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British GT/F3 at Oulton park

Britman 11 1.7k England
10 Feb 2008 10:31PM
Very informal this but if anyone is planning on attending the British GT/F3 races on the 24th March at Oulton park, and would like to meet up then please do.

It's ideal if you've never tried motor sports photography and would like to, I'm by no means an expert but I'm happy to help you to get decent shots.

I'll stick this in the calendar thingy.

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Stevehales 10 8 England
11 Feb 2008 6:39PM
You can pencil me in for that, never been to Oulton park. Brands is my local haunt, it would be nice to have a change.
pepperst 9 2.3k 4 Wales
11 Feb 2008 6:43PM
Might wonder over as well, been a while since I was last at op,
boxer57 10 88 United Kingdom
12 Feb 2008 7:32AM
I might be available for this Mark

Never been to a meet before but would love to come along to this one.
Just down the road from me and would be good to get some good motorsport pictures and meet a few new faces and at 20 for the day its a bargain.
Britman 11 1.7k England
12 Feb 2008 5:04PM
Top stuff, the more the better.
Britman 11 1.7k England
12 Feb 2008 11:40PM
Link to calendar Please add yourself to the list.
fishiee 13 478 3 United Kingdom
13 Feb 2008 10:15PM
I would love to but it's a bit far from Kent for me. I'm certainly hoping to get to some of the other rounds though.
AntHolloway 12 168 United Kingdom
14 Feb 2008 8:21AM
Yep, I could be up for this, not been to Oulton for a couple of years.

WelshKiwi 9 3.2k 2 Wales
14 Feb 2008 8:31AM
There might be camping for the weekend at this one, there normally is if anyone is interested.

I wont be there for the first time in ages (Bosses Family coming for Easter) but Eifion will probably be there more than likely.

Have fun, its a great day/weekend out Smile
stevie 13 1.2k 2 United Kingdom
11 Mar 2008 10:14PM
Where is the best place to go with a camera at Oulton Park?
Britman 11 1.7k England
11 Mar 2008 11:44PM
stevie, take your pick. there are loads of places.

Lodge Corner (inside) there's only Armco here so views are excellent. If watching bikes take some step ladders so you can get a high view point. (have a look at some of my bike shots)

Old Hall (outside) with a 300mm+ lens you can get them coming out the first corner. There is fencing but if you got to the end and get low down you'll get good shots.

Deer Leap (outside) This is the opposite side of Lodge and where you can get the famous shot of the Lodge building in the background. There a dip in the banking, if you shoot from there it's a good view. Walk towards lodge from the pit straight, you know it when you get there.

Clay Hill (inside or out) Not a brilliant point but good for panning shots, your also looking down on the track.

Knickerbrook (outside) Cracking point for shots, again getting down low helps.

Brittons (outside) This has to be one of the best places, your about 20-30 feet away from the track, no high fencing and you can chat to the marshals as they are stationed there, but not in the way of anyone taking pictures.

Oulton parl layout click the map to see large.
stevie 13 1.2k 2 United Kingdom
12 Mar 2008 7:57AM
Thanks Mark - this is really helpful.
sidaorb 11 3.9k 2 England
12 Mar 2008 8:00AM
Really hacked off that I'm on B/H shift at work Sad so gonna miss this one.
WelshKiwi 9 3.2k 2 Wales
12 Mar 2008 3:16PM
Hiya Mark.

Ive added myself to the list and so has Eifion (Banditman)

Im taking my Camervan so I can provide hot drinks if anyone wants.

Where is everyone meeting, ( I normally park the van near Knickerbrook) if anyone wants a lift Im coming from Anglesey so can collect on route.

Lee Smile

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