On October 24th at some unGodly hour ( !!), I met up with our Rev-up4DSI 2008 Grand Prize winners, Brian Marsh and his Ten year old son Sam. Brian had (at his own cost) brought his Sixteen year old son Ben along too. Brian won the prize of an all expenses paid (and none spared!)
After flying into
Between Brian and myself and my trusty map book we successfully navigated the Spanish roads and found ourselves at The Novotel Valencia, our base for the weekend. After dropping off our luggage we decided to abandon the car and take the Metro into the centre of the old town for dinner.
After our wee sight seeing trip into town we made our way back to the Novotel to get ready for Pole Position Travel’s
Saturday morning dawned and the sky was overcast as we boarded our luxury coaches for the short trip to the circuit. On arrival and armed with our passes we were swept stress free into the plush surroundings of the
With nothing set in stone for Saturday evening, and Sam and Ben starting to feel the strain of two early starts in a row the Marsh’s chose to dine in the Hotel while I ventured again into the old town for dinner. If ever you decide to travel to
Sunday morning dawned with blue skies and the promise of a great days racing as we again boarded our coaches for the short trip to the circuit. Again we were whisked effortlessly through the gates to the
Anyone reading this is, I am sure all too aware of the results of the racing so I won’t go into them, but you really have to stand over turn one once in your life as forty odd 125’s try and hit the apex all at once!!!
Sunday night we again took in the sights and sounds of the town down by the fantastic old bull ring. With everyone wide eyed from the days racing food and cold beers were definately the order of the day.
Monday morning was again beautifully warm as we packed up the car, thanked the Pole Position crew and reluctantly made our way back towards
Below you will find some notes from Brian, Ben and Sam thanking Pole Position Travel and DSI for looking after them in Valencia, but I personally want to thank them, especially the two lads for being the great company they were all weekend.
“It was great fun in
Those comments above are from my 10 year old son, Sam, who got the lucky second ticket for the Valencia MotoGP trip sponsored by Pole PositionTravel (www.polepositiontravel.com) for the Rev -Up 2008 draw. An incredible prize, with flights, hotels, Moto GP
My elder son Ben, being 16, says little and therefore enjoyed it a lot, and reckons we have said it all above.
Great prize – great trip!