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NASA at Heartland Park

NASA - Central Region

Saturday, Oct 11 — Sunday, Oct 12, 2014
Heartland Park, Topeka, KS

NASA Central Region presents

Heartland Park Topeka

Event Details
  • Schedule Link
  • schedule is tentative.
  • Gate hours
  • Friday 3pm to Sunday 7pm

HPDE and TT Information
HPDE 1 - This is where you need to be if you are new driver, all HPDE 1 students will be automatically assigned an instructor for the weekend.
HPDE 2 - For drivers that have been signed off to drive on their own, but just want more time in HPDE 1. So, Group 2 is Group 1 (and runs with Group 1), but they have no instructor assignment.
HPDE 3 - Saturday will work up to additional passing by the end of the day. Sunday will be a continuation, starting with limited passing in the first session and then adding more passing zones and picking up the pace.
HPDE 4 - Open passing, may be run with TT groups.
TT - TT license is required to register, TT license application is HERE. All TT participants must have a transponder and display proper NASA decals.
Racing Information
Number and composition of race groups determined based on entries.

NASA certified instructors:
Please be sure to have your instructor logbook at the track. Not yet and instructor and want to be, or instructed with other groups but not NASA? Please contact to discuss becoming a certified NASA instructor.

Transponder Rental
Please remember to return your transponder before you leave the track. A charge of $400 will be issued to your card on file if the transponder is destroyed, never returned, or lost. Weak signal is a common problem with poor placement and can result in sporadic timing results. Please ensure a clear signal to the track when choosing a mounting location.

A HyperDrive is an introductory one track session plus classroom you are assigned an instructor to ride with you. This is intended for those new to the sport although intermediate drivers may also participate. You do not have to be a NASA member to participate in the one session hyperdrive.

HPDE Tech Form<---Click to download form

Prior to bringing your car to the track inspect each item on the car as listed. Have the top of the form filled out in advance before going to the tech inspector. Making sure your car is track ready is your responsibility. More information and all rules are available online at

Supplemental Regulations
Please take a moment to review the supps using the link above.

Annual Tech/New logbook
Inspections can be done at the track, on a first come first serve basis. To help prevent delays and loss of track time you are encouraged to have the inspection done prior to the event by visiting one of our NASA approved tech shops. For a list of approved shops CLICK HERE.

GoPro Rental
GoPro HD Hero 2 cameras with suction cup mounts are available for rental. Use the transponder rental pull down below to reserve yours for the event. Each rental will include one 16GB class 10 or better SDHC memory card which is yours to keep. Additional cards are available at Driver Info for $20. Broken, lost, or not returned cameras will be charged $250 in addition to the rental fee.

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NASA - Central Region
Contact Matt Rivard
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Heartland Park
Location Topeka, KS
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