Thu, Jul 18, 2024

BMWCCA PSR HPDE @ RIDGE July 18th, 2024

Ridge Motorsports Park, Road Course

About this event

Come join BMW CCA Puget Sound on July 18th for another great High Performance Driving Education(HPDE) at The Ridge Motorsport Park.

Cost: $375 for the day, including lunch. Note: MSR has added an additional $2 fee per registration unless you are a Hagerty Drivers Club member.

Confirmation: You be wait listed initially and confirmed as soon as possible given run group capacity and instructor availability. You will be charged upon confirmation.

BMWCCA Puget Sound Region has provided High Performance Driving events at for more than 40 years. We have a very good safety record and an experienced group of volunteer Instructors and staff.

Our Values

  • Safety -First and foremost.
  • Fun
  • Educational – emphasis on improving skills.
  • Welcoming— Friendly and casual.
  • Approachable
  • Inclusive—Open to all members with all skills and all types of cars.

Attendees are assigned to one of three run groups by the Chief Driving Instructor, based on the skills and abilities of the driver, vehicle, and other participating drivers.  Groups run from Novice, where all drivers are instructed to Advanced/Instructors where all drivers are Solo.  Other may be instructed or solo depending on driver skill. Passing rules run from limited to open depending on run group.  Drivers are expected to advance over time with improving skills and abilities.

Following time on track, run groups will meet in educational breakout sessions for discussion about the track, conditions, traffic management, driving theory, and tips for improvement.  

See for more information about the HPDE program.

Cancelation Policy: Refunds will only be provided for cancelations two weeks prior to the event.  No refunds or credits will be provided thereafter including for mechanical, weather conditions, track conditions or track incidents.




Event requirements

Membership: You must be a current member of BMW CCA to register.  If you are not a member, please join at:  to receive a valid membership number.  You do not need to own a BMW to become a member or run in our events.  Event registrations will not be confirmed until membership can be validated. Reciprocal  Instructors who are members of ACNW or PNWR may enroll without BMW CCA membership.              

Participation Requirements:

  • Valid Driver's License
  • 18 Year Minimum age
  •  Open wheeled vehicles are not permitted. Convertibles with soft tops or fully removable hardtops are not permitted. Vehicles with integrated retractable factory hardtops are now permitted (e.g. F33 4 Series)
  • Snell 2015 or 2020  SA or M rated Helmet.  Some helmets will be available for rental
  • Equal restraints for passenger and driver, (Seats, belts, harnesses, etc.,)
  • Tech Inspection completed within 28 days of the event. 
  • Track and Club waivers must be signed electronically prior to the event

Tech Inspections: The safe condition and operation of your vehicle is your responsibility.  We highly encourage a qualified shop inspect your vehicle.  If you are a qualified individual and are confident you have the skills and expertise to inspect your own vehicle, you may do so, however it remains your responsibility to confirm that your car is safe and meets the inspection standards at each event. 
Note:  Brake fluid must be changed at least every 6 events or one year, whichever is sooner.

All tech forms must be submitted online in MSR or emailed to the registrar prior to the event.  Paper forms will not be accepted at the track.

Insurance:  Most insurance policies do not cover any loss or damage to your person or car for accidents that occur at the track.  Supplemental Insurance may be available from Hagerty or Lockton.

Guests:  Please let the registrar know if you plan to have guest join as they must also complete waivers to enter the track area.  Minors will need additional waivers, signed by the parent.

Ridge Motorsports Park, Road Course

Shelton, WA
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HPDE organized by

BMW CCA - Puget Sound Chapter

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