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SCCA - SoCal Solo II

Saturday, July 9, 2016
El Toro Marine Base, Irvine, CA


Registration closed July 6, 2016 11:59 PM on July 6, 2016 11:59 PM PDT Registration ends July 6, 2016 11:59 PM on July 6, 2016 11:59 PM PDT Registration opens June 14, 2016 12:00 AM on June 14, 2016 12:00 AM PDT Registration runs from June 14, 2016 12:00 AM to July 6, 2016 11:59 PM

Due to overwhelming demand, registration has been suspended for this event. Please join us for one of our other upcoming events.

We're still here. Hard to believe but true. The autocross paradise that today goes by the name of the Orange County Great Park but is better know to autocrossers as El Toro, is still hanging on. Just by a thread perhaps, but hanging on. The "Great Housing Tract" is closing in, but for a moment, we still have use of the site. For how long, we don't know. What we do know is our days of using the runways at El Toro will be ending soon. We just don't know when. 

What we also know is that with lots of sunlight available, we'll be able to accommodate a large number of entrants looking for some tuning runs prior to Autocross Sunday #7 the next day. Because of the high demand expected for this practice, a priority system will be in place for this event with preference given to points card holders and those competing on Sunday. 

What to Expect
As usual, you can expect a world class course specially prepared by the CSCC team. We're looking for one hundred drivers to come out and join in. We expect to get the usual 12 runs each, maybe more, though it's not guaranteed. With daytime highs averaging 82 degrees, the course and weather conditions should be ideal. Expect to see the entry list posted two weeks prior to the event.

Who are we?
Your hosts for the event are the volunteers who make up the California Sports Car Club (CSCC), a not for profit club assembled for the sole purpose of organizing world class autocross events in the Cal Club Region of the Sports Car Club of America (SCCA). Organizers are non-paid volunteers. All participants will be required to perform a normal work assignment as your contribution to the event.

Food? 
Rodrigo of OC Catering will be on vacation. If you know of a food truck that is available, let us know right away. 

Hey.....Don't Forget Your Water!
It can get hot out there. Be sure to keep hydrated. The night before, put 7 or 8 bottles of water in the freezer. Kept in a small cooler, you'll have a supply of cold water all day long.

When you arrive
Come through the main gate on Marine Way. Turn right at the stop sign and follow the road to the end. Turn left when you see the SCCA sign. Be sure to observe the 25 speed limit while inside the facility. Be sure to sign the event waiver at the entrance to our area. Park your car in any open spot and come to registration for check-in. After registering, proceed to the tech area so your car and helmet can be approved. Be sure allow enough time for a course walk. That's it........you're ready to go.

No Overnight Camping
There is no overnight camping allowed on this site. However, personal belongings, including vehicles, may remain overnight. The site is fully fenced and the gates will be closed and locked when we leave for the night.  Everything must be removed by the time we leave on Sunday. Neither Cal Club nor the event site will be responsible for damaged, lost or stolen property.

VERY IMPORTANT!
As with any venue, we want to make a good impression on our landlords.  With that in mind,please use the receptacles for your trash and do not leave trash anywhere on site.  Also, have respect for the neighbors and drive carefully both inside and outside the site. 

Fees:

  • Single entry - $70
  • Split Entry - $85 (two drivers sharing the same car, one set of runs, and one normal work assignment)
  • Junior Kart single entry - $15.  
  • An SCCA membership is required.  A temporary membership can be purchased for $15 the morning of the event.

Note: Once on the entry list, your credit card will be charged unless your cancelation is received by Wednesday midnight, prior to the event. There will be no refunds after this time.

Times:
7:00 - Tech/Registration Opens
7:55 - Course closes for walking
8:05 - Mandatory Safety Meeting.  
8:15 - First group workers check-in; Tech/Registration closes
8:30 - First car out    

Safety: 

  • Held under the SCCA Solo Rules and the CSCC Solo Supplemental Regulations.
  • Helmets must conform to Snell 2000 or newer. Some loaner helmets will be available.
  • No alcohol or other intoxicants may be used by anyone on the event site.
  • Speed limits - Paddock 5 MPH; Access road 25 MPH
  • PLEASE USE CAUTION at all times while on site.

Special Rules: 

  • Competitors under 18 years old MUST have a waiver signed by BOTH parents.  Waiver forms are available at SCCA.com
  • Closed exhaust - 100db @ 50' noise standard.
  • Event officials reserve the right to make changes as needed without further notice.

Event Officials: 

Event Master - KJ Christopher
Registration - George Schilling
Timing and Scoring - Rick Brown
Course Designer - 
Workers - Mike Yanase
Tech - Randy Gonzalez
Gate - Jessica Pao
Novice Coordinator - Leonard Cachola
Safety Steward - Seb Rios
Youth Steward -  Steve Ekstrand

Attendee List

View current entry list

Organizer

SCCA - SoCal Solo II
Contact George Schilling
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Venue

El Toro Marine Base
Location Irvine, CA
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