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sm-r8
29-04-2013, 08:46 PM
G'day everyone,
Just checking in if anyone has booked or is keen to goto the drive events day at Phillip island on Friday the 10th of may?
I just booked today
http://www.driveevents.com.au/
They're on Facebook as well drive events pty ltd.

👍

d488y2
30-04-2013, 08:54 AM
I'm in, It's going to be an Awesome day out. Gosick will be there.
We will be meeting at the Cranbourne Macca's around 6am, but will confirm meeting point closer to the Day.

A little birdie told me that there will be more Track Time for this Event :D:D:D

sm-r8
30-04-2013, 11:21 AM
Sounds good mate, I'm just waiting to hear back from a friend if he's going as well.
How much fuel did you use last time will a full tank be enough or should I get a 20L can as well?
I'm not far from cranbourne so ill be able to meet you guys down there if that's the case
Did you have a garage booked last time ?

d488y2
30-04-2013, 04:17 PM
Last time I filled up in Cranbourne and had enough fuel for the w**** day.
You can take a quick trip into Cowes to fill up or bring extra fuel in a can. With the promise of more track time extra fuel maybe needed?
We didn't book a garage no real need unless it's raining and you are planning on changing wheels etc.....

sm-r8
30-04-2013, 07:19 PM
Yeh I've got no plans on changing wheels, so it should be all good hoping for no rain!
Ill probably just take a fuel container, I'd rather have it there and not have to worry 😆

Pickles
01-05-2013, 10:49 AM
I just looked at the website....geez, that looks like an AWESOME day.
I just did an AMG drive day there a week or so ago.....bloody awesome......going down the straight at 230ks & being told to "go harder" is unreal!
Cheers, Pickles.

d488y2
01-05-2013, 04:23 PM
the AMG drive day sounds Sick!!!!

Last time we had one wet session and it was fun watching gosick going sick!!!

Fuel is about 5 - 6 k's away from the track, which would be a 20min round trip.
Track sessions run for 15min + the setup time so there would be enough time for a quick trip to fill up if needed.
If I need fuel I will be planning to go get at the end of session.

It's a good idea to bring a pressure gauge and check your tyre pressures before and after a run.
Last time I was running 19" wheels and found 48 psi in the front and 46psi in the rear worked well.

d488y2
05-05-2013, 07:49 PM
5 more Sleeps :))

richo7502000
06-05-2013, 10:52 AM
I just looked at the website....geez, that looks like an AWESOME day.
I just did an AMG drive day there a week or so ago.....bloody awesome......going down the straight at 230ks & being told to "go harder" is unreal!
Cheers, Pickles.

My friend at work's son is one of the AMG Driving instructors that drove with you Pickles... He goes around Australia, and Asia doing them AMG drives, would be a tough gig.
He was saying they just came back from a course in Malaysia, (just before your course at Phillip Island) where they had been doing close on 300KM/hr in the C63 AMG at the airfield they was using. That would be awesome to do!

go sick
06-05-2013, 12:25 PM
yes gosick will be working there again tuff gig this one going on a break every 45 min to gosick around the island not bad at all cant wait bring it on guys see ya all at maccas carnbourne at 6 am full tank ready to go ya gunna love it guys

go sick
06-05-2013, 12:29 PM
if any one would like to come along to do this event of just to come for a look and maybe do it next time its on this friday the 10th let me know ok or any more details

d488y2
06-05-2013, 12:42 PM
yes gosick will be working there again tuff gig this one going on a break every 45 min to gosick around the island not bad at all cant wait bring it on guys see ya all at maccas carnbourne at 6 am full tank ready to go ya gunna love it guys

Hangin out Bro!!! The Weather is looking Good and the Loud switch has been installed, the GTS needs a good clean and Im good to Go.............Sick.
III be a Maccas around 5:50 for a quick Coffee.

sm-r8
06-05-2013, 05:13 PM
I can't wait looks like the weathers going to be good as well 😃

sm-r8
06-05-2013, 07:58 PM
4606

go sick
09-05-2013, 02:03 PM
hey sm_ r8 was just talking andrew owner of drive events and he said to tell ya mate to come along any way if he likes it we can sign him up on the day ok . see ya in the morning mate ok

sm-r8
09-05-2013, 07:28 PM
Hey mate he can't get the day off work unfortunately ill see you guys in the morning at 6 👍

dannym81
09-05-2013, 07:39 PM
Guys can you pm each other. Your making me extremely jealous :)

sm-r8
09-05-2013, 08:48 PM
Haha just wait for the pics mate 😜

dannym81
09-05-2013, 09:21 PM
And the video.....Took mine to sandown. Went a little too hard. Boiled my brake fluid and cracked my pads. Had the best time of my life. Love to get out there again.

d488y2
09-05-2013, 09:29 PM
All Clean and Ready go to, see you guys in the the Morning. It's going to be a Sick Day!!!!
http://i1081.photobucket.com/albums/j346/d488y2/HSVForum/GTSPI_10052013_zpsca105128.jpg (http://s1081.photobucket.com/user/d488y2/media/HSVForum/GTSPI_10052013_zpsca105128.jpg.html)

d488y2
11-05-2013, 09:46 AM
Absolutely the best day at Phillip Island. Great weather Awesome cars. More track time then you could poke a stick at!!

dannym81
11-05-2013, 10:58 AM
How did your car hold up? How many laps did you do in a row flat out? Definitely gotta get my sh!t together and book the next one. Sounds awesome. Good work.

d488y2
11-05-2013, 01:37 PM
This Event we had 20mins of track per session. We did 7 to 8 sessions, close to 50 laps, maybe a more, lost count. Going Sick all day takes it out of ya. Crashed when I got home, plus the Fwy was completely stuffed!!!!!
The Car stood up well, may need new brake pads and wore a bit of rubber off the tyres. I will have down load the data to check lap times and top speed etc.....
Here's some Pics
http://i1081.photobucket.com/albums/j346/d488y2/DriveEvents10052013/IMG_2013_zps09caf764.jpg (http://s1081.photobucket.com/user/d488y2/media/DriveEvents10052013/IMG_2013_zps09caf764.jpg.html)
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sm-r8
11-05-2013, 01:50 PM
I downloaded my data last night the program's pretty cool the track shot they have is abit weird though its not a proper map
I my best time was in our last session was a 2:03.8 and my top speed was 220
Hopefully get into the high 1:50's next time with some semi slicks 😉

d488y2
12-05-2013, 07:54 PM
My best time was 2:04.1 and top speed 222.

go sick
14-05-2013, 11:58 AM
still looking for my data it just comes up with you whent sick lol

go sick
14-05-2013, 12:00 PM
what a sick *** day we had for any one that missed this one the next one is 8/10/2013 bookings are filling fast so get on it guys phone ben at drive events 0418569108

d488y2
14-05-2013, 03:22 PM
what a sick *** day we had for any one that missed this one the next one is 8/10/2013 bookings are filling fast so get on it guys phone ben at drive events 0418569108

SSF Super Sick Friday, Hopefully I can make the next one??

sm-r8
14-05-2013, 07:01 PM
I reckon your mrs will let you

d488y2
14-05-2013, 07:24 PM
I reckon your mrs will let you

I'm working on it :)

go sick
15-05-2013, 10:41 AM
you guys have to come on the next one as its gosick,s birthday lol

stew
15-05-2013, 07:33 PM
The guy with the green ute hulk does he live in inverlock have seen that ute about hear ......wonthaggi and Inverloch. if he's local will need to catch up with him.

sm-r8
15-05-2013, 07:53 PM
Yeh he does was a good fella

go sick
16-05-2013, 10:39 AM
yeah thats the one stew ,one sick *** maloo lol and a great guy to

stew
16-05-2013, 08:37 PM
Thanks mate will need to try and get in touch with him.........

d488y2
09-07-2013, 11:43 AM
only 91 days to go until the next Track Day with Drive Events
plus it's GOS1CK's brithday!

Bring IT! :D

sm-r8
09-07-2013, 08:04 PM
I just booked today you reminded me!

d488y2
09-07-2013, 10:32 PM
I just booked today you reminded me!
Awesome !

akanives
26-07-2013, 11:27 AM
im going to be in melbourne when this is on.
3 questions
are spectators allowed? (guessing yes)
are p***engers allowed? (guessing no)
and if there anyone willing to take me out there for the day from melb CBD?
otherwise what options for public transport to get there?

d488y2
26-07-2013, 12:05 PM
im going to be in melbourne when this is on.
3 questions
are spectators allowed? (guessing yes)
are p***engers allowed? (guessing no)
and if there anyone willing to take me out there for the day from melb CBD?
otherwise what options for public transport to get there?

Spectators are allowed
I think p***engers are allowed but would have to comfrim that with Drive Events, and you would need a helmet.
At the last event Steven Richards was taking the Ferrari owns for hot laps, so I guess so?
I could pick you up on the day, I drive past the city on the way to the Island. It would be early around 5 - 5:30am

akanives
26-07-2013, 11:24 PM
that would be awesome.
wonder if they have helmets for hire or sale at the track. i have a few down here but dont want to have to bring a helmet from t***ie, unless im going to get on the plane dressed up completely as the stig lol

dannym81
28-07-2013, 08:00 PM
They may upgrade you to 1st cl***.

akanives
26-09-2013, 12:08 PM
had a good chat with Ben from Drive Events last night.

spectators are fine.
no p***engers in cars with amateurs.
there is helmets available for hire there if anyone needs.

he did however say he might be able to sort out something for a p***enger ride around the track for me, or a car i could lease to drive around the track.

dont know for sure yet but sounds interesting.

still ok to catch a lift with you d488y2?
if so, ill send you a pm later on for the Hotel im staying at and we can try sort out an easy pick up spot.

d488y2
26-09-2013, 12:59 PM
had a good chat with Ben from Drive Events last night.

spectators are fine.
no p***engers in cars with amateurs.
there is helmets available for hire there if anyone needs.

he did however say he might be able to sort out something for a p***enger ride around the track for me, or a car i could lease to drive around the track.

dont know for sure yet but sounds interesting.

still ok to catch a lift with you d488y2?
if so, ill send you a pm later on for the Hotel im staying at and we can try sort out an easy pick up spot.

I can still pick you up, PM me the details.

d488y2
04-10-2013, 09:51 AM
22 and sunny is the weather forecast for next Tuesday, Just saying, it's going to be Awesome!

sm-r8
04-10-2013, 01:32 PM
Getting too excited slicks are going on Monday night and I'll be ready to go 😃

akanives
05-10-2013, 12:45 AM
Sucks but unfortunately I won't be able to make this anymore. Mainly cause I just realised I had screwed up on dates. I thought this was Monday not Tuesday. I fly home on tues at 1pm

d488y2
05-10-2013, 07:15 AM
Sucks but unfortunately I won't be able to make this anymore. Mainly cause I just realised I had screwed up on dates. I thought this was Monday not Tuesday. I fly home on tues at 1pm

Bummer : (

akanives
05-10-2013, 10:38 AM
Yup. Sucks. But at least I've got a replacement option soon. Where I can race mine around T***ie

d488y2
11-10-2013, 12:45 PM
Tuesdays Drive Event was fantatic, The day started a little wet which tested the traction control of a few drivers.
We had 6 15 min sessions and I did around 30 laps of the Track.
I can highly recommend Drive Events for anybody who wants to drive their car on a race track. And what better track than Phillip Island!

Heading to the Island with Gosick
http://i1081.photobucket.com/albums/j346/d488y2/HSVForum/IMG_2607_zpsf80d89c8.jpg
Cooling Down in the Pits
http://i1081.photobucket.com/albums/j346/d488y2/HSVForum/IMG_2616_zps51d39662.jpg
Mmmmm Rubber!
http://i1081.photobucket.com/albums/j346/d488y2/HSVForum/IMG_2611_zps3708744a.jpg
Lining up on Main Straight
http://i1081.photobucket.com/albums/j346/d488y2/HSVForum/IMG_2617_zps11a5194d.jpg
Very Lucky to get these pics : )
http://i1081.photobucket.com/albums/j346/d488y2/HSVForum/IMG_2626_zps3f291fec.jpg
http://i1081.photobucket.com/albums/j346/d488y2/HSVForum/IMG_2630_zps7228bf4d.jpg
And one for the pool room
http://i1081.photobucket.com/albums/j346/d488y2/HSVForum/GTSPI_zps640ea771.png

Strick
11-10-2013, 07:23 PM
very cool mate, like the last pic too

d488y2
06-11-2013, 04:34 PM
The next track day at Phillip Island with Drive Events is the
17th of December.
This is a great day to get your car on a race track.

Srrzs
20-11-2013, 12:38 AM
Yes definitely keen to go on 17th December


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d488y2
20-11-2013, 12:17 PM
Yes definitely keen to go on 17th December


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Get on it, it's an awseome day, lots a very cool cars to watch go around Phillip Island and the best part is you get to do it too!
I've booked in for the driver training this time around. Driver training gets 20mins on track/session.