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2017 Cal Club Autocross School and Sunday Practice


SCCA - SoCal Solo II

Saturday, Nov 25 — Sunday, Nov 26, 2017
Auto Club Speedway, Fontana, CA


Registration closed November 22, 2017 12:01 AM on November 22, 2017 12:01 AM PST Registration ends November 22, 2017 12:01 AM on November 22, 2017 12:01 AM PST Registration opens September 19, 2017 12:00 PM on September 19, 2017 12:00 PM PDT Registration runs from September 19, 2017 12:00 PM to November 22, 2017 12:01 AM


 

Cal Club Autocross is pleased to announce the 2017 Autocross School to be held on Saturday, November 25, 2017 at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana. There will be an open practice the following day on Sunday, November 26—included for free to all attendees of the school. While preference to the Sunday practice will be given to those attending both days, we expect to have plenty of Sunday ONLY spots for those looking for just one day of fun. Students are encouraged to attend both days to maximize the learning experience. 

The purpose of the school is to introduce club members and members of the general public to proper techniques of autocross and car handling. Everyone with a desire to improve their driving skills is welcome. That includes beginners through intermediates looking to improve on their autocross skills, and to those outside the sport who would like to improve their basic car handling skills. 

Solo, or autocross, is a low speed, timed, handling event set up as a small road course lined with orange traffic cones on a large parking lot or aircraft taxi way. The emphasis is on handling and car control and the courses are laid out so that the top speed is limited to what would be encountered during normal driving. 

Participant safety is our number one priority. SCCA Solo Safety Stewards approve the course and are present the whole day. Our main goal is that the students have fun and build confidence as they learn:

  • The basics of analyzing the course during the course walk
  • Basic car handling techniques and driving skills
  • Competitive driving strategies

Students will be paired with an instructor, based on car type and skill level. Saturday will include a “chalk-talk” in the morning to familiarize all participants in the basics of autocross, course element identification, and driving technique. 

Instructors will be available during all of Sunday’s run groups at the open practice. We expect all Sunday drivers to get approximately 12 runs each during the day.

Fees

  • $135.00 – Autocross School Saturday and free open practice Sunday
    • Includes lunch on Saturday
  • $95.00 – Sunday Open Practice Entry Only
  • $15.00 Discount for current SCCA members
  • Your weekend member number can be used to give yourself $15 off a yearly SCCA membership
  • Ask your coach for their SCCA number and receive and additional $15 off a yearly membership 

Saturday School Schedule (note times are subject to change) 

7:00 a.m. - Check-in and Tech inspection
7:45 a.m. - Mandatory Drivers Meeting and "Ground School/Chalk Talk"
12:00 p.m. - Lunch (approximate)
5:00 p.m. - End of Event (approximate)

In order to maximize this school, it is essential that everyone arrives on-time.

Sunday Open Practice Schedule (note times are subject to change)

6:30 a.m. - Tech and registration open; course open for walking
7:00 a.m. - Beginner's guided course walk
7:30 a.m. - Course closed for walking
8:00 a.m. - MANDATORY DRIVERS SAFETY MEETING. Beginner's meeting will follow immediately after Safety Meeting.
8:15 a.m. - Call for workers
8:30 a.m. - First car out
11:30 a.m. - Tech and Registration Close

Directions to Auto Club Speedway

Exit the 210 or 10 freeways at Cherry, head South (from the 210) or North (from the 10), you will see the large entryway gate. Tell the guard you are with the SCCA, they will tell you which lot we are in. 

Safety

  • Held under the SCCA Solo Rules and the Cal Club Autocross Supplemental Regulations
  • Helmets must conform to Snell 2005 or newer, M2005 or ECE. Some loaner helmets will be available (driver’s license will be held as collateral)
  • One common issue during tech inspection are batteries not securely fastened. Please check to make sure you have a safe and secure way to keep your battery in place or you will NOT be able to participate.
  • No alcohol or other intoxicants may be used by anyone on the event site.
  • In-car cameras are only allowed if securely attached to the car per SCCA rules and are approved during Tech Inspection.
  • Speed limits - Pits 5 MPH; Access road 25 MPH
  • Cars have the right of way
  • Photographers wishing to photograph from on-course must have a "spotter" and get prior permission from the Event Master and Solo Safety Steward. 

Special Rules

  • Competitors under 18 years old MUST have a waiver signed by BOTH parents; waiver forms are available online here:
    • SCCA Official Witness Signature Required Version (an SCCA Official can act as witness to BOTH parents signatures...can be completed with both parents present at gate)
    • CA Notary Required (A CA Notary's signature is required and both parents are not required to attend the event)
    • Note: If the minor is a spectator and not participating in the event, only 1 parent's signature is required.
  • Closed exhaust - 100db @ 50' noise standard
  • No passengers, other than official instructors, will be allowed at the school event. Passengers are allowed on Sunday Practice Day.
  • Sharing of cars by students cannot be accommodated and therefore will not be allowed.
  • No sharing of entry for this event.  
  • Event officials reserve the right to make changes as needed without further notice

Event Officials

Novice Coordinator – Leonard Cachola
Event Master – Randy Gonzalez
Registration – Jonathan Hartendorp
Timing and Scoring –
Course Designer – 
Anthony Porta
Tech – 
Gate –
Kevin Pao
Safety Steward –
Workers –
Neelu Yeoh

This event is sanctioned by the SCCA and operated by the Cal Club Autocross Region. It is held under the SCCA Solo Rules and Cal Club Autocross Supplemental Regulations.

Attendee List

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Organizer

SCCA - SoCal Solo II
Contact Anthony Porta
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Venue

Auto Club Speedway
Location Fontana, CA
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