay in the Center Parc Village next to the Track. Arriving Friday late afternoon/early evening driving up from Brussels.

When will you be there?

The technical inspection is from 07:00-08:00 Saturday, following 1˝hrs of Track time, so it makes for an early morning!

Actually i was trying to find out what time would be best for us to drive from Brussels. If the weather is good, the regular Nortbound traffic plus potential holiday traffic towards the coast might be a problem friday afternoon?
 
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Great Robert! We'll have a blast!

Bringing Wife and my Niece again this year. We plan to stay in the Center Parc Village next to the Track. Arriving Friday late afternoon/early evening driving up from Brussels.

When will you be there?
Great, after our track time it would be nice to hang around the paddock, see the sights and other activities on track, get something to eat and enjoy some drinks in the evening.

I guess I'll try and get a room in some hotel in Zandvoort. Two early morning trips to Zandvoort (1,5 hours from Tilburg) are a bit to much for me.

Would be nice to make it a short holiday weekend.



I think I'll arrive sometime between 07.00 and 08.00 on saturday for the inspection.

Rush hour traffic will be a problem if you come from Brussels on friday afternoon. Around Antwerpen, Rotterdam and Den Haag it will be busy..... After that, I don't see any problems. Traffic to the coast is usually heavy on saturday- and sundaymorning (if the weather is good).

Perhaps it would be better to enter NL after 19.00 on friday? Or calculate some lost time for your trip.

What car are you bringing? The 156 GTA Novitec I hope?

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I fancy going over but the ferry prices I`m being quoted are around £280 from Harwitch to H.O.H, anyone find anything cheaper please let me know, cheers Mike
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I'll be there 2 No driving, just watching.
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@DaisyGTV,

It might be worth giving the guys at Autodelta a Call to ask them which connection they are taking. I know they are comming over on a highspeed ferry on the Friday.

@Classic

Great! we must meet up! Will you be going with Robert?
 
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Rush hour traffic will be a problem if you come from Brussels on friday afternoon. Around Antwerpen, Rotterdam and Den Haag it will be busy..... After that, I don't see any problems. Traffic to the coast is usually heavy on saturday- and sundaymorning (if the weather is good).

Perhaps it would be better to enter NL after 19.00 on friday? Or calculate some lost time for your trip.

What car are you bringing? The 156 GTA Novitec I hope?
Yes, definitely the GTA for this trip.

We changed plans a bit, so it's now just me and the Mrs. Hopefully we should be arriving friday early afternoon and will be staying at a Hotel iso Centre Parc.

Will see you at the inspection.
 
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@Classic

Great! we must meet up! Will you be going with Robert?
I'll be there with the 156 club on the paddock, only at Saterday.

We can meet up, it should be fun.
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I'll be there with the 156 club on the paddock, only at Saterday.

We can meet up, it should be fun.
I just booked a room at the Best Western for saturday evening.
Saves me from driving home and having to get up early on sunday also.

@Classic: I'm sure we will meet in some way or another.

@Peter: Love to see the GTA Novitec in action. It's VIDEO time !!!!!
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Sounds cool! But I will be talking it very easy on track! Would not want to end the Tour early, or mess up my front tyres too much.

The AD Tour group is booked at a Hotel in Haarlem, but we will be at the track most of the Saturday, and then again Sunday untill early afternoon.

Any of you bringing wife/girlfriend? My wife is comming along, she is great, but can get bored with listening to the boys talking cars after a while, hehe..

Hoping for good weather!
 
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Sounds cool! But I will be talking it very easy on track! Would not want to end the Tour early, or mess up my front tyres too much.

Any of you bringing wife/girlfriend? My wife is comming along, she is great, but can get bored with listening to the boys talking cars after a while, hehe..

Hoping for good weather!
Hi Peter,

My front brakes as probably not 100% at that time so for me also some 80% laps and it looks like it won't be taht busy on track. Nice time for some on track video of the GTA Novitec. We'll have fun, that's for sure. Have you been on track at Zandvoort before? If not, we can do the first couple of laps in tandem to get you comfortable, but I have to do at least a couple from behind to see the Novitec blow away a standard GTA on the straight. With the windows open to also get the sound..

Since I don't have a wife anymore (since a couple of years), it's a bit hard to bring her. I could call her, but I doubt if she would come along.

But I can talk about other things besides cars. The latest fashion is one of my other interests so I'm usually a hit with females.

Look forward to meeting you (again) and your wife.
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I just booked a room at the Best Western for saturday evening.
Saves me from driving home and having to get up early on sunday also.

@Classic: I'm sure we will meet in some way or another.
How late do u have to drive, Guezen ?
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How late do u have to drive, Guezen ?
I believe I'm up for inspection starting 07.00 hours.
Tracktime starts at 08.30 hours on saturday and sunday.
I hope I got this right.
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I believe I'm up for inspection starting 07.00 hours.
Tracktime starts at 08.30 hours on saturday and sunday.
I hope I got this right.
That's early !

We (Alfa156club) aren't allowed on the paddock before 9:00.
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That's early !

We (Alfa156club) aren't allowed on the paddock before 9:00.
I'll be halfway through my first set of brakediscs and pads by then.

Weather is looking o.k. so looking forward to a nice Alfa dedicated weekend at Zandvoort.

See you saterday.....
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I'll be halfway through my first set of brakediscs and pads by then.

Weather is looking o.k. so looking forward to a nice Alfa dedicated weekend at Zandvoort.

See you saterday.....
Just washed my car. See ya tomorrow.
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Just washed my car. See ya tomorrow.
D*mn, just finished with mine.

See you at Zandvoort.
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Re: Spettacolo Sportivo Holland sept. 16-17

What a great event. I enjoyed myself...

1 hour of rather boring instruction (learned a but but I expected a free driving session) early saturday morning. Half an hour great driving later that morning. Another great session at sunday morning and half an hour sunday afternoon. The GTA did very well....

The other events, people, sights and sounds were awesome.

Here are the pics:
http://www.147gta.nl/Spettacolo/index.html

The video of my saturday session will be uploaded tomorrow.

@Peter: Great to meet you again and finally get introduced to your wife.

@Classic: As usual....

Can't wait for the 2007 Spettacolo Sportivo.....
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