RX-8 Owners Club 2020 Annual Meet weekend
Saturday 29th February - Sunday 1st March

Club exclusive trackday at the Three Sisters Circuit | Evening Dinner | AGM




Castle Combe Circuit's Japanese Car Show
Saturday 6th June 2020

Club Displays | Drifting Demos | Tracktime | and more

Peak District Driving Day, April 19th or 26th

Pub meets, drives and social events. For good food and good company while the car stays in the car park, or for a pleasurable drive through the countryside.
Post Reply
User avatar
willberry70
Events Team Member
Events Team Member
Posts: 332
Joined: Sat Aug 25, 2018 4:36 pm
RX-8: Kuro
Colour: Sparkling Black
Location: Derby
Has thanked: 384 times
Been thanked: 86 times

Peak District Driving Day, April 19th or 26th

Post by willberry70 » Sat Jan 04, 2020 3:52 pm

Hiya Guys,
I'm planning a driving day in the peaks and I thought it would be an excellent idea to invite along anyone who's interested.

Whilst I'm open to suggestions from anyone with more local knowledge, I'm thinking we start at 10:30 from the Yeaveley Arms car park (in Yeaveley near Ashbourne, SE side of the Peaks).

Then drive up to Macclesfield via the Cat and Fiddle run (via A515 and A537).

Then up to Glossop for Lunch at the Royal Oak Inn and back down via the A57 and Snake Pass.
Had mis-written as Snakebite Pass, but that just takes me back to my student days, hohoho.

Then back to the Yeaveley Arms, perhaps for a drink and dinner.

Obviously as I'm based SE of the Peaks this is mostly suited to my location, but anyone can still enjoy tagging along for just a single leg with company and the spare leg solo (or at least without me, but with other guys) if it suits.

I'm thinking April Sunday 19th or 26th, with some flexibility regarding which to try and avoid naff weather.

Let me know if you're interested ;)

Interested parties so far are:
Phoenix11
Chris231 ??
AdamGalress ??
GreySilver Beast??
New Duke ??
Chris Holmes (26th only)
ZXninja ??


So something very much like this:
https://www.google.co.uk/maps/place/The ... 6714?hl=en
Attachments
Driving Peaks.jpg
Driving Peaks.jpg (198.79 KiB) Viewed 186 times
Last edited by willberry70 on Sat Jan 04, 2020 9:23 pm, edited 2 times in total.
These users thanked the author willberry70 for the post (total 3):
GreySilver Beast (Sat Jan 04, 2020 4:20 pm) • AdamGaltress (Sat Jan 04, 2020 6:13 pm) • NeMFO (Sun Jan 19, 2020 7:03 pm)
Sparkling Black Kuro SN# 400/500. Green LEDs on door and puddle lamps. LEDs on interior lamps. EBC fronts disks. Uprated battery. Greyed alloys. K&C air filter. RRP Mk2 Coils and MSD Leads.

User avatar
Chris231
Club Member
Club Member
Posts: 3578
Joined: Tue Jan 24, 2006 11:22 am
RX-8: 231
Colour: Titanium Grey
Location: Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Has thanked: 55 times
Been thanked: 78 times

Re: Peak District Driving Day?

Post by Chris231 » Sat Jan 04, 2020 5:51 pm

Sounds good, however, does the cat and fiddle now have speed cameras?
These users thanked the author Chris231 for the post:
willberry70 (Sat Jan 04, 2020 7:52 pm)
Titanium Grey, bling wheels (set number 6) Now gone but will never be forgotten, sat nav, I-mob tracking, SS Strakes, full set of RB grills, K&N Filter and Borla zorst. Now lowered.

Just ask me where anything is, it will be in the boot!!

Now she's "the reasonably priced car is the star" as driven by Jason Plato on Fifth Gear. :notworthy:

Looked after by Rotaryrevs

User avatar
AdamGaltress
Events Team Member
Events Team Member
Posts: 4798
Joined: Tue Feb 04, 2014 11:04 pm
RX-8: Evolve
Colour: Copper Red
Location: South Linc's
Has thanked: 177 times
Been thanked: 417 times

Re: Peak District Driving Day?

Post by AdamGaltress » Sat Jan 04, 2020 6:14 pm

I ran one of these a few years ago, it was great. If I'm available I will try my best to come along
These users thanked the author AdamGaltress for the post:
willberry70 (Sat Jan 04, 2020 7:49 pm)
AdamGaltress
Events Team

Bridgeport Copper Red MazdaSpeed Evolve - Project Thread

User avatar
phoenix11
Former Member
Former Member
Posts: 465
Joined: Sat Sep 13, 2014 11:29 pm
RX-8: 231
Colour: Titanium Grey
Location: Manchester
Has thanked: 4 times
Been thanked: 32 times

Re: Peak District Driving Day?

Post by phoenix11 » Sat Jan 04, 2020 6:46 pm

AdamGaltress wrote:
Sat Jan 04, 2020 6:14 pm
I ran one of these a few years ago, it was great. If I'm available I will try my best to come along
Was an enjoyable drive out.



I would be up for this, only top half tho. Meet at macclesfield.

Sure its Snake Pass. Snakebite pass is the Alcoholics route. :lol:
These users thanked the author phoenix11 for the post:
willberry70 (Sat Jan 04, 2020 7:50 pm)

User avatar
willberry70
Events Team Member
Events Team Member
Posts: 332
Joined: Sat Aug 25, 2018 4:36 pm
RX-8: Kuro
Colour: Sparkling Black
Location: Derby
Has thanked: 384 times
Been thanked: 86 times

Re: Peak District Driving Day?

Post by willberry70 » Sat Jan 04, 2020 7:50 pm

phoenix11 wrote:
Sat Jan 04, 2020 6:46 pm
AdamGaltress wrote:
Sat Jan 04, 2020 6:14 pm
I ran one of these a few years ago, it was great. If I'm available I will try my best to come along
Was an enjoyable drive out.



I would be up for this, only top half tho. Meet at macclesfield.

Sure its Snake Pass. Snakebite pass is the Alcoholics route. :lol:
Oh yeah, Snakebite Pass takes me back to my student days :D
Sparkling Black Kuro SN# 400/500. Green LEDs on door and puddle lamps. LEDs on interior lamps. EBC fronts disks. Uprated battery. Greyed alloys. K&C air filter. RRP Mk2 Coils and MSD Leads.

User avatar
willberry70
Events Team Member
Events Team Member
Posts: 332
Joined: Sat Aug 25, 2018 4:36 pm
RX-8: Kuro
Colour: Sparkling Black
Location: Derby
Has thanked: 384 times
Been thanked: 86 times

Re: Peak District Driving Day?

Post by willberry70 » Sat Jan 04, 2020 7:53 pm

Chris231 wrote:
Sat Jan 04, 2020 5:51 pm
Sounds good, however, does the cat and fiddle now have speed cameras?
I'm sure it does have speed cameras, but if you can take those hairpins at 50, then I want to know what tyres you're using :D
Sparkling Black Kuro SN# 400/500. Green LEDs on door and puddle lamps. LEDs on interior lamps. EBC fronts disks. Uprated battery. Greyed alloys. K&C air filter. RRP Mk2 Coils and MSD Leads.

User avatar
GreySilver Beast
Committee Member
Committee Member
Posts: 51460
Joined: Sun Dec 10, 2006 6:57 pm
Colour: Custom
Location: Around The UK including West Sussex
Has thanked: 8718 times
Been thanked: 2102 times

Peak District Driving Day?

Post by GreySilver Beast » Sat Jan 04, 2020 8:24 pm

Depending on when in April Nigel might be able to attend, but otherwise a great idea Will =D> =D> =D> =D>

If you need any assistant then let one of the members of the team know :thumleft:


Events Team
These users thanked the author GreySilver Beast for the post:
willberry70 (Sat Jan 04, 2020 8:31 pm)
GSB-TDU - Events Coordinator & Events Team Admin
RX-8OC Club Calendar - R.A.C.E Car Club - NPT Website - GSB III 03/08/13 - Present
S/D-C/limits - RX-8,3MPS,RX-8 R3,GT86 =17 Skid Pan =1 Go Karting =1 Cars Driven =184
3 MPS MKII T/D = 6
RX-8 R3 T/D = 5 + 7 session's
GT86 T/D = 58.5 + 31 session's
Total T/Days Jan 2011 = 69.5 + 38 session's

User avatar
willberry70
Events Team Member
Events Team Member
Posts: 332
Joined: Sat Aug 25, 2018 4:36 pm
RX-8: Kuro
Colour: Sparkling Black
Location: Derby
Has thanked: 384 times
Been thanked: 86 times

Re: Peak District Driving Day?

Post by willberry70 » Sat Jan 04, 2020 8:34 pm

I'm thinking it makes more sense to lunch at the Royal Oak Inn on the way out of Glossop. That'd make lunch around 1pm.
Sparkling Black Kuro SN# 400/500. Green LEDs on door and puddle lamps. LEDs on interior lamps. EBC fronts disks. Uprated battery. Greyed alloys. K&C air filter. RRP Mk2 Coils and MSD Leads.

User avatar
New Duke
Club Member
Club Member
Posts: 1475
Joined: Sat Dec 03, 2016 8:38 pm
RX-8: R3
Colour: Sparkling Black
Location: Colchester, Essex
Has thanked: 510 times
Been thanked: 405 times

Re: Peak District Driving Day?

Post by New Duke » Sat Jan 04, 2020 8:35 pm

That looks like my ideal dream day. It's so damn far away, but will join you for the whole thing if I'm available.

Good idea :thumleft:
These users thanked the author New Duke for the post:
willberry70 (Sat Jan 04, 2020 8:38 pm)

User avatar
willberry70
Events Team Member
Events Team Member
Posts: 332
Joined: Sat Aug 25, 2018 4:36 pm
RX-8: Kuro
Colour: Sparkling Black
Location: Derby
Has thanked: 384 times
Been thanked: 86 times

Re: Peak District Driving Day?

Post by willberry70 » Sat Jan 04, 2020 8:37 pm

GreySilver Beast wrote:
Sat Jan 04, 2020 8:24 pm
Depending on when in April Nigel might be able to attend, but otherwise a great idea Will =D> =D> =D> =D>

If you need any assistant then let one of the members of the team know :thumleft:


Events Team
Thanks lots :D

If Nigel can let me know his availability we can try for that weekend.
Sparkling Black Kuro SN# 400/500. Green LEDs on door and puddle lamps. LEDs on interior lamps. EBC fronts disks. Uprated battery. Greyed alloys. K&C air filter. RRP Mk2 Coils and MSD Leads.

User avatar
GreySilver Beast
Committee Member
Committee Member
Posts: 51460
Joined: Sun Dec 10, 2006 6:57 pm
Colour: Custom
Location: Around The UK including West Sussex
Has thanked: 8718 times
Been thanked: 2102 times

Peak District Driving Day?

Post by GreySilver Beast » Sat Jan 04, 2020 8:40 pm

Can do either Sunday 19th April or Sunday 26th April assuming you are choosing a Sunday Will :thumright:

Events Team
These users thanked the author GreySilver Beast for the post:
willberry70 (Sat Jan 18, 2020 4:33 pm)
GSB-TDU - Events Coordinator & Events Team Admin
RX-8OC Club Calendar - R.A.C.E Car Club - NPT Website - GSB III 03/08/13 - Present
S/D-C/limits - RX-8,3MPS,RX-8 R3,GT86 =17 Skid Pan =1 Go Karting =1 Cars Driven =184
3 MPS MKII T/D = 6
RX-8 R3 T/D = 5 + 7 session's
GT86 T/D = 58.5 + 31 session's
Total T/Days Jan 2011 = 69.5 + 38 session's

User avatar
willberry70
Events Team Member
Events Team Member
Posts: 332
Joined: Sat Aug 25, 2018 4:36 pm
RX-8: Kuro
Colour: Sparkling Black
Location: Derby
Has thanked: 384 times
Been thanked: 86 times

Re: Peak District Driving Day?

Post by willberry70 » Sat Jan 04, 2020 8:47 pm

Sounds good, I shall pencil those dates in.
These users thanked the author willberry70 for the post:
GreySilver Beast (Sat Jan 04, 2020 9:46 pm)
Sparkling Black Kuro SN# 400/500. Green LEDs on door and puddle lamps. LEDs on interior lamps. EBC fronts disks. Uprated battery. Greyed alloys. K&C air filter. RRP Mk2 Coils and MSD Leads.

User avatar
ChrisHolmes
Committee Member
Committee Member
Posts: 16453
Joined: Sun Jan 29, 2006 10:04 pm
RX-8: 231
Colour: Custom
Location: Cheltenham
Has thanked: 4237 times
Been thanked: 1711 times

Re: Peak District Driving Day, April 19th or 26th

Post by ChrisHolmes » Sat Jan 04, 2020 9:37 pm

Only 2hrs to the start from home so why the hell not with that route you have plotted.

Cannot make the 19th April as I am in Brighton for the 1/2 marathon, relax I am just supporting Kathy, but 26th is fine. Off to Zanti on the 4th May, its a tough life!
These users thanked the author ChrisHolmes for the post (total 2):
GreySilver Beast (Sat Jan 04, 2020 9:47 pm) • willberry70 (Sat Jan 04, 2020 11:23 pm)
Supercharged
Racing Beat Alloy flywheel
Exedy Stg 1 Clutch
White Line ARBs
Tein Monosport Coilovers
Speedline diamond cut alloy wheels
Racing Brake 4 pot calipers, slotted discs & alloy bells
Racing Beat Custom front bumper, grills & Side Skirts
Mazdaspeed Rear Spoiler (Customised)
Rear Diffuser
Vented Carbon Bonnet
SOHN Adaptor
Custom Leather interior & Boot trim
Adaptronic ECU

Zxninja
Forum Guest
Forum Guest
Posts: 19
Joined: Fri May 10, 2019 6:11 pm
RX-8: 231
Colour: Brilliant Black
Location: Tamworth
Has thanked: 8 times
Been thanked: 11 times

Re: Peak District Driving Day, April 19th or 26th

Post by Zxninja » Fri Jan 17, 2020 10:28 pm

Sounds great Will, if I’m free I will come along. Love a drive through the peaks👍
These users thanked the author Zxninja for the post:
willberry70 (Fri Jan 17, 2020 11:11 pm)

User avatar
willberry70
Events Team Member
Events Team Member
Posts: 332
Joined: Sat Aug 25, 2018 4:36 pm
RX-8: Kuro
Colour: Sparkling Black
Location: Derby
Has thanked: 384 times
Been thanked: 86 times

Re: Peak District Driving Day, April 19th or 26th

Post by willberry70 » Fri Jan 17, 2020 11:11 pm

Zxninja wrote:
Fri Jan 17, 2020 10:28 pm
Sounds great Will, if I’m free I will come along. Love a drive through the peaks👍
Brilliant, I'll have to get numbers closer to the time and do a Watsapp group or something :)
These users thanked the author willberry70 for the post:
GreySilver Beast (Fri Jan 17, 2020 11:12 pm)
Sparkling Black Kuro SN# 400/500. Green LEDs on door and puddle lamps. LEDs on interior lamps. EBC fronts disks. Uprated battery. Greyed alloys. K&C air filter. RRP Mk2 Coils and MSD Leads.

Post Reply

Return to “Social Meets”