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Ladies and Gentlemen. It is a great pleasure to announce the first of 2008's driver training days.
The course will be a CAT introductory driver training day at the Famous Millbrook Proving ground in Bedfordshire

On Saturday 24th May 2008

This course is designed primarily for the driver who not only wants to learn more about thier car, but also to find their own skill threshold, and expand it.

This is an example of what you get for your money:

A fast moving experience for 8 owners and their cars. Designed to
introduce you to the secrets of performance driving. Threshold brake
from 120mph, high speed driving at speeds in excess of 130mph on a
banked circuit. Drive the infamous Alpine Loops and take on the
challenging Handling Circuit.

The instruction is designed to nurture you and your car at a pace you
are comfortable with. Short presentations in vehicle dynamics help to
bridge the gap between driver inputs and vehicle control. This often
ignored information is the key to unlocking the door to grip limit
driving in safety. End the day putting your new found skills to the
test in one of our track prepared training vehicles against the clock.

* A full day experience for you and your car
* Professional in car tuition
* Access to 5 unique circuits at the Millbrook Proving Ground
* Mechanical support from a professional race engineer
* Lunch and refreshments during the day
* Timed end of day "shoot out" in our track prepared Subaru Impreza
* Full emergency services on hand all day
* Exclusive facilities
* Fastest time of the day "shoot out" prizes and presentations
* 1½ hours driving time with your personal instructor


Here's what they say...

We cater for the novice through to the experienced so you
wouldn't be terrified for long! Colin's history of driver training
with Nissan and his every day activities at Millbrook mean that he is
well versed in dealing with differing skill levels and developing
individual ability, knowledge and confidence. Activities are also
tailored according to the skill set attending.

Ref. Skyline specific activities, one aspect of our training that we
would tailor specifically for your members would be to maximise their
understanding of the vehicles capability on exiting a corner. The
Skyline is particularly good in this area and it may be that owners do
not realise its true capability.

On our website we do have a specific page referring to car
club activities and there are a few examples of the feedback
participants have provided along with some photographs of one event
from last year - this is to be found here ...
CAT Driver Training if you'd like to
have a look.

This day is not to be confused with a track day, instead, should be viewed as a way of extracting more from your vehicle, and more from yourselves. Afterall, the skills you learn can be employed in whichever car you drive.


PRICING AND DATES

For this to work, we need a minimum group of 6 people, Based upon this number, the cost, Per person, is £345

The event is due to take place on Saturday 24th MAY 2008

At Millbrook proving ground in Beds.


Click this link to book your place!

http://www.gtr.co.uk/products-53-toView_120-millbrook_driver_training_day_24_may_2008.html



TESTIMONY
Below is link to the thread and posts relating to last years course, you can see for yourself how impressive a day it is.
http://www.gtr.co.uk/forum/upload/70790-driver-training-millbrook-proving-ground-9.html?highlight=millbrook

some choice quotes:

My driving through the day improved so much. I let Colin drive the car through the handling circuit, shat my pants, then when I drove the course again made a seriously huge improvement.
- Bajie

Brilliant, Brilliant, Brilliant
- Simplymo

The whole day really was worth at least twice what we paid for it, and the instructors genuinely seemed to enjoy it too
- Joules101



I could go on, simply not a bad word said about this day

Any questions, feel free to PM me, or post in the thread. Jo from CATDT will be watching this thread and will also help, and if you want to hear from people who attended the first course i'm sure they'll contribute.


and finally, due to limited number of places, the only way to ensure you get a place on the course is to book early!!!

 

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I did this course last year,:clap: it's a must for those who enjoy their cars. It was the best thing I could of done to improve my lap times on trackdays.:smokin:

You simply need to do this course.:thumbsup:

Andy.
 

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Mook, i'd like to reserve a place but wont be able to pay the cash for a couple of weeks, can i do that or is it first come first served. No probs if so.

Cheers

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I'll put your name down, but if it starts to fill quickly, you might want to get it paid to be 100% sure of your place1

thanks for the interest

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Rich,

Glad to see your name down mate.

This is an awesome day. Worth every penny and the CATDT team are great to be around. Colin and Nick et al really do know their stuff.


....and you've just reminded me that I was supposed to Jo yesterday. Oooops!
 

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Rich,

Glad to see your name down mate.

This is an awesome day. Worth every penny and the CATDT team are great to be around. Colin and Nick et al really do know their stuff.


....and you've just reminded me that I was supposed to Jo yesterday. Oooops!
Thanks Iain, it was you who talked me into it really when we met, sounded amazing and I look forward to having some proper tuition for my driving. Which at times has been compared to coco the clown rather than anyone with talent lol.:chairshot
 

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1.) SmigzyGTR
2.) Rich_A - PAID
3.)
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Ear defenders on order :chuckle:
Didn't mean it.... would be great to see you again Mo :runaway:

Jo
I thought this was for first timers only????:confused:

If not then I'd be interested in doing it again.....................and again...........and again.:cool:

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its NOT JUST for first timers only, its merely the introductory course that we did last year

ANYONE is welcome, including those who have been before!

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I know it's not quite the same thing mate, but you don't need your car, you can use the CATDT Scooby.
 

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I'd like to put my name down for this - I need some serious tuition!

Mook, the only problem is though that I'm just about to embark on stage 2 mods on my car and given that it's going to take weeks for the parts to arrive, and I've been told by Gareth at Newera that he'll need my car for perhaps three weeks to get the work done, I could find that May rolls round and I'm without a car - I'd rather not drive the Scooby they have available - so my question is: if I book and pay for this, then end up not having my car ready, do you think it'll be easy to sell me place to someone else?
 
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