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  1. Stephen Ducker

    Ford GT40 Anthology Discount To Jan 17th

    If you haven't got your copy of this great new book yet the 45 % discount code ( from the publishers Veloce ) is still active for another 10 days. FESTIVE45 Regards Steve
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    Great to see GT40P/1001 making a rare public appearance at this weekends Goodwood Festival of Speed, as part of the Jacky Ickx tribute. There's coverage via the Goodwood website / youtube. Also the usual TV coverage to come on ITV4 next Wednesday, Thursday & Friday at 9.00pm.
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    Catalina PBY Miss Pick Up

    Wings, Wheels & Keels ? This one has all three! I've only just stumbled on this story from 17th October, so I'd thought I'd share it as there are several pilots & plane fans on here. Miss Pick Up recently suffered a failure to start of the right engine, stranding the plane on Loch Ness...
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    Terry Drury Racing GT40 sold.

    The TDR car built up from spares over the last few years appears to of found a new home. Originally unsold at a Goodwood auction last year, it is now listed as sold for £308,000 at Silverstone Auctions three...
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    Goodwood 78th Members Meeting Now 2021

    This years (78th) Members Meeting which was postponed until later this year will now take place, PROVISIONALLY, on April 10th & 11th 2021.
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    Goodwood 78thMM & Premier Inn

    Just to make you aware. As you know the 2020 Members Meeting is postponed. I've just received an email from Premier Inn this evening. They are allowing you to cancel for a full refund any semi-flex or non-flex bookings up to the end of May. I've just cancelled my M.M weekend stay & also the...
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    Goodwood Revival 2019

    Hi everyone, The full entry / driver list is now published. Regards Steve
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    Alan Mann Racing, Alzheimer's Society Fundraiser

    I hope it's ok to post a 'plug' for this in the paddock, I appreciate there's always someone after your money but this struck a cord with me. Most of us will be familiar with the famous AMR Team. Alan suffered from this horrible disease towards the end of his life. On this Sunday his son...
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    R.I.P Henry Hope-Frost

    Another sad one for our list of absent friends. Henry passed away last week following an accident on his way home from Goodwood. Many of us will of had the pleasure of meeting Henry at Autosport Show, Ford Motor Co, Goodwood etc. His journalism, enthusiasm, & love of all things automotive took...
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    Sir John Whitmore

    Hello, More bad news I'm afraid, John passed away last month. I don't think anyone has mentioned it on here, apologies if they have & I missed it. John, as I'm sure most of you will know, was part of the GT40 story in the early years & as well as testing, raced the early cars, including...
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    New Book Launch 24 April

    Hello, Just a quick reminder that Michael Hipperson is launching his new book this Sunday here in Essex (near Braintree). It's also available to order online, and the proceeds are going to charity. Let Them Stare...
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    Last 'flight' of the Victor

    Hi all, I know this happened back in 2009 but I just stumbled across this interview with the pilot. (The CAA did not investigate or attempt any prosecution, they stated that the aircrafts registration was cancelled & they were not interested...... good show gentlemen) Don't panic ...
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    Battle of Britain Day

    If you can extend your weekend at the Goodwood Revival to Tuesday 15th, ie Battle of Britain Day, you will enjoy this. BoB Flypast There should be views...
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    Tragic Hunter Crash @ Shorham Air Show

    Our thoughts go out to those involved in the incident today where a Hawker Hunter has crashed onto the A27. Seven fatalities & others injured is the latest desperately sad news. Stephen.
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    Dunton VED Show

    Congratulations to Graham Crawley ! Car of the Day winner with his beautifully finished Gulf replica. Regards Steve
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    sainsbury's christmas advert 2014

    Hi All, Strange title for a thread on here, but worth a look ! (I'm sure us in the UK will see it several times over Christmas !) It has just been released to the press & is on youtube. It was filmed near Ipswich in September where there is a permanent replica trench system...
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    Friends at the Revival

    Hi All, I trust we all enjoyed ourselves. The rain finished me & Linda off on Sunday afternoon. We wanted to stay for the prize giving but admitted defeated sometime after 4pm & headed home. In addition to the epic cars, it was nice to meet up & have a chat with friends and enthusiasts from...
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    Real names ? Rule 2

    Hi Everyone, Firstly thanks to Ron & all the moderators that keep this forum going. Rule 2, or to be accurate, the 'interpretation' of said rule has reared its head on a couple of other threads recently. To prevent further confusion, bad feelings etc. should we now clarify rule 2 to state...
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    Alan Mann's Autobiography

    Hi All, The late Alan Manns book, ''Alan Mann, A Life of Chance'' is out this month. Published by Motor Racing Publications Ltd., & written by Alan with Tony Dron. Regards Steve ps £45 retail, under £30 on WH Smiths UK web site (but not in shops)
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    Hello from Essex !

    Hello Ron & everyone, I've been reading this forum for ages & have finally got around to registering. I have been collecting GT40 books, models, paintings etc., for a few decades, so I only lack the car now.............. I work for FoMoCo at Dunton & have been in the GT40 Enthuiasts Club for...