Built as an Indy-style oval, with an infield track grafted on as an afterthought, join Niall Mackenzie for a lap of the east midlands track
I like to shift up to 3rd on the exit of turn seven as the next three consecutive lefts make mid-corner gear changing tricky. I peel into turn eight from the very edge of the tarmac, clipping the apex and heading straight back to the outer edge on the exit. I then do exactly the same at turn nine but for turn ten I find a much later turn-in point works best – and for two reasons.
This is a fast, grippy corner but it’s easy to run through it fast and be too wide on the exit. When this happens you have to make a big effort to get back to turn eleven which is the final 2nd gear right. The other reason for squaring it off is you’ll spend less time on the extreme edge of the tyre so you can accelerate harder and more safely.
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