Duncan Tappy

Duncan’s guide to the UK’s race tracks

See Duncan’s record at some of the country’s favourite circuits and read his race notes.

Brands Hatch

Contact:

Brands Hatch Circuit, Fawkham, Longfield, Kent DA3 8NG.
Tel: 01474 872331

Duncan’s record:

  • Best start: 1
  • Best finish: 1
  • Favourite overtaking opportunity: Clearways

Race notes:

A short lap which never gives you time to rest. A great circuit to drive.

Castle Combe

Contact:

Castle Combe Circuit, Castle Combe, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN14 7EY.
Tel: 01249 782417

Duncan’s record:

  • Best start: 1
  • Best finish: 1
  • Favourite overtaking opportunity:  Quarry

Race notes:

Very fond memories – my first single-seater victory on my 21st birthday .

Croft

Contact:

Croft Circuit, Croft on Tees, North Yorkshire, DL2 2PN.
Tel: 01325 721815

Duncan’s record:

  • Best start: 1
  • Best finish: 1
  • Favourite overtaking opportunity: Complex

Race notes:

A combination of fast and slow corners, very technical. Difficult to overtake at this track.

Donington Park

Contact:

Donington Park Circuit, Castle Donington, Derby, DE7 2RP.
Tel: 01332 810048

Duncan’s record:

  • Best start: 1
  • Best finish: 1
  • Favourite overtaking opportunity: Redgate

Race notes:

Lovely smooth and flowing circuit. Craner Curves and the Old Hairpin are the best corners.

Oulton Park

Contact:

Oulton Park Circuit, Little Budworth, Tarporley, Cheshire, CW6 9BW.
Tel: 01829 760301

Duncan’s record:

  • Best start: 3
  • Best finish: 11
  • Favourite overtaking opportunity: Lodge

Race notes:

Fast circuit with no room for error. Not my favourite place!

Rockingham

Contact:

Rockingham Motor Speedway, Mitchell Road, Corby, Northamptonshire, NN17 5AF.
Tel: 01536 500500

Duncan’s record:

  • Best start: 1
  • Best finish: 1
  • Favourite overtaking opportunity: Turn 1

Race notes:

A unique track with some great overtaking places. The first lap is always exciting. Great facilities too.

Silverstone

Contact:

Silverstone Circuit, Towcester, Northamptonshire, NN12 8TN.
Tel: 0844 372 8200

Duncan’s record:

  • Best start: 1
  • Best finish: 1
  • Favourite overtaking opportunity: Stowe

Race notes:

One of my favourite circuits with so much history.

Snetterton

Contact:

Snetterton Circuit, Norwich, Norfolk, NR16 2JU.
Tel: 01953 887303

Duncan’s record:

  • Best start: 1
  • Best finish: 1
  • Favourite overtaking opportunity: The esses

Race notes:

A circuit at which I have had a lot of successes.

Thruxton

Contact:

Thruxton Motorsport Centre, Thruxton, Andover, Hampshire, SP11 8PW.
Tel: 01264 882222

Duncan’s record:

  • Best start: 3
  • Best finish: 1
  • Favourite overtaking opportunity: Club Chicane

Race notes:

Massively fast place, like no other!




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