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David Church
22-05-2008, 08:48 PM
As we are fast approaching the National at Eden Park, thought I would start a thread.
There has been so much work done to this track, the transformation has been amazing. So many people have put so much time into getting this track back up to top standard. I am sure many people will be very impressed with all the effort that has gone into the track!!!

We will even have at least one past RC superstar coming to visit on National weekend, Kevin Moore!!!! :thumbsup: That's right, he often comes along to race meeting and has a chat with most people and watches the racing, he has even been known to do the odd lap or two.

If anyone knows any past or present RC star, why not invite them to EPR National weekend......

niggs98
22-05-2008, 09:01 PM
We will even have at least one past RC superstar coming to visit on National weekend, Kevin Moore!!!! :thumbsup: That's right, he often comes along to race meeting and has a chat with most people and watches the racing, he has even been known to do the odd lap or two.

If anyone knows any past or present RC star, why not invite them to EPR National weekend......

never mind having a celeb race like they do at the f3's. if we get enough old racers could we have a legends race ??????

MattADH
22-05-2008, 09:05 PM
I was going to start a thread after Talywain but DC has beat me to it!

If anyone has any questions about the venue and track, or we get more info that will be of use the racers, we will post it here and on our club website at www.edenparkraceway.com

Dont forget that we are hosting a 2WD regional two weeks before the national (15 June) where there will be an open class for anyone who wants to practice.

Anyone interested can drop me a PM or mail.

David Church
22-05-2008, 09:16 PM
never mind having a celeb race like they do at the f3's. if we get enough old racers could we have a legends race ??????


Sorry Matt:)

A legends race eh???? Sounds a good idea. Who else could we invite???

tjf
22-05-2008, 09:34 PM
How about a vintage class??

David Church
22-05-2008, 09:47 PM
How about a vintage class??


There is about 30 to 45 min between the end of qualifing and the start of finals. But, you would have to seek a much higher authority to get permission for this, but it's a very good idea:thumbsup:

MattADH
22-05-2008, 09:47 PM
We can run a vintage class at a club race meet but not at a National - sorry.

cwilson
23-05-2008, 11:28 AM
how old would the car have to be to be in vintage class? just asking as would like to have a go as that sounds like fun.

Northy
23-05-2008, 11:38 AM
I can bring the 2 times YORCC vintage champion ProCat :thumbsup:

G

strobe
05-06-2008, 04:38 PM
How about an 1/18 scale race at the end of racing on Saturday?

telboy
05-06-2008, 07:36 PM
Whats the quickest/easiest way to get there (from oop north)?

I just put it into the satnav and its taking me though the centre of london. Is this the best way to go or is it easier to go round the M25 to the nearest junction?

Danny
06-06-2008, 01:56 AM
Wouldnt really go through London unless you know it well or you're travelling at a totally off peak time & happy with speed bumps, bus lanes & red routes etc. Much better to go clockwise round the M25 & get off at jcn 4.

MattADH
06-06-2008, 08:09 AM
I know that over the years, the likes of Jamie Booth have come through the edge of east London and used the Woolwich free ferry. Jamie once said,"Its was like going on holiday!"

when coming home from work (M1) I use the M25 go round the east side ove the Dartford Crossing (1 each way for cars/more for caravans) and come off at J4. It is 15 minutes from the M25 and fairy direct.

What time were you thinking of travelling/arriving and maybe I can help. I spend most days on the M1 and M25... :(

Northy
06-06-2008, 08:14 AM
Matt a suggestion for Friday lunchtime/early afternoon would be great :thumbsup:

Thanks,

G

super__dan
06-06-2008, 08:17 AM
Every Friday I hear the traffic news on the radio (2) and the M25 seems a nightmare every single week, is that fair to say? Should I leave Thursday night and be really early?

Lee
06-06-2008, 08:18 AM
Dont you work fridays G :confused:

I will be hitting london area around 5-6 pm im sure this is the worst time but any suggestions would be good :)

Northy
06-06-2008, 08:20 AM
In the civalised working world we have a thing called 'holidays' Lee, up there in the North where you don't have running water or electric, I'm not sure they've caught on yet..... :p

G

Lee
06-06-2008, 08:22 AM
I have heard of those things you call holidays, but they are seen as evil things in the contracting world, if you don`t work you dont get paid :)

I could never sell my soul and become a staff man :lol:

Northy
06-06-2008, 08:25 AM
But if you can "hit the London area around 5-6pm" then your not working proper days anyway you gay :p

G

MattADH
06-06-2008, 08:31 AM
OK...

On a Friday morning, we have found that our journey to work is the best - this morning was good with no traffic hold ups. But then Friday evenings are normally the worst so please bear that in mind.

It would not surprise me if the section from the J29 of the M25 to the bridge is not busy on Friday afternoon/evening. This does flow but like most mornings, it cannot handle the volume of traffic.

There are info boards over the M25 giving you distance and time to notable junctions so keep an eye on this. Unfortunately, once one route gets busy, everyone dives to the alternative so if the motorway is snarled up, the route through the edge of London (Woolwich ferry or Blackwall Tunnel) tends to be affected.

From the north using the M1 go clockwise round the east side of the M25 (Dartford) but if you are M40 or lower, then I think you should go anti-clockwise heading towards Gatwick. If you choose the latter, it is possible to come off at an early junction of the M25 like Croydon or Godstone but please have a map or Sat Nav handy.

Cameras! Please be aware that there is a Variable Speed Limit on the M25 after the Crossing round to J3. It is 50mph. Not sure if it works but I am too scared to test it! From J4 there is just one speed camera on the route but there are cameras on some of the junctions to try and stop people jumping the lights.

For those of you who want to know, the 30mph speed camera is in West Wickham on the A232 at the top of the hill. It is approximately half a mile after passing the Focus DIY store on your left...

If anyone wants more info, I am only too happy to help!

MattADH
06-06-2008, 08:34 AM
M25 is not a motorway, more of a car park!

I have spent hours trying to avoid traffic jams but then everyone else is too.

I have to admit though that my BlackBerry's Sat Nav chooses a route that assesses the current traffic situation - it has become invaluable...

Belsten
06-06-2008, 09:56 AM
Does anyone know if there any spaces left ? Cheers

millzy
06-06-2008, 10:34 AM
id like to know as well

super__dan
06-06-2008, 10:46 AM
Dave,

You need to aim this question straight to the BRCA, either Paul or Jacquie (sp?). Their email/phone numbers are on the BRCA site.

Dan

super__dan
06-06-2008, 10:47 AM
Matt,

Is that a std feature on the new blackberry's with internal mapping? I'm getting one from work and wondered about it.

Dan

telboy
06-06-2008, 10:51 AM
M25 it is then.

We'll be setting off on friday morining time, so should be hitting that part of the world at around 1-2 o clock.

Gnarly Old Dog
06-06-2008, 11:19 AM
Word of caution for anyone coming down the M1 from oop north...

When I've been going t'other way round the M25 on a Friday (to Taly and Oz) the southbound traffic at the base of the M1 is horrendous - even at 1pm.
Coming back from Preston a few weeks ago, I hit the queues at Luton on the M1 at 2pm and didn't hit the M25 (only 10 miles or so) until 3.30.

Last time I had to come southbound on the M1, I cut across at J15 and joined the M11 to avoid the bottom of the M1/M25 junction. About 30miles longer in total but more likely to be less hassle - though the cut across country goes single lane at times.

M25 will just be heavy and congested like Matt says but will flow or crawl unless there's been a biggie.

Track is definitely worth the wait though. Matt and the EPR boyz have put in a load of work and it looks great - and drives even better. Best have a few spares though:woot:

Barry Williams
06-06-2008, 11:47 AM
Word of caution for anyone coming down the M1 from oop north...

When I've been going t'other way round the M25 on a Friday (to Taly and Oz) the southbound traffic at the base of the M1 is horrendous - even at 1pm.
Coming back from Preston a few weeks ago, I hit the queues at Luton on the M1 at 2pm and didn't hit the M25 (only 10 miles or so) until 3.30.

Last time I had to come southbound on the M1, I cut across at J15 and joined the M11 to avoid the bottom of the M1/M25 junction. About 30miles longer in total but more likely to be less hassle - though the cut across country goes single lane at times.

M25 will just be heavy and congested like Matt says but will flow or crawl unless there's been a biggie.

Track is definitely worth the wait though. Matt and the EPR boyz have put in a load of work and it looks great - and drives even better. Best have a few spares though:woot:

Hi

Is tha A1 a better way to get on the M25?

Barry

footey
06-06-2008, 11:56 AM
thats the way ill be going barry from hull

MattADH
06-06-2008, 12:01 PM
Hi

Is tha A1 a better way to get on the M25?

Barry

I can recommend the A1 - A14 - M11 route then onto the M25. It is the way that Ellis and I have travelled up to the Worksop winter series, etc.

There are speed cameras on the A14 though!!!!

MattADH
06-06-2008, 12:03 PM
M25 it is then.

We'll be setting off on friday morining time, so should be hitting that part of the world at around 1-2 o clock.

At that time you should be fine.

I am going to be at the track Wednesday through to Sunday so I get to avoid my 150 mile daily commute for three days! I wont be missing that...

MattADH
06-06-2008, 12:06 PM
Matt,

Is that a std feature on the new blackberry's with internal mapping? I'm getting one from work and wondered about it.

Dan

I got my BB early this year and I know that Chris Doughty has just replaced his. I have the BB Curve 8310 and it comes with a years subscription to the service. I think it is 40 otherwise but after a few months of having it, I would definitely pay for it again.

CD will probably know more about them in general though.

MattADH
06-06-2008, 12:08 PM
Word of caution for anyone coming down the M1 from oop north...

When I've been going t'other way round the M25 on a Friday (to Taly and Oz) the southbound traffic at the base of the M1 is horrendous - even at 1pm.
Coming back from Preston a few weeks ago, I hit the queues at Luton on the M1 at 2pm and didn't hit the M25 (only 10 miles or so) until 3.30.

Last time I had to come southbound on the M1, I cut across at J15 and joined the M11 to avoid the bottom of the M1/M25 junction. About 30miles longer in total but more likely to be less hassle - though the cut across country goes single lane at times.

M25 will just be heavy and congested like Matt says but will flow or crawl unless there's been a biggie.

Track is definitely worth the wait though. Matt and the EPR boyz have put in a load of work and it looks great - and drives even better. Best have a few spares though:woot:

Agreed on the M1/M25. If its bad then you can cut through St Albans coming off the M1 at J9 and joining the M25 at J22.

Hope that helps...

Rossco_4
06-06-2008, 12:10 PM
i'm thinking of leaving on wednesday! multimap reckons its 442 miles for us ...... :wtf:

MattADH
06-06-2008, 12:13 PM
Rossco - heading south it wont take too long as its downhill all the way!

Northy
06-06-2008, 12:15 PM
Anyone know the post code so I can put it in AA to get a rough idea?

I hope the baby doesn't come early :woot:

G

Rossco_4
06-06-2008, 12:20 PM
postcode from EPR site BR3 3SR

MattADH
06-06-2008, 12:27 PM
We will of course make sure its well sign posted around the immediate area.

Northy
06-06-2008, 12:37 PM
Well, AA says:

A1
A14
A1(M)
A14
M11
M25
A282
M25
A21
A232
A214
B230

Is that right?

251.4 miles
4hrs 56 min


G

MattADH
06-06-2008, 12:51 PM
Well, AA says:

A1
A14
A1(M)
A14
M11
M25
A282
M25
A21
A232
A214
B230

Is that right?

251.4 miles
4hrs 56 min


G

Yes perfect. Hawksbrook Lane is the first right off the B230 and then first right again will be the Sports and Social Club.

Bearing in mind the time you are arriving G, you will be directed around the back of the bowling green but someone will be there to show you where to go.

Wraggy
06-06-2008, 12:53 PM
Matt whats the M25 gonna be like around 7-8 pm on the Friday of course ??
or anyone got any ideas ??

MattADH
06-06-2008, 12:54 PM
From this map, you can see that there are two entrances to Hawksbrook Lane.
They are connected but there are barriers to stop access to the schools from the entrance off Red Lodge Road/Wickham Way.

You can only get in from the entrance off South Eden Park Road (B230).

MattADH
06-06-2008, 01:01 PM
Matt whats the M25 gonna be like around 7-8 pm on the Friday of course ??
or anyone got any ideas ??

I think you will be on the tail-end of the traffic at that time. As stated before, as long as there are not accidents, etc, the traffic will be heavy but should flow...

Will you be M1 - M25 Paul?

Wraggy
06-06-2008, 01:08 PM
Will you be M1 - M25 Paul?
yeah as im in Leicester im coming on at Jct 21 of the M1

MattADH
06-06-2008, 01:23 PM
As Andy says, the bottom of the M1 can be pants from J9 down to the M25 as the road works are causing issues with people joining the motorway at J8.

I normally get to J9 about 6.30 at night and generally it has been better near Hemel Hempstead as they are changing the priorities, etc.

Lee
06-06-2008, 01:47 PM
290 mile for me, three mile further than taly, i managed to get home in 4 hours from there though:blush:

I would reccommend the a1, a14, m11 route as well, they are all pretty good roads:thumbsup:

David Church
06-06-2008, 02:27 PM
50 miles for me:thumbsup:
And I will be there wed thur and early friday to make sure everything is looking sweet!!!!!!!!!!!!!

_sleigh_
06-06-2008, 06:03 PM
Matt, what's the earliest we can get on-site on Friday??

paulc
06-06-2008, 06:41 PM
how far is the train station away :lol:

paulc
06-06-2008, 06:42 PM
probably quicker and cheaper :thumbsup:

MattADH
06-06-2008, 09:10 PM
how far is the train station away :lol:


Two minutes walk from Eden Park as we do have a couple of racers that rely on the trains to race. For those of you wanting to head into London, the line out of the Station goes into Charing Cross and takes about 35 minutes.

http://www.southeasternrailway.co.uk/stations.php?crs=EDN

Belsten
06-06-2008, 09:40 PM
Dave,

You need to aim this question straight to the BRCA, either Paul or Jacquie (sp?). Their email/phone numbers are on the BRCA site.

Dan

Thanks Dan, email on its way, fingers crossed

niggs98
07-06-2008, 04:33 AM
Matt whats the M25 gonna be like around 7-8 pm on the Friday of course ??
or anyone got any ideas ??

blimey i didnt realise mr benfield was a mystical orrical on m25 travel times in the future. can we get a special epr lane matt in a crunchy nut lane style :woot: :woot:

MattADH
07-06-2008, 07:39 AM
Matt, what's the earliest we can get on-site on Friday??

We are saying midday but we wont turn people away should they get there earlier

_sleigh_
07-06-2008, 01:59 PM
Another question...

What factilities are there on-site?? (i.e. Toilets, Showers, Food, Local Shops)

Body Paint
07-06-2008, 02:06 PM
You missed the most important facility Phil. Is there a bar ? :woot:

trekkerkk
07-06-2008, 02:09 PM
there is a bar on site,
shops very local,
im sure matt can fill the gaps in,


trekkker

MattADH
07-06-2008, 08:11 PM
You missed the most important facility Phil. Is there a bar ? :woot:

I believe that the bar will be open from midday on Friday so you wont have to stagger far to your camper!!!

Of course this will be confirmed nearer the time by either Brookie or myself.

MattADH
07-06-2008, 08:20 PM
Another question...

What factilities are there on-site?? (i.e. Toilets, Showers, Food, Local Shops)


There are toilets on site and we should have access to the changing rooms and showers. The toilets will be open all day but for the people staying trackside overnight, there will be a portable toilet located in the camping area.

Please be aware that the venue makes most of ts money from football and the showers/changing rooms reflect this :blush: But we are going to make sure that the facilities are as clean and tidy as possible.

It appears that the sports club are going to do the catering which will be in the main building - again this will be confirmed.

If you are wondering about other food places, there is a convenience store, petrol station, pub, kebab house, cafe and more all within five minutes walk and very easy to find.

There is a Sainsbury's in West Wickham that is less five minutes drive away.

Should anyone need further info or directions, please do not hesitate to ask on this site (or PM) or come the meetings, I will be trackside from when you arrive Friday...

MattADH
08-06-2008, 07:43 PM
Just to let you know that we will be running an open class alongside the 2WD regional that is being hosted by EPR next Sunday. I understand that it clashes with some other events but that unfortunately cannot be helped.

I know of a few from the Midands and North that are planning a visit. If anyone wants to have a practice and intends on competing, please can they drop me their details to matt@rcracer.com so I can save us all time on Sunday.

If you want to know more details about how we will run the meeting and timetable, just ask!

Spencer Mulcahy
09-06-2008, 09:47 AM
Someone told me yesterday that I could be charged to get to the track. Not the conjestion charge but a green charge and if you ring in advance the charge is reduced can someone confirm if this is true or not cheers.

MattADH
09-06-2008, 01:44 PM
Hi Spencer

There is a low-emissions zone that comes into force about a mile or two once you have gone onto the A21. This is designed for older trucks and lorries.

I believe that currently, all cars are exempt.

Is this what you were told about?

Spencer Mulcahy
09-06-2008, 02:45 PM
Cheers Matt that sounds like it could be it I will investigate further and post my findings.

IceMike
09-06-2008, 02:49 PM
there is a website. i had this before you can enter the model of ya car an it will tell ya if its a problem or not
cant remember the link though someone else google it i cant be bothered :p

Wraggy
09-06-2008, 02:54 PM
i cant be bothered :p
how helpfull ...:thumbdown:

Southwell
09-06-2008, 02:57 PM
?

http://www.tfl.gov.uk/roadusers/lez/default.aspx

Spencer Mulcahy
09-06-2008, 03:01 PM
Beat me to it Ian it is in the zone but you will only be affected if you are driving a Mac White.:thumbsup:

JJC
11-06-2008, 01:53 PM
Are spectators welcome? I used to race quite regularly at EPO in the early to mid ninties and quite fancy popping up for a look.
Will parking be an issue at the sports club?

Lee
11-06-2008, 01:58 PM
Spectators are always welcome.

I imagine there should be sufficient space. I would imagine the football and rugby seasons are over now :)

jimmy
11-06-2008, 02:00 PM
what the heck

http://www.tfl.gov.uk/assets/images/general/lez-title.gif

I'm racing both days at epr, should be a laugh :lol:

MattADH
11-06-2008, 02:09 PM
Yes of course we welcome spectators and former racers who may be tempted back. There is plenty of viewing space round most of the three open sides of the track, two of which feature Astroturf so if it is a little damp, there shouldn't be too much mud!

David Church
12-06-2008, 07:14 PM
2 weeks till the EPR National, and there is a race this Sunday the 15th!!!

It's your last chance to get a run before the big weekend!!!!

So who's coming??? I will be there for sure getting last min track time:thumbsup:

Belsten
14-06-2008, 11:15 PM
Is there anyone thats entered and not going and yet to cancel ? Im 5th reserve at the mo

Spencer Mulcahy
15-06-2008, 09:11 PM
If the petrol prices carry on going up there may be alot from up north not coming or if there are any more strikes. I will be OK working for the NHS, last time I could jump the Qs at the petrol stations got some nasty looks by people in the Qs though.

David Church
16-06-2008, 08:52 PM
If the petrol prices carry on going up there may be alot from up north not coming or if there are any more strikes. I will be OK working for the NHS, last time I could jump the Qs at the petrol stations got some nasty looks by people in the Qs though.


I hope the prices dont go up!!!!!

I am hoping to see a full entry at my local track:thumbsup:

MattADH
17-06-2008, 08:41 AM
Yes lets hope that we are not affected by the current financial climate...

Its ten years since the venue hosted a national and it was wet for one day I think - cant remember as I was having a break from RC at the time.

We have had bad experiences of low turnouts in the past (British GP) and it is so frustrating for the organising club and members. The site of a marquee capable of holding 120+ drivers with mains power for all looking half empty is terrible....

Anyway, not long to go now. I am sure that many of you out there have been or are in the smae position as me - waking up in the morning with your brain working overtime, thinking that I must do that job, dont forget this, contact them...

Roll on Monday 30th and back to work for a nice rest!

millzy
17-06-2008, 09:38 AM
im 3th resurve after the update email from PW

still might pop up as i sounds a good event and id like to see the track

MattADH
17-06-2008, 09:47 AM
Chris - you saw the added attraction of the on-site bar?

No brainer I guess.... :)

Swiss
17-06-2008, 09:58 AM
Got to say, attended a few meetings at EPO over the winter, and was there for their Regional on Sunday, (4wd Open)... And all i can say is awesome, the track has everyhting jumps, technical sections etc....

And it is really nice to see all that money that DC scrounged, (only kidding Dave..) of us over the winter has clearly been put too good use with the track looking better and better.....

Can't wait :)

P

millzy
17-06-2008, 10:07 AM
Chris - you saw the added attraction of the on-site bar?

No brainer I guess.... :)

Make it sound like i have a drinking problem :)
but yeah the bar is gooooooooooooooooood

MattADH
18-06-2008, 03:00 PM
It has now been confimed that there will be a live band playing in the clubhouse on Saturday night. This should begin around 7pm.

Will post more news as we get it....

David Church
19-06-2008, 05:13 AM
It has now been confimed that there will be a live band playing in the clubhouse on Saturday night. This should begin around 7pm.

Will post more news as we get it....


:thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:

emzy
19-06-2008, 11:46 PM
Just because I'm WAY out of the loop... is this National 4 or 5?

Body Paint
20-06-2008, 12:17 AM
Just because I'm WAY out of the loop... is this National 4 or 5?

Yes :p

David Church
20-06-2008, 05:09 AM
It's round 4 Emily:thumbsup:

I am a bit surprised at the lack of chat about the EPR National????

Are you lot worried about coming to the world famous EPR???:p

mw02veg
20-06-2008, 05:38 AM
football match??

MattADH
20-06-2008, 01:39 PM
I think there will still be some half-size goals up or if not, I can probably get a pair set-up.

We are not allowed to park on any of the club's full-size pitches but there will be plenty of space to kick a bag of wind around...

Gnarly Old Dog
20-06-2008, 06:55 PM
I think there will still be some half-size goals up or if not, I can probably get a pair set-up.

We are not allowed to park on any of the club's full-size pitches but there will be plenty of space to kick a bag of wind around...

That's not nice to refer to DC as a bag of wind - I think his commentary is pretty good -especially for an American:p:p

mw02veg
20-06-2008, 07:52 PM
:lol::lol::lol::lol: thats not nice :lol::lol::lol::lol:

Southwell
20-06-2008, 08:12 PM
It's round 4 Emily:thumbsup:

I am a bit surprised at the lack of chat about the EPR National????

Are you lot worried about coming to the world famous EPR???:p

Im worried about you beating me :woot:

David Church
20-06-2008, 08:28 PM
Hahahahahahahahahahahah thanks guys:thumbsup:

But it's still quiet out there.....come on you lot, this is gonna be a great event!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

IceMike
20-06-2008, 09:30 PM
can someone pm me about how to cancell an entry for the nationals

neiloliver
20-06-2008, 09:34 PM
pm sent

MattADH
20-06-2008, 10:43 PM
A few have asked about camping at the event on SUNDAY NIGHT and we have had the OK from our landlords.

I am sure that he will want to charge the same fee as stated in the EPR Info Pack of 5 per night per pitch, but if you get away early on Monday morning.......

Spencer Mulcahy
21-06-2008, 07:44 PM
So who is going to win this one people, are Bloomers and Craggy going to be there. I will put my money on 2wd Lee Martin Craggy or Bloomers 4wd Phil Sleigh Bloomers or Doughty. Oh and Ellis is always in the mixing pot.

niggs98
21-06-2008, 08:18 PM
So who is going to win this one people, are Bloomers and Craggy going to be there. I will put my money on 2wd Lee Martin Craggy or Bloomers 4wd Phil Sleigh Bloomers or Doughty. Oh and Ellis is always in the mixing pot.


having seen his pace round there you would be a brave man to bet against ellis going very well there. have also seen bloomers looking quick as was mcgee, kev lee and grant williams. other than that its anyones guess as ya know craggy will be quick as will the usual suspects :thumbsup:

Southwell
21-06-2008, 08:34 PM
Ill TQ, win all rounds and finals, nuff said.

Spencer Mulcahy
21-06-2008, 08:37 PM
There is nothing wrong with a bit of self confidence.:thumbsup:

David Church
22-06-2008, 06:03 AM
So who is going to win this one people, are Bloomers and Craggy going to be there. I will put my money on 2wd Lee Martin Craggy or Bloomers 4wd Phil Sleigh Bloomers or Doughty. Oh and Ellis is always in the mixing pot.

I agree with Nathan. Ellis is favorite in my opinion!!! Both classes.
I do also expect the locals to do well, we have been there many times, and it's going to be the first time there for alot of people:lol:

David Church
22-06-2008, 09:24 AM
:thumbsup:The weather is looking ok for next week!!!!
Let's all keep our fingers crossed as Wimbledon and glastonbury are both on and these events usually get wet, I am hoping it rains on them and not EPR!!!!!!!!!!!!!

mw02veg
22-06-2008, 06:24 PM
its gonna be between the big E or or bloomers both days its a vey aggessive track and will suited both their driving styles. just praying for the sun to shine on this national hate racing on wet astro!!!!!!!!!!! (hope u have all got plenty of spares :D)

millzy
23-06-2008, 12:44 PM
Ill TQ, win all rounds and finals, nuff said.

ha no chance i got my entry on the weekend, Jackie rang ....going to kick your ass with the durga

Southwell
23-06-2008, 01:48 PM
+ 2wd?

Belsten
23-06-2008, 02:31 PM
Im still on the reserve list :cry:

millzy
23-06-2008, 03:02 PM
Dave thats gutting- hope you get in dude

South- nah pulled out of 2wd, will be up sat for the finals

Slimboyfat
23-06-2008, 07:29 PM
Mill's what route you taking on sat as im going to get there for finals on sat too?

David Church
23-06-2008, 08:36 PM
The weather forcast for this weekend looks great:thumbsup: 20c for sunday!!!
let's hope the high fuel prices don't put people off, you really need to come see the work that has been put into this track!!!! there will be before pics of the track. If you didnt know, last year this track was 6 feet under in weeds and brambles, and now is a first class facility!!!!!

Oh and we are still planning to hold a fun run, between qualifying and finals, and it looks like kevin Moore and a few others will have a run!!!!!

andy05
23-06-2008, 08:48 PM
Hi can someone send me jaquies email so i can cancel my entry please. ive tryed the one on the brca site but the laptop im on wont open it up. its not mine so not dont want to change any settings.
Thanks

Southwell
24-06-2008, 07:11 AM
Hi can someone send me jaquies email so i can cancel my entry please. ive tryed the one on the brca site but the laptop im on wont open it up. its not mine so not dont want to change any settings.
Thanks

Pm'd.

GRIFF55
24-06-2008, 07:45 AM
Are you in yet Dave?

David Church
24-06-2008, 08:13 PM
It's awful quiet out there!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Leading up to one of the best Nationals of the year and you lot have gone all quiet on us!!!!

It it:??????

1. Worried about fuel???

2. Worried about breakages???

3. Worried about a track you have not been too???

4. Worried I may talk about you on the mic this weekend???

5. Or just worried???

:p

GRIFF55
24-06-2008, 08:46 PM
all of the above!! + worried about my hangover:p:lol:

ben
24-06-2008, 09:00 PM
all of the above!! + worried about my hangover:p:lol:

I dont seem to get hangovers :p

David Church
24-06-2008, 09:02 PM
I dont seem to get hangovers :p

You must not be drinking enough!!!!! Come see me and I will help!!!:thumbsup:

super__dan
24-06-2008, 09:13 PM
Have I missed the postcode in here somewhere? ;)

David Church
24-06-2008, 09:16 PM
have a look here...

http://www.edenparkraceway.com/location.htm

paulc
24-06-2008, 09:16 PM
postcode BR3 3SR :thumbsup:

ben
24-06-2008, 09:21 PM
You must not be drinking enough!!!!! Come see me and I will help!!!:thumbsup:

:eh?: will do :lol::o;):drool::thumbsup:

Northy
24-06-2008, 09:32 PM
It's awful quiet out there!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Leading up to one of the best Nationals of the year and you lot have gone all quiet on us!!!!

It it:??????

1. Worried about fuel???

2. Worried about breakages???

3. Worried about a track you have not been too???

4. Worried I may talk about you on the mic this weekend???

5. Or just worried???

:p


Eeerrrrrr..... changing shitty nappies! :lol:

G

David Church
24-06-2008, 09:46 PM
Eeerrrrrr..... changing shitty nappies! :lol:

G


PMSL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! You go dude!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:thumbsup:

Lindsay
24-06-2008, 09:52 PM
As I am not going to Eden Park this weekend, I have 3 rooms booked at Travel Inn 6 miles from Track. I will pass on my Booking to trust worthy people only so that I do not finish up paying for my rooms. If interested PM me. I will be cancelling am Friday.

super__dan
24-06-2008, 09:57 PM
Thanks chaps, G are you coming this weekend?

bigred5765
24-06-2008, 10:10 PM
Eeerrrrrr..... changing shitty nappies! :lol:

G

2 weeks and youll be changing them like a f1 team pit stop :D

Northy
24-06-2008, 10:23 PM
I've had a word with the boss (Mia) and she has given me a pass out for the weekend :thumbsup:

G

Kopite
25-06-2008, 06:04 AM
is it worth me taking a set of front stagger ribs?

and what different surfaces does the track have?

MattADH
25-06-2008, 06:14 AM
We have used staggered ribs in the past but only when its bone dry.

The track is mainly Astro but there are small sections of concrete and the tarmac banked sweeper.

Jonesy
25-06-2008, 07:15 AM
It's awful quiet out there!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Leading up to one of the best Nationals of the year and you lot have gone all quiet on us!!!!

It it:??????

1. Worried about fuel???

2. Worried about breakages???

3. Worried about a track you have not been too???

4. Worried I may talk about you on the mic this weekend???

5. Or just worried???

:p



Worried at leaving Chester at 3am on saturday morning and staying awake all day!!

strobe
25-06-2008, 07:28 AM
DC. Will you be doing a Raffle this weekend.

DaveG28
25-06-2008, 07:32 AM
WHat tires are most commonly used there? And will there be a shop, I am down to one used set of yellows!!

niggs98
25-06-2008, 07:40 AM
Eeerrrrrr..... changing shitty nappies! :lol:

G

you could use them as amo to fend off DC and other undesireables :woot::woot:

Rossco_4
25-06-2008, 07:55 AM
I'm looking forward to Edenpark....... can't wait to leave the house at 5am on friday morning to drive the 442 miles ..... fuels costs aren't looking too great either - round trip will probably cost about 110:wtf:

but the tracks sounds good, and i'll have local setup guru Dave Church to sort my cars out

Kopite
25-06-2008, 08:03 AM
Worried at leaving Chester at 3am on saturday morning and staying awake all day!!


can you not come on friday dude? (i remember you giving a reason why on sunday, but i can't remember).

we can spoon on friday night if you want?

losixxx
25-06-2008, 08:12 AM
can you not come on friday dude? (i remember you giving a reason why on sunday, but i can't remember).

we can spoon on friday night if you want?


that's the reason he's not coming friday:lol:

GRIFF55
25-06-2008, 08:13 AM
oooooooooo cosy!!:lol:

millzy
25-06-2008, 09:34 AM
Yeah im realy looking forword to my first national of 2008
and Eden park dose sound like a good place to have a one off run for my self.

only issue i have is cells
got none lol

3hr drive shouldnt be to bad, but petrol cost could be an issue, still im sure it will be worth it

Lee
25-06-2008, 09:39 AM
Does anyone have any pics from eden park, the only ones i have seen are ones on the gallery section of the website, if anyone has some that would be cool :D

Gnarly Old Dog
25-06-2008, 11:12 AM
For all you EPR virgins out there - the track is awesome. There are lots of rumours but it is amazing to drive. It has all of the ingredients that make up a real racer's track. It can be driven easily but is tricky to drive fast. It can punish you but it makes up for it with the reward of a sweet smile when you hit the groove.

It is well worth the trip - just think, DC came all the way from America and now won't go back:D

Oh - one last thing. Northy (congrats by the way) but changing your newborn's dirty nappies is the least of your concerns. Come down to EPR and get it wrong and it'll be your nappies that need changing:p:p

and your shock towers....

and your wishbones....

Lee
25-06-2008, 11:19 AM
it'll be your nappies that need changing:p:p

and your shock towers....

and your wishbones....

I think thats what people are worried about, we are going into the unknown :o

ben
25-06-2008, 11:22 AM
3hr drive shouldnt be to bad, but petrol cost is my only issue, still im sure it will be worth it

I thought cells were your only issue? ;):lol:

Northy
25-06-2008, 11:24 AM
I thought fuel costs were insignificant, oooppps, wrong thread :lol:

G

Kopite
25-06-2008, 11:44 AM
only issue i have is cells
but petrol cost is my only issue

LOL!! Are you John Motson in disguise?

Gnarly Old Dog
25-06-2008, 11:45 AM
I think thats what people are worried about, we are going into the unknown :o

I understand what you're saying Lee but it's really no different to any permanent astro type facility. This year has been my first to Kiddie, Oz, Taly and (will be) Stotfold but so far, all have been scary, exciting and ultimately rewarding. EPR will be the same for you 'virgins' I'm sure.

Yes - getting it all wrong at full chat can result in breakages but that's the same anywhere. On the upside, the jumps don't need to be taken flat out - they're some of the easiest jumps I've come across this year so far and the surface, whilst it is harsh on tyres in the dry, does mean that it is easy on cells and motors (low drag).

Though I'm local (ish), I've not driven it very much and to be fair - nor has anyone on recent times cos until last year, it was completely overgrown but TBH, I've had more difficulties with the jumps at Oz and Talywain than I've ever had at EPR - because you can safely bail out of a full commitment jump and only lose a fraction of a second.
Drive with your head and it is very rewarding - throttle jam and it will bite you.

Wraggy
25-06-2008, 12:20 PM
throttle jam and it will bite you.
ha ha , im gonna break something then !!! :woot::woot:

millzy
25-06-2008, 12:21 PM
I thought cells were your only issue? ;):lol:

Yes CELLs are my racing issue lol

Southwell
25-06-2008, 12:26 PM
The other issues can only being sorted out in therapy.

millzy
25-06-2008, 12:32 PM
wraggy, join my game of take out southwell :)

Kopite
25-06-2008, 12:42 PM
ha ha , im gonna break something then !!! :woot::woot:


you will if i'm in your heat :woot:

RLGfx
25-06-2008, 12:45 PM
LOL!! Are you John Motson in disguise?

are you hoping it's a dress you big perv? i know about your feelings for motty... :wtf:

Wraggy
25-06-2008, 12:48 PM
you will if i'm in your heat :woot:
you gonna try and take me out again then Stan !!!! :lol:

Southwell
25-06-2008, 12:53 PM
If he doesn't, i will! :D

Wraggy
25-06-2008, 12:55 PM
If he doesn't, i will! :D
your getting Brave Southwell !!:woot::woot:

millzy
25-06-2008, 12:58 PM
very brave as im guning for a southwell 4DNFs :)

K final call for southwell

Southwell
25-06-2008, 01:05 PM
Behave, 7 :D

Kopite
25-06-2008, 01:08 PM
If he doesn't, i will! :D

Wragg Sandwich?

Southwell
25-06-2008, 01:10 PM
Wragg Sandwich?
No mercy!

Wraggy
25-06-2008, 01:23 PM
Wragg Sandwich?
you 2 wont be able to catch me !! im to fast :lol:

ben
25-06-2008, 01:26 PM
Wraggy if you need a body guard just call me

Lee
25-06-2008, 01:28 PM
Yeah wraggy, ben will look after your knees, any hits above though and your F***ed:lol:

ben
25-06-2008, 01:29 PM
aww come on mannn im not that small. Im at least as tall as his legs. :lol:

millzy
25-06-2008, 01:32 PM
can you look after me as well ben im worried southwell might want to Cross swords in the night

Kopite
25-06-2008, 02:02 PM
can you look after me as well ben im worried southwell might want to Cross swords in the night


dude, you really have a way with words :D

Lee
25-06-2008, 02:04 PM
Is that like face to face spooning :o

millzy
25-06-2008, 02:33 PM
just want to say to every one ive bugged

IVE GOT CELLS!!!! yeah yeah yeah

Now then whos got b44 front hexs for me:):)

dan_kitty
25-06-2008, 04:21 PM
Typical!!!

my cars developed a fault which may stop me from driving this weekend, booked into the garage tomorrow for diagnosis....but what are the chances that they will have the part for the weekend?

dam.. will find out tomorrow

your chances of getting in are increasing mr belsten

Southwell
25-06-2008, 04:29 PM
If it's newish ask for a courtesy car.

dan_kitty
25-06-2008, 04:39 PM
unfortunately not, 2002 car bought in February.

the engine management light has come on and speedo stopped working.

but it puts the engine into some kind of safe mode, wouldnt want to risk driving it like that long distance. will have to see what the fault code reads tomorrow

tyreman
25-06-2008, 05:13 PM
I think thats what people are worried about, we are going into the unknown :o

I don't know what some northern drivers are worried about, it's no harsher than a trip to Bury.

strobe
25-06-2008, 05:39 PM
Dan. What make of car is yours. Most dealerships stock majority of parts. If they don't have the part, they will get it for the next day.

dan_kitty
25-06-2008, 05:44 PM
suzuki jimny, they do deal with suzukis at this garage so fingers crossed

ta

andy05
25-06-2008, 06:13 PM
is it worth me taking a set of front stagger ribs?

and what different surfaces does the track have?
Stan it dosent matter what tyres you run this weekend you'll still do wheely bad:lol::lol::lol::p:p:p

ben
25-06-2008, 06:44 PM
just want to say to every one ive bugged

IVE GOT CELLS!!!! yeah yeah yeah

Now then whos got b44 front hexs for me:):)

i have. Brand spankers. Come see me friday :)

David Church
25-06-2008, 07:06 PM
Hello all, I am glad to see all the chat about EPR National!!!

I am hoping to have some sort of raffle, we are trying to sort out some prizes.

Alot of finishing touches was done today, here are a few pics!!!!

http://www.oople.com/forums/album.php?albumid=73

Hope you like them!!!!!

There is a former super star painting as well, he will be doing the fun run this weekend as well!!!

jim76
25-06-2008, 07:31 PM
looking great DC. can't wait

B-Sting
25-06-2008, 07:44 PM
WOW!! super track DC :):) Bring on the weekend :D:D:p:p

OldTimer
25-06-2008, 07:49 PM
Looks awesome DC :drool:

super__dan
25-06-2008, 07:54 PM
My TOMTOM is trying to take me through the centre of London too :( Can anyone give me a couple of places to go to on the way to force it to take me the best way round the M25? I assume Dartford would be a good start?

OldTimer
25-06-2008, 07:56 PM
My TOMTOM is trying to take me through the centre of London too :( Can anyone give me a couple of places to go to on the way to force it to take me the best way round the M25? I assume Dartford would be a good start?

Same here, i plan on going around the M25 via Dartford and coming off at Jnt 4 then let tomtom recalculate.

super__dan
25-06-2008, 07:56 PM
Actually now I've tried it just putting dartford in as a way point seems to have done it.

MattADH
25-06-2008, 07:58 PM
Try BR6 7AG

MattADH
25-06-2008, 08:05 PM
WHat tires are most commonly used there? And will there be a shop, I am down to one used set of yellows!!


Schumacher tyres wet or dry.

Yellows in the dry and Greens if its wet or damp.

MK Racing will be there both days as they support the track and are our exclusive National vendor...

David Church
25-06-2008, 08:18 PM
Thanks for all the kind comments!!!!

There has been many people working on this track, and thousands of hours have been put in, it will be good to hear what you all think after you come race there!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:thumbsup:

Southwell
25-06-2008, 08:28 PM
Well done guys, really good effort there, looks awesome!

brookie
25-06-2008, 08:38 PM
Thanks to all, DC's pictures have really made Matt's and my day, week, month. Actually 18 month's - of very hard graft, you should see how it was during our first walk round in October 06!

And it's not finished yet, wait 'til tomorrow!

Collective deep breath and let's go for it!

I'm sure DC will take some more pictures and upload for all to see!

Did we mention that a band (sorry forgotten their name, senior moment!) have been arranged to play in the clubhouse on the Saturday evening?

mw02veg
25-06-2008, 09:04 PM
the track is looking amazing :drool:. the astro looks so clean!! that mr moore getting artistic with the white paint? soooooo cant wait to get on the track :thumbsup:. staggered ribs anyone :D

MattADH
25-06-2008, 09:06 PM
Thanks to all, DC's pictures have really made Matt's and my day, week, month. Actually 18 month's - of very hard graft, you should see how it was during our first walk round in October 06!

And it's not finished yet, wait 'til tomorrow!

Collective deep breath and let's go for it!

I'm sure DC will take some more pictures and upload for all to see!

Did we mention that a band (sorry forgotten their name, senior moment!) have been arranged to play in the clubhouse on the Saturday evening?

Dragonfly is the band. Something to do with the teachers from the school. Hope none of them are my old teachers - will be plenty of heckling if there are!!!

Yes hard work is paying dividends now...

Jonesy
25-06-2008, 09:34 PM
can you not come on friday dude? (i remember you giving a reason why on sunday, but i can't remember).

we can spoon on friday night if you want?

We can spoon on Saturday dude, no worries!! I'm coming with the whole family, missus, baby, mum and dad.

We'll me having a few jars I hope during Saturday providing you don't do well which you probably won't.

Jonesy
25-06-2008, 09:41 PM
Thanks to all, DC's pictures have really made Matt's and my day, week, month. Actually 18 month's - of very hard graft, you should see how it was during our first walk round in October 06!

And it's not finished yet, wait 'til tomorrow!

Collective deep breath and let's go for it!

I'm sure DC will take some more pictures and upload for all to see!

Did we mention that a band (sorry forgotten their name, senior moment!) have been arranged to play in the clubhouse on the Saturday evening?


Great work on all aspects guys and we haven't even got there yet!! Track is looking awesome although my view will change after the weekend if I do badly - lol

I'm a bit gutted I'm in a Travel Lodge but needs must with the family nowadays.

Important question time - What time does the bar open?

MattADH
26-06-2008, 06:48 AM
Jonesy - from Midday...

Chris Doughty
26-06-2008, 07:43 AM
MASSIVE effort by the EPR club and the track looks fantastic!!!

I am really excited to be going to a proper perminant racing facility!

I always enjoy these kind of tracks, maybe I will bod out and do crap but its always so satisfying racing on them!

ashleyb4
26-06-2008, 07:45 AM
Great work on all aspects guys and we haven't even got there yet!! Track is looking awesome although my view will change after the weekend if I do badly - lol

And the the wheel wins!!!!!!!!!!!!

......oh no it doesnt. :p:p:p

A

Lee
26-06-2008, 07:51 AM
Top effort by all the track is looking stunning, definately one of the best i have seen in the uk.

I cant wait now, lets just hope it stays dry

Jonesy
26-06-2008, 08:23 AM
Top effort by all the track is looking stunning, definately one of the best i have seen in the uk.

I cant wait now, lets just hope it stays dry


Better than the flat snooring car tracks Lee???

Lee
26-06-2008, 08:33 AM
Just a bit.

It reminds me of an onroad track though with the nicely painted kerbs :woot:

Kopite
26-06-2008, 11:32 AM
Schumacher tyres wet or dry.

Yellows in the dry and Greens if its wet or damp.

MK Racing will be there both days as they support the track and are our exclusive National vendor...


are Ballistics a bit pants on the track?

Southwell
26-06-2008, 11:38 AM
The astro pile is too short for bb's.

Nick Goodall
26-06-2008, 11:58 AM
Gotta say i have never seen EPO look this good - and i raced there a lot in the 90's, even when it was in it's "prime" i don't think it looked this good guys, absolutely remarkable turnaround from the over-grown site it was a couple of years back!!!!

Next up, HRC anyone???? :D

Southwell
26-06-2008, 12:01 PM
Next up, HRC anyone???? :D

Funny you should say that. I emailed the council a few years ago and they said to contact them again after two years if nothing has happened. I would contact them again but i don't know where local backing would come from if we tried to resurrect the track.

millzy
26-06-2008, 12:18 PM
Track dose look very good
not an astro fan my self, but wow from the over grown pics to the finished ones you can see how hard you guys have worked. hope the weather holds out now

super__dan
26-06-2008, 12:40 PM
Currently BBC and Metcheck completely at odd over Sunday weather, both say nice day sat, but BBC is raining Sunday and Metcheck fine all day.

I've always preferred Metcheck :)

Nick Goodall
26-06-2008, 01:07 PM
Currently BBC and Metcheck completely at odd over Sunday weather, both say nice day sat, but BBC is raining Sunday and Metcheck fine all day.

I've always preferred Metcheck :)

Haha that's what i do Dan, check all the forecast sites until i find one that says it's Sunny, then it's a case of "Good, sunny, we'll go with that one!!"

millzy
26-06-2008, 01:08 PM
i dont want my first national wet :(:( bad enought taly was wet/damp

Kopite
26-06-2008, 01:17 PM
to be honest, i've found MetCheck to be far more reliable anyway, so we'll DEFO go with that!!

David Church
26-06-2008, 01:23 PM
I am trackside now, the final touches are being completed as we speak!!!!

I will try and post some pics up when we are finished.

I must say things are looking sweeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeet!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Oh and it's been sunny warm and dry all day:thumbsup:

Lee
26-06-2008, 01:36 PM
DC on the straightaway !!:woot:

Jonesy
26-06-2008, 01:37 PM
Jonesy - from Midday...

Let's hope for 3 seriously bad rounds on saturday then............. :D

Kopite
26-06-2008, 01:50 PM
Let's hope for 3 seriously bad rounds on saturday then............. :D

you up for getting bladdered then?

ben
26-06-2008, 01:50 PM
DC on the straightaway !!:woot:

MCDC up into the third spot :lol:

David Church
26-06-2008, 02:01 PM
DC wins the race to the bar!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:thumbsup:

David Church
26-06-2008, 02:16 PM
DC wins the race to the bar!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:thumbsup:



looks like the bar will be empty of dc vodka in about 20 mins at this rate and its not even saturday yet (niggs on mcdc's pc):woot::p:cry::thumbsup:

David Church
26-06-2008, 02:30 PM
Thanks nathan,

note to self, always log out before letting Nathan use computer:p

Kopite
26-06-2008, 02:40 PM
Thanks nathan,

note to self, always log out before letting Nathan use computer:p


you're lucky he didn't put something like 'I love the cock', like what happened to me at work once :(

Lee
26-06-2008, 02:43 PM
We did that to someone at work once, we used a messenger thing on lotus notes and we started flirting with some bird on one of the lads laptop that he had left unattended. To our amazement he was actually knobbing her. What a coincidence :thumbsup:

Obviously nothing was mentioned to either party :woot:

David Church
26-06-2008, 03:35 PM
We are just finishing trackside for the day, I will try and post some pics in a bit:thumbsup:

MattADH
26-06-2008, 03:55 PM
Get on with some more work you lazy gits...

I will be back to inspect in a couple of hours!

David Church
26-06-2008, 04:10 PM
http://www.oople.com/forums/album.php?albumid=74

Have a look Matt, look what we have done while you were out crusing!!!!!:woot::woot::woot:

millzy
26-06-2008, 04:11 PM
http://www.oople.com/forums/album.php?albumid=74

Have a look Matt, look what we have done while you were out crusing!!!!!:woot::woot::woot:

you put up tents and parked some more cars on the feild ? lol

like the EPR sign on the Rostrum, is that viynl or painted on?

ben
26-06-2008, 04:13 PM
vinyl me thinks

David Church
26-06-2008, 04:14 PM
you put up tents and parked some more cars on the feild ? lol

like the ERP sign on the Rostrum, is that vynal or painted on?


It is vinyl, and you should have heard Mr Brooke swear all day trying to put it up!!!!!

And yes we are already here, set up, ready to go, now wheres the vodka:thumbsup:

ben
26-06-2008, 04:15 PM
And the best rostrum of 2008 goes to........

EPR!!!! :woot:

millzy
26-06-2008, 04:17 PM
It is vinyl, and you should have heard Mr Brooke swear all day trying to put it up!!!!!

And yes we are already here, set up, ready to go, now wheres the vodka:thumbsup:

Yeah i saved it on my desktop and zoomed in. looks nice.
i bet it was a bitch, only problem is vinyl can shrink when it gets hot and then peels off, only from what ive found with road cars.

hope the area under and around the EPR sign dosnt get tagged :(

David Church
26-06-2008, 04:20 PM
Yeah i saved it on my desktop and zoomed in. looks nice.
i bet it was a bitch, only problem is vinyl can shrink when it gets hot and then peels off, only from what ive found with road cars.

hope the area under and around the EPR sign dosnt get tagged :(

All this is true, but will look sweet for this weekend!!!!!:thumbsup:

thinking of doing a raffle to raise money for a new timing system for EPR, first prise is 50 at the bar, good idea or not?????

millzy
26-06-2008, 04:23 PM
All this is true, but will look sweet for this weekend!!!!!:thumbsup:

thinking of doing a raffle to raise money for a new timing system for EPR, first prise is 50 at the bar, good idea or not?????

no avral lavine tickets?
or how ever you spell her name

David Church
26-06-2008, 04:25 PM
No but there is a band on sat night, you could pretend its her!!!

ben
26-06-2008, 04:25 PM
All this is true, but will look sweet for this weekend!!!!!:thumbsup:

thinking of doing a raffle to raise money for a new timing system for EPR, first prise is 50 at the bar, good idea or not?????

Yehh do a raffle. :thumbsup:

Jonesy
26-06-2008, 04:29 PM
DC wins the race to the bar!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:thumbsup:


I wouldn't bet on it on Saturday DC!!!

Stan - always up a drink as you now!

David Church
26-06-2008, 05:05 PM
I wouldn't bet on it on Saturday DC!!!

Stan - always up a drink as you now!

buy loads of tickets for the raffle and when you win we will all race to the bar:woot:

David Church
26-06-2008, 05:17 PM
have a look at this, pidge arrives early at EPR!!!!!http://www.oople.com/forums/album.php?albumid=75

trekkerkk
26-06-2008, 05:27 PM
wow:thumbsup:
ive never seen the track look so good to be honest,
its probbaly the best ive seen it since it was first built,
yes i do remember back that far :thumbsup:lol
cant wait to get there tomorrow and see it for myself,

trekkker

yes i think the raffle is a great idea,
maybe 25 1st prize 2nd 15 and 3rd 5,
just a thought

footey
26-06-2008, 05:31 PM
what time can we get on the feild to put tents up

David Church
26-06-2008, 05:33 PM
what time can we get on the feild to put tents up


Now!!! Haha. But really you can come as early as you like:thumbsup:

footey
26-06-2008, 05:35 PM
cheers dc

Northy
26-06-2008, 06:12 PM
For all the Northerners reading this, just been talking to a mate who used to live in London for a few years. They know the area EPR is in and they told me to set off from Malton (near York) no later than 11am if I didn't want to be parked on the M25 for too long.

Hope that helps a few.

G

mw02veg
26-06-2008, 06:13 PM
u lot all ready setting up??? ahh man i wanna get track side!!!! its worth a couple of drinks dc or a couple of goes on the ps3 :thumbsup: seee u all bout 2ish 2mora how lovley a localish track gonna make the most of it :thumbsup:

David Church
26-06-2008, 06:34 PM
u lot all ready setting up??? ahh man i wanna get track side!!!! its worth a couple of drinks dc or a couple of goes on the ps3 :thumbsup: seee u all bout 2ish 2mora how lovley a localish track gonna make the most of it :thumbsup:


Yes and yes mate!!! Set up track side and drinking:thumbsup:
See you all tomorrow.

GRIFF55
26-06-2008, 07:00 PM
GOOD MAN!!!! track looks amazing, roll on tomorrow:thumbsup: See ya in the noon or maybe night depending on m25:woot:

Wraggy
26-06-2008, 07:45 PM
im coming down sat morning now as im only gonna manage to pick up my new car tomorrow night .:D

David Church
26-06-2008, 07:58 PM
I wouldnt call it rain, yet, but a little moisture is falling now:cry:

David Church
26-06-2008, 08:03 PM
its stopped already:thumbsup:

GRIFF55
26-06-2008, 08:24 PM
im coming down sat morning now as im only gonna manage to pick up my new car tomorrow night .:D

What ya got matey??

David Church
26-06-2008, 08:57 PM
What ya got matey??

He has a new ford fiesta :woot::o:woot:

Racing Snake
26-06-2008, 09:09 PM
Leave at 11am :confused:, us scottish lads are leaving at the wee small hours of 5am (well 4:30am for ross irwin as he's gotta pick me up i hope :thumbsup:)

ALL IN THE NAME OF CAR RACING!!!!!!!!

Question: is it worth it?????

Answer: HEEEEEEEEELLLLLLLLLLLLL YEEEEEEEEEEEESSSSSSSSSSSSS :thumbsup: LMAO

See you guys tomorrow & how many litres of DC Vodka you bringing this time Dave, your not the sole supplier this weekend so at least deek might not drink all yours :o

David Church
26-06-2008, 09:13 PM
sweet mate, see you tomorrow night??? Good luck on the M-25 lol:woot:

Jonesy
26-06-2008, 09:16 PM
Leave at 11am :confused:, us scottish lads are leaving at the wee small hours of 5am (well 4:30am for ross irwin as he's gotta pick me up i hope :thumbsup:)

ALL IN THE NAME OF CAR RACING!!!!!!!!

Question: is it worth it?????

Answer: HEEEEEEEEELLLLLLLLLLLLL YEEEEEEEEEEEESSSSSSSSSSSSS :thumbsup: LMAO

See you guys tomorrow & how many litres of DC Vodka you bringing this time Dave, your not the sole supplier this weekend so at least deek might not drink all yours :o


Good luck for the journey Scottish boys!! I'm assuming you're planning for about 7 hours altogether??? Hope you're not in work on Monday at 6am like me, although I should be back for 11pm on Sunday!

See you all Saturday morning

Track is looking great as well...!!

Racing Snake
26-06-2008, 09:16 PM
lol hopefully it'll be tomorrow afternoon :thumbsup: as long as the traffic behaves itself lol

David Church
26-06-2008, 09:19 PM
its def raining now. But the forecast is good!!!:thumbsup:

Spencer Mulcahy
26-06-2008, 09:46 PM
The track looks fantastic best looking track I will have raced on, realy looking foreward to this now. Get some tickets for Bon Jovi in the raffle they are on at Twickernam only 17 miles away.(I know this as the wife was trying to persuade me to go on the saturday night) Cheers fore the heads up G I am setting off at ten in the morning so I hope it wont be to bad.

WHITTLER555
26-06-2008, 10:25 PM
Which route are you taking Spencer?

Spencer Mulcahy
26-06-2008, 10:34 PM
Alright Damo I am going M66 M60 M6 M1 M25 then from the info from the club not the fastest but it is the shortest.

David Church
27-06-2008, 05:08 AM
Its a lovely bright sunny morning here today after the rain last night.

The track looks amazing!!!!!!!!!!!!! :thumbsup:

MattADH
27-06-2008, 05:40 AM
Hey DC

Can you put the fence panel across please to block off the parking area on the left as you drive in?
You will see it has been left open and just needs linking up with the other two that are in position.

Thanks dude - see you in less than an hour...:yawn: