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IRDC - Drivers School & Lapping Day


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Saturday, April 6, 2013
The Ridge Motorsports Park, Shelton, WA

Registration closed April 6, 2013 11:15 PM on April 6, 2013 11:15 PM PDT Registration ends April 6, 2013 11:15 PM on April 6, 2013 11:15 PM PDT Registration opens February 10, 2013 7:30 PM on February 10, 2013 7:30 PM PST Registration runs from February 10, 2013 7:30 PM to April 6, 2013 11:15 PM

International Race Car Drivers Club

Drivers School & Lapping Day.

April 6, 2013 - Ground school and track sessions on Saturday, April 6.

Ridge Motorsports Park, Shelton, WA

Here's your chance ...........

High Performance and Competition Driving School at Ridge Motorsports Park.

Learn high performance driving, whether you want to drive in competition or just be a better driver on the street. All of our instructors are competition-licensed racecar drivers with many race miles of experience.

Get a taste of racing! After successful completion of the school, you will be qualified for a Novice racing license from the International Conference of Sports Car Clubs (ICSCC). 

Requirements for Students:

  • Minimum 18 years of age with a valid state or provincial drivers license. License must be shown at Ground School registration.
  • DOT approved helmet required, very few will be available to borrow.
  • An attentive, safety first attitude.

Requirements for Cars:

  • Sound Mechanical condition.
  • Fluids filled - oil, water, transmission.
  • Good belts, hoses and BRAKES.
  • 3/32" minimum tire tread depth or race tires in good condition.
  • Clean, inside and out, including engine compartment.
  • All loose items removed. Spare tire, jack, battery secured.
  • Open top and convertible cars MUST have a properly installed roll bar as a minimum. The top of the main hoop must be at least 2" above the driver's helmet when in a normal seated position. Factory pop-up rolllover protection is NOT acceptable and there will be no exceptions.
  • Glass headlights taped to prevent possible breakage.
  • Two seats with working seat belts.

Ground School :

  • Ground school will be at the track.

Topics will include:

  • Vehicle Dynamics - handling characteristics of cars.
  • Car Control - brake, throttle, steering and shifting techniques.
  • "Driving the Line" under ideal and adverse road conditions.
  • Usage of flags and what they mean.
  • Safety equipment and Conference race licensing procedures.

Track Day:

  • April 6 at the Ridge Motorsports Park. 
  • Your day will include - technical inspection of your vehicle by your instructor, driver's meeting, comprehensive track tour, on track driving with instructor, and certificate of completion.
  • There will be some food/coffee vendors at the track (possibly somewhat limited) or bring your own.

Registration & Information:

  • The price for the Driver Training is $249.00 per student.
  • The price for the Lapping Day is $149.00.
  • Price is per student - more than one student per car can enter as long as the drivers qualify for different run groups.
  • IRDC registrar: Bonnie Johnson 206-783-2641 -
  • IRDC Driving Master: Rick Bostrom 253-298-8465

Offline payment option:

  • Payments can be made at or check can be mailed to:
  • IRDC Registrar: Bonnie Johnson, 3010 NW 72nd St, Seattle, WA  98117

There is limited space in each group.

Please send in or register online early

              to secure your spot.

The drivers school fee is $249.00 (US Funds, tax incl.)   

The lapping day fee is $149 (US Funds, tax incl.)

 For more information call:

  Rick Bostrom   (253) 298-8465 or email at:

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