Too much $$$, not worth it at all IMO. I'm excited about doing a track day or 3 this summer, but
by the time you take into account all other expenses and time, this not good value to me at all.
I realize track days are not cheap, and that's fine, but this is too far out of line for myself to consider.
there's no reason why it can't get beaten down to 300 bucks.. it's probably 500 bucks because it can be.. being a new track, novelty etc.Yes, cudos to Spero for putting this together and making it happen.
But at $500/day it's questionable whether it's going to be sustainable.
I will go, but only to about 4 days this year and probably the same for next.
If it was in the $350 range, I'd probably try to go to all 8.
It will probably be fine for the first year or two or five, especially if there's no other venue out this way.
But once the novelty wears off a bit, I don't believe that we have the population or the deep pockets to support this.
I really hope I'm wrong, but this enterprise could go south quickly (no pun intended).
$495/day is a kick in the nuts for sure.
When compared to other tracks in NA, that's at minimum a 30% premium based on what's offered which is essentially the same 7-20 minute sessions and a few snacks/drinks which most other TD providers offer as well. Even with the 37% loss versus the greenback it's still much cheaper and faster to travel to The Ridge.
For reference, THE ultimate track in North America currently is COTA in Austin, TX and that's on par with them - they are a MotoGP track, established facility, and most every rider I have heard comment on that price there STILL says it's not worth that much.
What a shame... $350-$375/day would be feasible IF it were weekend double headers, but their schedule shows no SAT/SUN dates for '17...
4.0km versus 4.8km so yeah, same amount of corners but 800M longer at Area 27.It is a 5km track, that's insane. It's a full kilometer longer than the Ridge. But you can't beat the value of the Ridge and other US tracks even with the currency conversion.
BTW - The $500 includes lunch! :thumbup
:laughingBetter be a 5 course meal for that price
this is what gets me, sure its fun and you learn lots n' you're spent at end of day.$495/day is a kick in the nuts for sure.
based on what's offered which is essentially the same 7-20 minute sessions and a few snacks/drinks