Eye-watering prices

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thommo
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Has anyone been emailed by the clumsily named Want2race?
And been shocked by the prices?
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thommo
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thommo wrote: Tue Feb 23, 2021 10:20 pm Has anyone been emailed by the clumsily named Want2race?
And been shocked by the prices?
Tried to post a pic of the website to illustrate but Imgur was over capacity or something
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Yes, and I don't remember signing up for an email list.
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thommo wrote: Tue Feb 23, 2021 10:21 pm
thommo wrote: Tue Feb 23, 2021 10:20 pm Has anyone been emailed by the clumsily named Want2race?
And been shocked by the prices?
Tried to post a pic of the website to illustrate but Imgur was over capacity or something
Snap... just unsubscribed.
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andyzim wrote: Tue Feb 23, 2021 10:24 pm Yes, and I don't remember signing up for an email list.
A carry over from when it was Bookatrack, I suppose?
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Cut image size so think it’s worked.

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Presumably singing from the same hymnsheet as holiday companies, ie. pent-up demand as a result of lockdowns, so people will pay...
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Thats just not ethical. I understand supply and demand but this is profiteering
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andybond wrote: Wed Feb 24, 2021 8:20 pm Thats just not ethical. I understand supply and demand but this is profiteering
We should be grateful for LoT. Excellent service in my experience too.
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Not quite sure why some think its a rip off or unethical.
We dont know the cost to hire a major UK circuit, Insurance costs, staff costs Etc We also dont know how many cars will be allowed
I for one would rather pay a little more to have less cars ie LOT days than days with so may cars that you queue to get on circuit (Javelin days)
I have heard that Donnington is between 15-20k per day depending on the time of year plus insurance and staff costs
TDO's need to make a profit or they wont be in business very long and then we wont have anywhere to explore the performance of our cars
I know that LOT days in the UK rarely break even and are supported financially by the European days.
Not wishing to upset or cause arguments I just think we are lucky to have soooo many days to choose from
I remember a few years ago we all looked forward to the Bookatrack noisy days at Donnington later in the year and I seen to recall the where about £400 back in 2012-2015 ish
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