***TRACKDAY, Brands Hatch, Friday 4th December*** Sold Out

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***TRACKDAY, Brands Hatch, Friday 4th December*** Sold Out

Post by GreySilver Beast » Sun Feb 22, 2015 2:18 am

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Well done to everyone who committed to purchasing their ticket early at the "Early Bird Booking Price" of £119 =D>

The allocation has now been sold, but places are still available at the (quite reasonable) standard price of £139


For those of you who haven't been to this event before, it has become a popular event, a bit of a tradition really, although not quite on the scale or prestige of Wimbledon :D It has been a regular event in the club calendar since 2008. Harrizone, Zarterone and Casey have attended every December Brands Hatch day since then :D

Link to last year's thread - LINK HERE

So, let's start the ball rolling

Track and event details for anyone new;
CIRCUIT STATS:
Length - 1.2 miles (Indy)
Corners - 5
Noise - 105db (compulsory stationary test)

PROVISIONAL TIMINGS OF THE DAY:
- Sign On 07:30 - 08:30
- Briefing: 08:30am
- OPL from 09.00
- Lunch 12.30-13.30
- OPL 13.30
- Track Closes 16.00 (Day light permitting)

Book your place via THIS LINK

Newcomers to trackdays are very welcome; please be aware that the track can be a little cold, wet and greasy at this time of the year, so can be more challenging (and fun) to drive :D Luckily, we've often been blessed with cool, but bight, sunny days, where most of the track dries out and warms up a bit by lunchtime. Of course, I won't mention the year the event was postponed due to 2 feet of snow Image

We should be able to offer a "Buddy" to anyone who requests one. This means you will be assigned an experienced trackday driver who will stay with you from the very start of the day until you are happy to unite the knot Image The Buddy can help you as much or as little as you want; help with checking your car, signing on, noise testing, getting to the briefing, passenger laps (you driving, and/or Buddy driving to show lines), etc. I always recommend people new to the track also book a "formal" tuition slot, 20 mins with a qualified instructor for ~£20. Great value for money if you are new to trackday driving.

If you are unfamiliar with Brands Hatch then this will help you visualise what it's like to drive;

A “nearside foglight” perspective;
HINTS:
1. Turn your sound down low, the wind noise isn't good!
2. Click on the 360p and select 720p to get the HD version of the video.
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If you have any questions, please post up here or PM Malcolm (casey).

Already Booked/Paid
  1. Zarterone (Paul)
  2. casey (Malcolm)
  3. stewartm (Stew) & (Katie)
  4. GreySilver Beast (Nigel) + GrimReaper (Dan) [-o<
  5. Harrizone (Ray)
  6. tractorboy (Bob)
  7. Ian.Mothersole (Ian)
  8. J2daG1990 Joe
  9. Arnie_O (Aston)
  10. Lennycarloff (Jim)
  11. RickyG512 (Ricky) sold to Ray
  12. salesy
Reserve List
  1. Eddie192
Names Food List
  1. GSB (Nigel) - Standard Menu
  2. casey (Malcolm) - Festive Menu
  3. Harrizone (Ray) - Daytime Menu
  4. stewartm (Stewart) - Standard Menu?
  5. KJB (Katie) - Festive Menu?
  6. Zarterone (Paul) - Standard Menu
  7. Ian.M (Ian) - Standard Menu
  8. WildMan10 (Ian) - Festive Menu
  9. Feathers (Anne) - Festive Menu
  10. lennycarloff (Jim) - Standard Menu
  11. Arnie_O (Aston)
  12. Ryan
  13. Conan (Pete) - Standard Menu - possible
  14. Clive - Standard Menu - possible
If you want to add your name, delete your name, or confirm you're still coming,then simply post up in this thread and a member of the Events Team will keep this "first post" list updated. No need to "quote" this list - thanks.
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***TRACKDAY, Brands Hatch, Friday 4th December***

Post by GreySilver Beast » Fri Feb 27, 2015 12:16 am

Let's see a few more Members pay the Early Bird Figure before MOT put it back up to full price :P
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Re: ***TRACKDAY, Brands Hatch, Friday 4th December***

Post by Neil B » Sat Feb 28, 2015 9:53 am

Yep I'll do this and I'll be able to pay in a week or so

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Re: ***TRACKDAY, Brands Hatch, Friday 4th December***

Post by RickyG512 » Sun Mar 01, 2015 6:15 am

No way I'm gonna miss this one, it's so closeo to my house, wish it was my garden, will book tomorrow
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Re: ***TRACKDAY, Brands Hatch, Friday 4th December***

Post by Clive » Mon Mar 02, 2015 8:45 pm

Nigel

I have just paid, please could you add me to the list.

Thank You


Done - Events Team

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Re: ***TRACKDAY, Brands Hatch, Friday 4th December***

Post by RickyG512 » Tue Mar 03, 2015 8:27 pm

Nigel

I have just paid, please could you add me to the list.

Thank You


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Have done - 1. All RED interior lights + LED side lights 2. Red D585 coils, 3. Fit a big spoiler which requires respray, 4. K&N air and oil filter, 5. 10W40 fuchs XTR, 4. Imitation shark fin GPS glued on the roof lol 5. Red hammerite brakes

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Re: ***TRACKDAY, Brands Hatch, Friday 4th December***

Post by GreySilver Beast » Wed Mar 04, 2015 1:07 am

Well done Ricky and glad you took note of my PM =D>
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Re: ***TRACKDAY, Brands Hatch, Friday 4th December***

Post by NicKD » Wed Mar 04, 2015 10:12 am

GreySilver Beast wrote:Early Bird Booking Price with MOT is £119 but this won't last for much longer :( so get yourself booked up as soon as you can :thumleft:
It is the first 20 places at this price, after that it goes up. We have 18 bookings so far.
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Re: ***TRACKDAY, Brands Hatch, Friday 4th December***

Post by RickyG512 » Wed Mar 04, 2015 12:06 pm

damm that was close !!
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Re: ***TRACKDAY, Brands Hatch, Friday 4th December***

Post by GreySilver Beast » Wed Mar 04, 2015 1:25 pm

I knew it was something like that Nick =D>
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Re: ***TRACKDAY, Brands Hatch, Friday 4th December***

Post by NicKD » Thu Jun 11, 2015 11:28 am

Just to let everyone know, there is currently just one early bird place left on this event.
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Re: ***TRACKDAY, Brands Hatch, Friday 4th December***

Post by JBailey46 » Thu Jun 11, 2015 11:42 am

This looks great! Especially like the sound of the buddy system for a complete newbie like me.

Unfortunately I'm in America that day. i will keep my eyes open for similar events though!!
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Re: ***TRACKDAY, Brands Hatch, Friday 4th December***

Post by J2daG1990 » Wed Jun 24, 2015 2:54 pm

You can put me down as a possible seeing as how i'm 15 minutes away from here.
Providing I do a brake upgrade before December i'll come along.
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Re: ***TRACKDAY, Brands Hatch, Friday 4th December***

Post by GreySilver Beast » Wed Jun 24, 2015 4:36 pm

Post updated Joe =D> - Events Team
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Re: ***TRACKDAY, Brands Hatch, Friday 4th December***

Post by Eddie192 » Tue Jul 07, 2015 10:36 am

If everything goes as planned I will be there. Possible :)
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Re: ***TRACKDAY, Brands Hatch, Friday 4th December***

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First post updated Eddie =D> - Events Team
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Re: ***TRACKDAY, Brands Hatch, Friday 4th December***

Post by Studle » Mon Jul 13, 2015 8:37 am

Hi Nigel,
Are there still places available?
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Re: ***TRACKDAY, Brands Hatch, Friday 4th December***

Post by RickyG512 » Mon Jul 13, 2015 8:38 am

Yup loads I beleive, don't think there's a limit?
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Re: ***TRACKDAY, Brands Hatch, Friday 4th December***

Post by casey » Mon Jul 13, 2015 10:50 am

Yes, there are places left, but I'm afraid al the "Early Bird" tickets have now all been sold, so the price has reverted to the normal price of £139.

I'll amend the first post in this thread ref the Early Bird pricing ow....
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Re: ***TRACKDAY, Brands Hatch, Friday 4th December***

Post by RickyG512 » Mon Jul 13, 2015 11:16 am

Woops I mistakenly thought this was the Snetterton thread lol
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***TRACKDAY, Brands Hatch, Friday 4th December***

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Re: ***TRACKDAY, Brands Hatch, Friday 4th December***

Post by tractorboy » Mon Sep 28, 2015 8:08 am

It might be a short circuit but it's so iconic, great fun and difficult to get just right. Just what you want from a trackday :-)

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Re: ***TRACKDAY, Brands Hatch, Friday 4th December***

Post by Rx8-Col. » Mon Sep 28, 2015 12:30 pm

Would I be ok to pop along for afew hours? Not looking to go out on track, just have a chat and a look around.
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Re: ***TRACKDAY, Brands Hatch, Friday 4th December***

Post by casey » Mon Sep 28, 2015 2:20 pm

^^You are most welcome, we should have a block of garages together and some coffee/tea on the go for club members (bring a mug, in case we are short of some :D ).

If you buy a passenger wristband for £10 and bring a helmet (or hire on for £10) then I'm sure they'll be ample opportunity for passenger rides - if you want. If not, just turn up for a chat, everyone is very welcome just to drop by, there is no entry fee either :D
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Re: ***TRACKDAY, Brands Hatch, Friday 4th December***

Post by RickyG512 » Tue Oct 06, 2015 12:01 pm

unfortionaltey i cant attend this anymore =( =(

would anyone like to take my place at the early bird price of £119, Note, the price has risen to £139 so save yourself £20 =)
Car Bought With Black Wheels, Black Windows, Petit/Miltek Full Exhaust System, High Power Start Motor

Have done - 1. All RED interior lights + LED side lights 2. Red D585 coils, 3. Fit a big spoiler which requires respray, 4. K&N air and oil filter, 5. 10W40 fuchs XTR, 4. Imitation shark fin GPS glued on the roof lol 5. Red hammerite brakes

To Do List - 1. Sohn Adapter, 2. LED fog lights

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