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#101376 - 18th Feb 2005 6:08pm Track days and such
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Hey all.Just got back from knockhill where a friend Lorna was havin a rally drivin day as a prezzie for her graduation


This is what she was drivin all day "Ford sierra saphire 2.0 litre Group N spec rally car.Stock engine and box,(except de-cat)
(not lorna)



I got given a wee gift from her daddy in the form of a "passenger thrill ride" in a 300bhp rally spec Ford Escort Cosworth recce car (used to McRae to plan his routecards)What can i say? best experience i have ever had on 4 wheels.Chuckin it into ultra tight chicanes with the exhaust crackin and the car sideways. Legs where like jelly at the end of the stage,then he turned round and done it again the other way! Twas ace day out.

Post any comments relating to track day,drag strip or driver training days below peeps
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#101377 - 18th Feb 2005 6:42pm Re: Track days and such
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was going to do one of them for my 21st but bought loads of stuff instead, may do it for my next birthday.
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#101378 - 18th Feb 2005 6:53pm Re: Track days and such
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every day is a track day in my car lol

been thinking about it for a while, just need to raise some capital

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#101379 - 18th Feb 2005 7:03pm Re: Track days and such
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I got a trackday for my 21st still havent used it yet at Oulton Park in an Impreza and Evo all day going to use it when it gets a bit warmer!

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#101380 - 18th Feb 2005 7:06pm Re: Track days and such
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Make sure it doesnt have a use-by date mate.Lornas gift book had a expires:-March 22 2005 stamp on it
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#101381 - 18th Feb 2005 7:37pm Re: Track days and such
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The was one for Sale in birthdays for £55 driving an MG ZR for £55.

Turns out it is a 10 min tutorial and 10 mins around a car park at a car show. bollox or what?
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#101382 - 18th Feb 2005 7:52pm Re: Track days and such
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Takin shrek on to knockhill for a few hours of giggles costs 55 notes.Ill be doin that me thinks
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#101383 - 19th Feb 2005 12:32am Re: Track days and such
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Cruisewirral have a Track Day In the pipeline, we have done allot of research but the main issue is that it costs allot smack

What does everyone thing about arranging one maybe after thye summer events have come and gone ??

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#101384 - 19th Feb 2005 10:29am Re: Track days and such
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This is were i am going on the 13th of march its only 90mins away and costs £95 for 2drivers could be a good idea. Also its on an airfield so cahnces off you eating the armco is slim.

Sorry if the pics dont come out.



----- Original Message -----
From: Trackdays
To: Trackdays
Sent: Tuesday, February 08, 2005 9:40 AM
Subject: Javelin Trackdays Newsletter - February 2005 (22)







VALUE FOR MONEY
CIRCUIT & AIRFIELD TRACK DAYS








Hi All



The new trackday year is really starting in earnest. To really wake you from hibernation we have a special deal on circuit events. Just telephone 01469 560574 book and confirm both Snetterton (March 18th) and Cadwell Park (March 23rd) before the end of February and get the two events for just £240. Do not forget that includes your first additional driver or passenger. Usual event price £129 each.



Elvington Airfield is proving as popular as ever. Regulars will notice that there has been a slight price increase over last year’s figures. This is because the venue owners have increased the hire fees by quite a substantial margin. However despite us having to pass on that cost to you the customer the News is actually very good. The extra revenue generated by this hire fee increase is being deposited into a track surface repair fund. This speaks for itself and Javelin is wholeheartedly behind the idea as it is something that will benefit us all eventually.



We also have an excellent new venue coming into play on April 2nd at West Raynham Airfield in Norfolk (subject to final planning approval). This venue offers a brilliant 1.5 mile circuit with a very good tarmac and concrete surface. Loads of run off too. We have been working extremely hard behind the scenes for well over a year now to secure its use. Carrying out computer modeled noise assessments etc. All we need now is your commitment to come along and enjoy the fruits of our labour. So send us your provisional booking NOW!!. We need to show the council there is a need for a facility such as this. We will not ask you to confirm until we are 100% certain the event will take place. The noise limit will be Static - 102dB at three quarter throttle at 0.5 metres. Due to past problems created by motorsport we will not be in a position to accept entries from bike-engined cars.



May 14th sees us venturing over the border to East Fortune nr Edinburgh. This excellent hidden treasure of a circuit was brilliant before but will now be even better that the Snake section has been resurfaced. Just off the A1 nr Haddington it is extremely easy to get to and well worth the trip.



All events will be open pit lane format. However all events will incorporate a couple of novice only sessions during the morning. All circuit events will include an extra briefing open to all but primarily aimed at novices and drivers new to the circuit. We want you to get the most out of your day with us.



The Pit Box feature of the new look site is working very well with a couple of cars and engines sold already. It is FREE for Mailing List members to advertise so why not take advantage.







visit

www.javelintrackdays.co.uk

for more details






Saturday
19th February
ELVINGTON
Open Pit Lane – East Circuit
£95




Sunday
13th March
ELVINGTON
Open Pit Lane – East Circuit
£95




Friday
18th March
SNETTERTON
Open Pit Lane
£129




Wednesday
23rd March
CADWELL PARK
Open Pit Lane – Full Circuit
£129




Saturday
2nd April
WEST RAYNHAM
Open Pit Lane
£99




Saturday
16th April
ELVINGTON
Open Pit Lane – East Circuit
£95







All prices include an Additional Driver or Passenger Pass

Do the sums and we think you will find that Javelin events are exceptional value
BOOK ONLINE or Tel 01469 560574


Single Seater, Open Wheelers - Do you have one of these cars that you currently cannot run anywhere? Then send us a mail at formula@javelintrackdays.co.uk detailing the type of car and your experience. We are looking into running specific sessions for this type of car but we need you to let us know it is something that you want.



Club Trackdays - Just a reminder to all the Club Event Co-coordinators out there. Give us a call to reserve your 2005 date





Operating in association with Javelin Trackdays, high-torque classics & racing offers track days in club owned, track prepared cars, available to individuals, groups and corporate guests. Participants have the opportunity to drive a range of racing machinery, from a Caterham Racer, Escort RS 2000 Mk II, and Lotus Exige (with tuition if desired), through to the thrill of the racetrack as a passenger to a fully qualified race driver in any of the above cars and also a Caterham R300 and a Ferrari 355 Challenge.

07000 65 64 63 : info @ high-torque.co.uk : www.high-torque.co.uk





This mail is sent you for your information as a member of our mailing list or as someone who has expressed an interest in our services in the past.
If you no longer wish to receive this newsletter then please reply to remove@javelintrackdays.co.uk with REMOVE in the subject line or telephone 01469 560574.



Photos courtesy of KIMBERLEY PHOTOGRAPHY contact Robert Sowerby on robert@sowerby.fsnet.co.uk
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