Sat, Jan 8, 2022

Castle Practice Event

Castle Air Force Base

About this event

!!!ATTENTION!!!

Because this is a practice event, we are limiting to those who have participated in at least 5 previous autocross events.

There is no camping or overnight access.

Those over 65 may be required to work. We will do our best to accommodate those with special work requirements.

Cancellations will not be accepted after registration closes.

  • Work/Run Groups will be determined after we get a better idea of attendance. All groups will be in the morning. There will not be a midday/lunch break. If you are running these events, plan on being there in the morning.
  • Onsite waiver and registration check-in will only be open from 7:30 – 8:45am.
  • Bottled water WILL NOT BE PROVIDED – please make sure to bring your own
  • What should I bring to the event?
  • Helmet
  • Water & food
  • Sunscreen

 

Event process

Entrance to site and Waiver/Registration

  1. Entrance to the site should be via Thunderbird Ave.The paddock area will be the lot at the north east corner ot Turbine and Thunderbird. Please do not show up before 7am!
  2. Each car entering the site will be required to stop at Waiver/Registration area and sign the SCCA waiver as well as the site specific waiver. Everyone in the vehicle will sign the waiver sheets. 
  3. Waiver Wristbands for entrants and crew will be provided and put on before moving to the paddock.
  4. Entrants will inform registration of their name and car info from their car.
  5. Entrants will be confirmed their work assignment at Registration

Grid and Tech

  1. Grid will retain its usual A and B style grid set up, with 2 driver cars in the designated 2 driver lane. 
  2. Tech will be on grid as usual and use the following steps:

2019 or 2020 Annual Tech sticker already on car : 

    1. Entrant will do their expected self-tech to the vehicle before arriving on grid.

All cars that do not have 2019 or 2020 annual tech stickers will follow this process:

  1. A Tech inspector will come up to your car, YOU NEED TO BE AT THE CAR WHEN THIS HAPPENS!
  2. Tech inspector will physically go through the OUTSIDE items on the car.    This may include, but not limited to : all lugnuts present/tight, wheel bearings are tight, battery properly secured, helmet is legal.
  3. Tech inspector will ask the entrant to demonstrate the INSIDE items on the car : no loose items in car (floormats OK only if secured properly by FACTORY tie-down points), throttle/brake/clutch pedals return as expected, seat belts/harnesses OK.
  4. Tech will apply tech sticker on vehicle windshield or other appropriate spot

Work Assignments 

Timing trailer

  • Trailer will have minimal staff, prior experience is required
  • Timing trailer is off limits to all except those working in the timing trailer

Reminder: You have to work! We keep a running list of those of you have skipped out on work. Check it out HERE and make sure you aren't on it.

Be sure to verify your number/class comination is available by comparing it to the taken class numbers found HERE

Cancellations will not be accepted after registration closes.

Event requirements

All participants must be SCCA members. This can be an annual SCCA membership, or a Weekend membership

Loaner Helmets are available on site.

Costs: 

Regional Event Entry (pre-registered): $60

Regional Event Entry (on-site registration): $75 

Weekend Membership: $15

Cancellations will not be accepted after registration closes.

Entries (122)

AM
Andrew McKee
JW
James West
LL
Luis Luna
DW
David Whisnant
DD
Dave Dunwoodie
CW
Carl Winkler
JL
John Leet
JL
John Lawrence

Castle Air Force Base

Atwater, CA

Organizer

Autocross/Solo organized by

SCCA - San Francisco Region - Solo

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Event over!