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At the start of any car trackday there will always be a drivers briefing. It's mandatory for anyone going on track as a driver or passenger to attend the briefing, even if you've done hundreds of track days or races before, you still need to attend as there may be some critical information, specific to that particular day - Plus at our track days it's when we hand out any free swag we may have and announce competition winners! For newcomers there's also quite a lot of information to take in so we thought it would be a good idea...

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What is a track day? A track day is a non-competitive event which enables you to bring your road or track car on a race circuit and explore its performance in a safe, controlled and professional environment. It is not a race, there is no timing and there is no competition, it's purely for fun. Driver etiquette and attitude are hugely important at a track day and there is no close or aggressive overtaking. Driving is monitored closely with poor or dangerous driving being dealt with swiftly. How do I book my track day? Go to the Next Track Day...

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All Blog Posts, Category_Track Day Information, track day tyres, tyre pressures, tyres -

Ahh the black art of tyre pressures! In motor racing circles, up at the sharp end where championships are at stake, tyre pressures are a closely guarded secret – just ask our co-founder, Stephen Kershaw. A few years ago when he was winning championships in Formula Vee he kept a little black book, not of phone numbers but of tyre pressures! He has pages and pages of notes relating to how his tyres performed relative to the weather conditions, track conditions, damper settings and all kinds of suspension set up variables. Luckily with track days we’re all just here for...

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If you've never been to a track day before you might want to check out our Top 12 Track Day Do's And Don'ts. Let's get straight to it... Do: Do: Get plenty of sleep the night before. Arrive in plenty of time and pace yourself. Track days can be extremely tiring both mentally and physically, especially if you have a long drive to and from the track. Once the adrenaline wears off it would be pretty common to find yourself feeling exhausted Do: Get involved & talk to new people! The vast majority of track day goers are very friendly...

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All Blog Posts, brake upgrades, brakes, Category_Track Day Information, racing brake fluid, track day prep -

Before we get into 'What is the best racing brake fluid' you need to first understand what it does and how it can cause a problem. On a race track your brakes have to work much harder than on the road and this makes them get extremely hot. When they get too hot, they can start to loose performance. You might have heard people talking about brake fade, what they’re usually referring to is the brake pedal going soft or completely going to the floor, combined with a fairly drastic loss of braking force. On a race track, brake fade...

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