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Spring action day

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by liquids3, Apr 25, 2012.

  1. liquids3

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    Anyone attending spring action day castle combe,this saterday.would have loved to have track time,but car is'nt ready,anyone got track time?
     
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    I know VAG owners are there with a stand.

    I'm not joining them this year. Having been to several of them I got sick of the terrible driving standards on track so prefer to invest my cash in a proper track day. The 'pay £30 to drive your car on track' is a nice idea but you get too many people who think they are Vettel when they don't know their a**e from their elbow. It's a shame as I think Combe is my favourite track.

    Fingers crossed it's a nice day for you.
     
  4. Prawn

    Prawn My other car is a MINI!!!!

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    Couldnt agree more with Jason, Combe action days are a great way to venture out on track for the first time to see if it's for you, but in terms of a proper track day, it's a complete shambles!

    I'd still be there if I could though :( but I'm working, and even if i wasn't, when an open pitlane day is usually around £120 for 8 hours on track, I couldn't justify paying £120 for just 4 15 minute sessions that are over crowded, badly marshalled, and full of nutters with no track etiquette!

    Will definitely be at ADI though, because I like you lot :p
     
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    bring your brollies and wet weather tyres
    forecast is not looking good
     
  6. liquids3

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    Lol love you to prawn!,i agree with the comments,price wise to much up to specific track day's.driving wise full of saxo's undertaking and causing mayhem,good to watch though,i was ment to be on the forge stand but car not quite finished.good day if you have balls on track,or mint to watch from quarry corner.and rain,il pay more to watch that.
     
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    I'll be there, maybe taking pics, but don't want to get the camera waterlogged.
     
  8. liquids3

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    You did get some great photo's last time,try and get some photos of my mate drifting if you fancy it,it's a white and blue nissan g35 skyline jdm garage.
     
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    For spectators:
    Damp track + first session + Quarry corner = fun

    For drivers:
    Damp track + first session + Quarry corner = carnage
     
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    We'll try. I'll message my number over


     
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    Wish I could make it, but won't be able to sadly...
     
  12. liquids3

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    Ok mate
     
  13. Oke Phill

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    Yeah i will be attending, with my new s3! Will not be going out on the track tho, i need more time to get used to 345bhp, probably not the best event to learn at.

    Ill keep an eye out for some of you foke.
     
  14. Prawn

    Prawn My other car is a MINI!!!!

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    Perhaps not a COmbe action day, but taking it out on track is the best way to learn a new car I reckon!
     
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    Engine spec....:)
     
  16. Oke Phill

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    Nice one prawn, ill try and go for a full day,soon!

    Dave, its a mtm spec one,got lots of goodies, still working the bills
     
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    Rory is going. I'm having reflexology instead!?? Wife's orders!
     
  18. Prawn

    Prawn My other car is a MINI!!!!

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    Works been cancelled :(

    Im half tempted to pop along now, but it'd be pointless if it's raining!
     
  19. liquids3

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    It is raining hard atmo,a wet oiley track = fail
     
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    Prawn My other car is a MINI!!!!

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    Might be a good one to just watch then :p
    See you at 11 :)
     
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    might see you there bud, we are about to leave.
     
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  23. liquids3

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    You might be able to park your's on the forge stand prawn,good parking space,if you do ask them and say i sent you.
     
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    I might pop along. How much it is? £12? Where will everyone be?
     
  25. liquids3

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    Thought you had better thing to do with your time,i meen that big thumb had you,lol,um im leaving now only had abit of time of work,and its overly wet,quarry corner is best,and drifting about to start,still good to watch.
     
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    Prawn My other car is a MINI!!!!

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    So, I went along, and didn't see any of you lot apart from Oke Phil in his gorgeous MTM S3!

    Really good day out, I only did one session near the end of the day as I didn't fancy risking the car on a super wet track.

    Were you still around when I went out mark? Shame I didn't bump into you! Be great if anyone got any pics :)

    Top day out in the end, Stupid busy though, I'd be furious if I had more than a few sessions booked as we were queing for an hour for our session! 3:15 session paid for and we hit the track at 4!
     
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    Sounds par for the course at an Action Day!
     
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    I was hoping for more crashes especially as they were allowing almost 35 cars per session out. It was quite scary watching the different driving talents alongside oneanother.

    Sorry Nick, missed you mate was cold and tired,i should have forwarded you my number so i knew when you were going out.
     
  29. Oke Phill

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    Was a good day!!!

    Prawn you were flying on the track, fair play!! and your car looks spot on!

    Did any one see that impreza hit the barrier? his car looked like it may not live!
     
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