Monday 1st October, 2018

Track of The Month – October 2018

Suzuka, Japan

This October, The Race Centre’s Track of the Month is the legendary Suzuka circuit in Japan. Formula 1’s only figure of eight circuit, Suzuka is a 5.8 kilometre track, and debuted on the Formula 1 calendar in 1987. A favourite for both fans and drivers, Suzuka is home to some of the most iconic corners in Formula 1, including the Esses, Spoon corner and 130R, currently the fastest corner in the sport. Make sure to come down to The Race Centre this month to experience Suzuka for yourself.

Have a look below for an onboard lap of Suzuka with Valteri Bottas, as the finn set the fastest lap in last years Japanese Grand Prix

We hope you enjoy this fantastic circuit and the cars we have chosen!

What can you drive this month?

You are welcome to drive any of the month’s vehicles at any time in an Open Practice Session. All lap times and telemetry are recorded for your immediate viewing and future reference.

Competition Vehicle Prize
Class A – Expert McLaren MP4/6 £50 Cash (1st)
Class B – Professional Dallara GP2 Free First Monday (1st)
Class C – Intermediate Japanese F3 Free First Monday (1st – 3rd)
Class D – Rookie Formula Ford Free First Monday (1st – 5th)

See best laps for this competition in the Drivers’ Paddock.

Who can win ?

New drivers to The Race Centre will be automatically classified as a Class D driver. Winning in a class will gain you promotion to the next class. You have to win Class B twice to progress to Class A.

Competition Eligible Classes Promotion
A – Expert A, B, C, D
B – Professional B, C, D A
C – Intermediate C, D B
D – Rookie D only C

Competition Terms and Conditions

All potential prize winning laps must be verified by a TRC staff member

For a lap to be legal, your vehicle must have two or more wheels inside or touching the white lines at all times.

Vehicles must be running all standard TRC settings for the month.

Free entry to First Monday is for the next event and is non transferable.

Multiple Class wins within a month will result in prizes for the highest win only. Lower “wins” will be passed to the next highest competitors.

TRC Staff are not eligible to win prizes. Any winning positions held by staff will defer to the next highest driver.

Cash prizes available at the following First Monday event or within a max of 30 days of competition end.