***TRACKDAY, Cadwell Park - Monday 2nd March £99***

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Re: ***TRACKDAY, Cadwell Park - Monday 2nd March £99***

Post by ChrisHolmes » Tue Feb 25, 2020 1:17 pm

I prefer the BBC forecast
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Re: ***TRACKDAY, Cadwell Park - Monday 2nd March £99***

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This gonna be FUUUUUUUUN
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Post by ChrisHolmes » Wed Feb 26, 2020 8:24 am

Not much chance of emulating this airborne 992 for us!
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Post by Nickp47 » Wed Feb 26, 2020 6:29 pm

Potential dropout here unfortunately, hurt my ankle fairly badly jumping down from a fence (turns out I’m not as agile as 20 years ago).
Will see how quickly it gets better but if anyone is interested in going let me know now and will do a deal on my place as would rather lose a bit of money now than the full money by waiting for Monday and not being able to go.
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Post by ChrisHolmes » Wed Feb 26, 2020 7:08 pm

Ouch Nick, hope it’s just jarred and your OK for Monday.
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Post by AdamGaltress » Wed Feb 26, 2020 8:35 pm

Hope you can still make it Nick! Fingers crossed you feel better soon!

The plan for the photoshoot on the grid
Please can everyone make their way to the entrance to the track before the checkered flag is shown for the lunch break. Once the track is clear we will go on and have the photoshoot. I'm not sure how long it will take but I'd suggest about 10 minutes or so
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Post by floppywing2002 » Wed Feb 26, 2020 9:04 pm

Will I need to bring a toothbrush and a comb ?? The car is all ready for its shake down and the weather looking good .Is everyone driving there or are you trailer types ?
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Post by GreySilver Beast » Wed Feb 26, 2020 10:09 pm

Some of us will be coming straight from the AGM Weekend :twisted:
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Post by ChrisHolmes » Wed Feb 26, 2020 11:08 pm

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Some of us will be coming straight from the AGM Weekend :twisted:
The night before in my case!
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Post by New Duke » Fri Feb 28, 2020 4:01 pm

I'm not going to be able to come to this now. I'm having my ride height issue looked at by FW Motorsport in Chipping Norton and Monday was the only available day before I drive it to the alps.

Sorry I won't get to meet some of you for the first time or see the regulars. Thanks for the passenger ride offers. Hope you all have an excellent time. I'll come along and take pretty shots of your cars another time :thumleft:

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Post by Nickp47 » Fri Feb 28, 2020 5:03 pm

Unfortunately I am also out, really disappointed as was looking forward to it as would be the first time my car was used this year.

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Post by floppywing2002 » Fri Feb 28, 2020 5:31 pm

Thats a shame guys as the weather looks really favourable . As you say catch up another time .
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Post by ChrisHolmes » Fri Feb 28, 2020 9:59 pm

Sorry to lose you guys from the event at this late stage.
Give Fergus my regards and some verbal abuse!

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Post by GreySilver Beast » Mon Mar 02, 2020 6:03 am

Good Morning everyone, Adam and I are looking forward to seeing you all today at the track :thumleft:

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Sorry to lose you guys from the event at this late stage.
Give Fergus my regards and some verbal abuse!
Just told him that you wuv him and that you blew him some kisses.
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Post by ChrisHolmes » Tue Mar 03, 2020 12:30 am

The most exciting video I took today, must work on my steering wheel actions!!

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Post by New Duke » Tue Mar 03, 2020 1:05 am

Woah! That was a close call Chris! Nicely held though. Your car seems to want to put down so much power coming out of those twisty bends. It would probably benefit from a track with wide sweeping bends and long straights like Bedford or Snetterton. (I'm looking at Spring dates) :unibrow:

Hope you guys had a good day. Now I've seen that video there's no way I'm going to drive Cadwell, waaaay too many blind bends and summits for me. You folks are brave.
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Woah! That was a close call Chris! Nicely held though. Your car seems to want to put down so much power coming out of those twisty bends. It would probably benefit from a track with wide sweeping bends and long straights like Bedford or Snetterton. (I'm looking at Spring dates) :unibrow:

Hope you guys had a good day. Now I've seen that video there's no way I'm going to drive Cadwell, waaaay too many blind bends and summits for me. You folks are brave.
On the sighting laps I was filled to the brim with trepidation but gradually those feelings faded, or rather morphed into fear control!
Going into Coppice (at the end of the start finish straight, at 90mph a couple of times but never feeling really held it over the blind brow in Charlies. Into 5th on the Park Straight and flat over the blind brow at the end until the 100 marker became the norm!!!
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Post by ChrisHolmes » Tue Mar 03, 2020 3:03 pm

Following in Adams tyre tracks

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ChrisHolmes wrote:
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Following in Adams tyre tracks

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Post by New Duke » Tue Mar 03, 2020 4:18 pm

If you change the video from 'private' to 'unlisted' Chris that should sort it.

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Re: ***TRACKDAY, Cadwell Park - Monday 2nd March £99***

Post by Dr. FrankenRex » Tue Mar 03, 2020 7:47 pm

I need to go through all the footage and photos, but it was an amazing track day and still my solid favourite track in the UK.

Got some good ones and will make sure they are shared. Didn't manage to capture every 8 on the track, but got a few!
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Re: ***TRACKDAY, Cadwell Park - Monday 2nd March £99***

Post by AdamGaltress » Tue Mar 03, 2020 7:57 pm

Well that was a good day out. I was absolutely knackered by the end but I had a good laugh.

Got the car running well beforehand and gave it a quick wash the evening before. I ran into the same boost issues that had last time where the boost spiked massively above 4k rpm. After the briefing I had a spare solenoid that I fitted. This again fixed the problem but within half a lap on the sightings I got the same issue. I'm now starting to think the ECU may not be sending the correct signals to the solenoid that controls the wastegate actuator. So I popped a bolt into the outlet for the wastegate hose to the solenoid and managed to run a safe 5psi instead of what should be 10psi but was spiking to 15 at about 4k rpm.

Luckily this was all sorted by the beginning of the open track. So I took the freshly washed FD out onto the track. It was cold and I had some great fun getting the back end kicking out on the hairpin. Within 5 minutes I pushed a little too fast into Charlie's which was still quite damp. I took a lengthy journey across the grass and rejoined further up the track leaving grass and muck up both sides of the car! :lol:

Later in the morning I had a similar incident to my last venture here at hall bends. On the entry last time I locked up and avoided the grass. This time I used it as a short cut, as Chris mentioned above. I can confirm that it's quite bumpy. I might have damaged some of the snowdrops and the grass :lol:

In the afternoon I'd gotten the hang of the FD. I kept hitting the speed limiter on the stock ECU earlier and earlier and could feel all 4 wheels just sliding slightly on the corners. More tyre rubbing on the arches, despite taking a hammer to the front wings.

I thought I might be able to take gooseneck just a little quicker. This resulted in me looking backwards and then forwards again, a big cloud of smoke and some more rallycross time!

I found the turbo pack became incredibly hot, this lead to hear soak in the engine bay, with everything metal near the intake pipework being very hot. I managed 2-3 laps on each outing before chickening out. I must get the water temperature gauge fitted and a larger intercooler. I'm not sure what I can do to help keep the temperature of the turbos down though.



Tyre tracks after my second off at hall bends
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Post by AdamGaltress » Tue Mar 03, 2020 8:17 pm

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Post by ChrisHolmes » Tue Mar 03, 2020 8:20 pm

Dr. FrankenRex wrote:
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I need to go through all the footage and photos, but it was an amazing track day and still my solid favourite track in the UK.

Got some good ones and will make sure they are shared. Didn't manage to capture every 8 on the track, but got a few!
I wonder if anyone caught my moment on the Mountain!

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