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TRL crowthorne
« on: 05 April 2004, 09:21 »
has anyone been to one of the vw days at the transport research laboratorary in crowthorne??  i just remembered cos i used to do pre 17 driving lessons on the road system there and my instructor said something about it. i think its a sort opf track day/meet thing

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« Reply #1 on: 05 April 2004, 16:42 »
A couple of my mates work at Vanaken there! :)

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« Reply #2 on: 07 April 2004, 23:33 »
thatll be GTi International hehe...its not held there anymore...too many complaints from the neighbours i believe!

All those sexy cars they were jealous! ;D

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« Reply #3 on: 08 April 2004, 08:50 »
and they've built on a lot of the site as I think that was the main reason as well, as ALL events were not welcome anymore not just Inters.
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Re:TRL crowthorne
« Reply #4 on: 08 April 2004, 16:49 »
haha didnt realise that was where inters was. must of been good on that course

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« Reply #5 on: 10 May 2004, 12:02 »
It was good down at Crowthorne (I think it was a better venue IMO). And it was nice and close to me!

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« Reply #6 on: 30 September 2004, 08:26 »
I used to live in bracknell, 5 min drive form there, that was before I had my GTi tho ::) but the amount of times i was at and about and i see loads of beautiful cars 8) One time I was up and about early working on my car and going to get spme parts, I see a few golfs and asked them if i they was lost, they said yep, I was in a black XR2 at the time and I said follow me 8) took them there and one chap bunged me a 5 bob note ;D

I was happy and so were they ;)

Wish i went tho, I have even been to Vanaken a few times and before they was there they was in Bracknell in warfield.

I have even take part in a study in the TRL, drink and drive test but I was on Coke ::), had to drive the sim test car, well funny a rover 214 with a big screen in front of me and do some tests on hand held PC's, took the mron off work and they gave me a ?40 chq :P I did say that i would do some more but I relocated doen to Devon with work.


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« Reply #7 on: 30 September 2004, 13:52 »
I agree TRL was a better vanue for Inters. I've noticed since moving it to Brentwiters that there are alot less foreign visitors which is quite sad in my opinion  :'(  I very much enjoyed the Wroughton (Swindon) one apart from the parking on the field.