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Bentley Drivers Club 2016 – Silverstone

In All Events, Bentley Drivers Club, Race Meets by team@graphite.grease

August again. That means holiday season, height of summer time and for us the Bentley Drivers Club Silverstone meeting. This year I’m being brave and making the journey in the Land Rover which makes the longest trip the car will have done since I’ve owned it. Why I should allow myself to get so worked up about this I don’t know, 150 miles from Somerset to Silverstone race circuit near Banbury isn’t such a big leap and I should trust my own workmanship enough to drive the car that distance. So we burble semi-cross-country to avoid the motorway as much …

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Le Mans 24 Hours

In All Events, Race Meets by team@graphite.grease

I’m sure you’ve done the same…. That journey, trip or weekend that you talk about for years but never go through with, never quite get round to organising. The Le Mans 24 Hours was that trip for me until this year! My Uncle and Cousin (his son) make a bi annual pilgrimage to one of the oldest and most legendary motor races of all time that is Le Mans 24 Hours and this year my Dad and I were invited to join them. I was informed via a very excited phone call from my Dad which essentially stated that he …

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Bentley Drivers Club 2015 – Silverstone

In All Events, Bentley Drivers Club, Race Meets by team@graphite.grease2 Comments

  I always think that this event should be in black and white, the mixture of vintage racing and (weather permitting) families picnicking on rugs is such a glimpse of previous years that you can almost hear the wind-up gramophone! This year we’re only up during the Saturday so unfortunately no late Friday night social the day before. It does mean however that the picnic is up and running by the time we arrive and it’s the usual delicious mix of sweet and savoury produced by our ladies and girlies. Well you can’t watch weekend racing without antipasti, pies, quiche, …