Fri, May 3, 2024

CCCR DE Buttonwillow May 3rd 2024

Buttonwillow Raceway

About this event


The California Central Coast Region Porsche Club will hold a Driver Education track day at Buttonwillow Raceway for PCA members and non-PCA members on May 3rd., 2024. We will have beginner, intermediate, advanced and expert sessions. Instructors will be available on a first come first serve basis. PCA requires at least four days track experience or be signed off by an instructor to drive solo. If your eligibility is in question, please contact Bob Bruington at Aircooled911sc@gmail.com.  This not a Porsche exclusive event, many other cars are qualified to join. The track layout will be #1 Counter clockwise.

Each run group will be limited to 25 cars. Please don't wait until the last minute. to register.

Early check in and safety tech will be available May 2nd at the raceway near the Pavilion, starting at 4:30pm. We encourage you to take advantage of early registration then join us for dinner at the Raceway Cafe. A social hour will start at 5:30pm, dinner at 6:30, come early, register your car, then enjoy the company of your fellow drivers. Dinner will include steak and chicken fajitas, beans, rice and all of the fixings. Soft drinks, water, limited beer and wine are included.

To keep the Drivers Education events prices down for the participants, we have fantastic help from our sponsors. Please support these great business in the future!

The Stable owned by Brian Pritt and managed 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 Driver's Education events to all drivers free of charge! The free tech at the Stable will be April 9th, 5:30pm to 7:00pm. Please give them a call at 805 545 9323 or visit thier wedsite San Luis Obispo Auto Repair - The Stable GS Independent Porsche Care - Serving San Luis Obispo, CA

Our newest Sponsor, is Porsche of San Luis Obispo,12100 Los Osos Valley Rd, San Luis Obispo. Be sure to drop by to see the fantastic facilities completed just two years ago. A beautiful building, service area and showroom. Their expert staff will help you with anything you may require, from buying a new car, to service, to just talking cars  Porsche San Luis Obispo is the dealership to work with. Please give them a call at 805 457-4701 or visit their website  Porsche Dealership in San Luis Obispo CA | Seving San Luis Obispo and Chorro | Porsche San Luis Obispo

If you would like more than one day at the track, Golden Gate Region will have a two day DE on the 4th and 5th following our event. Register here for GGR PCA-GGR DE 3 / TT 2 - Duel in the Desert

This is  a rain or shine event.

Camping sites with hookups and garages are available through the track.

Eary registration and safety tech at the track will open May 2nd at 4:00 PM to 6:00pm, then the day of the DE, May 3rd, registration will open at 6:30 and close just before the mandatory drivers meeting at 7:30AM.  

Fuel:  Various grades of fuel will be available at the track.

Food will be available at the track.

We recommend you study a track video.Buttonwillow #1 CCW Instruction - YouTube


 

 

 

Event requirements

                                            
                                              
Mural at The Stable, by Chuck Jennings

 

We follow PCA DE guidelines.  Please pay attention to the race seat belt requirements for Zone 8. We accept completed Tech Forms from any legitimate auto focused business. Our prefered Tech form here: New CCCR tech form.docx We will accept GGR tech inspection forms or log books Self Tech is not allowed. The gates will be open at 6:30am, bring your completed tech form and 2015SA or newer helmet to registration. Registration will close at 7:30am. If you are near San Luis Obispo, we offer a free tech inspection at The Stable, 750 Francis St., San Luis Obispo, CA., Thursday, April 25th, 5:30pm to 7:00pm.  Please have full tech completed prior to attending the event! Tech is not available at the track.

Head and neck restraints are required with all 5 and  6 point harness systems. Harness system are required to be used with an approved race seat. Harness systems must be certified within the last 5 years.

A PCA requires a safety check of your car within 24 hrs of the event. Have your numbers in place, loose objects removed, head and neck restraints if required. The safety check will be at the grid area. Please drive your car to the grid area prior to the first session. You will not be allowed on the track without the safety check.

Early registration will be available May 2nd at the raceway near the Pavilion, starting at 4:00pm. We encourage you to take advantage of early registration and safety check, then join us for a dinner at the Raceway Cafe. Social hour will start 5:30, dinner will start at 6:30, come early, register your car, then enjoy the company of your fellow drivers. Dinner will include chicken or steak fajitas, beans rice with all of the with all the fixings. Soft drinks, water, limited beer and wine are included.

All participants must sign the insurance waivers at the gate prior to entry.

Proper clothing will be mandatory. Cotton long sleeve tee shirt, full length cotton pants, closed toe shoes.

Starting 1/1/19 PCA has required a head and neck restraint devise for any car with 5 or 6 point harness systems. Please visit  https://www.zone8.org/assets/docs/2021/2021Z8RulesRev2.pdf  for the complete set of rules. Instructors please note, if you have a passenger in your car, he or she, must have equal restraints to yours including head and neck restraints.

This is a rain or shine event.

Zone 8 requirements for car numbers are 8" height minimum, 1" stroke/width minimum and legible at a distance of 100 feet for the sides of the car and for the front hood of the car. Alternatively, front numbers may be mounted on the upper right corner of the windshield (from the driver’s perspective) with a minimum height of 4 inches. Rear numbers are required with a minimum height of 4 inches

All drivers must have a minimum of four days high speed track experience, signed off by a PCA Instructor or have an instructor assigned to them for this event.

Covid Protocols for this event will be as per State, County and City recommendations and restrictions at the time of the event. You will be updated through email as needed.

If you have questions, please contact Bob Bruington, 805 431-0919 or email Aircooled911SC@gmail.com

Please review PCA's Tips and Techniques for DE  Tips and Techniques for DE Participants | The Porsche Club of America

Entries (63)

VW
Valdar Wilt
MT
Michael Tsang
WR
William Ramsey
MS
Mark Smith
LK
Lionel King
SM
Skip Motsenbocker
DZ
Dan Zitter
JM
Jim McClelland

Buttonwillow Raceway

Buttonwillow, CA
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PCA - California Central Coast Region

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