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AudiFest 2019

AudiFest 2019

Audi Club NA - Golden Gate Chapter

Friday, Nov 1 — Sunday, Nov 3, 2019
Sonoma Raceway, Sonoma, CA

Registration closed October 23, 2019 11:59 PM on October 23, 2019 11:59 PM PDT Registration ends October 23, 2019 11:59 PM on October 23, 2019 11:59 PM PDT Registration opens August 26, 2019 10:00 AM on August 26, 2019 10:00 AM PDT Registration runs from August 26, 2019 10:00 AM to October 23, 2019 11:59 PM

AudiFest 2019 at Sonoma Raceway

Audi Club Golden Gate is proud to welcome members to AudiFest 2019 at Sonoma Raceway in California’s beautiful Wine Country, sponsored by Griffin Motorwerke. AudiFest is our premiere event with members from all over North America enjoying the 2.52-mile road course, exquisite hospitality, and fine dining.

What is AudiFest?

AudiFest is the Audi Club Golden Gate Chapter’s annual high performance driving event (HPDE) at Sonoma Raceway in Sonoma, California. With record attendance each year, we are anticipating another sell-out for driving enthusiasts who will enjoy the 12 turns and over 200 feet of elevation change offered by this internationally famous track. We welcome all marques of automobile to join us at the fun and safe AudiFest HPDE.

No matter your skill or confidence level, you will certainly have fun at this event. First timers and beginners will spend the morning of the first day in an initial classroom session followed by car control exercises during which you will develop skills and learn the practical side of vehicle dynamics before heading out to the track after Saturday lunch. Intermediate and advanced students (after your first, brief classroom session) and our seasoned instructors will head out directly to the two miles of tarmac awesomeness at Sonoma Raceway Park starting on Saturday morning.

During the car control sessions, first time and beginning students drive their own cars, and are coached by instructors who observing their progress from outside the car during the exercise. This provides each student with the foundational knowledge needed to get the most out of the event. During on-track driving activities, all students drive their own cars, and are accompanied by in-car Audi Club instructors who are there to coach each driver to improve and hone their driving skills. Since the race track does not have side streets, stop lights, pedestrians, or any of the other distractions encountered while driving on public streets, the time you spend on the track provides a great opportunity and safe environment to learn advanced driving techniques and explore the capabilities of both car and driver.

Classroom Sessions

This is a driver’s education school and all participants are required to attend interactive classroom sessions designed to teach vehicle dynamics and driving techniques. These sessions will continue throughout the day to help participants understand the fine art of precision driving.

Event Date & Time

Registration Check-In: Friday, November 1, 2019 beginning at 5:00 pm
Location: Sheraton Sonoma Wine Country Petaluma in the main lobby.

Drivers’ and Instructors’ meetings on Friday evening at the Sheraton Hotel (details will be provided in a welcome email you will receive a couple of weeks before the event).

HPDE: Saturday, November 2 – Sunday, November 4, 2019 - Gates will open at 6:00 am
Location: Sonoma Raceway, Sonoma, CA

Event Cost

10% Early Bird discount through September 6th!

The event registration fees are $775 $697.50 (with discount) for students and $395 $355.50 (with discount) for instructors. Early bird registration discounts are available through September 7th. Your registration fee includes:

  • Two full days of lapping and instruction on track at Sonoma Raceway
  • Event SWAG
  • Coffee, pastries, and water at the track
  • A light meal and reception on Friday after registration
  • An elegant, 3-course plated dinner on Saturday night
  • Our raucous, high-spirited auction and raffle

Lunches are not included in registration fee but will be available for purchase at the Raceway Cafe at Sonoma Raceway.

Additional guest banquet places may be purchased for $100 each.

20 garages at Sonoma Raceway are also available at the cost of $250 each. Each garage can accommodate up to 4 cars so they can be shared. Please note that they sell out quickly!

Hotel and Accommodations

ACGG is once again contracting meeting and room discounts with the Sheraton Sonoma Wine Country Petaluma. Discounted room rates for Friday and Saturday are $279 per night. Make a reservation online, or call the hotel to reserve and mention Audi Club Golden Gate for the group discount. You may contact Jose Gutierrez, Conference Services Manager, at with any questions.

Note: If you have already made reservations at the Sheraton, please call and make sure your reservation is counted toward our group.

Who is the Audi Club Golden Gate (ACGG)?

Audi Club Golden Gate is a chapter of the Audi Club of North America (ACNA), a 501c(3) non-profit organization with the purpose of providing to its members: driver education, driver safety training, and education about the Audi brand. ACGG serves the members in Northern California, NW Nevada, and Hawaii areas, but our events are open to Audi Club members, and we encourage you to bring your friends and family. To support the educational experience, ACGG offers events from new Audi introductions, technical seminars, fun drives, teen driving clinics, social events, tours, and high performance driving events throughout the year. Due to our good standing in the community, ACGG is able to take advantage of relationships with dealerships and well recognized private service centers in Northern California. As a result, many of our sponsors offer discounts and special promotions available only to our club members.

Special offers from Audi and Audi Club North America

As a member of ACNA, you automatically become a member of ACGGif you live in our service area. As a member, you will receive a quarterly magazine from ACNA and regular emails from ACGG to keep you informed and up-to-date on the scheduled events that happen throughout the year. We are also fortunate to receive significant discounts on the purchase of any new Audi, plus discounts from many of our fine sponsors.

Refunds & Cancellations

By clicking “continue” and registering for this event, you acknowledge that the registration facilitation website,, makes no refunds of any kind. View the terms for details.
Audi Club NA - Golden Gate Chapter is offering a separate cancellation policy directly: $100 event cancellation fee up to and including September 22nd. No refunds for cancellations after September 22nd.


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