CAT : Blats
TAG : Caterham, 7, trackday, first, Oulton Park
COMMENTS : 0
Friday was the climax of my first proper outing for the 7; a three day, 350 mile round trip to the Midlands to stay with family, then to Oulton Park for a track day, then back home via a stopover with family. Exhausting, but great fun.
The big question has to be, how did the 7 perform on track? The simple answer is, of course, "far better than me"! It really is lovely to drive on a circuit. The day started with sighting laps, which should be slow, smooth and gentle - except that they were being done by bleary-eyed drivers on cold tyres trying to cope with cold, soaking wet tarmac. I counted several spins, even at sighting speeds. In the 7, I found myself distinctly sideways several times, but able each time to gather her up and g...