World Record Attempt at Brands Hatch

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Tue Jun 05, 2018 12:56 pm

Hi All

Is anyone planning to attend Brands Hatch on the 23rd June to assist in breaking the world record for the largest parade of BMW's? I've got my ticket, £8. There's more information in this months 'Straight Six'. Hope to see some fellow Alpina owners out on the track. :D :D :D
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Tue Jun 05, 2018 1:44 pm

Same date as the Alpina Ace Cafe meeting which is a shame. That’s 50 Alpinas out the running for the Brands Hatch event.
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Tue Jun 05, 2018 5:13 pm

As the previous poster says 50 ALPINA cars will be at the ACE cafe that day, including me.

There is no current record for BMW except one for I think 178 Isetta. I looked into this attempt situation years ago for the BMWCCGB, if Guinness attend and verify it the cost was then 5K, plus expenses for the staff and hotels and travel.

The Club decided then it was not spending the money and I understand same decision this time.

The other way is that the people wanting the attempt verified have to supply a host of information and independent attestations, video and photograph proof, and so on and so forth. Previous attempts have failed the test.

I think that it failed because details if each and every car participating were not recorded and some cars had badges or insignia which were not genuine, ie M power badges, ALPINA roundels and so on and so forth.

Therefore, I hope the organiser has got it all sorted and gets the result.
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Tue Jun 05, 2018 5:27 pm

Would have gone, as Brands is very close.
Ace Cafe for me :D
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Wed Jun 06, 2018 12:34 pm

I'll fly the flag for the brand. Hope I'm not the only one there. looking forward to some classic historical racing. :D :D :D
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1996 E36 328i (Sold)
1994 Mercedes W124 E280 (Sold)
1989 Peugeot 405 Mi16 (Sold)
1986 Ford Fiesta XR2 (Sold). Wished I'd kept it!!
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Wed Jun 06, 2018 1:16 pm

are you at silverstone classic
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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Thu Jun 07, 2018 12:33 pm

NBot going to Silverstone, not my thing. I prefer the small local meets although Brands is not that local. It seems to be the closest event to where i live.
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Lee Agutter
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1996 E36 328i (Sold)
1994 Mercedes W124 E280 (Sold)
1989 Peugeot 405 Mi16 (Sold)
1986 Ford Fiesta XR2 (Sold). Wished I'd kept it!!
1989 Mk1 Fiat Uno Turbo (Rusted away)
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Thu Jun 07, 2018 11:06 pm

On the basis there is no major ALPINA meet (normally Nottingham) this year, only the Silverstone Classic (for which you are too late now anyway to display) and the ACE meet there will be any significance presence.

Your options and the numbers of people with ALPINA will be limited.
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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Wed Jun 27, 2018 1:08 pm

Anyone know how successful this attempt was?
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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Tue Jul 03, 2018 10:02 am

My understanding was this did not meet its target.
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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Thu Jul 05, 2018 8:54 pm

Glad I went to Ace Café
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