Tips to Prepare for Your First Track Day - Nick Tsagaris

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To help your familiarise better with track days and prepare for your first like a pro, we are about to drop some knowledge here. The tips and guidelines mentioned below will assist drivers with limited to no experience in making a safe and pleasurable track day experience.

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Tips to Prepare for Your First Track Day:

Tips to Prepare for Your First Track Day Nick Tsagaris

So, you’re going to attend a track day soon.:

So, you’re going to attend a track day soon. We assume you’re thrilled to see how it turns out for you on the circuit with your Motorsport vehicle. You may also have a lot of questions in your mind like what can you expect on your track day? How can you prepare for the day? What should you wear to the track? To help your familiarise better with track days and prepare for your first like a pro, we are about to drop some knowledge here. The tips and guidelines mentioned below will assist drivers with limited to no experience in making a safe and pleasurable track day experience.

Choose your day and circuit wisely:

Choose your day and circuit wisely The first thing you want to do once you’ve decided to hit the track is to find a track organiser . You will find a number of track day organisers to fit your needs and budget. However, they will vary in the ways they organise their events. Some of the factors that differentiate varied organisers from each other include: The number of cars allowed on circuit at any one time. The types of cars allowed on the track: road and/or race cars Noise limits; how loud your car can be The type of sessions Overtaking rules Costs

When it comes to choosing the circuit..:

When it comes to choosing the circuit.. When it comes to choosing the circuit, it is important to pick one that has a lot run-off areas if you’re a beginner. This will make sure you have safety zones to get into in case anything goes wrong on the track. Once you have booked your circuit and the day, you will receive final instructions including rules, regulations, flag signals and timing for the day.

Prepare yourself with the right gear and equipment:

Prepare yourself with the right gear and equipment As obvious as it may sound, you should ensure a good sleep to appear fresh and energetic at the venue. Keep yourself hydrated especially on a hot day. Most circuits would insist to avid wearing shorts and t-shirts and pick clothing that keep your arms and legs covered inside the car like jeans, jumpers or coordinates.

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Helmet is the bare minimum kit you need to protect your head properly on the circuit. Not to forget, a decent pair of gloves that will help you maintain the grip on your steering wheel when you’re having an adrenaline rush. A good pair of racing boots or thin-sole trainers are your go-to options for the track day footwear. Moreover, we recommend you attend a track day as a spectator or guest before you attend it as a driver. This will give you an idea of the event, things you can expect and clothing and supplies you can bring to the event.

The Final Word:

The Final Word A little consideration and preparation can make your first track day memorable for the right reasons. The above guidelines will help approach your track day with an informed and disciplined mind.

Nick Tsagaris:

Nick Tsagaris Nick Tsagaris is a business manager at Nick Tsagaris Motorsports and Events who is passionate about everything Motorsports. With his wealth of knowledge, experience and expertise, Nick helps individuals to make pleasant, successful Motorsport experiences.

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