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Post by PeterSM » Sun Mar 04, 2018 8:47 am

This year we have had two applicants for the SSSC Academy, Ben Curtis (Benc on the forum) and Andy Mawbey (AndyM on the forum).
Both are new comers to sprinting and active on the forum. Both submitted compelling applications to the Committee so the Committee had a very difficult decision to make. After much consideration and many emails back and forth the winner is:................

Both Andy and Ben!
For one year only the Committee has agreed to sponsor two academy places. This was considered particularly appropriate as it is the 50th Anniversary of the GTE. Then it was pointed out that both were preparing pointy things!

Congratulations to you both.

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Post by turbster » Sun Mar 04, 2018 9:13 am

Congratulations Andy and Ben, look forward to seeing you out there this season 8)

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Post by AllingtonGT » Sun Mar 04, 2018 10:20 am

Fantastic. Good luck Andy and Ben. Look forward to reading about your exploits.

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Post by Rattling » Sun Mar 04, 2018 11:13 am

Excellent all the best to both of you!


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Post by Roger Pennington » Sun Mar 04, 2018 11:24 am

Well done, both of you, and good luck for the forthcoming season! :D


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Post by Benc » Sun Mar 04, 2018 11:39 am

Wow thank you very much guys really pleased with that. I’d just like to say thanks also for the help and guidance through the forum. :D :D

I really can’t wait for the test day or first sprint at Croft.

Thanks again


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Post by Nick » Sun Mar 04, 2018 1:44 pm

Look forward to seeing you both at Curbs.........no substitute for track time :twisted:

I was lucky enough to have Craig as a mentor, I know, he does not look that much older than me.
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Post by AndyM » Sun Mar 04, 2018 1:58 pm

Thank you all very much! As Ben has said thanks for all the help so far on the Forums and look forward to seeing you at Curborough for testing.

First event for me will be Gurston Down in April!

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Post by efi_sprintgte » Sun Mar 04, 2018 2:28 pm

Yep, good luck lads.

It’s all about seat time initially, building up your time over the course of the day.


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Post by swoakes » Sun Mar 04, 2018 4:21 pm

Brilliant! Well done to the Committee :D

Good luck to Ben and Andy

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Post by Corky » Sun Mar 04, 2018 4:49 pm

Congratulations fellas !

I look forward to seeing you both out this season.

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