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Archive for the 'Sponsorship' Category


Tuesday, June 13th, 2006

A vote of gratitude to Robin Saunders for supplying the funds for upgraded breakdown cover. Generously he has donated the sponsorship space to which he is entitled to a charity, The Dover Detainee Visitor Group, which is a voluntary and non political organisation committed to helping Immigration Act Detainees at the Dover Immigration and Removal centre.


For those traveling to Le Mans via Dover the Immigration and Removal Centre is situated in the Victorian fort on the Western Heights which can be seen from the ferry on the opposite side of the port to the famous castle.

Now the traditional list of our other sponsors:


Wednesday, May 31st, 2006

Thanks to Neil at Speed Chills we have another sponsor! For those that don’t know, Speed Chills has made its name as Private Members Club - a British pub in the middle of the Le Mans circuit. Tom, Graham and myself were members in 2004 (the inaugural year) and found it to be a fine place for a beer (or several) and handy for a quick night time trip to the armco of the back straight to hear the cars on full throttle ripping the air apart.

Unfortunately they’ve sold out this year so make sure you get in early next year. Whilst you are visiting them (and you will won’t you..) have a look at their other deals on the Le Mans Classic and the Donington Le Mans series 1000km

Speed Chills

Thanks again to:

(Why all the links? you ask. Google page ranks - the more pages that link to your page the higher you appear on the search pages.)


Thursday, May 25th, 2006

Vociferations to Dan at N138 clothing who are our newest sponsor. Swing by their site and take a look at their wares, the circuit shirt and the 917 in Gulf colours are already classics. Don’t forget the links section of their site whilst you are there - you might see something that is frighteningly familiar!


For buying us a new battery we must also thank Dave Twigg of The New Wilton News.

The New Wilton News

Heartfelt thanks to all our sponsors - it really means a lot to us that other people are prepared to put their name on this venture, please visit them all using the adverts that now appear on the right hand side. In case you can’t make it that far, here are our other sponsors:

Stick ‘em up

Sunday, May 21st, 2006

Well, we’re now stickered up with the branding of our current sponsors: Chilled Heat and Yorkshire Tea. Although, as Chris pointed out, the placement of a graphic bearing the wording “Yorkshire Tea Served Here” immediately below the sign saying “No food or drink to be consumed in this vehicle” was more than a little ironic.

Side View

There’s still space on the Taxi for your company’s logo - just leave a comment if you would be interested in 2000 miles of rolling advertising to some of Europe’s most commited, sports car owning, race fans! [end shameless supplication]


Friday, May 19th, 2006

Well, as if the project, the sponsors and this website weren’t enough, we have now launched a clothing line. Knocked up on an inkjet printer it features the image below, and will be available in all good clothing stores near you shortly. Or maybe not. Still, I’m happy with the first couple of attempts, and if there are any hardcore followers of this site that wish to shew their dedication to the cause (unlikely), then send me a blank t-shirt in the colour of your choice and I’ll post it back suitably adorned.

Pictures of the mechandise will follow shortly…

T-Shirt Image

Pictures as modelled by yours truly…

Model Shot

And a couple of other designs to fit the new domain name:

T-Shirt Image 3T-Shirt Image 2


Thursday, May 4th, 2006

I am pleased to anounce that we have another supporter: Bettys and Taylors who are official tea suppliers to the trip. Please go and have a browse on their website, and buy some Yorkshire tea next time you are out shopping.

Whilst you are here, don’t forget to pay a visit to our other supporter, ChilledHeat.

If you would be interested in 2000 miles of advertising across two countres on a vehicle that will undoubtedly attract the attention of some of the most passionate motor racing fans in Europe, please leave a message and one of our representatives will be happy to discuss your needs further.


Thursday, April 27th, 2006

I’ve had a few questions about the Google Ads at the top right. We get paid about 10 cents every time someone clicks on a link. But before you get too click happy, there are things in place to detect fraud.

More importantly, if you’ve got some free time (and if you are here then you are clearly not too busy) go and have a browse on ChilledHeat, there’s some stunning photos there.

Excellent idea!

Monday, April 24th, 2006

“This is a barmy idea btw and very fitting for you lot I think.”

Thanks to Mark of ChilledHeat we have a sponsor!


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