New to Track Days? or just want to understand some key information before your track day? We have compiled below some of our frequently asked questions that we are asked here at Track Obsession.
A track day allows drivers to arrive in their own car, at some of the best race circuits in the UK and drive to their heart’s content.
Typically, there are 7 hours of track time available, with an hour for lunch.
There is a huge community of enthusiasts who attend track days regularly, improving their own driving and cars between days.
Track days non competitive, but highly addictive!
You will need to bring a full valid photocard driving license, a suitable helmet (motorcross style helmets not allowed). It important to note that arms and legs must be covered at all times so remember to arrive prepared, whatever the weather. Open top or convertible cars will require a full face helmet.
If you are under 18 but hold a Motorsport UK race license, please contact the team to discuss joining our track day.
All makes and models are welcome on our track days. Your car should confirm to all MOT standards and must be fitted with a towing eye.
Single seaters, open wheeled and high centre of gravity cars are not permitted (vans, 4×4 etc) – Do contact the team if you are unsure if your car is suitable.
The short answer is no, you can have as much fun in a standard car as a highly modified car! However, to ensure your cars performance is maintained throughout the day, the most common upgrades are uprated brake pads, brake fluid and performance tyres.
Although track days are generally very safe, unfortunately accidents can happen when exploring the limits of fast driving.
You must be aware that by booking onto a track day, you have already agreed to accept the risk, you will also be required to complete a declaration at each event. This is the norm with any track day provider.
Insurance is not required, however it is advised to use a specialist track day insurer.
Track Obsession LTD take no responsibility for any damage caused to your vehicle on track, regardless on whether you were at fault.
Track Obsession LTD are members of the ATDO and use specialist staff to ensure the correct procedures are followed.
Of course! We welcome drivers of all abilities.
Track Obsession are specialists in running open pit lane track days. Our team is made up of racing drivers and motorsport technicians, so you’re in the best hands for your first track day. We offer free advice and tuition, make sure you opt into this for free during check out phase of your purchase. We also offer free novice stickers so other drivers will ensure you have plenty of room on circuit.
If you’re a little unsure on the day, just speak to a member of the team and sign on and we’ll be happy to talk you through any concerns and even take you out on the circuit before you go out alone.
For most track days there is 7 hours of available time on circuit (depending on light in winter months).
We run open pit lane track days and limit the number of cars in attendance to ensure you get plenty of time on track without the queues!
YES, and its free! Check out our lineup of professional instructors racing in the top flight of UK motorsport. You can find out a little more about our tuition here!
At most circuits, garage hire is available. This provides shelter for you, your car and your belongings for the entire day.
Such is the friendly atmosphere of our track days, typically items are safe when left outside. However this is of course at your own risk. The majority of customers do choose to arrive without booking a garage.
Yes, why not share your experience with friends and family? Both passengers and additional drivers can be added on the day of the track day at the sign on office. See the event info page for pricing. We accept both card and cash on the day.
Well, we are motorsport enthusiasts first and foremost, placing the customer at the heart of everything we do! Adding value to every event by new and innovative ideas.
Yes, you can drive the same circuits with another provider. But it’s the little things that make a big difference. All Track Obsession track days include free tuition from top professional racing drivers, free photography with both on and on track photos, free refreshments, free merchandise and free car set up advice from a professional motorsport engineer.
Still not convinced? Here at Track Obsession we follow strict guidelines on the amount of bookings allowed on each of our track events. Quality track time is important, that’s why we stick to circuit guidelines when limiting our booking numbers to ensure you get more time on track than with our competitors.
We are constantly trialing new ways to add more enjoyment to your day. We’re happy when our customers are happy, so if you’ve not been a joined us for a track day before, then be sure to join us for your next track day!
View our upcoming track day dates here!
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