Sat, Nov 7 - Sun, Nov 8, 2020

AZ PCA Track Day @ Inde Motorsports Ranch

Inde Motorsports Ranch

About this event

     
 

 

 

Update 9/21/20: 
We are excited to announce that we will have an instruction program available for first time and Novice drivers for this track day!  Participation will be limited, so if you are interested, please sign up early! 

 

A speed and experience level for everyone: There will be several different "run groups" which will be separated by experience/skill level: Novice, Intermediate, Experienced and Advanced.  There is a run group for everyone- so don't hesitate to sign up if you have little to no experience on track. 

To ensure everyone registered has a good time at the track, the amount of cars in each run group is limited.  Sign up early to avoid being waitlisted!

Autocross and HPDE on Saturday:  We'll be running an autocross road course on the 1.1 mile North Course Saturday, while simultaneously running an HPDE on the 1.5 mile South Course.   Yeah, you can do both on the same day and we hope you do!  Get some timed laps in on Autocross for bragging rights and also get your car wound out on the 2200' straightaway of the South Course all in one day.  That's a ton of track time!   Due to logistical concerns, the AutoX portion of the event has been cancelled and the track configuration listed below for Saturday is substituting. 

HPDE on Saturday: The full course (Configuration 1) will be ran on Saturday as a HPDE only.  You'll get five 20-minute sessions of track time. 

HPDE on Sunday: The full course (Configuration 5) will be ran on Sunday as a HPDE only.  You'll get five 20-minute sessions of track time. 

Track Tours (new):  If you are not quite ready for the full track day experience, there is a special session called "Track Tour", where you can drive your own car on the track at a more comfortable speed, akin to "parade laps".  There will be instructors driving their own cars that will guide you around the track- all you have to do is follow them.  Passengers are allowed only for this specific "Track Tour" session.  This is a 15 minute session only on

Instructors are free!  If this will be your first time attending a track day with AZ PCA or if you have not yet been approved to drive solo, you will be provided an instructor to ride along with you* as well as classroom instruction to make the most of your day.  Even if it is not your first time or if you have never driven at Inde Motorsports Ranch before, AZ PCA can accommodate (and encourages) an instructor ride-along* to hone your driving skills.   UPDATE:  Only Lead / Follow instruction will be permitted. 

Wanna just hang out and lend a hand? We are always looking for folks to help us run these events.  If you'd like to volunteer to help us, we'd love that!  There is a registration option for volunteering and you can pick from several different roles of participation.  

 

Registration fees:

  •  $400 Full track weekend for Solo groups Saturday and Sunday (includes autocross option at no extra cost)
    • $425 for Novice group includes everything mentioned above including a lead/follow instructor
  •  $315 One day (either Saturday or Sunday)
  •  $60 Autocross only 
  •  $25 Track Tour only

Lunch will be available for purchase at the Inde kitchen for $15 per day.

Not a PCA member yet?  Don't own a Porsche? That's okay- non PCA members are still welcome to participate or volunteer! 

If you are a Porsche owner but do not yet have a PCA membership, you can sign up today at https://www.pca.org/membership  Annual membership is $46 and comes with other benefits, however, PCA membership is NOT a requirement to attend this event. 
 

Location: 

Inde Motorsports Ranch is located at 9301 West Airport Rd, Willcox, AZ 85643.  link: Google Maps Link to INDE

 

HOST HOTEL:
Holiday Inn Express is the host hotel.  We have rooms blocked off for Friday, November 6 and Saturday, November 7.  The rate is $69.00 plus tax.  When you call to set your reservation, let them know you are with the Porsche Club or PCA to get the discounted rate. 

Their address is: 1251 Virginia Ave Willcox, AZ 85643.  Phone number: (520) 384-3333

link: Google Maps Link to Holiday Inn Express

*Subject to change per PCA guidelines due to Covid-19 concerns. 

 

Track Layout:

 

 

Event requirements

Pre-Registration Requirements: 

Age & License Requirements

You must be at least 18 years old and possess a valid driver's license to participate in this event. You will be required to present your driver's license at check-in. 

Speedwaiver Requirement (New)

Speedwaiver is a new method of electronically signing the required PCA waivers to attend driving events.  Historically, we have had attendees sign these waivers in person at the gates during check-in.  However, this new process allows you to sign the waivers electronically, utilizing your smart phone (You must have a smart phone to e-sign).  After you have registered for the event, you'll be provided a link to sign the waivers.  You'll need to type your name and cell phone number.  A text message will then be sent to your phone to start the electronic signature process.  After successfully signing the waivers, a link will be provided to access your signatures.  You'll need to show this proof to the person at the gate, so don't forget to bring your cell phone! 

Helmets / Clothing

You must have a Snell rated (SA2010 or SA2015) automotive helmet. Open-faced and closed-face style helmets are permitted, however, motorcycle helmets are not permitted- these usually have the designation "M" preceding the year i.e. M2010 or M2015.  If you do not own a helmet that meets those requirement, AZ PCA has used helmets available in very limited quantity and size at the track FOR PURCHASE ONLY.  Due to COVID-19 concerns, they are not available for rent, but for purchase for $35..  Please specify that you need to borrow one during the registration process. Closed toe shoes are required and pants are preferred (no shorts please).  Attendees and any guest(s) will be required to sign a track liability waiver form at the track entrance. 

Check-in / Schedule

Check-in at the track will be conducted at the gate entry to the track. Gates open at 7:30 am and check-in closes at approximately 8:30 am when the driver's meeting starts*.  A schedule will be provided at check-in.  

Track Tours: Track tour will be the first session of the day. You must be present for the driver's meeting at 8:30 am. 

Driver Check-In Requirements and Drivers Meeting

Check in will be conducted at the gate entry to the track - Prepare for a line.  You must check in at the gate prior to the mandatory driver's meeting that starts at approximately 8:30 am to document that you are present.  When you check in at the gate, you will need to present your Driver's License and your cell phone with the signed SpeedWaiver form on screen- please make sure you have it on hand with you so that we can provide you your registration packet.  The registration packet consists of the day's schedule, vehicle safety tech form, track map, and wrist bands for your run group. Check in closes 10 minutes before the driver's meeting starts- if you have not (at minimum) checked in at the gate before the meeting starts, you will not be permitted to participate in the event and your registration may be forfeited per the cancellation terms.  Prepare for a line at the gate and arrive early. You have a one hour window to check in the morning of the event- from approximately 7:30 am to 8:30 am. 

Vehicle Pre-Technical Inspection and Vehicle Numbers

A pre-technical inspection must be performed on your car prior to the event (exception: Track Tour and Autocross-only participants do not need to complete).  If you are qualified to complete the inspection on your own, you may do so i.e. self-tech is ok.  Otherwise, have a shop perform the tech inspection for you.  If you are self-tech'ing, print your name on the form where it states "Tech Inspector Name"

Download and print out the pre-tech form here:  2019-2020 AZ PCA Driver Tech Form.pdf   

Complete the pre-tech form and bring it with you to the event.  You will turn it in when the final safety tech is performed at the event. 

If you are not qualified nor know someone that is qualified to perform the pre-tech inspection, the following three shops are able to perform the pre-tech inspection for you:

McIlvain Motors in Tempe, AZ   https://www.mcilvainmotors.com/

Beck's European in N. Scottsdale, AZ  https://beckseuropean.com/

Autohaus Tucson in Tucson, AZ   http://www.autohaustucson.com/

The final safety tech at the morning of the event will consist of checking for: Loose objects in the car, functioning brake light, gas cap and battery secure, wheel lugs torqued, any leaking fluids, approved helmet, proper attire, and car numbers in place (you will choose your car number during the registration process here).  Vehicle numbers are to be placed on both the driver and passenger door.  Numbers must be 10" tall or greater.  Using blue or white painter's tape to form numbers is acceptable. 

The final safety tech form will be provided to you when you check in at the gate.  You will then take your car with your two tech forms (the pre-tech and final safety tech form) to the vehicle tech area to have it checked for final safety and that your car numbers are in place.  It is recommended that you get to the event early to avoid long lines at vehicle tech. 

FRIDAY AFTERNOON VEHICLE SAFETY TECH / EARLY CHECK-IN STARTING AT 3:30 PM
If you want to get a head start on the weekend (and we highly recommend it), we will be conducting early check-in and have vehicles being final safety tech'd early at the track between 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM on Friday, November 6.   Please bring your vehicle pre-tech form and your car to the track and we will provide your registration packet and get your vehicle safety tech'd for the weekend. 

Harnesses and HANS Devices

If your vehicle has a multi-point harness system, you are also required to utilize a head and neck restraint system (HANS device). Because the PCA rule of equal restraint applies, if there will be a passenger in your car (such as an instructor) there must be both a harness system and a HANS device available and used by that passenger.

Convertibles MUST have roll-over protection- either built in from the OEM, or aftermarket. Porsche convertibles from the beginning of the Boxster era have adequate built-in roll over protection from the factory. Convertibles should be driven with the top-up. If there is no convertible top, hand restraints must be worn. 

Sound Restrictions for INDE

There are no sound restrictions at Inde Motorsports Ranch! 

Track Layout


 


 

*Subject to change per PCA guidelines due to Covid-19 concerns. 

 


 

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Inde Motorsports Ranch

Willcox, AZ
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