Sun, Jun 20, 2021

Cascade (CSCC) TT & HPDE Advanced ONLY June 20

Portland Int'l Raceway

About this event


 

Cascade Sports Car Club Track Time Trial & HPDE Track Day at Portland International Raceway

Track Time Trials (TT) & High Performance Driver Education (HPDE)

PLEASE JOIN US FOR A TRACK DAY EVENT IN CONJUNCTION WITH A CLUB RACE

*** THIS IS A CHICANE EVENT ***


This event is a great opportunity to come out and be part of our club race weekend! Between your sessions on track there will be race group qualifying and afternoon races! Spend the day driving and when not driving, watching some great racing. 

LIMIT: 20 CARS (combined TT & HPDE)

COST

  • EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT -- Save $25 when you register by June 6, 2021
    • Track Time Trials @ $180
    • HPDE Advanced @ $150
  • Register on or after June 7, 2021
    • Track Time Trials @ $205
    • HPDE Advanced @ $175
HPDE Advanced Only Drivers: Please read our HPDE Information Packet for event information and FAQ’s. You’ll find answers to many common questions about run groups, how the days are scheduled and the best place for you to start in one of our fun and informative events. (Some information in this may not apply as this event is HPDE Advanced Only. 

 

Track Time Trial (TT) Drivers: Unlike other TT events, ours is structured to place an emphasis on driving consistenly fast laps rather than getting that one overall fast lap. The first session in the morning will be a practice and qualifying session, where your fastest lap time is used to establish which class you will be placed in: TT-A, TT-B, or TT-C. Classification is entirely lap time based and is not determined by car or modifications. The remaining sessions are used to earn points: fastest lap in your TT class from each session, and the numbers of laps that are consistent with your average lap times in that session. You’ll find the TT event rules and scoring procedures, including answers to many common questions about how our track events are structured and what to expect in our TT Event Information Packet.

 

Minimum Qualifications for both HPDE and TT

  • Must have a minimum of three (3) days of advanced level solo track experience within the last 2 years with CSCC or another recognized organization. 
    • Autocross/Solo2 and SCCA Track Night in America are not valid track experience for this event. 
    • There are no speed limits and passing is allowed only in designated sections. The morning TT/HPDE driver's meeting will go over the passing areas and rules. 
    • TT & HPDE Advanced participants are held to a higher standard due to their experience and the fact that there will be no instructor in the car. Drive smart and safe. 
  • All entrants must be at least 18 years old and possess a current valid Driver's license. 
    • PLEASE VERIFY YOUR DRIVER'S LICENSE EXPIRATION DATE BEFORE REGISTERING. Schedule a renewal if needed. 
  • Helmets are required -- Snell SA2005 or newer. 
  • You will be using your own car for these events. Vehicles that are "daily driven" are welcome and no special or extraordinary requirements are needed. 
    • Convertibles and cars with removable hard tops may require additional protection devices -- CSCC-ConvertibleRollbarRequirements.pdf
    • Fully prepared and caged racecars are also permitted. 
    • Open wheel cars are not allowed in this group. 
  • All cars will go through a minor tech inspection on the morning of the track day, but it is the responsibility of the participant to ensure that their car is in good mechanical condition. 
  • You car needs the following, at minimum: 
    • Adequate tire tread 
    • Proper tire inflation 
    • Loose items removed 
    • No cracks in windshield within driver's view and no cracks that go through all windshield layers 
    • Seat belts in good condition and working order (5 or 6 point harness for drivers in convertibles) 
    • Driver seat secure 
    • Brake lights functional 
    • Ensure the positive terminal on the battery is properly covered 
    • The battery needs to be mechanically secured to the car 
    • The helmet requirement is Snell SA2005, or newer 
    • Roll bar (make sure you read the Roll Bar Standards for convertibles
    • Eye protection (convertibles), can be a closed face helmet with a visor/shield 

 

The tentative schedule at this time is (this schedule is subject to change and will be finalized as we get closer to the event date):

  • Trackside registration/check-in is from 7:30 AM - 8 AM
    • You must first register online here in MSR before the event
  • Tech opens at 7:30 AM in the pre-grid area
  • Mandatory HPDE/TT driver's meeting at 8 AM in the pre-grid area
  • First session on track at 9 AM
  • Second session on track at 11:40 AM
  • Third session on track at 1 PM

 

We need at least 13 entries by June 6, 2021, in order to keep the event. 
The event may be cancelled if we do not have this minimum number of registered drivers.  

 

Due to the on-going COVID-19 pandemic, the following information applies to all participants and guests at this event. 

PLEASE REVIEW THESE DOCUMENTS CAREFULLY 
PIR COVID-19 Operation Rules Participants June 16 2020 Rev 4.pdf 
PIR COVID-19 Operation Rules June 16 2020 Rev 4.pdf 

All attendees and staff will be required to wear a face-covering any time they are outside of their own vehicle or personal parking spot.

PLEASE NOTE: PIR will likely have revised 2021 COVID-19 requirements for this event. These event details will be updated with this information once it has been provided to us by PIR.

 

For more information see our website: www.CascadeSportsCarClub.org

PIR Policies

CSCC Track Event Supplemental Rules (includes sound limits imposed by the track and city) 

 

For questions not answered here or in our information packets (linked above), please con­tact our Track Day / HPDE coordinator at: trackdayhpde@cascadesportscarclub.org or call / text 503-809-1521.

  

Event requirements

TT & HPDE Track Day Requirements

Safety is our primary concern. Cars and personal safety equipment will be inspected on the day of the event prior to being allowed on track. This inspection and roll bar acceptance is not a certification of a car’s safety or its ability to withstand the stress of this driving event. You are fully responsible for finding and remedying any safety issues prior to the event.

PERSONAL SAFETY

  • A helmet certified as SA2005 or newer is required. We have a limited quantity of helmets available to rent ($10).
  • Long pants and closed-toe shoes are requiredWe strongly recommend 100% cotton or Nomex clothing: underwear/bra/socks, long-sleeve shirts, long pants; leather shoes and gloves (no nylon inserts).
    • If you have made track driving your hobby, we highly recommend that you invest in Nomex driving attire. Please do your research before buying, as "not all that glitters is gold." 

VEHICLE SAFETY

You will bring and use your own vehicle. It may be a daily-driver, modified street car, or fully-prepped racecar. It must be in good condition, free of leaks or safety issues, with fully-functioning seat belts (for driver and instructor, and must be the same level & quality for both), and plenty of brakes and tire tread. We also recommend installing at least a partial roll cage in your car (but this is not a requirement for HPDE).

It is the participants responsibility to ensure that their car is in satisfactory condition, especially all safety equipment, for the rigors of high performance driving on a racetrack. 

Per our insurance requirements, all entrants must be 18 years of age or older and show a valid driver's license at registration.

The following are the vehicle items that are covered in the event technical inspection:

  • Adequate tire tread
  • Proper tire inflation
  • Loose items removed
  • No cracks in windshield within driver's view and no cracks that go through all windshield layers 
  • Seat belts in good condition and working order (5 or 6 point harness for drivers in convertibles) 
  • Driver seat secure
  • Brake lights functional
  • Ensure the positive terminal on the battery is properly covered
  • The battery needs to be mechanically secured to the car
  • Roll bar (make sure you read the Roll Bar Standards for convertibles)
  • Eye protection (convertibles), can be a closed face helmet with a visor/shield 

SPECIAL NOTE ABOUT CONVERTIBLES

Convertibles are defined as cars with retractable tops, whether soft-top or folding hardtop. Convertibles are not allowed to participate in sessions driven at speed without a roll bar and a 5- or 6-point harness for each occupant (which also implies seats that allow for proper mounting and routing of the 5- or 6-point harness). Arm restraints are strongly recommended. The use of a roll bar meeting the minimum requirements is described in CSCC-ConvertibleRollbarRequirements.pdf. Cars equipped with only factory popup posts are not allowed.

Cars with factory-installed, fixed rollover protection or removable roof sections (including Targa tops and T-tops) may be allowed only if the both the driver and passenger are within the protection of the Helmet Reference Plane described in section A.1 in CSCC-ConvertibleRollbarRequirements.pdf

 

PAYMENT

This online registration process uses a "deferred payment" process. Your credit card will not be charged until the week prior to the event. A pre-authorization check is done electronically to confirm validity and capacity of your account by MotorsportReg.com (MSR), much like a hotel might do. The pre-authorization should fall off your account within 24-72 hours depending on your bank card's practices. DEBIT CARD USERS, you can use your card on MSR, but you should treat the pre-authorization as a debit and account for this until the "hold" is dropped by your bank.

Cancellation requests sent through MSR must be acknowledged by the CSCC HPDE event registrar to ensure any eligible refunds are applied to your method of payment. Note that your registration is reserving one (1) of a limited number of spots for this event. As such, you must be aware of our cancellation policy, which is:

  • No charges will be processed on your account if you cancel 7 or more days before the event date
  • A $50 late cancellation fee will be charged if you cancel 2 to 6 days before the event
  • You will be charged the full amount if you cancel less than 48 hours before the event or are a no show

*** PLEASE NOTE that your registration reserves one (1) of a limited number of spots for this event. You will be charged if you do not cancel prior to the event, even if you do not show and participate. 

 

TT & HPDE Advanced Requirements

  • Must have prior approval from a CSCC instructor for participating in HPDE Advanced, or have a verifiable history of advanced solo HPDE track day events within the past two (2) years. 
    • This prior history must be present in your MotorsportReg.com account. Otherwise, you will need to submit this driving history to the event registrar via email. 
    • Autocross/Solo2 and SCCA Track Night in America are not valid track experience for this event. 
  • Must understand and obey all flags and CSCC HPDE passing rules. 
    • You will be driving without an instructor and you will be expected to follow all rules and safety communications at all times. 

 

For event information and FAQ’s, CLICK HERE to read our HPDE Information Packet or HERE for the TT Event Information. You’ll find answers to many common questions regardoing rules, how the days are scheduled and the best place for you to start on one of our fun events. 

Entries (24)

EA
Ed Assed
RO
Rj Ollie
ML
Mitch Lum
SF
Sean Fogli
AL
Andy Lee
EM
Edgar Mayen
KP
Kevin Phillips
JH
John Haswell

Portland Int'l Raceway

Portland, OR
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