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Upcoming Track Days - Lydden Hill

Date Circuit / Layout Organiser Cost
August 2018
+ Saturday
25 August 2018
Lydden Hill
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Lydden Hill Circuit
£120
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Session Type: sessioned
Restrictions: 100db
Requirements: car track day
Skill Level: any
Notes: 6 sessions included!
Track Day Type: Track Day Car Day
September 2018
+ Saturday
15 September 2018
Lydden Hill
lydden hill
Lydden Hill Circuit
£120
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Session Type: sessioned
Restrictions: 100db
Requirements: car track day
Skill Level: any
Notes: 6 sessions included!
Track Day Type: Track Day Car Day
October 2018
+ Thursday
11 October 2018
Lydden Hill
lydden hill
Lydden Hill Circuit
£165
£ 150 - Save!
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Session Type: sessioned
Restrictions: 100db
Requirements: Track Day
Skill Level: any
Notes: refreshments
Track Day Type: Track Day Car Day
+ Saturday
13 October 2018
Lydden Hill
Lydden Hill
Lydden Hill Circuit
£120
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Session Type: sessioned
Restrictions: 100db
Requirements: car/bike track day
Skill Level: any
Notes: 6 sessions included!
Track Day Type: Track Day Car Day
November 2018
+ Saturday
10 November 2018
Lydden Hill
Lydden Hill Circuit
£120
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Session Type: 6 sessions included!
Restrictions: 100db
Skill Level: Novice, Intermediate, Experienced. (tuition available)
Track Day Type: Track Day Car Day
December 2018
+ Saturday
01 December 2018
Lydden Hill
Lydden Hill Circuit
£120
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Session Type: 6 sessions included!
Restrictions: 100db
Skill Level: Novice, Intermediate, Experienced. (tuition available)
Track Day Type: Track Day Car Day

Address

Lydden Hill Race Circuit
Wootton
Canterbury
Kent
CT4 6RX

5 day weather Forecast

Chance of Rain
Monday 08/20 60%
High 77° / Low 61°
Chance of Rain
Periods of light rain. Lows overnight in the low 60s.
Overcast
Tuesday 08/21 20%
High 74° / Low 58°
Overcast
Cloudy. A few sprinkles possible. High 74F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Wednesday 08/22 10%
High 77° / Low 60°
Partly Cloudy
Sunshine in the morning followed by mostly cloudy skies during the afternoon. High 77F. Winds SW at 10 to 15 mph.
Chance of Rain
Thursday 08/23 40%
High 72° / Low 52°
Chance of Rain
Light rain early. A mix of sun and clouds in the afternoon. High 72F. Winds W at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
Partly Cloudy
Friday 08/24 20%
High 64° / Low 49°
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy skies. Turning cooler. High 64F. Winds W at 10 to 20 mph.

Lydden Hill - Track Guide

Ben Whibley – Caterham Champion

Lydden Hill is a hidden gem for most track day users. The circuit provides a friendly and cost effective way to get track time. It can be seen from any point and it’s easy to get your bearings with only four corners. Some track days allow you to overtake on any side like a test day, so make sure you pay attention during the briefing.

On track you begin at Canterbury Straight, which starts to dip down into Pilgrims – a long sweeping right-hander where you need to make sure all braking is done before you turn, as there is not a lot of room for error. Drift wide to the left before coming back to the right near the service road and try to keep as close to the white line under-braking. There is a small bump you need to pass first. With Devil’s Elbow, make sure you get on the power at the apex and drift wide, but not too wide as you will be penalised in competition. This corner is important as you need to maintain speed for the steep hill.

North Bend scrubs a lot of speed. You are still pointing uphill, so a trail brake is OK here, but don’t go too hot or you will lose speed coming back down the steep hill to Paddock Bend.

With most corners, when you exit you always feel you could have gone quicker, but I see so many cars in the gravel here. Be respectful to this corner, which starts with a dip before the apex that is on the peak of the hill where the car goes light and drifts onto the grass. Experiment with this corner and build up slowly.

Enjoy this fast circuit.

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