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Bristows Auto- HP Driving Event & School

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Saturday, April 5, 2014
The Ridge Motorsports Park, Shelton, WA

Registration closed April 4, 2014 10:30 AM on April 4, 2014 10:30 AM PDT Registration ends April 4, 2014 10:30 AM on April 4, 2014 10:30 AM PDT Registration opens February 6, 2014 12:00 AM on February 6, 2014 12:00 AM PST Registration runs from February 6, 2014 12:00 AM to April 4, 2014 10:30 AM


International Race Car Drivers Club

& Bristow Exclusive Auto Repair


High Performance and Competition Driving School and Lapping Day   -   April 5, 2014


Learn high performance driving, whether you want to drive in competition or just be a better driver. All of our instructors are competition-licensed racecar drivers with many race miles of experience.

Get a taste of racing! After successful completion of the school, you will be qualified for a Novice racing license from the International Conference of Sports Car Clubs (ICSCC).

Requirements for Students:

  •     Minimum 18 years of age with a valid state or provincial drivers license. License must be shown at Ground School registration.
  •     Helmet Required, Must be SA or M 2000 or newer. Motorcycle helmets are OK. We have a limited number of loaner helmets so it is best to bring your own when possible.
  •     An attentive, safety first attitude.

Requirements for Cars:

  •     Sound Mechanical condition.
  •     Fluids filled - oil, water, transmission.
  •     Good belts, hoses and BRAKES.
  •     3/32" minimum tire tread depth or race tires in good condition.
  •     Clean, inside and out, including engine compartment.
  •     All loose items removed. Spare tire, jack, battery secured.
  •     Open top and convertible cars MUST have a properly installed roll bar as a minimum. The top of the main hoop must be at least 2" above the driver's helmet when in a normal seated position. Factory pop-up rolllover protection is NOT acceptable and there will be no exceptions.
  •     Glass headlights taped to prevent possible breakage.
  •     Two seats with working seat belts.

Ground School :

    Ground school will be at the track the morning of the event.

Topics will include:

  •     Vehicle Dynamics - handling characteristics of cars.
  •     Car Control - brake, throttle, steering and shifting techniques.
  •     "Driving the Line" under ideal and adverse road conditions.
  •     Usage of flags and what they mean.
  •     Safety equipment and Conference race licensing procedures.

Track Day:

    April 5th : The Ridge Motorsports Park
    Your day will include - technical inspection of your vehicle by your instructor, driver's meeting, comprehensive track tour,  classroom session, in-car session with instructor, and certificate of completion.

Offline payment option:

    Payments can be made at or check, payable to: IRDC, can be mailed to:
    IRDC: Kristi Bennitt - 14023 Bear Creek Rd NE, Woodinville, WA 98077

There is limited space in each group.
Please register early to secure your spot.

For mor information please contact:

Bill Spornitz 425-985-9642 or email at:

Entries will be limited to the first 25 cars.  Additional entries will be placed on a waiting list.  

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The Ridge Motorsports Park
Location Shelton, WA
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