JDM Castle Combe Sat 2nd June 2018

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Re: JDM Castle Combe Sat 2nd June 2018 Club stand booking now closed, public track sessions still available

Post by nightfire10 » Sun May 27, 2018 4:21 pm

boosted wrote:Quick question, I have received my stand pass and direct from Combe my 12.30,2.15 and 4.00 track sessions but no exclusive 10.15??? Now i cocked up when purchasing and didnt use code....so are these being handed out on day?,
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Post by boosted » Sun May 27, 2018 4:24 pm

Brill thanks..thought so just checking..woohoo not long now..

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Post by Neilparry » Sun May 27, 2018 5:20 pm

boosted wrote:Brill thanks..thought so just checking..woohoo not long now..

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Post by boosted » Sun May 27, 2018 5:32 pm

Is that a positive or a negative....im not so sure...rofl

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Post by Neilparry » Sun May 27, 2018 8:01 pm

mrspiller wrote:Positive for power steering
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Re: JDM Castle Combe Sat 2nd June 2018 Club stand booking now closed, public track sessions still available

Post by ChrisHolmes » Sun May 27, 2018 9:01 pm

We have been allocated 5 stands and these can be seen on the sheet you will have received with your passes.
Whilst 5 stand numbers are shown on the layout all our passes will probably carry the same number.
Whether your going on track or not please look for the parking marshals when you arrive and you will be directed to the relevant area of the stands to park. When you return from a track session please try to park in the same spot.
Bacon rolls and tea/coffee will be available from 7:30 onwards and throughout the day but after the breakfast "run" it will most likely be self catering. Soft drinks and snacks will also be available all day and finally one very important request.

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Re: JDM Castle Combe Sat 2nd June 2018 Club stand booking now closed, public track sessions still available

Post by Dave2112 » Sun May 27, 2018 10:19 pm



This is why Quarry has it’s reputation as one of the most dangerous corners in the UK. Little food for thought for next week :lol:
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Post by SeeJay » Sun May 27, 2018 10:24 pm

ChrisHolmes wrote:
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We have been allocated 5 stands...
Umm :scratch: Chris,my paperwork..and stand pass..only indicates 'M5'..I don't see any other areas..or am I just being thick :?: :-k
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Post by GreySilver Beast » Sun May 27, 2018 10:26 pm

You are being thick CJ :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Post by ChrisHolmes » Sun May 27, 2018 10:36 pm

For clarity folks we we have, M5 & M6 and opposite over the road M22, M23 & M24 but all passes will probably say M5
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Post by SeeJay » Sun May 27, 2018 10:48 pm

Well i'm on the early-bird crew,so I'll pick my own damn space ;) :lol:
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Post by Conan » Sun May 27, 2018 11:05 pm

Dave2112 wrote:
Sun May 27, 2018 10:19 pm


This is why Quarry has it’s reputation as one of the most dangerous corners in the UK. Little food for thought for next week :lol:
I don’t know what’s wrong with them, they weren’t even going that fast :)
You can take Avon Rise at 150 :pale:
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Re: JDM Castle Combe Sat 2nd June 2018 Club stand booking now closed, public track sessions still available

Post by Lemon » Mon May 28, 2018 6:03 am

I'll start looking at the fuel prices this week but Sainsbury's super (best offer in town) was at £1.249 last week.

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Post by GreySilver Beast » Tue May 29, 2018 3:04 pm

JDM has Arrived =D> =D> =D> =D> - Events Team


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Re: JDM Castle Combe Sat 2nd June 2018 Club stand booking now closed, public track sessions still available

Post by Lemon » Tue May 29, 2018 5:26 pm

fuel has gone up to £1.259

also please be aware that there are roadworks currently going on on the A350 with a 40 restriction in place and there is also a ramp when heading northbound so take care on your way out if you are "#stance nation"

as you approach Chippenham heading southbound from the M4 you want to be in the right hand lane for the first roundabout (at the BP garage) as the next section is set up so at the roundabout the left hand lane is left only with the right hand lane for straight on and turn right, it is from here you enter the roadworks. though be careful as there are still quite a few who don't adhere to the signage and it can get particularly tricky as there is no longer a merge at the southbound exit to the second roundabout.
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Re: JDM Castle Combe Sat 2nd June 2018 Club stand booking now closed, public track sessions still available

Post by ChrisHolmes » Wed May 30, 2018 5:34 pm

Collected my passes etc: and all the exclusive RX8OC track session passes from the circuit today and had a look at the area we have been allocated.
M5 which likely as not shows on all you passes also happens to be the route for spectators from the road to the end of the embankment therefore please follow the parking marshalls instructions and do not park to the embankment (left) side of M5.

Cars that are going on track should be parked along the road edge of the stands and reversed in, there should be room to leave a meter each side the cars. Again, please follow the guidance of the parking marshalls.

Parking Marshalls? do I hear you ask? I forgot to ask for volunteers for this role which can be like herding blind wilful cats, no intention to offend anyone by the way! So if you have a Hi Vis, or even if not then please turn up at 6:30 latest to guide members regarding parking as they arrive.

No burger vans in the area M5 & M6 has been confirmed to me today whilst I was at the track and a roped off access lane to the embankment has been requested so all is now in place for a fantastic day. Well once I clear Morrisons out of rolls and bacon tomorrow it will be!
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Re: JDM Castle Combe Sat 2nd June 2018 Club stand booking now closed, public track sessions still available

Post by mrspiller » Wed May 30, 2018 6:08 pm

I be got a load of hi viz if required
Might have a logo on the back , but if stuck let me know


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Post by ChrisHolmes » Wed May 30, 2018 7:35 pm

Please can you bring 4 HiViz Wayne, only need them for the car parking marshals that I "pressgang" on the morning! You get an extra slice of bacon in your butties for this!
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Post by mrspiller » Wed May 30, 2018 8:31 pm

ChrisHolmes wrote:Please can you bring 4 HiViz Wayne, only need them for the car parking marshals that I "pressgang" on the morning! You get an extra slice of bacon in your butties for this!
If you send me the logo , I MAY be able to get some run out with the RX8OC done , I can try , and you’ll have to pay of course


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Re: JDM Castle Combe Sat 2nd June 2018 Club stand booking now closed, public track sessions still available

Post by casey » Wed May 30, 2018 9:45 pm

I'll turn up early and help with the parking Chris. Not sure about 6.30am :z , but I'll aim to get there by 7am :D
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Post by ChrisHolmes » Wed May 30, 2018 9:50 pm

Wayne, many thanks for the offer to have jackets logoed but it's probably too close to sort by Saturday, unless someone reading this can sort something for you directly.
Malcolm, that would be great, I have witnessed your excellent parking marshal skills!
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Post by casey » Wed May 30, 2018 9:56 pm

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Malcolm, that would be great, I have witnessed your excellent parking marshal skills!
Not sure that was me, must've been a lookalike ;)

I have a hi-viz, just need to remember to pack it :thumleft:
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Re: JDM Castle Combe Sat 2nd June 2018 Club stand booking now closed, public track sessions still available

Post by mrspiller » Wed May 30, 2018 10:02 pm

ChrisHolmes wrote:Wayne, many thanks for the offer to have jackets logoed but it's probably too close to sort by Saturday, unless someone reading this can sort something for you directly.
Malcolm, that would be great, I have witnessed your excellent parking marshal skills!
I can ask for same day , they are pretty good , just need someone to accept the Friday post


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