This Open Pit Lane - Closed Wheel event is open to saloons, sports and sports racing cars and has a static noise limit of 108 dB(A) static.
The open pit lane format gives you the opportunity to go on and off circuit as much as you please throughout the day, providing maximum track time and maximum value.
Please note that the following are allowed out as passengers:-
ARDS instructors, A or S grade.
0800 Registration and noise test
0900 Circuit opens
1300 Circuit opens
1700 Test day finishes
All times subject to change
An Open Pit Lane Test day enables you to take to the circuit as often as you please throughout the day - the day is not split into sessions.
Permitted Noise Levels?
All race prepared vehicles must conform to the more stringent (whether in terms of noise level or method of measurement) of (a) the current Governing Body's silencing regulations; and (b) MSV's silencing levels set out below:
Cars (saloon and sports cars) - 105dB(A)
Sports Racing Cars (enclosed wheel) - 108dB(A)
Outside of a specific, advertised 'Unsilenced Test Day', unless the guest has obtained MSV's prior specific consent to such use, the use of unsilenced vehicles is completely prohibited at MSV venues.
What vehicles are allowed?
Race prepared cars complying with current MSA standards. Road cars are not allowed.
What licence do I need?
Adult drivers :-
Participants in car test sessions must be aged 16 years or older and hold a current FIA/MSA or such other licence as may be recognised by the relevant governing bodies, and produce the original (not a photocopy) complete licence for inspection by MSV. All licences must be Race, not Non Race.
For young drivers :-
Drivers under the age of 18 shall be permitted to participate in on-circuit activity provided that:
(a) such driver's parent or legal guardian has signed and completed the relevant section of the registration form; and
(b) in the case of drivers under the age of 16, each driver holds a Junior Championship MSA licence appropriate to the vehicle he/she intends to use (at present these are restricted to Junior Ginettas and Fiesta Juniors). Any test session involving drivers under the age of 16 must be exclusive to such drivers; and
(c) in the case of drivers aged 16 or 17, such driver holds an MSA licence appropriate to the vehicle he/she intends to use
Do I need to book in advance?
To guarantee your place on an event you do need to book in advance. If you have already made a booking for an event and want to add an additional driver or garage, please contact the circuit directly.
What happens if the weather is poor?
It is very rare that we will have to cancel an event due to adverse weather conditions. Testing takes place if it is raining and it's a great opportunity to advance your wet weather driving skills.
Will garages be available on the day?
Garages are available on most days from Brands Hatch, Oulton Park and Snetterton. They can often be reserved online in advance for a fee. Please see the booking page of your test day for further details.
Will there be catering facilities on site?
There are catering facilities present at all of our events where breakfast, lunch and teas and coffees etc. are available.
All vehicles participating in a MotorSport Vision test day must comply with our noise silencing levels. Should your championship regulations permit your vehicle to run above our published limits you must contact the relevant circuit before you finalise your booking.
Please note that at this point in time Formula E cars are not
eligible to test on general sessioned test days.
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