Forge Motorsport sept 17 Photo's, Videos, feedback etc

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Forge Motorsport sept 17 Photo's, Videos, feedback etc

Post by Conan » Sat Sep 09, 2017 6:52 pm

Had a great day, really tired
Separate thread for all the pics etc as usual.
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PS: Now I've been round to the shop and got a bottle of red wine to chill with :)
Big thanks to everyone who turned up today at Castle Combe and made it such a great day (members and non members alike) :thumleft: (Mazda,s and non Mazda,s alike) =D> which makes it such a great car club community.
Special thanks to Pat-Caren and crew, Dave 2112, Leroy-Rachael, Sagarth for help setting up etc.
It was another great day with everyone, first track session was nice and dry and the second was a thunder storm which was a great experience.
Track etiquette was impeccable from what I saw in our sessions which is more than can be said for some of the other sessions and the amount of damage and stoppages during the day #-o
Nigel was of course missed and there was more cake than usual left over ;)
See you all soon
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Re: Forge Motorsport sept 17 Photo's, Videos, feedback etc

Post by Dave2112 » Sat Sep 09, 2017 6:56 pm

Another great day out at Combe, the last session was certainly entertaining in the monsoon. My new rain sport tyres were excellent :thumright: thanks to all who make these track days possible :thumleft:
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Post by brix79 » Sat Sep 09, 2017 10:44 pm

Shame I missed it this year, will hopefully make it next. :D

Lookin' forward to hearing more about the monsoon session!
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Post by ChrisHolmes » Sat Sep 09, 2017 11:35 pm

Glad you all enjoyed the day, despite the rain. Blyton Sprint was great but we also had heavy rain which ultimately closed the track early. It's a great track and hard to get right.
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Post by Reloy » Sun Sep 10, 2017 8:23 am

Thanks to everyone for making this such a great day. Really enjoyed my track time, and the bacon, and the cakes, and thanks to Phil for taking me out for a passenger ride during the monsoon thunderstorm.
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Post by Dave2112 » Sun Sep 10, 2017 7:20 pm

Driving in the Monsoon yesterday at Combe, was a little tentative at first, but then began to trust the Uniroyals in the wet. Folly, Avon rise and understandably Camp corner were taken a bit sedately as there was rivers running over the track!! but all good fun.

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Post by Conan » Sun Sep 10, 2017 8:51 pm

Well done Dave,
First video up and shows exactly what it was like out there (great fun) :)
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Post by boosted » Mon Sep 11, 2017 10:30 am

Pretty Epic considering the conditions....didnt see a wobble or slide either very Casey like...smooth and consistent...welldone....glad i chickened out with old balding rear 888s think i wise decisions.
Uniroyal Rainsport 3s are fantastic.

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Post by sagarh » Mon Sep 11, 2017 1:26 pm

Here is a link to some of the photos I took on the day - I have a few more to upload which I will get done sometime this week...

They are not the best quality - I used my crappy smartphone, think its time to invest in a proper camera!

https://photos.app.goo.gl/KnyCvTitAsYUsjxr1
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Post by boosted » Mon Sep 11, 2017 2:12 pm

Nice to meet you Sagar...thanks for sharing the umbrella!

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Post by nightfire10 » Fri Sep 15, 2017 8:23 pm

Dave2112 wrote:
Sat Sep 09, 2017 6:56 pm
Another great day out at Combe, the last session was certainly entertaining in the monsoon. My new rain sport tyres were excellent :thumright: thanks to all who make these track days possible :thumleft:
Got a quote from Poole tyres £100 per tyre fitted ?
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Post by SeeJay » Fri Sep 15, 2017 9:34 pm

Is this a time travel thread?...we're only on Sept 15th :-k
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Post by Conan » Fri Sep 15, 2017 10:18 pm

SeeJay wrote:
Fri Sep 15, 2017 9:34 pm
Is this a time travel thread?...we're only on Sept 15th :-k
I thought it was 2017.............But I may be stuck in 1967 :)
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Post by Lemon » Sat Sep 16, 2017 5:05 am

nightfire10 wrote:
Fri Sep 15, 2017 8:23 pm
Dave2112 wrote:
Sat Sep 09, 2017 6:56 pm
Another great day out at Combe, the last session was certainly entertaining in the monsoon. My new rain sport tyres were excellent :thumright: thanks to all who make these track days possible :thumleft:
Got a quote from Poole tyres £100 per tyre fitted ?
i buy them from Camskill and find somewhere to fit them for me.
Thanks, Stu

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Post by untakenname » Sat Sep 16, 2017 8:10 am

I bought my set from camskill as well this time last year, they cost less than £60 per corner fitted which is ok for the cost, got about a 1500 miles out of the rears with some heavy use including a couple of trackdays and a 4 person track limits day.
Imo the compound is too soft for driving hard in the dry, you can literally see the rubber being left behind and the tc lights up more often than with my other tyres (Dunlop SP1's which are over double the price).
They are also quite noisy as well but for the price and in the wet ut can't be beaten.

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