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New to track days? An Introduction

If you have never been on a track day before then you're in the right place! We have events and products specifically tailored to track day novices to ensure that your first experience of riding your bike on circuit is not only fun but also "pressure free" as well. On our Novice only track days you won't find any seasoned trackday riders or racers as these events are restricted to riders who have little or no experience.

Participating in an MSV Track day isn't about riding on the limit, it's an opportunity to experience the performance of your bike within a safe, controlled and professional environment. You'll have the opportunity to learn new riding skills that are useful not only on the track, but the road as well.

Brake boards and apex cones are laid out on circuit at all our novice events, providing a constant guide of where your bike should be positioned so that you are as smooth as possible through each corner. In addition to this, we have qualified instructors on hand ready to offer you advice and one-to-one training, with prices starting at just £30 for a 20 minute session.

To find out what the requirements are to take part is worth checking through the Frequently Asked Questions.

These events are designed for you;

Taster Sessions

Our Track Day Taster Sessions are the cheapest and easiest way to get on track where 20 minutes of track time is available for just £25. They are a great way to see what track days are all about without committing to a full day. You will receive a full safety briefing including track techniques, followed by three limited speed laps led by a pace bike before you complete the remainder of your session at your own speed.

Novice Only Track Days

Our Novice Only Track Days allow anyone to experience the thrill of riding on a race track without the pressure of being surrounded by more experienced circuit riders or racers. You will receive way more track time than on a Taster Session which will give you a chance to really get to see what you and your bike are capable of!

Road Bike Only Track Days

Our Road Bike Only Track Days capture the excitement of the track while ensuring a relaxed atmosphere without the worry of being on track at the same time as track or race bikes. This type of event is the perfect opportunity for riders to experience what it is like riding their own road bike on a race circuit and explore its capabilities in a safe environment.

Rider Training

As a track day novice we highly recommend instruction to get the most out of your track day. We have a selection of training packages available which start at just £25. You can book a 121 session with an instructor either in advance or at the event. The instructor will assertain your experience and ability, talk through the plan, get out on circuit with you and have a good de-brief after. For an intensive day of exclusive 121 we have our Track Academy. This is the most effective option available to improve your speed around a circuit. Feel free to give us a call if you would like to talk it through.

 

Noise Regulations

All racing circuits have noise restrictions and at MSVT we are unfortunately no exception. It is extremely important that we operate in compliance with our limits to ensure the future of track days. On MSVT events the noise testing area will be indicated by a tall orange flag labelled 'Noise Test'.

  • Static Noise Testing

    These days, all racing circuits have noise restrictions. It is extremely important that we operate in compliance with our limits to ensure the future of racing for everyone that abides by the rules.
    Anyone wishing to have their bike tested before a test day is more than welcome to come to one of our circuits during our events and have a noise test free of charge.

    The initial test is a static test which is carried out using a handheld meter. YOU MUST HAVE A WORKING REV COUNTER. As per ACU guidelines, each bike is measured 0.5 meters away from the exhaust at a 45 degree angle when the engine is being held at the following RPM:

    Engine Size

    1 cylinder

    2 cylinder

    3 cylinder

    4 cylinder

    250cc (4 stroke)

    300cc (4 stroke)

    5,500rpm

    8,500rpm

    7,000rpm

       

    400cc (4 stroke)

    5,000rpm

    6,500rpm

    7,000rpm

    8,000rpm

    600cc (4 stroke)

    5,000rpm

    5,500rpm

    6,500rpm

    7,000rpm

    750cc (4 stroke)

    5,000rpm

    5,500 rpm

    6,500rpm

    7,000rpm

    +750cc (4 stroke)

    4,500rpm

    5,000rpm

    5,000rpm

    5,500rpm

    125cc (2 stroke)

    7,000rpm

         

    250cc (2 stroke)

     

    7,000rpm

       

    500cc (2 stroke)

     

    5,500rpm

    7,000rpm

    7,000rpm

    In cases where the motorcycle has two separated exhausts the measurement will be taken as above from the median point between the two.
    For bike testing, the noise regulations for each of the circuits are as follows:

    Brands Hatch

    Oulton Park

    Cadwell Park

    Snetterton

    Bedford Autodrome

    Indy Circuit (Daytime) - 102dB(A)

    All circuits - 102dB(A)

    All circuits - 105dB(A)

    Daytime - 102dB(A)

    All circuits - 101dB(A)

    Indy Circuit (Evening) - 102dB(A)

       

    Evenings - 102dB(A)

     

     

    GP Circuit 101dB(A)

           

    Please note: we also run some events at 98dB(A). Please see the booking page of your event for details.

    Please note that we run some events at 98dB(A). Please see the booking page of your event for details.

     

    Please note that we also run some evenings at 102dB(A). Please see the booking page of your event for details.

    Bedford Autodrome also has a 87.5dB(A) drive-by limit which is measured at a distance of 20m.

     

     

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    For Supermono class, Vintage and Classic prior to 1973, the test RPM will continue to depend upon the mean piston speed corresponding to the stroke of the engine, according to the table produced in the ACU Sound Control Regulations.

    Additional Information
    Factors such as air temperature and humidity can affect the level of noise that your bike is producing. If you are ever within 1dB(A) of  a particular limit then we suggest that you strongly consider having your exhaust looked at before making another booking.

    Ducati Panigale fitted with the 'plain standard exhaust only' will be permitted leniency on the static test. Drive-by limits are still strictly enforced.

  • Drive-by Noise monitoring

    In addition to the initial static test our circuits have a continuous automated 'drive-by' meter operating to ensure vehicles continue to adhere to the noise restriction in place.

    If the results of the drive-by monitoring show that your vehicle is generating drive-by sound levels appreciably higher than vehicles with comparable static test results, then you will be called into the pit-lane to address the noise level being generated.

    The circuits drive by limits are:

    Brands Hatch 92db. Evenings with a 98db static have a 88db drive by

    Oulton Park 89db

    Snetterton 92db

    Bedford Autodrome 87.5db

    Exhausts do get louder with age as the packing deteriorates and it may be that you need to purchase a baffle (db killer) or have the exhaust repacked before attending another event.

    More information

  • Noise limits for each circuit

    Brands Hatch

    Oulton Park

    Cadwell Park

    Snetterton

    Bedford Autodrome

    Indy Circuit (Daytime) - 102dB(A)

    All circuits - 102dB(A)

    All circuits - 105dB(A)

    Daytime - 102dB(A)

    All circuits - 101dB(A)

    Indy Circuit (Evening) - 102dB(A)

       

    Evenings - 102dB(A)

     

     

    GP Circuit 101dB(A)

           

    Please note: we also run some events at 98dB(A). Please see the booking page of your event for details.

    Please note that we run some events at 98dB(A). Please see the booking page of your event for details.

     

    Please note that we also run some evenings at 102dB(A). Please see the booking page of your event for details.

    Bedford Autodrome also has a 87.5dB(A) drive-by limit which is measured at a distance of 20m.

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2017
Sat 27 May Bedford Autodrome SW General Bike Track DayBuy nowfrom £129.00
Sat 03 Jun Snetterton 300 General Bike Track DayBuy nowfrom £135.00
Sat 03 Jun Oulton Park Novice Only Track DayBuy nowfrom £189.00
Mon 05 Jun Brands Hatch Grand Prix 3 Groups - General Track DayBuy nowfrom £229.00
Mon 05 Jun Cadwell Park Open Pitlane Track DayBuy nowfrom £115.00
Mon 05 Jun Cadwell Park General Bike Track EveningBuy nowfrom £45.00
Mon 05 Jun Cadwell Park ACU Licence AssessmentBuy nowfrom £129.00
Thu 08 Jun Brands Hatch Indy Road Bike Only Track Day - with StalkerBuy nowfrom £139.00
Fri 09 Jun Oulton Park Road Bike Only Track DayBuy nowfrom £165.00
Fri 09 Jun Cadwell Park General Bike Track Day - with StalkerBuy nowfrom £109.00

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