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  • in reply to: 2020 Spa Classic Trip #1661
    soaringace
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    As. expected the Spa Classic has today been cancelled for 2020, which is the right decision in the circumstances. So our SP250 group trip is off but we aim to be back in 2021.

    in reply to: 2020 Spa Classic Trip #1612
    soaringace
    Participant

    Our club entry for the Spa Classic has been acknowledged and we have 9 SP250s, 1 V8 250 saloon and 1 DB18.

    Should be a good trip.

    in reply to: Wire Wheel and Tyre Advice #1568
    soaringace
    Participant

    I would echo Stewart’s advice above.

    The other option to consider for tyres is Blockley
    https://www.blockleytyre.com/product/185vr15

    They used to supply these ready fitted to MWS wires at a discount – not sure if they still do, but may be worth checking.

    Alan

    in reply to: 2020 SP250 Calendar #1552
    soaringace
    Participant

    Thanks to everyone who bought a 2020 calendar to support the cause. Have just totted up the figures, and it has produced a profit of £590 this time, which I am delighted with. This will be split between the pasSPort fund (80%) and the SP250 website (20%), so I will be contacting Laurence Jones, Glyn Overy and Stewart Amos to pass on the good news!

    I do have a handful of desk calendars left if anyone wants one of the final ones.

    Alan

    in reply to: 2020 Spa Classic Trip #1534
    soaringace
    Participant

    Will shortly be confirming numbers for the Spa trip, so if anyone else is interested who hasn’t yet told me, please get in touch to confirm.

    Thanks

    in reply to: 2020 SP250 Calendar #1488
    soaringace
    Participant

    Stocks of the 2020 SP250 calendars are now getting low, so if you want one, let me know quickly!

    Still time to get it before Christmas if you act now!

    Festive greetings.

    Alan

    in reply to: 2020 SP250 Calendar #1435
    soaringace
    Participant

    It’s all systems go for the calendars now!

    I am ready to deal with any calendar orders by post. You can pay by credit / debit card or PayPal by using the PayPal button on the pasSPort page of the website. Please leave your details including shipping address by using the contact page of the website.

    The prices are the same as last year – wall calendars are £11 and the desk versions £12. The photos are different on each version.

    Postage is as follows
    UK £1.50 for one calendar or £1.97 for two
    Europe £4.00 / £4.60
    USA & Canada £5.00 / £6.80
    Australia & New Zealand £5.30 / £7.20

    I would prefer a PayPal account credit using the PayPal button on the pasSPort page, or you can send a cheque to me at 40 Brentwood Place, Brentwood, Essex, CM15 9DN, UK.

    If you want to pay by direct bank credit, I can confirm the details.

    Can you also confirm the address for postage please

    All profits will go to the pasSPort fund and the SP250 website costs, through Laurence Jones & Glyn Overy, who support this. If you want to round up your payment to make a small (or large!) donation to pasSPort, I will ensure that this gets passed on.

    They have been printed again by Lavenham Press and the general opinion is that the quality is excellent (& the photos are pretty good too!!). Thanks to everyone who submitted photos for consideration for this year’s calendars.

    I am away for a few days so orders will probably not be sent until week commencing Monday 25/11, but will be sent out first class.

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    in reply to: 2020 SP250 Calendar #1399
    soaringace
    Participant

    Don’t forget to call in to see the friendly faces on the SP250 stand at the NEC Classic Motor Show, and pick up your 2020 calendars as well.

    Alan

    in reply to: 2020 SP250 Calendar #1375
    soaringace
    Participant

    The 2020 SP250 calendars will be back from the printers in the next few days, and your first chance to buy one will be at the NEC Classic Motor Show from Friday 8th to Sunday 10th November. There will be a special show price (and no postage costs!) if you pick up one from there.

    After the show, I will start postal orders at £11 for the wall calendars or £12 for the desk versions. Postage costs will be confirmed later and more details to follow.

    Alan

    in reply to: 2020 Spa Classic Trip #1269
    soaringace
    Participant

    These dates have now been confirmed although there are not yet full event details.

    I have emailed those who I think are interested in the trip, but would welcome any other potential owners.

    Alan

    in reply to: Frankie’s Classic Car Fest @ Dunton Sunday 1st September #1255
    soaringace
    Participant

    Thanks to all of volunteers and helpers for the show last Sunday, especially the Essex SP team who, as usual, were magnificent!!

    We almost closed the roads around Dunton with all of the visitors and the Capri 50th Birthday Display was undoubtedly a big attraction. Hundreds of cars, thousands of visitors and some great food and music made up an unforgettable day.

    And what’s more we raised a record amount of over £33,000 (plus more to come in) for Saint Francis Hospice, which they are understandably delighted with.

    Alan

    in reply to: Frankie’s Classic Car Fest @ Dunton Sunday 1st September #1233
    soaringace
    Participant

    This will be an amazing day with over 650 cars booked in to display, including 254 Ford Capris – that will be quite a sight on the Dunton Test Track, and is probably the biggest Capri event anywhere in its 50th anniversary year.

    As usual the Essex SP group have come up trumps and are providing great support with marshalling and judging.

    Our display areas are now fully booked but anyone can come along on the day for £5 per head to enjoy the day.

    soaringace
    Participant

    Just 3 weeks to go before advance booking closes, so get in now if you want to join us.

    So far we have over 350 cars entered including over 150 Capris and it’s increasing every day!

    Alan

    in reply to: Spa Classic SP250 Trip 2019 #956
    soaringace
    Participant

    Apologies as the final link from the previous post is corrupted – hopefully this one will work,

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=k4hnOi9cAaQ&t=13s

    Alan

    in reply to: Spa Classic SP250 Trip 2019 #946
    soaringace
    Participant

    Some video clips from the Spa Classic trip, uploaded these to YouTube

    First track lap on the Saturday, cut short by red flag due to some stupid Corvette drivers
    https://youtu.be/XIAXxobsC1o

    Second track lap on the Saturday, cut short at end of lap by another incident
    https://youtu.be/nwGnxG7xwAw

    SP250 parade lap from the rear of the pack
    https://youtu.be/

    Alan

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