Sat, May 6, 2023

ACNW May Driver Skills 2023

Bremerton Motorsports Park

About this event

Audi Club Northwest presents the ACNW May Driver Skills and Teen Clinic at Bremerton Motorsports Park on Saturday, May 6, 2023!

Driver Skills is a one-day clinic on the fundamentals of performance driving hosted by the Northwest Chapter of Audi Club North America. Appropriate for novices and experienced drivers alike, Driver Skills will make you a safer, more competent driver. Working 1:1 with our Audi, BMW and Porsche club instructors, students rotate in small groups through the following educational segments:

  • Ground school (classroom)
  • Slalom 
  • Wet skid pad
  • Threshold braking and accident avoidance
  • Figure-8
  • Autocross

Driver Skills runs from 7:50am (gates open at 7) to 3:30pm, followed by an optional segment which runs to 6pm or dark, whichever comes first.

None of the segments involve timing or competition. Instead, you work 1:1 with our instructors at a pace appropriate for your experience and comfort level. Together, the segments improve your ability to look ahead, place the car precisely, control weight transfer, steer with the throttle, and brake effectively. Run groups are small, which means that wait time between runs is minimal. At the end of the primary sessions, students are encouraged to apply the lessons of the day in an optional segment on a large maneuvering course.

Many see this program as a great way to improve their driving and car control skills for everyday driving in any weather conditions.  In addition, this course prepares and qualifies you for high-performance driving education (HPDE) events with the local AudiBMW, and Porsche clubs.  Want to do more autocross?  Try a Porsche Autocross event.

An Audi vehicle is not required for any portion of the event so feel free to invite family, friends, and co-workers to this event. Audi Club North America membership is not required for this event.

Event requirements

PLEASE READ CAREFULLY:

  • You must bring your valid driver’s license.
  • You do NOT need to be a member of Audi Club North America to participate
  • You MUST be at least 16 years of age (or 15 with learner permit) to participate
  • Helmets are NOT required for this event
  • A completed safety inspection form is NOT required
  • You will be required to attend an online 'ground school' meeting via Zoom at 7:00 PM on Wednesday, May 3rd. Attendance will be taken. The Zoom link and instructions will be sent out via separate email to confirmed attendees.

Release and Waiver of Liability:

Everyone, adults and minors, must sign the Release and Waiver of Liability form online for Audi Club Northwest’s insurance coverage prior to coming to the facility.  You can initiate the process in the registration form or by clicking here for both adults and minors. The full text of this Release and Waiver of Liability is on the last page of the registration form, and can also be found on the ACNW Driving School Materials page, under Adult Waiver.  The waiver for minors (16-18 years old) can be found here.

Questions?  Please don't hesitate to reach out to Kevin (registrar).

Bremerton Motorsports Park

Port Orchard, WA

Organizer

Car Control Clinic organized by

Audi Club NA - Northwest Chapter

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