Open Track organized by
Ongrid
Sat, Feb 9, 2019

OnGrid - Buttonwillow 13cw - Saturday 2/9/19

Buttonwillow Raceway

About this event

 


OnGrid comes from a background of track enthusiasts and racers with a goal that allows their participants an enjoyable, well organized, and affordable driving events.  OnGrid consists of a team of friendly and knowledgeable owners, staff, instructors, and friends. We welcome everyone from seasoned pros to beginners with no prior track experience.  Our events are fun, low key and relaxed.  We also have instructors available at every event we host, for anybody that may need help.  OnGrid Is your Premier Organization Hosted By Racers For Enthusiasts. 

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Registration Fee: $135.00

 

  • Buttonwillow Raceway Park 13cw - Saturday February 9th 2019

  • Low Car Count
  • Beginner friendly
  • 5-6 sessions per group
  • 18+ to drive or ride as a passenger in any vehicle (We allow 16+ on a case by case basis. Please email us at info@ongridtrack.com)
  • All drivers welcome
  • Passengers allowed in all run groups
  • Registration Fee: $135.00
  • OnGrid is offering, private, full day, professional instruction for $200.00.  You may register for this option while registering for the event

Event requirements

 

  • Drivers and Passengers must be 18+ (We allow 16+ on a case by case basis. Please email us at info@ongridtrack.com)
  • SA2005 or greater helmet
  • Tow hooks or tow points are required on the front and rear of car.  If your car needs to be towed, the tow truck driver will be forced to find a way to tow your car off the track. The driver of the vehicle is liable for any damages sustained while the car is being towed.  Please make sure you have tow hooks, straps or points that is easily obtainable.  Please make sure you have this prior to entering the track.
  • Inside the car you should insure there are no loose objects that may fly around.
  • Aftermarket 4 point racing harnesses are not allowed.  ASM rated or OEM 4 point harnesses are allowed. 
  • Vehicles may not enter the track if they are leaking any fluids.
  • Numbers are required on both sides of the car and must be 8 inches tall and 4 inches wide or bigger. 
  • Convertibles are required to have roll over protection.  A vehicle with factory pop-up roll over protection is allowed to enter the course.  Drivers and passengers with convertibles must pass the broom stick test.  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us: info@ongridtrack.com

 

  • How To Preform Broomstick Test:

  • Put helmet on and get in the car
  • Place one end of the broom/stick on the top of the windshield and the other end on top of the roll hoop/bar, behind your head
  • The broom/stick must not touch your helmet nor your head, in order to pass the test and to be allowed on track

 

GROUP 1 (Beginner)

  • This run group is intended for drivers with little to no previous track experience. Generally 0-3 track days worth of experience.
  • This group allows drivers to focus on becoming more comfortable during High Performance Driving Events (HPDE), along with allowing each participant to become familiar with the correct racing line, track rules, and proper track etiquette without being pressured.
  • Point By Passing is mandatory and only allowed on the straights. No passing in corners allowed.
  • Personal instructors are available to assist individuals in this run group.  Please Take a Look At Our Available Packages During Registration or email us at info@ongridtrack.com if you have any questions with personal instruction.

 

GROUP 2 (Low Intermediate) - Formerly known as group 2A

  • Group 2 is similar to group 1, however it is designed for drivers with more experience and a greater amount of awareness then group 1 drivers. 
  • This group is interned for intermediate drivers with a good understanding of track etiquette and awareness.
  • Four (4) days of road course experience is the minimum requirement to qualify for this run group or a qualified racing school (Simraceway, etc).
  • Point-by passing is allowed anywhere on the course and is mandatory.
  • Personal instructors are available to assist individuals in this run group.  Please Take a Look At Our Available Packages During Registration or email us at info@ongridtrack.com if you have any questions with personal instruction.

 

GROUP 3 (High Intermediate) - Formerly known as group 2B

  • Group 3 is designed for drivers with a higher skill set then group 2 and are in the process of transitioning into our advanced groups.
  • This group is intended for drivers with a high understanding of track awareness and etiquette.
  • Nine (9) days of road course experience is the minimum requirement to qualify for this run group
  • Open passing is welcome on straights and point-by passing is required for passing in corners.
  • Personal instructors are available to assist individuals in this run group.  Please Take a Look At Our Available Packages During Registration or email us at info@ongridtrack.com if you have any questions with personal instruction.

 

GROUP 4 (SLOW ADVANCED) - Formerly known as group 3

  • Group 4 is intended for advanced drivers with slower cars. 
  • Thirteen (13) days of road course experience is the minimum requirement to qualify for this run group along with specific lap times, per course, are required to qualify for this group.
  • Group 4 and group 5 have the same rules and regulations.
  • Opens passing is allowed everywhere on the course, by any driver, in this run group. Point-by passing is recommended, but not required. 
  • - 2:11 or faster laps at Buttonwillow 13cw configuration for this group.
  • If you have any questions, please email info@ongridtrack.com

 

GROUP 5 (FAST ADVANCED) - Formerly known as group 4

  • Group 5 is our fastest run group. 
  • Twenty (20) days of road course experience is the minimum requirement to qualify for this run group along with specific lap times, per course, are required to qualify for this group.
  • Group 5 is built for the fastest vehicles and drivers at any driving event OnGrid hosts.
  • Open passing is allowed everywhere on the course, by any driver, in this run group. Point-by passing is recommended, but not required.
  • This run group is based around lap times and track experience. 
  • - 2:02 or faster laps at Buttonwillow 13cw configuration for this group.
  • If you have any questions, please email info@ongridtrack.com

 

OnGrid reserves the right to change you from the group you originally registered for, into another group, if we do not feel you meet the criteria for your registered run group.  Please make sure you register for the appropriate run group.

These are generally our run groups, however sometimes we modify and add a School Group or any extra groups if needed to accommodated drivers and keep the car count in groups low.

 

Our events are ran no matter the weather.

Buttonwillow Raceway

Buttonwillow, CA
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