What do I need to have, in order to enter?
- Car that can pass safety inspection. See below
- Numbers and class letters on the car (you can use painter’s tape which we provide)
- Driver’s License (not applicable for junior karts)
- An SCCA approved helmet (we have loaner helmets on site)
- SCCA Membership card (If you don’t have one you can get a weekend membership for $10)
- Registration done either on site or online
What are the costs?
- $45 for single day*
- $70 for 2 day*
- $85 SCCA annual membership
- *Annual members receive a $10 discount for single day or 2 day events
What do I get for that?
- A day of racing!
- Annual members save $10 per weekend of racing
- Annual members receive the monthly SCCA magazine, SportsCar
- Annual members benefits: https://www.scca.com/pages/member-benefits-preview
- Only members can receive a trophy at the end of the season awards banquet
What do the costs cover? Where does the money go?
- Cost of renting the location
- Insurance for the event
- Equipment (cones, trailer, timing, loaner helmets, portajohns)
- Website, online advertising, forums
- All workers and personnel are unpaid volunteers
What is checked at a tech inspection?
- Throttle does not stick
- Brake pedal is firm
- Seat belt locks
- Wheels are securely attached
- no visable cords showing on tires
- no loose items inside the car
- No leaking fluids (not saying it can’t have a slow oil drip or have the AC condenser emitting water). *We do not want a stream of coolant or oil on the surface as this creates unsafe conditions.
- Battery must be secure and not loose.
- Number and class is on the side of vehicle (you can use painters tape if you don’t have magnets)
- Helmet is SCCA approved (if you are using a loaner you don’t need to worry about this)
What happens the day of the event? When do I need to be there?
- Show up around 7:30 AM
- Check in at the registration table (open 7:45 to 8:30). Even if your registered online you still need to sign a form on site
- Have your car tech inspected
- Walk the course
- Attend the Mandatory drivers meeting
- Be ready to run during your run group
- Be ready to work during your work group
- Events typically end around 3 PM
I just want to spectate and check it out, can I?
- Yes, the events are open to anyone, you will need to sign the insurance release waiver
Can I get a ride?
- Absolutely! but you will have to sign the waver and wear a helmet, which will be handled on site. Getting a ride in a fast car is a great introduction to the sport.
Can I drink beer at the event?
- There is absolutely no alcohol or drug consumption while the event is running, at the event site.
Anything else I should know?
- Yes! Please be respectful of the neighbors, we want to keep our use of the site. Do not do any tire burn outs, reckless driving, or speeding.
- It really helps to have a good attitude, expect to have a good time and learn car control.