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    Just had the best day of my life - so far!

    Fantastic day. Was invited to Silverstone for the official opening of the new Pit/Paddock complex (The Wing) after winning a competition to name it.

    How absolutely starstruck am I?
    It's honestly easier to list who was not there. If they were British and related to motorsport, they were there. Murray Walker. Damon Hill. Jenson Button. Sterling Moss. LOADS of them. Chatted to a fair few, wonderful people. And had a go in a fantastic F1 simulator too - really hurt my hands!

    Next up, MotoGP followed by British Grand Prix! I'm such a lucky git

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    To say I'm envious would be an understatement...... (goes off muttering).

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    That's amazing, nice one!

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    I hate people who name drop...I was only telling Price Charles the same thing the other day...

    Seriously though...I am...seriously envious...

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    Too many names to drop!

    I was only a little miffed that I thought it'd just be a small gathering of BRDC and a few others so only took my little Samsung camera. Seriously wish I borrowed a friends EOS!

    Anyway, if anyone's interested:
    Silverstone Wing Opening 2011 pictures by krytenofsmeg - Photobucket

    250+ pics - I got slightly snap happy even at the smallest technical details!
    Favourites are the arty short of the JPS sandwiched between 2 great McLarens, and me in the simulator

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    Best day of your life!?

    Even better then the birth of your children??

    Seriously though, glad you had a fab day, nothings gone wrong at work today either!

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    Quote Originally Posted by tech_guy View Post
    To say I'm envious would be an understatement...... (goes off muttering).
    same here ref the above esp the muttering lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by tekins View Post
    Best day of your life!?

    Even better then the birth of your children??

    Seriously though, glad you had a fab day, nothings gone wrong at work today either!
    Ok there might be 3 exceptions! (2 children, 1 marriage). But apart from that, the best day of my life!

    So you haven't been tempted to have another go at the NAS then?

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    Quote Originally Posted by tech_guy View Post
    To say I'm envious would be an understatement...... (goes off muttering).
    Agreed, if your coming to the conference keep your eyes peeled there are some Green with Envy Geeks on here! Maybe an Edugeek stand at the F1 is required

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    Quote Originally Posted by john View Post
    Maybe an Edugeek stand at the F1 is required
    I did represent a little bit later on with my edugeek lanyard - I'm sure we could swing a VIP hospitality box somewhere!

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    Quote Originally Posted by tech_guy View Post
    To say I'm envious would be an understatement...... (goes off muttering).
    I totally am the same, I would love to of met them. Walker and Hill are total Legends I could talk about F1 all day with them.
    Although I would be tempted to ask Murray if he can shout out GO GO GO AND THEIR OFF!!! just once

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