Southwall Smokers... Lydden Hill Drift Day 27th April 2013

Thread in 'Drifting Chat / Pictures / Videos' started by lezbrucelee, Mar 6, 2013.

  1. konachris

    konachris Member

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    Booked
    w00t

    Lets try an stay away from the Armco, a la Snetterton.....
     
  2. MW99

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    Booked and paid! :D
     
  3. Rhys

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    hi at the last day i was in the urban camo painted 328 (std ratio diff) and i think it drifted well in 3rd with 15/16s pumped right up it just dies a bit towards the end off the big courner, im hoping a 2.5 inlet will cure this just take as many tires with u as u can i got threw 8 pairs and it was my first time drifting their so i wasn't giving it all day either

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    hi at the last day i was in the urban camo painted 328 (std ratio diff) and i think it drifted well in 3rd with 15/16s pumped right up it just dies a bit towards the end off the big courner, im hoping a 2.5 inlet will cure this just take as many tires with u as u can i got threw 8 pairs and it was my first time drifting their so i wasn't giving it all day either
     
  4. COSSIEDRIFT

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    I've got am m50 on mine and it really struggled at Snetterton :(
     
  5. Clive

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    Snetterton is SPASTIC grippy surface compared with Lydden dude :nod: hence why people ripped diffs out, snapped drive shafts etc even on basic powerz :smash:
     
  6. littleT_23

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    I run the 325 diff and m50 inlet on my 328 and it does the top corner and bdc section in 3rd. Give it a few clutch kicks to keep the power up.
     
  7. COSSIEDRIFT

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    That's all good to hear i can't wait!
     
  8. Dylan

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    Lez, im probably going to drop in for a few sessions if possible. Will also be floating around if anyone wants any pointers or me to sit in with them for some guidance.
     
  9. chrisS14

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    Anyone know if this is fully booked? or numbers at all? wana book this but need to payday :(
     
  10. D-Pearce92

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  11. lezbrucelee

    lezbrucelee Southwall Smokers

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    Not sure on numbers i'm not in the country so i cant check for ya, give Lydden a call, they'll be able to tell you if there are spaces

    Yer sweet, not sure if they'll be space on the day for a couple or sessions or not, Last few events we had have been completly full.
     
  12. dingdong

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    Boooooked can't fucking wait roll on the skids
     
  13. lezbrucelee

    lezbrucelee Southwall Smokers

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    I have attached a copy of the new rules and regs for drifting at lydden, These were going to be sent out with comfirmation letters but the final draft has taken a bit longer than expected. Please ensure you read these rules and make sure you obey them, Also i'd be greatful is people can forward them to people they know are drifting but dont check forums that often, Cheers.

    Lydden Hill Drift Day Rules and Regulations


    1.Driver Requirements
    1.1 All drivers MUST be over 17
    1.2 All drivers MUST hold a full valid driving licence
    1.3 All medical conditions MUST be declared at the time of booking
    1.4 If you require glasses for driving they MUST be worn
    1.5 All drivers MUST attend the briefing at the start of the day
    1.6 Drivers are expected to behave in a professional manor
    1.7 Obey all decisions made by circuit staff
    1.8 Obey all the rules
    1.9 Be respectful of staff and other event participants

    2.Vehicle Requirements
    2.1 Vehicles MUST be structurally sound
    2.2 Vehicles MUST NOT have any fluids leaks of any kind
    2.3 Vehicles brakes MUST be in FULL working order
    2.4 Vehicles MUST have at least 2 working brake lights
    2.5 Batteries MUST be securely fastened down
    2.6 Towing eyes MUST be fitted both at the front and rear of the vehicle, be functional and visible
    2.7 Vehicles MUST have windows present, no window nets will be permissible
    2.8 Vehicles door handles MUST be in full working order
    2.9 Exhausts MUST be below 108db MAX
    2.10 Bumpers and sideskirts MUST be securely fastened


    3 Track layout and pit entry
    3.1 Drifting is ONLY permitted between the white lines on the outer and inner edges of the track
    3.2 No drifting or driving on the grass is permitted
    3.3 Please see attached pic of track layout for track direction and permitted drifting areas
    3.4 Returning to the pits, MUST be completed by driving up the hill around north bend and the pit entry is the left. NO DRIFTING IN THIS AREA
    3.5 Returning to the pits via the dummy grid is NOT allowed
    3.6 Drifting up the hill or around north bend is NOT allowed


    4 Flags, The Meanings and Marshalls posts
    4.1 All flags MUST be obeyed
    4.2 There are 5 marshalls posts around the circuit, they are the start line, exit of paddock bend, mid corner at chessons, on the entrance to the devils elbow, and at the cut through, please refer to the track map provided
    4.3 Red flag--- The session has been stopped for an incident. Slow down and be prepared to stop, NO drifting or overtaking and return to the start/finish line
    4.4 Waved Yellow Flag-- There is a hazard ahead, stop drifting, slow down, DO NOT overtake and be prepared to change direction or stop,
    4.5 Green Flag-- You have passed the incident or the incident has cleared you may continue drifting
    4.6 Yellow and Red Stripped Flag-- Your tyres are very low return to the pits straight away and change them, If you have a puncture you MUST leave the track immediately at the first opportunity
    4.7 Black Flag-- We have seen an issue with your driving or your vehicle return to the pits STRAIGHT AWAY and report to the clerk of the course at the dummy grid
    4.8 It is the responsibility of the drivers to look out for flags and obey them
    4.9 Failure to obey any flag will result in you being excluded from the rest of the event
    4.10 The clerk of the course's decision is final

    5. Starting Procedure
    5.1 Groups will be called to the dummy grid via the tannoy system
    5.2 Cars will then be released one at a time to the track
    5.3 On your first lap you are required to ensure you spot the postions of the marshalls posts

    6. Whilst on Track
    6.1 Arms and legs MUST be covered and stay inside the vehicle at all times
    6.2 Helmets MUST be worn and correctly fastened
    6.3 Windows are permitted to be open up to 2 inches to allow air flow inside the vehicle
    6.4 Stopping or slowing to a crawl out on track is NOT permitted other than in the event of a breakdown
    6.5 Drivers MUST maintain a consistent speed around the track when not drifting
    6.6 Drivers are expected to leave suitable stopping distance to the car in front, approx 10 car lengths is expected unless twinning with another driver (see section 7)
    6.7 Overtaking is permitted, but you MUST do so in a safe manor
    6.8 Cars MUST stay inside the white lines, dirt dropping in NOT allowed
    6.9 In the event of a breakdown put your hazards on, pull over to a safe location or return to the pits if possible
    6.10 In the event of an accident signal to a marshall that help is required otherwise please exit the car and stand in a safe area

    7. Twinning
    7.1 NO twinning is permitted in the novice group
    7.2 Twinning is allowed in the intermediate and pro groups
    7.3 Drivers twinning MUST have permission from each other
    7.4 Drivers twinning are required to line up on the dummy grid together
    7.5 Both drivers twinning MUST inform the staff member they intend to do so each time the wristbands are being checked on the dummy grid before going out on track
    7.6 Twinning is done at your own risk.

    8. Pit and Paddock Areas
    8.1 A 5mph speed limit is in effect
    8.2 Only drift cars and 1 support vehicle per drift car are permitted in the lower paddock
    8.3 All other vehicles MUST be parked in the upper gravel car park
    8.4 Driving on the grass and fields is NOT permitted
    8.5 You MUST keep the pit area clean and dispose of all rubbish in the bins provided and take your tyres with you or dispose of them with Will’s Mobile Tyres
    8.6 No drifting, burnouts or donuts are allowed in the pit and paddock area

    9. Passengers
    9.1 Passengers minimum age is 14
    9.2 Passengers will only be allowed to sign on once all drivers are signed on, an announcement will be made over the tannoy when we start signing on for passengers
    9.3 Swapping of wirstbands is NOT permitted
    9.4 Any driver found to be attempting to carry a passenger with a swapped band will have his/her wirstband removed and WILL BE excluded from the rest of the day.
    9.5 A maximum of 1 passenger is allowed out in a vehicle at anyone time
    THE CIRCUIT HAS AN OPERATIONAL CCTV SYSTEM AND WILL BE MONITORED AT ALL TIMES.

    These rules have been agreed by the organisers and circuit management.
     
  14. Ricky Emery

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    Which bend is the north bend?
     
  15. D-Pearce92

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    The top hairpin before the entry into the pits.
     
  16. g-lar

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    all good rules but seriously windows open a max of 2 inches with how hot it gets in cars out there even in the summer months.
     
  17. Ricky Emery

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    Thank god for that i thought it might of been the big bend over the back! lol
     
  18. spaniel

    spaniel bigballs small brain

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    I have had to take my sunroof out to fit a roll cage but havent covered it up. Is this gonna cause problems because of the rule for having windows closed?

    I know its on the roof but i dont wanna get sent away for having it open and i would like to keep it open if i can.
     
  19. Clive

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    Great to see Lez :thumbs:

    Guys need to remember its a proper full track.

    Yeap.

    This is rules for any track day...
     
  20. ashboi43

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    when u say cars will be released one at a time do u mean itll be one car on track then ull have to que up like bdc practice?
     

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