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Author Topic: Belgian GP  (Read 7074 times)

Offline Dare

Re: Belgian GP
« Reply #15 on: September 09, 2012, 09:46:27 PM »
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  • Nice read David,the noise is what Ian talked about too
    democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those
    who are
    willing to work and give to those who would not."


    • Guest
    Re: Belgian GP
    « Reply #16 on: September 09, 2012, 11:45:34 PM »
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  • A few photos. Excuse the photography, As the bloke in the fast show said "I was very very drunk!" LOL


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    Re: Belgian GP
    « Reply #17 on: September 09, 2012, 11:47:38 PM »
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    Re: Belgian GP
    « Reply #18 on: September 09, 2012, 11:48:55 PM »
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  • The slender chap with the Ferrari cap on is me.

    Offline Dare

    Re: Belgian GP
    « Reply #19 on: September 10, 2012, 02:37:42 AM »
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  • Dave a few months on the Dare Exercise Program[just $19.95 money
    back guarantee] and I'll have you in a F1 Car[car not provided]
    democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those
    who are
    willing to work and give to those who would not."

    Offline lkjohnson1950

    Re: Belgian GP
    « Reply #20 on: September 10, 2012, 03:21:38 AM »
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  • Sounds very much like my first F1 race. I went to The Glen in '78 or '79. Stood at the bottom of the esses and thought that TV doesn't show how steep it really is, or how fast it drops off from the end of the straight into the Boot. We camped at the track and were awakened by the sound of a Cosworth V8 warming up. One big difference, the garage area was a big Quonset hut and everyone was welcome to walk down the center aisle and watch the mechanics at work. Many of them were selling used bits as souvenirs.

    Offline F1fanaticBD

    Re: Belgian GP
    « Reply #21 on: September 11, 2012, 09:55:00 AM »
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  • Spot on David, people like me who are yet to go to a grand prix can re-live the moments with your words.

    Great job..And no matter what people say, those are great picture..

    I am resisting a temptation of giving advice as a doctor regarding beers enjoy...
    Keep running the fast cars, you will be never out of girls

    Offline aazz

    Re: Belgian GP
    « Reply #22 on: September 12, 2012, 08:42:28 AM »
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  • That was an excellent report and great photos. Hopefully one day I can get to one of the older traditional European circuits to see a race. You've even made me a bit jealous  :good:
    I can't think of anything to write here.

    Offline cosworth151

    Re: Belgian GP
    « Reply #23 on: September 12, 2012, 12:40:51 PM »
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  • Great pix, David! The one looking through the woods at the grid & La Source is classic. I also liked the one of the DRS marker. I think that's the first time I've ever seen one.
    “You can search the world over for the finer things, but you won't find a match for the American road and the creatures that live on it.”
    ― Bob Dylan

    Offline Ian

    Re: Belgian GP
    « Reply #24 on: September 12, 2012, 02:08:33 PM »
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  • Great pics and reporting Dave, as has been said before, the sound of those cars on the limiter is unbelievable ain't it.
    An aircraft landing is just a controlled crash.


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    Re: Belgian GP
    « Reply #25 on: September 15, 2012, 06:56:54 PM »
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