Great Corners – Cadwell Park (Charlies)

Post date:
December 2017
Submitted by:
John Bevan

Thank you to Mark Hales who has kindly provided these articles on some of the great corners we visit at Classic Tracks. Cadwell Park is one of Britain’s oldest circuits, dating back to 1934 when a farmer by the name of Wilkinson laid down a three-quarter mile chalk track on his farm near Louth in the Lincolnshire Wolds and used it for motorcycle racing. It gained an extension to one and a quarter miles and a hard surface in 1952, then it was stretched again to its present near-2.2mile extent in 1961. But while it grew longer, it never grew…
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The Classic Tracks novices guide to track days

Post date:
November 2017
Submitted by:
John Bevan

Track days should be fun, exciting and safe. For first timers, they can be intimidating as you worry that you will be the only newbie on track and therefore slower than other drivers. This may be the case initially, but there is no reason why this should spoil your day. Follow our top tips to maximise your enjoyment. Choose a novice only day or track day that is sessioned for novices. There is some comfort in knowing you will be on track with people of a similar ability, and you will all be learning together. Make sure your car is…
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