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Caterham Graduates Racing Club
Zandvoort Briefing Note 1
(12 July 2017)


FORMAT

Our numbers put us just below the grid limit of 47, so we have taken the opportunity to put all cars on a combined grid (Spa style) and have 2 longer races. Each race will now be 35 mins.

Qualifying will also now be a combined grid in two sessions, with your fastest time in each session defining your start position in the corresponding race.

TIMETABLE

Our timetable has now been confirmed and is set out below. It is now very unlikely to change, but as ever, it could do.

Saturday

09.00 - 09.25    Caterham Free Practice 1 (25 minutes)
09.30 - 09.55    Caterham Free Practice 2 (25 minutes)
10.55 - 11.20    Caterham Free Practice 3 (25 minutes)
11.25 - 11.50    Caterham Free Practice 4 (25 minutes)
13.35 - 14.00    Caterham Free Practice 5 (25 minutes)
15.00 - 15.25    Caterham Qualifying 1 (25 minutes)
16.35 - 17.00    Caterham Qualifying 2 (25 minutes)

Sunday

09.00 - 09.35    Caterham Race 1 (35 minutes)
14.40 - 15.15    Caterham Race 2 (35 minutes)

TYRES

We now have a total of 125 minutes of testing time and 120 minutes of qualifying / race time.  

Please ensure that you have sufficient tyres to cover your track time. With the exception of Classics, it's probably essential to use a separate set of testing tyres.  

With 25 minute qualifying sessions, think about tyre usage.  You don't need to run for the full session, once you've set a good lap time consider pulling in to conserve your tyres rather than running the full session.  Or at least come in and let them cool a bit before going out again.

Polley Motorsport will not be at Zandvoort.  If you need extra tyres, order them now and arrange local fitting. Don't leave it until the last moment.

Note: the use of separate qualifying session require a sporting
bulletin, which can be found in the Competitors' Information section of the web site (alongside a PDF version of this note).

A further briefing note will be issued shortly to cover detailed arrangements for the weekend.

Andrew Outterside raceadmin@graduates.org.uk on 13 July 2017 at 14:18Link

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