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Snetterton Information & FAQs – Track Day Guide For Visitors

Snetterton’s original purpose was as an RAF airfield, designated for use by the 96th United States Air Force Bomber Group between May 1943 and November 1948. The circuit itself was created in 1951 from the network of remaining runways and its first race event was held in the same year by the Aston Martin Owner’s Club.

Snetterton Information & FAQs

The circuit configuration has changed several times during Snetterton’s 60-year history. In the 1960s and early 1970s, it was 2.7 miles in length and a large section ran almost adjacent to the A11 road, before a sharp hairpin turn and a long run back to what is now known as the Brundle and Nelson corners.

Track Day Info For Snetterton Trackdays

Location: Snetterton Circuit, Norwich, Norfolk NR16 2JU

Directions: Snetterton On Google Maps

Event Registration: Snetterton licence check & wristband issue from 07.30 am.

Track Day Times: 9:00 am To 5.00 pm
Lunch Break: 1:00 pm To 2:00 pm

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Snetterton 300 Circuit
Length: 4.779 km – 2.969 miles
Corners: 12
Race lap record: 1:39.933 Felipe Nasr, Dallara F308, 2011, British F3

Snetterton Circuit Drivers Eye View Of The Track

“Demonstrated here is the interface for the VBOX which we use as an invaluable coaching aid.”

Vbox partner with Goldtrack & Calum Lockie

“Demonstrated here is the interface for the VBOX which we use as an invaluable coaching aid.”

Vbox partner with Goldtrack & Calum Lockie

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Goldtrack track day events at Snetterton are hosted by Melindi Scott and motor racing champion Calum Lockie.

We operate a premium open pit-lane policy meaning that you can use the race circuit at any time and for as long as you like throughout your motor racing track day.

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International Events At Snetterton

Snetterton hosts all Britain’s top championships including British Touring Cars, Superbikes and GT.

Oulton Park British Touring Cars Championship Goldtrack Circuit Guides 2023

British GT & GB3 Championships

British GT & GB3 Championships.   Held on the 17th & 18th of June 2023, the British GT contest throws up all manner of twists and turns, most of the time with a scarcely believable outcome.  Motor-sports crews, at the wheel of Lamborghini, Aston Martin and Mercedes-AMG machinery are in contention, when the top teams are competing, fireworks often result.

Oulton Park British GT GB3 champinships Goldtrack Oulton Park FAQs.

Touring Car Championship

The Kwik Fit BTCC British Touring Car Championship held on the 20th & 21st of May 2023,  is a touring car racing series held each year in the United Kingdom and uses Snetterton as a venue, currently organised and administered by TOCA. It was first established in 1958 as the British Saloon Car Championship.

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Snetterton Visitors FAQ

Here is what we think we know so far.  The Snetterton visitors FAQ 2023

Location: Oulton Park Circuit, Towcester, Northamptonshire, NN12 8TN
Directions: Oulton Park  On Google Maps
Event Registration: Oulton Park licence check & wristband issue from 07.30 am.

Getting to Oulton Park By Road

Oulton Park is situated in the heart of the UK, approximately 90 minutes north of central London and 60 minutes south of Birmingham. Get to the Oulton Park circuit on the A43 dual carriageway which is accessible from either the M40 or M1.

Oulton Park By Train

The nearest stations to Oulton Park are Northampton, Banbury and Milton Keynes, and there is a taxi ride to the race circuit of around 15/20 miles depending on which station you are arriving from.

Yes, we run driver tuition at Oulton Park!  No track driver ever stops learning and we take tuition very seriously.

Tuition on a Gold Track day at Oulton Park provides familiarisation and basic tuition right through to in-depth coaching for racers. We chose our ARDS instructors for their experience, communication skills and ability to gauge their input to your current level of experience.

Free Initial Tuition For All Novices Driving At Oulton Park

Our commitment to safety and high standards of track driving starts with free initial tuition for novices, whether it’s your first time ever at Oulton Park or just an unfamiliar circuit.

This ensures that all our customers achieve a certain minimum standard of competence before going solo on the Oulton Park race circuit. One of our instructors will sit with you in your car while you drive your first laps. After that, the instructors are available all day for further advice. You can book 30-minute one-to-one tuition sessions at Oulton Park or at all our other events.

Yes. Snetterton has facilities suitable for disabled access.  These locations are indicated on this pages visitors map.

Snetterton Motor Circuit operates under a strict noise management regime to comply with planning agreements.

Goldtrack Track days at Snetterton typically run on a 105 dB noise limit, but please refer to the individual track day event page for noise restrictions for your track day booking.

There is no ATM Cash Machine At Snetterton. MSV food outlets and most traders can offer contactless payments.

Baby changing facilities at Snetterton – Yes, baby changing facilities can be found in the accessible toilets in Tyrrell’s Bar and Restaurant, Bombhole and in Murray’s Toilet Blocks.

Snetterton has a no smoking policy in the public or pitlane areas. Outside area’s, there is no set policy.

You can bring food to Snetterton. However, there is a strict policy banning the use of glass.

Clients attending Snetterton.  Like all of our track days, they include people from all walks of life – from wealthy business people who drive exotic supercars, to young enthusiasts who take hot hatches, sports cars and even family saloons onto the track.

A number of competing racing drivers also regularly attend our track days at Snetterton, to refine their circuit knowledge – or just because they can’t stay away.

Calum Lockie is available on all Gold Track days running advanced tuition for safely improving lap speeds at the Snetterton race track, and you’ll always see a great variety of vehicles whilst meeting interesting people who share a similar passion for cars and driving.

We have covered thousands of track miles on Dunlop road-legal trackday tyres and thoroughly recommend them for trackdays at Snetterton. We use them on our Porsche 968 Club Sport track cars and also work with Dunlop Motorsport for circuit only tyres. Check them out at

Yes. Photography for our Snetterton events is covered by the Fresh Orange photography team. You can buy photos on the day or from their website.

Snetterton Track Day Gift Vouchers – You can choose to spend between £20 and £6000 in increments of £10. Meaning you chose how much you want to gift and a great solution for birthday/Christmas gifts from family or retirement / leaving gifts from your company/co-workers.

Goldtrack Gift vouchers are interchangeable, for any circuit or calendar date. Gift vouchers are only applicable to Goldtrack hosted events!

Buying a gift voucher couldn’t be simpler.  Visit our track day gift vouchers page

Passenger Experience Testimonial

We asked Dorset-based author Jo Kemp to write a testimonial on her Calum Lockie passenger experience…

I can do this! It’s only a car (that I won’t be driving) and it’ll be no more than 20 minutes or so around a racetrack. Granted… there are one or two sharp bends but it’s a circular racetrack and anyway, I’ll be in the experienced hands of Calum Lockie. 

Easy-peasy I thought as I was trussed into the passenger seat then it slowly dawned on me that this was very, very REAL. This was no ordinary car. This was a mean souped-up Porsche 911 and Calum wasn’t going to take any prisoners. He didn’t.


Ultimate Passenger Experience

A G-force, adrenaline filled, white knuckle terror of a passenger experience. Being driven at high speed around one of the legendary UK race circuits, without any ability to hit the breaks.

Several laps at breathless speeds with champion racing driver/instructor Calum Lockie.



Professional ARDS Race driving tuition by the hour or by the day.  Learn how best to take your classic (or any) fast car around Silverstone, Goodwood, Goodwood, Donington Park, Thruxton, Spa and Rockingham race track circuits.  Learn from a professional.  Book your next track day experience.

Passenger experience with Calum Lockie and Author Jo Kemp Goldtrack Days

Hanging on for grim death we achieved a staggering 155mph during what was one of the most exciting, exhilarating and terrifying bucket list experiences of a lifetime.

Honestly, this is something we all need to do. Never mind fairground rides and the like.  This was the speed that was REAL and in the hands of someone whose experience is REAL, and I will never ever watch motor racing or a car chase again without reliving the total thrill of that 20 minutes around a windswept hill known as Thruxton.

Jo Kemp Author
Works include Chorlton And The wheelies / Jamie & The Magic Torch / Granny Annie Ultimate Alphabet Book / Hourglass Book 1 The Turning

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Goldtrack & Calum Lockie Track Day Sponsors

These are some of the brands that help keep Calum Lockie & Goldtrack equipped when racing on the Snetterton race track.  Interested in promotion, corporate events or sponsorship in the field of motorsports?  See our sponsorship page