Sat, Apr 1 - Sun, Apr 2, 2023

NorCal SAAC Spring Sprint 2023

Thunderhill Raceway Park

About this event

Please join us for Spring Sprint

  • Thunderhill 3-mile, Saturday and Sunday
  • Sound Limit 103db
  • All makes welcome, no open wheel
  • Rain or Shine!
Yellow Group
  • Novice: Limited track experience. Controlled passing zones.
  • No special equipment required except for convertibles*
Red Group
  • Intermediate: Driver knows how to drive the line. Driver can observe corner workers and obey flag signals. Additional passing zones granted.
  • No special equipment required except for convertibles*
Purple/Green Group
  • Intermediate-Advanced: Driver is comfortable with traffic. Car/Driver speeds are faster. Additional passing zones granted.
  • No special equipment required except for convertibles*

*Convertibles require roll bar or factory installed rollover protection. Cobras with 3-point bars OK, no passengers allowed.

 

Event Fees

  • One Day: $375
  • Two Day: $750
  • Saturday Dinner: $35 per person

 

Camping at the track in the paddock is allowed on Friday and Saturday night.

Non-participants/Spectators: Allowed.

Passengers: Allowed, must be 18.

Pets: Pets allowed at track must be on a leash at all times. Please clean up after your pets.

Schedule: Click HERE

Parking: Click HERE *Please note registration is in the building

 

No refunds for cancellations received within 14 days of the start of the event. Cancellations prior to the cutoff date will be issued less 5% processing fee. This event will take place rain or shine!

Event requirements

  • Sound Limit: 103dB. Mufflers required on all cars.
  • Open wheels vehicles are not allowed.
  • Drivers must be at least 18 years old and have a valid driver’s license.
  • Drivers under 18 must contact the registrar for approval and required minor waiver.
  • All cars must display a car number. 1, 2 or 3-digit numbers only (no alphabetic or other characters).
  • All drivers and passengers must comply with the NorCal SAAC Open Track Rules.
  • All drivers and passengers must provide emergency medical information.
  • All drivers and passengers must sign a Release of Liability Waiver.

Car Numbers

All cars must display a car number. 1, 2 or 3-digit numbers only (no alphabetic or other characters). The digits must be at least 10 inches high with a 1 inch wide stroke and be in a strongly contrasting color to the color of the car. Shoe polish on the windows will not be permitted. This number must be displayed on the car at all times while on the track. It must be displayed on both sides at a minimum. An additional location on the hood is recommended.

Tech Inspection

Car preparation and technical inspection are the responsibility of the participant. During the registration process, all drivers must affirm that their cars have been inspected and prepared for the event. OTEC officials may inspect cars, at their sole discretion, at an event and any car judged to fail the inspection will not be allowed on the track. All cars participating must present a completed and signed copy of the Tech Form.

Protective Clothing

Drivers and passengers are required to have the following attire:

  • Fireproof Gloves
  • Long-sleeve cotton shirt
  • Full-length pants
  • Non-melting shoes
  • Helmet with a SNELL rating of SA2015 and M2015. No DOT only helmets.
  • Read more here: Safety Requirements

Open Track Run Groups

Yellow

  • Novice: Limited track experience. Controlled passing zones.
  • No special equipment required except for convertibles*

Red

  • Intermediate: Driver knows how to drive the line. Driver can observe corner workers and obey flag signals. Additional passing zones granted.
  • No special equipment required except for convertibles*

Purple

  • Intermediate-Advanced: Driver is comfortable with traffic. Car/Driver speeds are faster. Additional passing zones granted.
  • No special equipment required except for convertibles*

Green

  • Advanced-Expert: Car/Driver combination is significantly faster.
  • Racing-style harness 4-Point all cars, convertibles require roll bar

*Convertibles require roll bar or factory installed rollover protection. Cobras with 3-point bars OK, no passengers allowed.

Thunderhill Raceway Park

Willows, CA
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Organizer

Open Track organized by

Nor Cal Shelby

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