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In France

Post by toomanysabres » Mon Oct 20, 2014 8:10 pm

Spotted by a competitor on the Champagne Rally. A nice GTE parked out in the sticks somewhere on our route from Pierrefonds to Braine yesterday afternoon.
Can't be more specific as I didn't see it myself.


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Re: In France

Post by French Coupé » Thu Oct 23, 2014 8:56 pm

That would probably be Fred Hermand's Se6, he's based in Villers-Cotterets which is definitely in the right place. You can see his car in this thread: http://www.scimitarweb.co.uk/sgwrs/view ... 41#p312141


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Re: In France

Post by toomanysabres » Fri Oct 24, 2014 10:21 am

Somewhere here then
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I did the start at RSSE and then legged it via N2 & N31 to TC8 to get in front of the 35 cars.


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Re: In France

Post by tanuki » Fri Oct 24, 2014 11:31 am

This is Fred's territory indeed :mrgreen:
He's the only one living near there ... so unless it was a passing-by GTE, I would also bet on Fred :wink:

Cheers, Fred (another one)


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Re: In France

Post by toomanysabres » Fri Oct 24, 2014 12:06 pm

tanuki wrote:This is Fred's territory indeed :mrgreen:
He's the only one living near there ... so unless it was a passing-by GTE, I would also bet on Fred :wink:

Cheers, Fred (another one)
No, it was parked on a field / track or similar. We saw a number of old cars in Braine including at least 2 Ferraris and a Bugatti. They may have been on a run and possibly the GTE was out for show. A competitor on our event spotted it. And knowing my connection, told me.

Pierrefonds was an absolutely heaving traffic jam. Our cars were all over the shop. We had to convert the self start to a manned start so I was unceremoniously dumped at the road side!!!


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Re: In France

Post by Felix02 » Sun Mar 29, 2015 8:05 am

Sure, It was me : I was in the fields on that sunny sunday and the rallye pass right the farm. I decided to put my Se6 near the fields, I got back on my tractor and watched some curious stop or slow down. Funny...



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