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Old 9 Apr 2008, 17:09 (Ref:2173957)   #1
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The Le Mans 2008 Ten tenths meeting thread

I think it's time to start the preparation of our traditionnal meeting for the long, long day.
Place, date, invitations, choice of wines, etc...
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Old 9 Apr 2008, 18:18 (Ref:2173994)   #2
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First question (and perhaps Ayse already knows the answer), will Fab be attending the race this year?
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Old 9 Apr 2008, 19:09 (Ref:2174023)   #3
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I'd like to suggest www.winghouse.com as a meeting place...
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Old 9 Apr 2008, 19:13 (Ref:2174030)   #4
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Nice thought HW but its a long way from LeMans Village!

Now as I have already replied to Ayse in the LeMans 2008 thread same time same place cos the "Big Pin" needs dusting off! I promise I will make it this year!
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Old 9 Apr 2008, 19:40 (Ref:2174055)   #5
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I had not thought about this one yet. I would say in the same spot as last year at 11.30am which will give people enough time to see the Group C race and get to the meeting point.
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Old 9 Apr 2008, 20:31 (Ref:2174086)   #6
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I had not thought about this one yet. I would say in the same spot as last year at 11.30am which will give people enough time to see the Group C race and get to the meeting point.
The legends race starts at 10.15 and lasts 1 hour, so I think 12,00 would be better, it give people a chance to watch the race, collect a few things from the campsites and then wander to the village. Lets hope it's not raining I looked silly last year in a rain jacket.
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I really want to make this one. Was at Le Mans last year, but as it was my first time I :-

a)forgot about it as I was exploring the circuit for the first time, and
b)wasn't sure where to go!

Been a 10/10th member long enough now, its time I met some of you guys/girls. Would it be to much to ask if someone took an A3 sheet of paper with Ten-Tenths written on it, so I know im with the right bunch!
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Old 9 Apr 2008, 23:59 (Ref:2174197)   #8
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I'd like to suggest www.winghouse.com as a meeting place...
There used to be a couple of tents at Le Mans which served up similar fare, but they disappeared a few years back.

Is the Group C race definitely of one hour duration this time? Hope so, half an hour was deemed long enough in 2004 (and I felt a bit short changed).
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Old 10 Apr 2008, 08:42 (Ref:2174307)   #9
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Thanks to Pascal for starting this thread - I was secretly hoping he would when I mentioned this in the main thread........

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First question (and perhaps Ayse already knows the answer), will Fab be attending the race this year?
I fear not. Although we have had some contact, Fab made it clear to me months ago that he didn't intend to come. His life has clearly moved on a pace, with family and other interests dominating his time. Perhaops there's still time? I'll try and contact him again over the weekend.


On to the main subject - I'd definitely go for the same time and spot as Rob suggests. I just need to make sure that when I take my photos this year, my camera is working properly.....

I Think the expression is 'Damn!'

Also here generally -

Tenthers at Le Mans 07

Are you there?
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I will be there, of course!
the wine is ready (not chilled yet, though)

may I mention that, after last year's meeting, the pre-race on-track shows seemed VERY short to me, so the sooner the better for the meeting
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Old 12 Apr 2008, 21:24 (Ref:2176055)   #11
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I will of course be in attendance, so the usual freebie mags etc...

Bernard is it you that has a restaraunt in the area? I must visit. Its just that the lovely Angelique at Le Mans Legends brings me back time after time...
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Old 13 Apr 2008, 09:12 (Ref:2176252)   #12
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Thanks to Pascal for starting this thread - I was secretly hoping he would when I mentioned this in the main thread........
yes, I received a strong signal from the LM2008 thread.
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I had not thought about this one yet. I would say in the same spot as last year at 11.30am which will give people enough time to see the Group C race and get to the meeting point.
OK, same spot that last year, it's a central place that every one can reach ealisy. I will post a link for the first timers.
We can begin the meeting at 11h30, even if some of us will arrive at noon or a bit later.
I will bring a brand new camera for the photo of the group. We will have bernard's one too !

About Fab, he will probably contact us one of these days. It's up to us to show him we keep the group gathered...
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Old 13 Apr 2008, 13:03 (Ref:2176371)   #13
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I have emailed Fab. I'm hoping for a reply......

As to Bernard having a restaurant? Is this true? We need to know!
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Sam and Ayse, I'm afraid I don't own any restaurant , although we usually set up a little BBQ in tertre rouge campsite


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...I will bring a brand new camera for the photo of the group. We will have bernard's one too !....
I'm ashamed to say that the crappy over exposed picture posted above by Ayse was taken by ... myself
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