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Old 19 Apr 2013, 12:03   #211
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Hi Guyzzz !

Last version of the entry list is now avalaible on :

http://spa-classic.com/images/storie..._engags_n3.pdf

And the latest provisional timetable :

http://spa-classic.com/index.php?opt...mid=57&lang=fr

Awaiting further entries as a bunch of cars are doing the Tour Auto next week. Any questions, please let me know.

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Old 19 Apr 2013, 18:30   #212
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Thanks Louis. Have you got a list for GT entries? Just curious!

Here is a question nothing to do with races themselves- the Blanchimont entrance tunnel is supposedly 4 metres clearance. As most trucks are exactly that or even slightly above with satellite dishes, roof vents etc., what is real height in tunnel? Will be first time through with mine, so don't want to get jammed in it!

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Old 20 Apr 2013, 09:55   #213
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If it is any help. 12ft 10in Truck goes through easily. what that is in metric millithingys I don`t know you will have to speak to a young person.

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AHA! The 'young' Mr Mallett has it sorted 3.91 to give 4 Mtrs clearance? sounds ok. Although if you are right on the limit Mike you will need to check as you go through. I have heard of guys 'pinching an inch' by letting their tyres down?
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Although if you are right on the limit Mike you will need to check as you go through. I have heard of guys 'pinching an inch' by letting their tyres down?
After the tunnel collapse and repair in 2010 I remember Eddy V posting that Michelin had got their truck stuck trying to get through, and had to let tyres down to get it out! Am sure since then when I have queued up for 6hr meeting entry, that trucks have gone through. There is a little that can be done, as rear tractor suspension and trailer suspension can be lowered a small amount, but would be good to know exactly what the clearance is!

Peter- Young? Think you must have confused him with someone else.....

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Thanks Robert. I see France and UK are are as decisive on height as they are on other things- "Not defined"!

So if trucks are built to the limit of 4.0 metres height how do they get through a tunnel of 4 metres! Especially if there is a ramp down and up again........

One Spa map shows tunnel height at 6m, another 4m.
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thought maybe the 6m height was before 'the troubles', 4m afterwards!

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The trucks we had at CMS always used to fit easily. As the Enduro teams didn't seem to have any problems,you could assume that your truck fits as well.

Interesting looking through the entry list,a certain HB being entered in Grp 2 Capri,be able [hopefully to let him know if his original axle works at Spa]
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4 weeks tomorrow and will be loading up ready for this.

Four page promo for the event by EFG Bank in latest C&SC.

Just need Minilite to finish making and deliver the extra wheels, order some good weather for the weekend and good to go!

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Its OK Mike,weather is sorted,pupils like sunshine so had to pre-book it anyway.
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