Nurburgring Nordschleife on Monday 16th October with Circuit Days

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Post by GreySilver Beast » Tue Oct 10, 2017 6:57 pm

Well the following Members of the RX-8OC are off to Germany on Friday 13th October for 5 Days and then back in the UK on Tuesday 17th October :thumleft:
  • SeanP
  • Toru Watanbe
  • 13Black
  • Pitbull
  • Mpv2k3
  • Test Drives Unlimited


We are all doing Full Open Pitlane Track Day at Nurburgring Nordschleife on Monday 16th October with Circuit Days at a Special Low Price, but to anyone else ie Joe Public have had too pay £549.00 :!:

Plus 5 other friends and 2 cars going on this trip, we are all looking forward to this and will post up Photos upon our return


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Post by ChrisHolmes » Tue Oct 10, 2017 8:11 pm

Have a great time everyone, take plenty of petrol!
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Post by Shagrington » Tue Oct 10, 2017 9:00 pm

:whathesaid: Have fun - and stay safe. :thumleft:
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Post by Harrizone » Wed Oct 11, 2017 9:12 am

Have a great time all. =D> I'm not at all jealous. :^o
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Post by GreySilver Beast » Thu Oct 12, 2017 8:06 pm

Cars ready and packed for our Trip from Friday Morning :thumleft:

Most of us have taken out Track Insurance just in case ranging between £210 to £315 including Armco Cover =D>

Photo's and Video to following in due course :twisted:


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Post by 13Black » Fri Oct 13, 2017 12:32 am

Front and rear discs, front and rear pads, oil, water, brake fluid, tools, 6 spare wheels/tyres, Mazda C coils, Magnecor leads, new set of plugs, 3 belts. Should be enough spares for these unreliable turds right?
Might not even get breakdown cover, live rate on edge like.
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Post by wiggles » Fri Oct 13, 2017 12:41 am

Petrol tanker?
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Post by New Duke » Fri Oct 13, 2017 5:26 am

Have fun!!!! Try to bring every car home ;)

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Post by Jimwil » Fri Oct 13, 2017 7:39 am

Have fun guys and have a safe journey. So jealous right now =D>

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Post by Dan.NJ72 » Fri Oct 13, 2017 9:15 am

I am envious, for sure, although my excuse is that my car isn't running, otherwise I'd be there... :^o

Have a good one guys, I wish to see a great many photos and videos please, thankyou, ta.
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Post by shaboy » Fri Oct 13, 2017 9:26 am

Have a greet trip, possibly the best place I've ever been

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Post by JamieM » Fri Oct 13, 2017 9:35 am

Sounds fun! Really makes me long for the end of my engine break-in period haha, will be worth it in the end though!
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Might not even get breakdown cover, live rate on edge like.
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Post by 13Black » Fri Oct 13, 2017 10:45 am

We bumped into an ex-member of the club who still lurks :D sold their 8 a little while back and lives in France I believe they said.

Paaahahahhaa obligatory fuel stop pic #1

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Post by Mpv2k3 » Wed Oct 18, 2017 1:17 pm

Had Such a great time, the green hell is an amazing track! Nurburg is car heaven, everywhere you drive there are track cars of some sort and the surrounding roads are amazing! :race:

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Post by GreySilver Beast » Wed Oct 18, 2017 6:43 pm

Well what a fantastic time we all had for the 5 Days and all cars came back in one piece =D> =D> =D> =D>

We been organising this Trip since Christmas 2016 when SeanP, Toru Watanbe and Myself each bought a place at a very Special Price of £429.00 each and then at a later date we persuaded Mpv2k3, Pitbull and 13Black to come with us at another Special Price of £449.00 from Chris at Circuit Days, although strictly speaking they should of paid the current price that was £549.00 :shock:

We all went via the Channel Tunnel that cost £113.00 each but was well worth it as only takes up to 40mins to go across the Channel as opposed to going by Ferry and taking at least 2hrs to go across :!:

13Black taking a Nap on route at Lunchtime to Germany :z

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I briefly lost Matt while joining the Brussels Ring Road on the E40 but he soon found me while I doodled along waiting for him to catch up :P

We still had a bit of fun driving back even so and got some interesting looks from the locals in our distinctive cars :lol: and Matt managed to scare a few locals who insisted on tailgating his RX-8 as he shot flames out of the Exhaust Pipes :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

We got to Calais in good time and therefore managed to get the earlier Train at 15.50pm :twisted: and then once back in the UK in Folkestone we Convoyed all the way to the M23 exit before I turned off as he was making for the M3 exit :thumright:

My Total Bill is coming in at £1,250 inc Food,Drink,Fuel,Track Insurance,Track Day,Accommodation,Bottles of Wine and Car Parking :P :P :P :P - 1,011 Miles

So there isn't really much more to say as this was one of the best trips I have ever gone on in connection with any Car Clubs :thumleft:


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Post by GreySilver Beast » Wed Oct 18, 2017 7:06 pm

Nick offered me some Sausage but I declined at the time :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Post by New Duke » Wed Oct 18, 2017 7:20 pm

Crikey guys. What a dream road trip! Glad you had such good weather too. :thumleft: :thumleft:

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Post by casey » Wed Oct 18, 2017 7:37 pm

Good to hear you all had a great time and all drove home safely. You were really lucky with the weather too 8)

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Post by Mpv2k3 » Wed Oct 18, 2017 9:06 pm

Just had a rough tally up of the cost of this trip. This includes food, accommodation, insurance, trackday and tuition.

The grand total is approximately £1340.11
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This consisted of 292litres of fuel :race:

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^ don't forget the fuel getting to and from Germany.
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Post by Ian.Mothersole » Wed Oct 18, 2017 11:07 pm

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Post by Shagrington » Thu Oct 19, 2017 12:14 am

:whathesaid: Nice photos too :thumleft:
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