Le Mans 2017 – News and updates

December 29th

I have received a few minutes ago a definite yes from Joerg and I have purchased the eTickets for the track entrance as well as the tribune.

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I shall rework the share of the costs for the gite which I have not paid for yet. Not due before May. Updated list below. We are now 8.

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December 29th

Great news. Armin informs me that our friend Harald, who was last in Le Mans 20 years ago, would like to participate.

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I managed to organise a entrance ticket as well as a ticket in the tribune we are all booked in.

There is a possibility that Joerg (Forster) might also come. He almost made his mind up a couple of days ago. It would be his second time. The first time was in 2015 when we went alone him and I.

Anyway a short recap on the participants

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November 7th

Another bit of good news, Armin decided to join us. Not is first time there. I have purchased the entrance and tribune ticket. We are all set.

November 5th

Good news. Acki’s son Georg is also coming. His 1st time. I have already arranged the necessary entrance and tribune tickets as well as a second car parc ticket.

Also I have received by email all the tickets which I have already printed.

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November 3rd

Received the Gite rental agreement confirmation this morning. All is set up. Payment instructions (deposit & final payment) will follow shortly apparently.

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October 29th 2016

Planning has certainly started. In fact it is almost over..

Today I have booked the Gite in Daumeray. Same as last year.

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I have also booked 4 tickets, 1 car parc ticket (the usual parking rouge) and 4 tribute tickets. Tribune T3 ” La Chapelle” which has a large TV screen across the track. I though tit was about time we ere on the other side of the Dunlop bridge.

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The latest participants are as follows:

France

Phil Gaymard               Yes

Christian Cottin           No

JJ Sauvaget                    Yes

Sem Saeland                 No

Gerard Cottin              No

Germany

Klaus Doerffer             Yes

Acki Günther                Yes

Georg  Günther            Yes

Joerg Forster                Yes (29/12)

Joerg Oppermann        No

Thomas Kortmann     No

Heiko Nord                  No

Joerg Naacke.               No

Armin Weiss                Yes

Harald Gruenberg      Yes (29/12)

UK

Chris Bryson                 No

Rob Bryson                    No

Jerry Tracey                  No

Gary Sheldrake.           No

Toby Langley                No

(Ian)                                No

Graham Wright           No

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October 25th 2016

The ticket office for 2017 has opened today for the ACO members (I am a member). It means only 1 thing… Time to start planning next years trip.No sooner said than done, the first emails to the gang and a couple more have gone out.

France Phil, Christian, JJ, Sem (Rookie)

Germany Klaus, Acki, Joerg F, Joerg O, Thomas, Heiko (Rookie), Joerg N

UK Chris, Rob Bryson, Jerry, Gary, Toby, Graham