About this event
Welcome to Philly Region's 2018 Intermediate/Advanced School!
In order to attend the Intermediate school we ask that you have at least (2) years of Autocross experience.
The school will consist of plenty of seat time with national champions & trophy winners serving as your coaches for the day. The school will be held on the runway at Warminster Community Park on Saturday July 14, 2018 from 8:00 to 4:00 pm. There will be discussions regarding the in depth details of winning Autocross car control and placement techniques, as well as advanced tips for properly walking a course to formulate a plan of attack. The cost of the school is $125 for SCCA members and $135 for non-SCCA members. Lunch will be provided, and we will have hoagies, so please select your preference on the registration form.
Each student will also receive one free entry to a Philly Region Solo event (not including weekend membership fees) as part of the entry fee for the Intermediate School.
Event Schedule & Directions
07/14/2018 Course instruction: Saturday at Warminster Community Park from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
The basic format will be:
-Course walks with instructor guidance
-Morning session - 6 runs with instructor riding, 2 runs with instructor driving
-Lunch break & discussion
-Afternoon session - 6 runs with instructor riding, 2 runs with instructor driving
You will have different instructors for the AM and PM sessions as it is helpful to get input & advice from multiple perspectives.
From North of Philadelphia:
I-95 North. Exit 37- West on Route 132 (Street Road) for about 10 miles. North on Route 332 (right onto Jacksonville Road). The second traffic light will be Bristol Road, turn right. At the next traffic light, there is a gate on the right, turn there.
From South of Philadelphia:
Blue Route (476) North. East on PA Turnpike. Get off at exit 343 (old exit 27). Continued below…
Northeast Extension (476) South. East on PA Turnpike. Get off at exit 343 (old exit 27). Continued below…
East on PA Turnpike. Get off at exit 343 (old exit 27). Continued below…
From New Jersey:
New Jersey Turnpike to Route 276 West (what will eventually become the PA Turnpike). Get off at exit 343 (old exit 27). Continued below...
Bear right after the toll booth to north on Route 611. Follow Rt. 611 for about 4.5 miles. East on Route 132 (right onto Street Road). Follow Rt. 132 for about 3.5 miles. North on Route 332 (left onto Jacksonville Road). The second traffic light will be Bristol Road, turn right. At the next traffic light, make a right turn through the gate.
SCCA Member Entry Fee: $125
Non-SCCA Member Entry Fee: $135
This event will be capped at 30 participants.
In order to attend the Intermediate school we ask that you have at least (2) years of Autocross experience. Two driver cars will be allowed but are not recommended. All Participants must have a valid driver’s license and be at least 16 years of age.
-If a participant is under 18 years of age, a minor waiver form must be signed by both parents/guardians. This form can be found here and must be signed in the presence of an SCCA member or notary.
All students must be SCCA members, or must purchase an SCCA weekend membership. The cost of this weekend membership is included in the $135 Non-SCCA Member registration fee.
School vehicle and safety equipment:
Vehicle: The Philly Region requires that you have at least TWO functioning seats along with functioning safety equipment for each seat. ALL Cars must pass a standard SCCA Solo safety tech inspection, which entails wheels on solid, no obvious leaks, tight battery, and all loose parts in the car, trunk and under the hood are removed. Cars will be taking multiple runs with minimal cool-down time. Please be advised that if your car overheats, has clutch problems, or any other issues under these conditions, you might want to consider other alternatives.
Drivers: A valuable part of the school is the instructor taking 2 runs of the course driving your car while you are a passenger. If this is a problem for you or your car, please email the registrar for more information.
Helmet: You should have properly rated helmet, Snell M or SA 2010 or better. If you do not we will have a limited number of loaner helmets in various sizes. All SCCA Solo rules will be strictly enforced.