How does the club select Track day destinations?

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How does the club select Track day destinations?

Hi, 
As per the title, could I ask how the selection is made, and additionally is it possible to request locations or promote circuits etc?

I would like to see a date at Oulton in 2022.

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Mark

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Oulton - yes please! 

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Trackday Lead Simon Maitland will no doubt be along any moment, but an email to [email protected] and/or a post in the Trackday section here might be a good place to make the suggestion.  It's been a few years since I've driven Oulton but agree, it's a great track! Byebye  

 

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Will repost in the Track section, thanks

 

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Oulton! Clap

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Oulton is usually on the calendar, perhaps this year it couldn't be arranged because of the pandemic.

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My query was also about understanding how tracks are selected, and how club members can contribute to that process.

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Hi Mark

I have asked all the circuits for availability next year and I am waiting on replies with dates from most of them including MSV ( Brands Hatch, Cadwell Park, Snetterton, Donington, Oulton Park). I have dates penciled in at Castle Combe, Croft and Anglesey but nothing is ever confirmed until the Motor Racing Calendar is confirmed. I then take my plan to the Leadership team for approval. With luck the 2022 Trackday Calendar will be published in December. 

Please do email me at [email protected] (Club emails not working today but should be up soon) with your thoughts and ideas.

Simon Maitland

 

Simon Maitland - Lotus Seven Club - Trackday Lead.

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Hi Simon, 

Thanks for the response, it would be fantastic if you could make every effort to obtain a date for Oulton.

If I understand you correctly, your process is to seek availability from all circuits, pencil dates in, and then approach the leadership team with the information from those circuits that provide dates and availability.  Does the leadership team typically select a sub-set of circuits and dates, or does the filtering happen before then?   

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Hi Mark

I get the availability from the circuits and the Trackday organising team put a programme together which I then take to the Leadership team.

Simon M