Get into Amateur Racing?

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Re: Get into Amateur Racing?

#16 Post by cockercas » Wed Jul 11, 2018 9:52 am

Westbeef wrote:
Mon Jul 09, 2018 5:00 pm
My mate did track days for a long time before he got into a racing league, I may be corrected but I think you need some good experience (quite a few track days) before you can get a race licence. Then you can start the proper racing, rather than doing track days :). That's the route he took anyway, he got into the advanced group before he joined a racing league, now he's piling all his money into keeping his bike race ready :mrgreen:. There's probably faster ways to do it, but I guess there's no rush if you're a new rider :) .
No need to do loads of trackdays.
I know lads who have only ever done 1 trackday and they run with the front pack.
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Re: Get into Amateur Racing?

#17 Post by Westbeef » Wed Jul 11, 2018 10:41 am

cockercas wrote:
Wed Jul 11, 2018 9:52 am
Westbeef wrote:
Mon Jul 09, 2018 5:00 pm
My mate did track days for a long time before he got into a racing league, I may be corrected but I think you need some good experience (quite a few track days) before you can get a race licence. Then you can start the proper racing, rather than doing track days :). That's the route he took anyway, he got into the advanced group before he joined a racing league, now he's piling all his money into keeping his bike race ready :mrgreen:. There's probably faster ways to do it, but I guess there's no rush if you're a new rider :) .
No need to do loads of trackdays.
I know lads who have only ever done 1 trackday and they run with the front pack.
That's what I was unsure of, I didn't know if you needed track experience before doing the race licence :). That must have just been how he went for it.
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Re: Get into Amateur Racing?

#18 Post by cockercas » Wed Jul 11, 2018 12:26 pm

Westbeef wrote:
Wed Jul 11, 2018 10:41 am
cockercas wrote:
Wed Jul 11, 2018 9:52 am
Westbeef wrote:
Mon Jul 09, 2018 5:00 pm
My mate did track days for a long time before he got into a racing league, I may be corrected but I think you need some good experience (quite a few track days) before you can get a race licence. Then you can start the proper racing, rather than doing track days :). That's the route he took anyway, he got into the advanced group before he joined a racing league, now he's piling all his money into keeping his bike race ready :mrgreen:. There's probably faster ways to do it, but I guess there's no rush if you're a new rider :) .
No need to do loads of trackdays.
I know lads who have only ever done 1 trackday and they run with the front pack.
That's what I was unsure of, I didn't know if you needed track experience before doing the race licence :). That must have just been how he went for it.
Nah just jump in and have fun.
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