Shelsley Walsh 15/16 September 2018

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Shelsley Walsh 15/16 September 2018

Post by PeterSM » Sun Feb 18, 2018 5:42 pm

For those that didn't see Steve's Email

Shelsley has its regs and entry forms out. Online entry here: https://www.midlandautomobileclub.co.uk/events/enter/

Anyone going?


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Shelsley Walsh 15/16 September 2018

Post by AndyM » Mon Feb 19, 2018 1:39 pm

Yes, I plan on doing this one



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Shelsley Walsh 15/16 September 2018

Post by swoakes » Mon Feb 19, 2018 1:58 pm

AndyM wrote:
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Yes, I plan on doing this one
Get your application in early. Always oversubscribed :wink:


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Shelsley Walsh 15/16 September 2018

Post by AndyM » Mon Feb 19, 2018 2:14 pm

Will be doing it in the morning .......was planning on doing them today but left my licence at home and need the number :cry:



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Shelsley Walsh 15/16 September 2018

Post by AllingtonGT » Tue Feb 20, 2018 9:22 am

And they are selective about who attends. Early entry is not a guarantee of being invited.



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Shelsley Walsh 15/16 September 2018

Post by Corky » Tue Feb 20, 2018 9:47 am

It’s not an event I can get too excited about TBH. Thirty odd seconds on track x4 and it’s all over. Not to mention their unique approach to practice runs :lol:

Having said that, I think it’s one everyone should do for the experience. But there are better venues offering more track time.


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Shelsley Walsh 15/16 September 2018

Post by b.c.flat hat » Tue Feb 20, 2018 5:09 pm

Bags of history, forehead slicing paddock roofs fer the likes o' Corky, Craig et al and as fer the track, well it's two kinks, two corners and two chequer boards.



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Shelsley Walsh 15/16 September 2018

Post by turbster » Tue Feb 20, 2018 5:58 pm

I can’t say it’s one of my favourites, I’ve done it and I’ll leave it at that :lol:


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Shelsley Walsh 15/16 September 2018

Post by CNHSS1 » Tue Feb 20, 2018 6:01 pm

Ignore Corky he's a tight arse! Likes Anglesey and Aintree as he likes to get more tyre wear and fuel usage in a day ;-)

People berate Shelsley as it only has 4 corners of which two are just kinks, but I love it! It's simple enough to learn, is steeped in history (oldest race venue in the world still used today) and is rather more technical than the nay sayers will have you believe. It does favour powerful cars though to be fair as it's morw difficult the faster you go, the exponentially greater the challenge. 90mph+ over the finish is fun :shock: and the big single seaters are doing 140+ :shock: :shock:

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Shelsley Walsh 15/16 September 2018

Post by Corky » Tue Feb 20, 2018 7:08 pm

:lol:

You need a tight arse when you see the bloody valley to the left of the track. :w

Don’t watch the YouTube videos of the crashes before you go. It slows you down..... well that’s my excuse anyway...


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Shelsley Walsh 15/16 September 2018

Post by Nick » Tue Feb 20, 2018 7:35 pm

They do say at Shelsley you want at least 150 bhp per tonne to make the Hill challenging. Call it 200 and I agree!


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Shelsley Walsh 15/16 September 2018

Post by AndyM » Tue Aug 21, 2018 3:46 pm

Looks like I am on my own at Shelsley Walsh :(
22 CMs and just one lonely Scimitar!



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Shelsley Walsh 15/16 September 2018

Post by Corky » Tue Aug 21, 2018 3:53 pm

Just think of the guaranteed 25 points in the SSSC though :wink:


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Shelsley Walsh 15/16 September 2018

Post by AndyM » Tue Aug 21, 2018 4:02 pm

Corky wrote:
Tue Aug 21, 2018 3:53 pm
Just think of the guaranteed 25 points in the SSSC though :wink:
Will that be 50 points as I am doing both days?



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Shelsley Walsh 15/16 September 2018

Post by swoakes » Tue Aug 21, 2018 4:09 pm

Yep


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