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01/05/2004 14:14:34
Track days are a form of motorsport and like anything to do with cars, there can be an element of risk. We minimise this with strict overtaking rules. The best bit of advice is to drive within your limits, start out cautiously and gradually explore both your's and your car's limits during the course of the day. Because there is no competition, do not feel as though you need to go as fast as the next man! Take it at your own pace. If you are new to track days or driving an unfamiliar circuit, you might want to take a session with one of our trained ARDS instructors. He will show you the best and safest way around and also point out a few tips to improve your driving. Our track days are held on a circuit or an airfield designed for motor sport. They allow run off onto grass or gravel should you get overambitious. Of course there are some hard bits such as the pit lane wall or a bit of Armco barrier and you might want to be a bit less brave in these areas. Pace yourself accordingly. All track days are well marshalled, and have full medical and emergency services support. So if the worst were to happen, there are trained experts at hand. .