Thu, Apr 20 - Sat, Apr 22, 2017

NER Alternative Drivers School @ TSMP

Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park

About this event


New England Region, SCCA

Alternative Competition Drivers School

at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park, Thompson CT

April 20 - 22, 2017
             Sanction # 17-ADS-4900-S           

This Alternative Competition Driver School starts Thursday evening at 5:00pm with Registration, Tech, and a mandatory Seminar (7:00pm). Friday includes classroom sessions; track walk-arounds, on-track sessions, and ends with a thank-you party for all.

Apr 2017 ADSchool Supps.pdf  (Ctrl + right click) to view Supplemental Regulations with Schedule                                              

Pre-approved NER Volunteer Workers should also enter here, including "On-Track Instructors (please include your car info.). 


THURSDAY               20 April 2017  

5:00pm – 7:00pm          Registration

6:00pm – 8:00pm          Tech Inspection, pending staff availability

7:00pm – 9:30pm          Mandatory Seminar at Classroom

FRIDAY                      21 April 2017   

7:30am – 9:00am          Registration (NER Workers and Crew)

8:00am                          Tech Inspection, Tech Garage

9:00am                          Classroom seminar. Novice Drive-around & tour of Specialties.  On-track orientation by  group followed by 20-minute practice sessions by group; approximately 12 noon: mandatory track walk- around for students, then 20-minute practice sessions by group. See Supps for sessions' schedule. Lunch: 1:00pm - 1:20pm. Practice starts and races

7:15pm                         Garage party, everyone welcome!


Group 1: Open Wheel - FA, FC, FE, FM, FB, FS, FF, FV, F5, FST, P1, P2, SRF, SRF3 

Group 2: Closed Wheel  – ITS, ITA, ITB, ITC, IT7, ITEZ, B Spec, SM, SSM, SM2, SM5, STL,  SPU, HP, GTL, AS, GT1, GT2, GT3, ITE, ITR, T1, T2, T3, T4, EP, FP, SPO, STO, STU

Note:  Groups are subject to change according to entries received. Schedules are approximate.          

FEES:     Entry Fee: $ 275    

REGISTRAR:  Lou Gingerella, entry questions, event schedule, track questions and paper entries: 860.460.0930,; Pat Travers, New Driver Licensing questions: 401.461.9219.

Make checks payable to: OTB Promotions, Inc.  If using a paper entry (last page of Supps), please mail (at least one week prior to event) with check to: Lou Gingerella, 636 Pendleton Hill Rd., North Stonington, CT 06359.

Credit cards accepted at track: Visa, MasterCard, American Express

Event requirements

 Apr 2017 ADSchool Supps.pdf (Ctrl + right click) to view and print the Supplemental Regulations with Schedule

Students must have a current SCCA Membership, a valid SCCA Novice Permit, and the car must have an SCCA Vehicle Log Book. You must bring all three items with you to the track.

All drivers are required to use approved head and neck restraint equipment per GCR section 9.3.19.C.2

Payment can be made by mail or at the track. Accepted payment methods: Visa, MC, American Express, checks, cash.

Car numbers will be confirmed by the Registrar; only single and double digit numbers may be requested. Please provide three (3) number choices with your entry. 



Entries (39)

Thomas McDonough
Glenn Kurkjian
Bryce Czuba
Peter Tonelli
Cody Connelly
Daniel Sheppard
John Santos
Allan Kintz

Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park

Thompson, CT


Driver School organized by

SCCA - New England Region - Club Racing

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