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Old 29-Jul-2005, 02:57 PM
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Silverstone GP - 08/08

Anyone doing the Silverstone GP day on the 8th August with Focused Events?

I've just booked in the Inters - first time at Silverstone though, so does anyone have any hints?
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Old 29-Jul-2005, 03:07 PM
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You'll hate the chicane!

Very, very fast circuit, nice flowing corners (mostly). Get a garage at the end of the pit lane for several reasons - 1. hardly anyone goes down that far so you'll have plenty of space 2. as you're right at the end of pit lane you can join the queue first and get off your bike and sit in the shade for a few minutes.

It's a really long circuit and as such there's usually about 70 riders out in each session, so get to the front and enjoy the clear track while you can
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Old 31-Jul-2005, 12:58 AM
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i'll remember your tip about the far end garages for the end of the month, anyone else doing the gp track on the 29th august ??
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You weren't wrong about the chicane, and the hairpin before it......YUK!!!!

These are so car orientated and I found it really hard to find any line that truly worked on the bike....

On the bright side, the section from the first corner all the way through to just beyond Bridge was fantastic, and mighty quick (140+ in places - and I'm pretty slow!!!)

Well worth a try, and I'll go again.
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Nice to meet you Clippy. I found a few pics of you on the day. Looks like everyone had fun & sun as well.

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Old 12-Aug-2005, 09:12 AM
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Craig,

Thanks for posting those - the queue for the official photos was a nightmare (yes, I'm still sucker enough to keep buying more photos of myself on track)!!

See you at another track soon - hopefully riding next time?!
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Old 13-Aug-2005, 06:31 PM
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clippy what tips can you give me please mate, im off to silverstone on the 29th bank holiday monday if you fancy it

hopefully i'll have the 853 kit fitted and run in by then so it could be a fun day if i get the weather you got

how much for the official photos too ?? yep im a sucker like you but they look good on the walls dont they !!!
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