Sat, Sep 18 - Sun, Sep 19, 2021

2021 Fall Classic

Thunderhill Raceway Park

About this event


 

Please join us for Fall Classic

  • Thunderhill 3-mile, Saturday and Sunday
  • Sound Limit 103db
  • All makes welcome, no open wheel
  • Rain or Shine!
Yellow Group
  • Novice: Limited track experience. Controlled passing zones.
  • No special equipment required except for convertibles*
Red Group
  • Intermediate: Driver knows how to drive the line. Driver can observe corner workers and obey flag signals. Additional passing zones granted.
  • No special equipment required except for convertibles*
Purple/Green Group
  • Intermediate-Advanced: Driver is comfortable with traffic. Car/Driver speeds are faster. Additional passing zones granted.
  • No special equipment required except for convertibles*

*Convertibles require roll bar or factory installed rollover protection. Cobras with 3-point bars OK, no passengers allowed.

 

Event Fees

  • One Day: $280
  • Two Day: $510
  • Saturday Dinner: $35 per person

 

Camping at the track in the paddock is allowed on Friday and Saturday night.

 

Changes to normal operations in respect of COVID 19 (these are subject to change):

Food: Restaurants on site are OPEN however, we suggest bringing your own hydration and food.

Paddock Space: Please allow enough space for appropriate social distancing.

Non-participants/Spectators: Per Thunderhill requirements NO SPECTATORS - Drivers and crew/family ONLY.  If asked, please tell gate security guard which Driver you are there to support.

Registration: Driver waiver completed electronically here.  Medical information needs to be updated on MSR.com To do so, follow these steps: Dashboard>My Account>Medical>Edit my medical info

Passengers: Driver's family and pit crew allowed

Pets: Pets allowed on track must be on a leash at all times. Please clean up after your pets.

 

No refunds for cancellations received within 14 days of the start of the event. Cancellations prior to the cutoff date will be issued less 5% processing fee. This event will take place rain or shine!

 

Event requirements

  • Sound Limit: 103dB. Mufflers required on all cars. 
  • Open wheels vehicles are not allowed.
  • Drivers must be at least 18 years old and have a valid driver’s license.
  • Passengers 18 years and older allowed in some sessions.
  • All cars must display a car number. 1, 2 or 3-digit numbers only (no alphabetic or other characters). 
  • All drivers and passengers must comply with the NorCal SAAC Open Track Rules.
  • All drivers must provide emergency medical information on MotorSportsReg.com (Dashboard>My Account>Medical>Edit my medical info)
  • All drivers must sign a Release of Liability Waiver

Car Numbers

All cars must display a car number. 1, 2 or 3-digit numbers only (no alphabetic or other characters).  The digits must be at least 10 inches high with a 1 inch wide stroke and be in a strongly contrasting color to the color of the car. Shoe polish on the windows will not be permitted. This number must be displayed on the car at all times while on the track. It must be displayed on both sides at a minimum. An additional location on the hood is recommended.

Tech Inspection

Car preparation and technical inspection are the responsibility of the participant. During the registration process, all drivers must affirm that their cars have been inspected and prepared for the event. OTEC officials may inspect cars, at their sole discretion, at an event and any car judged to fail the inspection will not be allowed on the track.  All cars participating must present a completed and signed copy of the Tech Form.

Safety Gear

Safety Gear Requirement

Driver and Passenger

   Novice    Intermediate   Advanced  Expert
  Yellow Red / Purple Green Blue (rare)

Snell rated helmet

SA or M current or immediate previous spec. SA highly recommended
M M M M

Gloves

(Flame retardant, recommend SFI rated)
M M M M

Driving Suit

(Flame retardant, SFI rated, Nomex or PBI., minimum 2-layers)
O O O M

Long-sleeve shirt

(Made of natural fibers)
M M M No

Full-length pants

(Made of natural fibers)
M M M No
Closed toe shoes M M M No

Driver's shoes

(Flame retardant)
O O O M
Vehicle Requirements

Stock Seat Belts 

(3 point OEM style)

M M M No

4 point racing style harness

(OEM, DOT or FIA approved. Approved DOT systems are required to have manufacturer label on belt that states the particular vehicle it was designed for)
A A A No

5 or 6 point racing style harness

(Vehicle must have rollover protection)
A A A M

Roll Bar for open-cockpit vehicle (Min. 4 point bar. Cobras with 3-point are okay with no passenger allowed.

OEM Rollover protection (pop-up) okay. Helmet must be below structural protection point in all cases.
M M M

M (No OEM pop-up)

Roll Bar for closed-cockpit vehicle O O O M
Head and Neck Restraint System (when vehicle has 5 or 6 point harness and rollover protection) O O O

M as of 1.1.2021

 

More on the RULES & SAFETY visit our website HERE

Membership Requirements

Current Members - please make sure you have entered your membership number into your MotorsportsReg profile and that you have paid your annual dues.

  • My Account > My Information > scroll down to Club Memberships > click on Nor Cal Shelby (edit) > enter your membership number
  • If you do not remember your membership number, please contact Membership via email: membership@norcal-saac.org

Event Members - as part of your registration, you will be prompted to become an Event-Member for $20. With this membership you will receive an email copy our Driven magazine.  At the end of 60 days you will receive an email invitation to become an annual member for $48.

REGISTRATION

  1. Driver's Waiver must be completed.
  2. Medical information must be completed on MSR.com. This is for your safety. (Dashboard>My Account >Click your name >Medical >Edit my medical info)
  3. Tech Form – to be completed for each car that will be on track prior to the event. Printed and brought to the track.

No refunds for cancellations received within 14 days of the start of the event. Cancellations prior to the cutoff date will be issued less 5% processing fee. This event will take place rain or shine!

Thunderhill Raceway Park

Willows, CA
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Organizer

Open Track organized by

Nor Cal Shelby

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Sat, Sep 18 - Sun, Sep 19, 2021