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Wiscombe Park

Post by scimjim » Tue Sep 03, 2013 7:58 am

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Re: Wiscombe Park

Post by scimjim » Tue Sep 03, 2013 8:04 pm

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Re: Wiscombe Park

Post by Coupe Racing » Tue Sep 03, 2013 8:06 pm

Take a brolly - it has its own ,icro climate though

The event is very challenging too


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Re: Wiscombe Park

Post by scimjim » Tue Sep 03, 2013 8:10 pm

I've only ever been to one dry event there - the paddock's on a steep gradient so slick shod cars have to park on the left which has slightly more grip! I remember Ben sliding along in his Land Rover, unloading Big Bob and half a dozen of us having to stop it sliding down to the river!


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Re: Wiscombe Park

Post by nickkeyser » Tue Sep 03, 2013 8:13 pm

If it rains in the days before, it will literally be green and wet at the top! When I did it you couldn't walk up Martini's apex.

Bloomin fantastic though. My favorite by a long way. So much atmosphere. Standing in the paddock hearing the cars across the cars terrorise some beautiful countryside. There's a bar too...

Every other tree doesnt have a hay bale tied to it, so crash carefully...


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Re: Wiscombe Park

Post by Coupe Racing » Tue Sep 03, 2013 8:19 pm

one year the bar was free ( wasnt it Trevor ) - as the organisers forgot their alcohol lisence


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Re: Wiscombe Park

Post by red rocket » Tue Sep 03, 2013 8:24 pm

Ah - no that was Gurston Down a couple or 3 years ago. The beer at Wiscombe is particularly good however (I'm lead to believe)......

Sadly I don't think there are any SSSC contenders at either event this year. A combination of things prevent me from making the journey - not least that the events are unusually not on the same weekend.


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Re: Wiscombe Park

Post by Coupe Racing » Tue Sep 03, 2013 8:29 pm

red rocket wrote:Ah - no that was Gurston Down a couple or 3 years ago. The beer at Wiscombe is particularly good however (I'm lead to believe)......
Ah yes - but we did enjoy a brew at Wiscombe that year too if I recall


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Re: Wiscombe Park

Post by red rocket » Tue Sep 03, 2013 8:34 pm

We did indeed. I'm certain of that because I enjoy one every year :lol: :lol:

You need to get yourself back out Steve. I'm aiming for a return in the 2015 season - hope you can make it.


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Re: Wiscombe Park

Post by Coupe Racing » Tue Sep 03, 2013 8:35 pm

as discussed - its all about economics Im afraid - but I do have plans - and some new software to play with


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Re: Wiscombe Park

Post by red rocket » Tue Sep 03, 2013 8:39 pm

Glad to hear it!


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