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Re: NEQ Corral '97 - Audi-Mt. Washington Hillclimb

 Phil made an interesting point; I wonder just how many Audis, in total, are
represented by the NEQ? Not mine, I'm not a member, but hopefully that will
be rectified in the near future.

There was a comment made by an Audi official at the Mt. Washington Hillclimb
which, more or less, colored my view of them; we (unnamed participants) had
heard that there were complimentary shuttle tickets to the half way
spectator spot  and all we had to do was ask a certain Audi official. We
asked, but were told that they were intended for, "Our people". Funny, we
were wearing our NEQ badges, sporting our Audi hats, and one of us was an
NEQ "official", but we still weren't "his people".  What a jerk. As I see
it, Phil's group certainly has a more agreeable position with the

Sean Ford
sean@nwh.org                              '92 Audi 100CS 5spd 25K mi
Newton-Wellesley Hospital      '89 Suzuki Katana 600 14K mi
Newton, MA  02162 (USA)

-----Original Message-----
From: Phil Payne <quk@isham-research.demon.co.uk>

>(I think something must be a little twisted in the good ol' US of A.  Over
> here, it's _Audi_ who ask if they can attend _our_ events.  Something
> _us_ being the customers and _them_ the suppliers.  I think I got that the
> right way round, anyway.  One year we asked all the members to tell us how
> many Audis they had, apart from their ur-quattro.  The answer made David
> Ingram's eyes stand out.  I think UK Club members have around 1,500.)