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atwrx

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PostSubject: Track Days   Track Days EmptyMon 8 Dec - 14:58

Just a quick question, trying to help with organising some track days. Would anyone be interested in participating in any in 2015? more than likely going to be around the Edinburgh area and will be similar to the 22b/MLR Sprint type events where it's one car on track, much better IMO.
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PostSubject: Re: Track Days   Track Days EmptyMon 8 Dec - 20:04

Not many people on here into driving their Scoobs on the track, more into polishing and posing.
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PostSubject: Re: Track Days   Track Days EmptyMon 8 Dec - 21:50

I would be up for that
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PostSubject: Re: Track Days   Track Days EmptyMon 8 Dec - 21:56

Id be up for it but all depends what days as it could land on shifts
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PostSubject: Re: Track Days   Track Days EmptyTue 9 Dec - 8:48

StickT wrote:
Not many people on here into driving their Scoobs on the track, more into polishing and posing.

If I was lucky enough to have :

a) a spare one
b) any driving skill whatsoever

then I'd love to have a go.

As it is, I'll stay home polishing my only car while you show us the way Wink Laughing
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PostSubject: Re: Track Days   Track Days EmptyTue 9 Dec - 9:01

kgt wrote:
StickT wrote:
Not many people on here into driving their Scoobs on the track, more into polishing and posing.

If I was lucky enough to have :

a) a spare one
b) any driving skill whatsoever

then I'd love to have a go.

As it is, I'll stay home polishing my only car while you show us the way Wink Laughing

Girl!!

This is my only car and I'm taking it racing next year Laughing 22b and SLS.....provided I can afford a roll cage and seats.

It's awesome fun, don't be scared of taking it out on track, imagine going out on the roads to Stanhope with no other cars on the road and no limits, it's fecking brilliant.
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PostSubject: Re: Track Days   Track Days EmptyTue 9 Dec - 9:04

StickT wrote:
Not many people on here into driving their Scoobs on the track, more into polishing and posing.

I'm guessing you'd be up for a couple?? Provided the car is back up and running?

chefboy1985 wrote:
I would be up for that

Good stuff, need more like you Smile

scoobaru wrote:
Id be up for it but all depends what days as it could land on shifts

Good stuff, will let you know ASAP, will be the luck of the draw for you unfortunately. Usually fall on a Saturday.
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PostSubject: Re: Track Days   Track Days EmptyTue 9 Dec - 17:39

I am keen yeah, providing i am back up and running and none clash with 22B dates. I want to do a SLS too for the crack, love KH.
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PostSubject: Re: Track Days   Track Days EmptyTue 9 Dec - 18:15

Nice one man, will be good to compare times with a couple of chaps from the sprints, see how I fair Very Happy
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StickT

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PostSubject: Re: Track Days   Track Days EmptyTue 9 Dec - 19:33

Yeah, its all about the power and set up really.
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PostSubject: Re: Track Days   Track Days EmptyTue 9 Dec - 19:50

i would probs have a crack at it. don't have a Scooby anymore but done teeside a few times and its a good buzz.
can see how it could get very expensive though when u get into it.
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PostSubject: Re: Track Days   Track Days EmptyTue 9 Dec - 20:40

Don't plenty off 1/4mile racing and a bit of drifting but itching to go on track for ages so defo want to put the Scooby on get a bit more power.if it back up the road for me could get my mate with his Scooby aswel
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PostSubject: Re: Track Days   Track Days EmptyTue 9 Dec - 20:45

It gets as expensive as you want it too, plenty fun can be had in a mildy modded road car...

We got abit carried away with our car.
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PostSubject: Re: Track Days   Track Days EmptyWed 10 Dec - 9:55

StickT wrote:
It gets as expensive as you want it too, plenty fun can be had in a mildy modded road car...

We got abit carried away with our car.

Yeah this ^ depends how competitive you are. Me? Very, hence taking it to the sprints next year Laughing
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PostSubject: Re: Track Days   Track Days EmptyWed 10 Dec - 21:32

I would like a decent spec'd road car to go Sprinting in like, make it much easier.
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PostSubject: Re: Track Days   Track Days EmptyThu 11 Dec - 8:02

Well yeah will be good, but I very much doubt I'll be competitive at all. Would be in class 2. But I plan to drive to and from the events lol
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PostSubject: Re: Track Days   Track Days EmptyFri 12 Dec - 18:28

A fair few drive and too and from the event. Loads of Evo's drive there and back too,
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PostSubject: Re: Track Days   Track Days EmptySat 13 Dec - 9:46

think am gonna have a go at a sprint next year.
thing i found with a trackday I got a bit bored after a while just driving round. at least if its against the clock your gonna push it even if it is just for one lap at a time. probs less stressful on the car aswell.
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PostSubject: Re: Track Days   Track Days EmptySat 13 Dec - 12:37

That's the sort of track days that's being arranged mate, against the clock and similar to a sprint setup

Here's a video from my last one, it's a bit competitive

https://youtu.be/yBjsDYSPP40
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PostSubject: Re: Track Days   Track Days EmptySat 13 Dec - 20:30

Track days are good for seat time and making changes to cars,

Sprints are ideal for keeping you entertained. Where is the vid from Alan ?
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PostSubject: Re: Track Days   Track Days EmptySat 13 Dec - 23:58

Ingliston track day in august I think it was?
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PostSubject: Re: Track Days   Track Days EmptySun 14 Dec - 16:57

Looks good, very suitable for good torque or cars with less power,
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PostSubject: Re: Track Days   Track Days EmptySun 14 Dec - 23:39

Yeah was second to a lad with a hawkeye, extra torque out the corners had me beat. Plus the Lagg on my turbo didn't help matters. All sorted now tho, hopefully get the motor back tomorrow with a new heart Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Track Days   Track Days EmptyMon 15 Dec - 20:17

Well hopefully it goes well and we can organise one or three,
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PostSubject: Re: Track Days   Track Days EmptyThu 18 Dec - 18:34

I may be interested in doing them, if little clios are allowed Very Happy
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