Curborough Sprint Track - New Date - Saturday, Sept 23rd, with RReMC

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Curborough Sprint Track - New Date - Saturday, Sept 23rd, with RReMC

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Hi All,
Now in association with Rolls-Royce Employees Motor Club.
They have spaces spare, so anyone interested in the date above, let know and I'll forward payment details. £120 gets you breakfast cob, lunch, cake, and drinks all day. Plus a day on the track if anyone wants to after the food :)

It's basically a short track, with a straight with a couple of humps of it forming a figure 8 layout. Typically you'd do three circuits with a combination of patterns. It's so short it's easy for beginners, one car at a time, so quick you don't have to get any more tired than you want to be (lots of little portions :) ) and interesting enough to be a lot of excitement in a small package even for experienced drivers.

Typically about £120pp for the day with breakfast, lunch and drinks available on site, depending on numbers.

https://www.curborough.co.uk/

Let me know (hopefully by voting if this thing works) and if there's enough of us, I'll make further arrangements :)

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FYI helmets aren't madatory, and as there's only one car on track at once I didn't bother with extra insurance. So I think it's quite the bargain too :thumright:
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Is this the one car throttle use?
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McBandy wrote:
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Is this the one car throttle use?
Yes.

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Re: Curborough Sprint Track Anyone? (nr Lichfield)

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Sounds good to me. Just need to sort a little brake being to good at its job problem first, so as long as its a couple of weeks in future im up for it
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I voted weekend. I just don't have enough annual leave left to do it on a week day.

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If its a weekend I'd be game. Whether thats in the golf or tagging along with someone else. :p
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I would be up for this, prefer weekends (voted accordingly)
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Did anybody say track??😄
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Hi
Just another shout out for this.
I've finally found the track's admin email in my spam folder and they only have week days available. So I thinking a Friday in September right now.
Maybe something like the 15th or 22nd assuming I can book them.
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Depending on how many people are interested it might be more sensible to go for a half day track hire as if there's no waiting we'll get a lot of driving :) That said, I'm happy to canvas opinion on that.
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How much we talking for a weekday, same price? And how much for a half day?

I can get a single day off for a giggle, so count me in
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Costs not including catering :) To be honest at these prices if we can get 10 of us it'd be worth doing a full day.

Half day private hire £375.00 plus VAT = £450.00 (also winter half day rate)
Full day private hire £750.00 plus VAT = £900.00

You will also require public liability insurance to a minimum of £5M for a motorsport environment, which if you don't have your own for motor sport, a company called MIS can provide this at the rates of:

0-5 participants = £80
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FYI all their Fridays through Mondays are booked already, but I'm trying them for the day after the late Summer bank holiday.
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Still up for this. I can do a weekday. I'm away the week of the bank holiday though.

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OK available days around there are:
Tue 19th Sep
Thu 21st Sep
Tue 26th Sep
Wed 27th Sep

Please let me know how they are for you all.
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Can do all, but would prefer the first 2 as I'm already doing Snetterton on the week of the latter dates.

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OK the 21st looks best for me. Can I get a show hands.
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Re: Curborough Sprint Track Anyone? How is Thurs, Sep 21st for everyone?

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After today unfortunately I need to pull out of doing this event.
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Re: Curborough Sprint Track Anyone? How is Thurs, Sep 21st for everyone?

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ChrisHolmes wrote:
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After today unfortunately I need to pull out of doing this event.
I'm sorry to hear that. Nothing too serious I hope.
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Hi All,
Not hearing much from people so I'll send some PMs and put it out to Familia too.
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Hi All, I'm struggling to get replies from people. Curborough are wanting confirmation in the next week. I've had no replies from Familia either but I'm just tried the MX5 FB group (hope you don't mind sharing :) ).

At this rate there won't be enough interest to justify a whole day at any rate and maybe not enough people for half day either :(
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Re: Curborough Sprint Track Anyone? How is Thurs, Sep 21st for everyone?

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Will, we often have trouble getting responses on our monthly meet. You may need to choose a date, stick to it, deadline for replies and simple yes or no answers.
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