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CASTLE COMBE AUTUMN CLASSIC
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Mike Bell
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6 Oct 2018
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Location: Castle Combe

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Old 8 Oct 2018, 22:36 (Ref:3855534)   #46
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Colin McKay should be qualifying in the top 10 on the gridColin McKay should be qualifying in the top 10 on the grid
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Apologies to Colin for showing him facing the wrong way:-

Not guilty on this occasion John, I sold the car back to the previous owner last year. A variety of guest drivers seem to have been having difficulty keeping out of trouble ever since!
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Old 9 Oct 2018, 09:47 (Ref:3855613)   #47
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Oops sorry Colin, should have checked the entry list, rather than assumed! I think I have a few shots of the Gemini which I will include a bit later!
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Old 9 Oct 2018, 10:46 (Ref:3855631)   #48
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Still my favourite race meeting, absolutely fantastic, I just wish one year the sun would shine.

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Much as I like the Autumn Classic, I've never really understood the rather understated demos. Only ever a very few cars on the track at any one time and the amount of time might be better utilised with an extra race. However, these are what I caught:-
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Old 10 Oct 2018, 02:09 (Ref:3855802)   #50
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E.B should be qualifying in the top 3 on the gridE.B should be qualifying in the top 3 on the gridE.B should be qualifying in the top 3 on the grid
Great pics. Thanks for sharing.
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Race 4 - FJHRA/HSCC Silverline Formula Junior UK
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It was most remiss of me to leave out Iain so herewith and gives an excuse for a few more from this race:-
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delta should be qualifying in the top 5 on the griddelta should be qualifying in the top 5 on the griddelta should be qualifying in the top 5 on the grid
Your such a tease John . Thank you . Great shot .
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zefarelly should be qualifying in the top 5 on the gridzefarelly should be qualifying in the top 5 on the gridzefarelly should be qualifying in the top 5 on the grid
Good to see Arthur S-F out in the Arnott.
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Joe, he seems to come out with us once a year at this meeting. I've been trying to get him out more often, so maybe next year …..
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Thanks John, lovely pic in improving conditions
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