Apex Festival May 10th to 11th 2014 Introduction The Apex festival organisers are proud to present a family friendly festival, with a motorsport, classic and retro car twist! Club GTI has been invited to attend and participate in running a show and go event. The event is located at the Lydden Hill Race Circuit in Dover, where you can see all of the action from pretty much anywhere - a unique selling point for this venue. As the event is just 10 mins from the Dover International Tunnel and Ferry Ports, it attracts many Clubs and Enthusiasts from mainland Europe, who have cruised over to come and join in the fun of the UK Festival Scene. The Apex festival tend to be a host, to a large Aircooled and Watercooled VW scene but this has rapidly spread to a broad range of Retro and Race machinery of all different marques and styles - but with one common thread - the desire to have fun out on the track and join in with likeminded people. The atmosphere in the show grounds and camping areas are laid back, with people and families relaxing with their friends, new and old, whilst being entertained by the on track antics which are in stark contrast to the laid back surroundings. Club GTIs involvement 2014 Following our very successful Bedford track day, our next opportunity is to be part of the Apex Festival (10-11th May 2014 at Lydden Hill Race Circuit, Kent - see www.apexfestival.co.uk) This is set to be an action packed weekender with a mix of Show n Shine, Circuit Racing, Retro Drifting, Sprinting, Demo Sessions, Track Day Sessions and of course our very own ClubGTi hosted Show n Go Challenge! There is loads more going on at the Apex Festival too check out their teaser video on: [video=youtube;r9xnWahGnu4]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r9xnWahGnu4&feature=share&list=PLaFqVjAl6N XL1hXOKQNtNEOl-Vi7KhCa0[/video] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r9xnWahGnu4&feature=share&list=PLaFqVjAl6NXL1hXOKQNtNEOl-Vi7KhCa0 ClubGTi Subsidised Entry to the Apex Festival: We have secured 50 subsidised entry tickets for people who book in advance through ClubGTi (On the day gate prices are non discounted) Please PM your interest and we can give you the Promo Code to book the discounted tickets with. (NB: You must let us know you are booking so we can add your names to the ClubGTi guest list on the gate otherwise the discounted e-Tickets won't be valid and you will have to pay the difference. This ensures the discount doesn't get abused and will help secure further subsidies at future events) FULL WEEKEND PASSES 30.00 Advance bookings ONLY with CLUBGTi - with camping Friday & Saturday (Normally 34 in advance) - or 40 on the day for non advance bookers DAY ENTRY TICKET (SAT or SUN) 10.00 Advance bookings ONLY with CLUBGTi for Sat 10th OR Sun 11th with no camping (Normally 14.50 in advance) - or 17:50 on the day for non advance bookers SHORT WEEKEND PASS 21.00 Advance bookings ONLY with CLUBGTi, for people arriving after 3pm on the Sat, but want to join in the party & camping overnight (normally 24 in advance) - or 30.00 on the day for non advance bookers TRACKDAY SESSIONS There will be track day sessions available to participate in on both days. It's 20 for 15mins. Usual requirements, Full Driving Licence, appropriate long sleeve tops, No shorts, Working seat belts / harnesses, Helmet (Motor bike helmets are fine) Booking: http://apexfestival2014.eventbrite.co.uk/ Show 'n Shine and Show n' Go Details: Any ClubGTi Member or invited guest can join in the main Apex Festival Show n Shine competition - it's FREE to enter and you just have to make your way to the main show grounds at 08:30 on Saturday or Sunday. However we also have limited spaces to enter our ClubGTi hosted Show n Go Challenge.. this will be a fun feature comprising of a display of the Show n' Go entrants in the heart of the paddock, and a includes a sprint style track session which comprise of a warm up lap, flying lap and outlap to the exit. (Officially this is not a timed event so list of the top 10 will be sent via email as per Curby.) The 'Show' side of the challenge will be judged by a public vote! - you can't get a more independent view point than that! and the 'Go' side will be a reflection of how you/your car performed on the flying lap part of the challenge. Please get in touch ASAP if you would like to participate as we have capacity of 12-15 entrant cars on each day. (To help us plan, could you let us know which days you would be able to potentially enter, and which day you would prefer) Entry for the Show n' Go competition is 15 per entrant on each day. Here's a little teaser video about the Club GTi Show n Go: [video=youtube;aNXITZ11wII]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aNXITZ11wII[/video] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aNXITZ11wII Other useful info: Trackday Sign-on will commence at 9am on both Saturday and Sunday The nearest petrol station is approx 10mins away - so might be best to bring a 20ltr Jerry Can There are no Cash Machine facilities on site (Although Apex did mention that you could use your credit card / debit card on their stand to obtain some Cash - if you cover the card transaction fees) There is a limited supply of Helmets available to borrow for FREE (A 50 deposit will be required and refunded on the return of the borrowed helmet) You can have passengers in your car - they will need to 'Sign on' and receive a wristband to ride shotgun with you. You can offer your passenger seat to a member of the public that wants a passenger ride, you will collect a taxi-ride pass from the passenger and you'll get 5 back from the organisers for each one you hand in! (Passenger rides have to be a minimum of 3 laps - so you could pull back in and do a quick swap for a second passenger if they are available!) Here is a Club GTI guest list of those who plan to attend. Your name will be added here on distribution of the promo code and shared with the organizers of the event. Name Car Mods Type of session Camping/Weekend/Day 1 G Lader Harder Golf Mk2 VR6 Sunday X 2 2 nut20v Golf Mk2 20v Weekend 3 smp1987 Golf MK7 GTI Sat 4 smp1987 As above Sat 5 Dex Mazda Eunos Sat 6 Toyotec Golf Mk2 16v Sunday 7 AjVR Golf MK2 VR6 Sunday X 2 8 Trevor 16v Corrado 16v Sunday 9 twolitrepinto Golf Mk2 16v Sunday x 2 10 Slimwadey Seat FR Sunday 11 Veedubdave Golf MK2 Weekend x 2 (Family with Kids) 12 DamoMK1 Golf MK1 16v Sunday x 2 13 DC75 Golf 2 Sunday 14 burders8146 Golf 2 Sunday 15 ChrisPal Golf 2 16v Saturday x 2 16 bigbeat Sunday 17 18 19 20 Let get booking Club GTIers!!! Thanks for reading Eddie Club GTI Events manager.