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Run Group Definitions

Novice Group

  • Format: On track in-car instruction and dedicated classroom
  • Passing with point-by in designated passing zones
  • Participants
    • Drivers with no or limited previous on-track experience, autocross or car control clinic experience (0-4 days on track)
    • Drivers who prefer moderate speeds with minimal risk to their vehicles
    • Vehicles with street tires, stock brake pads and standard DOT3 brake fluid
  • Vehicle Requirements/recommendations
    • All cars must be properly registered and inspected and pass our Tech Inspection requirements
    • OE lap and shoulder belts
    • Tires with minimum speed rating of “H”
    • Upgraded brake pads recommended (autocross rated brake pads, track rated brake pads)

Solo 1 and Solo 2

  • Solo 1 – Open track with Coaching available upon request. Classroom for Solo 1 mandatory. Drivers typically have 4-10 days driving experience.
    • Drivers with previous on-track experience (4 or more days) who have graduated to solo run groups
    • Drivers who prefer to maintain a good pace while keeping within 8-to-9/10ths of their car’s capability
    • Drivers with street prepared cars with street tires.
    • Passing allowed with point by in designated zones.
    • Convertibles with active roll protection are acceptable
    • Convertibles NOT equipped with active roll protection must have a roll bar.
    • All cars must pass Tech Inspection
  • Solo 2 – Open track with Coaching available upon request. Drivers with 10+ days on track driving experience
    • Drivers with previous on-track experience who have graduated to solo run groups
    • Drivers who prefer to maintain a good pace while keeping within 8-to-9/10ths of their car’s capability
    • Drivers with moderately prepared street/track prepared cars running DOT R tires, seats, harnesses
    • Passing allowed in designated zones
    • Convertibles with active roll protection are acceptable
    • Convertibles NOT equipped with active roll protection must have a roll bar.
    • 5/6 point harnesses recommended
    • Performance/track brakes pads required
    • New DOT 3 or 4 brake fluid (less than 6 months)
    • Minimum DOT tire speed rating: “Z”
    • Tech Inspection Required
  • Solo 1 and Solo 2 are also typically delineated between lower HP cars vs. higher HP cars and car preparation: Solo 1 typically is street stock; Solo 2 has some mods or mildly track prepped.
  • Tech Inspection required

**For both Solo run groups NO passengers allowed except for coaches.

Advanced Group

  • Format: Open track
  • Participants
    • Drivers with extensive on-track experience who have graduated to advanced solo run groups
    • Passing allowed in designated passing zones.
    • Drivers with track prepared cars
      • 5-6 point harness + HANS recommended
      • Track specific brake pads required
      • New DOT 3 or 4 brake fluid less than 6 months old
      • Minimum DOT tire speed rating of “Z” required
      • Full safety cage is strongly recommended
      • All convertibles/open cockpit cars must have a roll bar extending above the driver’s head when driver is properly seated in the vehicle
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