What's bedford like for a track day?

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What's bedford like for a track day?

Post by R6 STU » Jun 16th, '17, 23:06

Thinking of booking up bedford, only beard a little about it.
Long straight, open circuit...
Did it have garages/electric?

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Re: What's bedford like for a track day?

Post by menzies3032 » Jun 16th, '17, 23:17

It's great book it and go!

There are garages and power but they electric does trip quite easy if you book with MSVT they normally bring an extra generator so your good. If no limits then you might want to bring a genorator for tyre warmers

They have people there for suspention set up and tyre changed

The track is totally flat and tonnes of run off. Very flowing and a quick track. If your looking for tight hairpins this track is not for you.

Here is one of many vid from earlier in the year at Bedford.

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Re: What's bedford like for a track day?

Post by billinom8s » Jun 17th, '17, 05:03

There is a hairpin their rob.
Bedford is a test Circuit and not a Race Circuit. I like it there.
Power wise, if you listen to the briefing it won't trip out. Tyre warmers are fine plugged in, it's when someone plugs a kettle in that the system trips. They do have a larger genny there now on a permanent position to cope, it just doesn't get switched on until after 8.
You can have a lot of fun at Bedford, the corners flow, plenty of overtaking places, safe run off and good sized garages.

It's a place I've visited a few times now and it never gets boring.
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Re: What's bedford like for a track day?

Post by Smiler » Jun 19th, '17, 20:26

I love it!
It doesn't attract a lot of the really stupid fast guys because they don't race there!
As its totally flat, you'll ride it differently....and the apexes are a lot later than you think, esp the left hander onto the 1k back straight.
Prob one of my fav circuits!
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Post by billinom8s » Jun 19th, '17, 22:53

Always a good day at Bedford
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Post by billinom8s » Jun 20th, '17, 20:24

looks like there's a few going on a trip there in july
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Re: What's bedford like for a track day?

Post by menzies3032 » Jun 20th, '17, 22:43

billinom8s wrote:looks like there's a few going on a trip there in july
10th to be specific :D

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