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Saturday 30th August
Castell Combe Race Circuit
Part of the Bristol Pegasus Castle Combe Track Day.

Fancy a day out and make someones day at this FREE to enter event?

Hope to get as many SAABs (modern & classic) there a possible.

FREE entry and parking in a designated SAAB only area.

Lunchtime drive (optional) around the track for those SAAB owners who would like to try the circuit, but not at racing speed.

The opportunity to watch track cars on circuit.

SAAB car boot sale. If it fits in your boot, bring your unwanted spares to sell or swop. Traders can contact the organiser direct should they wish to attend.

Try your skills on the slalom course.

Finally, I have confession to make.

There is an ulterior motive to getting as many SAABs to this event as possible. Many of the older SAAB owners may remember Mark aka Parish.  Now Parish is a true SAAB enthusiast having been to SAAB events both here and abroad on a number of occasions.

Parish was diagnosed with terminal cancer back in May.


Although he is undergoing treatment, the prognosis is not good, with only a few months at best. Because of eh illness Parish has had to sell his 'beloved SAAB 9.3' (his wife Karens words) yet he is still mobile, care of a wheelchair.

I know he is looking forward what may be his last big SAAB event and I am asking as many SAAB owners as possible to join us on the day and make it a great memory both for Parish and his wife, Karen.

I did contact his wife to ask if it was OK and got this reply 'Mark is very touched and things it's a lovely idea '

Thanks and hope you can be part of the day.

1. David & Anne (99T & 9K)
2. Chris (Zaphod) & Doreen - 9-5 Estate
3. TitanUK
4. Tony (99TURBOMAN) (Viggen & 9.5 Aero)
5. Phil (SaabNut)
6. Simon
7. Steve
8. Parish & Karen
9. Chris Redmond (Redders)
10. Jonathan and Jane (Dragon Saab)
11. Phil Rivers (Dragon Saab)
12. Jules (but with 3yr old in tow, so no track time this time)
13. Steve Andrews (Brusselsfan) in Blanche(MBZ SL 500) or Mr WU (SAAB 9-3)
14. 2V4 (Nev, 9-3) and [brother] Gav, Corrado.
15. Elli (doing my best to be there work permitting - will be there)
16. Howard (Sonett MkIII)
17. Frank, possibly Phyllis
18. Chris (transit80)
19. Alan and Rose - something Saab
20. Howard Webb - garage depending
21. Martin Lyons
22. Dr Oz

If you would like to add your name see the link below. Registration has been lifted on this occasion, so you can simply post.
http://gwsforum.proboards.com/thread/1894/saturday-30th-august-2014-interesting?page=3
« Last Edit: 15 August 2014, 12:05:12 PM by David »

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Re: SAABs at Castle Combe & helping a fellow SAABer - 30th August
« Reply #1 on: 19 August 2014, 02:43:34 PM »
1. David & Anne (99T & 9K)
2. Chris (Zaphod) & Doreen 9-5 estate
3. TitanUK
4. Tony (99TURBOMAN) (Viggen & 9.5 Aero)
5. Phil (SaabNut)
6. Simon
7. Steve
8. Parish & Karen
9. Chris Redmond (Redders)
10. Jonathan and Jane (Dragon Saab)
11. Phil Rivers (Dragon Saab)
12. Jules (but with 3yr old in tow, so no track time this time)
13. Steve Andrews (Brusselsfan) in Blanche(MBZ SL 500) or Mr WU (SAAB 9-3)
14. 2V4 (Nev, 9-3) and [brother] Gav, Corrado.
15. Elli
16. Howard (Sonett MkIII)
17. Frank, possibly Phyllis
18. Chris (transit80)
19. Alan and Rose - something Saab
20. Howard Webb - garage depending
21. Dr Os, (T9 man) - (I have a previous charitable engagement but should be able to make this)
22. Martin Lyons (Dragon Saab)
23. Martyn English (also on saab nuts)
24. Goldmembers (Jamie & Sam)
25. Paul (pzg) - 9-3 convertible
26. Fubes & Jo (900 & Viggen)
27. John Daggett - 9-5 Aero
28. DrGrimm - 9-5 and 9-3SS Aero
29. Jeffthechef - 93 trackcar (if I can get a run on reserve list)
30. Andy R
31. Stu B


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Re: SAABs at Castle Combe & helping a fellow SAABer - 30th August
« Reply #2 on: 22 August 2014, 02:39:55 PM »
1. David & Anne (99T & 9K)
2. Chris (Zaphod) & Doreen 9-5 estate
3. TitanUK
4. Tony (99TURBOMAN) (Viggen & 9.5 Aero)
5. Phil (SaabNut)
6. Simon
7. Steve
8. Parish & Karen
9. Chris Redmond (Redders)
10. Jonathan and Jane (Dragon Saab)
11. Phil Rivers (Dragon Saab)
12. Jules (but with 3yr old in tow, so no track time this time)
13. Steve Andrews (Brusselsfan) in Blanche(MBZ SL 500) or Mr WU (SAAB 9-3)
14. 2V4 (Nev, 9-3) and [brother] Gav, Corrado.
15. Elli
16. Howard (Sonett MkIII)
17. Frank, possibly Phyllis
18. Chris (transit80)
19. Alan and Rose - something Saab
20. Howard Webb - garage depending
21. Dr Os, (T9 man) - (I have a previous charitable engagement but should be able to make this)
22. Martin Lyons (Dragon Saab)
23. Martyn English (also on saab nuts)
24. Goldmembers (Jamie & Sam)
25. Paul (pzg) - 9-3 convertible
26. Fubes & Jo (900 & Viggen)
27. John Daggett - 9-5 Aero
28. DrGrimm - 9-5 and 9-3SS Aero
29. Jeffthechef - 93 trackcar (if I can get a run on reserve list)
30. Andy R
31. Stu B
32. Ryan
33. Brookenstein - 9.3 convertible

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Re: SAABs at Castle Combe & helping a fellow SAABer - 30th August
« Reply #3 on: 29 August 2014, 10:10:49 AM »
OK folks, probably the last update and a recap on what is happening on the day.

ADMISSION TO THE CIRCUIT FOR SPECTATORS ON THE DAY IS FREE WHETHER YOU ARE DISPLAYING A CAR OR NOT.
Dedicated SAAB parking from 9.30.
SAAB spares or swop day. If it fits in your car bring it along. No trailers please.
SAAB only parade lap at 12 noon sharp. A FREE opportunity to drive the circuit as a leisurely pace with your fellow SAAB owners.
Hot Rod show
GT86 Owners Club display
BRZ Owners Club display
Avenue Car Club display
Bristol Pegasus Club display
Show Cars
Track Cars
All spectator areas open for the track racing
Hot meals and snacks available in the restaurant throughout the day.

Weather forecast for Saturday: Light cloud, no rain, around 18 degrees. 8)

Finally can I add a word of thanks to everyone on the list and those who have posted words of support for Mark aka Parish at this very difficult time for him and his family. I know both he and his wife Karen are very much looking forward to the day and I am sure with the help of you all it will be a memory we can all share.

Now can we make the listing a nice round 50+ :wink:


1. David & Anne (99T & 9K)
2. Chris (Zaphod) & Doreen 9-5 estate
3. TitanUK
4. Tony and Julie (99TURBOMAN) (Viggen & 9.5 Aero)
5. Phil (SaabNut)
6. Simon
7. Steve
8. Parish & Karen
9. Chris Redmond (Redders)
10. Jonathan and Jane (Dragon Saab)
11. Phil Rivers (Dragon Saab)
12. Jules (but with 3yr old in tow, so no track time this time)
13. Steve Andrews (Brusselsfan) in Blanche(MBZ SL 500) or Mr WU (SAAB 9-3)
14. 2V4 (Nev, 9-3) and [brother] Gav, Corrado.
15. Elli
16. Howard (Sonett MkIII)
17. Frank, possibly Phyllis
18. Chris (transit80)
19. Alan and Rose - something Saab
20. Howard Webb - garage depending
21. Dr Os, (T9 man) - (I have a previous charitable engagement but should be able to make this)
22. Martin Lyons (Dragon Saab)
23. Martyn English (also on saab nuts)
24. Goldmembers (Jamie & Sam)
25. Paul (pzg) - 9-3 convertible
26. Fubes & Jo (900 & Viggen)
27. John Daggett - 9-5 Aero
28. DrGrimm - 9-5 and 9-3SS Aero
29. Jeffthechef - 93 track car (if I can get a run on reserve list)
30. Andy R
31. Stu B
32. Ryan
33. Brookenstein - 9.3 convertible aka Fiat 500 front re-modeller
34. Agey 1999 9-3 aero convertible
35. Nev - 2001 9-3 Aero Convertible
36. Rob & Carol
37.Joanne Jenkins - 900T16S
38. Broomy 72 and Liz
39. Stew
40. Andrew
41. Matthew (Saab 9-5 Aero Hirsch)
42. Martin JamSAAB
43. Martin Essex
44. Tom - 1991 900
45. Steve GPS - 9000 CSE
46. Gavin (legavroche)
47. Alex Harvey - OG 9-3 Aero
48. Mervbhx