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Photos from Silverstone Museum

  1. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Nov 18, 2021

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    Visited today, thought I would share some pics...

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  2. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Nov 18, 2021

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    Aquagraph Nov 18, 2021

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    Aquagraph Nov 18, 2021

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  6. Mspeedster

    Mspeedster Nov 18, 2021

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    Great pics, thanks for sharing. :thumbsup:

    I'm surprised that there aren't many cars & memorabilia from the 50's-90's, or did you just not photograph them?
     
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  7. Jim Dollares

    Jim Dollares Nov 18, 2021

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    Why in God's name would anyone put a Stroll race suit and car in a museum ::confused2::

    Great photos, would love to go there sometime. Hope you had a good day brobert
     
  8. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Nov 18, 2021

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    There were some other cars, not as many as you'd think though... I visited the Donington Museum years ago and that really was incredible, like 15 McLaren's next to each other and then 15 Williams after that. Crazy. But I think that's all gone now.

    I kinda wish the Mercedes wasn't hung from the ceiling since it would have been nice to get a better look at it.

    I mostly photographed modern cars, but there weren't many others, there were some Formula 3 cars and a Triumph Dolomite, there was also an older F1 car, green with white exhaust pipes.... can't remember what make it was.

    The upstairs is all about the history of the site, in particular the airfield and the part it played in WW2.

    There was a lot of 'technical' stuff which to be honest most F1 fans would already know about, like how suspension works. tyres etc... probably more aimed at school trips (there was one going on today, unfortunately) and there was a vomit inducing video at the end which I am still recovering from now. Seriously, I would avoid that - it's a nice idea, but I had to look away from the screen cos it was motion sickness hell!
     
  9. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Nov 18, 2021

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    I knew you would appreciate that! Great day thanks, though not as good as yesterday admittedly!
     
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  10. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Nov 18, 2021

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    I still reek of Penhaligons!
     
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  11. Hubert

    Hubert TAG Heuer Forums Moderator Staff Member Nov 18, 2021

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    Thanks for sharing Rob!
     
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  12. dtf

    dtf Nov 18, 2021

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    Looks like a good day out, we went to the le mans museum a couple of weeks ago, which was really worth the visit.
     
  13. HoltzPlatz

    HoltzPlatz Nov 18, 2021

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    Fantastic pictures, thanks for sharing all of 'em with us:thumbsup:
     
  14. thingziliketoo

    thingziliketoo Nov 18, 2021

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    Great pictures! Thank you for sharing your experience
     
  15. Pitfitter446

    Pitfitter446 Nov 19, 2021

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    We did the Donington museum a few(maybe a lot) years ago too, it was really good, pity the collection was split up, when Tom Wheatcroft? sold the circuit.
     
  16. kappa_md

    kappa_md Nov 19, 2021

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    Awesome pictures! ::love:: And these photos of F1 stuff are truly appreciated! Thank you for sharing sir Rob ::psy::

    Would love to visit Silverstone someday ::rimshot::