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I organised tickets and camping for myself and some mates last year....only to have to pull out because of 'work'

I'm not missing it this year. Sorting tickets/camping on Tuesday....and I'm really looking forward to my first 24 hr event

The intention is to camp at Dadford campsite. The weather last year was pretty bad and my mates ended up sleeping in their car (they forgot the tentpolesand the tent they blagged from someone else wasn't waterproof).
Hopefully the weather will be kinder this year. I can't wait to be watching the racing long into the night, beer in hand, with the knowledge that after a few hours sleep and a campside breakfast the fun starts all over again

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As usual, I will be there for the practice on Friday but not for the race........
If I knew who my post chief was before the event I might attend, but a certain few PC's tend to be clueless how to make a 24hr event enjoyable for their marshals....enough said........
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As usual, I will be there for the practice on Friday but not for the race........
If I knew who my post chief was before the event I might attend, but a certain few PC's tend to be clueless how to make a 24hr event enjoyable for their marshals....enough said........
Sorry to hear that mate.....sounds pretty unfair
 
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Most Post Chiefs know that even though we are doing a necessary job, marshals are race fans as well, if we stop enjoying doing the job racing couldn't take place.
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And you got the bonus of the Alfas qualifying on the Friday and racing on the Saturday
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We are racing again this year,will let you know which garage nearer the time if anybody wants to visit
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And you got the bonus of the Alfas qualifying on the Friday and racing on the Saturday
Icing on the cake......
Hope Friday isn't as wet as last year....

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We are racing again this year,will let you know which garage nearer the time if anybody wants to visit
Cheers, will try and get along to see you before battle commences.......
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We are racing again this year,will let you know which garage nearer the time if anybody wants to visit
My intention will be to arrive by about 8.30....of course it'll take some time to put the tent up. Hopefully we'll catch the race
 
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Last year the Alfashop race was first after lunch on the Saturday......
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Last year the Alfashop race was first after lunch on the Saturday......
Well if it takes until lunchtime to put the tent up, I'll leave them to it, grab the beers, and head to the track
 
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Alfa qualifying on friday at 17.40 racing on Sat at 11.25
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Alfa qualifying on friday at 17.40 racing on Sat at 11.25
Cheers for the heads up Nigel

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Well if it takes until lunchtime to put the tent up, I'll leave them to it, grab the beers, and head to the track
What have you got, a marquee..........

Looking at my event schedule I have nothing planned for the weekend so may do marshaling on Friday and stay as a spectator for the rest of the weekend if it doesn't rain......a new experience spectating at a 24hr event.......the more I think about it the better it gets.......
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What have you got, a marquee..........

Looking at my event schedule I have nothing planned for the weekend so may do marshaling on Friday and stay as a spectator for the rest of the weekend if it doesn't rain......a new experience spectating at a 24hr event.......the more I think about it the better it gets.......
You know it makes sense
 
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Cheers for the heads up Nigel

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Nope got to work
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You know it makes sense
Having slept on it.......not only does it make sense I think it will be a lot of fun if I can stop myself from running out on the track if anyone crashes.........

Depending on who is on what posts should be able to get access to certain restricted areas for you to get closer photos.......
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Tickets booked (saved a few quid booking them before the 16th too) and Dadford camping plot sorted........can't wait now, but I have to, because there's the 1000KM to enjoy first
 
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Having slept on it.......not only does it make sense I think it will be a lot of fun if I can stop myself from running out on the track if anyone crashes.........

Depending on who is on what posts should be able to get access to certain restricted areas for you to get closer photos.......
Stu, you're getting me very excited now
 
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Stu, you're getting me very excited now
Steady......people will get the wrong idea........
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(not by the marmite stew though )
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Seriously tempted...

(not by the marmite stew though )


I'm really looking forward to the weekend......motorsport, beer, and no driving home when it gets dark
 
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I'm really looking forward to the weekend......motorsport, beer, and no driving home when it gets dark
And the Pimms girls.......
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And the Pimms girls.......
I'm an easy upsell from two glasses to a jug once they start fluttering those eyelashes
 
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Interesting...
We go for the racing..........honest........
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