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Old 29th May 2018, 06:37 PM   #1
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Hi all, thinking about doing Bedford Autodrome on the 4th June with Javelin, never been there before, always do Snett, what can I expect?
Thanks John.
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Old 29th May 2018, 07:34 PM   #2
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Alright John
Iíve only done Bedford once but I loved it. Big run offs in case it all goes wrong means you can really push yourself and the car, very confidence building. Itís got some good technical sections, REALLY fast back straight and some nice high speed sweeping corners that are a joy when you get them right. I really enjoyed it there, so much so Iíd love to do it again but I doubt Iíll ever find it again unless I follow someone
Watch out for the noise too, they are very strict on noise.
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Old 29th May 2018, 07:48 PM   #3
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Hi Matt, thanks for the info, Iím hoping Iím ok noise wise, itís normally around 95ish, is it a pain to find then?
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Old 29th May 2018, 08:10 PM   #4
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Well, to be fair, I couldnít find my way out of a round room with one door so Iím hardly the best to ask.
I followed Malc down and we seemed to go through a housing estate and through a small little village to get there, my sat nav thought I was in the middle of a field. I think there was an old entrance that no longer exists. Billy is the man to talk to, he knows the place well
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Iím sure Iíll find it, Iíve got ďWazeĒ on my phone which is pretty good, havenít decided 100% yet, but sounds interesting.....
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Very easy to find using a sat nav
Brilliant track I’ve done it 3times and will continue to as it’s local enough
Noise was 101 static and 87 drive by I think
Standard exhaust no issues at all
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I donít think you will regret it if you do go. If Iím not working I might even come down with you ..........................
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Thanks for the feedback, be good to see you if I do go Matt
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I like it, used to go loads pre M3. Yes strict on DB test but OEM exhaust your be fine.

It favours a well set up car, plenty of run off.

I always use iphone but go through St Neots that way.

Then at T junction turn right.

Anything below 2.45 and your going well.

Lap here with Ripper, 2.48 in 40+ seconds of traffic.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hb84Pl4yJa0

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Old 30th May 2018, 11:36 AM   #10
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Ok thanks, I have decats, standard centre and Scorpion back box, usually around 95 at Snett, am I pushing my luck?
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Ok thanks, I have decats, standard centre and Scorpion back box, usually around 95 at Snett, am I pushing my luck?
They normally make you rev to 5k also. So your be fine.
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Didnít make it after all, life got in the way as it often does But on a brighter note, off to the Caribbean for 14 nights tomorrow
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Didnít make it after all, life got in the way as it often does But on a brighter note, off to the Caribbean for 14 nights tomorrow
I was gooma see if you were doing snetterton tomorrow night but if youíve got no commitment then fine............................
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That made me chuckle...
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