Sat, Jul 29 - Sun, Jul 30, 2023

2023 Dragon Hillclimb XVII

Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest

About this event



     The Dragon Hillclimb XVII - July 29 - 30, 2023

                An Appalachian Hillclimb Series Event

                  SCCA Sanction #23-HC-


                              This event is open to cars prepped to  SEDIV Time Trial minimum Safety Standards


                            Supplemental Rules and Schedule: 2022 Dragon HC 16 supps and schedule final.pdf

                             Entry fee before July 10, 2023 - $300 / After July 10, 2023 will be $340 (Both are for SCCA members) 

                             A weekend membership for SCCA can be purchased for $30.

                             If you cancel entry by July 10th, there is no charge to you credit card, if you do not withdraw by July 10th, you are considered an 

                             entrant and your credit card will be charged July 11th.






                          Credit cards will be charged the early bird entry fee on July 11th,  you are then considered an entrant.

                          If you are paying by check, please click though the online payment (complete registration) and send check made out to CCR-SCCA to

                          CHECK MUST BE RECEIVED BY JULY 10th, 2023

                         Vicki Lanning

                         P.O. Box 1044

                         Fletcher NC, 28732  


                        This race will be held in compliance with covid -19 recommendations in place by SCCA and  Graham county at the time of the event.





Event requirements

Driver Eligibility: (If you do not have an SCCA HillClimb or TT License, we will issue you one as part of the event.)

A. All Drivers

1. Weekend or Full Membership of the SCCA.

2. Valid government-issued driver’s license.

3. Be able to handle the physical and mental demands of competition for the length of a session for each session of the event. Click here to see detailed description.

4. An SCCA HillClimb, Time Trials or Competition License or a competition license from a recognized sanctioning body. (E.g., NASA Road Race, Rally or Time Trials License; Rally USA Comp License, FIA Competition License, SVRA, GridLife, PCA, BMWCCA or other recognized competition organization.) If you do not have one, we will issue one at the event.

B. Minor Drivers (Less than 18-years-old)
In addition to the above, minor drivers: 

1. Must contact officials before the event.

2. Must provide a completed SCCA Minor Waiver (Form 1068)




Vehicle Eligibility
The event is open to automobiles (NO motorcycles, karts, ATVs or similar) which meet the following criteria:

1. Automobiles must meet all of the Safety Level 2 Standards at a minimum, and when necessary, the SCCA rules required for special construction (GT, Sports Racers, Formula Cars, Specials etc.).

2. Has at least four (4) wheels, grouped in equal sets of half of the wheels on the vehicle per side.

3. Is properly muffled.

4. Does not have a high center of gravity. Potentially unstable vehicles with a high center of gravity–determined by whether they are wider than they are tall–are excluded from SCCA Time Trials. Width is the average track width of the vehicle, and height is measured from the ground to the highest point. Extra caution should be exercised with non-traditional vehicles (e.g., trucks using racing slicks or tires with less than 200 tread wear rating.)

5. Is a vintage or alternate series racing car that meets safety specifications for their sanctioning body.

6. Cars need not be licensed or licensable for road use, so long as they otherwise comply with these rules.


Vehicle/Driver Safety Requirements
This event requires that all production vehicles meet SCCA HillClimb “Safety Level 2” at a minimum. This includes an approved racing specification helmet, at least a 4-point roll bar constructed to SCCA specifications, an approved racing harness, racing suit, shoes, gloves, and other items like arm restraints or window nets and fire suppression devices/systems. Specials are required to meet GCR safety levels- for questions and clarifications contact

Factory safety systems (like you might find at a track day or time trial) is not considered appropriate.

The full requirements can be found here:








Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest

Robbinsville, NC


Hill Climb organized by

SCCA - Appalachian Hill Climb Series

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2023 Dragon Hillclimb XVII

Sat, Jul 29 - Sun, Jul 30, 2023