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First track day in an MG!

Discussion in 'Donington Park - 3rd October' started by Darren Ainsworth, Jul 10, 2008.

  1. Darren Ainsworth

    Darren Ainsworth Junior Member

    How do,

    I slightly impulse-purchased my first track day: really looking forward to it! I've had my MGB GT V8 for about 4 years, so far, its covered about 2,000 miles. This year, its done...20. And that's an optimistic estimate.

    I've been told that the painter will have it done by early August, and then I can start to run it in, and get a bit of feel for the suspension mods I made over the Winter. There's also an accumulation of toys on the garage shelf: greenstuff pads, rear konis, panhard rod, vented bonnet, Water Wetter and electronic ignition. It'll be interesting to see if I find time to throw all of these at it, before the event!

    I'm about 50 miles from Donington, so this struck me as a good starting point for track days. I quite expect to spend the whole day going backwards, but I don't care: I've done most of the work myself, so I'll be feeling smug if it lasts for the day...

    I wonder if its as much fun as the Cat and Fiddle road?
     
  2. Tim Guy

    Tim Guy Senior Member

    Welcome to MGoT Darren. Yes its loads more fun than the Cat & Fiddle road and no worries about someone coming the other way. V8s go really well on track, especially if they can be fettled to help them go round corners. [​IMG]
     

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