Llandow Circuit
Llandow Circuit
Llandow, Cowbridge, Vale of Glamorgan
South Wales, UK CF71 7PB

Tel: 01446 796460
Email: info@llandow.com

Info

As one of the smaller Circuits in the UK, Llandow offers a unique opportunity for Novice and Intermediate drivers to enjoy some technically challenging corners in a controlled environment.

All participants are given a full safety briefing and our Chief Marshal is available for advice and guidance throughout the day.

Max no of Cars on track at any one time – 10
Cars will be filtered onto the circuit from the start area and a chequered flag displayed from the control tower will signify the end of the 20 minute sessions.

Drifting will not be allowed unless advertised as a Drifting day

The itinerary of our car trackday is:
8.30am – Gates open
9.10am – Signing on
9.30am – Circuit Safety Briefing (will be announced over tannoy system)
10.00am – 5.00pm – Track activities
1.00pm – 2.00pm - Lunch break
3.15pm – 3.30pm – Afternoon break

Noise Limitation
In consideration to the local community, we operate a self imposed noise limit of 105db absolute maximum.
Cars are measured as per MSA Regs  i.e 0.5m at an angle of 45 Degrees.

 

Rules and Regulations

Circuit Rules

Before using the circuit all participants MUST:

1. Sign an Indemnity form
2. Be over 19 years old
3. Provide a full  driving licence which has been held for more than 2 years
4. Be physically fit
5. Be a competent driver
6. Wear an approved helmet, sensible shoes ( e.g Trainers in good condition ) Arms and Legs MUST covered

No participants taking part shall have consumed or taken alcohol or any drug that will impair your
ability to drive.

Participants must not race or compete against any other user.

The use of any form of timing equipment is not permitted.

Reckless or dangerous driving is expressly forbidden and anyone disobeying this rule may be
asked to leave. No refund will be made in these circumstances.

.All participants on track days at Llandow Circuit MUST attend the Safety Briefing.
This instruction will include:

1. Rules of the day
2. Flag Signals
3. Entering and exiting the circuit
4. Overtaking and being overtaken
5. Driving/riding discipline
6. Circuit layout and potentially hazardous sections
7. Paddock driving/riding
8. Breakdown/incident procedures
9. Session stopping

Flag Signals
The circuit uses the following flags:

  • Chequered Flag
    Indicating the end of the session
  • Yellow Flag
    Indicating extreme caution and no overtaking
  • Black Flag
    Indicating to return to the paddock and report to the Control Tower
  • Red Flag
    Indicating session has been stopped. Slow down, return to paddock or assemble at the Bus Stop runoff.
  • Overtaking
    Overtaking should only take place on the straights or exiting the bends. No overtaking in the bends and no cutting inside whilst approaching the bend.
  • Vehicle Condition
    Participants must ensure that their vehicle is safe and fit for the purpose that it will be used for on the circuit.
  • Paddock
    A speed limit of 5mph applies at all times in the circuit paddock and the pit lane

Noise Limitation
In consideration to the local community, we operate a self imposed noise limit of 105db absolute maximum.
Cars are measured as per MSA Regs  i.e 0.5m at an angle of 45 Degrees.

Photography
Any images and footage taken at the event including on board cameras are strictly for personal use only and not for any commercial purposes. If any imagery is of an accident you will make such imagery/footage available to Llandow Circuit free of charge and agree not to post such imagery/footage on social media sites including, but not limited to, YouTube and Facebook.

Dates & Booking

We don’t have any dates planned for the rest of 2014, but if you would like to organise a group trackday, please call us to discuss dates and costs.
Or call us in the office to book on

01446 796460

Brown paper tickets
We use Brown Paper Tickets for our online ticket sales.
The Fairtrade ticket company!



Refund Policy 

Llandow Circuit’s policy regarding cancellation of a booking is that it must be made at least 72 hours prior to the event date (or at the organisers discretion) and can be either:

(a)  transfer of the booking to a future date within 12 months of the original event for an admin fee of £10

or

(b)   refund of event fee less £10 administration fee (not including the booking fee)

There is no refund for cancellations after the event unless agreed with Llandow Circuit.

Refunds of events booked through any 3rd party booking company (other than Brown Paper Tickets) must either be organised with the booking agent themselves, or the booking can be transferred to another future event within 12 months. The event fee is not repayable by Llandow Circuit.

This does not affect your statutory rights

FAQ’s

Q – Do I need to bring my own car?
A – Yes you do. We don’t have cars  for hire, although there are plenty of people who hire cars for trackdays (click here)

Q – How old do I need to be?
A – 19 years old

Q – Do I need a driving licence?
A – Yes you do and it needs to have been held for more than 2 years. Please bring it with you.

Q – Does my car need to be insured?
A – It is entirely up to you and at your own risk. You won’t be covered by your own road insurance, so you will need specific trackday insurance if you do!

Q – Does my car need to be road legal?
A – No. But it does have to be road worthy. Any cars dropping oil on the track will be black flagged.

Q – Can I bring my open wheeled car?
A – I’m afraid not. Only closed wheeled cars are allowed on the track at the same time. If you have an MSA licence, why not book a test day with us? Call the office on 01446 796460 for more information.

Q – Do I need to wear a helmet?
A – You do indeed and it must have a Gold British Standard sticker or a Blue over ‘Euro Standard’ label stitched inside. If you don’t have one, we can hire you one on the day for £20. 

Q – What is the minimum age limit?
A – 18. We know there are some excellent drivers who are under 18, but, due to the terms of our insurance we cannot accept drivers under 18 on our trackdays.

Q – Can I take passengers?
A – Yes, but they have to be over 16 years old and 1.5m in height. We allow each car participating to have 2 passengers during the day (although only one at a time is permitted!!) and they MUST sign on a get a wrist band at the beginning of the day.

Q – Can I have an extra driver?
A – Yes you can, but we do limited it to 1 per car and they must be in the same group as the primary driver. They also MUST attend the safety briefing at the beginning of the day.

Q – Is there a noise limit?
A – We’re afraid so. In consideration to the local community, we operate a self imposed noise limit of 105db absolute maximum. Cars are measured as per MSA Regs  i.e 0.5m at an angle of 45 Degrees.

 

Trackday Feedback

“Thank you to all at the circuit for a brilliant day, great staff and great track, Pluss everyone I met in the paddock and on track were fantastic !!”

A. Lang – June 2014

“Thoroughly enjoyed my very first trackday at Llandow last Saturday. Plenty of track time, great venue, great weather, great organisation and great value”

Tim Reeves – July 2013

“Brilliant first track day Super friendly and really helpful Will be returning for sure Thanks”

Mark Ebbage – June 2013

“Dont normal do this in fact ever!! .But id just like to say a massive thank you for my track day yesterday with the MX5 group .. Where should i start ..Well that was the best track briefing i ve ever had !! Laugh ,im sure wee came out at one point !! ..That chap could give Rhod Gilbert a run for his money!!!Track i found for £80 was epic very rewarding if you get it right ..but with enough run off area if you get it wrong as i did !! twice ( sorry about the cone :) ) ..Your welsh cakes in the cafe are better than my mums ( just dont tell her that !!) Your marshalls and staff are spot on felt sorry for the one in the pit lane .. I could think of better things to do than stand in the wind and the rain watching us off !! Cant wait to come again Dan :)”

April 2013

Thanks for a great day yesterday, and a big thank you to the marshals. Sorry about leaving my roof down the back straight and leaving my belt at the chicane ( the black tvr skip soon to be yellow! ). Thanks again for such a good day we will be back again soon with a car with brakes, suspension and all the body work attached, oh and a fan belt Regards A Barnes

April 2013

“I just wanted to say a big Thank You to all at Llandow campsite and circuit for looking after the members of the Lotus 7 Club over the weekend. We had a great time as always, the new extended campsite area was great.

A big thank you to John and crew for a safe and cracking track day”
C Van Baars

Sept 2012

“Just want to say thank you to all the marshalls and other staff who put up with South Devon Mini Club for our trackday last Wednesday – we had a brill day and are already thinking about doing it again!!”
C Crocker

June 2012

“Just want to say a huge thanks to all the staff & marshalls especially, at Llandow Circuit for such an excellent, fun, safe trackday. All the participants demonstrated an excellent standard of good safe fast driving.
Many thanks for letting us continue running in the monsoons & right through to the last minute. It gave us the opportunity to get the new suspension on our little MX5 set up in preperation for a sprint race next weekend.
See you at the next trackday.”
Cardiff Auto Care

Sept 2011