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Having finally got home and had some tea, I'm ready to give a brief overview of the Members event that 6 of us attended today with CAT Driver Training at Milbrook Proving Grounds. It all started with 5 of us meeting up at a Car Park a few minutes from Milbrook having fuelled our cars. Chaz, who is local to the area popped along to meet us - always good to see you fella! Here's a couple of pics from the meet ............ We then had a little convoy to Milbrook Proving Grounds where we met Dan in his 200SX ............ We were met at the gate by Jo and we headed into the grounds to CAT's base within the circuit. Pictures or video aren't allowed whilst on site apart from at the base. When we arrived at the base we met Colin and Paul who would be our instructors for the day and had a full briefing on what the day would entail. What followed has been one of the best driving experiences I've ever had. I can honestly say that anyone who has a vague interest in what their car can do or would just like more confidence in knowing how your car will handle under different situations, should absolutely attend this training. We learnt various techniques from things that may seem simple, like finding the limit of your cars braking without the ABS kicking in - on the mile straight, to using one consistent turn of the wheel through corners all the way through to trail braking techniques. All of what we learnt though translates to a better understanding of how your car will react on the road and how you can get the most out of them. The day culminated in a consistency challenge where we had to put 3 flying laps together in as close a time to each other as possible. Well done to John_K who was the winner and well done to CrayZ who won Driver of the Day. I think as corny as it sounds though, we all felt like winners because it was just such an awesome day. There was just time for a couple of pics at the end of the day before we headed off (into a massive downpour where you couldn't see where you were going! - thank goodness that held off!) ......... I would like to extend all of our thanks as a club to Colin, Paul & Jo for a simply amazing day - thankyou I'm sure the others will be along shortly to share their experience and photos.