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Whilton mill kart track practice days.
« on: 06 February 2020, 07:00:28 am »
I spoke to a chap called Dan at Whilton mill circuit which is between Northampton and Daventry. He said we would be very welcome to come and use the circuit.  They have weekday practice sessions from 10 till 4. If we had enough people go, we would likely get the track all day to ourselves. A le mans style endurance practice could be fun. cost would be 50quid each for the whole day. Tuesdays and Thursdays are probably the best days. It is a great circuit with good facilities. If we can get some ideas of numbers that would be interested we can then book a date. Check out their website and hopefully we can sort something out.

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Re: Whilton mill kart track practice days.
« Reply #1 on: 06 February 2020, 09:31:10 am »
Sounds good to me,
Having had a look at their website the track looks fun.
Re Tues or Thurs, out of the two Thursdays are preferred for me but not essential.

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Re: Whilton mill kart track practice days.
« Reply #2 on: 06 February 2020, 10:01:33 am »
Week days are difficult for me, but sufficient notice might be able to take annual leave.

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Re: Whilton mill kart track practice days.
« Reply #3 on: 06 February 2020, 04:15:22 pm »
Thursday meeting is OK for me. The track looks good and a bit closer to us Southern's.

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Re: Whilton mill kart track practice days.
« Reply #4 on: 06 February 2020, 06:53:53 pm »
Looks good, count me in!

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Re: Whilton mill kart track practice days.
« Reply #5 on: 06 February 2020, 07:26:05 pm »
Have they suggested which of the several tracks could be used? I like the lack of "stuff" beside the track :)

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Re: Whilton mill kart track practice days.
« Reply #6 on: 06 February 2020, 07:48:55 pm »
They haven't said which track but I have been there a few years ago and I can't remember any really tight bends. There is plenty of grass run off.

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Re: Whilton mill kart track practice days.
« Reply #7 on: 09 February 2020, 05:43:53 pm »
Yes I’m interested.  Will depend on the diary but in principle I’m in.

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Re: Whilton mill kart track practice days.
« Reply #8 on: 11 February 2020, 01:50:53 pm »
I have spoken to Whilton Mill today and have booked a practice afternoon 1pm to 4pm for Thursday 26th March. They have something already on in the morning. The cost will only be £25 and it's quite likely we will have the track to ourselves. Probably best to arrive before 12 to sign in and get ready ect. Hopefully this suits everyone, the weather will be good and we don't all have corona.  ;)

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Re: Whilton mill kart track practice days.
« Reply #9 on: 11 February 2020, 05:40:32 pm »
Great Jim. Yes from me, hopefully this will suit others too?

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Re: Whilton mill kart track practice days.
« Reply #10 on: 12 February 2020, 09:01:09 am »
That's great, I'll be there! Do you know which circuit we'll be on?


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Re: Whilton mill kart track practice days.
« Reply #11 on: 12 February 2020, 11:56:02 am »
I'll be there, and thanks for organising this.

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Re: Whilton mill kart track practice days.
« Reply #12 on: 13 February 2020, 08:11:48 am »
I think we'll be on the long circuit.

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Re: Whilton mill kart track practice days.
« Reply #13 on: 28 February 2020, 06:42:45 pm »
Thanks again to Jim for organising this. I've added it to the events calendar as a firm meeting. At present it looks as though proposing to attend are:

Jim
Graham A
Graham H
Bill
Chris S
Rhys (maybe!)
Stefan (maybe!)

That's great, any others yet to confirm please do so to support Jim. (I am dying to see that Dodge!)
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Re: Whilton mill kart track practice days.
« Reply #14 on: 01 March 2020, 12:03:48 am »
Count me in chaps once I’ve made a full recovery, I’ll be itching to get onto that track
Steve