13/07/2007

MY EBI

My personal EBI!

The first European Bug In came and went! It took me a while to think about it and find out what really happened!

I think that most people expected a lot more but did forget that the bad weather on friday and saturday brought everybody down! It would have helped if there would have been a nice tent where you could have come together to chat, drink and eat! There was no such thing!

The food and toilet thing was discussed enough on various forums so I don´t want to roll it up again!

I´m sure that the guys behind the EBI will do much better next year!

 

It is always nice to meet friends from all over the planet and for myself this is more important than an autograph hour or a photoshooting with some oldtimers that put BRM´s on a 5year old car back in 1972! That those heroes showed up at the 1st EBI is cool but shouldn´t cause drag racers that brought their cars hundreds and thousands of kilometres to the Bug In to wait until it rains to push their rides back into the pits!

The girls and boys who raced and put all their cash into their cars prior to Bug In are the reason why something like that works out so good! Those people are the real heroes of the EBI!

Let´s not forget the numberous cars down in the show and shine, cal look display and slalom area that got totally lost and most visitors didn´t even know that there was more going on that just racing on a quater of a mile!

I guess a lot of VW owners went home disappointed because the part of the programm they brought their cars for never happened or the amount of trophies sponsored was too little! I feel sad for these people but again I think this part will be much better at EBI No.2 in 2008!

Thanks to the organizers for this nice show and I´m sure you all learnt what big amount of effort is involved to put it together! You got my respect!

See you in 2008!

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We had a 750km drive to Chimay and took plenty of parts with us! Sadly enough we couldn´t make the STRIPPER drive!

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I was impressed from the quantity of new and old racecars showing up!

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After setting up our stand on thursday the sundown made us forget the long drive !
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What money can buy!

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What a lot less money can do!

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Don´s tongue!

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Pal Rui´s split! One of my all time favourites!

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Our castle!

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The OUTLAWS arrived in style!

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Two dinosaurs of the german trader scene! Talking to each other after years and still smiling!

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Peter talking to Jesus Ian.

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Nice site!

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US of A against the land of the rising sun!

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The PREZ and his PORNDOOR!

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Austrian porno-sleeper-split! Very cool and very different!

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The man at the counter! Can you see the $-signs in his eyes!

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Top chopping a type3 Ghia is not to everybodies taste! At least it´s different!

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Two cars from back in the day when chopped roofs where king! We did 2 in 1990, wich was early for Germany but these beetles are survivors from the 70´s/ 80´s!

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The faster italian sports car!

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All the way from Japan just to be towed on the back of a belgian flatbed!

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Most of the faster cars had traction problems because of cold air and poor track ,while...

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Helge O. had problems controlling is excitement bumps!

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Ivan and Mirko "the vice president" are checking XXX-material on Mirko´s camera while the guy in the background is waiting for one of Ivan´s "faces"!

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Here you go!

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Burn Out King

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and brother...!

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I heard that Joe loosened a throttle cable at a Fiat that his wife wouldn´t win........! :-)

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Pete says: "This car fits like an Armani suit!"

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That´s the way to go! Do it different but in style...! Bye EBI!

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