Save Brighton Speed Trials!

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  1. st13phil

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    Picked this up from another forum. Please act if you value motorsport!

    You will need to register with the Brighton & Hove website to sign the petition, but that only takes seconds.
     
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    Just signed, now 3656 on the petition!
     
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    Our Nick Froome has in past years photographed this event. The legendary Jim Tiller in his Allard are an absolute highlight.

    Bolide
     
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    Besides being the proverbial jobsworths, why does the council want to stop this event?
     
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    A clue about the council - which is the only political party officially named after a colour?
     
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    Oh dear.

    I'll try and spread the word to help defeat the crusties.
     
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    They will no doubt attempt to justify their stance on the basis of the tragic incident involving a competitor in 2012. The reality, of course, is that the crimplene trousered yoghurt knitters loathe and detest the notion of anyone gaining gratification by driving fast.
     
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    I hope they don't succeed If they do then someone should organise an annual All Car Forum Meet / gas guzzler meet there where the idea is to drive along the seafront in a massive convoy revving big gas guzzling or highly tuned engines, meet in a car park to continue same preferably over a whole weekend. I for one would attend
    They took the powerboats off windermere They have no tolerance , they will not be happy till everyone is riding a bike. There is no respect for other peoples likes or enjoyment, other people must do or follow what they say pretty much like the Nazis, similar approach (no Tolerance ) , different agenda :dk:
     
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    Not really like the Nazis are they.
     
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    Have 5.5 V8 will travel :)

    Edit 4182 now.
     
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    I may have overreacted a bit :eek: What I really object to is the non tolerance vis; .
    Argument A I want to save the environment so I will not run a car and will not use a plane to go abroad therefore I will support anything necessary to achieve that objective , Bans , Punitive taxes , I will also try and stop people who enjoy these things from their enjoyment of them etc
    Argument B I am a petrolhead I like big engines and car events I like to go on Holiday Abroad. I know some people object to this and have a different way of life I respect that point of view and choice They are entitled to it if they want to live that way I am not going to stop them .

    we the petrolheads ,I would say the more tolerant, are the evil ones ?
     
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    Pink? :dk:
     
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    Argument C I am a petrolhead I like big engines and car events I balance this by having not been on a Holiday Abroad for 25 years.
     
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    As a Brighton resident I think these events should be encouraged. Brighton is a tourist destination and as such needs to host tourist events.

    It's a no-brainer really :doh:
     
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    It is Brighton after all.
     
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    It must be a great earner for the local businesses, shops, guesthouses etc.

    What a monumental c0ckup it would be to cancel such a traditional event:mad:
     
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    What does the tourist board have to say?
     
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    st13phil………….."crimplene trousered yoghurt knitters"

    Priceless. Made me guffaw, that did.
     
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