Fri, Jun 24 - Sun, Jun 26, 2011

3-Day Grattan Driver's Ed. June 24-26th

Grattan Raceway

About this event

Come join Rally Sport Region PCA and their team of nationally recognized instructors for a challenging and enjoyable 3-day driver’s education event at Grattan Raceway!

Grattan is just outside of Grand Rapids, Michigan in picturesque Belding, Michigan. 

This is a popular event, so be sure to register early!

RSP PCA Member: $285.00

Non RSP PCA Member: $305.00

Saturday Dinner: $20.00

Friday is for Instructors and APPROVED ADVANCED DRIVERS: $75.00

$50.00 late fee if registering after the online close date.

Please contact the Track Chairperson, Christian Maloof at track@rsrpca.org before signing up for Friday if you are not an Instructor. If you are approved as an advanced student by the Track Chairperson, you will be added to the Friday list and an email notification will be sent to you. Sign on to Motorsportreg  and go to your account, then  go to billing and you will be able to process your payment.

 

All drivers will be placed in run groups based on experience. If you are a beginner you will be on the track with other beginners and an instructor will be with you in the car. More experienced drivers will be placed accordingly.  So come on out to the track June 24th - 26th whether it is your first driving event or one of many.

Sam wants everyone to know the Pool is open for your swimming enjoyment!

Garages rent for $100.00 per weekend through Grattan. Please contact  Sam @ 616.691.7221.

Tech Inspection forms are posted below and on the the club website http://rsp.pca.org/forms.html

If you have questions concerning this event, please contact the registrar, Tom Krueger, at 313-570-2223   RSRregistrar@gmail.com  or our chief instructor, Christian Maloof, at christianmaloof@hotmail.com

Event requirements

 Event requirements:

  • Pre-registration is mandatory. 
  • Helmet must be Snell SA-2005 or SA-2010. Motorcycle helmets are not allowed.
  • Minimum 3 point seat belts. Driver’s and passenger’s must be equivalent. 
  • Driver(s) must be at least 18 years of age and have a valid driver’s license. 
  • Long sleeve cotton shirt, cotton pants, and leather or canvas shoes must have rubber soles.
  • Tech inspection form must be completed prior to arrival at the track.

Grattan Friday Instructor Development Day

Instructors

All Rally Sport Region PCA instructors are welcome to participate in the Friday Instructor Development Day (FIDD).  The format will consist of lead and follow, lapping and instructor development exercises. The purpose of this day is to offer our hard-working instructors a day to work on their own skills vs. those of others.  The day is intended to thank them for their support as well as facilitate their improvement.

If an instructor from another club would like to participate in our FIDD, they must have more than 5 years of instructing experience and submit their resume with a minimum of 3 references for review.  If the instructor does not meet these requirements, they may sign up as a ‘solo student’ and request to start the RSR PCA Instructor Training (please refer to the RSR-PCA Instructor Training doc., online athttp://rsp.pca.org/forms2/RSP_PCA_Instructor_Training.pdf ).

Participating Advanced Solo Students

The FIDD is designed specifically for instructors. However, ten spots for experienced solo advanced students who attend at least 75% of RSP PCA track events during the calendar year (or at least 3 out of the last 5 weekend Drivers Education events) will be available. 

Students who participate in the FIDD will have separate rules from the instructors similar to Driver’s Education days and will not be allowed to drive in all run groups.  

All students wishing to participate in the FIDD are subject to review and participation is not guaranteed.  Even when a student is accepted, their on-track behavior will be monitored.  If students do not demonstrate appropriate track etiquette they will be asked to park their car for the remainder of the day and their money will not be refunded.

Proper Etiquette is defined as (but not limited to):

  • Demonstrating  excellent car control, (offs that require the track to shut down will not be tolerated)
  • Knowledge of the limit of traction 
  • Condition-appropriate driving
  • Respect for other cars, both while passing and being passed (ignoring mirrors will not be tolerated)
  • Respect for flag stations and lead tower 

Entries (61)

TD
Tony Dong
DD
Don DuChateau
JH
Jean-Paul Hanna
MG
Murat Gueler
RS
Robert Shuman
ER
Ernesto Roedenbeck
SH
Sam Hadar
JW
Jenna Winter

Grattan Raceway

Belding, MI
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Organizer

Driver School organized by

PCA - Rally Sport Region

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