Thu, Apr 18 - Fri, Apr 19, 2024

New England Region Competition Drivers School

Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park

About this event

                                      New England Region SCCA Drivers School 

Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park
Thompson, CT

April 18-19, 2024

Sanction # 24-ADS-62145

On line registration opens 1-26-2024

 

 

Registration will open at the track on Thursday, April 18,2024 at 5:00pm and closing at 8:00pm.
Friday  Registration opens April 19,2024 at 7:00am and closes at 9:00am.
Please arrive no later than 7:30am on Friday.

Tech will be open Thursday evening, pending availability. 

 

Do not hesitate to call Lou at 860-460-0930 or email with any questions or concerns, at lgingerella@thompsonspeedway.com.   

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 ending with a Graduation party.

You can bookmark, print, and/or save the Event Supplemental Regulations, Schedule, and Manual Entry Form at: https://ner.org/event/2024-driver-school/

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

MEETING SCHEDULE

THURSDAY  18 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  19 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!

GROUPS

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  lincap07@gmail.com
Contact Lou Gingerella for entry questions, event schedule, track questions: 860-460-0930, or email to lgingerella@thompsonspeedway.com;
  

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 lgingerella@thompsonspeedway.com

Event requirements

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 2024 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. 

 


 

Entries (53)

DO
David Oliveira
WR
Will Reedy
JA
Jeffrey Adams
KO
Kevin O'Day
ND
Nelson Dupuis
LD
Laurence Dignan
BM
Bryan Mesko
CP
Cy Peake

Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park

Thompson, CT

Organizer

HPDE organized by

SCCA - New England Region - Club Racing

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Event over!