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Events/Shows/Cruises / Official update from FCS
« on: 22:00, Fri 01 March 2013 »
Hello

Just a short update from the team at French Car Show.

The show planning is going very well and we are about to launch the BRAND new website and shop. It's taken a bit longer than expected but we want to get it 100% right. We promise it will knock the socks off previous years.

Anyway we invite you to register your email address at www.frenchcarshow.co.uk and the site will update you when it's live. This will only use your email address once.

Updates are also being made at www.facebook.com/FrenchCarShow so please like for first hand info.

We have a brilliant line up of trade for 2013  EIBACH - FORGE - PIPERCROSS - SCORPION - HTEC - KTEC - MEGUIARS - DODO JUICE - PUG1OFF - COOKSPORT - SAMCO - LASSA TYRES - AMDETAILS the list is growing every day.

2013 has camping Friday and Saturday for only £10 for the 2 nights and as ever loads of FREE attractions and things to do.

We are building a FULL size kart track in the heart of the showground and have a brand new car photo studio being brought in to snap your car for FREE.

It's a chill venue with grass and tar and NO MUD, there's space for club BBQs to relax and enjoy. Not a concrete dust ball like some other tracks.

PS Castle Combe is a beautiful venue, level with London on the east side bottom of M5/M4. It hosts massive popular shows like Rally Day and Japfest. Not as central as before but only once a year so we look forward to seeing you in July.

Adrian Flux French Car Show 2013 in association with LASSA Tyres
Saturday 27th July - Show Day
Sunday 28th July - Club Chill Out day from 9am - 1pm
At Castle Combe Circuit, Wiltshire, SN14 7EY
Entry only £15 for show day & chill out day is free with your show ticket.

Thanks
Jillian & Neil
Club Team
French Car Show
www.frenchcarshow.co.uk
www.facebook.com/FrenchCarShow

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General Chat / March/April 13 issue of PFC Magazine
« on: 22:12, Wed 30 January 2013 »


Performance French Cars Magazine latest issue on sale 7th February 2013.
Subscribe online http://www.performancefrenchcars.co.uk
Digital subs available end Feb – update soon.

8 PLANET PFC
The latest news from the French tuning scene
12 NEW PRODUCTS
The hottest new kit revealed
18 COVER CAR
Stunning, Ecosse-built, supercharged 106
26 CLIO
Nicely hatch is a Euro stunner
34 PEUGEOT 306
Track-spec Rallye built on a budget
40 CLIO 197
Stripped-out weapon with a 2-litre turbo Megane engine
46 MEGANE 250
Subtle RS with a huge drop and Rotiform rims
52 AUTOSPORT
We report on the world’s best motorsport show
58 WHEEL & TYRE TECH
The essential info for every tuner
62 TOP 10 LEGENDARY CARS
Our pick of the most iconic performance cars
64 CLIO TRACK DAY
The 197 crew get together to hit Bedford Autodrome
66 MINI GUIDE
The lowdown on strut braces
68 PROJECTS
The latest updates from the PFC workshop
70 RACE NEWS
We follow the progress of some French race cars
72 HOW TO…
…do a run what ya brung
74 TECH Q&A
We give the answers to your tech questions
76 SPOTTED
Your cars revealed
78 LETTERS
Your chance to have a say…
80 SMOKIN’
More from our diesel tuning expert…
94 CLUB & SHOW LISTINGS
Get involved!
98 ICONS
This month: the Renault Alpine GTA

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Keep up to date on our social network pages for all the latest news from PFC towers

Jillian

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General Chat / Awesome Jan/Feb 2013 PFC preview
« on: 13:11, Sun 25 November 2012 »
Our latest awesome January 2013 issue is on sale 6th December 2012.

Win £360 pressure washer
Massive NURBURGRING guide/report
Serious tuning & projects
Double sided Calendar.

STILL ONLY £20/year to subscribe (great Xmas idea as well)

http://www.performancefrenchcars.co.uk



8 PLANET PFC
The latest news from the French tuning scene
12 NEW PRODUCTS
The hottest new tuning kit revealed
18 PUG 207
Euro smooth Peugeot with a retro twist
26 C2 V6
220bhp C2 with a 3-litre V6 lump
36 306 Rallye
287bhp naturally aspirated Pug
44 Renault Megane
Tasty Renault slammed on BBS style rims
54 R5 GT Turbo
200bhp caged up road and track car
58 PFC AT THE RING
We hit the Nordschleife in a Megane 250 RS
64 KNOCKHILL
Full report on PFC’s trackday and show
68 PROJECTS
What’s been going on in the PFC workshops this month?
72 DYNO SHOOTOUT
The French car crew hit the rollers at Dynodaze
76 CITROEN DS3 R1
We take a look at the new rally car
78 RING TIPS
Essential info for anyone planning a trip to the Nürburgring
98 ICONS
This month: Sebastien Loeb

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General Chat / Monster Energy Nov/Dec 2012 issue of PFC Magazine
« on: 14:16, Wed 10 October 2012 »
MONSTER ENERGY November 2012 Cover of Performance French Cars Magazine with freebies



We literally have a monster issue hitting the shelves on 11/10/2012. You can subscribe or buy a single issue at http://www.performancefrenchcars.co.uk Subs only £20/year – bargain

FREE THIS ISSUE – ARMOR AUTO SAMPLER PACK & OMP CATALOGUE ON ALL ISSUES

We also have THREE new fantastic Facebook groups (regular genuine freebies on ALL of them)
http://www.facebook.com/PFCMagazine
http://www.facebook.com/FrenchCarShow
http://www.facebook.com/NurburgringFrenchCars

Contents

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PLANET PFC
The latest news from the French tuning scene
12
NEW PRODUCTS
The hottest new kit revealed
18
COVER CAR
Monster, 560bhp DS3 rallycross weapon
26
CITROEN C2
Nicely tweaked GT is a Euro stunner
32
PEUGEOT 206
Super-smooth Pug with Porsche interior
38
NEW CAR TEST
We put the new Twingo RS 133 through its paces
44
PEUGEOT 207
Air-ride Pug with Ecosse kit and lashings of leather inside
52
ROLL CAGE GUIDE
Everything you need to know about fitting a roll cage
56
SPOTTED
Your rides, revealed…
60
RTOC FESTIVAL
The Renault Turbo crew hits the track for some big boost action
62
RALLY DAY
We report from the UK’s No.1 rally show at Castle Combe
68
PROJECTS
The latest updates from the PFC fleet
72
BUYERS’ GUIDE
Everything you need to know about the Megane Renaultsport
80
SMOKIN’
More from out diesel tuning expert…
94
CLUB & SHOW LISTINGS
Get involved!
98
ICONS
This month: the Renault 21 Turbo

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General Chat / Sept/Oct 2012 issue of PFC Magazine available now
« on: 22:18, Mon 03 September 2012 »


ONLY £20/YEAR or single issues here:-

http://www.performancefrenchcars.co.uk/ ... p-Graphics

IN THE SHOPS FROM 23rd August 2012 (Retail finder) - Click here

8 PLANET PFC
The latest news from the French car scene
12 NEW PRODUCTS
The hottest new tuning kit for your car
18 COVER CAR
385bhp, 345lb/ft 106 Rallye that eats Porsches
26 205 GTi
Classic 205 goodness, but with a modern twist
32 CLIO 182
Home-built, carbon-clad stunner
38 CLIO V6?
All is not as it seems with this fresh, V6 style Renault
44 PUG 307
Yes, a modified 307, and it’s a cracker!
52 CORNER LIKE A PRO
We reveal how with our essential suspension guide
58 BULD A TRACK CAR
Handy hints and tips on how to create your own track weapon
62 PUGFEST
We check out the action from this year’s events at Prescott Hill
64 INSIDE ATSPEED RACING
We find out what the Essex tuners are all about
68 PFC PROJECTS
More updates from the PFC fleet, including a Ring trip
72 BUYERS’ GUIDE
Everything you need to know about the Pug 207
77 BACK TO BASICS
Our tech expert explains things in plain English
78 RING Q&A
Essential advice for anyone headed for the Nordschleife
80 SMOKIN
Another instalment of diesel tuning tech
82 SPOTTED
Your cars revealed to the world
94 CLUB & SHOW LISTINGS
Join in and get out there!
98 ICONS
This month: the Clio Williams

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4 weeks to folks! UPDATED INFORMATION BELOW

Performance French Car Magazine and Knockhill are delighted to bring to Scotland’s modified & Performance scene a show and Hot Hatch Car Track day on September 16th in conjunction with Scotland’s national race circuit

We'll have plenty to keep you entertained on a day of on and off-track activity with
Track day driving from only £55 (advanced tickets only, £65 on the day) and 2 “French Car Only” sessions also provided on the day.
Club stands welcome, with an award for Best Club Stand on the day.

Traders on site providing you with the latest products and offerings.

Meguiars UK Top 15 Cars of Show (FINAL FEW SPACES REMAINING) –
Styling/Performance/Standard Categories are open for submission.

Please send all entries to http://www.knockhill.com/ and select the PFC hot hatch day option, or call Knockhill on 01383 723337.
You can purchase tracktime including entry tickets online by selecting the ‘Book Tracktime’ tab on the website or call us on 01383 723337. We are open 7 days a week!

Circuit Entry: Gates will open at 8am. All cars participating in a Hot Hatch Track days are advised to purchase their entry ticket in advance.

Safety Briefing: All drivers and additional drivers must attend the safety briefing. Those that don’t attend will not be allowed onto the circuit. Briefings will start at approximately 8.45am so please ensure you leave ample time to arrive and register at the circuit.

Noise Limit: Knockhill Racing Circuit has a noise limit of 105db

Water access is available on the day for cleaning cars. All cars that are looking to be part of a club stand and also have track use are permitted to leave their respective club stands, but must do so with care due to surrounding public.

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Summer Special of Performance French Cars Mag shops/online only includes French Car Show coverage and much more
 

 
ONLY £20/YEAR or single issues here:-

http://www.performancefrenchcars.co.uk/ ... p-Graphics

THIS MAGAZINE WAS PRODUCED FOR RETAIL SALE ONLY AND IS A SUMMER SPECIAL INSERTED BETWEEN JULY/AUGUST AND SEPTEMBER 2012 ISSUES. IT WAS NOT SENT TO SUBSCRIBERS AS IT’S AN ADDITIONAL ISSUE COMMISSIONED FOR WH SMITHS.

08 PLANET PFC
The latest news from the performance French tuning scene
10 NEW PRODUCTS
The hottest new tuning kit revealed
16 COVER CAR
Glenn Robson’s ballistic 445bhp R5 GT Turbo drag weapon
24 PUG 205
GTi-6 powered track monster
30 CLIO 182
294bhp turbocharged Renault
38 CITROEN AX
Track prepped GT isn’t shy
44 CLIO 197
UK’s first supercharged 197
52 FRENCH CAR SHOW
Full report on this year’s main event
58 TESTED: CLIO 200 RAIDER
We put the special addition Clio through its paces
60 DETAILING GUIDE
30 essential tips to keep your car looking mint
64 PROFILE
We get inside K-Tec racing
67 PFC PROJECTS
Latest updates from our new and improved projects section
72 BUYERS’ GUIDE
Everything you need to know about the Clio Williams
77 BACK TO BASICS
More tech advice from the experts
80 SMOKIN’
Part 3 of our diesel tuning section
82 SPOTTED
Your cars revealed…
88 TUNING & PARTS DIRECTORY
Find all the kit you need here fast
94 CLUB AND SHOW LISTINGS
Join the fun and get out there
98 ICONS
This month: the mentalist Renault Espace F1
 
Please join our new facebook page http://www.facebook.com/PFCMagazine
 
Our next event is at Knockhill on 16/09 http://www.facebook.com/events/239763016140601/
 
 
Jillian

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Performance French Car Magazine and Knockhill are delighted to bring to Scotland’s modified & Performance scene a show and Hot Hatch Car Track day in conjunction with Scotland’s national race circuit.

We'll have plenty to keep you entertained on a day of on and off-track activity with
Track day driving from only £55 (advanced tickets only, £65 on the day) and 2 “French Car Only” sessions also provided on the day.
Club stands welcome, with an award for Best Club Stand on the day.

Traders on site providing you with the latest products and offerings.

Meguiars UK Top 15 Cars of Show – Styling/Performance/Standard Categories are open for submission. Is your car good enough? Why not enter and find out!
Please send all entries to http://www.trackdays.knockhill.com/car-trackdays.php and select the PFC hot hatch day option, or call Knockhill on 01383 723337.

Neil

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Today is the very last day of advanced sales for French Car Show 2012 at Donington DE74 2RP.

We have an awesome line up this year with a performance theme.

http://www.frenchcarshow.co.uk/shop

Fear not you can still pay at the gate £20 per person (you still get £10 pack on PFC stand with magazine and £5 STP fuel additive) and other stuff.

We have very limited club space passes on the day, park in public car park and get one from the pay booth (don't queue and hold up line into club area).

We also have a bit afternoon track left and some 30 minute slots with Rallye Register, they will be available at sign on.

See you Sunday 17th June.

Jillian

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French Car Show 2012 - Traders and location at the venue

As requested, here is the list of traders so far who have been allocated trade space. The list is growing every day. I am sure you will agree FCS2012 is looking awesome

Paddock 1 Renault UK Limited
Paddock 2 Auto Finesse
Paddock 2 Autoglym
Paddock 2 Automobile Association
Paddock 2 Citroen UK Limited
Paddock 2 Deadly Decals
Paddock 2 Dentspeed
Paddock 2 Dodo Juice
Paddock 2 Europlates
Paddock 2 GT Spares
Paddock 2 ICCCR 2012 (Citroen event)
Paddock 2 IM Axle Specialists
Paddock 2 KW Automotive UK Ltd
Paddock 2 LASSA Tyres (BRISA UK)
Paddock 2 Partsulike
Paddock 2 Pug Performance Motorsport
Paddock 2 Pug1off
Paddock 2 Renault Parts Direct
Paddock 2 Santpod Raceway
Paddock 2 Scorpion Exhausts
Paddock 2 Steve Watson Auto Electrical
Paddock 2 Stick-R
Paddock 2 Street Race Graphics Ltd
Paddock 2 Sutt Autos
Paddock 2 Sweet Bizarre
Paddock Suite Adrian Flux Insurance Services
Paddock Suite Applied Autosport – F1 race simulator
Paddock Suite Nurburgring Tours
Paddock Suite Performance French Cars Magazine
Paddock Suite Photography UK – Event photography entry)
Pit Garage 19 Baker BM
Pit Garage 20 KAM Racing
Pit Garage 21 Performance Engine Components
Pit Garage 22 Forge Motorsport
Pit Garage 29 Cleveland Car Conversions
Pit Garages 17-18 RS Tuning
Pit Garages 23-24 ATSPEED Racing
Pit Garages 25-28 K Tec Racing / K Tec Direct
Pit Garages 31-32 AT Power
Pit Garages 31-32 Tour-De-Force Power Engineering
Pit Garages 33-34 Constella Ltd
Pit Garages 35-36 Samcosport
Scrutineering M-Tech Automotive – Rolling Road
Top 25 Arena Meguiars UK

Tickets on sale at http://www.frenchcarshow.co.uk/shop
Ticket sales deadline extended until Wednesday 13th June at the VERY LATEST

Best regards
Jillian & Neil
clubs@frenchcarshow.co.uk

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Limited Track/Circuit Time left at French Car Show – 17th June, 2012

 

Limited Track time left at the awesome Donington on the Constella Circuit  £25/slot including sign on fees.......  http://www.frenchcarshow.co.uk/circuit

 

Ever wondered what it’s like to drive around a race track and follow in the footsteps of legends such as Ayrton Senna? Well now you can!!


French Car Show is delighted to offer the opportunity for you to bring your car along to this historic circuit and tackle the roller coaster that is Craner Curves and the Old Hairpin before you head over the blind right-hander at Coppice Corner.

 

An opportunity not to be missed.    http://www.frenchcarshow.co.uk/shop

 

Jillian

French Car Show

clubs@frenchcarshow.co.uk

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Hurry – It’s only 5 days left to secure advance tickets for French Car Show on 17th June, 2012 at the fabulous Donington Park Circuit.
 
Over 2000 club cars attending and time is running out for your to park up with your club  http://www.frenchcarshow.co.uk/shop
 
Camping is very reasonable at £14 for x2 people, car & tent (joins circuit) http://www.frenchcarshow.co.uk/camping
 
We cannot stress enough how well the show is supported by the trade this year with big names like LASSA/Forge/KW/Samco/KAM/Atspeed/Scorpion Exhausts etc all coming on board at trade. http://www.frenchcarshow.co.uk/attractions
 
There is only 5% of available track time left and the Top25 has been chosen.  http://www.frenchcarshow.co.uk/circuit
 
Don’t forget everyone can pick up FREE STP Petrol or Diesel additives and FREE issue of Performance French Cars magazine

This year's show includes :-
– Freebies (free STP fuel additive RRP £6 bottle for you/PFC magazine and more)
– Free passenger rides with several Renault sports cars and two Citroen DS3’s
– Free wheelie stunt bikes with Trix
– Major list of trade including new KW, Scorpion, Forge, Wolfrace plus all the big French tuners
– 2000+ club cars on display
– Awesome use of the circuit
– Drift taxis
– Mad mark stunt display
– Lassa drift team stunt display
– Lassa stage
– Meguiar’s Top 25
– Tuner show cases
– F1 cars on display
– Free rodeo bull and similar games for a bit fun
– Awesome views of track, grandstands and grassy banks for viewing
– Supported by Renault, Citroen and Peugeot
– Performance French Cars Magazine stand with me giving away the freebies we have! Please come over and say hello - I would really like to put faces to usernames!

Jillian
Clubs Team
http://www.frenchcarshow.co.uk/shop

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Events/Shows/Cruises / getting close now.....
« on: 20:30, Sun 20 May 2012 »
French Car Show 4 weeks TODAY
 
Just its 4 weeks TODAY  to the biggest French Car Show ever at Donington DE74 2RP
 
1 – Freebies (free STP fuel additive RRP £6 bottle for you/PFC magazine and more)
2 – Free passenger rides with several Renault sports cars and two Citroen DS3’s
3 – Free wheelie stunt bikes with Trix
4 – Major list of trade including new KW, Scorpion, Forge, Wolfrace plus all the big French tuners
5 – 2000+ club cars on display
6 – Awesome use of the circuit
7 – Drift taxis
8 – Mad mark stunt display
9 – Lassa drift team stunt display
10 – Lassa stage
11 – Meguiars Top 25
12 – Tuner show cases
13 – F1 cars on display
14 – Free rodeo bull and similar games for a bit fun
15 – Awesome views of track, grandstands and grassy banks for viewing
16 – Supported by Renault, Citroen and Peugeot
17 – Performance French Cars Magazine stand - make sure you say hello to me - the harrassed looking one with purple hair haha
 
The day is jam packed with attractions/top notch trade and a much much better atmosphere at the new venue.
 
Its only £14.95 per person (pre-sales close 10th June)
 
Tickets http://www.frenchcarshow.co.uk
 

Jillian
clubs@frenchcarshow.co.uk

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Events/Shows/Cruises / Latest Club Map for FCS
« on: 18:24, Sun 13 May 2012 »
Latest Club Map – Adrian Flux French Car Show 17th June Donington

It's 5 weeks on Sunday to Adrian Flux French Car Show in association with LASSA Tyres.

We can now reveal version one of the club map to you…don’t worry if your club isn’t listed, it may be that they are block booking tickets.  SaxP & 106oc are in the infield by arrangement with club management…..

Outer Paddock Layout     http://img684.imageshack.us/img684/7931 ... rsion1.png

Overall Layout       http://img214.imageshack.us/img214/7086/map2012.png

Book tickets online at http://www.frenchcarshow.co.uk/shop

Thanks
Jillian
Clubs Team
French Car Show
http://www.frenchcarshow.co.uk

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Events/Shows/Cruises / FCS Trade list so far 2012
« on: 19:04, Wed 09 May 2012 »
Trade SO FAR at French Car Show – 17th June, 2012 Donington

Just a quick update on Trade. The trade list has exploded this year with many new and big names joining the line-up. As ever we will publish the full lists just before the show but bookings this year from NEW trade include:-

Kam Racing
LASSA Tyres (stage/drift team)
STP / Armor Auto
Wolfrace – new trader
Forge Motorsport
At Speed Racing
Performance Engine Components
Larton Engine Developments
Burbage Motorsport / SP Tuning
Parts U Like
Motor Sport Vision
Nurburgring Tours
KW Suspension exhibition unit & race room
Scorpion Exhausts
Street race Graphics

And many of the old names including

Adrian Flux
RS Tuning
K Tec Racing
Pug 1 off
Tour De Force
AT Power
Constella
Ecosse
Prima Racing
Meguiars
Dodo Juice
Ricky P
Renault Parts Direct
Autoglym
Santapod Raceway
Steve Watson Audio

Any questions ask away on this thread or on our Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/groups/fcsmail/

Adrian Flux French Car Show
In association with LASSA Tyres - http://www.facebook.com/LassaTyres
Sunday 17th June, 2012
Donington Park DE74 2PR
Many FREE attractions & FREEBIES included with your ticket
http://www.frenchcarshow.co.uk

Thanks
Jillian & Neil
clubs@frenchcarshow.co.uk

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