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Bertil Roos Racing School Graduate Camp

Bertil Roos Racing School Graduate Camp

Bertil Roos Racing School

Tuesday, May 28 — Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Palm Beach International Raceway, Jupiter, FL

Registration closed May 27, 2019 11:59 PM on May 27, 2019 11:59 PM EDT Registration ends May 27, 2019 11:59 PM on May 27, 2019 11:59 PM EDT Registration opens November 29, 2018 12:00 AM on November 29, 2018 12:00 AM EST Registration runs from November 29, 2018 12:00 AM to May 27, 2019 11:59 PM

More Seat Time, Less Stress!

The Bertil Roos Graduate Camp is a program designed to give newcomers to the world of road racing an opportunity for more seat time and training without the pressures and stress of a normal competition race weekend. Because this program is for those drivers who have just obtained a race or competition license recently, those who attend this event will be training and competing with other drivers that are at par with their current experience level. This allows for drivers who attend this event to feel more relaxed while conducting sessions and laps, and also more accurately gauge their progress against the other drivers.

A Steep Learning Curve!

The first day of the Graduate Camp contains only 1 singular goal: improve upon driver weaknesses and desired skills as much as possible. Upon registration, drivers will be evaluating their own strengths and weaknesses when it comes to racing. The drivers will then be assigned to instructors who the Bertil Roos Racing School feels will be the best match to help the drivers improve their skills based upon their assessment.

The first day of the Graduate Camp is extremely unique in the fact that it is designed much like an open track day, where the instructors and students have free reign to practice and train at their own discretion. Throughout the on-track sessions, instructors may either observe the student's driving from a specific part of the track, or they may jump into the cars to work on wheel to wheel training with the students. When off track, instructors will have the opportunity to discuss any race related topic with the students that they feel need to be addressed to improve the student's driving and racing skills. There is no agenda to this day, just training and racing.

Some Interesting Competition!

The second day of the Graduate Camp will be a competition day. Much like any other competition weekend, there will be practice, qualifying, and races. Practice and qualifying are conducted as normal, with the instructors observing how the students tackle these session and relaying the appropriate feedback. The races are when things become interesting.

There are 3 races within this day overall. All 3 are sprint-type races, consisting of 6-8 laps. Race 1 consists of a completely random grid procedure, where the drivers are placed on grid based on a "lottery drawing". The grid from Race 2 is based on the finishing order of Race 1, but the order will be reversed. The winner of the race will start last, while the driver who finished last will start first, and so on in between. Race 3 will have a familiar grid procedure, with starting positions based on qualifying times from fastest to slowest.

These unusual grid procedures are intended to give the most experience to drivers of all skill levels. We intend for drivers who are used to being up front to experience the back of the back, and for drivers who haven't held a pole position yet to experience what it is like to be at the front of a pack. These procedures also allow for more wheel to wheel action situations which is valuable practice for all drivers.

Rain? Of Course We Race In The Rain!

The Bertil Roos Racing School will continue with the scheduled program rain or shine. Drivers whom experience a day in the rain will learn that driving in wet conditions is an art all on its own, and is more fun than it sounds. Driving in wet conditions is an opportunity to gain a good amount of car control experience and and really learning to feel what the car is doing. The only weather that will cause an event cancelation is stormy or extreme weather conditions. Please refer to our website ( or call our office to learn about our weather-related cancelation policy.

Custom Made Formula Cars Built For Safety And Speed!

The new Bertil Roos Formula R/T-2000 offers a unique handling characteristic that will appeal to both the beginner drivers, looking to develop their skills, and Bertil Roos veterans looking to take on a new challenge. This car is used exclusively at Palm Beach International Raceway and in our Bertil Roos Winter Race Series.

The car boasts a 140 hp, 2 liter, 4-cylinder, fuel injected engine and a 5-speed sequential transmission. Weighing just 1,400 lbs, the R/T 2000 is capable of speeds up to 130 mph and accelerates from 0-60 in just 4.5 seconds.

In the corners, the R/T-2000 can achieve up to 2g’s of lateral force on high performance radial tires. This allows students to feel both maximum traction and learn the subtleties of slip angle management that is paramount to mastering performance driving.


Is This Program Right For You? Find Out Today!

This program is intended for drivers who have completed all the necessary training to race competitively, but have minimal experience in the road racing world. Drivers who have been absent from the sport of racing and wish to jump back in are also encouraged to attend this program. Upon registration on motorsports.reg, please contact our office to confirm your experience level via calling us at 1-800-722-3669, or emailing us at Feel free to contact us at any time if you have any further questions regarding this program as well.

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