About this event
Drivers Club will be the first event to drive the newly resurfaced Thunderbolt!
You must be a member of the New Jersey Motorsports Park Driver's Club to register or a guest of a member. If you are not a member and interested in joining the club, please visit: https://njmp.com/the-drivers-club/
If you are coming as a guest of a Member, prior to registering, please provide your driving resume and credentials to Joe Mills email@example.com
All drivers must possess a valid and current Drivers License to participate. At the club’s discretion, youth drivers of at least 15 years of age will be permitted to drive provided they possess a current competition license from a recognized organization approved by NJMP. All youth drivers should contact Joe Mills firstname.lastname@example.org prior to registering to confirm their eligibility.
Breakfast – 7:00 AM
Registration Tech – 7:30 AM
Drivers Meeting – 8:30 AM
Hot Track – 9:00 AM
Lunch – TBD
Green: Novice Drivers with little or no experience will sign up for this group. The Green Group is a beginner group with plenty of classroom instruction and these drivers will be behind the NJMP Pace Car while on track. This is a non-passing group.
White: Intermediate Drivers with proof of experience. Passing with a point only in designated areas.
Red: Advanced Drivers with proof of experience. Expanded passing with a point by.
Yellow: Open Wheel and Spec Racer Cars. Expanded passing with a point, if possible with arm restraints.
Driver’s License: All Drivers must have a valid Driver’s License and be at least 18 years of age to participate. You will be asked to present your Driver’s License at the track. Please be sure to bring documentation regarding track experience or any race license you have obtained in order to verify your experience.
Helmet Requirement: A Snell M or SA rated helmet dated 2015 or newer is required for all drivers and passengers on the track. NJMP does provide rentals if requested.
Attire: NJ State Law requires all participants on the track to wear long pants and close toed shoes. No one in shorts will be permitted to enter the race track.
Tech: A tech inspection is required for each car prior to accessing the race course. An NJMP official will tech your car the morning of the event, but please view the tech form prior to then in order to be sure your car is adequately prepared. Download a copy of our tech form here. All cars going on track in a group other then beginner (Green) group will be required to have a number 6" minimum height on both sides of their vehicle. NJMP does not provide or assign numbers.
Passengers and Instructors: Passengers other than NJMP approved Instructors are NOT permitted while on track. NJMP approved Instructors are permitted to ride in the passenger seat for instructional purposes in all Drivers Club run groups, except for red. Driver and Instructor must have equal safety restraint systems. Properly installed Harness Systems which includes 5- or 6-point harnesses, harness approved seats and a triangulated harness bar, roll bar, or roll cage are required for all in-car instruction in all run groups except the Novice (Green) Group.
Open Top Cars: Must have approved rollover protection. Please consult chapter 62 for more information.
Speed Limits: Speed limit in the paddock is 5 mph. Speed limit on access roads is 25 mph. Do not test vehicles or bed brakes on infield roads. For non-racing events, the pit lane speed limit is 20 mph.
Damage: Participants, including Drivers Club Members and their guests, are responsible for any damage to NJMP property including on track and off track.
Noise: Un-Muffled engines are not permitted to run before 8:30 a.m. or after 8:00 p.m.
Fuel: For the convenience of customers, New Jersey Motorsports Park houses fuel stations at both the Thunderbolt and Lightning Raceways. On most track days the fuel stations are open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The fuel station at Thunderbolt Raceway offers octanes of 93, 95 & 100 (unleaded) and 110 & 112 (leaded), while the station at Lightning Raceway offers 93 & 100 (unleaded) and 110 (leaded). The fuel stations are permitted to fill containers in proper five gallon red fuel cans only, per New Jersey state law. Larger fuel containers of 10 gallons or more (any color) are permitted to be used as long as as they are marked appropriately (stickers or writing on container that reads “FUEL”).
Trailer Drops: Trailer drops are typically allowed from 7-10 p.m., but there are occasions when this is not possible due to events taking place at the facility. Please contact NJMP if you would like to drop a trailer the day before your event.
Please keep in mind that NJMP Drivers Club Member Days are not a racing event but rather a Driver Education day. You will learn how to handle and control your vehicle at high speeds as well as explore the capabilities as a driver and those of your vehicle. At no time will you be pushed or encouraged to go any faster than is comfortable for you. All participants are organized into run groups based on experience, skill, and type of vehicle.
Please review chapter 62 for further rules and regulations.
Please be sure to visit www.njmp.com for more information.
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT AND DISCLAIMERS
- Driver certifies that he/she has studied the NJMP Drivers Club Membership Bylaws and will study any Supplementary Rules for each Event, attend all required Driver meetings, and agrees to abide by all bylaws and rules for each Event.
- Driver will ensure that Driver and all guests of Driver will execute the required NJMP release agreements prior to their admission to or participation in the event.
- Driver agrees that only a member of the NJMP Drivers Club, or a duly authorized guest of a member,is permitted to participate in the Event.
- In consideration for being permitted to participate in the Event,Driver agrees to permit NJMP the use of their name, voice and/or likeness,and images of the Driver and Driver's car(s), for news, publicity, and feature use including radio, television,motion picture film, newspapers, magazines and any and all other media as deemed prudent by NJMP.
- Customer agrees that any track or property damages will be charged to the credit card on file.
New Jersey Motors ports Park, Inspira Health Network, and/or any of their entities, partners, or employees are not responsible for any loss of property or property damage that may occur during this event. This includes, but is not limited to, damages that occur on and off the race track.
I, the undersigned, hereby certify that I have no known mental or physical impairments that could jeopardize me or others, and I am applying for admission in the NJMP Drivers Club Event. I agree to abide by the NJMP Drivers Club Bylaws.