BMW CCGB National Festival Gaydon 2018 - will you go?

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BMW CCGB National Festival Gaydon 2018 - will you go?

Post by Norrie » Tue Sep 12, 2017 11:20 pm

I know there were 20 ALPINA cars on display in the ALP section in 2017 and a number of others spread around. However, what will encourage or discourage you from attending in 2018?
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Post by CarlP » Sat Jan 13, 2018 10:20 pm

Went twice a few years agonand to be totally honest, apart from meeting up with Alpina friends and BMW owners and a visit around the museum it was not the most exciting event I had ever been to. At one time you could go around the Jag/Land Rover test track and that was fun but once that was stopped..

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Post by B10BRW » Mon Jan 15, 2018 12:59 am

To be honest Norrie, I am fed up with Gaydon, apart from meeting fellow Alpina enthusiasts the venue holds no interest for me to travel 360 miles.
You can only go around the museum so many times.

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Post by CarlP » Mon Jan 15, 2018 1:11 am

B10BRW wrote:To be honest Norrie, I am fed up with Gaydon, apart from meeting fellow Alpina enthusiasts the venue holds no interest for me to travel 360 miles.
You can only go around the museum so many times.
So it's not just me.. :D
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Post by Norrie » Thu Jan 18, 2018 12:18 pm

I have to say the comments echo my feeling, I do like to catch up with people from the Club and that is the key driver for me.

I have written to the Club and asking for an indication on what will be different that might attract those who have 'done it all before'. We shall see if any response.
E65 B7 4.4 V8 supercharged No 106 (1 of 7 in UK) - purely for pleasure
E 39 523i for winter and track day - leave it anywhere
E92 325i - written off by X5 I was not driving!
E92 335D Twin Turbo - sold to Sytner Alpina
E 60 - 525D new - sold to Cooper BMW
E 60 - 530D new - sold at auction
E 39 - 520i new - sold at auction
E 30 - 316i new Touring - sold at auction

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Post by Norrie » Wed Mar 28, 2018 2:52 pm

it appears there will be limited space at Gaydon 2018 and that priority is being given to those who are club members. I guess if someone wants to go they should get a ticket and display pass for ALPINA as soon as possible.
E65 B7 4.4 V8 supercharged No 106 (1 of 7 in UK) - purely for pleasure
E 39 523i for winter and track day - leave it anywhere
E92 325i - written off by X5 I was not driving!
E92 335D Twin Turbo - sold to Sytner Alpina
E 60 - 525D new - sold to Cooper BMW
E 60 - 530D new - sold at auction
E 39 - 520i new - sold at auction
E 30 - 316i new Touring - sold at auction

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Post by Norrie » Sun May 06, 2018 11:31 pm

I understand that Sytner Nottingham have agreed to attend Gaydon 2018. They were approached by Martyn Goodwin a Club Director from the BMW Car Club GB.
To the best of my knowledge he did not consult with anyone who is normally involved with anything ALPINA, so what is going to be happening there is anyone's guess.
E65 B7 4.4 V8 supercharged No 106 (1 of 7 in UK) - purely for pleasure
E 39 523i for winter and track day - leave it anywhere
E92 325i - written off by X5 I was not driving!
E92 335D Twin Turbo - sold to Sytner Alpina
E 60 - 525D new - sold to Cooper BMW
E 60 - 530D new - sold at auction
E 39 - 520i new - sold at auction
E 30 - 316i new Touring - sold at auction

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Post by Norrie » Tue Jun 05, 2018 9:39 am

Sytner will be showing a B5 Touring, but will have a low key presence, with just a banner.
E65 B7 4.4 V8 supercharged No 106 (1 of 7 in UK) - purely for pleasure
E 39 523i for winter and track day - leave it anywhere
E92 325i - written off by X5 I was not driving!
E92 335D Twin Turbo - sold to Sytner Alpina
E 60 - 525D new - sold to Cooper BMW
E 60 - 530D new - sold at auction
E 39 - 520i new - sold at auction
E 30 - 316i new Touring - sold at auction

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Post by PhillV8S » Mon Jul 23, 2018 8:37 pm

Does anyone know if there Is there going to be an Alpina section here this year?
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Post by D3-No.435 » Tue Jul 24, 2018 8:15 am

I guess there will be. My display tickets arrived and are marked up as ALPINA.
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Post by Norrie » Mon Jul 30, 2018 3:17 pm

I can only suggest anyone wanting to know about Gaydon contacts the BMW Car Club GB directly. I am not attending so have made no enquiries concerning the ALPINA involvement.
E65 B7 4.4 V8 supercharged No 106 (1 of 7 in UK) - purely for pleasure
E 39 523i for winter and track day - leave it anywhere
E92 325i - written off by X5 I was not driving!
E92 335D Twin Turbo - sold to Sytner Alpina
E 60 - 525D new - sold to Cooper BMW
E 60 - 530D new - sold at auction
E 39 - 520i new - sold at auction
E 30 - 316i new Touring - sold at auction

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Post by Jays » Mon Jul 30, 2018 3:38 pm

Hi all not been on for ages
Can I display my b10 3.2 touring that’s for sale,
It does look a minter had all wheels done has brand new tyres
Plus a full paint job
Do I have to join bmw car club??
Cheers jay

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Post by PhillV8S » Mon Jul 30, 2018 3:50 pm

This is where you want to be, maybe call them clarify your situation but I think you will be fine.
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Post by Norrie » Tue Jul 31, 2018 8:54 am

How it normally works is this, if you are a member or a non member and have applied to park in a specific section ie ALPINA, then you will be sent a hanging tag which need to be displayed hanging from the front mirror. You will also get a wristband, both these are checked at the entrance and you would be directed to the display area relating to the hanging tag.

In terms of advertising selling a car you would need to check with the BMW CC GB if this contravenes and entry rules. But I would have though a subtle small for sale and a mobile number would probably go unnoticed by the Club officials.

The Club can also tell you how many people have applied to park in the ALPINA section. I will be interested to know how many turn up.
E65 B7 4.4 V8 supercharged No 106 (1 of 7 in UK) - purely for pleasure
E 39 523i for winter and track day - leave it anywhere
E92 325i - written off by X5 I was not driving!
E92 335D Twin Turbo - sold to Sytner Alpina
E 60 - 525D new - sold to Cooper BMW
E 60 - 530D new - sold at auction
E 39 - 520i new - sold at auction
E 30 - 316i new Touring - sold at auction

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Post by Jays » Wed Aug 01, 2018 12:25 am

Cool thanks for the heads up guys
I will have a go see what happens
Cheers jay

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