Monday, 7 July 2008

Super but Wet Weekend

On Sunday I was very lucky to be able to go the British Grand Prix. But my weekend started on the Saturday afternoon when I went to the hotel where the team were staying. I caught the bus from Oxford to Buckingham and found my way to the hotel..The Best Western. Once settled in, I took full advantage of the leisure facilities..lovely pool and then a sauna!!

My husband and the team came back from the track, so we had a few wines in the hotel bar..My friend Roz who's partner works on the team as well, was there..we had a great time. We all then got changed etc and made our way into town...few more wines and then for a meal. We got a taxi home, and prepared for the early morning start and the very long day!!

I was soooo lucky to get a pit pass, and go on the pit walk...this gives the real fans time to look into the front of the garages..amazing.

I had my pass for all day, so I was able to go into the Williams F1 motorhome for hospitality..and come and go as I pleased. Great being looked after, it is normally the other way round. Despite the weather and despite the fact that our team only got 1 was a fantastic weekend.


  1. Thats sounds like a wonderful weekend!. My husband is green with envy!

    We watched Wimbledon, Grand Prix and Tour de France all at the same time yesterday!

  2. Glad you had such a great time - and I envy you the sauna!

  3. Hi you didn;t know what to watch first, or when to turn over, some crucial times in all to watch...I am going to Spa in September.

    Hi WL I don't normally do the sauna but since using Geoffs I try and have a was great.

  4. Sounds like a fun time :)

  5. Hi Anne,
    Well, you had a VIP weekend ! I just know it that it was an unforgetable moment for you.I have never been to an F1 race in France, so I dodn't know much about the races.
    Great shots :)

  6. Sounds like you had a wonderful time! The rain actually let up for a couple of hours here in Paris so we were able to sneak out for a while as well... oh what happened to the hot summers of Paris that everybody warned us about? Maybe my father is right about global cooling after all.

  7. YOU are a lucky girl! The Grand Prix
    Gods were shining down upon you!
    Glad you had fun. Sounds wonderful Anne! Thanks for sharing. I like looking over your shoulder!

  8. Wow! what an awesome experience. I clicked to enlarge the photos and they're great. This weekend is our Tour de Delta (cycling) and there are streets closed off all over for the cyclists. It's a BIG thing here as cyclists from all over come to this event.

  9. What a great day that must have been. I'm not a racing enthusiast but to have been there, like that, must have been very exciting.Lucky you!

  10. My kind of fun! But we are Moto GP fans, bike racing! Lucky enough to be near Scarborough race circuit! Have met most of the riders. Awesome.


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