Fri, May 21, 2021

CCCR Buttonwillow DE May 21, 2021

Buttonwillow Raceway

About this event


California Central Coast Region PCA is holding a Driver Education at Buttonwillow Raceway  Friday May 21, 2021,  sponsored by SGS Independent Porsche Care. Registration is open for PCA members and non-PCA members. This not a Porsche only event.

We have fantastic sponsers to help with the costs of the Driver's Edcuation events to help kep the prices lower for the participants. Please support these great business in the future!

Independant Porsche Care SGS Independant Porsche Care run by Guy Ober, 750 Francis St., San Luis Obispo, CA, one of the top Porsche Repair shops in California. Guy also supplies the tech required for all Diver's Edcuation events to all driver's free of charge! SGS Independent Porsche Care - Serving San Luis Obispo, CA

Porsche Santa Barbara, 402 S. Hope Street, Santa Barbara, Ca. They are a long time supporter of our club. Next time your looking for a Porsche please give them a call. Porsche Santa Barbara | Luxury Auto Dealership and Service Center, CA

Maximum entry for this DE is 125 drivers with 4 run groups,including, student intermidiate, advanced and expert. Due to Covid restrictions. All drivers must have a minimum of 4 days track experience or have a signed log book by PCA certified instructor. We now have in car instruction available with a few restrictions. Student and Instructor are to be fully vaccinated against Covid 19 a minimum of two weeks prior to the event. Proof of vaccination is required. Hemets are required at all times in the car. You will exit the car as soon as possible. You both must agree to be in close contact. Outside of the car, all Covid restrictions wil be followed. If your eligibility is in question, please contact Bob Bruington, or 805 431-0919.

If one day of track is not enough for you, our good friends at Golden Gate Region will follow our event the 22nd and 23rd. You can register at MSR.

This event will use Buttonwillow Track Layout #1 run Clock Wise with Star Mazda.

Snell SA2010 or newer helmets are required. 2010 helmets are approved until June 30, 2021

Registration after 5/15/21 will not include a t-shirt


This is a rain or shine event!

On the morning of the event, the 21st, registration at the track will open at 6:00 AM and close just before the mandatory drivers meeting at 7:30 AM. 

We recommend you study a track video.  Buttonwillow instructional video - YouTube

Several hotels are available in area for you to choose. Camping and RV sites are available at the track, please contact the Buttonwillow Raceway for information. Garages are available on request from  Buttonwillow Raceway.

Event requirements

We follow PCA DE guidelines.  Please pay attention to the race seat belt requirements for Zone 8.   2021 DE rules require helmets be Snell SA2010 or newer. 2010 helmets are approved until Dec 31, 2021 Approved helmets are not available for rent at Buttonwillow Raceway.  

Approved clothing will be required. Cotton longsleeve tee shirt, full lenth cotton pants, closed toe shoes.

To maintain social distance requiremts we are asking drivers to have cars teched prior to the event. The tech form should be emailed to at least three days in advance. We accept completed Tech Forms from any legitimate auto focused business. Our tech form is available at . Tech will not be available at the track.  If you are near San Luis Obispo, we offer a free tech at SGS Independent Porsche Care, 750 Francis St. San Luis Obispo, CA. on a date to be determined.

2021 DE  rules  require helmets be Snell 2010 or 2015.  Up to date helmets are not available for rent at Buttonwillow Raceway, please bring your approved helmet. Head and neck restraints are required with all 5 and 6 point harness systems. All harness systems must be used with a approved racing seat and certified with the last 5 years. Subject to change.

To make entry to the track quickly it  would be strongley suggested to email a PCA Covid release to prior to event

Form is here CCCR Covid 19 DE Procedures.docx

If you have questions, please contact Bob Bruington, 805 431-0919 or email

Entries (72)

Shawn Collins
Kim Dais
Steve Dais
Kelly McKnight
Sean Neel
Steven Taty
Jimmy Peter
Ron Randolph

Buttonwillow Raceway

Buttonwillow, CA
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Download track map


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PCA - California Central Coast Region

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