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The Drogato Pista at Grattan Raceway

The Drogato Pista at Grattan Raceway

Alfa Romeo Owners Club of Detroit

Monday, May 27, 2019
Grattan Raceway, Belding, MI

Registration closed May 26, 2019 12:00 PM on May 26, 2019 12:00 PM EDT Registration ends May 26, 2019 12:00 PM on May 26, 2019 12:00 PM EDT Registration opens January 27, 2019 12:00 AM on January 27, 2019 12:00 AM EST Registration runs from January 27, 2019 12:00 AM to May 26, 2019 12:00 PM

                                                                                                                                                             event flyer here: Grattan Application 2019.pdf Presents 
The Drogato Pista at Grattan Raceway  Memorial Day Monday May 27, 2019

This is an open event for ALL CARS and ALL SAFE drivers.  We intend this to be a fun, enjoyable, educational day at the track where you can drive at your car's potential and improve your driving skills.  In this non-competitive event, we will give the maximum track time possible, rain or shine.  Cars will be grouped by performance potential and drivers' track experience. This is not a race.

Tentative Schedule:

7:00- 8:00 am Tech Inspection & Registration
8:30 am Mandatory Drivers' Meeting
9:00 am First Drivers Session Begins
12 noon Lunch and Touring Sessions
1:00 pm Restart Drivers' Sessions
6:00 pm Event Closes

Drivers Sessions Requirements:
Long sleeved shirt, long pants, and gloves, cotton or nomex, other fire retardant mat’l - no exceptions.
ALL helmets must be SNELL rated SA 2005 or later (eye shield or glasses for open cars).  M rated helmets not recommended.  SNELL label must be visible. No exceptions will be allowed.  AROC has a limited number of loaner helmets available.  We cannot accept Snell 2000 or older helmets at our events.
Roll bars for ALL open cars. Please call if you are planning to run a convertible or drop top.
Stock 3 point, 5 or 6 point harness (NO 2 point or 4 point- strictly enforced).

Remember, this is a non-competitive event - no wheel-to-wheel driving!!  You may be warned or dismissed for spinning, leaving the track surface, wheel-to-wheel driving or otherwise endangering yourself or others.  Any car-to-car contact is grounds for expulsion from the event.  Any damage incurred to the track will be the responsibility of the driver(s) involved.  We intend this to be a safe and fun event. This is not a race.

Touring Sessions:

During the lunch break, all drivers will be allowed slow touring laps of the track (no helmet or roll bars are required). Speeds will be limited by pace cars, no passing will be allowed, passengers will be allowed, and all drivers' session warnings will be enforced as well. "Touring Only" is available for $20.

Early Registration Fee:         AROC members: $140                      Touring Only, pay at track: $20
                                              Invited Club members*: $195        Guardrails (don’t hit them!): $250
                                              Non-members: $205                             

                      AROC Standard Membership (1 year): $68

There will be a $20 fee increase for all applications postmarked/submitted Tuesday, May 21 or later.

There is a $20 fee for registering at the track on event day ($40 total fee increase).

We will allow 55 drivers to register for the Drivers Sessions. Entries accepted in order of receipt, AROC members given first priority, invited club members second, non-members third.

The track will charge a $10.00 entry fee to each person entering the track. This is Grattan's policy, not the Alfa Club's.

Garages are available at the track for $50 each through Grattan Raceway.  Track phone number is (616) 691-7221.

Registration Options:
1. By Mail: Send the below form completed (online, email, or post) and payment to: 

Randy Velikan
1200 Wright Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48105
Please make checks payable to: AROC Detroit

2. By Email or                                                                     payments can be made to the AROC 
Detroit Treasury at:

Sorry, applications received by mail cannot be 
accepted after Saturday, May 25.  
Please call if sending close to this date.

No refunds – credits given for future events.
For further information contact:

Randy Velikan                           Scott Whitford
Event Chair                               Co-Chair

(734) 747-1130                           (586) 665-1154     
Nearby hotels (ask for Grattan pricing):
Candlestone Golf & Resort, 
AmericInn in Greenville, 800-634-3444

Info can also be found on our web site- 

NOTE: Our helmet requirements have changed.  All helmets must have Snell 2005 or newer certification.

* Invited Clubs: Ferrari Club, Fiat Club, Lotus Club, Audi Club, MG Club, Cobra Club, PCA, BMW Club, Shelby Club, FME, Viper Club, Corvette Club, Mid West F Body Association, S2000 Club, S2Ki, NSX Club, Miata Club, Chin Motorsports, MSCCA, CGI, many others.  Basically if you support a Detroit area car club, we support you with a discount.

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