HPDE organized by
Track Advantage
Thu, Mar 9 - Fri, Mar 10, 2023

March 9th-10th HPDE and Test &Tune at VIR

Virginia International Raceway

About this event

All Aspiring High-Performance Drivers (NOVICE), Intermediate, ADVANCED HPDE drivers, Racers, Time Trial drivers, Instructors, Experienced Club Members join us on March 9th and March 10th from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm on VIR's Full Course. Limited enrollment to allow maximum track time. Three Run Groups 

Attention all Licensed Competition Drivers!!! We will be offering a "Practice Race” sponsored by Kaizen Autosports, all are welcome to run in the "practice race" based on lap times and car type. Must have valid Competition License and a caged race car to enter. Get tuned up for your upcoming race season with Track Advantage!!

Only $575.00 per driver!!! $670 for NOVICE drivers (includes in-car instruction)

Up to 3.5hrs of track time each day!!

Arrival: Drivers may arrive on the evening of Wednesday March 8th at 6:30pm.

Tech/Registration will be available Wednesday evening 6:30PM-7:30PM and Thursday morning 7:15AM-9AM

Please bring the below filled out Self-Tech form with you to Tech.

_Self-Tech Form v4.pdf

Lodging at VIR is available. Call 434-822-7700 ext 300 or visit the website at: https://virnow.com/lodging/

Printable Waivers: 

Liability Waiver.pdf

passenger waiver .pdf



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SCHEDULE (subject to change)

Wednesday March 8th

6:30 PM                      Gates open for those participating on March 9th

7:00 PM                      Tech and Registration Open at the Tech Table

8:00 PM                      Tech and Registration Close

Thursday March 9th and Friday March 10th

6:30 AM – 7:45 AM               Tech/ Registration/Check-in

7:45 AM - 8:15AM               ALL HANDS MEETING - REQUIRED!


Event requirements

Driver Requirements

Aspiring High Performance Drivers (Novice) - Mandatory in car instruction. Designated passing zones only – Point by Required.

"Novice" drivers are those who have 0-5 days track experience and are new to the high-performance driving world. All Novice drivers will be assigned a qualified instructor.

Intermediate- Designated passing zones only – Point by Required.

"Intermediate" drivers are those who have participated in at least 10+ HPDE track days and have been "signed off" by a qualified instructor on multiple tracks. Passing other cars in Intermediate is only allowed in certain areas, depending on the track, after the driver of the lead car signals.

Advanced- Open passing anywhere – Point by Required.

"Advanced" are those who have participated in at least 15+ track days and have been "signed off" by an instructor for multiple tracks.  Driver has ability to multitask at high levels, can perform safe passes through corners, drive offline comfortably, and can drive side by side with no incidents.  Must also be able to manage traffic instinctively without causing trains. Passing other cars in Advanced is allowed anywhere on the track, but only after the driver of the lead car signals acknowledging the pass.

Unrestricted Advanced– Open passing anywhere – No point by required.

1)    Current race License from approved sports car racing sanctioning organization OR:

2)    Experienced driver with 50+ days track experience.


Helmet / Clothing Specifications

Helmet Requirement - SA2015 or newer, NO DOT or motorcycle helmets permitted.

HANS devices, fireproof clothing, shoes, and gloves are recommended.

If you do not have a Helmet, there are a limited supply of helmets for rental. 

Please contact Christa Eley at christa@trackadvantage.com if you need a helmet. 


Virginia International Raceway

Alton, VA
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HPDE organized by

Track Advantage

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