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[LoT]Clastres | Friday 28 May 2021


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COMING SOON

A return visit to the full 2700 meter long Clastres circuit with its mix of twisties from the original shorter circuit and sweeping turns and long straight from the new full circuit. Similar to Abbeville for Safety, Clastres is flat with good visibility and decent run off.

General circuit information: HERE

Noise limit: 95db static & 102db drive by *

Noise Limits

Static test – A noise meter is placed at a 45 degree angle to the exhaust outlet and 50cm away. The car is then held at 3/4 of its maximum rev limit and the highest reading recorded is the cars recorded noise output for the day. A static limit of 105db is very high and very few cars have an issue with this. At 98db cars with a cat, std factory manifolds and exhausts will generally be ok. Anyone with a very loud exhaust/manifold should be careful.

Drive by – This test is recorded at track side as the car is moving at track speed. Depending on the circuit the reading will be taken between right next to the track and up to 20 meters away. Cars with forced induction tend to have more issues with drive by, even though they tend to pass static tests as the s/c or turbo’s only kick in when run at speed. There are many things that affect drive by readings from wind direction, air temperature, how low the cloud cover is or even what line you are driving.

Format: Open pit lane

Format

A sessioned event means that the day will be structured into usually 3 separate groups which take it in turns to go out on track for a set time, norm ally 20 minutes. Each car will be restricted to their group for the duration of the day. Drivers are generally allocated a group depending on their experience level or type of car.

An Open Pit Lane event means that cars are free to go out onto the track when they choose (providing the circuit limit or our normally reduced limit has not been reached).

Experience level: All levels

Experience Levels

All levels: Everyone

Beginner: 1st ever track day

Novice: 1-5 track days without a major circuit

Intermediate: 5+ track days including a major circuit

Advanced: Attended a number of open pit lane days at a range of circuits

Driver & vehicle safety: Please read

Participant & Vehicle Information

Clothing must fully cover arms & legs.

Crash helmets must be in good condition and suitable for circuit driving in a car. (Jet style helmets will be classed as open face)

ANY vehicle without a hard top or fixed roof will require occupants to wear full face helmets.

Alcohol must not be consumed, including at lunch time.

Slick tyres are not permitted.

2 seater sports cars only – for a full list of accepted vehicles please click here.

Final instructions will be emailed out 3 days before the event.

Price: £120/135€

2nd Driver : TBC

2nd Driver & Passenger Information

LoT club members may have up to 3 passengers free of charge on all events, upon presentation of a valid membership card at sign on.

Second drivers: must be 21-70 years old, no exceptions.

Passengers: must be 18-75 years old, no exceptions.

All drivers and passengers please see FAQ for other requirements.

NEW Lotus on Track membership cards will be posted in January ’21 to those who have booked a 2021 track day or within 72hrs of booking an event there after.

Passengers : Free for club members. Non-members £10 each pay on day

2nd Driver & Passenger Information

LoT club members may have up to 3 passengers free of charge on all events, upon presentation of a valid membership card at sign on.

Second drivers: must be 21-70 years old, no exceptions.

Passengers: must be 18-75 years old, no exceptions.

All drivers and passengers please see FAQ for other requirements.

NEW Lotus on Track membership cards will be posted in January ’21 to those who have booked a 2021 track day or within 72hrs of booking an event there after.

Crash Helmet: £20 / 20€

Itinerary: Registration – 8.15-8.40 / Drivers Briefing 8.45 / Driving Starts 9.00 (1hr lunch) / Close 17.00

Age: We are reviewing our rules for those over 70 so cannot currently take bookings from those who are 70+. If you are a club member and would like to be contacted when this review has been completed please email Paul.

* So far we haven’t had any issues with noise testing at Clastres. However, static may be checked.

PLEASE READ OUR TERMS & CONDITIONS BY SIGNING UP FOR THIS EVENT YOU AGREE TO ACCEPT THEM.

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