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Old 15-06-2005   #1
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Well i figured after getting a couple of replies already on this subject, it was worth starting a thread now.
There is no definate plan as yet, it's just a possibility and this thread is to discuss all the options we have, so any info on the subject is very welcome.

As it is, it's been established that next year (2006) will be too soon for some of us so the suggested plan so far is a FF convoy via the Euro Tunnel for the 2007 Monaco GP.

What we need are suggestions as to where we should stay etc and who are the possible runners
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What do you mean possible runners?

I'm up for it definatly, and am prepared to spend time to help organise it, so lets see where this leads.
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Sounds good, a little short notice though

I don't know what my financial position will be at that time, but i will watch this thread closely.
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Re: FF Monaco F1 GP trip

Nice one Alex

Over the next few weeks we should all gather as much info as we can about it, because the sooner we can actually get something sorted then the more people we can get in on it. If we give everyone enough notice on this, it's gonna make it a bigger possiblity..

I am also well up for this so I'm gonna say i'm definately in.
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Re: FF Monaco F1 GP trip

Agreed. I'll pm you my contact details later... In the mean time. I'll find out where monaco is

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EDIT: Any moderators... perhaps make this a sticky?

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Re: FF Monaco F1 GP trip

Well i tried to find out the distance from Calais to Monte-carlo but Yahoo was useless for me. Looking at the map, it looks like it must be around 600 miles ?

Anyone know where the Euro tunnel comes out in france ?
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Use www.mappy.com It's the best international route planner in my experience.
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Use www.mappy.com It's the best international route planner in my experience.
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Re: FF Monaco F1 GP trip

Quote Originally Posted by KoArAnG

Anyone know where the Euro tunnel comes out in france ?
Kent to calais?
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Re: FF Monaco F1 GP trip

We should also look at the cost. I don't mean to put a dampener on things but Monaco is very expensive plus you'd have to book in advance wouldn't you? But I'd be well up for it.
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Re: FF Monaco F1 GP trip

Just had a look at the map. its over 68cm from paris to monte-carlo (68*10=680km) as the crow flies. and there is no direct rout. Its a long way, almost a years motoring for most people... An oportunity not to miss.
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Re: FF Monaco F1 GP trip

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We should also look at the cost. I don't mean to put a dampener on things but Monaco is very expensive plus you'd have to book in advance wouldn't you? But I'd be well up for it.
This is why were planning a few years ahead, it aint going to be cheap and people are going to have to save their pennies to do it.
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Re: FF Monaco F1 GP trip

Quote Originally Posted by KoArAnG
Well i tried to find out the distance from Calais to Monte-carlo but Yahoo was useless for me. Looking at the map, it looks like it must be around 600 miles ?

Anyone know where the Euro tunnel comes out in france ?
I thought the euro tunnel comes out at paris? You can get on at Ashford
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Re: FF Monaco F1 GP trip

Quote Originally Posted by bennyboy
We should also look at the cost. I don't mean to put a dampener on things but Monaco is very expensive plus you'd have to book in advance wouldn't you? But I'd be well up for it.
Nice one Ben I was waiting for you to come on

Well according to Mappy, it's 777 miles from Calais, so quite a few miles of travelling and there are a number of toll roads totalling 87 EUR and thats not including the Channel tunnel.

Bens right about Monaco being expensive too, so we will need to seriously think about where we should stay or if some of us will be going our seperate ways once we arrive etc.
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Re: FF Monaco F1 GP trip

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Just had a look at the map. its over 68cm from paris to monte-carlo (68*10=6800km) as the crow flies. and there is no direct rout. Its a long way, almost a years motoring for most people... An oportunity not to miss.
I think you got the scale wrong 955 kms
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