Fri, Jul 31 - Sun, Aug 2, 2020

ARPCA - Pitt Race - Advanced Solo-only HPDE

Pittsburgh International Race Compl

About this event

ARPCA Advanced Solo-only Lapping (ASL)  HPDE (Pitt Race)

Friday July 31, Saturday and Sunday, Aug 1-2, 2020

This event is for ARPCA APPROVED, Advanced, Solo-only drivers. No instruction will be provided.  

Please note: IF YOU ARE NOT ALREADY ADVANCED SOLO LAPPING (ASL) DAY APPROVED WITH ARPCA, please contact David Palmer, Chief Driving Instructor,  at chief.instructor@arpca.com.  Please provide your driving history and any other pertinent credentials.  David will contact you with a response.  YOU CANNOT REGISTER WITHOUT PRIOR ARPCA ASL APPROVAL.  

Never driven with ARPCA?  We have a long history of making everyone feel welcome!  All ARPCA HPDE events are a great opportunity to drive your car on a world-class track, enhance your driving skills, have fun with a great bunch of people, and make new friends!

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Advanced Solo Lapping (ASL) event

Advanced Solo Lapping is Friday, Saturday, Sunday.  Instructors are not provided. A high level of track driving experience and skill is required to qualify.   

Approved ARPCA Instructors are automatically accepted. If you have previously attended an ARPCA ASL event at this track you will be accepted.  For all others, email chief.instructor@arpca.com to indicate your interest in attending.  You will not be able to register without ASL event approval.  Please make sure your logbook of experience in your member profile is up to date. We will use this to evaluate your ability to qualify. We may also ask for a recommendation from the Chief Driving Instructor (CDI) most familiar with your track driving experience. We will contact you by e-mail if we need your CDI’s contact information. We are very careful to only have qualified participants at this event. This precaution insures the enjoyment but primarily the safety of those who will be sharing the track with each other.

Costs and Options

  • Driver Registration: $550
  • Garage rental: garages and RV/trailer electrical hookups are available for rent directly from the track.  Call Pitt Race at (724) 535-1000 for pricing and availability.  Garages sell out quickly - don't delay!

Payment and Refunds

Our payment policy: We charge your card immediately upon registration.

You may cancel your registration through MotorSportReg.com and the Track team will process any credits in a few days.

Our Refund policy:

  • No refund after 11:59pm July 16, 2020
  • No refund for mechanical failure
  • No refund for failing tech inspection
  • No refund for weather
  • Once the event is underway, no refund if track management closes the circuit
  • Full refund provided until 11:59pm July 16, 2020
  • If the event must cancel due to COVID-19 we will issue a full refund

More history of Pittsburgh International Race Complex (Pitt Race)

Pitt Race is a short 20-minute drive north of the Pittsburgh International Airport with easy access from the Pennsylvania Turnpike (Exit 13). The circuit was expanded in 2015 to 2.8 miles in length, and now boasts nineteen corners with over one hundred feet in elevation change. The circuit offers plenty of challenges for even the most experienced driver. (You will be on the full circuit and you will not be disappointed!  This is not the old 1.5 mile North Course.)

Event requirements

Safety information for 2020

Basic Safety and Tech Information

PLEASE NOTE: head and neck restraint device is required for all cars with

harnesses that go over both shoulders (typically 5-point or 6-point)

Please review the following as there are changes from last year:

  • HELMET – 2010, 2015 or 2020 SNELL SA or M rating REQUIRED with SNELL sticker attached.   SNELL SA (Special application) standard strongly recommended but SNELL M (Motorcycle) helmets are acceptable.   DOT-rated helmets are not permitted.  Please do not arrive with a SNELL 2005-rated or DOT helmet as you will not be allowed to participate per PCA Minimum Standards.
  • SEATBELTS – As a minimum the vehicle shall have original, unmodified, 3-point seat belts installed by the manufacturer.  If you have chosen to install 5-point or 6-point harnesses, be mindful that proper installation will require several changes to create a safe occupant system.   Harnesses must include an anti-submarine strap and be mounted in an approved manner consistent with the harness manufacturer instructions.  The harnesses must be used in conjunction with seats that were manufactured with routing holes for the shoulder belts and anti-submarine belts.  Harnesses will be checked for expiration date compliance.  
    • If you have 5-pt / 6-pt harnesses, or a harness system going over both shoulders, a head and neck restraint is required!
    • If you have anything other than original, factory supplied seat belts, or 5-pt / 6-pt harnesses installed, please contact safety@arpca.com to review your particular situation.
  • HEAD and NECK RESTRAINTS -  if the above indicates that a head and neck restraint device is required, it must meet the standards of either SFI 38.1 or FIA 8858 or its successor.
  • CONVERTIBLES – All “non-fixed-metal” roof cars must have original, unmodified, factory-installed rollover protection (e.g. 996 and later Cabriolets, Boxsters) or a proper roll bar that passes the “broomstick test”.   Convertibles will run with the top up or occupants will wear arm restraints.
  • AGE – Drivers must be at least 18 years old and possess a valid driver’s license.
  • VEHICLE SAFETY – The driver is responsible for proper preparation and operation of their vehicle.   All registered drivers must print and bring ARPCA’s Vehicle Safety Inspection (VSI) form (ARPCA VSI Form), which must be completed and signed by a third-party automotive repair/inspection facility no more than 30 days before the event.  All non-instructor-driven vehicles will also be required to pass tech inspection at the track.   No refunds will be given for failure to pass tech inspection.   You may remedy failed items and resubmit your vehicle for approval.
  • VEHICLES NOT PERMITTED – All open-wheeled cars are prohibited.   Cars with fenders attached to the suspension and not attached to the body of the car in at least two locations are prohibited.  

Contact the ARPCA Safety/Tech chairman at Safety@ARPCA.com. with any questions about the suitability of a vehicle. 

Tell us about your abilities:

In order to accept you for this  Advanced Solo-only Lapping (ASL) day event, please make sure your driving resume is up to date in MotorSportReg.com.  A suggested format is below:

External Driving Resume:

Date / Duration / Club / Track / Run Group

4/23/17 (1 day) Mini Pgh @ PittRace D group
5/9/17 (2 days) ARPCA @ Watkins Glen D group
6/15/17 (2 days) RTR PCA @ Summit Main Green group
9/10/17 (2 days) ARPCA @ Mid-OH promoted to C group
5/5/18 (2 days) BMW @ PittRace group 3
7/15/18 (2 days) ARPCA @ PittRace C group
8/8/18 (2 days) ARPCA@ PittRace C group

Please make sure your logbook of experience in your member profile is current.  We use this information to evaluate your experience and track driving abilities for approval to participate in ASL day.

Pittsburgh International Race Compl

Wampum, PA
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