New England Region Competition Drivers SchoolThompson Speedway Motorsports Park
About this event
New England Region, SCCA Drivers School
Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park
April 20-21, 2023
Sanction # 23-ADS-59913
Registration will open at the track on Thursday, April 20,2023 at 5:00pm and closing at 8:00pm.
Friday Registration opens April 21,2023 at 7:00am and closes at 9:00am.
Please arrive no later than 8:00am on Friday.
Tech will be open Thursday evening, pending availability.
Notice to Participants: Considering the COVID-19 situation,
While on site please take the health and safety of your fellow participants, volunteers and staff into
consideration and practice social distancing, wearing a mask, (optional) and wash your hands and/or use hand
Do not hesitate to call Lou at 860-460-0930 or email with any questions or concerns, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Students must have a current SCCA Membership, and valid SCCA Novice Permit, prior to the event.
For Info for obtaining your Novice Permit see: https://www.scca.com/pages/i-want-to-road-race
The car must have an SCCA Vehicle Log Book.
Thursday 7:00pm - 8:30pm MANDATORY Class Session (at Garage)
Friday: Competition Driver School starts Friday morning at 8:00am with a mandatory class starting at 8:00am.
Friday includes classroom sessions; track walk-arounds, on-track sessions, and ends with a Graduation party.
You can bookmark, print, and/or save the Event Supplemental Regulations, Schedule, and Manual Entry Form at: drivers-school
Pre-approved NER Volunteer Workers should also enter here, including "On-Track Instructors" (please include your car info.).
THURSDAY 20 April
5:00pm – 8:00pm Registration. Gate closes at 8pm. Participants must arrive by 8:00pm to camp in the paddock.
After 8pm participants may park before gate. Please do not block the gate.
5:00pm – 9:00pm Tech Inspection, pending staff availability
7:00pm - 8:30pm MANDATORY Class Session (at Garage)
FRIDAY 21 APRIL
7:00am – 9:00am Registration
8:00am Tech Inspection, Tech Garage
8:00am Classroom seminar. Novice Drive-around & tour of Specialties. On-track orientation by group followed by
20- minute practice sessions
Approx. 12 noon Mandatory track walk-around for students.
1:00pm - 1:20pm. Lunch
1:30 - 4:30 Practice sessions including practice starts and races.
5:30 Garage party & Graduation, everyone welcome!
Group 1: Open Wheel - See Supps for classes
Group 2: Closed Wheel – See Supps for classes
Note: Groups are subject to change according to entries received. Schedules are approximate.
FEES: Entry Fee: $395
REGISTRAR: MSReg (MotorsportReg.com) Registration: Linda Capullo email@example.com
Lou Gingerella, entry questions, event schedule, track questions: 860.460.0930, firstname.lastname@example.org;
If using a paper entry (last page of Supps), please mail (at least one week prior to event) to: Lou Gingerella, Thompson Speedway, PO Box 278, Thompson,CT 06277. Paper entries can also be emailed to email@example.com
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 Registration at the track.
Each student is required to obtain and read the 2023 General Competition Rules (GCR) prior to the school. A free electronic version is available HERE .
All drivers are required to use approved head and neck restraint equipment per GCR section 9.3.19.C.2
Payment will be made at the track. Accepted payment methods: Visa, MC, American Express, check, cash. Payment will not be accepted through MotorsportReg. Checks for the School only should be made out to OTB Productions. Any payments for SCCA Membership and Novice Permits (pre-arranged to pick up at track) will each require checks, (not to OTB, will advise 'payable to' at track).
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.