[urq] UPG 2008

Todd Phenneger tquattroguy at yahoo.com
Mon Nov 5 17:55:28 PST 2007

I have that on this Excel Spreadsheet.
At least what I THINK are peoples 1st, 2nd, 3rd choice.

Can anyone post the file.  Or can I E-mail to the entire list for people to

There eare only about 15 people so far though.  We need a lot more.  LOTS

> From: Brandon Rogers <brogers at terrix.com>
> Date: Mon, 5 Nov 2007 08:52:23 -0700
> To: <QSHIPQ at aol.com>, <tquattroguy at yahoo.com>, <ingo.rautenberg at gmail.com>,
> <urq at audifans.com>
> Subject: RE: [urq] UPG 2008
> I agree Scott.  I personally would like to keep it Urq - not necessarily
> exclusive - but I don't want a bunch of guys coming to show off their
> Stage 9 S4s with 19' wheels.  I also agree with some thing you said a
> while back - have lots of "perimeter" (or whatever the word is)
> activities to attract more people- have those options available -
> participation is totally by choice.
> As for picking a venue - I still think the best way would be to have a
> site with several options - and rather than vote for the one you want-
> indicate every place you _would_ go to.  I'm sure plenty of people would
> go to their 2nd or 3rd choice venue if it meant the biggest and best
> participation...
> Brandon
> -----Original Message-----
> From: urq-bounces at audifans.com [mailto:urq-bounces at audifans.com] On
> Behalf Of QSHIPQ at aol.com
> Sent: Sunday, November 04, 2007 12:32 PM
> To: tquattroguy at yahoo.com; ingo.rautenberg at gmail.com; urq at audifans.com
> Subject: Re: [urq] UPG 2008
> Accomodating other folks isn't a problem, having a waterfest-type  audi
> event 
> loses the focus of the urq, and adds huge logistical issues to  an
> ur-qfest 
> IMO.  It's easy to identify the urq owners, you just require a  VIN for
> registration, you don't have to bring it.  Having done events  before,
> you need to 
> weed out participation from visitation.  Many  venues these days have a
> limit as 
> to participants, including spectators.   My own thinking is that's not a
> bad 
> thing.  
> I'd love to see a Road America Event as well, but given the cost of
> 'any'  
> track in the USA, I see reality eclipsing that vision.  Realistically,
> exceeding a couple hundred for event costs, doesn't sound realistic to
> me.   An 
> ur-qfest at RA (assuming we could get a date) at 150 cars would be in
> easy excess 
> of 500per participant.  Again, I think an autocross and  some good road
> rally's 
> are more realistic in budgeting fun per dollar.
> Scott J
> 84 ur
> 83 ur
> .5 x 83 steamboat ur
> In a message dated 11/4/2007 12:23:27 A.M. Central Daylight Time,
> tquattroguy at yahoo.com writes:
> Scott,
> I agree with a lot of what you said in your post.  Especially your
> summary. The driving force here should be the Urq and the  family and
> friends surrounding it. That said, I think what  you say in Point 3 is
> contradictory to that. Unless I"m mis-reading it I  read that to say
> that other I5's are not welcome.  For me, There is a  good chance that
> would exclude me.  I have two 83' ur-q's.  But  there is a good chance
> that neither would make it to this
> event.   Neither have engines in them at the moment.  But if I don't tow
> one
> behind my LandRover just to show it off, then I'd likely be coming  in
> another flavor of Audi. I would also encourage anyone  who loves the
> car, but doesn't own one to come and participate.  I  would agree that
> the FOCUS should not be other cars.  But people  should be free to come
> in whatever they bring.  What matters is  getting everyone together to
> celebrate the car, and have  good camaraderie.
> Thanks for the long  posts.
> Todd
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