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Old 05-26-2016, 02:07 PM   #31
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When I was stationed there in the Army from 85-88, I used to love watching these things roll their headlights into the "attack position" and watch the little minnows scurry over to the right hand lane when we were on tactical road marches.
A lot has changed since ’85 –’88!
Traffic is so dense that you may be disappointed
Anyway, you can use attached map to find out speed limit on German highway.
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Old 05-27-2016, 03:18 AM   #32
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A lot has changed since ’85 –’88!
Traffic is so dense that you may be disappointed
Anyway, you can use attached map to find out speed limit on German highway.

That's sad to hear...

All the trucks and slow vehicles stayed in the right hand lane.

If you wanted to be in the left lane you had better be doing 120+ or some Merc, BMW, or Porsche was going to be right up your tail!

Very fond memories of watching those cars blast by.

I'm sure you remember those days...
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Old 05-27-2016, 07:27 AM   #33
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So looking at the map, all blue roads are unlimited speed?
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Old 05-27-2016, 08:54 AM   #34
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So looking at the map, all blue roads are unlimited speed?
Yes, sold blue is unlimited and dotted is variable with possibility of being unlimited. In non solid blue there are digital signs which tell what is allowed at the time. It can change from practically zero to 130kph and in best case to unlimited. Only problem is that all map versions I have see have been several years old. Lots has changed and map might not be exacly accurate anymore.

Best chances for long unlimited sections with light traffic are probably in north east. I would bet A20 from Lybeck to Polish border is place to go. Problem with it is same as reason why its the best. Its in middle of nowhere and as far from everything interesting as is possible to be in Germany. A20 is only two lanes to each direction but most of it is straight and area is very flat. This gives some idea whats its like.


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Old 05-27-2016, 12:02 PM   #35
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and this is what it looks & sounds like when your in the "other" car (sound up-watch the short, entire video)
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Old 05-27-2016, 12:07 PM   #36
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Car was doing 90 so that Corvette was really "Low Flying"

It would be really great if the driving public here in the States could learn lane discipline like that.
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Old 05-28-2016, 04:36 AM   #37
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That's sad to hear...

All the trucks and slow vehicles stayed in the right hand lane.

If you wanted to be in the left lane you had better be doing 120+ or some Merc, BMW, or Porsche was going to be right up your tail!

Very fond memories of watching those cars blast by.

I'm sure you remember those days...
I was here in the early 80s and back this time for 4 years now. There's still plenty of road to get your ya yas out. But if you wreck over 130 kmh (80 mph) you own it.

Flashing lights, flipping people off, etc. are aggressive driving with heavy fines - so people generally play nice in the sand box.

imo what makes it all work is absolutely, positively, you cannot pass on the right. Period. So it forces people to get out of the left lane.

Although DocMirror posted his thoughts a couple months ago, here's a current example of what he was talking about: "French workers step up protests as gas supplies run dry"

Viel spas
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Old 05-28-2016, 12:55 PM   #38
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I'm in for this! Euro 928 in 2014 was a blast, great hosts, great location and great attandees.
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Old 11-21-2016, 05:08 AM   #40
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The program of the event is almost finalized.
We are working with sponsors to finish the budget and the registration form will be available before Christmas.

I can already tell you that there will be interesting cars and people, including someone who is famous for his connection with the 911 and racing in general, but is a huge fan of the 928.
Guess who this is

Stay tuned!
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Old 11-21-2016, 01:56 PM   #41
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Pack a lunch, most all the autobahns are stop and go, in all directions!
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Old 01-09-2017, 07:44 AM   #42
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You will find the current version of the program below.
The registration form will be ready soon. It took a little longer than expected.

Program EURO 928 from Thursday May 25 until Sunday May 28 2017

International gathering: “40 years of the Porsche 928” in an organisation of the French “Club Porsche 928”
Official partners: Porsche France, Champagne Louis ROEDERER, BRM watches, Porsche centre Reims (others ongoing negotiations)

Thursday May 25: 928 day & Culture
From 11h00 welcoming participants at “Caveau de Castelnau”
Apply stickers onto the cars, static parking of the cars according the model:
928/ 928S, S2, S3/ 928 S4/ 928 GT/ 928 GTS -- Specials : BB/CS/
A buffet restaurant will be served until 15h00 in the Castelnau cellars
 Travel to city centre, about 1.2 miles (without traffic about 15 minutes) by coach or individually

 Visit to the 3 pearls listed as UNESCO world heritage http://www.reims-tourisme.com/
o The Notre-Dame cathedral
o Palace of the TAU, residence of the archbishops
o St Remy Abbey and museum

 Visit to the city centre, shopping … …
You can also admire the 928 cars of the ZUFFENHAUSEN museum at the “Caveau de Castelnau” while exchanging information & experiences with the members of various international clubs.
Dinner served at the “Caveau de Castelnau” starting 20h00.

Friday May 26 : 928 day & Sport
Present in the exhibitors’ village will be the partners & sponsors of this event while the Porsche Centre of Reims will exhibit the current Porsche range.
 There is the possibility (on payment of a supplement, on quotation and depending on the weather) to fly over the vineyards in a hot air balloon http://www.air-tonic.com

 “Concours d’Elegance” for those who want to present their car to an international jury

 Inter-nations contact points around the 928 cars of the Porsche museum and participation of the Porsche centre of Reims.

 For karting addicts inter-nations challenge
At noon, brunch at the “Caveau de Castelnau”
 Visit to the cellars of Champagne house Louis ROEDERER (not yet finalized)

 Visit to the Reims-Champagne Automobile Museum http://www.musee-automobile-reims-champagne.com/en

 Visit to the “Maison Fossier” traditional biscuit factory of the “Biscuit Rose de Reims”
Or following sports activity
 Inter-nations golf tournament

 Biking http://www.lechappee-bulles.com

 Kayak on the Marne

 Discover Reims:
o While running with “sight-running” http://www.reimsrunningtours.com
o With Segway http://www.mobilboard.com/reims
From 17h00 onward parade in the streets of Reims
Dinner served at the “Caveau de Castelnau” starting 20h00

Saturday May 27 : 928 day & Tourism rally, discovery of the vineyard
Discover the vineyard in two possible ways:
a) Tour of the vineyard in a coach with guide, stops at different emblematic places, discover the cellars listed as UNESCO world heritage
All in one tour that will take you to interesting places e.g. the lighthouse of VEZERAY giving you an incredible panoramic view of the region http://www.pharedeverzenay.com

b) Tourism rally, GPS points based rally will guide you through the Champagne vineyards. Questions will be asked at different locations to collect points so that you can win prizes later during the event.
In both cases a picnic will be served in the middle of Champagne country.
From 17h30 until 19h30 General Meeting of the “Club Porsche 928” at the “Carré blanc” room at the city hall of Tinqueux.
Gala diner in Tinqueux starting 20h30
During diner
 Raffle
 Sweepstake among participants of a BRM watch http://www.brm-manufacture.com/
 Contest prizes awarded
o Tourism rally
o Concours d’Elegance
o Karting
o Farthest participant
o Longest time owner of a 928

Sunday May 28 : 928 day & exchange fair
From 09h30 to 10h30 parade in the streets of Reims
Gathering at the Gueux track, exchange fair from 10h30 onward, exhibitors’ village
BBQ or food-trucks (international food)
End of the event 15h00

Please let me know if you have any question.

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All these dinners at the Caveau de Castelnau, can the cars be left there securely overnight or do the drivers have to make sure they stay sober enough to drive back to their hotels after the meal?
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Good question.

I ask and give you the answer.
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Old 01-11-2017, 03:27 PM   #45
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Arrggggh ... overlaps Indy 500 weekend!
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