***TRACKDAY Brands Hatch - Friday 4th December SOLD OUT***

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Re: ***TRACKDAY Brands Hatch - Friday 4th December SOLD OUT***

Post by ChrisHolmes » Mon Nov 23, 2020 10:47 pm

qwakers wrote:
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Is anyone staying the night before?
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Re: ***TRACKDAY Brands Hatch - Friday 4th December SOLD OUT***

Post by qwakers » Mon Nov 23, 2020 10:50 pm

yup. 5kw so 5 mins run time and its too warm :D

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Re: ***TRACKDAY Brands Hatch - Friday 4th December SOLD OUT***

Post by Mpv2k3 » Wed Nov 25, 2020 12:32 pm

Announcement on fb that Silverstone won't be re-opening for trackday activities in December.

Fingers cross that this event remains on.
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Re: ***TRACKDAY Brands Hatch - Friday 4th December SOLD OUT***

Post by untakenname » Wed Nov 25, 2020 12:41 pm

It's going to depend on what Tier it's assigned, Swale in Kent currently has the highest number of infections in England so if they do blanket county wide restrictions then it may be Tier 3 :?
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Re: ***TRACKDAY Brands Hatch - Friday 4th December SOLD OUT***

Post by Ranjan » Wed Nov 25, 2020 1:45 pm

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Very strong rumour that Brands will be in Tier 3 :evil: :!:

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Post by ChrisHolmes » Wed Nov 25, 2020 2:28 pm

Roll on December 2021 is the only thing I can add!
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Re: ***TRACKDAY Brands Hatch - Friday 4th December SOLD OUT***

Post by untakenname » Thu Nov 26, 2020 11:51 am

Ranjan wrote:
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Very strong rumour that Brands will be in Tier 3 :evil: :!:

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Looks like Kent is in Tier 3 :x
https://www.gov.uk/guidance/full-list-o ... high-alert

Was hoping they would do it on a borough level rather than county, the government has a postcode checker here but it's looks like it's overloaded at the moment
https://www.gov.uk/find-coronavirus-local-restrictions
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Re: ***TRACKDAY Brands Hatch - Friday 4th December SOLD OUT***

Post by Harrizone » Thu Nov 26, 2020 12:29 pm

However outdoor pursuits may well go ahead as the emphasis is on indoor entertainment etc. So fingers crossed as this will be subject to MSV's/MoT's interpretation of the rules.
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Re: ***TRACKDAY Brands Hatch - Friday 4th December SOLD OUT***

Post by casey » Thu Nov 26, 2020 12:33 pm

So, does Tier 3 mean the event is definitely cancelled, it's certainly far from clear!

"People are advised not to travel to and from Tier 3 areas". That makes general sense, but if one travels directly the Brands Hatch and back, without getting out of their cars en-route in Kent, the risk appears to be low?

I guess it will depend very much on what MSV decide to do, they may take the decision to close, as they are defined as being in Tier 3. However, hairdressers and gyms can operate in Tier 3 (if covid sececure), so it's not clear cut. As Ray says, the focus seems to be on reducing social interaction in indoor space, so maybe the event will proceed?

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Re: ***TRACKDAY Brands Hatch - Friday 4th December SOLD OUT***

Post by nightfire10 » Thu Nov 26, 2020 1:27 pm

I presume that the hotel will be shut!

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Post by brad_wil » Thu Nov 26, 2020 1:37 pm

I'm sure if they are allowing football fans back into stadiums...

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Re: ***TRACKDAY Brands Hatch - Friday 4th December SOLD OUT***

Post by nightfire10 » Thu Nov 26, 2020 2:52 pm

Hotel only open for essential workers

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Re: ***TRACKDAY Brands Hatch - Friday 4th December SOLD OUT***

Post by MightyCondor » Thu Nov 26, 2020 3:54 pm

MSV Trackdays have announced on Facebook that all of their days will be going ahead. I'll assume that means that this one will be happening.
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Re: ***TRACKDAY Brands Hatch - Friday 4th December SOLD OUT***

Post by ChrisHolmes » Thu Nov 26, 2020 10:43 pm

Based on the following cut and pasted official COVID advice then from a Tier 2 I can travel through a Tier 3 zone but not actually stop in one.
if you live in a tier 2 area, you must continue to follow tier 2 rules when you travel to a tier 1 area. Avoid travel to or overnight stays in tier 3 areas other than where necessary, such as for work, education, youth services, to receive medical treatment, or because of caring responsibilities. You can travel through a tier 3 area as a part of a longer journey
The crucial word to me is “through” meaning I cannot stop at Brands Hatch and certainly not stay at the Mercure the night before if it’s not work related.
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Post by qwakers » Thu Nov 26, 2020 10:44 pm

you can always sleep in the back of my lorry. cant promise itll be comfortable, but its dry :D
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Post by ChrisHolmes » Thu Nov 26, 2020 10:47 pm

Thanks James but that’s still travelling into a Tier 3 zone and not through it.
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Post by qwakers » Thu Nov 26, 2020 10:50 pm

if the event runs, its legal to go. it wont be allowed to run if not. and they have already stated that they have no intention of cancelling unless they have to, and the subtext reads to me like they have no intention of issuing refunds, either....
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Post by ChrisHolmes » Thu Nov 26, 2020 10:54 pm

The issue is not whether the event runs or not but that travelling through a lower Tier zone is mentioned, but not stopping in one, therefore on that basis “through” means not stopping, other than for calls of nature I presume!
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Post by Conan » Thu Nov 26, 2020 11:18 pm

MSV are legally entitled to hold the event ( fact )
Whether you are legally entitled to attend the event is a different question ( fact )
Given the time scale and situation perhaps the club should be making a decision (events team ) ?
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Post by GreySilver Beast » Fri Nov 27, 2020 12:20 am

The Events Team doesn't need to make a decision regarding this trackday Pete :) , as it's up to the individual if they want to go from one Tier to the other Tier :!:

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Post by Conan » Fri Nov 27, 2020 12:23 am

My post has been edited so that it bears no resemblense to what I posted
It has not been acknowledged as been edited by a moderator
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Post by GreySilver Beast » Fri Nov 27, 2020 12:36 am

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Post by Conan » Fri Nov 27, 2020 12:47 am

I have received your pm and responded although you are aware I have a problem with the pm system so please only use email or phone.
My post has been altered without due care and attention to make it unintelligible by persons unknown
Asking for simple clarification from the club is not unreasonable !!
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Post by Conan » Fri Nov 27, 2020 1:03 am

My posts have now been removed with no logical explanation.
I would request a moderator to reinstall them.
An explanation posted here for the removal for all members to see would be appropriate
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Post by Conan » Fri Nov 27, 2020 1:27 am

My posts have now been reinstalled with no explanation
However my original post has been altered to bear no resemblense to the original post
I would request that a moderator reinstates my original post to its original integrity, falsifying someone’s post on this forum is not desirable or legal in anyway and does nothing for the forums integrity.
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