French Car Show 2006!

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French Car Show 2006!

Post by Vanny » Thu Dec 22, 2005 12:55 am

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Sunday 28th May - 9am-5pm
Bruntingthorpe Proving Ground
Lutterworth, Leicestershire, LE17 5QS


I'll be there as always (infact i'll be there Friday, Saturday and Sunday), hopefully in the damn car, and i'll be working and playing as usual! Its an 'interesting' day out with a huge range of cars on show, not just french ones. Plenty that have been 'halford'ised, and some specials that are untouched (anyone for a 405 Mi16x4 with hydropneumatic rear?).

Beyond the barried cars and blearing music, theres a huge trade village with plenty to have a look at and enough bonnet scoops to make stuart drool! Theres some serious good food and a lot of track action, both racing and 0-60 sprints! Then theres the planes, one side of the place is a storage area for alsorts of old planes, even if you dont like planes there impressive!!


The BX16v Owners Club will be there as ever, and i'd like to know if anyone here fancies going? either as seperate club all together or perhaps we could unite forces and go en masse?

personally i'm going for the sun, the cars and the people!

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Post by cavmad » Thu Dec 22, 2005 7:01 am

:( Alas I cannot be there as it`s my little princess`s 10th birthday :lol:
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Post by Cornishbx16v » Thu Dec 22, 2005 12:05 pm

and the award for plane most unlikey to actually be able to take of goes to!
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taken from last years show!
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Post by Philip Chidlow » Thu Dec 22, 2005 6:38 pm

Count me in. I think we'll bring both of our cars all polished up!
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Post by classic2cv » Fri Dec 23, 2005 10:31 am

Cor :) like the plane I could get loads of shopping in that :wink:
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Post by Dollywobbler » Fri Dec 23, 2005 10:46 am

Don't think my better half is interested - all sounds a bit BoyRacer for her but sounds like fun to me!

This may be more a BX than 2CV event I'm guessing - they may not have enough space for a 2CV to get to 60mph!
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Post by mnde » Fri Dec 23, 2005 11:00 am

I wouldn't fancy attempting a three-point turn in it! :shock:
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Post by Vanny » Fri Dec 23, 2005 11:34 am

Erm, actually you could get a 2cv to 60 on it! Its got a 2mile runway AND its mostly down hill (ah and the taxi way is another 2mile back as well so thats an endless loop, you could just keep going round until you get there!).

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Post by mnde » Fri Dec 23, 2005 12:13 pm

Had visions of "going shopping" in the plane and doing a 3-point turn in Tesco carpark :lol:

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Post by classic2cv » Fri Dec 23, 2005 12:30 pm

No i wouldn't park the plane in Tesco's carpark it would get scratched

i could take my bx and my girlfriend's zx estate as well and spend all day filling it up

in france :D
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Post by mnde » Fri Dec 23, 2005 2:04 pm

Yay, maybe we should have a BXClub raid to Calais.

Stock up on beer at the hypermarché :D

The BX. One of the few cars you can fill the boot full with beer, and no-one would know from the outside!

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Post by Stewart (oily!) » Fri Dec 23, 2005 4:16 pm

Yes they were known as the bootleggers friend hereabouts :)
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Post by Kitch » Fri Dec 23, 2005 5:57 pm

I will make up for my cars absence last year in 2006 :lol:

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Post by classic2cv » Sat Dec 24, 2005 5:49 pm

mnde:
Yay, maybe we should have a BXClub raid to Calais.

Stock up on beer at the hypermarché

that sounds like a great idea, we could do a day or a weekend'

and it would be a good opener for those who never been across the channel in their car before :)

:roll: thinks, there might be a good thread is this 8)
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Post by tom » Sat Dec 24, 2005 5:54 pm

Boulogne with Speedferries is a better idea. Check out the 36 hour for £25 offer on www.speedferries.com. Boulogne is cheaper for beer, too but not as cheap as Dunkerque. If you are going up that way, a good cheap hotel is the Vivaldi in Blankenberge, a little way over the Belgian Border and not far from Brugge.