Sat, Mar 5, 2022

GVC HPDE Instructor Seminar

RIT Inn & Conference Center

About this event




Welcome HPDE Instructors, Instructor Candidates, Group S Drivers

This one-day seminar is open to

  • BMW CCA and BMW Clubs Canada Instructors
  • MSF Level 2 instructors from other marque clubs and MSF-certified organizations
  • Instructor Training School candidates planning to take the BMW CCA ITS
  • GVC Group S drivers in good standing


RIT Inn and Conference Center
5257 W Henrietta Road, Henrietta, NY 14467
T  (585) 359-7750 | Fax (585) 334-9621

Agenda:  Seminar runs from 9 AM to 3:30 PM, with 1-hr lunch at noon.

Still a work-in-progress.  Current proposed topics include the following:

  • Aging track cars:  Risks and instructing challenges

  • Instructing best practices in cars with the latest driver aids.  And what about EV's?

  • Run Group Lead Instructors:  Role and responsibilities of the Group Lead

  • Data coaching:  What is it, and how can you use it to help your students?

  • Group S (A-Solo}:  What is Group S? What makes it different from "open lapping"? What is the future for Group S?  

  • Group Exercises:  What are they, why are we doing them, and how do we apply them effectively on track?

  • And more?  Let us know what you would like to hear about and/or discuss 

  • Complimentary continental breakfast, buffet lunch, break refreshments

Free for all pre-registered participants. 

Continental breakfast, buffet lunch included


DE Chief Instructor
GVC Ultimate Driving Schools

ITS Director/Chief Instructor
BMW CCA/GVC Instructor Training School


Event requirements

Open to all GVC instructors in good standing, instructors for other chapters of BMW CCA and BMW Clubs Canada; MSF Level 2 instructors from other clubs or commercial track-day organizations, ahd GVC Group S students. 

Instructor candidates planning to take the BMW CCA ITS at GVC's June driving school are also welcome to attend. Please contact the GVC Chief Instructor or ITS Direc to inquire about taking ITS if you have not done so previously.

Covid-19 Requirements (subject to change)

  • Proof of vaccination status is required.  Proof can be provided using the Event Speedwaiver, a digital photo of your completed vaccination card (both sides), or a valid NYS Excelsior Pass or equivalent.
  • CDC-approved masks worn properly over nose and mouth are required at all times in the Conference Center.  Cloth masks, bandanas, balaclavas, neck sleeves, etc., are NOT acceptable.  The only exception to this rule is while eating/drinking.  Social distancing of 6 feet (2 meters) must be maintained when masks are removed.

Please submit proof of vaccination to Sean Grant at least one week in advance of the seminar.

Attendees (26)

Harry Warren
Timothy P O'Brien
Paul Malecki
Diane Malecki
Ian Dickerson
Koen Goorman
Andy Blake
Jeff Lyman

RIT Inn & Conference Center

Henrietta, NY


Seminar/Meeting organized by

BMW CCA - Genesee Valley Chapter

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