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GVC HPDE Instructor Seminar

BMW CCA - Genesee Valley Chapter

Saturday, April 7, 2018
Burgundy Basin, Pittsford, NY

Registration closed April 6, 2018 11:59 PM on April 6, 2018 11:59 PM EDT Registration ends April 6, 2018 11:59 PM on April 6, 2018 11:59 PM EDT Registration opens March 12, 2018 12:59 PM on March 12, 2018 12:59 PM EDT Registration runs from March 12, 2018 12:59 PM to April 6, 2018 11:59 PM




Welcome BMW CCA HP Driving School
Instructors and Instructor Candidates

This seminar is open to all current GVC instructors, instructors for other BMW CCA chapters, and instructor candidates free of charge.  Instructors from other recognized car club and commercial track-day organizations may attend, but should obtain permission from the GVC Chief Instructor or ITS Director (email contact info below).

Burgundy Basin Inn
1361 Marsh Rd, Pittsford, NY 14534    NOTE: 
Marsh Rd. bridge closure alters route to BBI.  Check your GPS for suggested detours.


8:00           Check-in and Continental Breakfast

8:30           Welcome: What’s new for 2018

9:00           Advanced Driver Aids:  Instructing in semi-autonomous vehicles

9:45           Motorsport Safety Foundation:  MSF Instructor Accreditation – why and how.

10:00              Break       

10:15         Run Group Exercises:  What are they, how do you do them, how do you teach them?

10:45        The View from the Corners: You’ll be amazed what corner worker's see and say.

11:15         Vehicle Tech Inspections:  The trend toward "Clean tech", implications for Instructors

11:45              Lunch

1:00           Communicators*:  New Technologies, options, costs

1:45           Driver Safety:       Jay Braxton, Simpson Race Products

3:00           Wrap-up and Farewell  

Jay Braxton, representing Simpson Race Products, will be doing a presentation on the latest developments in personal safety equipment.  Jay has years of experience with racing safety gear, and he's currently SRP's Stilo helmet field service representative.  He has also conducted HANS and Hybrid head restraint training at the recent Performance Racing Industry show.

Jay will be bringing a selection of Simpson products, including helmets (Simpson and Stilo), HANS and “Hybrid” head and neck restraints.  He will do fittings and take orders for Simpson safety products at a 20% discount for seminar attendees!

*Communicators:  Joe Marko from HMS Motorsports will not be attending, but has offered to send us information and (hopefully) samples of HMS' TRAC-COM helmet-to-helmet intercom.  Joe is offering a 20% group discount on orders from seminar attendees. This is your chance to jettison your old cranky Chatterbox for a robust unit that can withstand the rigors of driving school use.


FREE to GVC, BMW CCA, PCA, and BMW Clubs Canada instructors, as well as instructor candidates who will be taking ITS at our June driving school  .

All others:  $100 paid by check/money order to "Genesee Valley Chapter BMW CCA" in advance, or at the door.


Bill O'Neill, Chief Instructor
GVC Driving Schools


Ken Buschner, Director and Chief Instructor
GVC BMW CCA Instructor Training School



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