TRACKDAY Thruxton Circuit - ***Monday 18th July 2022*** £169

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Thruxton Circuit - Monday 18th July £169

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This event is being run by Motorsport-Events, who provide a good, fun, day. Priced at £169, at a great circuit in the UK =D>

Highly recommended getting an trackday fix once again at this fantastic track :!:

Thruxton is the fastest road racing circuit in the country with legendary high speed corners and a reputation as a real drivers circuit. It is a circuit that requires precision driving and total concentration and provides a unique challenge in British motorsport. It is also one of the longest in the UK at 2.4 miles. It really is the one track in the UK even the most experienced and skilled driver would never grow bored of and is extremely hard to get that near perfect lap!

There is a 90dB(A) noise limit in operation at this venue.

Pit garages may be available for this event so please do contact us if you would like one.

Please note that if this event is cancelled due to COVID-19 a credit will be automatically held for you. No refunds will be given in this instance.
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About our trackdays
What time should I get to the circuit? Please arrive an hour before the day starts to sign on, get noise tested and to attend the drivers briefing.

What should i wear? Clothes appropriate for the time of year, bearing in mind many airfields and race tracks can be quite windy and cold! We strongly recommend you wear racing boots, soft soled trainers or deck shoes when driving on track. Racing suits are recommended but not compulsory, but we do insist that you wear clothing that covers your arms and legs whilst driving. We supply good quality and inexpensive driving gloves and boots.

Do I need special insurance? It is not compulsory, but please be aware that many car policies do not pay out when you are on track, please check with your Insurance Broker. Also please take note that it is your responsibility to pay for any vehicle damage to your own vehicle, whether an accident was your fault or not. You can take out special track day insurance cover from Motorsport insurance company Moris.

What should I do to my car? You should ensure that it is in a very good road worthy condition, that all levels are correct (though not overfilled as this can lead to spillages), tyres are pumped up to correct pressures (some people recommend pumping tyres between 2-6 psi above normal road car levels). Make sure your brakes are in tip top condition as track driving can be hard on brakes. Also ensure that there is nothing in the drivers cabin that can come loose or roll around (cassette tapes, phones, cans of drink etc).

Can Competition Cars Attend? Our events are for like minded enthusiast drivers in 'road type' cars. Please note that we do not allow any out and out, dedicated race or competition cars to participate, our events are track days and not test days for race cars. There are of course cross over cars (Road Saloons, some Rally Cars and of course many Kit type such as Caterhams and Westfields) which attend our events and whilst they may not be used on the road they could be; these cars are very welcome as long as they are well prepared and safe. What we don't allow are GT race cars, single seaters, sports racing cars (such as Radicals unless road legal) etc. If you have any doubts about the suitability of your car please ask in advance.

Do I need a crash helmet? We insist that all drivers and passengers wear crash helmets, with the chin straps done up securely at all times whilst on track. If you don't own one then we offer good quality helmets at a daily hire rate of just £20.

What about noise? Each venue has different noise regulations that your car must adhere to. Most standard road cars will easily be under the limit at all venues, however some side exit exhaust systems and modified cars can be over. We are very happy to test your car at one of our events and offer advice if you are unsure. Please call our office on 0844 873 6075.
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Rules
Site Access : 07:30-18:00
Garages : Available
Refreshments : Refreshments from the Goodwood Restaurant
Fuel : On site at set times
Layout : Full Circuit (2.36 miles)
Format : Open Pit Lane
Noise : 90dba Static
Overtaking : Due to the flowing nature of the circuit on EITHER Side on Straights Only

Timetable
Wristband Collection 0730
Sighting Laps 0900
Open Pit Lane 0930
Lunch 1230
Open Pit Lane 1330
Driving Ends 1700

Noise Limit
90dB static. Nearly all road cars and many race cars will pass the noise test. Should anybody fail the test, regardless of car, we'll offer a full credit to use on a future event at an alternative venue

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Geniepont Rapid 50KW Charger

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  2. Salokin (Nick)(RX-8 PZ) - PAID
  3. ChrisHolmes (Chris)(RX-8 SC) - PAID
  4. nightfire10 (Steve)(RX-8 40th) - PAID
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  6. MightyCondor (Alan)(RX-8 Custom) - PAID
  7. Barry John (RX-8 Kuro) - PAID
  8. v-rex (Vinod)(RX-8 PZ) - PAID
  9. Webbo85 (Simon)(WRX) - PAID
  10. Boston Rotary (Pete)(RX-8) - PAID
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i want to, i really do, but id never get through the noise test...... the car's 98db on a good day!
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Have just booked this trackday and am taking the Tesla =D> =D> =D> =D>

I emailed them the other day to check if this was OK :twisted:
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probably the only car on the forum quiet enough!
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:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Hi.
If anyone needs any help with track day insurance for this event then please feel free to drop me a line.
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You don't cover Tesla's :!: :!: :!: :!:
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Booked and paid for.
Will be bringing an electric beastie.

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Only a week after the JDM Combe event! :D
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Only a week after the JDM Combe event! :D
Plus only a week before Simply Japanese at Beaulieu so a busy month for some!
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Loved Thruxton when I drove it a couple of years ago. Just booked and will hopefully be in the RX8, if not then the M3 should be able to scare the hell out of me from Noble round down and through Church!
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qwakers wrote:
Mon Jan 17, 2022 9:58 pm
i want to, i really do, but id never get through the noise test...... the car's 98db on a good day!
James,

Why don’t you come and share my car, you would be more than welcome.

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id love to. let me think about it.
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Seeing I know what it is James, you would be daft not too take Ranjan up on his offer :twisted:
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oh go on then, i might as well :D im off work that day anyway... :D
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qwakers wrote:
Thu Feb 03, 2022 8:03 pm
oh go on then, i might as well :D im off work that day anyway... :D
Ok, you are now booked as 2nd driver.
If you have a half face helmet bring it as it is a bit tight inside the car.
If you have not got one give me a shout and I will bring a spare.
Hopefully we will have a hot and sunny day.

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Should have the Performance Boost Pack fitted by the time we do this trackday :twisted: , so think Ranjan and I are going to have some fun around the track in July :lol:
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Yup Nigel, the cars are going to be very closely matched except you have a lot more torque than me and I weigh more than you.
It is all going to come down to tyre choice that is why I am fitting Trofeo R’s for the track day. So you had better fit some semi slicks if you want to keep up :P 8)

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Ranjan wrote:
Thu Feb 03, 2022 11:27 pm
qwakers wrote:
Thu Feb 03, 2022 8:03 pm
oh go on then, i might as well :D im off work that day anyway... :D
Ok, you are now booked as 2nd driver.
If you have a half face helmet bring it as it is a bit tight inside the car.
If you have not got one give me a shout and I will bring a spare.
Hopefully we will have a hot and sunny day.

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Thanks ranjan, I do indeed have a half face helmet.
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ChrisHolmes wrote:
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Loved Thruxton when I drove it a couple of years ago. Just booked and will hopefully be in the RX8, if not then the M3 should be able to scare the hell out of me from Noble round down and through Church!
I haven't received any order confirmation and neither has a payment been taken against my card so I tried to log into my account but the password is not accepted and the password reset automatic process isn't working either, so I called and had to leave a voicemail message.
The number of available places has gone down to 56 from 57 so maybe my booking etc is in the system stuck somewhere.

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It maybe easier to email them Chris and show the Screenshot you may of taken :thumleft: - Events Team
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Nigel,

Did you manage to book a garage?
None were offered when I booked, just wondering if I missed out.
I need a garage!

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It maybe easier to email them Chris and show the Screenshot you may of taken :thumleft: - Events Team
Email received confirming that I have registered an account and booked for this event, however the email to reset my password has not been received!
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Ranjan wrote:
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Did you manage to book a garage?
No I didn't book a garage, but some garages are available via sending a email request to : trackdays@motorsport-events.com :thumleft:

Garages not very wide, so god knows if the Tesla will fit through one, considering it was very tight with the GT86 the last time I was there :!:

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Damn it; if the GT86 had trouble fitting my car definitely will not fit.

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