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Offline Rhyso

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Track days etc
« on: 21 November 2011, 10:09 »
Ok myself and Linzi want to do a track day type thing where we can hoon around without fear of killing people

Can anyone recommend places / days where you get the most available track time and tuition.  Not really interested in supercars or the like; more interested in learning car control, driving techniques etc

Ta muchly  :smiley:
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Re: Track days etc
« Reply #1 on: 21 November 2011, 10:26 »
Call yourself a global mod.
Shouldn't this be in the track day section...  :rolleyes: :tongue:
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Re: Track days etc
« Reply #2 on: 21 November 2011, 10:29 »
Call yourself a global mod.
Shouldn't this be in the track day section...  :rolleyes: :tongue:

I didn't call myself a global mod; the title was given to me  :tongue:

Meh no fcuker would see it in there  :laugh: :laugh:

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Re: Track days etc
« Reply #3 on: 21 November 2011, 11:14 »
mallory park does off road/skid pan/car control days-or at least they used to.have fun!

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Re: Track days etc
« Reply #4 on: 21 November 2011, 20:06 »
right Mr wrong section,   just spoken to a mate who did this kinda thing at Combe,

he HIGHLY recommends this

http://www.castlecombecircuit.co.uk/Driving_Experiences/Super_Saloon/1.htm

a TASTER as such,

 but cheap enough for you both to do and see if you want to go to the next stage,

and is more focused on your driving manners than banzai track time.

Yes its a FORD or 2, BUT with both of you doing it, the more costly £345 EACH days are liable to be too much.

PS, let me know if your doing it, might book too  :wink:

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Re: Track days etc
« Reply #5 on: 21 November 2011, 20:52 »
Most track days will normally have an instructor present, who will come out for a session with you. 

The big issue here is that you are risking your car.

This is why people love the 'supercar experience' days so much - nothing is at risk.

You will have far more fun and it will be far more rewarding taking part in actual motorsport events.

Why not look into going to a local motor club and consider taking part in their events?

http://www.bridgend-automobile-club.com/

Also consider going to the dinky little track at Llandow:

http://www.llandow.com/

There are loads of events going on out there, they're just badly publicised unless you know where to look.  :wink:

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Re: Track days etc
« Reply #6 on: 22 November 2011, 08:45 »
Thanks for your input chaps :afro:

Found this too
http://www.drivetechltd.co.uk/skid-pan/standard-skid-course.html

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Re: Track days etc
« Reply #7 on: 22 November 2011, 10:03 »
have you looked at pembrey rhys?.. they had a skid pan down there last time i remember.. (was many moons ago) it`s reasonably local too..
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