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***TRACKDAYS 2018***
« on: January 08, 2018, 07:34:39 PM »
Please click on the "Notify" button (up above) to ensure you receive emails to alert you to new posts in this topic. I will aim to ensure all trackdays are listed here (effectively an index) with a link to more details in a separate topics for each specific event. So by "subscribing here, you shouldn't miss early notification of anything new.

As many of you may know, I'm on the Events Team over on the RX-8 Owners Club and post quite a few trackday events over on there. To save a lot of cutting, pasting and reformatting between forums, I will simply post a few trackdays up on here with links back to the RX-8 OC forum. MRC Members and Guests are welcome to join an RX-8 OC organised trackday; simply post up in here, or over on the RX-8 OC and myself, or one of the other Events Team will sort things out  :)

Here's a link to the RX-8 OC Trackdays topic. If you like something you see on that topic, then you can post up over there, or over here and we'll get you sorted  :)

https://www.rx8ownersclub.co.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?f=100&t=75643

DISCOUNTS: Javelin have kindly agreed to offer a 5% discount on ALL trackday bookings made by (paid up) MRC Full Members. Combined with the new Javelin 5% "Rewards Points", this means you can get up to 10% off Javelin events. Further details can be found by clicking on THIS LINK (Link will only work for MRC Full Members). The discount code can be applied to ANY Javelin booking in 2018, whether listed here or not.


SNETTERTON 300 (Norfolk), Tuesday, 24 July 2018. Full Open Pit Lane day with Circuit Days for just £150 (discounted from the website price of £179!). For full details, click on THIS LINK, which will take you to the topic over on the RX-8OC. I'll be there and hope to see some other MRC people come along too!

Plus this end of year event has been a firm favourite for a long time:

BRANDS HATCH Indy Circuit (Kent), Friday, 7 December 2018. Full Open Pit-Lane day with the great Team at Mazdaontrack, price £149 - book your place BY CLICKING ON THIS LINK. The number of cars will be restricted to 60 to improve the experience. Topic now running on the RX-8 OC JUST CLICK HERE.

I'll post more events up as they are finalised  :)




« Last Edit: May 16, 2018, 09:34:29 PM by Casey »
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Re: ***TRACKDAYS 2018***
« Reply #1 on: April 02, 2018, 03:05:37 PM »
Snetterton, Tuesday, 24 July added. I'll be there  :icon_thumleft:
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Re: ***TRACKDAYS 2018***
« Reply #2 on: April 04, 2018, 01:01:18 PM »
I've managed to secure a Group Discount Code for Snetteron on 24 July.

Published price is £179, but I have a code to reduce this to £150, which is a great price for an Open Pit Lane day on the full Snetterton 300 circuit in July  :great:

Post up in here if you are interested in going and I'll email you the code  :)
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Re: ***TRACKDAYS 2018***
« Reply #3 on: April 22, 2018, 08:35:21 AM »
Hey Casey, the javelin discount link doesn't seem to be working, can you drop me a pm please.
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Re: ***TRACKDAYS 2018***
« Reply #4 on: April 22, 2018, 12:27:45 PM »
Replied to your email Neil - did you get it sorted OK?
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Re: ***TRACKDAYS 2018***
« Reply #5 on: April 22, 2018, 12:34:02 PM »
Just confirming a great discount on the 24 July Snetterton trackday in the first post, £29 off the web price, down to just £150  :13:
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Re: ***TRACKDAYS 2018***
« Reply #6 on: April 22, 2018, 10:13:02 PM »
Hi Casey, yes sorted and booked.  Thanks again for your help.
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Re: ***TRACKDAYS 2018***
« Reply #7 on: June 06, 2018, 08:05:54 PM »
Neil, are you still going to be OK for 24 July?
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Re: ***TRACKDAYS 2018***
« Reply #8 on: June 21, 2018, 07:20:40 PM »
Just a heads up that this trackday is now at a special offer price of just £120 (web price £179 before discount)! Use code CDTT18 at the checkout! WE've already got 12 RX-8's paid up and 5 garages booked to share at no extra cost  :13:

I can't guarantee how long the offer will stay!

SNETTERTON 300 (Norfolk), Tuesday, 24 July 2018. Full Open Pit Lane day with Circuit Days for just £150 £120 (discounted from the website price of £179!). For full details, click on THIS LINK, which will take you to the topic over on the RX-8OC. I'll be there and hope to see some other MRC people come along too!
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Re: ***TRACKDAYS 2018***
« Reply #9 on: June 25, 2018, 08:11:29 PM »
Neil, are you still going to be OK for 24 July?

Hi Casey,

Alas no after pulling ther plugs my motor is terminal.  Chuff chuff tsss.  Im hopeful to be back on track sometime this year but think the summer is done for me. I'll be in touch deffo about trackdays2019.
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Re: ***TRACKDAYS 2018***
« Reply #10 on: June 25, 2018, 09:12:45 PM »
 :( Sorry to hear that Neil, although I was expecting it from your previous posts.

A real pity, as your car was going so well.  I hope you can get it sorted soon  :icon_thumleft:
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Re: ***TRACKDAYS 2018***
« Reply #11 on: June 25, 2018, 09:27:45 PM »
 :c002: sorry to see this post, sadly I do know how you feel  :(
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Re: ***TRACKDAYS 2018***
« Reply #12 on: June 25, 2018, 10:09:46 PM »
Hi Guys,
There is an outside chance I can make this meeting; is there a track day quick reference guide for newbies so I can check if my road car (and me) will comply with the regs?
Many thanks
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Re: ***TRACKDAYS 2018***
« Reply #13 on: June 25, 2018, 10:51:47 PM »
There are no special requirements to take a car on a trackday. There is no scrutineering of your car, it just has to be roadworthy and not leaking any fluids. You will also need to provide a full driving license on the day.

It's best to ensure your car's servicing is up to date, you have a decent (3mm or more, ideally) of tread and a decent amount of meet on your brakepads (esp fronts). I recommend you take a spare set of brakepads for the front, just in case. We can help you (if you need it) to change those out in 30 mins or less as we'll all have the tools required  ;D

Oh, and take some engine oil. The OMP goes into overdrive on a trackday and you could use as much as a litre of oil  ;)

You will need long sleeved clothing which covers arms and legs, although sometimes, in a covered car, the organisers allow sleeveless tops.

Helmets are compulsory (open face is fine in a covered car). These can be hired on the day if needed (usually about £10), but can be purchased from about £30 online. Good helmets start at about £120 and will have will some form of official motorsport approval (usually "Snell"). Helmets are NOT checked, but it's your head, so don't skimp! I can advise further if needed.

There will be a compulsory safety briefing at the start of the day, which will explain all you need to know about being out on track. There will also be "sighting laps", in which you will drive in your own car in a line of cars behind a pace car at the start of the day's proceedings so you can get to know the track layout and conditions, plus the locations of the marshals' posts.

I, and others, will be more than happy to take you out as a passenger to show you the ropes at the start of the day if you need it. Also happy to come out as a passenger with you. Tuition from professional drivers will be available on the day for about £25 (for about 20 minutes) and will be well worth it for someone new to trackdays.

I hope you can make it, there are 15 of us currently booked in, so you'll be in good company and we're happy to offer any help you might need.
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Re: ***TRACKDAYS 2018***
« Reply #14 on: June 25, 2018, 11:14:57 PM »
Fantastic thanks, great to know there is some back up as I have just run the car in and am trying to get a proper map sorted by 24 July, in any event I want to try out the suspension (thanks Clive!) and tweak the settings for ‘fast road’ rather than track use, and I will probably be driving it there it’s road legal and I haven’t got a trailer so will travel pretty light. No OMP for me, fully synthetic and pre-mixing, so I hope they sell Shell V-power nearby! Just swapping sump and gearbox next two weekends, waiting on a gear lever but fingers crossed should be ready, will be able to confirm on 17 July