Fall HPDE at NCCAR info on Oct 27, 2018 (247458) | MotorsportReg.com


Tidewater Sports Car Club

Saturday, October 27, 2018
NCCAR , Garysburg, NC

Registration closed October 24, 2018 11:59 PM on October 24, 2018 11:59 PM EDT Registration ends October 24, 2018 11:59 PM on October 24, 2018 11:59 PM EDT Registration opens May 26, 2018 12:00 AM on May 26, 2018 12:00 AM EDT Registration runs from May 26, 2018 12:00 AM to October 24, 2018 11:59 PM

HPDE at NCCAR presented by the Tidewater Sports Car Club

All skill levels are welcome from beginner to track veteran! 

All participants must present a valid driver's license. All drivers and passengers must be wearing long pants and long sleeve shirts made of cotton or other non-synthetic fibers.

We will split participants into 4 groups. One of the four groups will be dedicated to novice drivers who will be required to run with instructors.  Each run group can plan on four to five 20 to 25 minute sessions, and all solo drivers may take part in the one hour open track session at the end of the day.

Run Groups:

Green: This is the novice group for anyone who has zero, or very limited track experience (2 weekends or less).  An instructor will be provided for all members of this group.

Yellow: This is the Intermediate group, which is for anyone with multiple weekends of experience. Instructors are available to all members of this group, but not required once the driver has been signed off to drive Solo.

Blue: This is the Advanced run group, which is for anyone with many track weekends, no instructors are required. You should have a solid history of being safe on track, being aware of all your surroundings, knowing all the flags, etc. We are offering a promotional discount of $25 off to fill out the Advanced group.

White: This is the instructor run group.  NOTE: If you help instruct at the HPDE, you will be given a discount for Gripfest on Sunday for $75 off! Follow the menus within the event, if you are a confirmed instructor it will be available to you.

NOTE: All attendees will be placed on "hold" status until prior experience is reviewed and verified you are in the appropriate run group. Payments will be processed when status is changed to "confirmed." Please allow 24-48hrs for your registration to be reviewed, confirmed, and card charged(if not put on a wait list).

Wait listed attendees will not be charged until their spot is guaranteed(confirmed).  By remaining on the wait list, you are agreeing that your card can be charged at any point to be confirmed for the event.  If you want off the wait list, you may cancel your registration and/or email president@tidewatersportscarclub.com before payment is processed.

Convertible requirements:

Please read our complete HPDE Supplemental Rules (CLICK HERE) which contain all information needed regarding specific convertible requirements, the broomstick test standards, and other safety requirements such as harness install, etc. All convertibles must have adequate rollover protection and owners shall contact trackevents@tidewatersportscarclub.com to verify if the factory rollover protection is adequate.


Go-karts, motorcycles, and trikes are not allowed to run in this event. We are allowing open wheel cars and formula cars to run. Cars that are not production based, please contact us before you register to verify if your vehicle will be allowed.


You must have a SNELL Rated Helmet SA2010 or newer. Some loaner helmets are available.



Instructors - If you wish to instruct please email trackevents@tidewatersportscarclub.com to confirm.  Experience will be verified.

Schedule of Events:

6:00 am             NCCAR Gates Open

6:15-7:45 am     Tech will now be located on the Access Road outside of Paddock. See the map below.  NOTE: You can have an early bird tech inspection performed on Friday night between 6pm and 9pm. NCCAR gates will be open and tech will be performed on the Access Road just like on event day.  If you drive off the premises Friday night, you will need a basic re-check on Saturday morning to check tires.  If trailered this will not be necessary, you also have the option of leaving the vehicle in Paddock overnight if wanted. NCCAR gates will be locked after 9pm.

6:30-8:00 am     Registration at main building - There are parking spaces around the front of the building, park your car and head into the main classroom area to register and await the instructor and/or driver's meeting.

7:30-7:55 am      Mandatory Instructors Meeting ALL INSTRUCTORS MUST ARRIVE EARLY TO BE ABLE TO GO THROUGH TECH/REGISTRATION AND MAKE THIS MEETING! All instructors should wait in the classroom once registered.

8:00-8:30 am      Mandatory Drivers Meeting *ALL DRIVERS MUST ATTEND*

8:30-9:00 am      Mandatory Novice and Intermediate Classroom Session 

A further detailed schedule for the day will be presented at the Driver's Meeting.  If there are any changes to the above then an alternate schedule will be emailed out prior to the event.



Registration will be capped at 60 Participants! More will be waitlisted.

Driving Directions

From Interstate 95, take Exit 176 turning east onto NC-46. Continue eastbound 0.4 miles to SR-1604 (Lowes Boulevard). Turn left onto Lowes Boulevard, drive for about one mile and take the first road on your left - Technology Drive. The entrance to NCCAR is half a mile ahead. Proceed through the gate and to the entry kiosk building to check in and sign both the NCCAR and TSCC waivers and obtain a wristband. 

Driving Distances

Roanoke Rapids (NC) 5 miles; Emporia (VA) 18 miles; Rocky Mount, (NC) 45 miles; Petersburg (VA) 61 miles; Norfolk (VA) 82 miles; Richmond (VA) 85 miles; Raleigh (NC) 90 miles.


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