2019 THSCC Southern Fried HPDE info on May 31, 2019 (413531) | MotorsportReg.com

2019 THSCC Southern Fried HPDE


2019 THSCC Southern Fried HPDE

Tarheel Sports Car Club

Friday, May 31 — Sunday, Jun 2, 2019
Virginia Int'l - Full Course, Alton, VA


Registration closed May 27, 2019 9:00 AM on May 27, 2019 9:00 AM EDT Registration ends May 27, 2019 9:00 AM on May 27, 2019 9:00 AM EDT Registration opens February 25, 2019 9:00 AM on February 25, 2019 9:00 AM EST Registration runs from February 25, 2019 9:00 AM to May 27, 2019 9:00 AM


2019 Southern Fried HPDE

 

To break from our tradition of a September VIR date, we are happy to bring the second VIR-THSCC event to you early this year!  Join us from June 1 to June 2 for the annual THSCC Southern Fried HPDE featuring VIR Full Course.  As a new option, we are hosting an instructor & advanced student track day on Friday before the event running North Course.  We ask that any Blue group student who signs up for Friday to have two event weekends in our advanced group prior to this event weekend.  

If you aren't able to attend as a student or instructor, we will be running parade laps both days (weather permitting) from 11:15-11:45 and collecting donations for Transitions Life Care.  THSCC will match all donations.

 


 

FULL COURSE                             NORTH COURSE

 

You are registering for a two/three day high performance driver's education event conducted by Tarheel Sports Car Club.  HPDE Student drivers can expect four, 25 minute driving sessions each day, with classroom discussions held between on-track sessions for instructed groups.  Student drivers will be grouped based on experience level into FOUR groups.  Green, Yellow, and Blue run groups will have in car instructors.

When registering, please keep in mind that final run group placement is determined by THSCC Staff based on your previous experience as well as prior instructor evaluations.  Register for the group you feel fits you best and THSCC Staff will review your MotorsportsReg.com history (Make sure it is up to date!) to verify correct run group placement. 

Beginner (Green):  Green group students typically have 3 or fewer events.  Students will focus on track etiquette/safety, learning the basic line, proper inputs, and awareness of basic vehicle dynamics.

Intermediate (Yellow):  Yellow group students typically have done between 3 and 10 events.  Students will continue to explore topics of vehicle dynamics like weight transfer and slip angle to improve their car control skills.

Advanced (Blue):  Blue group students typically have done 10 or more events.  Students will continue to work on improving at-speed recognition of off line situations and how to adjust inputs while maintaining car control to correct them.

***Note: We do allow solo students in our blue group for drivers that prefer the pace of our Blue group or may not be as comfortable with the unlimited passing zones (with a point) and pace of the Red group.***

Advanced Solo (Red):  Our Red group is reserved for students that have demonstrated on track proficiency of car control skills and traffic management in all situations.  This run group allows passing anywhere with a point.

****Solo Drivers – If you have not been approved to run in our Red (solo) group at a previous THSCC event, you will have a check ride in your first session of the event. 

If you have never run with THSCC before and are signing up for our Red group, we do require references, and you will have a check ride during your first session.  Please e-mail the registrar at trackregistrar@thscc.com with references after you register. *****

 

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Instructors:  If you do not see an 'Instructor Entry' option when you register, it means we do not have you authorized as an instructor in MotorsportReg.

  • Did you create a new account unnecessarily?
  • Is this your first THSCC event?

If you answered YES to either question, please email us ASAP

 

Student or Solo entry fees are as follows:

$450 if registering before March 8 - Early Bird Discount!

$475 if registering before  April 30

$495 if registering after May 1

***In addition to the weekend, THSCC is offering Friday entries to our Advanced (Blue & Red group) students for $200 for VIR - North Configuration.  Only applicable to full weekend registrants.  Blue group students will need at least two previous weekends in Advanced group.***

$25.00 Discounts are available for Active Military/First Responders, and first time THSCC event drivers after March 8.

INSTRUCTORS: 

 Instructor weekend entry (Sat. & Sun.) is FREE.  Instructors should assume they will have two student assignments.

Instructor Friday Package (North Course):  $125
**Only available to full weekend registrations**

One Student Guarantee: $200
(Pairing requests may not be able to be honored if One-Student Guarantee is chosen.)

 

Participants must be 18 years or older and have a valid drivers license (minors allowed on-site with a parent or legal guardian present). 

 

Car must pass a vehicle inspection at an authorized mechanic shop (detailed on the next page) to show they are appropriate for track use.  Drivers must wear an approved helmet and proper clothing (detailed on the next page).
 

Pre-registration is required Please note that you will be asked for your credit card information when you register, but your card will not be charged until May 17, 2019.

 

REFUND/CREDIT SCHEDULE

[**]WITH +30 DAYS PRIOR TO EVENT: FULL REFUND; refund or credit handled immediately.

[**]WITH -30 TO -15 DAYS PRIOR TO EVENT: Total fee minus $100 cancellation fee; refund or credit to be handled after event conclusion.

[**]WITH –14 TO -3 DAYS PRIOR TO EVENT: Credit towards future event only, minus $150 cancellation fee; credit handled after event conclusion.

[**]WITH -2 DAYS TO DAY-OF EVENT:  No credit, no refund.

 

For registration information, or student questions regarding the HPDE, please contact Stephen Westerfield or Derek DeLong.

For Technical / Safety issues, email Lee Williams or Ethan Steinman

For Instructor questions, please contact Ron Spencer

 

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Tarheel Sports Car Club

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Venue

Virginia Int'l - Full Course
Location Alton, VA
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