North West Track Day - Oulton Park

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North West Track Day - Oulton Park

Post by deanw » Thu Aug 17, 2017 2:29 pm

Hi Guys,

Lets get a track day sorted at Oulton Park.

I'm doing one on the 23rd August which is all last minute for some but figured would be good to get one booked in for maybe early October?

Let us know and we can get something sorted :-)

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Re: North West Track Day - Oulton Park

Post by git-r2 » Thu Aug 17, 2017 5:29 pm

I'd be up for this, would be great to do somewhere like donnington the day after or before and make a proper weekend of it.

I've only done oulton once but absolutely loved it, don't know what makes it so special but much prefer it to any of the tracks in the south :)

Make sure you take a vid camera and get some footage on the 23rd!!!

Any particular dates in October?
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Re: North West Track Day - Oulton Park

Post by deanw » Thu Aug 17, 2017 6:05 pm

Ha I've not got a camera set up but might look into as I get more into it.

Just ordered my helmet to save me from renting one.

I'd say mid October but let's see what everyone comes back with πŸ‘

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Re: North West Track Day - Oulton Park

Post by Ryanchan » Thu Aug 17, 2017 7:26 pm

Would be keen but would prefer a date in Sept maybe - I will be at Bedford this Sat if anyone is going too?

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Re: North West Track Day - Oulton Park

Post by git-r2 » Thu Aug 17, 2017 8:04 pm

Ryanchan wrote: ↑
Thu Aug 17, 2017 7:26 pm
Would be keen but would prefer a date in Sept maybe - I will be at Bedford this Sat if anyone is going too?
I'm at Bedford on Saturday! What a small world! :)

Are you doing the how fast?

I won't be in my 1 series, taking my old Datsun so will either break down before getting there or get flagged for noise on my first lap. Or if I'm really lucky pass the noise test then break down before my timed laps - happy days :)

Once that's happened I'm happy to film you or anyone else :)
'13 M135i standard.. and will remain so.. I promise... really.. will not modify... or abuse on track..
'91 R32 GTR... basically standard and unmolested... 497 @ rear hubs... never raced nor rallied : https://youtu.be/jhsX0elVG2k
+ some dullness

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Re: North West Track Day - Oulton Park

Post by git-r2 » Thu Aug 17, 2017 8:07 pm

deanw wrote: ↑
Thu Aug 17, 2017 6:05 pm
Ha I've not got a camera set up but might look into as I get more into it.

Just ordered my helmet to save me from renting one.

I'd say mid October but let's see what everyone comes back with πŸ‘
Good lad!

If you have a smart phone you could just use that with a suction mount and cable tie round the rear view mirror :)

Could also get Harry's lap timer app - it's about a tenner but well worth it - overlays speed, corner g, lap time and is pretty accurate.
'13 M135i standard.. and will remain so.. I promise... really.. will not modify... or abuse on track..
'91 R32 GTR... basically standard and unmolested... 497 @ rear hubs... never raced nor rallied : https://youtu.be/jhsX0elVG2k
+ some dullness

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Re: North West Track Day - Oulton Park

Post by deanw » Fri Aug 18, 2017 11:33 am

git-r2 wrote: ↑
Thu Aug 17, 2017 8:07 pm
Good lad!

If you have a smart phone you could just use that with a suction mount and cable tie round the rear view mirror

Could also get Harry's lap timer app - it's about a tenner but well worth it - overlays speed, corner g, lap time and is pretty accurate.
Cheers, Will check it out.

Also for the peeps reading who are unsure about putting their car on track. I would say it's safer than ragging it round your local back roads for the following reasons.

1. No Pot Holes
2. No Curbs
3. No oncoming traffic
4. No Lamp posts
5. no trees

You can go at your own pace and get a better understanding of what yours cars all about.

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Re: North West Track Day - Oulton Park

Post by kent dan » Fri Aug 18, 2017 11:45 am

Heys guys I would be up for this, Oulton is a great track.

I am also doing the SEN trackday tomorrow. I'll be in my R53 mini, say hi. :)
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Re: North West Track Day - Oulton Park

Post by Ryanchan » Sat Aug 19, 2017 8:05 pm

Met Danny today at Bedford and we did a few runs in my 140 - good fun! Would be cool to get a few of us together for Oulton

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Re: North West Track Day - Oulton Park

Post by deanw » Sun Aug 20, 2017 8:40 am

Ryanchan wrote: ↑
Sat Aug 19, 2017 8:05 pm
Met Danny today at Bedford and we did a few runs in my 140 - good fun! Would be cool to get a few of us together for Oulton
Will just be us 4 at this rate lol not had much interest at all

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Re: North West Track Day - Oulton Park

Post by Ryanchan » Sun Aug 20, 2017 9:16 am

4 is enough to be fair on a track day.. Are you all thinking October? I might be away that month

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Re: North West Track Day - Oulton Park

Post by deanw » Sun Aug 20, 2017 10:25 am

Well I've going this Wednesday and I'm picking up my new car on the 1st or 2nd of September so I was saying mid October to allow me time to run mine in.

If you guys are really set on September I'm happy to be co pilot and I'll contribute to some fuel or pay for lunch 😎

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Re: North West Track Day - Oulton Park

Post by Ronburgundy1983 » Sun Aug 20, 2017 10:35 am

Im up for this ! Not far from me

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Re: North West Track Day - Oulton Park

Post by deanw » Sun Aug 20, 2017 10:46 am

Ronburgundy1983 wrote: ↑
Sun Aug 20, 2017 10:35 am
Im up for this ! Not far from me
If your close get down on Wednesday πŸ‘

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Re: North West Track Day - Oulton Park

Post by git-r2 » Sun Aug 20, 2017 12:45 pm

Also met Danny, Ryan sorry I missed you!

Yeah tbh even two or three is good, most people aren't really interested in track days.

Great day on the west circuit, problems with noise aside.

The geriatric Datsun is now sitting in third on the leaderboard, a massive 2 seconds behind a mclaren 675lt but also a huge 4 seconds quicker than the fastest atom lol!

Nice little moment, was a choice between possibly taking the cones out and stopping the drift or keep foot in and come off track to miss cones... I opted for the latter :lol:

https://youtu.be/sICTMIDGBoI
'13 M135i standard.. and will remain so.. I promise... really.. will not modify... or abuse on track..
'91 R32 GTR... basically standard and unmolested... 497 @ rear hubs... never raced nor rallied : https://youtu.be/jhsX0elVG2k
+ some dullness

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