If you are planning doing a track day at Abingdon there are plenty of amenities nearby, the most useful being a petrol station within 10 minutes of the circuit. There's also plenty of local B&B's and Hotels if you are travelling far and prefer to stay close the night before. The arrival time for track days at Abingdon Airfield is usually around 09:00am. There is always an hour break for lunch around midday and the track time comes to and end approximately 16:45 depending on light. If you are using sat-nav to get to the circuit, click on 'directions' for the address and map details.
Abingdon Noise Limits
Car track days at the Abingdon Airfield are run with a strict noise limit set by the local council and the MOD. The static noise limit on any own car track day at Abingdon is is 100dB(A). The noise output is tested at 0.5 meters away and at 4500 rpm. The test is different for cars with motorcycle engines as they are tested at 3/4 max revs. Cars with V-tec-type engines or vehicles capable of over 7500rpm will also be tested at 3/4 max revs.
Abingdon Airfield, also known as 'RAF Abingdon' is a favourite amongst track day enthusiasts and is located near Abingdon in Oxfordshire. The airfield is steeped in military history and was opened in 1932 by the Ministry of Defence, primarily being used by the Royal Air Force. In total, 27 squadrons were based at the airfield during it's 60 year RAF tenure which came to an end in 1992.
Abingdon track days now occur regularly through the Year, and with it's high-quality asphalt surface and huge run off areas it makes an ideal location for Car track days, especially beginners. The track layout features a mix of technical corners with long straights, enabling speeds in excess of 100mph without the risk of colliding with barriers.