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Culzean Autoclassica 2008
Sat 23rd Aug 2008 to Sun 24th Aug 2008
organised by Central Scotland

Car Count : 23
 
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The first annual show at Culzean, we had the practice last year... now for the real thing. Mainly a two day Club Event,  please note this Event will very much be a hands on Event, we would like you to participate as much as possible and dress up in the themed period, although entirely optional. We will also be looking for volunteers to do a short stint of marshalling cars to the Arenas on both days.

Cost is £6.00 per Car for the two days, closing date for names and payment Monday 28th July.
Camping availabe cost £10.00pn, again names and payment by 28th July.
ENTRY LIST NOW CLOSED.

www.culzeanautoclassica.com

Thursday 21st August ;
Culzean Autoclassica "Golf Classic".
National Culzean Autoclassica "Turret Run" departures from UK & European destinations.

Friday 22nd August ;
National Culzean Autoclassica "Turret Run" departures from UK & European destinations.
Corporate presentations in the Castle grounds.
Nostalgic demonstration runs at the Old Turnberry Track.
Day Tour.  Ayrshire coast and David Coulthard Museum.
Corporate buffet dinner at the Castle.
Club campsite open.

Saturday 23rd August ;
National Culzean Autoclassica "Turret Run" final departures.
Culzean Autoclassica Official opening ceremony.
HIstoric Rally exhibition stage in the Castle grounds.
Culzean Autoclassica Heritage & Racing car displays.
Club & Single Entrant Displays,
Trade exhibition Village & activity events.
Members Mulsanne Cafe Bar opens.
Culzean Autoclassica Street Concours d'Elegance .
Club Challenge & Soap Box G.P. practice.
Video and Technical presentations - Auditorium.
Culzean Autoclassica Live Music & Fashion show - Visitors centre.
Heritage parades - Castle grounds.
Culzean Autoclassica Car Sale Enclosure & Spare parts and Equipment Auction.
CC&HMSC Culzean Historic Rally "Night Run".
Autoclassica Members & Guests Hog Roast Barbecue & Live Music.
The Culzean Autoclassica Gala Dinner.

Sunday 24th August ;
Culzean Autoclassica Official Guest & Celebrity Introductions.
Club & Single Entrant Displays, Trade exhibition Village & activity events.
HIstoric Rally exhibition stage in the Castle grounds.
Racing and Historic Vehicle Demonstration Runs - Castle grounds.
Heritage & Marque parades - Main arena & grounds.
Members Mulsanne Cafe Bar open.
Culzean Autoclassica International Concours d'Elegance Judging.
Inter Club Team Challenge - Main Arena.
Soap Box G.P.
Interviews - Auditorium.
Culzean Autoclassica buffet lunch - Castle.
Culzean Autoclassica Live Music & Fashion show - Visitors Centre.
Culzean Autoclassica Car Sale Enclosure& Auction of Vehicles / Memorabilia and Auto Art.
Celebrity Challenge - Main Arena.
Best Period costume - Main Arena.
Winners Parade - main Arena.
Award presentations & closing ceremony.

Malin Court Hotel tel 01655 331457 (latest is that the Hotel is full but no harm in trying or put your name down in the event of a cancellation)
B&B PPPN £52.00
DB&B PPPN £65.00 The price is due to go up for next year so this years prices will be frozen and honoured for us with no increase. (Credit card details will be taken when booking, no transaction will proceed until check out)
Mention Mx-5 O.C. when booking.


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24th Aug 2008 18:29 :: nikkidoll
great weather, great day, very bad road in but once we found the club  stand it proved to be a great day out. Thanks to all orgonisers for making it great day. home now nursing sun burn

24th Aug 2008 20:37 :: Robin
What a weekend.Cannot thank Mary & Shaun enough for their most kind hospitality.
Perfect Sunday weather, David's soapbox performance,Club turnout..it goes on.
Prefer to let others report on MX5 Scotland's Olympic Gold Medals count!
Personal highlight was baby sitting "our" gorgeous wee Hannah!

 

24th Aug 2008 21:36 :: David, Heather & Hannah
That was great! We thought it was all over on Saturday when the wheels of Graeme's spectacular MX-4 collapsed, but an amazing overnight effort by Shaun and his team of mechanics got us back on the grid and on top of the podium. Excellent work by the pit crew and support from the crowd.  The rest of the show was pretty good too!  Roll on 2009..

24th Aug 2008 21:56 :: Frank & Janice
What a fun day great fun witha  nice bunch of folk.  Thanks to all who made this possible.

25th Aug 2008 00:18 :: clarky
ace weekend good weather good company great cars great box car race well done to all who made and took part
and a big thanks to all members who made me ,little william and gail welcome
you no we all done well and looked ace

25th Aug 2008 07:39 :: Gordon & Janice
That was a good weekend, thanks to Douglas for all his hard work behind the scenes putting this together.
Great work by all involved in the soap box effort, couldn't believe it when I saw 4 wheels on the wagon on Sunday morning :-)

25th Aug 2008 08:58 :: graham
What a weekend thanks to Douglas and the team for pulling us all together for the show.
Many many thanks from me to the Shaun, Tom and Robin for saving the day and rebuilding the rear wheels. Great driving David and Hannah and helped by the marvellous power pushing from Frank. Whilst it is brilliant to have won, the best bit for me was the overall reaction that the cart created amongst the crowds.Bring on 2009!!!

25th Aug 2008 08:59 :: graham
What a weekend thanks to Douglas and the team for pulling us all together for the show.
Many many thanks from me to the Shaun, Tom and Robin for saving the day and rebuilding the rear wheels. Great driving David and Hannah and helped by the marvellous power pushing from Frank. Whilst it is brilliant to have won, the best bit for me was the overall reaction that the cart created amongst the crowds.Bring on 2009!!!

25th Aug 2008 10:02 :: Rob and Margaret
What a great weekend. Congratulations to David, Graham and all the victorious soap box team.
Many thanks to Douglas not only for organising this club event but for all the work put in to Autoclassica over the past months. The awards say it all.
MX5 Scotland has arrived.

25th Aug 2008 11:29 :: ronnie
Sounds as if it was a fantastic day....great result for our wee club..don't think you can top that. I am just sorry I couldnt be at it.

25th Aug 2008 11:53 :: Joe&Suzy
Well done to all!!..Fantastic result, in the end!..Sorry we couldn't stay longer.. with just get'n back from hols we were both a bit shattered.

25th Aug 2008 12:48 :: alex
I have a few photos and movie clips of the weekend so I’ll bring them to the next pub meeting with the laptop and we can have a giggle….

There will also be professional photos on xpressphoto.co.uk but they are not loaded up yet – they are doing  a few special offers so speak to David Inglis and myself as I think we are going to get a CD between us and we could include more photos to keep it as cheap as possible.

Looking forward to next year already!


25th Aug 2008 15:50 :: Lola
Fantastic day - although I am ever so slightly sunburnt now!  Great weather and, after we got over the slight organisational hitch (Autoclassica folks, not the club) a great day with fantastic folks around.  Looking forward to next year already!

26th Aug 2008 18:56 :: paul janson
Hi, thanks lads for bringing the cart along and competing. All the drivers and carts stayed together and held up. The crowds loved it, and all that is left to say is "we wus robbed" and see you next time. Paul Janson(SKCC)

26th Aug 2008 19:09 :: paul janson
Hi, thanks lads for bringing the cart along and competing. All the drivers and carts stayed together and held up. The crowds loved it, and all that is left to say is "we wus robbed" and see you next time. Paul Janson(SKCC)

26th Aug 2008 19:29 :: paul janson
Hi, thanks lads for bringing the cart along and competing. All the drivers and carts stayed together and held up. The crowds loved it, and all that is left to say is "we wus robbed" and see you next time. Paul Janson(SKCC)

26th Aug 2008 19:31 :: paul janson
don't know how that multiple entry happened. I will keep you in mind if we manage to get a road/hill for another event.

27th Aug 2008 08:54 :: Graham
Hi Paul,
Thanks for a fun event and it was good that we all managed to finish.Thanks for the loan of the 2 shifters. Looking forward to next time, I hope that we can use a longer and steeper track in 2009 which would allow more folks to see the soapboxes at full speed. All the best Graham

27th Aug 2008 13:03 :: David I
Not too much steeper, please! A bit smoother would be nice...

27th Aug 2008 14:40 :: Graham
David, Independent front and rear suspension with reclining seat planned for next year, so fear not Culzean Champion your MX4 will once again lead the way no matter how steep the hill.
Graham

27th Aug 2008 21:32 :: David I
Multi link or double wishbone?  Can't wait!

27th Aug 2008 22:09 :: Robin
Cannot take credit for being actually involved with putting the MX4 on the podium. I stood and watched! But, it was exciting to witness the progress and drink Mary's endless coffee!
David,the more compliance in next year's chassis, the slower you will be.You will be supplied with a gumshield and a rubber ring for afters! 

28th Aug 2008 14:48 :: Lorraine Grant
Sounds like we missed a terrific weekend. Note to self- do not double book next year!
As Rob and Margaret said - MX5 Scotland has indeed arrived. Well done everyone who took part in making it so.

20th Mar 2009 08:59 :: Paul Janson
Hi, \"team rooket\" (the SKCC streamliner? entry at Culzean) have sent away our application forms for the Border Bogie challenge. (borderbogie.co.uk) I thought I would let you know in case you were interested in another run in the MX4. See you some time in the future - Paul

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