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2020 Autocross University and 2020 Spring Autocros

2020 Autocross University and 2020 Spring Autocros

PCA - Rocky Mountain Region

Saturday, Apr 25 — Sunday, Apr 26, 2020
Colorado Air and Space Port, Watkins, CO

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SATURDAY APRIL 25, 2020 and SUNDAY APRIL 26,  2020

Mark your calendars for our first autocross event of 2020.  Both the autocross university and the autocross will be held at the Colorado Air & Space Port (formerly known as Front Range Airport) where there is plenty of room to setup a long course with a lot of interesting autocross features.  Twists, Turns, and Slaloms all await you to improve and challenge your driving skills.

If you are new to the club, new to your Porsche or other favorite four wheel means of transport, want to improve your driving technique or simply want to enjoy your Porsche, we encourage you to register for the Autocross University  and Car Control Clinic on Saturday April 25 and the full Autocross on Sunday April 26.

Are you familiar with Autocross?  Autocross is a performance driving experience conducted in a safe environment at relatively low speeds.  You will not hurt your car and more importantly you will not hurt yourself.  Autocross is a lot fun and provides small doses of adrenaline rush that will keep you smiling for days.  At the University you will learn to important control skills from our experienced instructors.  You will gain additional confidence in your driving ability, learn the limits of your car’s braking capabilities, practice correct seating, hand, feet and vision positions, as well as push and perhaps exceed the limits of your tire’s adhesion capabilities.

By the way, autocross is a huge social event and a great time to meet new club members and visit with friends.

Autocross University and Car Control Clinic

Our excellent club instructors will work with you by providing plenty of driving time through three car control exercises.  Learn about car balance through a slalom course, throttle steering around two skid pads, and threshold braking and acceleration in a unique triangle exercise.  All of this in the morning followed by an afternoon of learning how to autocross using these skills on a full scale autocross course.

PCA Parents, remember the School and the Autocross are both open to licensed 16 and 17 year olds.  Do you want to be the BEST PARENT EVER?  Register your teenager for the school.  We always have an instructor in the car and the skills they learn are directly applicable to the street.

Autocross on Sunday

On Sunday, we return to the Colorado Air & Space Port facility to run against the clock!   Are you the quickest air cooled 911, Boxster, Turbo, 914, Cayenne?  Run times are around a minute, which is a long time to hold your breath if you haven’t attended the school to learn how to breath!  This event is a great chance to try out your new found skills from the school and to compete against your friends.


Registration closes April 23, 2020.  Click the RMR Event Registration link on the club home page rmr.pca.org.

Remember, autocross events are open to licensed 16 and 17 year olds.  RMR Junior Participation forms and instructions can be found under the forms tab on the club’s website.  Please read them carefully.

The Autocross University is limited to 50 participants.  Please register early to assure your spot.

Walkups will be accepted for Sunday (cash and check payments only), but Pre-registration for both events is appreciated as it allows us to plan for ‘beer thirty’ as well as organize the event and obtain volunteers.

A Porsche is not required, however only SUV’s with a Porsche badge are permitted and no pickups.  Convertibles with or without rollover protection are permitted and you can run them with the top down.

Restrooms are available onsite, however no concessions are available nor are any nearby.  Please remember to bring your own lunch and non alcoholic drinks during the day.  Refreshments will be served at the end of each day.  Coffee and donuts each morning.

You will need a Snell rated 2010 or newer helmet.  Motorcycle helmets with this designation are acceptable.  The club will have several loaner helmets available.

Autocross University $50.00

Autocross $45.00 (Sunday walk-up $55.00)

Both Events $85.00

Directions Colorado Air & Space Port – East Ramp

Caution:  Do not use your GPS using the airport address.  GPS will take you to the main terminal and that is not the correct location.

I-70 East to Manilla Road Exit 299

Turn left (North) and continue to Highway 36 (Colfax)

Continue North on Manila Road across Highway 36 and over the railroad tracks.

Make an immediate right hand turn in front of the Colorado Air & Space Port  sign and go through the gate.  Follow the road east and then north to the autocross site.

If you can volunteer to assist the chair in setting up the course and other activities to make this a successful event please call Chris Sulley at 720-630-6898 or send an email to cjsulley@comcast.net.

Time:                     University – Saturday

                                7:00 to 8:30         Course Setup

                                8:00 to 9:00         Registration/Check-in

                                8:45 to 9:00         Instructor Only Meeting

                                8:30 to 9:15         Top Tech

                                9:00 to 9:15         Drivers Meeting (Mandatory)

                                9:30 to 10:15       First Exercise Session

                               10:20 to 11:05      Second Exercise Session

                               11:10 to 11:55     Third Exercise Session

                                11:55 to 12:45     Lunch Break (No Concessions) (Setup Autocross Course)

                                12:45 to 1:15      Autocross Course Walk

                                1:15 to 2:15         Autocross Group One

                                2:30 to 3:30         Autocross Group Two

                                               3:30      Beer Thirty

                                3:30 to 5:00          Full Autocross Setup (Volunteers Needed)


                                Autocross – Sunday

                                7 to 8:30               Complete Autocross Setup (Volunteers Needed)

                                8:00 to 9:00         Registration/Check-in/Course Open for Walking

                                9:00 to 9:30         Drivers Meeting (Mandatory)

                                9:45                      Corner Workers Out (Group B)

                                10:00                    Group A – First Car on Course AM

                                10:45                    Group B – First Car on Course AM

                                12:00~                   Lunch Break (No Concessions)

                                12:45~                   Corner Workers Out (Group A)

                                1:00~                     Group A – First Car on Course PM

                                 1:45~                    Group B – First on Course PM

                                3:00~                     Course Tear Down

                                3:00~                     Beer Thirty


Top Tech to be held prior to the start of the school on Saturday and each run group on Sunday.  Please remove all loose items from within the car and the trunk(s).


Event Chair: Chris Sulley cjsulley@comcast.net

Registrar: Cristina Iordan mciordan@yahoo.com