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 Post subject: SuperCar Experience
PostPosted: Tue Jun 26, 2012 3:26 pm 
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For my Birthday gift i had a try out in 4 supercars, and finally used it this month, which thankfully until we left the track in oxford, was a dry day :thumbsup:

Here are pictures, I let Emma go out in a Yellow Lambo aswell seeing as she saw me having so much fun :halo:

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Aston Martin V8 Vantage

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No doubt the best looking car of the day, and the most comfortable, the V8 was rather quiet most of the time, and the wave of torque you could really feel through the gears, you know theres a v8 under the bonnet but its quite dignified and more wallowy, great interior too

Lamborghini Gallardo V10

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A bit Audish :P Albeit not as bad to drive, turning circle is awful :lol: But the engine is just awesome, taking it up through the revs was like the Focus, gets better the further you push it, and surprisingly not that uncomfy and lots of luxury, the gearchange was awesome on this car aswell, good handling similar to the aston but a bit more firm

Ferrari 360 Modena

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Not the best looking Ferrari made, or the most practical inside, and if being a bit harsh a little uncomfy, but you really didnt notice this, the steering is brilliant and the car was sat on the track, the gizmos make you feel like schumacher, handles excellently almost like a go kart oh and the noise from 5-8k is biblical, to be fair i did make a mess of myself :teehheee: Great car, just a shame its not as good to look at as the aston

Porsche 911 GT3

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You may notice the smiles in the Lambo and the Aston, but less of a smile and much more concentrated faces in the Ferrari and the Porsche, that would be making sure i dont muck up, the instructors were making sure we were pushin the cars through the bends and down the straight and that brings us onto the Porsche as ive recieved a slating over it. Yes it is not a Ferrari with the soul the red paint and the engine is in the wrong place, but for a Track day weaon, good lord!!!
Handling is spot on, no gadgets to help you out, back end kicking out, gearbox is tight as a nun, the brakes require lots of pressure and put you through the screen and though it sounds like a tractor as low revs at high revs it sounds sick, arse on the floor in a big bucket seat with 380bhp and roll cage stripped out, utter fun to chuck round the track, i want one!!

Oh and to add Emma in her Yellow Lambo ;)

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 26, 2012 3:39 pm 
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Looks like you had a good time mate :D


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nice one moleman :thumbsup:

i did one of these a few years back but in the 360 and the yellow lambo

the lambo was awesome, but for me the 360 was the best out of the 2 i drove, was a fun day!

and yes the instructors do make sure you foot in well and truely on the pedal :lol: :shock:


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Looks ace. I'm going to have to do one of these days soon.

So dare I ask, how much faster do they all feel compared to your car - straight line speed wise? :P

I'd want to have the Gallardo out of that lot as a day to day posers car :D

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Awesome stuff :D

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I have driven that GT3, I killed a cone in it!

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Looks like you had a brilliant time adrian, would love to do one of these, but when it comes to birthday/xmas, I always want the money to spend on my own cars instead :rolleyes: :doh: :lol:

Would like a go of the rally days you can get aswell, they look like good fun

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Dave do what we do, look at the silverstone last minute deals, I got 4 laps around the southern circuit in a nissan GTR for £42.

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Looks awesome, where is this?

I did Thruxton twice and they were good but I wasn't really aloud to push that cars very hard in the gears, made me change too quickly, so glad I got to do the single seater as I was aloud to just let it rip on my own.

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Ry wrote:
So dare I ask, how much faster do they all feel compared to your car - straight line speed wise? :P


at the time i drove them they were both miles quicker, id like to compare again :lol:


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Dave do what we do, look at the silverstone last minute deals, I got 4 laps around the southern circuit in a nissan GTR for £42.


Ooo, I didnt realise you could do that and get them that cheaply, will deffo look into this Andy, cheers for the heads up! :D

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i said i wouldn't have a porsche i didnt say it was bad you volvoowningsonofaqueer!

looks like fun!

i want to do a day like this!

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FSI track experience day anyone? Wonder if we can get a good discount with numbers? ;)

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Its probs worth looking into, and Silverstone would be a good central location to do it from

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sportka would be owned so no :lol:

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Ry wrote:
FSI track experience day anyone? Wonder if we can get a good discount with numbers? ;)


id be interested , depending on dates :lol:


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Terry you'll just hold every one up!! ;)


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Lol! Ryan they were quicker but not massively quicker, and power delivery completely different

An fsi day sounds great as we all take it in turns, this was at great tew in oxfordshire near chipping Norton

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Well you could do a silverstone/sixfields as its around the corner.

I will say the most epic car I have driven is:

http://www.silverstone.co.uk/experience ... xperience/

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