San Diego and Central Cal BMW CCA HPDE/CRS
BMW CCA - San Diego Chapter - Driving School
Registration closed February 19, 2017 10:00 AM on February 19, 2017 10:00 AM PST Registration ends February 19, 2017 10:00 AM on February 19, 2017 10:00 AM PST Registration opens December 21, 2016 5:00 AM on December 21, 2016 5:00 AM PST Registration runs from December 21, 2016 5:00 AM to February 19, 2017 10:00 AM
HPDE, Club Race School, and Club Race
February 25 – 26, 2017
Buttonwillow Raceway Park, Buttonwillow, CA
Hosted by San Diego Chapter and Central Cal Chapter, BMW Car Club of America
Join your fellow club members for a track weekend featuring a High Performance Driving School, BMW CCA Club Race, and a BimmerWorld BMW CCA Club Racing School!
Our Driving School (HPDE) mission is to help you improve your driving skills, while also having fun, in a safe and controlled environment. We use a combination of classroom and track sessions to emphasize the relationship of the driver and vehicle, and how to make them function in unison, giving you the opportunity to learn your capabilities, limitations, and refine various driving techniques. Our Instructors have extensive experience in mentoring and developing students at all levels.
Using a racetrack provides a well-managed environment, and the emphasis is on safe, smooth, and controlled driving. At no time will you be pressed to go any faster than you are comfortable. Participants will be grouped according to experience and, to some degree, model of automobile. We believe that what you learn at an HPDE will benefit you in your normal day-to-day driving, especially when confronted with emergency situations.
The weekend will also feature the opening race of the Tire Rack BMW CCA Club Racing season. Currently licensed BMW CCA Club Racers will take to the track for some friendly, wheel to wheel competition. And when they’re not racing, take the opportunity to stop by to say hello, chat with the racers, and check out all their cool BMW race cars in the paddock!
If you’re interested in taking that next step in your driver development, the BimmerWorld BMW CCA Club Racing School is open to advanced HPDE drivers, HPDE instructors, non-licensed racers, and licensed racers who are looking to safely participate in new driving experiences that will take you to next level! You do not need a BMW or a race car to attend the school. Your HPDE prepared street car, a SNELL 2010 helmet, and the drive to perform at your best is all that’s required. Open to all organizations: BMW, NASA, POC, PCA, SCCA, Speed Ventures, HOD, NCRC, ARC, VARA, etc.
Even if you do not plan to be a race car driver at this time,that is no reason to miss this opportunity. The BimmerWorld BMW CCA Club Racing School is fun, highly structured, and conducted in a non-contact environment. Limited to 30 participants, the BimmerWorld BMW CCA Club Racing School features an experienced team of racing instructors, and professional racing drivers from the winning BimmerWorld IMSA race team, including James Clay. All candidates must submit a basic summary of their driving experience, including references, to Ralph Warren (firstname.lastname@example.org) before their registration will be accepted.
REGISTRATION opens December 21, 2016 on MotorsportReg.com.
HPDE Early Bird registration fee is $449 through February 6, 2017 (or $425 without the Saturday Banquet.)
BimmerWorld BMW CCA Club Racing School registration is $525. (Sorry, no Early Bird pricing. Saturday Banquet may be added.)
The registration fee includes individual in-car track instruction, classroom sessions, lunch Saturday and Sunday, PLUS Saturday Night Banquet at The track, catered by the Tower Cafe, with a raffle of merchandise from our sponsors, BMW of Escondido/Brecht Motorsports and Toyo Tires. Water will be provided throughout the event.
The host hotel is the Motel 6, located at 20638 Tracy Ave, Buttonwillow, CA, (661) 764-5153.
Plan to join us for light appetizers at the hotel on Friday evening, February 24, for our event Registration Mixer from 7:30 – 9:00 PM. Please bring your Tech Inspection form, Medical Information form, proof of insurance, and SNELL 2010 or newer helmet to be signed off and finalize your registration. Additional lodging is also available at the Best Western Plus Wasco Inn and Suites, 1704 CA-46, Wasco, CA, (661) 758-1111.
Buttonwillow Raceway Park is located at 24551 Lerdo Highway, Buttonwillow, CA.
Support our long time sponsors BMW of Escondido/Brecht Motorsports and Toyo Tires.
FAQ’s about HPDE can be found on the BMW CCA website. www.bmwcca.org/events/hpde