Drift Practice Tracks in the UK

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  1. Adam-MGTF

    Adam-MGTF Member

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    A few people on the Mercades Facebook page asked where practice days are in the UK. I realised there was no full list that I knew of. So I figured I'd do this to help some people out. I'm sure I've missed some venues and links so post up and I'll try and keep things up to date!


    Format:

    Name of Track -

    Location on Map

    Cost

    Links to facebook or websites

    How to book/dates

    Notes


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    Name of Track -
    Driftland

    Location on Map

    https://goo.gl/maps/dkVNzbWHahu

    Cost

    £45 plus £5 entry per person (Winter drift practice days)

    Links to facebook or websites

    https://www.facebook.com/DriftlandScotland/
    Driftland - The UK's Only Dedicated Drift Track

    How to Book/dates
    Book online on driftlands website.
    Practice days are held often (every other weekend over winter)

    Notes

    Event times change throughout the year.





    Name of Track
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    Teesside

    Location on Map

    https://goo.gl/maps/yyr5PfGb7pK2
    Cost

    Around £80 for car and driver
    £20 for additional driver
    Entry for spectators is free
    Passenger wristbands can be bought for around £10

    Links to facebook or websites

    https://www.facebook.com/TeessideDrifting/
    https://www.facebook.com/TeessideAutodrome/?fref=ts
    Home of the longest and fastest circuit in the world.

    How to book/dates
    Book by watching out for announcements on the facebook page. You will need to pay a £20 deposit via paypal.
    Mostly drift days are held on bank holiday Mondays.
    Days sell out FAST (within hours) so be on the ball

    Notes

    Normal days run 2 tracks. 'West track' is a twisty technical track. "Nationals" is a fast track as seen for many years in BDC.





    Name of Track
    Buxton

    Location on Map

    https://goo.gl/maps/bamP46WKQH82

    Cost

    £10 entry to the circuit. This is for everyone. Drivers, Passengers and spectators.£30 a day to drive (always plenty of seat time)
    £10 a day to be a passenger.
    No need to prebook. Pay on the day.

    Links to facebook or websites

    Buxton Raceway - Thrills in the Hills
    https://www.facebook.com/groups/buxtondrifting/permalink/1140183089350033/

    How to book/dates

    Just turn up on the day!
    Buxton usually run 1 practice day/weekend per month

    Notes

    Buxton boasts a friendly atmosphere, large pit area and organisers who like to mix it up with competitions and track layout changes.
    The track is in the middle of nowhere. A support car can be a good idea just in case!
    Buxton has walls around the edge of the whole track.






    Name of Track -
    Norfolk Arena/Kings Lynn

    Location on Map

    https://goo.gl/maps/PXVcA2QeKWt

    Cost

    Practice Days:
    Car - £40 Pay on the day cash only please.
    Additional drivers - £20
    Passengers - £5
    Competition Days:
    Entry fee per round £70

    Links to facebook or websites

    Norfolk Drift Team - Sideways or bust
    https://www.facebook.com/NorfolkArenaDriftTeamFanPage/

    How to book/dates

    Practice day dates are avalible on the above website. Pre-Booking is available 2 weeks before the day

    Notes

    Buxton does have walls however there is a run off area of shale around the outside. Good for new drivers





    Name of Track -
    Birmingham Wheels (Skid Risk)

    Location on Map

    https://goo.gl/maps/nrYQVFMrUcs
    Cost
    Single Day - in Advance
    Driver £35 + £5 entry
    Second Driver £25 + £5 entry
    Passenger £20 + £5 entry




    Single Day - Pay on the Day
    Driver £40 + £5 entry
    Second Driver £30 + £5 entry
    Passenger £25 + £5 entry

    Links to facebook or websites

    https://www.facebook.com/groups/SkidRisk/Birmingham Wheels Park - Wheeled Motorsport Activities in Birmingham and the Midlands

    How to book/dates

    Dates are avalible on the facebook page and each month a thread is started in this driftworks forum!
    Payments via paypal via [email protected] or pay on the day

    Notes

    Very popular venue and the home of the e36. The track has large walls surrounding it. There is a small play pen/skid pan where thoes new to drifting can practice.






    Name of Track -
    3 Sisters

    Location on Map

    https://goo.gl/maps/UBZvm5FiAJJ2
    Cost

    Gate entry is £5.00 an adult, under 16's are free.
    Concessions for OAP's £4.00.
    Car parking £2.00 per car.
    Motorbike parking £1.00 per bike.
    I can't find anywhere with practice day cost at the moment

    Links to facebook or websites

    https://www.facebook.com/groups/The3SDriftCommunity/
    Track Attack at Three SistersKart Racing at Racing School Limited Outdoor Go Karting, Wigan, North West

    How to book/dates

    I'm still looking for info on this. help appriciated

    Notes

    One of the newer tracks in the UK. I haven't been but I hear good things!

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    Coming soon

    Rockingham
    Angelsea
    Essex Arena
    Llydden hill


    Any others?
     
  2. moonspaceman9

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    Essex Arena :cool:

    Can be found hear Drift Practice sessions
     
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  3. VAG-Slag

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    Where's the love for the south!?...

    Essex arena (as moon spaceman says)
    Ringwood Raceway (Matchams, Bournemouth)
    Dakota Drift (Smeatharp, Exeter)
    Drift Inc Sessions at Pembrey Circuit (South Wales)

    I'm at work at the moment, I don't know the full in's/outs of these events but will try add more info another time!...
     
  4. jackg16

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    Three sisters prices are:

    £50 novice day
    £65 non novice
    £10 passenger wrist band
    £25 for additional drivers

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  5. Adam-MGTF

    Adam-MGTF Member

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    I'm from the north lol so know little about down south and tbh I did the thread. Took me a few hours and nobody seemed to care. As it has view now I'll put more effort in :)

    I hope to help newbies and old hands alike

    Sweet! Cheers
     
  6. Leno

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    Santa pod mate; 80 quid now (I think) book via dwyb.Co.UK
     

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