Tour Encore 2008

Part 2 - Menton and Monaco

[ Happy Hour ]
On arrival in Menton, it's straight to the roof-top bar for Happy Hour.

[ Drinking ]
That well-known drinking problem "two hands and one mouth".

[ Sign ]
Cryptic signpost directs you to the stands from the railway station at Monte Carlo.

[ Circuit ]
The circuit was open to traffic on Friday 9th, when some ShropMoggers visited Monte Carlo.

[ Paddock ]
Cars were being prepared in the paddock, at the side of the harbour.

[ Durex ]
"Something for the weekend, sir?"

[ la Rascasse ]
ShropMog cross the circuit at la Rascasse and stop for a photo.

[ Casino ]
Lindsay and Jayne try to secure an invitation to watch the racing from this gentleman's boat.

[ Menton ]
Back to Menton, a lovely town.

[ Dinner ]
Out for dinner in an Italian restaurant. This lady waitress didn't understand a word of French or English until Jeff spoke the magic words: "I think I've just met my future wife"

[ Keith ]
Keith taking it steady.

[ Drinkers ]
Lindsay and Jayne enjoy some liquid refreshment.

[ Group ]
ShropMog Tour Encore Monte Carlo group picture. Lucky with the weather, we were set for a fantastic motorsport weekend at the 6th Grand Prix Historique, Monaco 2008.
[ Advert ]
A classy advertisement for the event this year!

[ Tickets ]
We had ordered tickets for the weekend before leaving England.

[ Qualifying ]
For Saturday's qualifying we were in the stand at Tabac.

[ Stand ]
Enjoying the sunshine, racing and harbour views.

[ Qualifying ]
Busy qualifying sessions lasted all day.

[ Peg ]
Back to Menton and competition time in the bar - how many pegs can you put on your face?

[ Peg ]
... or in your hair

[ Peg ]
... or how high?

[ Exercise ]
A feeble attempt to work off some of the recent excesses!

[ Sunday ]
Sunday was race day. ShropMog were in the Casino Square stand.

[ Racing ]
The atmosphere was fantastic.

[ Racing ]

[ Racing ]

[ Sterling ]
Sterling Moss in a Frazer Nash.

[ Racing ]

[ Picnic ]
Late back to the hotel, we had a picnic on Lindsay and Kevin's patio.

For onboard pictures of a lap of the Monaco circuit click here.

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