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VSCC 'FORMULA VINTAGE' ROUND 1
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The meeting formerly known as Spring Start. That always worked for me....

Includes invited grids of F3 500s, FISCAR, HGPCA, HRDC 'Coombs' and Morgan Challenge bolides.

Full detail on VSCC website.
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Two-day meeting I see. Normally just one - at least the Spring Start has been in recent years. Should be a good meeting with the invited clubs.
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It is only a 1 day meeting on the VSCC website.
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I beg to differ -

http://www.vscc.co.uk/page/events?eventID=1107
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Actually, you're both right - their online Newsletter shows it as 1-day - obviously old news.

Be interesting to see what the members think of the 2-day format. Haven't seen any comments on their site yet.
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Thanks for clarifying that, Gary! Thought it was odd.....
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Actually, you're both right - their online Newsletter shows it as 1-day - obviously old news.

Be interesting to see what the members think of the 2-day format. Haven't seen any comments on their site yet.
It has been a two day event in the past with the HSCC.
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It was a two day event in 2014 as well, run by the VSCC themselves, not in partnership with the HSCC, although as Bauble says they have combined in the past. I think it's fairly straightforward, if the VSCC run Spring Start for VSCC eligible cars it tends to a be a one day event, when there are invited grids (like this year, 2014 and quite a few other years in the past) then it becomes a two day event.

I imagine that lots of factors including availablity of the circuit, how quickly invited grids confirm, general economics, etc all contribute to the decision.

I suspect the lack of comment on the VSCC forum is because it's not really anything unusual.
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