During the 30th. edition of the European Historic Grand Prix of Circuit
Zolder, EAC Exlusive Alpine Club has organized the 19 and 20th of june
2004, supported by privileged partners and with the co-operation of the
most important Alpine and Renault Sport cars clubs in Benelux, France,
Germany, UK, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, a wonderful week-end.
STARC Aquitaine has participated... A little story for a great weekend
7 cars of STARC Aquitaine came from Bordeaux the friday the 18th...
A little break on the highway at 10:30 pm...
Only 6 cars arrived at Zolder in the evening (the 7th
was definitively stopped in the traffic jam near Paris).
Break at highway station and Zolder entry by night.
We had a hotel near the Gilles Villeneuve chicane. :
For the weather, sometimes stormy and sometimes sunny !
For us, a real discover of a real Formula 1 circuit.... with many souvenirs
of Grand-Prix of 70s. This track has conserved its old charm.
Spectators are near the track, sounds... smells like in 70s. And all
mechnical people are still available to answer to ours austions. Great
Tyrell 011/6 and Williams FW08/5
Lotus ex-Mansell and Lotus-Renault ex-Senna
During all the weekend, the park of Alpine was growing up...
Some of Alpine have participated to the races. Example : the sympathetic
Historic Alpine Racing team (www.historicalpineracing.com),
with an Alpine A110 1100 and an Alpine A108.
Stand et some details of the Alpine A110 1100
Theo von Bree's Alpine A110 1100cc and Ad Vermeulen's Alpine A108
Some others beautiful Alpine cars...
Alpine GTA Le Mans and Alpine A106 Mille Miles
Renault 21 Turbo Super-Production and some Alpine A110
The evening, we were invited to a diner with many VIP of Alpine, a
new opportunity to meet the people who has made Alpine and Renault Sport.
Mild weather and more and more Alpine arrived...
Alpine GTA US and Alpine A110 in a rare brwon color
Alpine's Parking and Alpine A610 Turbo Evolution Of D. Vue
At 12:00, the first cars started to do the 2 laps of this fabulous
track. It was at this moment the official of Guiness Book has count
the number of Alpine and Renault Sport.
World Record will be soon registered in the famous
Guiness Book of Recods. EAC has established a new record. EAC has brought
together on the track 565 cars, coming from 14 countries in a queue
of 6215 meters and made the most important European meeting of Alpine
and Renault Sport with 605 cars, coming from 51 fans clubs and 14 countries.
The list of the 565 cars is :
- 4 Alpine A106
- 5 Alpine A108
- 1 ALpine A110 GT4
- 84 ALpine A110
- 103 Alpine A310
- 126 Alpine GTA
- 44 Alpine A610 Turbo
- 1 Dauphine 1093
- 68 Renault 5 Alpine, Alpine Turbo et GT Turbo
- 8 Renault 5 Turbo
- 5 Renault 8 Gordini
- 3 renault 12 Gordini
- 1 Renault 9 Turbo
- 1 Renault 11 Turbo
- 3 Renault Fuego Turbo
- 4 Renault 19 16S
- 14 Renault 21 Turbo
- 47 Renault Clio 16v, Willaims et RS
- 11 Renault Spider
- 23 Clio Renault Sport v6
- 9 Megane Renault Sport
A long trip for us - 2165 Km - for a superbe weekend and many souvenirs
in the heads.
2004-06-22 - AlpineRenault.com