TRACKDAY Spa-Francorchamps F1 Circuit - ***Friday 11th November 2022*** £379

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SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS F1 Circuit, Friday 11th November 2022



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Some of us are going to Spa-Francorchamps for Friday 11th November :thumleft:

Links to previous trips :
2015 RX-8OC Trip
October 2018

Please do bare in mind this isn't a cheap trip and could be looking at something like £2,000 per person in an RX-8, although you can keep some of the costs down by sharing hotel rooms for instance and spreading the cost over the next 8 months.

The reason am suggesting taking the train is that it only takes about 35mins to go from Folkestone to Calais, where as by Ferry from Dover to Dunkirk takes about 2.5hrs to cross the English Channel.

If you go by train, then make sure you book your car on the lower deck as you may ground out on the top deck going up and then coming back down :!:

Can go in Convoy from Le Shuttle Calais to Spa-Francorchamps Belguim on the E40 Motorway, but please also have your European Sat-Nav on in the car in case you get separated on route and can then make your own way there instead.
Circuit Days run exclusive car track days on the legendary 4.5 mile Spa-Francorchamps F1 circuit. All events are run in an open pit lane format with restricted numbers to ensure unlimited, quality track time.
Please note race teams are not permitted to participate on our events at Spa-Francorchamps.
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Things to bare in mind that you need to know:
At least Triple Jabbed
Euros
UK Boot Sticker
Tell UK Insurance
Travel Insurance
Petrol (10 fill ups with an RX-8 inc Track)
Fire Extinguisher (1 fixed inside the car plus another one is useful)
European Travel Kit (Triangle, Yellow Vest x Seats, Spare Bulbs, Breathalyzers)
European Sat-Nav
European Breakdown Cover
Your Camping Chair
Copy of V5 Document
Track Insurance InsureMyTrackday

Spares & Tools:
Brake Pads - Front & Rear
Brake Discs - Front & Rear
Engine Oil
Coolant Fluid
Brake Fluid
Jack
Axel Stands
Tools Box

Track Cost:
Circuit Days - Price £379

Train or Ferry:
Le Shuttle - From £145 approx (Return)
DFDS Ferry - From £125 approx (Return)

Fuel Stations:
England - Shell Folkestone Services, Junction 11, M20, Hythe CT21 4BL
Belgium - Station Shell, Aire de Tignée Sud, Autoroute, E40, 4632 Soumagne, Belgium https://maps.app.goo.gl/Ne7FEYxH3uLXdhgv6

Accommodation:
Radisson-Blu Balmoral Hotel
Hotel Verviers Van der Valk

Track Address:
Route du Circuit,
4970,
Francorchamps,
Belgium

Noise Limit:
103dB drive by

Itinerary:
Open pit lane track day on the Grand Prix circuit:

Registration 0730
Drivers Briefing 0830
Driving Starts 0900
Lunch 1200
Driving Starts 1300
Driving Ends 1800

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  1. GSB-TDU (Nigel)(GT86) - Track (Swap/Paid,share garage) - Train 9th/12th (Credit/Paid) - Hotel 9th/12th £155 (Booked) - Track Ins £101 - Travel Ins - EB/down Cover (Done)
  2. Salokin (Nick)(RX-8 PZ) - Track (Credit/Paid inc Garage) - Train 9th/12th (Credit/Paid) - Hotel 9th/12th £155 (Booked) - Track Ins £ - Travel Ins (Done) - EB/down Cover
If you have booked a place and want to add your name then simply post up in this thread and I (or one of the Events Team) will keep this "first post" list updated. No need to "re-quote" this list - thanks.
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Spa can be "fun" in November...

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I'll just leave this here, I think :twisted:

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Probably a bit of a risk weather wise for me that date thanks anyway!

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Hi.
If anyone needs help with track day insurance for this event then please feel free to drop me a line.
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I am going to pass on this,the risk of bad weather is to great for the expense.
Sorry mark
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Thanks for letting us both know Mark :( - Events Team
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Nick and I have just booked an Apartment for 3 nights at 367 Euros =D> =D> =D> =D>

To do List
Book/Pay trackday - DONE
Book/Pay garage hire - DONE
Book/Pay Le Shuttle - DONE
Book Accommodation - DONE
Travel Insurance Nick - DONE
Garage £90 Nick - DONE
Euro Breakdown Cover Nigel - DONE
Track Insurance Nigel -
Track Insurance Nick -
4 day Travel Insurance Nigel -
Order Euros 2wks beforehand Nigel & Nick -
Garage Nigel £90 -
Euro Breakdown Cover Nick -
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