Sat, Jun 22, 2024

2024 Beginners Car Control Clinic

Alameda Point

About this event

Beginners Car Control Clinic: Saturday, June 22, 2024 @ Alameda Point sponsored by Porsche Redwood City

This event is brought to you by Golden Gate Region of Porsche Club of America and is open for drivers with little or no experience that are interested in the autocrossing program.

  • Registration fee for this event is $120 for students. $20 discount will be offered to PCA and GGLC students.
  • PCA and GGLC students will be given a priority for registration. Registrations will be confirmed on Monday, June 17th.
  • Registration closes at midnight on Monday, June 17th or when the limit of 60 students is reached. This limit is subject to increase, depending on availability of additional instructors.
  • Event site is located in a restricted area within the Alameda Naval yard facility.
  • This is an all day event.
  • Lunch will be provided by the clubs for this event.
  • This is a NON-TIMED event. There will be no timing available for this event.
  • More information on GGR Autocross can be found at the official web site:  PCA GGR Autocross Website
  • More information on GGLC Autocross can be found at the official web site:  Golden Gate Lotus Club

Schedule:

  • 7:00 am:  Gates Open. All participants must check-in at the gate prior to entry
  • 7:00  - 8:15 Time to get in through the gate
  • 7:30 - 8:30: Cars tech inspection in paddock
  • 8:30 - 9:00:  Drivers meeting and classroom training
  • 9:00 - 11:30:  Breakout for driving exercises
  • 11:30 - 12:15: Lunch break
  • 12:15 - 12:35: Course walk
  • 12:45 - 3:30: Practice car control on a road course
  • 3:30 - 4:15: FUN runs for instructors (students may ride as passengers)
  • 4:15 - 5:00: Breakdown & Clean-up
  • All times are estimated and may be adjusted at the discretion of the Chief Instructor.

What to bring:

  • Folding Chair 
  • Painter's tape or printed numbers for car numbers. Car numbers should be visible from a 75' distance.
  • Sunscreen, hat, layers for cooler mornings and warm afternoons (NO RED Clothing) 

Please Note

  • It is driver's responsibility to bring a safe car to the event. In preparation of the event please confirm your car meets PCA Autocross Safety Inspection Checklist
  • HELMETS ARE REQUIRED with a 2010 or newer Snell certification.  Few loaner helmets are available to borrow during the event.
  • All drivers must have their car inspected at inspection station before start of the event. Any driver without car and helmet inspection stickers and without car numbers displayed on both sides of the car will forfeit his/her run(s) until the issue is resolved.
  • All drivers MUST WORK at an assigned worker position during the road course driving event. Most worker positions require standing for over an hour per shift. Dress appropriately for working outdoors.
  • No drones allowed
  • No pets allowed
  • No Alcohol, drugs or firearms permitted!!!
  • For any questions please contact GGR Autocross Chair at autocross@pca-ggr.org

Event requirements

This is an all day event. Participants are required to take part in both Morning and Afternoon sessions.

Multi-driver cars (sharing a car with another driver) are allowed, but each driver must register separately. Only one driver/car combination is allowed in each run group during practice autocross.

ALL drivers MUST WORK at an assigned worker position during practice autocross.

HELMETS ARE REQUIRED with a 2010 or newer Snell certification.  Few loaner helmets are available.

Drivers are responsible for bringing a safe car to the event. Cars must be mechanically sound, in good running condition with no major leaks, and the interior must be empty of anything that could fly about during the event.

Drivers without pre-assigned GGR seasonal number are allowed to select a number from the available list, which becomes their seasonal number, pending verification of availability.

Car number, car class, run group and work assignment information will be listed two days prior to the event in the "Attendee List" section of this event.

Our events run rain or shine, including maintaining the work assignments.  Refunds are not provided for inclement weather.

DRONES ARE PROHIBITED at PCA events.  Violators will be reported to Law Enforcement.

Alameda Point

Alameda, CA

Organizer

Autocross/Solo organized by

PCA - Golden Gate - Autocross

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