About this event
If you're considering advancing to the ranks of BMW CCA Club Racing, or interested in accelerating your driving experience, the BimmerWorld BMW CCA Club Race School at NJMP Lightning is the event is for you. The school is open to BMW CCA HPDE advanced students and instructors, as well as participants with equivalent driving experience from other recognized car clubs and organizations.
The BimmerWorld BMW CCA Club Race School is hosted by the Delaware Valley Chapter at NJMP Lightning on August 13-14, 2022. This is 2 days on the 1.9 mile Lighting circuit which features 10 turns including the distinctive "light bulb" .
Successful completion of the school will allow you to apply for a provisional (rookie) BMW CCA Club Race license and may qualify you for a NASA, SCCA, AER, Porsche, CASC-OR (Canada), or other race licenses.
The BimmerWorld BMW CCA Club Race School consists of eight classroom sessions and eight track sessions. The classroom curriculum covers the fundamentals of closed circuit, door-to-door performance driving, competitive passing techniques, driver/race car preparation, and knowledge of BMW CCA Club racing rules. On the track, you’ll experience various passing exercises, driving three-wide at speed, green-flag practice starts, and a full simulated race exercise; all under the watchful eye of the BimmerWorld and BMW CCA Club Racing On-track Instructors. The learning is accelerated, the driving is fast, and the experience is unforgettable!
Any car suitable for use in a BMW CCA HPDE event can be used. Participants do not need a race prepared car, and all manufactures/models of cars are welcome. It is recommended that you utilize all the safety equipment that you and your car have at all times. Helmet requirements - The state of New Jersey requires a full-face helment with shield installed (you do not have to use the face shield in a closed-top car). Open-face helmets are not permitted for this event. SNELL 2015 or NEWER HELMETS REQUIRED.
Cost for the two day school: $750
Cancellations will be accepted until two weeks prior to the start date of an event. Any cancellation received on or prior to the respective cancellation date will be charged a 10% fee to cover processing costs. Any cancellation request following the cancellation date is subject to forfeiture of the entire entry fee if the Registrar is unable to fill your slot.
Maybe you have some friends or family who are not ready for a club race school, but would love some HPDE track time on Lightning. Have them signup with DelVal Chapter's HPDE for this event and enjoy being at the track together. For more information on the DelVal HPDE event:
You must be a member of the BMW Car Club of America to register and participate in the BimmerWorld BMW CCA Club Race School. Click here to join the BMW CCA https://www.bmwcca.org
You may register now. However, before being accepted to attend the BimmerWorld BMW CCA Club Race School you must submit your driving resume (ASAP) to the Chief Instructor – Shaun McKenzie at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you’re not selected to attend, your payment will be refunded.
Your resume should detail:
- Your current driver proficiency level (advanced, instructor and/or racer)
- The make, model, year, and modifications to your car
- Driving/racing organizations and tracks you have driven and total number of track days
- The type of events (driving schools, club days, open lapping, race schools, time trials, etc.) that you have run
- If you have been signed off to drive solo, how many track days you have driven solo
- The name and email address for two references (HPDE Chief Instructor, driving instructor, racing coach or licensed racer)
All track vehicles will be required to undergo a technical inspection prior to the event. Inspections should be performed by a qualified individual or shop. Self tech. inspection is acceptable. Please note however, this technical inspection is very important to your safety. Also, a good technical inspection helps ensure you have a reliable car; car breakdowns and not completing all of the track exercises will prevent you from successfully completing the school. If you are unsure of your ability to self tech. we highly recommend you use a qualified shop no more than 30 days prior to the date of the event.
Please down load the Tech Form and use it for your car's inspection. Bring the completed Tech Form with you to the event. You must present your completed Student Tech Form to tech prior to event registration at the track. (Do not mail your Tech to the registrar.) Once your Tech Form has been approved by the tech inspector, you can then present the form and your completed Medical Form to the registrar to obtain your registration packet.
Drivers are solely responsible for the safe condition of their vehicles, and for any damages to track property during the event.