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DutchGT500

Team Shelby Regional Director
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About DutchGT500

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  • Birthday 01/22/1964

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  1. Tom, love to see you back on this adventure.
  2. Great news! The Grand Tour is now ready for launch. https://www.shelbystore.com/ProductDetails.asp?ProductCode=Z79-EUROPE18 2018 Team Shelby European Grand Tour... Many of Carroll Shelby's most important racing victories were earned in Europe. This year, Team Shelby will celebrate his world championships with a "Grand Tour" of Europe! The tour will be held over 11 days and will travel through 4 countries. Attendees will wind through fabulous roads, dine at wonderful venues and enjoy some of the most enchanting places in the world! In addition to all the driving experiences, exclusive access and grand parties, participants will also enjoy two of the most important car events in the world: the Le Mans Classic event in France and the Goodwood Festival of Speed event in the UK! You can choose from packages that include joining us along certain segments, cruising along the full tour, or attend one of the key days with the a la carte menu. We have worked very hard to make it easy for you to select the event(s) that best suit your needs at an unbelievable price! Due to this fantastic deal, tickets are extremely limited, so book now before the opportunity is gone and you miss this once in a lifetime opportunity! GRAND TOUR EVENT SCHEDULE July 4 Rotterdam, Netherlands Team Shelby Grand Tour kick-off party July 5 Rotterdam, Netherlands Morning drive to Pietersen US Cars & Bikes for car party and lunch Drive to Northern France Group Dinner "Team Shelby Le Mans Classic Experience" July 6 Le Mans, France Morning drive from Northern France to Le Mans Party in Le Mans July 7 Le Mans, France Attend Le Mans Classic Event Enjoy hospitality and tours with VIP's and the Mustang and Shelby Clubs of France July 8 Paris, France Morning drive to Paris Party at American Car City Shelby dealership Spend the night in Paris July 9 Paris, France Private sight-seeing Dinner party "Team Shelby Lommel Tour Experience" July 10 Spa, Belgium Morning drive to Spa, Belgium Visit old Reims-Gueux racetrack and lunch at Le Bistro du Cicuit in Gueux Tour the countryside July 11 Lommel, Belgium Drive to Lommel (1.5 hours from Spa) Tour and drive the Ford Proving Grounds "Team Shelby Goodwood Festival of Speed Experience" July 12 Folkestone, Lingield Morning drive from Eindhoven to Calais - Folkestone Take the Eurotunnel to Folkestone Scenic drive to Lingfield July 13 Beaulieu, New Forest, Hampshire Scenic drive to Beaulieu Motor Musuem Private tour of Beaulieu and lunch "Welcome to the UK" dinner at the hotel July 14 Goodwood Attend Goodwood Festival of Speed Event Private group lunch with VIP's and a special "Goodwood moment" Evening party in the Goodwood area July 15 Southampton Team Shelby brunch
  3. Still working on registration. Tracey will hopefully start soon on that. Great opportunity for you all to attend these great events with Shelby.
  4. Not yet. Hotels are being booked and Le Mans arrangements. They are working on prices and registration.
  5. Well dear Shelby friends. I now can share some more details of the Shelby Grand Tour 2018 with you. More details are still being finalised and some of the details may alter. Prepare for some exclusive activities during the special events. It will be possible to do the whole tour and parts of it. Packages will be arranged and registration will start soon. Please let me know if you like to attend and sent an email to teamshelbyeurope@kpnmail.nl. We will have a pre-register list without any obligations at this moment. July 4 Kick-off party at Van der Valk Hotel Ridderkerk, Netherlands. July 5 Visit to Shelby dealer Pietersen US Cars and drive to hotel in northern France. July 6 Scenic drive to hotel Mercure Tours Nord close to Le Mans. Evening visit Le Mans Classic. July 7 Le Mans Classic day. Spent the night Mercure Tours Nord. July 8 Departure to Paris. Visit Shelby dealer American Car City. July 9 Day of sightseeing Paris. July 10 Drive to Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium with visit Reims Gueux racetrack for photo opp. Spent the night at Radisson Blu Balmoral Spa. July 11 Day to be planned but we make sure it will be once in a lifetime. Spent the night at Van der Valk Hotel Eindhoven, Netherlands. July 12 Drive to Calais/Eurotunnel/Folkestone and hotel in Surrey, England. July 13 Visit to Beaulieu Motor Museum and drive to hotel in Goodwood area. July 14 Goodwood Festival of Speed day. July 15 Another day at Goodwood or depart for home.
  6. Slowman. This event invitation was distributed three months ago to several German forums and Mustang clubs. F.e. HOS and German GT500 forum. Many knew about this a long time ago. Sorry to hear that you have not heard about this earlier.
  7. Shelby Europe is having a party to celebrate the official first footsteps of Shelby American on European soil. Shelby is expanding their wings and will appear on the Essen Motor Show. If you are feeling a bit blue about not attending the Shelby Europe launch along with Aaron Shelby, Tracey L Smith and Gary Patterson in Essen this week, here is a peek at what MAY be seen at the show... If you ARE going to be at the show, we will hold a presentation in the Shelby booth (Hall 3, B151) on Friday at 3 pm, as well as have a great invitation only party on Saturday night. We look forward to seeing fellow Team Shelby members there!
  8. Invitation to all European Shelby GT500 owners. Join me and Team Shelby at the big Shelby meet organized by the German Shelby forum. This will be a super weekend with country drive, dragrace (if you want to) and a big dinner party. Plan is to drive together to the hotel on Thursday August 31. Make room in your agenda Aug 31 - Sep 3. http://www.shelbyforum.de/discussion/4195/6-shelby-gt500-treffen-01-03-september-2017-einladung-und-anmeldung/p1
  9. As the new official Director for Team Shelby Europe I can announce a superb event in Southern France. Shelby American in co host with Baume & Mercier presents the inaugural Team Shelby International Assembly on 26 April at Paul Ricard racetrack. This is a vintage Shelby and Cobra car event only. Due to the late announcement it was not possible to allow late model Shelbys, but we are working on that for future events. So if you have a vintage Shelby or Cobra and want to have some fun. Contact me for more information by email or here. See attached flyer and Facebook page Team Shelby European Region.
  10. Full coverage is the problem. There is no single US Insurance company that will do that.
  11. Hey Tony, the Re-Run didn't take place as there were a lot of insurance problems. It is a big problem getting full coverage for US cars driving around in Europe. Maybe Sean can chime in here. We are trying to tackle this for the 2016 SRE. The route for that one is just ready and we are finalyzing hotel choices. The 2016 SRE will take you around the most beautiful roads and countryside of The Netherlands, Belgium, France, England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland. Expect the two week SRE to start last week of July 2016. 2012 SRE veterans can add 4 countries to their list. Photo: A4086 near Mt Snowdon, Wales.
  12. When I received my Lund tune my speedo error was messed up. I can now change the parameters for that in the tune. When my speedo reads 100 km per hour it is actually 108. It needs to be the other way around. 105 on speedo in real about 100. That saves me speeding tickets. It is now set at 750 revs per mile. Which way do I have to set the new number? Lower or higher to correct this? Who can explain?
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