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50 Years Of The Capri - Historic Brooklands Circuit & Museum

Discussion in 'Upcoming Events' started by 2litreScapri, 5 February 2016.

  1. 2litreScapri

    2litreScapri Registered Capri Power Member

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    So, with all the talk of 50th anniversary events over the week, it is an ideal opportunity to announce the 50th anniversary event at Brooklands. This has been in the pipeline pretty much when the sun set on the 45th event, but it was best to get a lot of background stuff sorted before making announcements.

    The date is set; Sunday 8th September 2019.


    From mine & Calvin's perspective, there was a lot learnt from the 45th event that we can improve upon and there is plenty of scope for improvement. We can definitely make this event bigger & better than before, especially with the boom just in the last couple of years with social media. But it can't be done without you guys, so any suggestions that you may have we will welcome. The 45th was a great success with 218 Capris and over 1000 visitors. Can we make it more? Of course!! All types of models, original, concours, rat & scruffy, all types of engines, Crossflow, Pinto, 24V 2.9, V8, modified, any Capri welcome. Lots more to announce in the next year!

    If Mark also organises the other event we will have a great year to celebrate.
     
  2. Stuinboro

    Stuinboro Registered Capri Power Member

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    The 45th was the firstt time for me at Brooklands Kris and it was a superb event, well organised and well supported. The way you guys chose the cars for the embankment was ultra fair and well received!
    If you can better the 45th then fair play but you'll have your work cut out! :thumbup1:
    2019 is gonna be a fun year!!
     
  3. kez60

    kez60 Registered Capri Power Member

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    Might have to make the trip over as well...
     
  4. MarkW

    MarkW Registered Capri Power Member

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    Count me in, I will be there.
     
  5. mk3laserboy

    mk3laserboy Registered Capri Power Member

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    Fingers crossed our lot will be in attendance! Hopefully me in mine
     
  6. duchy boy

    duchy boy Registered Capri Power Member

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    Can't wait hopefully all the Capri boys and girls from Cornwall will be there :thumbup1:
     
  7. deanozoff

    deanozoff Registered Capri Power Member

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    I love the venue.
    Anyone travelling from up north
     
  8. Daz-RSK

    Daz-RSK Registered Capri Power Member

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    I'll be up for this. Went to both the 40th & 45th. Excellent event chaps.
     
  9. trevster mk 2

    trevster mk 2 Registered Capri Power Member

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  10. 2litreScapri

    2litreScapri Registered Capri Power Member

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    Was at Brooklands for the Autumn breakfast meet, having a wander round and thinking what it will be like in 2019 with all the Capris. So much planning to do!
     
  11. 2litreScapri

    2litreScapri Registered Capri Power Member

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    Brooklands organisation ramping up!
     
  12. trevster mk 2

    trevster mk 2 Registered Capri Power Member

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    bring it on! [​IMG]
     
  13. CapriJake

    CapriJake Registered Capri Power Member

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    As you know. Im down for helping to run it, Marshall extraordinary

    I'm trying to get the 4 cars i care for coming!

    My 2.8
    My 2.0S
    My dads 2.8
    Family friends 280 Turbo Technics (Not been on the road for 20 years)
     
  14. Laser

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    Bringing two !
     
  15. chris249

    chris249 Registered Capri Power Member

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    I'm aiming to have the 1.6LS finished for this!

    Would be great to bring the laser and 2.8 aswell for the complete trio!
     
  16. Mk3 Mags

    Mk3 Mags Registered Capri Power Member

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    Hoping my car will still be running well for this event. Going to be the event of the year for me. So looking forward to seeing you all.
     
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  17. 2litreScapri

    2litreScapri Registered Capri Power Member

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    Of course it will be Mags!
     
  18. Cullyboy

    Cullyboy Registered Capri Power Member

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    I'm keen - coming across from Somerset - would be good to travel in convoy with the Devon and Cornish boys (and girls)
     
  19. trevster mk 2

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    and Wiltshire? :)
     
  20. swilso1958

    swilso1958 Registered Capri Power Member

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    Will be bringing both cars to this one
     
  21. prm77

    prm77 Registered Capri Power Member

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    I’ll be bringing my 280 to this was at the 40th and 45th both excellent events
     
  22. Trophy Blue

    Trophy Blue Registered Capri Power Member

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    Going to be ready for this. Not much left to do on mine. Few bits of wiring and the headache of putting the trim back in.
     
  23. PenelopesMaster

    PenelopesMaster Registered Capri Power Member

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    I'm up for this, will have to get Penelope tarted up ready!
     

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