Sun, Apr 26, 2020

CANCELLED Gripfest 2020 Series Round 1

NCCAR

About this event

3/29/2010 - EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED due to the COVID-19 outbreak.  Between NC restrictions and worsening spread of COVID-19, this event has been cancelled.  Future events originally planned in August and October will not be posted until the situation turns around.  All refunds will be issued over the coming week.  Due to Gripfest originally being planned as a 3-part series, combined with uncertainty of future events at this time, we are refunding all Gripfest Season Subscriptions in their entirety.  If there are any issues, please contact the registrar for further help. -2020 TSCC Board.

 

Gripfest 2020 Series - Round 1 of 3


 

Pricing is $175 For Participants for this event, OR you can buy the 2020 Gripfest Subscription for all 3 event(4/26, 8/30, 10/11) for $450 (savings of $75 for the season).

If you instruct with us at the HPDE the day before, we are inviting our instructors to run for a discount- as long as you are flagged as an instructor in our system, there will be a check box for a discount.  If you do not see this, email trackevents@tidewatersportscarclub.com.

****CLICK HERE FOR GRIPFEST FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS****

****CLICK HERE FOR THE CLASSING CALCULATOR TO DETERMINE YOUR CLASS**** (for all production-based vehicles)

Competition is open to any street or race legal car provided it meets the same basic safety requirements as an autocross plus our Supplemental Time Trial Rules (below). As the speeds are generally expected to be higher than our normal events extra attention will be paid to the safety and maintenance of vehicles entered for competition.

All open top vehicles will be required to have proper roll over safety gear in place this includes all convertible car, all open top vehicles must pass the broom stick test. *Note a hard top for a Miata or S2000 does not meet the minimum requirement for roll over protection.

All TSCC Time Trial Supplemental Rules will apply.  Read these rules in their entirety. Information on proper harness mounting and broom stick test procedures are contained within.

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 SA Rated Helmet (SA2010 or 2015) Some loaner helmets will be available on a first come first serve basis.

NEW for 2020: Methanol Injection is now permitted!

Tentative Schedule of Events:

6:00 am           NCCAR Gates Open

6:15 am           Registration Open

6:30 am           Tech Open

7:45 am           Registration Closes (in Classroom building)

7:45 am           Tech Closes (main access road parallel to Paddock)

7:45 am           Mandatory Novice Drivers Meeting in the Classroom

8:00 am           Mandatory Drivers Meeting for ALL DRIVERS in the Classroom *All attendees are required to attend

8:15 am            First car off

Around noon    45min break for Lunch

4:30-4:50 pm   End track time

5:00 pm           Results/trophies/prizes presented in Classroom

NOTE that all times are subject to change

Registration will be initially capped at 60 Participants!

If you are Waitlisted, then you will not be charged for the event until confirmed.  By remaining on the waitlist, you are acknowledging you may be admitted/charged at any time.  You must cancel your registration if you wish to be taken off the waitlist.

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.

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.

 

Don't live nearby the track?

You can stay on the NCCAR property either in your camper/car/trailer/etc if you like at no charge!  Gates DO close in the evening after approx 8pm... so if you're staying overnight get there early!

 

3/29/2010 - EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED due to the COVID-19 outbreak.  Between NC restrictions and worsening spread of COVID-19, this event has been cancelled.  Future events originally planned in August and October will not be posted until the situation turns around.  All refunds will be issued over the coming week.  Due to Gripfest originally being planned as a 3-part series, combined with uncertainty of future events at this time, we are refunding all Gripfest Season Subscriptions in their entirety.  If there are any issues, please contact the registrar for further help. -2020 TSCC Board.

Event requirements

 Multiple drivers in the same car will not be allowed in the same heat. We are aiming to keep the heats small to maximize track time and minimize time on worker stations. Only two drivers per car,  one per session. All drivers must register to run in this event.  

Download the TT Supplemental Rules Here. This will provide further clarification on competition and site regulations and requirements. It is your responsibility to ensure you abide by all rules.

Registering for this event indicates agreement to comply with these rules.

All Participants must pre-register for this event.  

Note that cards will be charged at time of registration unless you are placed on the wait-list, at which point it will be charged when confirmed for the event.

Entries (15)

TV
Thomas Vincent
DB
David Ballance
DV
Drew Vosk
RC
Ray Cockrell
JM
James Martin
SV
Stanford Vann
BL
Bradley Lowe
WW
William West jr.

NCCAR

Garysburg, NC
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Organizer

Time Trial organized by

Tidewater Sports Car Club

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