Last weekend, we were lucky enough to get a few tickets for World Series by Renault at Silverstone…YES! the F1 circuit 😀 We couldn’t make up our mind till the last minute….but me…all excited about visiting Siverstone…brain washed S and a couple of friends. It was a nice warm day…and when we entered the circuit..Renault was showing off their various models of cars…from Clio to Espace. We weren’t really impressed…I mean c’mon…we didn’t come to watch renaults passenger carriers…we came for some action…we came to watch some ‘real cars’.
After wandering around the place…we took our seats just to the side of the grid lane. We weren’t sure what what to expect….but then we saw these rows of F1 cars come up on the grid lane with the technicians. Suddenly…we were all excited. We could see them changing the tyres, giving last minute tips to drivers…models standing with the brand boards and media persons taking interviews.
And then it started…the vrrrrommmmmm vrrrommmmmmm and God…how loud it was!!!!!! For a moment..I thought we’d go deaf..but it was EXHILARATING and when all the green lights came indicating start of the race…my oh my….the engines of the cars making the trademark noice which I watched loadzz of times on tele…it was high adrenaline stuff. We saw a few cars crash..drivers over taking each other…and when ever these cars crossed the grid lane..we literally had to close our ears. It was unbelievably loud. When we watch the races on tele…we very conviniently reduce the volume….we do not realise how loud it gets at the actual event. But trust me…ITS LOUD..and this is only Renault..when you have the Ferraris..the Mercs, the BMW’s…just imagine how loud it could get.
Nevertheless, it was totally worth it and we had a FANTASTIC TIME. This was just starters. No doubt, we will be there for the next F1 event in Silverstone!!!
A few pictures..
I tried posting some videos too but some problem with wordpress 😦
Went to watch The Happening and Mere Baap Pehle Aap. I though both of them were crap. Atleast The Happening had Mark Wahlberg in it 😛
PS: New Photographs in my Photoblog. Do take a look